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Posted on 06/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 34 Woodside Terrace, New Haven, CT 06515
Nestled on a cul de sac in a quiet corner of Westville is this quaint ranch-style home. Although officially a 2 BR home with 1 full bathroom, and 1 half-bathroom, the home is currently configured w 1 master bedroom and an adjoining large walk-in closet and laundry room. The home has a total of 1486 sq ft of finished space (including 400 sq ft in the finished basement). From the front door entry, the home has an efficient floorplan with a living room with fireplace, a galley style kitchen with eat-in area, a den/family room that exits to the backyard through a sliding door, a full bathroom, and the master bedroom with large walk-in closet and...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Be Prepared for Closing Costs
Image by Ryan R Fox from Shutterstock It can be a stressful endeavor to purchase a home. As one of the most significant investments in life, it is important to understand the steps and fees you may encounter beyond the sale price. When you are searching for a property, keep the expense of closing in mind. What Are...
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Posted on 05/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 55 Knollwood Drive, New Haven, CT 06515
Always enjoy coming home to this exceptionally unique, expanded ranch, located in a wonderful neighborhood, just steps to Hopkins. This five bedroom, four bathroom home enjoys a pleasing floor plan that is open and positively flooded with natural light. The original, three-bedroom ranch design was expanded to include an exposed upper level with an additional two bedrooms and full bathroom, giving the home a more contemporary concept. Hardwood floors extend throughout the main two living levels. The living room, featuring a fireplace with wood stove insert, is open to both the kitchen and large dining room addition, which has a cathedral...
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Posted on 05/29/2020
26 Ox Bow Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525 is now new to the market!
Set on a quiet cul de sac in the heart of Woodbridge, this sprawling, updated ranch is sure to impress! Drive up the circular driveway to see 2.19 acres of sweeping, landscaped lawns & enter via the stone walkway & charming covered porch with double front doors. Inside, you’ll find striking Brazilian cherry hardwood flowing through the formal living & dining rooms, which are open & filled with morning daylight, streaming in through bay windows. At night, sit by the handsome, floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, one of two in the home. The tastefully remodeled eat-in kitchen boasts solid cherry cabinetry, granite countertops,...
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Posted on 05/28/2020
14 Grouse Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525 is now new to the market!
Established on a desirable cul-de-sac,this absolute show-stopper is a celebration of true modernism by award-winning architect Peter Kosinski.Inspired by Bauhaus conceptual design,this single-owner home meaningfully draws its sylvan setting in through abundant natural light & landscape views.Distinctive 2-story block-glass windows arc out over granite front steps which connect 2 separate arrival zones.The main,oversized front pivot door leads to an open foyer of Thassos white marble tile.Within,the brilliant,2-story LR takes center stage,giving a clean & pure aesthetic,& presents versatile décor potential of either modern or...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Grilled Vegetable Soup
Photo by alleksana from Pexels This delious spring recipe is perfect for anyone who enjoys grilling. This recipe is tasty, nutritious and if you grill a lot anyway, you'll have the perfect opportunity to prepare vegetables in advance. Charcoal grills produce the best smoke and flavor, but you can grill your vegetables over a gas grill with good...
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Posted on 05/20/2020
182 Ray Road, New Haven, CT 06515 now has a new price of $219,900!
Conveniently located center hall colonial in Westville abutting Yale Golf Course. 1,710 square feet includes four bedrooms, one full and one half bathrooms. There are solid hardwood floors throughout the open concept, including the formal dining room and formal living room with gas fireplace, as well as the updated eat-in kitchen featuring granite counters and stainless-steel appliances. A cozy family room adjacent to the kitchen is ideal for everyone to be together when preparing meals. In the rear, an over-sized mudroom leads to a raised rear deck and below is the one-car garage. Bonus offerings include main level laundry and efficient...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Is the Market Ready for Me to Invest?
Photo by Edar via Pixabay You’ve been considering an investment in real estate but are you really ready? Putting your money into something you haven’t done your homework on could be detrimental. You may even have all the tools, but are still straddling the fence. How will you know it’s time? Here are a few signs that indicate...
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Posted on 05/15/2020
26 Ox Bow Lane, Woodbridge, CT 06525 is now new to the market!
Set on a quiet cul de sac in the heart of Woodbridge, this sprawling, updated ranch is sure to impress! Drive up the circular driveway to see 2.19 acres of sweeping, landscaped lawns & enter via the stone walkway & charming covered porch with double front doors. Inside, you’ll find striking Brazilian cherry hardwood flowing through the formal living & dining rooms, which are open & filled with morning daylight, streaming in through windows bays. At night, sit by the handsome, floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace, one of two in the home. The tastefully remodeled eat-in kitchen boasts solid cherry cabinetry, granite countertops,...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Keeping a Habitually Clean Kitchen
Photo by Mabel Amber via Pixabay You can walk into some folk’s homes and feel the chaos, while in other homes, all you see is clean. There must be a secret to keeping a house picked up without the aid of a housekeeper, right? Right! People whose homes always appear tidy have habits that keep them that way....
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Wishing You Had an Old-School Culinary Herb Garden? Here's What You Need to Do
Photo by stux via Pixabay If you're like many busy homeowners, you may not have a lot of time to cultivate a vegetable garden for the purpose of putting food on the family table. However, old-school culinary herb gardens are deceptively easy to grow, and they pull double duty by providing an exceedingly pleasing aesthetic. Not only do they...
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Posted on 05/01/2020
913 Green Circle, Orange, CT 06477 is now new to the market!
This distinctive designed, custom home of uncompromising quality blends warmth & sophistication in one. Just drive in the stunning paver-stone driveway, lined by beautiful stone walls, & walk up the stone pathway w/ adjacent Koi pond, & you’ll see this home is one of a kind. A grand 2-story portico welcomes you into the large entryway, wide open to the formal LR & DR w/ brilliant natural light from 2-story windows in the LR that overlook the rear stone patio & professionally landscaped yard. The upper lvl w/ catwalk is also open to the LR & a floor-to-ceiling stone FP, flanked by shelf archways, accents it all. The...
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