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Posted on 07/12/2020
How is Fair Market Value Determined?
Image by Andrey Popov from Shutterstock The term "fair market value" is the price at which an interested but not desperate buyer is willing to buy and a motivated but not distressed seller is willing to sell on the open market in your location. The set value depends on recently sold similar-sized homes with like amenities, upgrades, and...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Why Choose an Assumable Mortgage?
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay It's easy to think that investing in real estate is an incredibly expensive venture. You may think you need thousands if not tens of thousands saved before you can even think about it. But there are ways to jumpstart your portfolio even if you're renting one of the cheapest apartments in your neighborhood....
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Tips on Determining the "Must Have" Amenities in Your Private Community
Photo by Engin Akyurt via Pixabay When you choose a private community, you likely do so because of some of the more visible amenities -- the pool, tennis courts and clubhouse are difficult to miss. Which amenities matter most to you -- and which are just nice additions? A look at some of the potential private community amenities...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Photography Tips to Make Your Real Estate Listing Attractive to Buyers
Taking good pictures of a house up for sale can be challenging, especially when trying to make your home standout against all the other homes on the market. A good picture portrays your home in a great light and tends to make your house look attractive to prospective buyers. Some home sellers hire a professional photographer to take...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Things You Need to Consider Before You List Your House
Listing a home is a key step during the property selling journey. And if you fail to plan accordingly, you risk creating a home listing that misses the mark with prospective buyers. Ultimately, there are several things you need to consider before you craft a home listing, and these include: 1. Your Home's Features As a home seller, your...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
What is a Tax Lien ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There are many fees and costs you’ll encounter as a homeowner. From closing costs that are due when first purchasing your home to your mortgage payment and property taxes, keeping up with these expenses is essential. But if you’re a homeowner that didn’t pay your property taxes, you’re at risk of losing...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Common Mortgage Options and Their Benefits
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Most homebuyers take out a mortgage when they purchase a house, and there are several different types of mortgages to choose from. Here are some of the more common mortgage options and the benefits of each one. Conventional 30-Year Fixed Mortgages Perhaps the standard starting point for a mortgage is the conventional...
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Posted on 05/30/2020
85 Hurlbutt Street, Wilton, CT 06897 is now new to the market!
This 1.48-Acre, South Wilton, income-producing, investment property is a non-conforming lot that has been divided into 2-lots #85 and #91.It is being Sold “As Is” and neither lot can be sold as a separate lot; property must remain intact). Property is Conveniently located between Wilton Center (about 1.5 miles) & Super7 Connector (about 1.9 miles). The entire 1.48-Acre/2- lot property has Five (5) Buildings: Lot #85 has a Cottage & Barn (Public Record Address) & Lot #91 has a House, a 1-Car Garage & an Outbuilding/Shed. HOUSE: 1968, 1,796sf, 3BR, 2.5B, Hardwood Floors & Extra-Long Windows Thruout. Front Entry Hall is 4' x...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
A Few Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing Land for Residential Development
Photo by Benjamin Balazs via Pixabay Buying land can be a tricky matter for many people, especially when they're first getting started. No matter how valuable a property may seem at the time, it may not take very long to realize there were more strings attached than you thought. But while there are a few red flags to...
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Posted on 05/19/2020
Another Property Rented - 28 Hettiefred Road, Greenwich, CT 06831
Large, Light, Bright Updated 2,684sf Home w/Open, Hardwood Flr Pln; DR; LR w/Fpl; 4BRs; Updated EIK & 2-1/2Bs; Grassy, level 1-Acre w/rock garden. Road ends in Cul-de-Sac. Deck off updated EIK w/Marbl Countrs, Elec. Viking double wall ovens, Elec. Rangemaster glass cooktop, 42” Sub-Zero Refrigerator/ Freezer. Slate Patio level w/back yrd. 2-Zone Heat & A/C. Protected home entry via 2-car gar. w/elec. drs. Central Security/Smoke/ Fire alarm systm avail. for hook-up. Storage Off Garage & in 2 Attics. Separate Lndry Rm w/HE Maytag Washer, Elect. Dryer & Utility Sink. Easy commute to Westchester Airpt, NYC, White Plains,...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Tips for Avoiding Home Buyer's Remorse
The last thing you want to experience after purchasing a new home is "buyer's remorse!" With that in mind, it pays to look at all angles when house shopping. Although emotions and first impressions are going to play a big role in your home-buying decisions, a thoughtful analysis of the pros and cons of every home that appeals to...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
How and Where to Install Insulation
Image by Lutz Peter from Pixabay Insulation keeps you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer by reducing either heat coming in or escaping from your home. You might think that adequately insulating a home would be part of the home-building process. But since many new homebuyers don't consider insulation when buying, many home builders only...
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