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Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second House
Posted on 08/18/2019
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second House
The decision to purchase a second home may be one of the biggest choices you will make in your lifetime. As such, it is important to consider all of the factors associated with a house purchase before you embark on a quest to acquire a second residence. Now, let's take a look at three key factors to evaluate as...
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Getting Pre-Qualified for Your Mortgage
Posted on 08/18/2019
Getting Pre-Qualified for Your Mortgage
Potential home buyers should obtain a pre-qualification letter from their lenders to access a home loan. This letter communicates what the lender thinks about you being qualified for a mortgage up to a certain amount and is dependent on the data you gave about your assets, income, and expenses. Pre-qualification is just the primary step, and it provides...
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Another Property Sold - 31 Freshwater Lane, Wilton, CT 06897
Posted on 08/17/2019
Another Property Sold - 31 Freshwater Lane, Wilton, CT 06897
Location, location, location! Fantastic South Wilton location, minutes to train, highways, shopping, schools, AND, steps to coveted Cranbury Park. This impeccably maintained three bedroom ranch style home is situated on the most beautiful property, set back a bit from the road offering a peaceful setting. Updated kitchen includes granite counters, stainless appliances, gas range and dining area. Living room, dining room, master bedroom with full bath, and two additional bedrooms and full bath complete the main floor. Lower level includes 400 sf of additional living space to include play/rec room, office space, cedar closet and laundry....
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41 Fanton Hill Road, Weston, CT 06883 has an Open House on  Sunday, August 18, 2019 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Posted on 08/13/2019
41 Fanton Hill Road, Weston, CT 06883 has an Open House on Sunday, August 18, 2019 1:00 PM to 3:00 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, (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 this tranquil...
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3 Family Traditions for Your New Home
Posted on 08/11/2019
3 Family Traditions for Your New Home
Moving your family into a new home brings with it a sense of renewal and excitement. Perhaps you also moved to a new city or a new neighborhood. While a big move comes with challenges, it also presents incredible opportunities for your family’s lifestyle. Take this time to implement positive change in your household by establishing new traditions...
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Minimizing Your Waste to Nothing
Posted on 08/11/2019
Minimizing Your Waste to Nothing
Post If living green is a new endeavor for you, reducing your waste output down to zero is an ambitious goal. However, it is a noble one. With some re-thinking and effort, you can make great strides in the quantity of trash you and your household produces. Put in some of these practices and what you add to landfills...
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20 Little Fox Lane, Weston, CT 06883 now has a new price of $599,000!
Posted on 08/06/2019
20 Little Fox Lane, Weston, CT 06883 now has a new price of $599,000!
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. 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, garage doors, finished and waterproofed basement etc.. ...
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17 Tannery Lane North, Weston, CT 06883 now has a new price of $939,000!
Posted on 08/04/2019
17 Tannery Lane North, Weston, CT 06883 now has a new price of $939,000!
Located on a coveted lower Weston cul-de-sac, this 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 master suite,...
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What Does It Take to Engage a Homebuyer?
Posted on 08/04/2019
What Does It Take to Engage a Homebuyer?
How a home seller engages buyers is key. If a seller allocates the necessary time and resources to connect with buyers, he or she can boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful property selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you engage buyers and speed up the house selling journey. 1. Create an Effective...
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Creating Your Ideal Community
Posted on 08/04/2019
Creating Your Ideal Community
So, you figured out what your ideal home looks like. Now it’s time to determine where this home is? Are you looking for a place in the same neighborhood you already live? Did you take a transfer or new jobs that are moving you to a new city? Determining the features, you seek in the area around your...
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9 Partridge Lane, Weston, CT 06883 has an Open House on  Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Posted on 08/03/2019
9 Partridge Lane, Weston, CT 06883 has an Open House on Sunday, August 4, 2019 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Just reduced by $100,000! Welcome to 9 Partridge Lane, a warm and delightful 5 bedroom home nestled in a neighborhood among other special properties on a quiet road in south Weston. Ideal neighborhood for dog walking, bike riding, going for a run etc. Large and open living spaces flow from one to the other. The hub of the home is the eat in gourmet kitchen with beautiful counters and breakfast bar, and all the bells and whistles that today’s buyer wants. Kitchen opens to a large family room with vaulted ceiling, stone fireplace and, sliders to a covered deck. Whether you are curled up on the couch watching a football game, or, binging...
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Another Property Sold - 97 Lords Highway, Weston, CT 06883
Posted on 08/03/2019
Another Property Sold - 97 Lords Highway, Weston, CT 06883
This magical lakefront home has undergone an outstanding renovation, marrying the house, water and nature in an unsurpassed setting with mesmerizing water views from almost every room. Feng shui principals of stone, water, wood and nature were instrumental in creating a property in total harmony with its environment. Kitchen w/ vaulted ceiling and 180 degree views. Outstanding first floor master suite. French doors and sliders along the entire rear of the houses lead to decks, patios, tiered gardens and lawns, all with water...
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