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Posted on 08/03/2022
Simple Ways to Use Cottagecore Style at Home
If you’re a fan of the cottagecore home-style trend and want to try it yourself, there are many ways you can begin. While it might seem complicated, there are some simple decor changes you can make to your space to bring out the cottagecore aesthetic. Here are some ideas for how to use cottagecore style in your own...
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Posted on 08/02/2022
141 Idlewood Drive, Stamford, CT 06905 is now new to the market!
Beautiful, spacious colonial in the highly sought after Pepper Ridge area of Newfield. Chef’s eat-in kitchen includes stainless appliances, granite counters with breakfast bar, double oven, gas cook-top. Large, bright family room w. vaulted ceiling and gas fireplace. Formal living room w. fireplace. Sunroom w. fireplace also used as guest room/4th bedroom. Open floor plan is bright, sunny and ideal for entertaining. Enormous private, level backyard with expansive deck and patio. Yards extensively professionally landscaped. MBR suite w. walk-in closet. Lower level bonus room or playroom with full bath. Newer windows and gas furnace. City...
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Posted on 07/27/2022
Improve Your Home on a Budget With These 3 Project Ideas
Updating the look of your home doesn’t have to cost a fortune. With some effort and the right tools, you can change your home while staying on budget. If you’re interested in some easy home improvement projects that won’t break the bank, here are some suggestions to inspire you: Limewash Your Walls Limewash is an ancient technique for...
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Posted on 07/20/2022
3 Perfect pergola ideas for your outdoor space
If you have an outdoor deck, back porch or patio, you can add hours of enjoyment to your outdoor space by adding a pergola. Ideas for pergola design and style can be found everywhere, too - from your local neighborhood to home and garden sources online. If you’re interested in some ideas for adding or improving a pergola,...
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Posted on 07/13/2022
Benefits & Disadvantages to VA Loans
If you're a veteran, a VA loan might seem like the perfect option for financing a home. However, there are some important differences between VA and conventional loans which could affect your decision. Here are some of the major pros and cons of VA loans to help you make the best financial choice: VA Loan Pros No Down...
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Posted on 06/29/2022
How to follow building codes during your renovation project
When building a new home, architects need to follow strict building codes to make sure everything is built according to safety standards. It’s important for homeowners to know and understand major building codes before modifying the structure or layout of the home. Unfortunately, code violations are common when remodeling and can result in expensive fines or unreliable construction....
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Posted on 06/24/2022
20 Webster Road, Stamford, CT 06902 is now new to the market!
A warm welcome home to this MOVE-IN READY, entirely and beautifully renovated 3-bedroom cape in the charming Cove neighborhood of Stamford. An easy walk to the BEACH and beautiful Cove Island Park (Stamford’s best!). This 3-bedroom, meticulously maintained home with lovely gardens, patio & level backyard will leave you smitten. Current owners have done all the hard work and lovingly updated this gem of a home. Sunlight splashes throughout the spacious living room/dining room open floor plan with vintage built-ins for storage. The sunny, REMODELED KITCHEN has all the right ingredients for the busy chef or foodies among us: newer gas...
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Posted on 06/24/2022
Another Property Sold - 51 Akbar Road, Stamford, CT 06902
Entertainer's Dream! Impeccably maintained colonial in coveted Westover neighborhood. Elegantly updated and sun-filled 4 bed, 2.5 bath with hardwood floors (plus HW under carpets on 2nd fl) on a quiet street just a “stone’s throw” from the Merritt. The GREAT ROOM in this inspiring home defines the meaning of OPEN CONCEPT, with vaulted ceilings & stunning brick fireplace as the centerpiece of an abundantly spacious family room and adjoining pub/game room w/ wet bar. Enormous picture windows overlook a private terrace and elegant perennial gardens. Beautiful eat-in CHEF'S KITCHEN with loads of cabinets, high-end appliances and large center...
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Posted on 06/24/2022
Another Property Sold - 254 Butternut Lane, Stamford, CT 06903
Tranquil and sophisticated Contemporary nested on 1+ beautiful acres bounded by mature trees and preservation land. This magnificent and immaculate 4 BR/4 BA is defined by its open floor plan, soaring vaulted ceilings & walls of windows that allow an abundant amount of natural light and sweeping views throughout. Seasoned entertainer, or need an escape from the chaos of modern life, this dazzling home is just what you’ve been searching for! GOURMET CHEF’S KITCHEN w/ cherry cabinetry, granite counters, stainless steel appliances and large skylights. Decorator living room features striking vaulted ceilings, wall of glass, built-in bar...
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Posted on 06/22/2022
Your guide to using traditional home decor
If you like rooms with warm and welcoming atmospheres, consider trying traditional home decor. While some might say the style is outdated, traditional decor endures as a popular option for even the most trendy and contemporary homes. To help inspire you, here are some ideas for using traditional style home decor at home: Furniture placement Furniture placement matters...
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Posted on 06/17/2022
171 Hardesty Road, Stamford, CT 06903 now has a new price of $1,000,000!
Truly exceptional Contemporary designed by a noted local architect. Soaring ceilings & enormous picture windows overlooking your private Paradise on a quiet street just a “stone’s throw” from Exit 33 on the Merritt. The GREAT ROOM in this inspiring home defines the meaning of “Open Concept,” with a stunning soaring stone fireplace as the centerpiece of a spacious family room, designer CHEF'S KITCHEN & huge dining area for entertaining all the people you love. The kitchen boasts an oversized island, spacious counters, high-end appliances (Sub-Zero, Viking, Bosch), and plenty of room for preparing any size holiday feast. Impressive...
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Posted on 06/15/2022
4 Ways to Renovate Your Living Room
There are many things to consider when planning a home renovation, from the smallest projects to complete overhauls. In particular, if you’re thinking about renovating your living room it might seem like the possibilities are endless. Depending on whether your priority is adding more space or changing up the style, here are some ideas to get you started....
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