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Alternative Funding: Crowdfunding for Down-Payments
Posted on 12/15/2019
Alternative Funding: Crowdfunding for Down-Payments
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay In an age where collaboration is on the rise, it’s not surprising that some are looking to find an alternative source of funding for their home or business purchase. Crowdfunding has been a successful way to fund various projects and business propositions, but it seems that some have found a way to make...
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Common Home Selling Problems and How to Avoid Them
Posted on 12/08/2019
Common Home Selling Problems and How to Avoid Them
Selling a house should be quick and easy. Yet issues may arise that make it tough to enjoy a fast, profitable house selling experience. Common problems that come up during the home selling journey include: 1. Lack of Curb Appeal Dedicate time and resources to bolster your residence's curb appeal – you'll be glad you did. Remember, your residence...
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What to Expect If You Submit a Competitive Offer on a House
Posted on 12/01/2019
What to Expect If You Submit a Competitive Offer on a House
If you want to buy your dream house, you'll likely need to submit a competitive offer from the get-go. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving a "Yes" from a home seller and proceed along the homebuying journey. Putting together a competitive homebuying proposal can be simple. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Tips for Choosing the Right A/C Unit
Posted on 11/24/2019
Tips for Choosing the Right A/C Unit
Photo by: Will Malott via Unsplash When it comes to buying things for the home, the air conditioning unit is not the most intriguing. But it is one of the essential components. Choosing the right A/C unit may be the difference between utmost comfort and sizzling heat. Determining the right type of air conditioning unit and how to...
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Enhance Your House Listing
Posted on 11/17/2019
Enhance Your House Listing
Believe it or not, a home listing may make or break your ability to sell your residence. If your initial home listing fails to stir up interest from property buyers, there is no need to stress. In fact, there are many quick, easy ways to bolster a house listing. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Is Commuting Worth Owning a Home?
Posted on 11/10/2019
Is Commuting Worth Owning a Home?
Photo by Monkey Business Images via Shutterstock Homeownership is a marvelous thing. Many folks go to extraordinary lengths to make it happen for their household. One thing that makes ownership difficult is affordability in the same locale as your employment. When that's the case, many potential buyers begin searching outside their comfortable commuting radius to find an affordable...
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Avoid Tunnel Vision When Searching For a New Home
Posted on 11/03/2019
Avoid Tunnel Vision When Searching For a New Home
When buying a house, especially your first home, it's all too easy to make impulsive decisions and fail to "see the forest for the trees." Although it's impossible to ignore your emotional reactions to a house for sale, it's vital to look at the big picture and make sure there are no red flags being ignored or glossed over....
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Another Property Rented - 19 Center Beach Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Posted on 10/28/2019
Another Property Rented - 19 Center Beach Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Rare Year Round Rental in Old Lyme and close to the beach!! 2 car garage, large yard, sun porch and deck. Owner is limiting this property to 4 occupants. No Pets or Smoking. If you would like to be in Old Lyme, near the shore, this is...
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Are There Home Selling Shortcuts That Work?
Posted on 10/27/2019
Are There Home Selling Shortcuts That Work?
The home selling journey sometimes is filled with hurdles that make it tough for an individual to optimize his or her property sale earnings. Fortunately, there are several shortcuts that a home seller can take to boost the likelihood of enjoying a profitable property selling experience. These shortcuts include: 1. Hire a Home Cleaning Company A home cleaning company...
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Another Property Sold - 16 Norman Road, Griswold, CT 06351
Posted on 10/24/2019
Another Property Sold - 16 Norman Road, Griswold, CT 06351
Don't miss out on this Charming 3 Bedroom Split Level Home Offers Open Living Area with Vaulted Ceilings breakfast Bar and dining area and living room. Upper Level has Master Suite with New Master Bathroom and Double closets with built ins. Second Bedroom and 2nd Bathroom. Lower Level Walkout has 3rd Bedroom, Full Bathroom and Family Room. Freshly Painted with New Flooring and Ready To Move In. Country Setting on Approximately an Acre with Storage Shed large yard, patio and crushed stone driveway. Call...
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4 Crucial Reasons to Call for a Home Inspection
Posted on 10/20/2019
4 Crucial Reasons to Call for a Home Inspection
The home buying process can be pretty frustrating. What’s worse? The spending never ends. It feels as though you have to pay for everything. No wonder a good number of homebuyers resolve to rent due to frustration from the home buying process. It just never ends. Now to the expenses. First, you are struggling to get a home...
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Video Tour  - 27 Chadwick Drive, Old Lyme, CT 06371
Posted on 10/14/2019
Video Tour - 27 Chadwick Drive, Old Lyme, CT 06371
This wonderfully updated and furnished 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 would make a great office 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, DOG MAY BE ALLOWED. NO PUPPIES OR CATS, SORRY. $1800 for the whole house, no garage. $1600 for the upper...
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