Monthly Archives: August 2011

Buying a Home in Connecticut: Newtown

Posted by JD Esajian // August 19, 2011

Many people who buy a house in Connecticut are searching for that picturesque small town that defines the Constitution State. Well look no further, because there’s one small town in southwestern Connecticut that’s a great place to live for families and young couples alike. Whether you want to raise a family or just settle down, Newtown has got you covered.

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Buying a Foreclosed Home in Connecticut: 3 Things to Look For

Posted by JD Esajian // August 18, 2011

Connecticut foreclosures can be a great investment for anyone who wants to buy a home on a budget – but be careful. Sometimes what seems like a real estate gem can end up being fool’s gold. If you’re looking for a project to flip or just a house to settle in, here are 3 things to look for to make sure that your investment in a foreclosed home is a good one.

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5 Ways to Add Value to Your Connecticut Home (Without Breaking the Bank)

Posted by JD Esajian // August 17, 2011

Summer is a seller’s market for Connecticut real estate, and everyone is clamoring to up their house’s market price on the cheap. Here are 5 ways you can make your Constitution State home worth more, for less.

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4 Tips for Getting a Home Loan in San Diego

Posted by JD Esajian // August 16, 2011

Thousands of people are drawn to San Diego every year, and for good reason. Great beaches and California culture in general have helped it earn the moniker “America’s Finest City.” If you’re buying a house in San Diego, though, you need to make sure you can finance it first. Here are 4 tips that will get you the loan you need to move into your dream house.

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Buying a Home in San Diego: Serra Mesa

Posted by JD Esajian // August 15, 2011

Families or older couples looking at houses for sale in San Diego should definitely give Serra Mesa a close look. This vibrant community, located in east San Diego near Interstate 95, is known for its family-friendly atmosphere, its excellent healthcare facilities and the scenic Ruffin Canyon.

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Buying a Home in Connecticut: Wallingford

Posted by JD Esajian // August 14, 2011

Anyone buying a home in Connecticut should take a close look at Wallingford. If the name sounds familiar, that’s because the town was the setting of the Drew Barrymore movie “Riding in Cars with Boys,” but that isn’t the town’s only claim to fame.

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Buying a Home in San Diego: Ocean Beach

Posted by JD Esajian // August 12, 2011

If you’re looking to buy San Diego real estate in a neighborhood that’s safe enough to raise your kids but also funky enough for big-city fun, then look no further than Ocean Beach. A small town within the city’s business district, Ocean Beach is known for its thriving antique district, its scenic beaches and its world famous “Ocean Beach Street Fair, Chili Cook-Off and Fireworks Festival.”

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4 Ways to Winterproof Your Connecticut Home (In the Summer)

Posted by JD Esajian // August 11, 2011

The Constitution State is known for its warm summers and beautiful fall foliage, but winters in New England are famously harsh. The ice and frost can take a heavy toll, especially on historic homes, and many homeowners find themselves struggling to patch up leaks in an effort to retain heat. Here are 5 ways you can take advantage of the nice weather and make sure your Connecticut property is ready for the changing seasons:

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4 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Posted by JD Esajian // August 10, 2011

Summer is a prime time for real estate, especially for buyers looking at homes for sale in Connecticut. The beautiful weather and pristine New England charm draw thousands of potential homeowners to the Constitution State every year, and you’ll want to make sure that your house can do the same. A marketable home should have enough curb appeal to draw even the casual passer-by in for a look. Here are four easy ways to up your home’s curb appeal with a minimum of effort:

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4 Tips for Buying Your First Home in Connecticut

Posted by JD Esajian // August 9, 2011

Buying your first home is a huge undertaking, especially in Connecticut. While the Constitution State’s strong historical ties and beautiful autumns draw in many young professionals and new families, houses for sale in Connecticut can be pricey and are sometimes close to a hundred years old. Here are 4 tips that will make your first home buying experience a little bit easier and less mysterious:

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