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Posted on 06/26/2022
Concession Stand Ideas for Your Home Theater
Part of the fun of having a home theater is trying to create the atmosphere of an actual movie theater in your house. Setting up a projector screen and surround sound system, along with reclining seats, can help you achieve this, but you can take it a step further with a concession stand. These stands provide a convenient...
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Posted on 06/25/2022
Another Property Sold - 95 Audubon Street #23, New Haven, CT 06510
Beautiful 2 bedroom/2 bath ranch style condo at Audubon Court in elevator building with direct access to garage (no stairs). This lovely condo is located in the Arts section of downtown New Haven, just blocks from Yale and the NH Green. Updated kitchen with cork floor and granite countertops. Wood burning fireplace in the living room, bay windows let in lots of light. Remodeled baths with walk in showers and a nice sized tub. Overlooking quiet pedestrian only Lincoln Way. You'll love living downtown New Haven and in the Arts District! . The complex features 24 hr security, garage parking, on-site property maintenance, a perfect location to...
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Posted on 06/24/2022
Another Property Sold - 100 York Street #9-P, New Haven, CT 06511
Location, location, location! Walk out your door to everything New Haven. Large, nicely maintained 1 bedroom unit with private balcony and wood parquet floors at University Towers. New Thermopane windows, great floor plan with large living area, large bedroom with walk-in closet, and lots of storage. Overlooking the pool and west facing. Ready to move in and add your own touches to make this your new New Haven home! On site property maintenance and management. In ground pool. On Yale bus shuttle. Why rent when you can own! Monthly fee is approximately 40% tax deductible and includes heat, hot water, taxes, insurance, management, and more! No...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Eco-Friendly Home Search: Here's What to Look For
If you are in the market for a new home, you probably have a lot on your mind. You might be dreaming about how many bedrooms you will need and how you could decorate those spaces. You might be spending your days imagining what your new backyard will look like and thinking about how you could enhance your...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Another Property Sold - 100 York Street #17-O, New Haven, CT 06511
Completely remodeled 2 bedroom 2 bath penthouse ranch at University Towers in downtown New Haven. This beautiful south facing unit features spectacular views of LI Sound and New Haven and beautiful sunsets. Redone from top to bottom with lots of storage, open floor plan, and large balcony. The kitchen features a breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, and quartz counters and breakfast bar. The main bedroom features a full bath with walk-in shower. You'll love walking out your door to world class museums, theaters, food, and shopping . University Towers features 3 elevators, 24 hour security/concierge, on-site property management and...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Tips for Selling a Home in a Seller's Market
It's easier to sell your home in a seller's market, but that doesn't mean the home will sell itself. Selling your home requires strategy and planning, and in a seller's market there are specific things you can do to get the best offers. Here are some tips for selling in a seller's market: Clean & Stage A hot...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Video Tour - 52 Lillibridge Court, Hamden, CT 06517
Perfectly situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, this wonderful 4 bedroom colonial exceeds expectations. Just a stones throw to East Rock Park and New Haven Country Club, it features an open floor plan ideal for entertaining. The fabulously remodeled kitchen is must-see. It includes granite counters and island, propane cooking, large pantry, island seating, and an eat-in kitchen w/dry bar. The adjacent family room offers casual seating overlooking the generous park-like yard and sliders to the deck. Dining room and spacious living room offer more formal entertaining options. The mud room/laundry room offers direct access to the 2 car garage,...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Video Tour - 52 Lillibridge Court, Hamden, CT 06517
Perfectly situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, this wonderful 4 bedroom colonial exceeds expectations. Just a stones throw to East Rock Park and New Haven Country Club, it features an open floor plan ideal for entertaining. The fabulously remodeled kitchen is must-see. It includes granite counters and island, propane cooking, large pantry, island seating, and an eat-in kitchen w/dry bar. The adjacent family room offers casual seating overlooking the generous park-like yard and sliders to the deck. Dining room and spacious living room offer more formal entertaining options. The mud room/laundry room offers direct access to the 2 car garage,...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
52 Lillibridge Court, Hamden, CT 06517 is now new to the market!
Perfectly situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, this wonderful 4 bedroom colonial exceeds expectations. Just a stones throw to East Rock Park and New Haven Country Club, it features an open floor plan ideal for entertaining. The fabulously remodeled kitchen is must-see. It includes granite counters and island, propane cooking, large pantry, island seating, and an eat-in kitchen w/dry bar. The adjacent family room offers casual seating overlooking the generous park-like yard and sliders to the deck. Dining room and spacious living room offer more formal entertaining options. The mud room/laundry room offers direct access to the 2 car garage,...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
DIY Furniture: The basics
Making your own DIY furniture might be simpler than you think. While DIY furniture ideas range from simple to elaborate, there is guaranteed to be an option for every skill level and timeframe. Whether you want to build a coffee table, potting bench or just add some farmhouse style to your existing decor, building with wood is the...
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Posted on 06/02/2022
Another Property Sold - 100 York Street #9-G, New Haven, CT 06511
A unique NY style studio co-op perfect for compact city living full or part time. This unit has been previously renovated from top to bottom. Kitchen has granite counters and breakfast bar. Large full bath features a dressing area. Crown moldings & more! Plently of closet space. Monthly fee includes heat, hot water, property taxes, and has been approx. 40% tax deductible in the past. University Towers features 24 hour security, elevators, remodeled laundry facilities, on-site property management, pool, and more! Non-smoking building. Walk out your door to New Haven's finest restaurants, museums, theater, and shopping. No pets. No...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
Should You Bottom-Water Your Houseplants?
Plant owners have likely encountered the term "bottom watering" concerning houseplant care. The method works by watering your plants using the drainage hole at the bottom rather than pouring water in from the top. There are many benefits to bottom watering, but there are also some downsides worth considering. Here is a basic guide to the pros and...
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