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Anticipate and Overcome Homebuying Hurdles
Posted on 12/08/2019
Anticipate and Overcome Homebuying Hurdles
The homebuying process may prove to be challenging, particularly for individuals who fail to anticipate potential problems. Lucky for you, we're here to help you identify and address homebuying hurdles before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can seamlessly anticipate and overcome homebuying hurdles. 1. Learn About the Housing Market The real...
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Why It's Critical to Shop for Mortgage Rates
Posted on 12/01/2019
Why It's Critical to Shop for Mortgage Rates
Of course, you want to stay within your budget when buying a house. You certainly want value for your dollar. But a buyer should never lose sight of the fact what they truly desire is getting the home they want and that fits their needs. To that end, potential buyers may put in a “low-ball” offer on a...
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Questions to Consider As You Evaluate Your Mortgage Options
Posted on 11/24/2019
Questions to Consider As You Evaluate Your Mortgage Options
Getting pre-approved for a mortgage may prove to be a long, arduous process if you are not careful. Fortunately, homebuyers who plan ahead should have no trouble obtaining a mortgage so they can enter the housing market with a budget in hand. Ultimately, there are many questions to consider as you assess your mortgage options, and these questions include:...
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How Much Should You Pay for a House?
Posted on 11/17/2019
How Much Should You Pay for a House?
Ultimately, there is no surefire amount that you should spend on a house. The real estate market varies in cities and towns nationwide, and as such, the prices of houses fall across a broad range. Also, the condition and age of a house – as well as a homebuyer's budget – may dictate how much an individual is willing...
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First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes You Can Avoid
Posted on 11/10/2019
First-Time Home Buyer Mistakes You Can Avoid
With so much to think about these days, it is not surprising that some first-time home buyers make mistakes they later regret as they shop for a home for sale. Presented here are some of the most popular mistakes, along with tips to help you avoid a similar fate. Looking for a home before getting a mortgage Many...
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Advantages of Knowing Your Neighbors
Posted on 11/03/2019
Advantages of Knowing Your Neighbors
Whether you've just moved into a new neighborhood or have lived there for decades, there are many advantages to maintaining friendly relations with neighbors. If, on the other hand, you adopt more of an isolated lifestyle, then the experience of home ownership may be a lot less fulfilling. Taking the time to have a friendly chat with your neighbors,...
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Another Property Rented - 39 Stuart Avenue #3, Norwalk, CT 06850
Posted on 10/29/2019
Another Property Rented - 39 Stuart Avenue #3, Norwalk, CT 06850
Great location for your commute - minutes away from I95, SONO train station, and Norwalk Hospital - This freshly painted 2 bedroom 1.5 bath townhouse has a new stove, microwave and carpeting, as well as central a/c. Lots of closet space, and a large finished lower level can be used as a guest bedroom or additional family room and has additional storage room. This light and bright townhome has so much to offer with minutes to schools, shopping and train. Well maintained small 8 unit complex. Comes with 2 reserved parking spaces. Tenants MUST have good credit, proof of income and references. NO tenant supplied credit...
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Strategies for Getting a Bargain on a House
Posted on 10/27/2019
Strategies for Getting a Bargain on a House
Finding a house that fits your wants, needs, and desires can be exhilarating. Finding a house for a bargain price can have you downright giddy. However, the process of purchasing that property can prove arduous. Houses considered distressed or in default are usually investor and house flipper's territory. However, if you are willing to do your research and...
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Common Tax Breaks for Homeowners
Posted on 10/20/2019
Common Tax Breaks for Homeowners
Do you ever wonder why so many Americans dream of owning a home? From complete privacy to a nest egg in the future, one lesser-known but vital reason why homeownership is something everyone is longing to achieve is the tax breaks it provides. No one enjoys paying taxes so owning a home set you aside for tax breaks...
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8 Bossy Lane, Wilton, CT 06897 now has a new price of $549,000!
Posted on 10/17/2019
8 Bossy Lane, Wilton, CT 06897 now has a new price of $549,000!
As recently featured in the New York Times, this gorgeous property is truly a nature-lover’s paradise. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, trees and a pond & waterfall, this home is the perfect place to unwind. Tucked away into a quiet cul-de-sac, the house exudes charm and warmth throughout. With its hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings, authentic barnboard walls and fireplace, the living room is the heart of the house and the perfect place to relax and host guests. The expansive windows bring light and airiness into the interior. The bright kitchen is a favorite room in the house for the owner/professional chef, who finds it...
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Get Your Credit Score When Getting Ready to Buy a Home
Posted on 10/13/2019
Get Your Credit Score When Getting Ready to Buy a Home
It is a fact that people who plan carefully to own a home will run into fewer financial issues later. So, if you want to buy a property now or sometime in the future, your first step should be to check your credit. It is a good idea to review your credit reports and scores from time to...
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28 Hulda Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897 now has a new price of $649,000!
Posted on 10/07/2019
28 Hulda Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897 now has a new price of $649,000!
This lovely spacious contemporary home will captivate you with it's warm appeal accented by walls of windows, sun-filled rooms and casual living spaces. Step into the inviting foyer to see through the arched entryways to the dining room and dramatic two story living room complete with a cozy fireplace nook that's perfect for gathering family and friends on cold winter nights. The bright kitchen offers brand new stainless steel appliances, granite counters, an island and separate eating area and is adjacent to the family room with vaulted ceiling, stone fireplace and sliders to the back deck. The large master bedroom and bathroom has a walk...
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