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    WHAT IS A 1031 LIKE-KIND EXCHANGE?

    1031 Exchange is a  provision of the IRS Tax Code that allows for ‘like-kind’ real estate exchanges without tax consequences…VIEW FULL ARTICLE  Interested in taking advantage of 1031 ‘like-kind’ exchange?    Please give us a call and we can discuss the opportunities available. CT Home Advisors  Office: 203-768-2281 Cell: 203-910-5549 Fax: 203-841-1066 Email

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    BEST BET HOME IMPROVEMENTS – Remodeled Kitchen vs. Home Theater

      Want to improve your home and increase its value? Be sure to make the right bet. Kitchen Remodel According to the Remodeling magazine 2015 Cost vs. Value Report, the average spent on a major kitchen remodel is around $54,000, while a minor one averaged $18,800. The full kitchen remodeling recouped 74% of its cost and the […]

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    Should I Buy or Sell my home first?

    SHOULD YOU BUY OR SELL FIRST? To buy or to sell first? That is the question. At least it’s one of the questions we get asked most often when we meet with prospective Sellers who are also buying a home. Honestly, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. Let’s look at the pros of […]

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    GLASTONBURY CT | HOME CRUSH OF THE WEEK | 45 FAWN RUN

        | 45 FAWN RUN  First, let me confess – “I am a real estate stalker.”  After seeing the pictures of this home online, I actually drove by this lovely home earlier today. I wanted to see just how spectacularly designed this home is. Trust me, it is spectacular! This home is breathtaking, inside & […]

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    How To Win Bidding Wars in Connecticut

    How to win Real Estate Bidding War in Connecticut – If you find yourself in a bidding war (see here for info on Bidding Wars in Connecticut), there are several strategies available for you come out on top: Recognize that the Seller has control. To win a bidding war, you must accept that you are not in the position […]

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    WHAT DOES A BUYER’S AGENT DO AND DOES IT REALLY MATTER?

    This animation sums up a Buyer’s Agent’s role in finding you a home:   Buyer Agents’ Job A Buyer Agent’s job is to get you from Point A (Would-be Buyer) to Point B (Happy Home Owner) safely. View Full Blog Hire an experienced professional Buyer’s Agent. A great agent is a negotiator who knows the […]

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    Live, Love West Hartford CT

       Living in West Hartford: What Makes It Special?  Selected as one of the “Best Place to Live” in America by MONEY Magazine. For me West Hartford is one of the best maintained communities, it’s safe, attractive, and provides many amenities for people who live and visit there and West Hartford Schools are rated among the best in the state. […]

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    AVON HOME CRUSH OF THE WEEK

    HOME CRUSH OF THE WEEK | 14 Vermillion Dr, Avon What could say summer more than your own Private Retreat? What about a Library? Magnificent views from this private atrium off your master bedroom  (I WANT THIS AT MY HOUSE RIGHT NOW) The list continues: Beamed cathedral ceilings Fully finished basement complete with rec room […]

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    Knob and Tube Wiring in CT

    Knob and Tube Wiring Facts:  If you are buying or own a home built in the 1900’s to the early 1950’s in North America, then there is a possibility that there was/is knob and tube wiring or an ungrounded system. Knob and tube wiring was considered “state-of-the-art” back then. The main differences between modern wiring and knob and […]

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    Government Real Estate Auctions

    Government Real Estate Auctions You’ve no doubt seen the commercials in which a man is yelling about government-seized property auctions. Does it seem kind of sleazy, kind of shady? Like maybe you’re taking advantage of the disadvantaged? Au contraire! A real estate auction can be a great way to get into a house. In a real estate auction, […]

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