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Laura Testa | Nationwide Homes | laura-t@sbcglobal.net | (203) 648-6648 174 Stadley Rough Rd., Danbury, CT JUST SOLD by Laura Testa. This property sold the first weekend it went on the market! 3BR/2BA Single Family House JUST SOLD FOR $265,000 Year Built 1967 Sq Footage 1,736 Bedrooms 3 Bathroom...
10/29/2010
Laura Testa | Nationwide Homes | laura-t@sbcglobal.net | (203) 648-6648 21 Pondfield Rd., New Fairfield, CT JUST SOLD by LAURA TESTA. Attractive 3 BR Home in Great Neighborhood. Long List of Updates. 3BR/1+1BA Single Family House JUST SOLD FOR $240,000 Year Built 1964 Sq Footage 1,512 Bedrooms 3...
10/29/2010
Add a gas-burning fireplace insert if you want clean air and the ultimate in convenience. Unlike old decorative gas fireplaces, today's gas inserts are heat-producing dynamos that use natural gas or propane to power a steady flame dancing on fake logs, decorative modern glass chips, or stones be...
10/25/2010
To successfully appeal your property tax bill, you first need to do a bit of sleuthing into your real estate assessment. Read your assessment letter A real estate assessment is conducted periodically by the local government to assign a value to your home for taxation purposes. An assessment isn'...
10/23/2010
Deciding whether to repair or replace roofing is largely an exercise in timing--you don't want to reroof too soon and waste money, but you don't want to wait too long either. Be alert to early signs of a roof leak If you check the condition of your roof at least once a year, you should be able t...
10/23/2010
If you plan to stay in your home for another 10 to 15 years, it may be worthwhile to upgrade to the latest efficient appliance. Image: George Doyle/Getty Images When deciding to repair or replace appliances, consider age, repair cost, pricing, energy efficiency, and whether to modify your kitche...
10/18/2010
  An annual check-up on your homeowners insurance can result in a healthier policy and a healthier pocketbook.  What type of coverage do I have? There's no rule of thumb for how much your homeowners insurance should cost. Insurers use numerous factors-age, education level, creditworthiness-to det...
10/18/2010
For what the typical family wastes every year on air leaks--about $350--you can plug energy-robbing gaps, start saving money, and enjoy a more comfortable home. 1. Insulate around recessed lights Most recessed lights have vents that open into the attic, a direct route for heated or cooled air to...
10/15/2010
Getting your home's heating system professionally serviced every year will keep it running smoothly and help keep heating costs under control. Who does the job? The simplest way to get the work done is to hire your fuel company to do it. Oil companies and gas utilities usually provide this servi...
10/15/2010
Annual inspections keep flames burning right Creosote-combustible, tar-like droplets-is a natural byproduct of burning wood. The more wood you burn, the wetter or greener the wood, and the more often you restrict airflow by keeping your fireplace doors closed or your damper barely open, the more...
10/15/2010
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