Marjory Tracy | Easton Real Estate, Fairfield Real Estate, Westport Real Estate


152 Morehouse Drive, Fairfield, CT 06825  

Residential
$849,900
Price
10
Total Rooms
4
Bedrooms
6/1
Full/Half Baths
Owner relocating for business: Beautiful, pristine colonial resting on corner .58 acre, w/grassy, tree-lined yard for gardening, playing or entertaining. This expansive home shows like new, with open floor plan, 9' ceilings, custom millwork, recessed lighting, newly finished hardwood flooring & freshly painted interiors. Enter an inviting, large foyer w/guest closet, powder room & opening into a bright, cozy living room. Just off the living room is an expansive dining room w/tray ceiling. Fantastic sunny, white kitchen with adjacent family room, offering granite countertops, Viking cooktop & double ovens, Asko dishwasher, breakfast bar & dining area. Family room includes a stone fireplace, atrium door to bluestone patio and back stairway to the 2nd floor. Down the back hallway is the door to the 2-car garage, classic mudroom and side entrance. The exceptional master bedroom suite offers a stone fireplace, sizable walk-in closet, full bathroom with travertine marble, granite countertops, heated floor, crawl foot tub and shower. There are 3 additional ensuite bedrooms & laundry room on this floor. The third floor includes an enormous recreation room and full bathroom; in addition, a large storage area/attic. The basement is not finished but ample space for storage. There is a security system and central air conditioning. Easy access to Merritt Parkway, as well as groceries, restaurants, Westfield Shopping Park & entertainment. Walk to Lake Mohegan, hiking & golf course nearby.
Open House
Sunday
August 19 at 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Location: 152 Morehouse Drive, Fairfield, CT 06825   


After you accept an offer on a home, you likely will only have a few weeks to pack up your belongings and vacate the premises. As such, there are many questions that home sellers need to consider at this point, including:

1. Where am I going to live?

If you haven't figured out where you're going to live after your home closing, there is no need to panic. Consider all of your potential living options now, and you can plan accordingly.

Oftentimes, friends and family members may be willing to provide you with a temporary place to live. These loved ones may enable you to stay in their houses until you buy a new residence. Or, in some instances, you may be able to permanently move in with friends and family members.

On the other hand, if you enjoy being a homeowner, you may want to kick off a home search right away. This will enable you to find a new place to live in the city or town of your choice. Also, if you work quickly, you may be able to finalize your home purchase around the same time that you sell your current house.

2. What is the homebuyer's next step?

In most cases, a homebuyer will have a set amount of time to schedule a home inspection after you accept his or her offer. Once the home inspection is complete, the buyer will receive a report that provides insights into the condition of your house.

For home sellers, a home inspection can be stressful. If a property inspector discovers problems with a residence, a buyer may choose to walk away from a home purchase or ask a seller to complete various home renovations.

When it comes to selling a house, it pays to be honest. If you provide honest responses to a homebuyer's questions about your residence, you can help the buyer make an informed purchase decision. Plus, with this approach, you can minimize the risk that a home inspection may lead a buyer to rescind his or her offer.

3. What will I need to do to finalize the home sale?

The time between accepting a home offer and reaching the closing date may seem endless. However, a patient home seller will be able to stay calm, cool and collected, even if challenges arise along the way.

As a home seller, you should try to do everything you can to reach the finish line of a property sale. If you maintain consistent communication with a real estate agent, you can seamlessly navigate all stages of the home selling cycle.

A real estate agent works on a home seller's behalf and will do everything possible to minimize potential pitfalls. Thus, this housing market professional is happy to respond to a home seller's questions to ensure this individual is fully supported in the weeks and days leading up to a home closing.

Collaborate with a real estate agent, and you can receive plenty of support throughout the home selling journey.


142 Running Brook, Shelton, CT 06484  

Residential
$329,900
Price
7
Total Rooms
2
Bedrooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Wonderful end unit townhouse with a view of the pretty treed backyard from the private deck. Entry foyer, with tiled floor and guest closet, opens to roomy dining room with hardwood flooring, step down into the beautiful, inviting living room with brick fireplace and sliders to the deck. The bright, eat-in-kitchen offers granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and ceiling fan. Just off the foyer is a den, but could be an additional bedroom with closet, and a hallway with a closet that houses the laundry and a good-sized powder room. The second floor landing has a linen closest, wall-to-wall carpeting and a pull down staircase to the attic. The sunny, spacious master bedroom suite offers a full bathroom and the second bedroom has a newly remodeled full bathroom, both bedrooms have ceiling fans. The walk-out lower level includes a great family room, an office area, storage room with mechanicals and new oil tank, and access to the one car garage; newer windows throughout the unit. In addition there is a reserved parking spot for the townhouse. The complex has a clubhouse with gym, tennis court, playground and swimming pool. Easy access to Huntington Center and stores, gym and restaurants on Bridgeport Avenue.


As a home seller, it is crucial to do everything possible to prepare for a house showing. Yet determining the best ways to prep for a showing sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you get ready for any showing, at any time.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan for a house showing.

1. Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal

Although a property buyer likely has seen pictures of your house or walked or driven past your residence, there may be no time like the present to upgrade your home's curb appeal. Because if a buyer sees your home's beautiful front lawn and other stunning exterior features on the day of a showing, he or she may instantly fall in love with your residence.

Completing assorted home exterior improvements is crucial to enhance your residence's curb appeal prior to a showing. In fact, performing home exterior tasks like mowing the lawn and repairing damaged siding will help your residence make a positive first impression on potential buyers. Home exterior improvements ultimately may help you accelerate the property selling journey too.

2. Remove Clutter from Inside Your Home

Clutter is a major problem because it may make your house appear small and messy. If you allocate time and resources to remove clutter prior to a home showing, however, you can highlight the true beauty of your living space to potential buyers.

If you own items you no longer need, you can always sell these items online or at a yard sale. You also can donate unwanted items to charity or give them to family members or friends.

In addition, you can always put various items you want to keep in storage. If you rent a storage unit, you can keep assorted belongings safe until your residence sells.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

With a real estate agent at your side, you can receive comprehensive support leading up to a house showing. A real estate agent will offer recommendations and suggestions to ensure you know what to expect from a showing. Plus, he or she will respond to any of your home showing concerns or questions.

Furthermore, a real estate agent will help you navigate the home selling cycle. He or she first will meet with you, find out why you want to sell your residence and help you craft a property selling strategy. Next, a real estate agent will promote your residence to dozens of prospective buyers. And if you receive an offer to purchase your home, a real estate agent will help you analyze this property buying proposal. A real estate agent will even negotiate with a buyer's agent on your behalf to help you optimize your home sale earnings.

When it comes to hosting a home showing, there is no need to worry. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can plan for a home showing. And as a result, you can take the necessary steps to ensure a home showing is an instant success.



This listing recently sold for $285,795.

232 Deer Run, Shelton, CT 06484  

Residential
$303,800
Price
$285,795
Sale Price
6
Total Rooms
2
Bedrooms
2
Baths
Welcome to Aspetuck Village. Condo features a large eat in kitchen. Formal Living Room and Dining Room. Master Bedroom Suite has great walk-in Closet w and Full Bath. Additional Full bath on the main level with 2nd bedroom and Den/Office. There is direct access to the unit from the attached Garage, and a Wood Deck accessible from the Living Room. Amenities include a clubhouse, Pool, tennis and basketball court & playground. Just minutes to Route 8 and Merritt Parkway. This community is quiet, beautifully landscaped and well maintained. A wonderful place to live!




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