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


105 Deerfield Drive, Easton, CT 06612  

Residential
$549,900
Price
9
Total Rooms
4
Bedrooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Fantastic 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial resting on a beautiful, quiet, country cul de sac street w/easy access to Black Rock Turnpike. Privately set on 3.5 rustic acres, room for gardens & a stunning hill to hike & explore. Bright living room, lovely formal dining room, spacious kitchen with breakfast bar and large sunroom addition which includes cathedral ceiling, skylights & siders to deck. Kitchen opens to wonderful family room w/stone fireplace, cathedral ceiling, wood beams, sliders to deck & access to the 2-car garage. Back hallway includes laundry area, 1/2 bath & door to backyard. Master bedroom with bath, 3 bedrooms and full hall bath, pull down stairs to attic. Finished recreation room in basement with loads of storage; central air and hardwood floors throughout. House is ready for your updates. For more photos, layout and virtual tour: http://www.seetheproperty.com/u/251979
Open House
Sunday
February 25 at 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: 105 Deerfield Drive, Easton, CT 06612   


412 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT 06612  

Residential
$449,900
Price
10
Total Rooms
4
Bedrooms
3
Baths
The Daniel Sherwood House: Charming 2,834 square foot antique colonial located in the heart of Easton; walking distance to the Easton Village Store, playground, middle school, dog park, Sherwood Farm and more. This special home is set on 1.3 acres with mature trees and a large barn serving as garage, workshop, storage etc. Driveway can be entered via Old Oak Road or Sport Hill. The main level offers bright living room, pretty study/sitting room with built-in bookcases and cabinetry, spacious dining room, enclosed porch/sun room, eat-in kitchen, mudroom with laundry area, family room with full bath. The second floor includes the master bedroom with full bath, 3 additional bedrooms, a hall bath. The back bedroom has a stairway to the kitchen area. There is a walk-up attic with loads of room for storage. The basement is unfinished. There are 6 fireplaces (all need relining and are not being used) and wide-planked wood floors throughout. For additional photos, virtual tour and layout: seetheproperty.com/u/252261 .
Open House
Sunday
February 25 at 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: 412 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT 06612   


Your credit score can play a major role in your ability to get the financing that you need to buy a house. As such, you'll want to do everything possible to improve your credit score before you enter the real estate market.

Now, let's take a look at three quick, easy ways to boost your credit score.

1. Pay Off Debt As Quickly As Possible

Get a copy of your credit report from each of the three credit reporting bureaus (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion). You are entitled to one free copy of your credit report annually from each credit reporting bureau, and you should take advantage of this perk so that you can learn about your outstanding debt.

If you have lots of outstanding debt, you'll want to start paying this off as quickly as possible. Because the less debt that you have, the more likely it becomes that you can get a favorable mortgage from a credit union or bank.

Don't wait to begin paying off outstanding debt. If you pay off even a small portion of your outstanding debt regularly, you can move closer to getting the financing that you need to acquire a terrific house.

2. Avoid New Credit Cards

A low credit score can be worrisome, and it may cause you to consider a variety of options to manage outstanding debt. However, if your credit score is low, there is no need to take out additional credit cards.

New credit cards may seem like viable short-term options to help you cover various expenses while you pay off assorted outstanding debt. But these cards are unlikely to help you resolve the biggest problem – paying off your outstanding debt to bolster your credit score.

Instead of signing up for new credit cards, it often helps to cut back on non-essential bills. For instance, if you don't need cable, you may be able to eliminate this expense and use the money that you save to pay off outstanding debt. Or, if you have first-rate items that you don't need, you may want to sell these items and use the profits to pay off myriad bills.

3. Keep Your Credit Card Balances Low

Once you have paid off your outstanding debt, you'll want to keep your credit card balances low.

It often helps to have one credit card that you can use in emergencies. If you keep one credit card and get rid of any others, you may be better equipped than ever before to maintain a high credit score.

Lastly, if you require additional assistance as you prepare to kick off a home search, you may want to work with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can help you narrow your home search to residences that fall within a specific price range. That way, you can avoid the risk of spending too much to acquire a house.

Increase your credit score – use the aforementioned tips, and you can raise your credit score before you launch a home search.


71 Blanchard Road, Easton, CT 06612  

Residential
$549,900
Price
10
Total Rooms
4
Bedrooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Lovely remodeled home offering spacious, sun-filled rooms with an open floor plan, resting on a lovely level acre in lower Easton. In-ground pool with patio privately set and plenty of room for gardens and play. There are many wonderful upgrades, features and remodels throughout the home including; septic system, new 200 amp electric service, new windows, millwork, doors, hardware, new carpeting throughout, skylights, laundry/mudroom, new driveway and attic fans. The entry foyer has an updated powder room, tiled floor and guest closet. Living room with wood pellet stove insert for efficient heating and opens to the dining room highlighted by a tray ceiling with mood lighting. Just off the remodeled kitchen is the family room with fireplace, surrounded by built-in shelves and cabinets, beamed cathedral ceiling, sliders to the enclosed, freshly carpeted, 3-season porch. The second floor offers master bedroom with full bath, additional 3 bedrooms and hall bathroom. The lower level den could be used as a playroom or home office with sliders to the backyard. In addition there is a remodeled laundry room which leads to the 2-car garage and access to the large unfinished basement for plenty of storage. For floor plans and additional photos visit: http://www.seetheproperty.com/u/260766. Square Footage includes lower level.
Open House
Sunday
February 18 at 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: 71 Blanchard Road, Easton, CT 06612   


If you intend to list your house in the weeks to come, you may want to complete a wide range of home improvements. That way, you can transform your ordinary house into an awe-inspiring residence, increasing the likelihood of a fast, profitable home sale.

Although you may have lofty expectations for your home improvement projects, it is important to note that performing myriad home repairs can be costly. And if you're not careful, you risk overspending to upgrade your residence.

Fortunately, it can be easy to establish a home improvement budget – here are three tips to help you develop an effective home improvement budget.

1. Determine Which Areas of Your House That You Want to Improve

When it comes to crafting a home improvement budget, it is important to differentiate between major and minor home repairs. By doing so, you'll be better equipped than ever before to budget for assorted home maintenance projects.

A kitchen overhaul or bathroom renovation may be considered a major home improvement. Conversely, updating the color of your bedroom may be a minor home improvement. If you assess the major and minor home improvements that you want to perform, you can put together an appropriate budget.

Of course, you should take an objective look at you house to decide which areas that you want to improve. With an objective view, you can identify various home issues, determine how much money will be required to fix these problems and budget accordingly.

2. Examine the Home Improvement Funds at Your Disposal

In all likelihood, you only have a finite amount of money at your disposal. Luckily, regardless of how much money you have, you should be able to establish an effective home improvement budget.

Oftentimes, it helps to get multiple quotes from home improvement professionals. If you receive a variety of quotes, you may find that you can save money on home repairs, as well as stick to a tight home improvement budget.

It also may be cost-effective to complete simple home improvement projects on your own. If you possess the skills and know-how to perform quick, easy home repairs, you may be able to enhance your house without putting a dent in your home improvement budget.

3. Set Home Improvement Priorities

Priorities are important, particularly if you need to put together a home improvement budget. It generally is a good idea to set priorities for different home improvement projects. Then, you can allocate the necessary time and resources to complete home improvement tasks in order of priority.

If you plan to list your house soon, home improvements may prove to be exceedingly valuable. Home upgrades can help you differentiate your residence from the competition and enable you to achieve the optimal home selling results.

Lastly, if you need extra help prior to listing your residence, it may be beneficial to collaborate with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can put you in touch with top-notch home improvement professionals, offer home improvement tips and insights and much more.




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