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It’s baacckkk…my house flipping itch

I found a chart this morning which lists the top 25 markets for flipping homes… It merely served to re-ignite my flipping itch. Is my area on the list? No. Is my area cost effective for flipping? Not even close. … Continue reading

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A perfect house for me…

A busy morning today…have to be at my son’s school before 9am to read a book to his class and the day unfolds from there. Don’t have time to write anything…BUT…a picture is worth a 1,000 words. Here is one … Continue reading

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Little things that make a BIG difference – Doorbells & Knockers

We have no “guest announcement system” at our house. Guest Announcement System = doorbell or door knocker Whenever anyone comes to our house, they have to knock (and knock hard) on our heavy wooden door. A lot of folks tap … Continue reading

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Do my shutters make people shudder?

One of the things I thought the LEAST about when I renovated my home were the shutters. I knew I wanted them, but¬†beyond that, I didn’t put much thought into them, their design, or their placement. As I am sitting … Continue reading

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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). 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 preferred browser is … Continue reading

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Well said…

As I mentioned, we were recently sprucing up one of our rental houses for its next tenant. The house we were sprucing happens to be my sweet little cape with the cheery apple-green door. I love that door. Of all … Continue reading

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Weekly Sales Snapshot – 4/18/14

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

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A very proud wife…

I know this is a blog about real estate, but, as a proud wife, I am focusing on a very [accurately] flattering write-up about my husband’s radio station. WXPK, The Peak, 107.1…whatever you want to call it, is a truly … Continue reading

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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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