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Another Property Rented - 33 North Water Street #702, Norwalk, CT 06854
Posted on 10/17/2019
Another Property Rented - 33 North Water Street #702, Norwalk, CT 06854
Come home to this Manhattan style chic 2 bedroom 2 bath apartment on 7th floor. Wonderful views of Norwalk Harbor. The open plan living area features bamboo floors and Gas log fireplace. Walls of glass making this a light filled area. Stylish kitchen with stainless appliances and recently refinished counters and floors. Master suite with waterviews. 2nd bedroom and bath. The building has gym and also a community room for owners use. 1 reserved parking space in underground garage and also one reserved parking space outside. Walk to train for easy commute to NYC and be part of vibrant Sono area with many restaurants and bars. New mall opening...
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Key Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend an Open House
Posted on 10/13/2019
Key Things You Need to Consider Before You Attend an Open House
An open house enables a buyer to check out a residence in-person and determine if this home matches or exceeds his or her expectations. However, a buyer who fails to plan ahead for an open house may struggle to make the most of this opportunity. Ultimately, there are several things you need to consider before you attend an open...
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Vital Things to Remember When Selling Your Home
Posted on 10/13/2019
Vital Things to Remember When Selling Your Home
If you've decided to put your home on the market, one important thing to keep in mind is that perception is everything -- or close to it, anyway! The impression you make on prospective buyers can either help seal the deal or break it, depending on whether that impression is positive or negative. The visual aspects of your home...
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Another Property Rented - 17 Tannery Lane North #1, Weston, CT 06883
Posted on 10/09/2019
Another Property Rented - 17 Tannery Lane North #1, Weston, CT 06883
Located on a coveted lower Weston cul-de-sac, this single family custom home, completely rebuilt in 2006 offers unparalleled craftsmanship and exceptional one level living. Create fabulous meals in the oversized gourmet kitchen with vaulted ceiling, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. An expansive island/breakfast bar and spacious dining banquet welcome gatherings of any size. Large windows bath the home with natural light, a generous outdoor patio space. and views to in-ground pool that allow you to entertain friends, exercise or enjoy cooling off on a hot Summer day. Seamless flow of one level living with hallway to private...
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Does Your HVAC System Need An Upgrade?
Posted on 10/06/2019
Does Your HVAC System Need An Upgrade?
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (or HVAC) is a technology used by homeowners to provide heating and cooling. A good HVAC system will ensure that your home is comfortable, especially in extreme weather conditions. HVAC systems are known to last for more than a decade, but you shouldn't rely entirely on 'vintage' heating/cooling units, so you don't get...
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Should You Build New? Or go Pre-Owned?
Posted on 10/06/2019
Should You Build New? Or go Pre-Owned?
First-time homebuyers often gravitate to newly-built homes, and for good reason. In a new build, the buyer often gets to choose finishes, fixtures, and flooring. Newer homes have higher energy-efficiency standards and meet up-to-date codes. Most of all, no one else lived there before you. It’s all virgin territory. Advantages of new buildsSome new builds offer even more...
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20 Little Fox Lane, Weston, CT 06883 has an Open House on  Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Posted on 10/03/2019
20 Little Fox Lane, Weston, CT 06883 has an Open House on Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Welcome home to this charming four bedroom, two and a half bath colonial on popular Little Fox Lane! Conveniently located on the Weston/Wilton line, less than two miles to Weston school campus, and Weston center, and five minutes to Cannondale or Wilton Train stations. This gem of a home lives large and offers great flow with an inviting kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, granite counter and breakfast bar, opening to sitting room. Light and bright formal living room with fireplace opens to dining room with access to large deck. Great entertaining space! The list of NEW features includes central air conditioning, insulation,...
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41 Fanton Hill Road, Weston, CT 06883 has an Open House on  Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Posted on 10/03/2019
41 Fanton Hill Road, Weston, CT 06883 has an Open House on Sunday, October 6, 2019 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Located in a coveted lower Weston neighborhood and only minutes away from Weston Center/schools and Westport shopping and trains, 41 Fanton Hill Road is the quintessential Connecticut country home. This meticulously appointed and sophisticated ranch-style home retains the charm of its 1930’s roots while offering many modern updates, including updated kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless appliances, a renovated den/bedroom with cathedral ceilings, (very private, perfect in-law/au pair space) hardwood floors throughout and more. Situated on over 3.5 spectacular acres provides plenty of room for a pool and tennis court to complete...
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Another Property Rented - 284 Lyons Plain Road, Weston, CT 06883
Posted on 10/02/2019
Another Property Rented - 284 Lyons Plain Road, Weston, CT 06883
Charming 3 bedroom farmhouse located on a beautiful estate in lower Weston. New kitchen with open flow to dining and living area. This welcoming home has plenty of character and privacy. Covered porch area with peaceful views of open space. Property is partially furnished. Exterior maintenance...
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Relocating to a Different Climate - Movin’ on Up!
Posted on 09/29/2019
Relocating to a Different Climate - Movin’ on Up!
When you move to a higher altitude, a lot about your climate changes. This change affects everything from your ability to breathe to how your food cooks. When you visit an area of higher elevation, the oxygen levels are lower, which has an adverse effect on your body. In time and with proper preparation, you will acclimate, but...
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Want Wood Floors in Your Kitchen?
Posted on 09/29/2019
Want Wood Floors in Your Kitchen?
A growing trend in interior design is to put wood flooring in the kitchen. If this seems counter-intuitive to you, you're not the only one. After all, the risk of damage from traffic, water, spills, stains, and even burns could certainly give one pause. But mainly to accommodate the free-flow open-concept designs and create a visually seamless aspect,...
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20 Little Fox Lane, Weston, CT 06883 now has a new price of $569,000!
Posted on 09/27/2019
20 Little Fox Lane, Weston, CT 06883 now has a new price of $569,000!
Welcome home to this charming four bedroom, two and a half bath colonial on popular Little Fox Lane! Conveniently located on the Weston/Wilton line, less than two miles to Weston school campus, and Weston center, and five minutes to Cannondale or Wilton Train stations. This gem of a home lives large and offers great flow with an inviting kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances, granite counter and breakfast bar, opening to sitting room. Light and bright formal living room with fireplace opens to dining room with access to large deck. Great entertaining space! The list of NEW features includes central air conditioning, insulation,...
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