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Elaine Pavasaris, Home Sweet Home Realty, LLC
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Why Curb Appeal, Home Staging, and Decluttering Matter
Posted on 01/19/2020
Why Curb Appeal, Home Staging, and Decluttering Matter
Putting your home on the market is a life-changing decision and, for some people, it may involve conflicting feelings. Ideally, all members of your family should be on board with the decision to sell. If you, your spouse, or your kids are ambivalent or even against the idea of moving, it could send a negative message to prospective buyers,...
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Why There's No Need to Wait to List Your House
Posted on 01/12/2020
Why There's No Need to Wait to List Your House
Selling a home is a big decision with far-flung ramifications. If you're on the fence about selling your house, there is no need to wait. In fact, there are many reasons why now may be the right time to list your residence, and these include: 1. You can upgrade or downgrade. Although your current home has served you well...
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Remodeling with a Larger Budget: Expanding Your Kitchen
Posted on 01/05/2020
Remodeling with a Larger Budget: Expanding Your Kitchen
Image by ElasticComputeFarm from Pixabay Your house is perfect except for one thing: The kitchen is not even close to being large enough. Those who love to entertain and cook will probably agree that even a 15-foot wide by 20-foot long kitchen isn’t large enough, especially if you don’t have an open floor plan. Once you decide how...
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Probate: Methods of Holding Your Real Estate Title
Posted on 12/29/2019
Probate: Methods of Holding Your Real Estate Title
Photo by Jonny Lindner via Pixabay When you purchase real estate, you need to decide how you want to hold the title. Many closing agents make an assumption, and that assumption may come back to bite you later in life. In most states, you may title real estate in five ways: sole ownership, joint tenancy with the right...
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Assessed Value Versus Fair Market Value
Posted on 12/22/2019
Assessed Value Versus Fair Market Value
Two terms that you may have heard when talking about real estate is fair market value and assessed value. These two terms are not the same or even interchangeable terms. The assessed value of a home can often be higher than the price the house is being sold. These properties can often be seen as a “bargain” in the...
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Why It's Worth Your Time to Conduct an In-Depth House Search
Posted on 12/15/2019
Why It's Worth Your Time to Conduct an In-Depth House Search
If you plan to conduct a house search, there is no reason to settle for inferior results. Instead, you should dedicate the necessary time and resources to conduct a comprehensive search for your dream house. Ultimately, there are many reasons why it pays to perform an in-depth home search. These include: 1. You can avoid the risk of buying...
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Another Property Sold - 65 Gladding Place, Berlin, CT 06037
Posted on 12/13/2019
Another Property Sold - 65 Gladding Place, Berlin, CT 06037
This Home Sweet Home Ranch nestled on .40 acre lot has lots of potential! Price reflects work needed including interior updating & older mechanicals. Being sold in As Is condition. Great location:close to highways, Amtrak &...
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Remodeling: How to Get Started
Posted on 12/08/2019
Remodeling: How to Get Started
Starting a new renovation project can be overwhelming. Of course, there are tons of details to consider, so you might find yourself at a loss when it comes to visualizing your end product. Before you begin your remodeling project, you need to have an idea of how you want the result to look. To make it easy for...
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50 Bartlett Street, Plainville, CT 06062 now has a new price of $134,900!
Posted on 12/05/2019
50 Bartlett Street, Plainville, CT 06062 now has a new price of $134,900!
This adorable Home Sweet Home is perfect for first time home buyers or those wishing to downsize. Completely remodeled kitchen with new cabinets, tile flooring & appliances, new floors windows,newer furnace(2017), roof 13 years...
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How to Find a Starter Home
Posted on 12/01/2019
How to Find a Starter Home
With rent prices shooting soaring across the country, many young Americans who were previously happy renting while they saved for a home are now turning to other options. One common solution is a starter home. If you want to keep your monthly mortgage prices low while being able to build equity and slowly save for your “forever home.” a...
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Video Tour  - 65 Gladding Place, Berlin, CT 06037
Posted on 11/30/2019
Video Tour - 65 Gladding Place, Berlin, CT 06037
This Home Sweet Home Ranch nestled on .40 acre lot has lots of potential! Price reflects work needed including interior updating & older mechanicals. Being sold in As Is condition. Great location:close to highways, Amtrak &...
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Another Property Sold - 120 Albany Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053
Posted on 11/30/2019
Another Property Sold - 120 Albany Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053
Highest & best offers by Monday July 15 12pm. Must have proof of funds letter for cash buyers and pre qual letter for those obtaining mortgage. Huge 3 family in Little Poland on large double lot. Hardwood floors under carper. Updated electrical. Two newer gas furnaces. Needs some TLC. 3rd floor is a cold flat. 2 car garage has one bay for parking, other bay for storage, Sold in As Is condition. Subject to probate court...
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