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Posted on 07/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 95 Audubon Street #326, New Haven, CT 06510
Lovely 2 bedroom condo at sought after Audubon Court. Private views of courtyard and overlooking Lincoln Way. This home features a private entrance, deeded parking space in garage, hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace, central air conditioning, on-site security, new thermopane windows, and much more! Move right in. Updated kitchen with Corian counters. East/west facing unit so lots of lovely natural light. Each bedroom features it's own full bath. Laundry is located on 2nd floor., new washer/dryer. Minimal storage in attic. Complex is nicely located in New Haven's Arts district...walking distance to downtown, Yale, and restaurants. No...
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Posted on 07/27/2021
490 Quinnipiac Avenue, New Haven, CT 06513 now has a new price of $349,000!
ATTENTION BOAT OWNERS! Chance of a lifetime on the Quinnipiac River. Historic 1810 Oyster House. Caringly restored in 1988 and further updated in 2000. The property features a 30 foot fixed pier with aluminum ramp to a floating dock AND 4 pile moorings out 200 feet in navigable channel. Enjoy water living with fabulous sunsets, cool breezes, and shore birds from your own back deck and patio. Located in the Fairhaven Historic District, this home features 4 working fireplaces, updated mechanicals, wide plank hardwood floors, custom built storm windows, and many historic features. The main level features a combination living room and dining...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Protect Your Veggies With a DIY Hoop House
Protecting your plants from extreme weather is crucial to a happy and productive garden. When growing vegetables this is especially important as many crops will die in a frost or even under excessive rain. Luckily there are some inexpensive DIY ways you can protect your garden. One of the most popular designs for a DIY greenhouse is a...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
The Basics of Eclectic Design
Everyone will have a different perception of what eclectic style means. For such a carefree and “anything goes” type of design style it’s only natural for it to be very subjective. However, there are some specific guidelines that every eclectic design follows. By using these key elements you can create an aesthetic that’s fun and interesting without simply...
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Posted on 07/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 100 York Street #8a, New Haven, CT 06511
Beautifully updated 1 bedroom unit. Move right in! Close to everything downtown, hospitals, and major routes. Lots of storage space. Balcony. Complex features an in-ground pool, 24 hour security, on-site property management. A real...
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Posted on 07/14/2021
Another Property Sold - 556 Chapel Street #2, New Haven, CT 06511
Live in grand style with fabulous views of Wooster Square Park from this 2 bedroom condo in one of 'The Brownstone Row' homes dating from the post-Civil war period. This ranch style condo has been thoughtfully laid out and offers a generously sized living/dining area and a modern kitchen. The two bedrooms are of reasonable size. Whimsical loft spaces accentuate the high ceilings and offer areas for display or storage. The full bath features beautiful wood accents including a 'barn door' and sitting bench. Plenty of closet space as well as hardwood floors. Condo fee includes heat. The complex is professional managed. Additional storage and...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
The Costs and Types of Title Insurance
Photo by Mona Tootoonchinia via Pixabay When you purchase a home, your lender charges you for a title insurance policy. You are also given the option to buy your own title insurance policy. Depending on your agreement with the seller, the seller might purchase the buyer’s title insurance policy. Before a seller can sell his or her property,...
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Posted on 07/07/2021
Another Property Sold - 10 Charles Street, Milford, CT 06460
Prime location to Fort Trumbull Beach, the Harbor, Yacht Club and Downtown Milford! This colonial offers 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 3 levels of living space, recently renovated kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, high end cabinetry, a new fireplace in the living room and hardwood flooring makes this open floor plan excellent for entertaining inside and out. Sliding glass doors to the generous patio and fenced in yard meets all the criteria for convenient coastal living. The 2 car attached garage and high ceiling basement provides plenty of storage or can be finished for additional living space on the lower level....
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Posted on 07/04/2021
The Basic Elements of Boho Chic Design
Boho chic is a design style that takes its inspiration from past generations. Today, it’s a popular style with a very bold yet relaxed attitude. While design aesthetics can be difficult to define, boho chic has several specific elements to define the style. Here we will go into those key design elements so you can better understand the...
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Posted on 07/03/2021
Another Property Sold - 190 Wooster Street #50, New Haven, CT 06511
You'll love living on New Haven's famous Wooster Street! This lovely, nicely maintained 3 bedroom 1 1/2 bath 2 level end unit features a private entrance, large fenced in patio, hardwood floors, and off-street parking. The large basement is partially finished for a bonus room and perfect for storage. Full sized laundry. Add some of your own touches to make it your home! Affordable monthly fees include heat, taxes, insurance, management, snow removal, landscaping, and more! Complex was designed by Architecture firm of Earl P. Carlin. Walk out your door to some of New Haven's best pizza, the Saturday farmers market, and a short walk to...
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Posted on 06/29/2021
Another Property Sold - 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 06/29/2021
100 York Street #7-E, New Haven, CT 06511 is now new to the market!
This 2 bedroom unit at University Towers feels like a cozy home. Use one bedroom as a den or home office if you only need one bedroom. Enjoy the east light and private balcony. Current owner made many updates. Stand alone wine cooler and small freezer are available with purchase. Monthly fee is currently approximately 44% tax deductible and includes heat, hot water, property insurance, taxes, and much more! No renting until after 3 years of ownership. Owner is willing to provide financing to qualified buyers. You'll love being downtown New Haven! Parking is an additional $100/month in the 2 level garage on George Street by Walgreens. No...
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