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Posted on 09/20/2021
Bring Nature Inside With DIY Leaf Print Art
Making art prints with leaves has long been considered a fall craft project. However, it’s possible and easy to make beautiful and unique DIY wall decor using leaves throughout the entire year. Here’s how to use leaves to make art prints. Materials Paint (acrylic or tempera works best)Paint brushesPalette for mixing colorsWaterPaper, card stock or woodA rolling pin...
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Posted on 09/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 16 Parker Terrace, Essex, CT 06426
Set up on the hill walking distance to historic downtown Essex Village sits this newly remodeled Cape Cod style home with an expanded 629 square feet of living space. NEW ROOF, NEW SIDING and new ducted CENTRAL AIR done in 2019 are just many of the upgraded features this wonderful home has to offer. You have a choice of 2 different master suites, one located on the main level and one located on the upper level with laundry hook ups in either the walk out basement or the upper level. The kitchen is equipped with stainless steel appliances, a gas cooktop, radiant floor heat and overlooks the lovely private backyard. A newly expanded and paved...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
Groton, CT Real Estate Market Update 9/13/2021
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Posted on 09/13/2021
How to Turn a Wooden Pallet Into a Garden Path
Wooden pallets are a budget-friendly source of reclaimed wood and can inspire countless DIY projects. For those who love casual and rustic garden pathways, a pallet might be the perfect place to start. Using just a few materials and tools you can create a wooden plank path for your outdoor space without breaking your budget. Here we’ll go...
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Posted on 09/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 57 Skyline Drive #D, Montville, CT 06382
This bright and cheery END unit condo with lovely hardwood floors throughout is waiting for its new owner. The first floor is nice and open with views from the kitchen, through the dining space and living room to the large deck overlooking a lovely backyard. Two bedrooms and the spacious full bathroom complete the second floor. HEAT AND HOT WATER ARE INCLUDED IN YOUR CONDO FEES! There is additional assigned storage space in the shared basement, with coin operated washer and dryers. Don't delay set up your private showing...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
5 Exterior Renovation Ideas With High ROI
Before beginning any renovation project, it’s important to think about your return on investment. Changing your home can be costly, especially when those changes affect the exterior. Some projects are definitely more worth your time and money than others. Here we will go over some of the best exterior renovation tasks and projects to increase your home value....
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Posted on 09/03/2021
Stonington, CT Real Estate Market Update 9/3/2021
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Posted on 09/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 880 Pequot Trail, Stonington, CT 06378
Conveniently located 3-4 bedroom home with hardwood floors throughout. Welcoming living room with fireplace, updated kitchen, formal dining room, nice sized family room with wood stove leading to large deck overlooking private yard with beautiful koi pond with waterfall and lovely landscaping. Walk out lower level has been updated and features an artist...
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Posted on 08/30/2021
How to Budget for Your First Home
Photo by Olya Adamovich via Pixabay You’ve decided to start the process of buying a home. Congratulations! Now it’s time to figure out how much money you have, and what you can afford. The goal is to avoid purchasing more home than you can afford, but those variables change. In September 2019, the average price of a new...
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Posted on 08/23/2021
Westerly, RI Real Estate Market Update 8/23/2021
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Posted on 08/23/2021
Flat-Pack Furniture: How to Make It Work for You
Photo by Melinda Nagy via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting, and your dream-book is full of magazine cutouts and interior design sketches. But many entry-level or starter homes do not come with the built-in shelving of your designer-inspired visions. What do you do on a budget? Use your imagination, a little ingenuity and flat-pack furnishings. What...
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Posted on 08/16/2021
New Construction Delays: What's Normal, What's Excessive
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels A construction crew has to deal with a lot of issues when they're on the job. No matter how careful the preparation is, it's impossible to expect that everything will go exactly as planned. That being said, there are plenty of "professionals" in the market who may try to take advantage of...
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