Author Archives: Susan Herrmann

Do you always have to clean shiny front doors?

I recently wrote a post on ultra-shiny front door paint. Here are a couple of examples of shiny front doors…                 My one question is, do they stay shiny over time? I would think … Continue reading

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Well said…

  Image: Nesting Place  

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Houses in a neighborhood affect each other

I just read an interesting article on RealtorMag.com, the online magazine from the National Association of Realtors. The main crux of the article focused on real estate as a product. But to me, the fact that houses in proximity of … Continue reading

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Vinyl siding is used most on new homes

Hmmmm…not sure how I feel about that. What will all these vinyl products do to the environment? Do they emit gases over time that are not healthy? What happens when these homes are torn down…where does all the vinyl siding … Continue reading

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Sunday snooping in property transfers! They paid how much?!?

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 source … Continue reading

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Has Pottery Barn changed their paint?

Last I looked, Pottery Barn was making their paint selections available through Benjamin Moore. I just got an email from them showcasing their new fall selections from Sherwin Williams. Hmmmm, wonder when they made that switch? In any event, they … Continue reading

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 9/12/14

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

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A green front door color that’s beyond fabulous

  This green front door is BEYOND fabulous…   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, here here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here & here   Image: Stephan Hoerold/E+/Getty Images

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Little things that make a BIG difference – Sculpted Shrubbery

What is “sculpted shrubbery” you ask? It is the plantings, bushes and hedges on the outside of your house that have been trimmed and neatened with a hedge trimmer. As an example, I have a listing coming on that is … Continue reading

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An Orange-y Red Front Door for Monday

I had another post planned, but I saw this and had to showcase it immediately. What a great orange-y red color. The door itself is very pretty too. Happy Monday, have a great week!   You can look at many … Continue reading

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