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I’m crabby today, so what’s better than some crab door knockers

I  am way too crabby this morning. Not sure why, just woke up on the wrong side of the bed. As a matter of fact, I am so crabby, I didn’t feel like writing a second post so I stole … Continue reading

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 5/29/15

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

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We are getting to that time of year…outdoor showers

Here’s a beauty… Great idea using long shutters for doors…adds air flow (so IMPORTANT in an outdoor shower) and looks pretty. That’s a win/win.   Here’s an article from Houzz that details the steps/costs of adding an outdoor shower to … Continue reading

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More on painting paneling…

I have not written about painting paneling in a long time. I recently saw this picture on the House Beautiful blog…   The caption next to the picture said, “Painting the paneled walls and cabinets of the library deep blue … Continue reading

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Little things that make a BIG difference – a moveable wall of plants

I am always looking for ideas to transform space on the cheap. I find that when sellers are selling, the last thing they want to do is spend money transforming their house to make it look better for resale. Sure … Continue reading

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Happy Memorial Day!

Many thanks to those who serve and have served.

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 5/22/15

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

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Does your house require flood insurance? Maybe not!

Recently, I have been running into several properties that require flood insurance, but have very clearly never flooded. How does that happen? Well, a few years ago after Super-storm Sandy, FEMA reconsidered its flood maps and where they felt new … Continue reading

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US Home Price Expectations

The above chart, US Home Price Expectations, reflects expert opinions on where home prices are headed. I like this chart because it reflects not only the optimists’, but also the pessimists’ views…separately. Both feel prices are headed upwards, but I have … Continue reading

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