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Posted on 06/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 0 Mountain Laurel Way, Portland, CT 06480
Come to the Hills of Portland and build your dream home. 1.14 acre with 171 feet of road frontage. Treed lot. All testing has been done and approved for a 4 bedroom home. Relax and enjoy your new home and listen to the birds sing and watch the wildlife wonder through. Easy access to Middletown and Glastonbury. Area is loaded with charm and great Restaurants and recreational opportunities. Come on over to Portland for your Dream...
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Posted on 06/21/2021
Smart Irrigation: Keeping the Green in Your Lawn, Home and Wallet
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels If you like to keep your lawn green and healthy year-round, then an irrigation system is key. But you don’t want any old irrigation setup, you need a smart system to enjoy green grass without a huge investment. Thankfully, many new home builders are putting weather smart irrigation systems in before they...
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Posted on 06/14/2021
What is a Zombie Property?
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Zombie properties are homes that have been visibly abandoned but actual ownership has not. The term became popular in the housing industry during the 2007-08 housing crisis when people being unable to make their mortgage payments reached a catastrophic point. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, a firm that tracks different types of...
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Posted on 06/07/2021
4 Quick Fixes for Cabinet Doors that Won't Shut
Photo by Nick Magwood via Pixabay There's nothing more annoying than a cabinet door in the kitchen or bathroom that won't close properly. It squeaks. It catches. Plus it makes the space look less "put together" no matter how clean it otherwise is. Ignoring a door that won't close correctly, can do damage to the hinge or door....
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Posted on 05/31/2021
Gardening 101: Choose a Sprinkler System
Image by AxxLC from Pixabay After you invest your time and your creative design skills in setting up a lush garden to surround and complement your home, it may only take a few missed watering sessions for crackly brown edges to appear on once healthy flowers and bushes. Life gets busy, but your haven can still stay nourished...
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Posted on 05/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 1 Tryon Farm Road #1, Glastonbury, CT 06073
No Lawn care or snow removal worries EVER at this carefree, no age restriction community at Tryon Farms in South Glastonbury! Less than 1/2 mile walking distance to downtown, where you can enjoy, restaurants, coffee shop, grocer, post office, bakery and more and then you can head down to the Ferry landing on the CT River (only 1.8 miles from home) that offers loads of hiking, fishing and trails! Sparkling and Sunny Home at Tryon Farms! Fall in love with the Open Floor Plan...and entertaining dream! Double sided gas fireplace for maximum enjoyment, warm and bright Sunroom, wonderful granite kitchen w/BBar, eating nook, pantry, 1st floor...
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Posted on 05/24/2021
How Small & Tiny Homes Can Meet Accessibility Standards
Image by Anna Armbrust from Pixabay The conventional thinking that accessible homes require significant square footage to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers runs contrary to small and tiny house floor plans. Many of these affordable new construction houses are ideally suited for people with physical limitations. Modestly-sized home plans reduce the amount of space people have to navigate. When...
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Posted on 05/17/2021
Give an Old Tradition New Life: Why You Should Take Up Cross-Stitch
Image by tookapic from Pixabay When you think of cross-stitching, you may imagine someone from centuries ago intently focused on their needlework. However, the traditional art of needlework and embroidery is still trendy today. Now may be the best time for you to consider taking up cross-stitch as your next hobby. Is Cross-Stitch Making a Comeback? In recent...
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Posted on 05/10/2021
How to Appeal to Millennial Buyers
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you've recently made the decision to put your home on the market in the near future, you're probably already aware that the Millennial generation has a reputation for being a bit different from their counterparts of the past. For instance, you may have heard that this generation is putting off home ownership...
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Posted on 05/06/2021
Another Property Sold - 7 Cider Mill Road, Glastonbury, CT 06033
Fantastic home available for you! Charm, great finishes, built ins, updates, flexible floor plan ideal for today's buyers' needs whether its work from home; school from home or just relaxing and living! Convenient to downtown, schools, highways, shopping and much more! This lovely split level offers hardwood floors, loads of built ins thruout, 2 fireplaces; converted to natural gas; updated granite kitchen and baths, potential for 4th bedroom in the LL; heated sunroom offers more year round square footage! Fenced patio area offers privacy and access to the wonderful back yard and side yard...
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Posted on 05/03/2021
Save Your Recyclables: How to Use Old Recycling as Storage Savers
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Depending on where you live, recycling may not be an easy task. Some communities don't even have a local center. And beyond that, reusing something has less of an environmental impact than recycling. So when you can reuse, you absolutely should. But it's not always easy to see treasure when "trash" stands before...
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