Judy Cooper's Blog

Posted on 06/20/2021
How to Use Recycling as Storage Savers
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Depending on where you live, recycling may not be an easy task. Some communities don't even have a local center. And beyond that, reusing something has less of an environmental impact than recycling. So when you can reuse, you absolutely should. But it's not always easy to see treasure when "trash" stands before...
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Posted on 06/16/2021
690 Forest Road #433, West Haven, CT 06516 is now new to the market!
Simply stunning end-unit Turnbury townhouse, facing the tranquil pond & woods, in highly sought-after, gated Oronoque Forest. 3 spacious levels have been meticulously & stylishly updated for modern, luxury living in over 2,800 square feet with 3 bedrooms & 3 full bathrooms. Polished hardwood floors & towering vaulted ceilings usher you into the main-level living room, which has a wood fireplace & is open to the formal dining room. The tasteful eat-in kitchen, with new HW floors, quartz countertops, & Samsung, stainless-steel appliances, is delightfully open & bright. 2 bedrooms on the main level include the master...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Does Your Home Have Unpermitted Additions?
Image by Sue Smith from Shutterstock House owners frequently remodel, upgrade, or otherwise make changes in their homes for which they do not secure a permit. While some changes do not require permitting, others do. The challenge comes when you attempt to sell the home. You may run into a problem when a buyer makes an offer on...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
How to Reuse your Moving Boxes
Image by khathar ranglak from Shutterstock Most times, after moving your property into your new home, you have stacks of empty cardboard boxes to put away. After taking out the contents, you might be wondering what to do with that pile of cardboard. Thankfully, cardboard moving boxes are easy to reuse and can serve other purposes. Break Down...
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Posted on 06/05/2021
436 Wildwood Drive, Orange, CT 06477 is now new to the market!
Set back and secluded in a sought-after neighborhood this 1,780 square foot, 3-bedroom, and 2-bathroom ranch offers both privacy and boundless potential. Timber and blue stone steps welcome you up to the front entryway and in to the spacious interior, which includes a fabulous formal living room, with wood-burning fireplace and bay window, and adjacent formal dining room both at the front of the home. The dining room sits just off the kitchen, which offers abundant storage and prep space, and has an open layout to the family room with another cozy wood-burning fireplace. Entertaining is a delight in the screened porch off the family room...
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Posted on 06/03/2021
907 Baldwin Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525 now has a new price of $599,900!
Have it all! This single-owner, exceptional colonial, custom designed w/ quality craftsmanship throughout, offers an expansive 3,436sqft of living space & versatile, 10-room floor plan. Set back on a sprawling, 4.37-acre interior lot, w/ manicured grounds, enjoy perpetual delight in the wide-open space & privacy afforded here. The interior impresses as well, w/ its 9-foot ceilings & natural light flowing throughout the main level. The spacious formal living room, w/ wood fireplace, & the outstanding formal dining room, w/ barrel ceiling, Palladian window, & slider to the deck, are particularly elite & both have...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
2021 Home Interior Design Trends
Photo by Skylar Kang from Pexels Whether you’re settling into a new home or getting your house ready to sell, making some changes to its interior design can give it a fresh look for spring. Using the latest interior design trends for inspiration can help you decide how you want your home to look. The following are some...
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Posted on 05/25/2021
Another Property Sold - 87 West Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06515
Meticulously updated from top to bottom, this beyond charming cape is just a short stroll away from Edgewood Park, Westville Village, and a quick commute to downtown. The 1,570sqft, 7-room floor plan includes 3 bedrooms 1 and a half bathrooms, 9-foot ceilings on the main level and beautiful hardwood floors and original woodwork throughout. New owners will benefit from many updates done within past 5 years such as completely remodeled kitchen and bathrooms, extensive plumbing and electrical upgrades, windows and foam insulation, and all mechanicals done with a natural gas conversion. The living room, with handsome, mantled fireplace flows...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
3 Flowering Plants Even Beginners Can Grow Indoors
Image by bernswaelz from Pixabay When you hear “easy house plants” you might not immediately think to include flowers. You might have even heard tragic and frustrating tales about orchids or other extremely particular flowering plants that require meticulous maintenance and a green thumb. However, there are a wide variety of flowering plants you can successfully grow indoors...
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Posted on 05/21/2021
37 Hunting Hill Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525 is now new to the market!
Your private sanctuary awaits & w/ the Summer upon us, the 2 heated pools are beckoning. The elite amenities & tasteful elegance of this magnificent manor bestow a lavish lifestyle in a bucolic, peaceful setting. Spread out in over 8,000sqft on 6 park-like acres w/ 14 rooms, 5 bedrooms, & 7.5 bathrooms, all tastefully updated w/ modern comforts to match the refined charm of the original period details throughout. Truly a home in a class by itself, owners can luxuriate year-round by the 50’ indoor pool, w/ adjacent jacuzzi & sauna lounge, or by the outdoor saltwater pool w/ waterfall jacuzzi & pool house w/ full kitchen...
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Posted on 05/20/2021
70 Fountain Street #11, New Haven, CT 06515 is now new to the market!
Stunning end-unit townhouse, ideally set at the back of the complex for privacy, and just steps to all Westville Village and Edgewood Park have to offer. Three living levels include a ground-level den with door to a private outdoor space, the main living level upstairs, and two bedrooms with a full bathroom and laundry on the third floor. The main living level enjoys an open-concept design between the living room, with cozy gas fireplace, and the impressive kitchen, which offers granite countertops, solid oak cabinetry, a breakfast bar island, stainless-steel appliances, and a pantry. A slider to a deck off the living room, and a half...
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Posted on 05/18/2021
907 Baldwin Road, Woodbridge, CT 06525 is now new to the market!
Have it all! This single-owner, exceptional colonial, custom designed w/ quality craftsmanship throughout, offers an expansive 3,436sqft of living space & versatile, 10-room floor plan. Set back on a sprawling, 4.37-acre interior lot, w/ manicured grounds, enjoy perpetual delight in the wide-open space & privacy afforded here. The interior impresses as well, w/ its 9-foot ceilings & natural light flowing throughout the main level. The spacious formal living room, w/ wood fireplace, & the outstanding formal dining room, w/ barrel ceiling, Palladian window, & slider to the deck, are particularly elite & both have...
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