Cheryl Szczarba's Blog

Posted on 04/11/2021
Best Home Practices for Controlling Pests
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Getting rid of a pest infestation in the home can be an expensive and stressful endeavor. Enjoy a comfortable, pest-free home with a few best practices. Preventative Control Every homeowner should invest in preventative pest control. Either hire a company to come and treat the inside and outside of your house on a...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Extending Your Offers: Sell While You Buy
Photo by DraganCFM via Shutterstock It’s always a quandary: can I buy my new home and sell my old house so that the timing of both matches? Well, yes! There are several ways to do this. Here’s a breakdown of how it can work. Buy a Home on a Contingency. Just what is a contingency? It’s an agreement...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Video Tour - 30 Court Street, New Haven, CT 06511
Featured in New Haven Magazine in 2012, you can enjoy all the meticulous renovations and updates in this lovely urban home and walk out your door to everything New Haven has to offer. A home for entertaining! The lower level has been converted to a large family room with an additional kitchen for use during the warmer months and eating outside on a private patio. The upper 3 floors, all with hardwood floors, offer a comfortable living space, with large windows. and each room features original fireplaces, now decorative. The room sizes are generous and the interior trim and ceiling molding recreate the 1870 construction. Updated plumbing,...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
30 Court Street, New Haven, CT 06511 is now new to the market!
Featured in New Haven Magazine in 2012, you can enjoy all the meticulous renovations and updates in this lovely urban home and walk out your door to everything New Haven has to offer. A home for entertaining! The lower level has been converted to a large family room with an additional kitchen for use during the warmer months and eating outside on a private patio. The upper 3 floors, all with hardwood floors, offer a comfortable living space, with large windows. and each room features original fireplaces, now decorative. The room sizes are generous and the interior trim and ceiling molding recreate the 1870 construction. Updated plumbing,...
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Posted on 03/28/2021
Modern Farmhouse Style 101
Image by Andrea Barstow from Pixabay The modern farmhouse trend continues to grow in popularity. For both interior and exterior home design, the name of this style is everywhere, from inspiration blogs to retailers. Real estate professionals have even begun featuring modern farmhouse properties in their respective markets because of the continued demand for the style. However, with...
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Posted on 03/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 18 Field Street, New Haven, CT 06515
This home will be cozy and sweet for any buyer! Whether you're looking for a starter, downsizing or somewhere in between, 18 Field St will meet your needs. Wonderful features of a full bathroom and bedroom on the first-floor are sure to draw you in. This home is move-in ready with central air, energy-efficient heating powered by a Nest thermostat, an updated kitchen with granite counters and maple cabinets, newly refinished hardwood floors, and a brand new roof! There's plenty of parking because there are two driveways and a detached...
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Posted on 03/21/2021
Planning for a Down Payment
Image by Monster Ztudio from Shutterstock It's time to find the perfect place of your own but becoming a property investor has one significant roadblock: a down payment. It’s something that can stop potential home buyers in their tracks. While winning the lottery or inheriting a windfall would be fabulous, you don’t need those luxuries before you can...
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Posted on 03/16/2021
Video Tour - 12 Hughes Place #T-1, New Haven, CT 06511
On one of the most beautiful streets in New Haven, you will love living in this 3 level/3 bedroom/2.1 bath remodeled townhouse. Overlooking the fabulous cherry blossoms, this home features remodeled kitchen and baths, 2 car garage, 2 wood burning fireplaces, private entrance, full sized laundry on 2nd floor, hardwood floors, partial basement with plenty of storage, and more. Walk out your door to everything Wooster Square and New Haven has to offer. A perfect city home. In the Yale home buyers program for qualified Yale...
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Posted on 03/16/2021
12 Hughes Place #T-1, New Haven, CT 06511 is now new to the market!
On one of the most beautiful streets in New Haven, you will love living in this 3 level/3 bedroom/2.1 bath remodeled townhouse. Overlooking the fabulous cherry blossoms, this home features remodeled kitchen and baths, 2 car garage, 2 wood burning fireplaces, private entrance, full sized laundry on 2nd floor, hardwood floors, partial basement with plenty of storage, and more. Walk out your door to everything Wooster Square and New Haven has to offer. A perfect city home. In the Yale home buyers program for qualified Yale...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
What to Do Before Using Your New Kitchen
Photo by CongerDesign via Pixabay You recently purchased a home, and as a new homeowner, you’re itching to get moved into your new kitchen so you can get settled and start entertaining. Wait! Before you get caught up organizing your pots and pans, do a little preventative care. If you want a kitchen you can entertain in hassle-free,...
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Posted on 03/10/2021
Video Tour - 100 York Street #4L, New Haven, CT 06511
Lovely studio unit at the tree line. Updated bath room. Wonderful layout. Monthly fees include everything but electricity, phone, internet, & cable tv. Balcony w/street views. 2 blocks from downtown & hospitals. 24 Security. Laundry. Parking available for $100/month. Nice condition. Elevators. No investors. Cash...
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Posted on 03/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 1204 Whitney Avenue #404, Hamden, CT 06517
Lovely well maintained south facing unit with lots of space and a nice open floor plan. Unit features newer stack laundry, remodeled bath with 'walk in' shower, balcony, and air conditioning. Complex features off-street parking, large lobby area, storage units in basement, and elevator access to all floors. You'll love living in Whitneyville with the convenience of walking to eat, shop, and more! Don't miss out on this sunny and affordable home with low monthly...
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