Author Archives: Susan Herrmann

Save some money zhooshing your home for re-sale

I am a huge fan of Ikea’s textiles. Their bedspreads and duvet covers are a quick, inexpensive way to freshen up a room and add a little panache to the space. I use Ikea bedspreads in my son’s room. They … Continue reading

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It’s going to be 90° today, a perfect day to sit on a porch

Just like my Dad was, I am a big fan of the porch. Today, Houzz featured an ideabook which details the appropriate amount of space needed for a porch. Their timing is perfect considering the forecast today is calling for … Continue reading

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A door with potential

  I don’t know why, but I am totally intrigued by this door. Love the shape. I love the trim detail and the ivy surrounding it. I feel as if it should be painted some phenomenal color. Pumpkin-y orange, maybe? … Continue reading

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Back to school today!

My main man is headed off to THIRD grade today. I am happy to be back to a more regimented schedule, but I will really miss having him around. What does that have to do with real estate? Absolutely nothing. … Continue reading

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

  Here are the local property transfers…happy snooping! I am having problems with sourcing the property transfers again. The local Patch websites have changed formats and are not (as of yet) providing recent sales. I will have to find another … Continue reading

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Staging your kitchen for re-sale

Thursday I wrote a post about getting your house ready for re-sale for the fall selling season. I featured tips on selecting paint. Today, I am featuring an ideabook from Houzz that talks about staging your kitchen. I’ve never seen … Continue reading

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 8/22/14

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

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How to pick paint

I’m back from my all too brief respite of last week. Now I’m in the fall season mode…organizing, cleaning, getting the house ready…ready for what, I am not sure Today I was going to do a post on getting a … Continue reading

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Weekly Homes Sales Snapshot – 8/15/14

  They are a few days late, but here are the weekly sales results for last week… Source: Greater Fairfield County CMLS,  HOUSES Sold = Single Family, Multi-Family, Condo/Co-Op  

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I need a break

One thing I’ve been noticing over the course of this summer is that this blog has suffered. I am busy at home and I am busy at work and I have been “phoning it in” to this blog all summer. … Continue reading

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