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Posted on 06/21/2021
Another Property Sold - 48 Glen Ridge Court #48, New Milford, CT 06776
End Unit two bedroom townhouse in desirable River Glen. Main Level with Living room and open kitchen and dining area and a half bath. Two full bedrooms upstairs, main bedroom has access to upper level bathroom. Many closets and attic provide ample storage space. Rear patio over looking the river is a great place to sit and...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Try These Clever DIY Ideas for Outdoor Storage
With small spaces, multi functional furniture is key. Outdoor spaces especially benefit from furniture that is versatile and serves more than one purpose. Probably the most important example is storage. There are many ways you can combine storage solutions with other furnishings, whether they be furniture or purely decorative. What’s even better is that many of these furnishings...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
Beginner-Friendly Bird Bath DIY Tips
Bird baths are an excellent feature to invite wildlife into your outdoor spaces. You can find bird baths in a variety of shapes, sizes and materials, but they are also very easy to DIY. You can upcycle or repurpose many items you already have, as well as use inexpensive and easily obtainable materials. Here we’ll go over some...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Is a Flat Roof the Best Choice for Your Home?
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Flat roofs are common on large industrial or commercial buildings. Thanks largely to modern design movements, flat roofs are a popular choice for residential buildings as well. There are several other advantages as well besides the aesthetic appeal. However, a flat roof might not be the right choice for every home design. Here...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Best Home Improvement Projects to Complete Before Selling
Image by Hermann Schmider from Pixabay Are you planning to sell your home soon? Then this is the time to take care of those home improvements that will make your home more attractive to buyers. As a homeowner who's been through the sale process before, you know how important it is to make a good impression on buyers....
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Installing Insulation in an Existing Home
Image by mnplatypus from Pixabay Proper insulation not only helps you save on your energy bills. It reduces your energy impact on the environment and may create a great selling point for your home when the time comes. But knowing were to insulate an existing home can be a project. Here's what you need to know. How to...
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Posted on 05/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 61 Beardsley Road, New Milford, CT 06776
First time on the market, 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home in sought out after community in Southern New Milford. Open floor plan, two story foyer, hardwood floors on main level, spacious family room with stone fireplace opens to kitchen with island and french doors leading to deck and expansive level backyard with two sheds. Second floor boasts large main bedroom with vaulted ceiling with skylights, walk in closet, and dressing/sitting room ( or additional walk in closet). En suite bath features a large whirlpool tub, tiled shower and double vanity. Completing the upstairs are three additional bedrooms with ample closets space, two of which are...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Yarn Crafts for All Skill Levels
Photo by Anete Lusina from Pexels Yarn has been one of the most popular crafting materials for decades, if not centuries. While most people think of yarn as a material that requires needles or stitching in order to be used, there are actually many unique yarn craft ideas that do not require any stitches at all. Check out...
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Posted on 05/13/2021
35 Sawyer Hill Road, New Milford, CT 06776 is now new to the market!
Looking for something unique and different ? Bored of the same old thing ? This home is the one you should go see . Unique Contemporary 10 sided geodesic dome built to be energy efficient as well as attractive. The wrap around decks and abundance of glass allow you to feel a part of the nature surrounding you. The interior has a very open yet cozy feel, wonderful family home or a great week-end retreat. Minutes,from New Preston, Lake Waramaug, Hopkins Inn, Washington Depot & Litchfield. This very private retreats gives you 3+ bedrooms,2 full & 2 half baths,2 detached oversize garages one with a workshop on the second floor,...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Neighborhoods: Ways to Find Out If Your Neighborhood Is Right for You
Photo by David McBee from Pexels When you’re considering where to build a new house, much of your focus will go into researching specific lots of land you might build on. While extensive due diligence into specific lots is certainly necessary and appropriate, don’t forget to consider the broader neighborhood the lots are in. Here are five tips...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
When to Hold a Successful Open House
Photo by Paul Brennan via PixabayThe Open House is just a part of the marketing strategy to effectively sell a home, but it can be an important one. The number of people it attracts can strongly correlate with both the number and quality of the offers you receive. So while you may not have the luxury of selling...
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Posted on 04/29/2021
48 Glen Ridge Court #48, New Milford, CT 06776 is now new to the market!
End Unit two bedroom townhouse in desirable River Glen. Main Level with Living room and open kitchen and dining area and a half bath. Two full bedrooms upstairs, main bedroom has access to upper level bathroom. Many closets and attic provide ample storage space. Rear patio over looking the river is a great place to sit and...
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