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Posted on 01/17/2021
Is Buying a Home Worth It?
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock While homeownership often gets referred to as the American Dream, when you purchase before you are prepared, the consequences can be dire. Here are a few reasons you should buy a home. You feel certain. Buying a house is a huge step. It’s sensible to be cautious when making such a...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Benefits of Buying a Large Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay For most people, buying a house is the biggest investment they will make. Unless you are paying cash, the transaction could become complicated. Not that many people can pay cash for a house – and for those that can, it often makes more sense to borrow than to use up cash reserves, especially...
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Posted on 01/09/2021
Another Property Sold - 62 White Sand Beach Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Rarely seen Opportunity at White Sand Beach in Old Lyme! This Over-sized "Cottage" has been a part of this beach community since 1930 and is looking for the new owner that has the vision to see the Memories that can be made in the future! Massive, Enclosed L-Shaped Enclosed Porch with Screens and Windows has Panoramic views of the Beautiful Beach and Long Island Sound. Want more than a beach, how would you like access to 4 association beaches?? Not enough? A little over a block away you can enter Griswold Point with paths and another expansive beach. For those that are looking for an investment and a property to enjoy when you'd like, this...
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Posted on 01/09/2021
Another Property Sold - 62 White Sand Beach Road, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Rarely seen Opportunity at White Sand Beach in Old Lyme! This Over-sized "Cottage" has been a part of this beach community since 1930 and is looking for the new owner that has the vision to see the Memories that can be made in the future! Massive, Enclosed L-Shaped Enclosed Porch with Screens and Windows has Panoramic views of the Beautiful Beach and Long Island Sound. Want more than a beach, how would you like access to 4 association beaches?? Not enough? A little over a block away you can enter Griswold Point with paths and another expansive beach. For those that are looking for an investment and a property to enjoy when you'd like, this...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
3 Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a Home Showing
A home showing often plays a key role in the property selling journey. In fact, if your house dazzles a buyer during a showing, you may receive an offer to purchase your residence shortly after this individual views your home. Of course, there is no guarantee that a house showing will lead to a fast, profitable home selling experience....
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Identify Your House's Weaknesses
If you intend to add your residence to the real estate market, you should try to differentiate your house's weaknesses and strengths. That way, you can plan ahead for the home selling journey and make myriad house improvements before you list your residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you identify your house's weaknesses. 1....
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Outdoor Heating Options
Image by Adi Goldstein from Unsplash If you have a backyard with a terrace or balcony, consider investing in an outdoor heater to extend your living space. Add warmth to chilly fall or spring evenings while relaxing on your porch swing or enjoying a meal on your patio. With a heat source, you can enjoy your outdoor entertainment...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Why It's Worth Your Time to Upgrade Your Residence's Curb Appeal
Bolstering your house's curb appeal is paramount if you want to achieve the best-possible results during the property selling journey. In fact, there are many reasons why you may want to dedicate time and energy to enhance your home's curb appeal, and these include: 1. You can differentiate your home from the competition. Your home only gets one chance...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
How Overpricing Could Hinder a Sale
Photo by Billion Photos via Shutterstock When homeowners start thinking about selling, the first thing they want to know is, “How much can I sell my house for?” Your real estate agent's task is determining the fair market value with a range of prices from low to high. The spread between the two values typical is not large...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Execute a Property Buying Plan
A homebuying plan is a must-have, particularly for those who want to enjoy a successful property buying experience. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to execute a homebuying plan to perfection. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you put your homebuying plan into action and achieve the best-possible results during the...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
DIY Tips for a Speedy Home Sale
Photo by Schluesseldienst via PixabaySelling? Ready to wow potential buyers with some high-impact touch-ups? Here are some top ideas to mesmerize home buyers—without spending a fortune on renovations. Dazzle Them at the Doorstep Many of today's home sales, and certainly most fast transactions, begin with online browsing. First, snap a photo of your home. Take it from the...
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Posted on 11/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 32 Seaside Lane, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Ready to Get Away to the Shore in CT??? It is time to have your very own Beach House getaway! That no one can deny you from coming to. Because you Own It!! This wonderful home, in the much sought after White Sand Beach Community of Old Lyme CT, is waiting for you, but not for long! Step out the door and access the 4 beaches that are available to association members. A bit further down the road, access Griswold Point Reserve, a public access reserve by Old Lyme Conservation Trust, another entire beach to explore and enjoy, along with fields and paths! When at home in your beach house, enjoy the open floor plan, enclosed front porch, 2 baths...
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