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Posted on 09/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 50 Deepwood Drive, South Windsor, CT 06074
BACK ON THE MARKET BECAUSE THE BUYER COULDN'T GET A MORTGAGE. Extremely well maintained, one owner, raised ranch style house located in a desirable neighborhood of South Windsor, Orchard hill school district. Hardwood floors throughout the house, a large livingroom with beautiful wood panels around the fireplace, dining room with a large window. The renovated kitchen has Corian countertops, elegant tumbled Italian backsplash, and custom-made cabinet organizers. Additional built-in cabinets in the eat-in kitchen section and a sliding door that opens up to a huge deck, great for gathering and entertaining. A master bedroom with a full bath...
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Posted on 09/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 22 Cottage Street, Vernon, CT 06066
Great Investment opportunity. Tenants pay own utilities. each unit has washer/dryer hook-ups. washers and dryers are owned by tenants. Roof is approx. 8 yrs old. Furnaces are...
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Posted on 09/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 36 Simcka Drive, South Windsor, CT 06074
New to Market... Don't miss out on this beautiful 4 bedroom, 2.1 bath Colonial on 1/2 acre! Many updates including newer roof, furnace, hot water heater and thermopane windows and remodeled kitchen and baths! This home offers hardwood floors throughout, large custom granite kitchen with stainless appliances and loads of cabinet space, huge front to back living room with fireplace, wet bar and bay windows on each side of home to enjoy views of private fully fenced backyard with Gunite pool. There is also a family room with front to back and bay windows on both sides of home, dining room with plenty of room for entertaining for the...
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Posted on 09/11/2021
Video Tour - 261 Skyline Drive, South Windsor, CT 06074
Welcome to highly sought after neighborhood location for this Beautifully Remodeled 4 bed, 2 1/2 bath contemp/raised ranch. Eat-in kitchen with new granite counters ,new cabinets and new stainless steel appliances. Spacious first floor family room with fireplace. All public utilities with gas heat. Newer architectural roof ,newer driveway, newly updated bathrooms ,new hardwood flooring , Newer siding, newly painted oversized deck and updated electrical. Conveniently located close to nearby shops, restaurants , Buckland hill mall and easy access to...
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Posted on 09/11/2021
261 Skyline Drive, South Windsor, CT 06074 is now new to the market!
Welcome to highly sought after neighborhood location for this Beautifully Remodeled 4 bed, 2 1/2 bath contemp/raised ranch. Eat-in kitchen with new granite counters ,new cabinets and new stainless steel appliances. Spacious first floor family room with fireplace. All public utilities with gas heat. Newer architectural roof ,newer driveway, newly updated bathrooms ,new hardwood flooring , Newer siding, newly painted oversized deck and updated electrical. Conveniently located close to nearby shops, restaurants , Buckland hill mall and easy access to...
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Posted on 09/10/2021
Buying a Zombie Property
Photo by Daniel Tuttle on Unsplash Buying a home, especially for the first time, might feel a little scary—notably if you've learned the home you’re considering for purchase is a zombie property. Even a pro at buying property may flinch when they initially hear this term. No worries, a zombie property is not as frightening as it sounds....
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Posted on 09/04/2021
Another Property Sold - 28 Bancroft Lane, South Windsor, CT 06074
Welcome home to 28 Brancroft Lane. This spacious 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home is conveniently located in a neighborhood near shopping, restaurants and highways.This bright and sunny home has lots of natural light. First floor master suite with vaulted ceiling, two closets (one is a walk-in), full bath with shower and jetted tub. The kitchen is large with an eat-in area. Living room features cathedral ceiling and a propane fireplace. Formal dining room with bay window. First floor laundry. Second level has three spacious bedrooms, one with vaulted ceilings. Full bath on second floor has double sinks seperated by a door. The level lot is lightly...
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Posted on 09/03/2021
Modified Open Floor Plans Increase Accessibility and Quality of Life
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels It may come as something of a surprise to prospective home buyers and contractors, but the open floor plan was popularized as far back as the 1950s. The open floor plan boom took off during the 1990s, and that’s when it evolved into a new construction norm. By its very nature, the open...
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Posted on 08/31/2021
Video Tour - 34 Saddle Hill Road, Manchester, CT 06040
WELCOME TO THIS BEAUTIFUL 4 BEDROOM, 2.5 BATH COLONIAL LOCATED IN A SIDEWALK LINED NEIGHBORHOOD CLOSE TO THE GLASTONBURY TOWN LINE AND CONVENIENT TO I-384 FOR COMMUTING TO HARTFORD. TONS OF NATURAL SUNLIGHT ILLUMINATES THIS EAST FACING HOME THAT WAS BUILT FOR TODAY'S LIFESTYLE! 9' CEILINGS ACCENTUATE THE SPACIOUS MAIN FLOOR. WOOD FLOORS LINE THE FOYER , LIVING AND DINING ROOM . 1ST FLOOR OPEN FLOOR PLAN. THE KITCHEN FEATURES GRANITE COUNTERS, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, ISLAND, PANTRY, AND AMPLE BEAUTIFUL CABINETS. COZY UP TO A ROARING FIRE IN THE GAS FIREPLACE IN THE FAMILY ROOM ON A COLD WINTERS NIGHT. THE LARGE DECK PROVIDES AN OUTDOOR...
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Posted on 08/31/2021
34 Saddle Hill Road, Manchester, CT 06040 is now new to the market!
WELCOME TO THIS BEAUTIFUL 4 BEDROOM, 2.5 BATH COLONIAL LOCATED IN A SIDEWALK LINED NEIGHBORHOOD CLOSE TO THE GLASTONBURY TOWN LINE AND CONVENIENT TO I-384 FOR COMMUTING TO HARTFORD. TONS OF NATURAL SUNLIGHT ILLUMINATES THIS EAST FACING HOME THAT WAS BUILT FOR TODAY'S LIFESTYLE! 9' CEILINGS ACCENTUATE THE SPACIOUS MAIN FLOOR. WOOD FLOORS LINE THE FOYER , LIVING AND DINING ROOM . 1ST FLOOR OPEN FLOOR PLAN. THE KITCHEN FEATURES GRANITE COUNTERS, STAINLESS APPLIANCES, ISLAND, PANTRY, AND AMPLE BEAUTIFUL CABINETS. COZY UP TO A ROARING FIRE IN THE GAS FIREPLACE IN THE FAMILY ROOM ON A COLD WINTERS NIGHT. THE LARGE DECK PROVIDES AN OUTDOOR...
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Posted on 08/27/2021
Home Office: Quick Tips for Designing Your Work-From-Home Space
Do you work remotely? Do you spend a lot of time in your home office? Whether you’re designing a home office from scratch or making some updates, you may need a little guidance when starting. Keep reading to learn 4 simple tips for creating a home office you’ll love. Choose the Right Location Do you want a home...
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Posted on 08/20/2021
What Is Step-Up Basis?
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Suppose you’ve inherited your parents’ longtime home. Suppose they paid $100,000 for it, and it’s now worth $300,000. Had they sold it while it was in their possession, they would have avoided paying capital gains tax due to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Now that it’s yours, has that tax avoidance...
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