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Simply Re-Grouting Will Breathe New Like Into Your Tiles
Posted on 02/23/2020
Simply Re-Grouting Will Breathe New Like Into Your Tiles
Photo by Brett Hondow via Pixabay You love your tiles. But they don't seem to do your bathroom justice anymore. Ask yourself, is it the tiles themselves, or what's in between that makes you cringe? Is the grout cracked, faded, yellowish or gray? Breathe new life into a dirty-looking bathroom tile floor, kitchen backsplash or tile shower by...
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Make These Four Green Improvements to Boost Your Home's Resale Value
Posted on 02/16/2020
Make These Four Green Improvements to Boost Your Home's Resale Value
Photo by rawpixel via Pixabay Did you know buyers are willing to pay nearly 3.5 percent more for a home that features green or high-performance features? And while that may not sound like a lot, it factors out to be a whopping $8,750 for every $250,000. The key to getting the most for your green upgrades, however, lies...
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A List of Closing Documents an Attorney Can Help You Review and Understand
Posted on 02/09/2020
A List of Closing Documents an Attorney Can Help You Review and Understand
Photo by Rafa Bordes via Pixabay Real estate closings could be quite simple at one end of the spectrum or very difficult at the other end. In most cases, you will need to understand the legal ramifications of signing several documents, including the note, mortgage, transfer of title, mineral rights, title insurance and tax documents. If your closing...
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Transform Your Home With a 203k Loan
Posted on 02/02/2020
Transform Your Home With a 203k Loan
Photo by James DeMers via Pixabay If you're hoping to make some major changes to your home, you're likely interested in the types (and terms) of financing available to you. The 203k loan was designed to give homeowners an attractive interest rate, so they'd be more likely to upgrade and modernize their homes. However, it's not available to...
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3 Tips for Choosing Sensical Rentals
Posted on 01/26/2020
3 Tips for Choosing Sensical Rentals
Photo by Photo Mix via Pixabay For many investors, purchasing a property to rent out just makes sense. But finding properties that'll help you meet your long-term goals can be tricky. Whether you're considering a turnkey property or a property to rehab and rent yourself, keeping these tips in mind will help you weed out low-performers while you're...
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Ways to Organize a Messy Closet
Posted on 01/19/2020
Ways to Organize a Messy Closet
Generally, a closet ought to bring simplicity to your life. Whether it's a large walk-in or an itty-bitty space, a neat closet should be where you can get the things you need any time of the day. However, keeping a closet neat and organized can be more complicated than it seems. One day you have a clean closet...
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Video Tour  - 1 Columbus Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Posted on 01/14/2020
Video Tour - 1 Columbus Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Move in Ready, Year Round Home in Private (Seasonally Gated) Old Lyme, CT Shore Community of Miami Beach! This Beach Home is in Zone X of FEMA maps, Out of all Flood Zones!!! Just blocks to the private beach with parking, rinse off station, basketball and common area for picnics. Community is Golf Cart Friendly with designated parking at the beach. Security provided in the summer months to ensure privacy for the residents and guests. Interior was taken down to the studs for remodeling 10 years ago and extra insulation in walls and ceiling were added at that time. Beautiful Hardwoods, Windows, Roof, Siding, Water Heater, Pressure Tank, Well...
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Another Property Rented - 27 Chadwick Drive, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Posted on 01/14/2020
Another Property Rented - 27 Chadwick Drive, Old Lyme, CT 06371
This wonderfully updated Year Round and furnished (Home can be Semi-Furnished. Completely Unfurnished is Negotiable) home is waiting for you to enjoy near the shore in Old Lyme CT! Enjoy the beautiful sun room or relax on the expansive, two tiered deck, all overlooking the Huge yard. All the large bedrooms have Queen beds! The finished lower level, with Half Bath,would make a great office/play/movie area. The open floor plan lends itself to a quiet get together, dining with friends and family or a fun filled game night! Lease this soon for your upcoming stay in the Old Lyme area soon. SMALL, UNDER 30LBS, AT LEAST 2 YEARS OLD, NON SHEDDING, ...
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Another Property Rented - 27 Chadwick Drive, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Posted on 01/14/2020
Another Property Rented - 27 Chadwick Drive, Old Lyme, CT 06371
This wonderfully updated Year Round and furnished (Home can be Semi-Furnished. Completely Unfurnished is Negotiable) home is waiting for you to enjoy near the shore in Old Lyme CT! Enjoy the beautiful sun room or relax on the expansive, two tiered deck, all overlooking the Huge yard. All the large bedrooms have Queen beds! The finished lower level, with Half Bath,would make a great office/play/movie area. The open floor plan lends itself to a quiet get together, dining with friends and family or a fun filled game night! Lease this soon for your upcoming stay in the Old Lyme area soon. SMALL, UNDER 30LBS, AT LEAST 2 YEARS OLD, NON SHEDDING, ...
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1 Columbus Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/14/2020
1 Columbus Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371 is now new to the market!
Move in Ready, Year Round Home in Private (Seasonally Gated) Old Lyme, CT Shore Community of Miami Beach! This Beach Home is in Zone X of FEMA maps, Out of all Flood Zones!!! Just blocks to the private beach with parking, rinse off station, basketball and common area for picnics. Community is Golf Cart Friendly with designated parking at the beach. Security provided in the summer months to ensure privacy for the residents and guests. Interior was taken down to the studs for remodeling 10 years ago and extra insulation in walls and ceiling were added at that time. Beautiful Hardwoods, Windows, Roof, Siding, Water Heater, Pressure Tank, Well...
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Key Signs You Are Unlikely to Receive an Offer to Purchase Soon
Posted on 01/12/2020
Key Signs You Are Unlikely to Receive an Offer to Purchase Soon
If you recently listed your home, you may expect many offers to purchase to come your way in the near future. However, the house selling journey can be difficult to navigate, and there are many signs that indicate offers to purchase your home may be unlikely to arrive any time soon. These signs include: 1. Homebuyers are not scheduling...
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How to Choose the Right Property to Flip
Posted on 01/05/2020
How to Choose the Right Property to Flip
Photo by Jonny Lindner via Pixabay Making a flip profitable starts with one straightforward requirement: find a great deal. These tips are straightforward but crucial if you want to nail your first flip or your tenth. 1. Spread the Word that You're In The Market By this point you should have a rock star team nailed down--a few...
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