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Is a “Fixer Upper” Right For Me?

Is a “Fixer Upper” Right For Me?   When you’re thinking of moving into a new home, you are often faced with two choices – purchase a move-in ready home, or a fixer upper. Asking yourself which option is best for you is the first step, You need to weigh your pros and cons before…

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Backyard Entertainment

Entertain at home!

#Entertain at home #Backyard Entertainment #Extend Your Living space #Outdoor living With the amount of time we work it is often nice to enjoy recreation at home.  There are a number of things you can do to enhance your outdoor space and you don’t have to have water front property to do so! Take a…

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First Time Buyers – Millenials

First Time Buyers – Millennials Could Fuel Starter Home Market   First Time Buyers – Millenials All those Millennials who moved in with their parents after college may finally be ready to move out and buy their own homes, say researchers at Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Over the next decade, the number of…

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How To Find The Perfect Water Front Property In Connecticut

How To Find The Perfect Water Front Property In Connecticut – House hunting can be such a fun process. You get to explore different areas of the city, get to know different neighborhoods, and even get decorating inspiration. When it comes to searching for a waterfront property, the game changes a little bit. In some cases,…

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Get Rid of Annoying Outdoor Pests

Get Rid of Annoying Outdoor Pests Get Rid of Annoying Outdoor Pests. Get Rid of Annoying Outdoor PestsTry these tools and tricks to get rid of summer’s most unwelcome visitors: Wasps/Bees You don’t want to kill these guys because they pollinate plants (bees) and kill other insects (wasps). But, you also don’t want them taking…

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6 Red Flags to Watch for When Buying a Home

6 Red Flags to Watch for When Buying a Home – If you’re house hunting, you probably have a list of things to look for when you’re touring a potential new home, but searching for those items may leave you blind to the things you SHOULD notice but don’t pay attention to. Sellers should disclose any issues…

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Ridgefield CT - 4th of July Celebration

Ridgefield CT – 4th of July Celebration

Ridgefield CT – 4th of July Celebration   There are many activities going on this Holiday weekend. Here are a few in the Ridgefield CT area: Patriotic Pinwheels 2:00 PM | Thursday Jul 3, 2014 Honor Independence Day with a pinwheel for your front lawn, porch, or planters. Cut and build a wheel with metallic,…

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Mortgages and Retirement

Mortgages and Retirement  Mortgages and Retirement.  A growing number of retired Americans have more mortgage debt, less affordable loans and are at a greater risk of foreclosure than prior generations, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said in a new report. What’s the big deal about having a mortgage during retirement? Income typically falls during retirement,…

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Deck Stain

Deck Stains that Last the Longest!

Deck Stains that Last the Longest! Deck Stains that Last the Longest! It’s ironic that a wooden deck, symbolic of leisure time, often requires much more upkeep than other parts of the home exterior. By applying the right type of stain to your deck, and the right brand of product, you can stretch out the…

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