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Posted on 05/24/2020
How to Invest in Real Estate
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When thinking about investments, the first rule is to diversify. This allows you to invest in a few different things that may vary in risk or pay off. One option for diversifying investments comes in the form of real estate. For many people, purchasing a home is one of the most expensive...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Tips for Tackling a Short-Notice PCS Move
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels In the military, sometimes a Permanent Change of Station or PCS move happens quickly and orders to move to a new location can leave you scrambling. When you have to make a fast move, the whirlwind of activity can leave you feeling a little dazed and wondering if you’re forgetting anything. So,...
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Posted on 05/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 33 Marcardon Avenue, Ridgefield, CT 06877
4 bedroom colonial on a quiet cul-de-sac within walking distance of Ridgefield's iconic Main Street. This home offers the best of all worlds!!! Enjoy a stunningly remodeled kitchen, featuring stainless steel appliances, granite counters, pantry, and a fantastic breakfast/buffet bar opening graciously to an open-concept dining room... perfect for both everyday meals and entertaining guests! The adjoining oversized family room gets non-stop sun in the day and offers a cozy wood-burning fireplace for those chilly winter evenings. Upstairs are a surprising four bedrooms, each with hardwood floors, and a gorgeous remodeled bath featuring a...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Incorporate a Garden Arbor or Trellis
Photo by Colin Maynard on Unsplash Homeowners love the idea of creating a personal sanctuary in their outdoor living space, but many aren't quite sure of how to proceed when it comes to making the most of their yard and garden area. One of the most common issues faced by homeowners is that they don't really know how...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Understanding Your Mortgage: Prepayment Penalties
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Most are familiar with the key components of a mortgage: how much you're borrowing, what your interest rate is, how many years you'll be paying your mortgage back. There are many, however, who do not understand some of the finer details, including what prepayment penalties are and how they may affect you...
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Posted on 05/15/2020
Video Tour - 20 Regan Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
Amazing opportunity for new construction on a rare, meadow-like lot in ideal location. This soon to be built contemporary farmhouse will sit majestically on this sunny and open 3+ acre lot and offer all the bells and whistles. A welcoming front porch beckons you to this 4BR, 3500sf open layout home, setting the stage for gracious living. Interior and exterior sightlines have been well planned, resulting in gorgeous views inside and out. When you step inside, your you enjoy an impressive front to back view of the length of the home and the property beyond. To the right is a perfect "away study" offering both privacy and those same vistas ....
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Posted on 05/15/2020
20 Regan Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877 is now new to the market!
Amazing opportunity for new construction on a rare, meadow-like lot in ideal location. This soon to be built contemporary farmhouse will sit majestically on this sunny and open 3+ acre lot and offer all the bells and whistles. A welcoming front porch beckons you to this 4BR, 3500sf open layout home, setting the stage for gracious living. Interior and exterior sightlines have been well planned, resulting in gorgeous views inside and out. When you step inside, your you enjoy an impressive front to back view of the length of the home and the property beyond. To the right is a perfect "away study" offering both privacy and those same vistas ....
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Consider all The Factors When Deciding to Rent or Buy
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay For years home ownership has been the American dream, but, according to the Pew Research Center, a higher percentage of us are renters than at any other time in the last 50 years. Is that a bad thing? Not necessarily. For many people renting may be the right choice. Every individual and...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Inheriting Property: What Are Your Options?
Image by Annalise Batista from Pixabay One of the basic things that people prepare for in their end of life planning is their property. A family home, for example, is often passed down to the couple's children or next of kin. Often, though, the people who inherit the property don't think about what they'll do with the home...
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Posted on 05/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 32 Great Hill Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877
Best new construction price in all of Ridgefield! This colonial home offers an amazing open floor plan, hardwood floors on main level along with main level laundry, 3 bedrooms including a fabulous master bedroom suite with gorgeous master bath - all with carpet. (4 BR addition/option is available for a small upcharge, see photos). This spectacular new home is already completed and ready to move-in! A welcoming, full length front porch overlooks the sunny, level property in this exciting new 3 lot subdivision. Idyllic, quiet location just 5 minutes from town, 2 minutes from Ridgefield's popular recreation center (with groomed walking...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Investment Basics: What is an REIT?
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a specialty corporate entity that owns and operates real estate to generate a profit. Several types exist. An Equity REIT typically generates income by leasing and managing income-producing property. The type of property makes no difference -- commercial, multi-family residential, retail, office, industrial, or a mix...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Hiring a Real Estate Attorney
Photo by Succo via PixabayWhen you need a real estate attorney, be sure to do your research. Don’t just hire an attorney because your friend or a relative sings the attorney’s praises. The referred attorney may be great in the practice area they helped your friend or relative in, but they may not have the experience needed for...
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