Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Nov. 27, 2020

Best Gift Ideas for New Homeowners

As you shop for the holidays in the coming days and weeks, don't forget about the new homeowner in your life. The perfect gift may be something they would probably never buy for themselves and will make them think of you for years to come. 

With these ideas, you can help your loved one's new house feel like a home in no time.

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Nov. 19, 2020

Selling Point: Home office demand is booming

While many people will eventually head back to the office, if they haven't already, some will continue to work from home for the foreseeable future. As a result, a home office is now a huge selling point.

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Nov. 13, 2020

Keep Critters From Seeking Shelter in Your Home This Winter

As the temperature drops in the next few weeks, we won't be the only ones heading indoors. Little critters, like mice, will also be looking for a warm place to spend the winter. You can take a few steps to make sure they don't take up residence in your home.

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Nov. 6, 2020

Ice Dams: Steps You Can Take to Prevent Costly Damage

When you think of a winter wonderland, icicles hanging from the eaves of a home may come to mind. While pretty to look at, these icicles are the results of an ice dam - which can cause damage to your roof and gutters. But not to worry, there are some steps you can take to keep ice dams at bay this winter.

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Oct. 29, 2020

Steps to Prepare Your Home for Winter

While it may seem like summer just ended, believe it or not, now is the time to prepare your home for winter.

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Oct. 22, 2020

Here's how a property manager can help you

property managementWith interest rates at historically low levels, you may be considering buying a second investment property. If the responsibilities of being a landlord are turning you off from the idea, you may want to consider property management.

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Oct. 15, 2020

The Price is Right: How to Price Your Home to Sell

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Perhaps one of the most important decisions you'll make when listing your home is setting the asking price. Price it too high, and buyers won't bite. Price it too low, and people may think something's wrong with it. So, what goes into finding that sweet spot?

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Oct. 7, 2020

Reasons You May Want to Downsize Your Home

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The real estate market is booming. While many people are looking for bigger homes where they can spread out, those of you with one of those larger homes may want to consider the benefits of downsizing.

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Sept. 29, 2020

How to Tap Into Your Home's Equity

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You want to renovate your kitchen, your kid is going off to college, or you need to consolidate some high-interest credit card bills. Big expenses come up from time-to-time and if you don't have thousands of dollars at your disposal, tapping into your home's equity could be an option for you.

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Sept. 25, 2020

Community Spotlight: Essex, CT

Located just a few miles from Long Island Sound lies Essex, Connecticut. This quaint community is one town comprised of three smaller villages - each with its own distinct identity and charm.

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