Author Archives: Susan Herrmann

Chalkboard Paint…One woman’s opinion…Part 2

I recently wrote a post about the use of chalkboard paint. I talked about how it’s all the rage and yet, I simply do not get the concept. My biggest concern with it is the erased chalk residue left behind … Continue reading

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Little things that make a BIG difference – Shower Curtains

Recently I have been showing a lot of vacant houses. Not for any particular reason, it’s just sort of a random coincidence that they are empty. Some of the houses have been vacant rentals and some have been houses for … Continue reading

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Which front door color to pick?

Pick them all! (This reminds me of the bus on the Partridge Family) You can look at many other pretty front door colors I have featured here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here & here Image: Claire Bock Design    

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Sunday snooping time! They paid how much for that house?!?

I am including Patch.com as a source for property transfers (by town) this week. Originally I did not want to use this as a source because the pages don’t always load properly. I use a Macbook Air and my browser … Continue reading

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I am very happy to report that it’s BEACH STICKER time!

Around here, if you don’t get a beach sticker, then you are out of luck going to the beach! Don’t wait until it’s too late, click on the links below for your town and register. Don’t forget your sunblock! Norwalk: … Continue reading

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Weekly Sales Snapshot – 4/11/14

  Source: Greater Fairfield County CMLS,  HOUSES Sold = Single Family, Multi-Family, Condo/Co-Op

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Hmmm, I am thinking of a new countertop…what do I choose?

While I was showing my new tenant around her new home, I realized we would have to replace the counters in the kitchen soon. At the time we bought the house, we gutted the original 1955 kitchen (plywood cabinets and … Continue reading

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I love bay windows

I just love a good bay window. For me, they are right up there with french doors. I actually have two of them in my house. One was already there when I bought the house and I put the other … Continue reading

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A Landlord’s best friend

As I mentioned before, one of my rental houses was recently available for rent. A cute little house if ever there was one! Being a Landlord is wonderful while the tenants are happy and the checks are arriving promptly on … Continue reading

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I never met a decorating quiz I didn’t like…

I am such a sucker for those self-assessment quizzes! I take them every time I run into one. Yesterday, in my Houzz weekly newsletter, I found a quiz asking me my “decorating style”. Good question as I would be hard-pressed … Continue reading

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