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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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Posted on 08/13/2021
Transform Unused Space into a Custom Home Office
Image by Pexels from Pixabay With more people working from home today than ever before, many are looking to add a home office to their house. Some may think that they don't have enough space to make this happen; however, folks don't need an entire room to add a home office. There are a few great tips and...
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Posted on 08/10/2021
Video Tour - 35 Stevens Road, South Windsor, CT 06074
PHENOMENAL CUSTOM COLONIAL IN SOUTH WINDSORS SOUGHT AFTER NEIGHBORHOOD. 4 BED, 2FULL BATHS & 2 HALF BATHS OPEN FLOOR PLAN, GRANITE KITCHEN, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, ISLAND WITH GRANITE TOP. TONS OF NATURAL LIGHT, LIVING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE, FORMAL DINING ROOM, TWO STOREY FOYER 4 SEASON VAULTED SUNROOM OVERLOOKS THE PARK-LIKE GROUNDS. TWO CENTRAL AIR-COOLING SYSTEMS. WHITE STAINED READ OAK FLOORING, BEAUTIFULY STONE PATIO. NICELY FINISHED BASEMENT ADDS ADDITIONAL 650 SQ FT. THIS HOME IS YOUR OWN PRIVATE OASIS AND IS IDEAL FOR...
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Posted on 08/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 21 Rockwell Court #21, South Windsor, CT 06074
What you’ve been waiting for! Highly sought-after neighborhood location in the heart of South Windsor for this stunning 1472 Sq Ft colonial home nestled in a cul-de-sac with 3 good sized bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms. Open, bright and versatile layout with front to back living/great room, formal dining room. Updates include: New top of the line tankless heating system (nov 2015), new roof (2016), newly painted deck, thermopane windows, granite kitchen. Additional features include solid six panel wooden doors, 2 walk-in closets in master bedroom, walkout finishable basement opening into a very private backyard. All of this in a tranquil...
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Posted on 08/10/2021
35 Stevens Road, South Windsor, CT 06074 is now new to the market!
PHENOMENAL CUSTOM COLONIAL IN SOUTH WINDSORS SOUGHT AFTER NEIGHBORHOOD. 4 BED, 2FULL BATHS & 2 HALF BATHS OPEN FLOOR PLAN, GRANITE KITCHEN, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, ISLAND WITH GRANITE TOP. TONS OF NATURAL LIGHT, LIVING ROOM WITH FIREPLACE, FORMAL DINING ROOM, TWO STOREY FOYER 4 SEASON VAULTED SUNROOM OVERLOOKS THE PARK-LIKE GROUNDS. TWO CENTRAL AIR-COOLING SYSTEMS. WHITE STAINED READ OAK FLOORING, BEAUTIFULY STONE PATIO. NICELY FINISHED BASEMENT ADDS ADDITIONAL 650 SQ FT. THIS HOME IS YOUR OWN PRIVATE OASIS AND IS IDEAL FOR...
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Posted on 08/06/2021
What Type of Concrete Foundation Is Right for Your New Construction?
Designing a dream home involves making a lot of decisions. One of the earliest and most important decisions is the type of foundation. So what is the best type of foundation for your home? Finding the answer involves gaining a working knowledge about concrete slabs, crawl spaces and basements. Why Choose a Slab Foundation? Concrete slab foundations are...
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Posted on 08/03/2021
Video Tour - 86 Florence Street, Manchester, CT 06040
Tremendous opportunity for an investor. Big and Spacious Side By Side multifamily Home . Both sides have 3 bed rooms ,Kitchen, Dining and living rooms. Newer roof(2016) One side has newer furnace. Newer windows. One side has significant updates. Pictures are from when the unit was vacant. Rents are below market. One tenant on month to month another lease ending Oct...
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Posted on 08/03/2021
86 Florence Street, Manchester, CT 06040 is now new to the market!
Tremendous opportunity for an investor. Big and Spacious Side By Side multifamily Home . Both sides have 3 bed rooms ,Kitchen, Dining and living rooms. Newer roof(2016) One side has newer furnace. Newer windows. One side has significant updates. Pictures are from when the unit was vacant. Rents are below market. One tenant on month to month another lease ending Oct...
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