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Posted on 09/28/2022
Build permit 101: What you need to know
Most major construction or renovation projects require obtaining a building permit. However, because not every project requires a permit, it can be difficult to know if your particular plans require one. Here is a simple guide to help you determine if you need a permit: You will likely need a building permit for: Demolishing any walls or structures....
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Posted on 09/24/2022
Another Property Sold - 668 Glenbrook Road #34, Stamford, CT 06906
Don't miss this fully renovated, freshly painted gem of a 3-level townhouse on the "quiet side" of the coveted and meticulously maintained Riverwalk complex in Glenbrook. A mere stone's throw from Darien, this 2 bed, 2.5 Bath unit is a must-see! The gorgeous grounds and riverfront perfectly compliment the sophisticated Tudor-style architecture of one of Stamford's most charming communities. Beautiful UPDATED KITCHEN with stainless steel appliances and plenty of granite counters has a convenient pass-through to the dining room. The spacious living room with a wood burn fireplace and hardwood floor has access through sliders to one of two...
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Posted on 09/21/2022
Lawn care: The pros & cons of centipede grass
Centipede grass is a variety of bright-green grass commonly grown in warm, wet climates. It tolerates high temperatures and most soil types, which make it a superb lawn choice for homes in warmer regions. But even if your home meets the climate requirements, how do you know if centipede grass is the right choice for your lawn or...
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Posted on 09/14/2022
Key elements of Southern house styles
Rich with historical inspiration, Southern house styles are still popular in the world of modern architecture. What’s known as Southern architecture is largely inspired by a specific time period, and often refers to structures originally built before the American Civil War. However, you can still find the style’s influence in contemporary architecture across the country. But what exactly...
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Posted on 09/10/2022
141 Idlewood Drive, Stamford, CT 06905 now has a new price of $5,500!
Beautiful, spacious colonial in the highly sought after Pepper Ridge area of Newfield. Entire interior freshly painted. 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. Sunroom/office on main level has been used as guest...
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Posted on 09/09/2022
Another Property Sold - 36 Cerretta Street #27, Stamford, CT 06907
Beautifully updated designer townhouse tucked away in popular Springdale Village! Come see this immaculately presented, spacious, sunny & bright home and enjoy the ease of maintenance free living in a property that lives like a single family! Many updates include: Chef's kitchen with chic designer granite countertops, breakfast bar & stainless steel appliances. You'll also enjoy quality updated bathrooms & a large finished lower level space with office alcove. Polished hardwood flooring lines all the living areas & upstairs bedrooms. Open living-dining room features sliding doors to invite outdoor splendor with a patio,...
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Posted on 09/07/2022
How to Prevent & Treat a Whitefly Infestation
Keeping plants at home means contending with the occasional pest. While some garden pests are just an annoyance, others can cause damage and even threaten the life of your plants. One common pest is the whitefly, which can infest both your outdoor garden and indoor houseplants. Here is a guide to everything you need to know about whiteflies:...
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Posted on 08/31/2022
All About Whirligigs
Wind spinners, also called whirligigs, have been a popular outdoor decoration for a long time. They come in many colors, sizes and levels of detail and are also simple to make on your own. With all the choices available it’s difficult to know which will fit your yard. Here are some things to consider when looking for the...
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Posted on 08/26/2022
646 Hope Street #2, Stamford, CT 06907 is now new to the market!
Absolutely gorgeous, impeccable Single Family/Condo in the heart of Springdale – an unexpected oasis in the city! Enjoy luxurious living in this gorgeous 3 Bedroom, 3.5 bath home boasting quality fixtures and finishes from top to bottom. The gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances, beautiful granite counters, an island and open floor plan is wonderful for entertaining. Separate living room with fireplace can also be a home office. Stunning, sun-filled master bedroom suite with a very spacious walk-in closet and large, sunny deck. Luxurious master bathroom, includes whirlpool bath, steam shower, granite vanity, radiant heat flooring, and...
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Posted on 08/26/2022
646 Hope Street #2, Stamford, CT 06907 is now new to the market!
Absolutely gorgeous, impeccable Single Family/Condo in the heart of Springdale – an unexpected oasis in the city! Enjoy luxurious living in this gorgeous 3 Bedroom, 3.5 bath home boasting quality fixtures and finishes from top to bottom. The gourmet kitchen with stainless appliances, beautiful granite counters, an island and open floor plan is wonderful for entertaining. Separate living room with fireplace can also be a home office. Stunning, sun-filled master bedroom suite with a very spacious walk-in closet and large, sunny deck. Luxurious master bathroom, includes whirlpool bath, steam shower, granite vanity, radiant heat flooring, and...
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Posted on 08/24/2022
Adding Value: Which Projects Boost Home ROI?
Home improvement projects not only help you personalize your space to suit your style, but they can also boost your property value. When you are investing in a home improvement project, it's important to choose one that is going to allow you to enjoy the greatest return on your investment. These home improvement projects typically add the most...
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Posted on 08/19/2022
668 Glenbrook Road #34, Stamford, CT 06906 is now new to the market!
Don't miss this fully renovated, freshly painted gem of a 3-level townhouse on the "quiet side" of the coveted and meticulously maintained Riverwalk complex in Glenbrook. A mere stone's throw from Darien, this 2 bed, 2.5 Bath unit is a must-see! The gorgeous grounds and riverfront perfectly compliment the sophisticated Tudor-style architecture of one of Stamford's most charming communities. Beautiful UPDATED KITCHEN with stainless steel appliances and plenty of granite counters has a convenient pass-through to the dining room. The spacious living room with a wood burn fireplace and hardwood floor has access through sliders to one of two...
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