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Another Property Sold - 374 Lockwood Road, Fairfield, CT 06825
Posted on 10/13/2019
Another Property Sold - 374 Lockwood Road, Fairfield, CT 06825
Great space, practical layout and so much to like in this midcentury home. Beautiful property circled by trees, gorgeous private back yard with large patio. Front-to-back living room filled with sun all day, large windows and fireplace with character. Newer windows, including pretty casement windows. Open foyer, fresh-looking updated kitchen with white cabinets, granite counters. Breezeway enclosed and heated to serve as mudroom, with access to back patio. All baths updated. Upper level hall bath has skylight. Laundry conveniently located upstairs. Basement could be playroom or family room; fireplace and bar are in place, ready for new...
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Important Cleaning Tools to Buy for Your New Home
Posted on 10/13/2019
Important Cleaning Tools to Buy for Your New Home
We all love a clean house. And your mother always seemed to make cleaning seem effortless. That magical sparkle and crisp, fresh scent evoked all that made her talent special. But now you have a home of your own and want to make your own magic. Here are the items you need to keep in your cleaning arsenal...
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Credit Card Secrets
Posted on 10/13/2019
Credit Card Secrets
There are some secrets that you should know to reap several benefits associated with credit cards. Knowing these secrets will put you in a better position to enjoy the benefits of highly competitive lenders. These three ideas will teach you how to make effective use of your bank cards: 1. Get cards with beneficial reward possibilities. Some individuals...
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Xeriscaping With Succulents in Your Yard
Posted on 10/06/2019
Xeriscaping With Succulents in Your Yard
Succulents, succulents, succulents. Probably the most commonly thought of plant when considering xeriscaping. Succulents retain water in their leaves, stems, and roots, so they require little watering. Though you do have to be careful in your selection, or employ a bit more care, if your climate area experiences frost, most succulents grow very well in areas with hot...
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4 Super Easy Ways to Cook Chicken
Posted on 10/06/2019
4 Super Easy Ways to Cook Chicken
If you enjoy eating a lot of chicken in your diet because it is easy on your budget, then it pays to have many ways to cook it. Chicken is an affordable meat that many people use in their daily meal planning. The problem with chicken is that creating new ways to prepare it could be difficult. Here...
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Is an FHA Loan Right For You?
Posted on 09/29/2019
Is an FHA Loan Right For You?
Buying a home is a beautiful feeling, but dealing with the financial aspect of it can be tiring. Well, thanks to mortgages, the financing is no longer a headache. From conventional to Government-insured mortgages, homeownership is now a dream that can be turned into reality once you have done your homework, arrived at a budget, reviewed your credit...
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Guidelines for Installing a Fire Pit
Posted on 09/29/2019
Guidelines for Installing a Fire Pit
A fire pit can go a long way in affording homeowners the luxury of the comfortable outdoor living they want. It provides an avenue to bond with loved ones, sharing intimate moments and even be one with nature. There is a lot to enjoy when you decide to fit a fire pit in your yard. However, just like...
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Quick Home Updates
Posted on 09/22/2019
Quick Home Updates
Whether prepping your home for sale or just wanting a fresh new look, you don't need to redo the whole house completely. Instead, change out a few critical pieces for something more modern or timeless. Here are a few ways to bring your dated home into the Twenty-first Century. Wall paint: Okay, this one is an easy decision,...
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Why do I Need an Engineer?
Posted on 09/22/2019
Why do I Need an Engineer?
If you’ve spent any time watching popular fixer-upper or remodeling shows lately, you've experienced the drama of suddenly discovering that the most critical aspect of your open floor plan is actually a load-bearing wall. Stop the cameras! Hold everything! Call the engineer! The engineer? Why do you need to call an engineer? To you, and most homeowners (and...
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How to Season Your Skillet
Posted on 09/15/2019
How to Season Your Skillet
If you cook in a cast iron skillet or use other cast iron cookware, you’ll know that periodically, they need what is called “seasoning.” But just what does that mean? The way that cast iron works, oil baked into the service prevents the iron from forming rust and keeps food from sticking too much. As long as the...
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Benefits of Home Ownership Include More Privacy
Posted on 09/15/2019
Benefits of Home Ownership Include More Privacy
Making the transition from being a renter to a home owner is a life changing experience -- one which brings both rewards and new responsibilities. Although you'll no longer have a landlord (on speed dial) to handle things like yard maintenance, noisy neighbors, and appliance repairs, you'll enjoy the satisfaction of being in control of your own living space,...
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Another Property Sold - 180 Candlewood Road, Fairfield, CT 06825
Posted on 09/15/2019
Another Property Sold - 180 Candlewood Road, Fairfield, CT 06825
* EXCELLENT PRICE POINT FOR FAIRFIELD * This Light & Bright Cape is a MUST SEE! Open entry, with new front door, leads to a first floor with dining room, living room, kitchen, bedroom and full bath. Kitchen appliances only 4 years old. Hardwood floors have been refinished throughout. Upper level has bedroom, full bath and master bedroom with walk-in closet. The large level yard has room to run and is perfect for entertaining. Oversized 2 car garage with room for storage. Lower level has plenty of room for storage and more. Nice, quiet street - perfect opportunity to own in...
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