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What to consider when choosing an EXTERIOR house color

Painting the outside of your house is a great way to boost your curb appeal prior to listing your home. Choosing the CORRECT color can instantaneously update a home and make it seem more modern and fresh. The operative word in … Continue reading

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Making an offer on a house

The most important thing to remember when making an offer on a house…what’s meant to be, is meant to be. If you are suppose to live in the house you want, then it WILL happen, one way or the other, it … Continue reading

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How old are the houses in your state?

I saw this chart on Zillow and, of course, I had to check out my state, Connecticut. I was shocked that the average age of homes was from the 1950s. I was sure the houses would have been older since there are … Continue reading

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 8/28/15

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

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School starts today!

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

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Buyer Turn-offs

The other day I was reading the Zillow Blog and found a list of potential home buyer turn-offs. Some of the things on the list were so obvious they gave me a chuckle. You can find the list here.   … Continue reading

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Little things that make a BIG difference – Tangled electrical cords

I had a house listed for sale several months back that was not occupied by the owner, but rather by a tenant. The house was decorated with very nice things and the tenant kept things very neat. It was easy … Continue reading

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Moss on the Roof – One Realtor’s Opinion

As I mentioned, we were recently vacationing in Maine. Every year we stay in the same cottage. For a variety of reasons, this particular cottage just works for my family. It’s a bit older, and not as “deluxe” as some … Continue reading

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 8/21/15

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

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 8/14/15

Sorry for the silence! I was on vacation and fell off the blogosphere grid. Every time I sat down to write a post there was something more fun to do! I am back and decided to start by catching up … Continue reading

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