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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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Posted on 11/15/2020
How to Waterproof Your Home
Photo by Martinelle via Pixabay One of the things that people may not think about when buying a house is waterproofing the crawlspace or basement. However, this is one of the biggest home maintenance items to address. You may not think of it because waterproofing is usually done when the house is built. However, it is important to...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Garden DIY: How to Build a Rolling Plant Caddy
Photo by Huy Phan from Pexels Plants and flower pots can be heavy items to move around. The good news is you can eliminate the trouble with a rolling plant caddy. You can build one yourself using rustic wood or precut pieces from your local home store. Stability is the key here. Plan to build the caddy large...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
What Does It Take to Purchase a House?
The process of finding and purchasing your dream house may prove to be difficult, regardless of whether you are an experienced or first-time homebuyer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to avoid hurdles as you navigate the homebuying journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you quickly discover a quality home at an...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Tips on Creating a Luxurious Indoor Swimming Pool Area
Photo by Michelle Maria via Pixabay Having an indoor pool provides a convenient place to unwind and have fun throughout the year. Depending on the layout of your home and other factors, you can design a visually striking indoor pool that offers plenty of space for swimming. Consider the following design ideas for your luxurious indoor pool. Outdoor...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
DIY: Go Door Chic with Antique Doorknobs
Image by savannaholson0 from Pixabay There are many people who are looking for new and inventive ways to decorate their home. In order to get the most out of this process, it is important to pay attention to detail. The doorknobs are a commonly overlooked source of decoration. One of the ways to add a little bit of...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
How to Decide between Carpeting, Hardwood or Tile?
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels The short answer to our question of the day is... We all know what we like when we see it. New flooring can greatly increase your home's beauty in the eye of the beholder, yet it's impossible to know what kind of flooring will attract your home's next buyer. That said, here are...
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Posted on 10/08/2020
Another Property Sold - 7 Reservoir Road, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Welcome to this newly painted 3+ bedroom home. Large open floor plan, living room with wood burning fireplace. Eat in kitchen with new granite counters. First floor has office and formal dining room. First floor Master bedroom with new carpet and en-suite master bath. Upstairs has 3 spacious bedrooms with plenty of closet space. Newer installed hardwood floors upstairs. Lower level has a game room and play room with plenty of additional storage. Two car attached garage on large level lot. Close to town and amenities, health clubs, library and Main Street. This home has association beach rights to the reservoir for swimming, grilling,...
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Posted on 10/08/2020
Another Property Sold - 262 Jefferson Avenue, New London, CT 06320
Investors take advantage of the strong rental market this one has room to raise the rents. 4 one bedroom units, New Boiler, New siding, Replacement windows and sliders, Coin op laundry, all units have decks, storage rooms in basement, off street parking, tenant pays electric and hot water. Selling as-is. Owner is licensed agent in state of CO not listing...
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Posted on 10/06/2020
36 Corsino Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371 now has a new price of $629,000!
Stunning, Private, Expansive Deck with Sunroom (that adds another 290 Square Feet of Living Space!), Hot Tub, Golf Cart, Remodeled Baths and Interior, Newer Roof and Windows, Fully Furnished, Newer Composite and Hardwood Floors, Shed for Golf Cart/Scooters/Beach Toys/Yard Care Items. Does any of this interest you? How about, Beautiful Association beach with ample parking, rinse off station, basketball court and gazebo? Still not enough? A true Master Suite with an over sized Full bathroom, two large closets and private access to the deck with hot tub and Enclosed outdoor shower (Truly enclosed, it has a roof and Hot & Cold Running...
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Posted on 10/06/2020
36 Corsino Avenue, Old Lyme, CT 06371 now has a new price of $629,000!
Stunning, Private, Expansive Deck with Sunroom (that adds another 290 Square Feet of Living Space!), Hot Tub, Golf Cart, Remodeled Baths and Interior, Newer Roof and Windows, Fully Furnished, Newer Composite and Hardwood Floors, Shed for Golf Cart/Scooters/Beach Toys/Yard Care Items. Does any of this interest you? How about, Beautiful Association beach with ample parking, rinse off station, basketball court and gazebo? Still not enough? A true Master Suite with an over sized Full bathroom, two large closets and private access to the deck with hot tub and Enclosed outdoor shower (Truly enclosed, it has a roof and Hot & Cold Running...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Don't Let Flood Damage Ruin Your Home
Photo by Pete Linforth via Pixabay Floods can be devastating. Not only do they damage many of your personal belongings, but they can also lead to devastating problems with your home. The good news is, you can make the process easier by following a few steps in the immediate aftermath of a home flood. Contact Your Insurance Company...
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