Fredda Takacs | Trumbull Real Estate, Fairfield Real Estate, Monroe Real Estate


142 Gilman Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605  

Residential
$299,900
Price
8
Total Rooms
4
Bedrooms
2
Baths
See the video! Be the smart buyer that snaps up this incredible deal!! Beautifully updated colonial with fabulous floor plan offering both large family room and living room with gas fireplace as well as dining room and eat-in kitchen with granite counters and a fantastic pantry! Hardwood floors throughout, newer heating system plus central a/c!! Wow! All in the heart of Black Rock - a vibrant community where friendliness, fine dining, walks along the water and a cohesive neighborhood are enjoyed by all! Sit on the front porch or rest on the back deck as your gardens grow! Refurbished 2 car detached garage is a wonderful bonus! Spacious 2nd floor features 4 bedrooms providing plenty of space for your home office and family! An easy walk to well-loved Black Rock School offering K-8th grade in a small neighborhood setting adds to the desirability of this community. This lovely home is just steps to the celebrated Harborview market and a short walk along the safe sidewalks to Saint Mary’s By The Sea, Black Rock Beach, Harbor, and Yacht Clubs as well as well as the Fairfield Metro Train Station for an easy commute to the city!


If you plan to list your house in the foreseeable future, you should do everything possible to differentiate your residence from the competition. That way, you can show homebuyers exactly what your house has to offer and increase the likelihood of a fast, profitable home sale.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you optimize your home's potential.

1. Boost Your House's Curb Appeal

Your house's curb appeal may dictate how quickly your residence sells. If you allocate time and resources to transform your home's exterior from drab to fab, you may be able to reap the benefits of a speedy home sale.

Mow the lawn, trim the hedges and perform other home exterior upgrades. By doing so, you can take your house's curb appeal to new heights.

Also, if you need assistance with home exterior projects, you can reach out to local home improvement professionals. Contractors are available in cities and towns nationwide, and these professionals can help you enhance your house's curb appeal in no time at all.

2. Remove Clutter

Clutter is an eyesore that home sellers need to eliminate. Because if your home is overloaded with antiques, decorations and other items, it may be tough for homebuyers to envision what life may be like if they purchase your residence.

If you own lots of items but want to keep these belongings, there is no need to worry. You can always rent a storage unit where you can store various items until your house sells. Or, you can contact family members and friends to find out if they can store some of your belongings for the time being.

On the other hand, if you want to get rid of assorted items, you can host a yard sale or sell items online. This will enable you to simultaneously remove clutter from your house and earn extra cash.

3. Conduct a Home Inspection

Identifying home problems sometimes can be difficult. Luckily, home inspectors are available who can analyze your residence and offer valuable property insights.

Typically, a home inspector will review your residence over the course of a few hours. The inspector then will provide you with an inspection report that details his or her findings. If you analyze the inspection report closely, you can gain comprehensive insights into your house's strengths and weaknesses and prioritize home improvements.

If you need help finding a home inspector or completing other home selling tasks, you may want to hire a real estate agent as well. A real estate agent will help you revamp your house both inside and out and ensure your residence stands out to property buyers. Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent is happy to respond to any of your home selling concerns and questions, at any time.

Maximize your house's potential – use the aforementioned tips, and you can update your residence and differentiate your home from the competition.


"Absolutely beautiful!" best describes this updated cape in desirable Jane Ryan neighborhood. Facing Elliott Road in the quiet and most convenient part of Trumbull, this lovely home features tremendous entertainment space in and out! Updated kitchen, huge family room and living room or formal dining option provides the perfect floor plan. Choice of 1st or 2nd floor master bedroom, beautifully updated 2 full bathrooms plus new 1/2 bath add to the perks of this fabulous home. Terrific amenities include a newer gas boiler, c/a, gleaming hardwood floors, renovated mudroom and storage galore in fabulous closets PLUS basement and attic storage through terrific attached 2 car garage. This is a gorgeous presentation providing all the bells and whistles you've been hoping for! Wonderful, level yard with newer basketball hoop, fabulous hot tub, deck, and private blue stone patio add to the year round fun! SEE THE VIDEO!

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After you complete a condo inspection, you'll need to make a major decision: Should you move forward with your condo purchase or rescind your offer?

Ultimately, there are several important questions to assess before you finalize your decision on a condo, including:

1. What was discovered during the property inspection?

Study the results of a condo inspection closely. By doing so, you'll be able to learn about a condo's strengths and weaknesses and plan accordingly.

A property inspector will evaluate a condo both inside and out. He or she also will provide honest, unbiased feedback, enabling you to make an informed decision about how to proceed with a condo.

Take into account major and minor condo problems that a property inspector discovers. And if this inspector finds minor flaws associated with a condo, you may want to stay the course and move forward with your initial proposal.

On the other hand, if a property inspector finds significant problems with a condo, i.e. issues that may prove to be costly and time-consuming, you may want to consider rescinding your offer. Or, in this case, you can always ask the condo owner to complete property repairs before you finalize a condo purchase.

2. How much will it cost to perform assorted condo repairs?

The costs associated with condo repairs will vary. However, if you allocate the time and resources to learn about condo problems and the costs associated to fix these issues, you may be able to avoid expensive, time-intensive mistakes.

For example, consider what might happen if a property inspector discovers a defective kitchen light switch in a condo. Although this light switch is a problem, the time and costs needed to repair or replace the faulty light switch likely are minimal. As such, a condo buyer may choose to ignore this problem, or a condo owner may be willing to complete the fix quickly.

Conversely, consider what could happen if a property inspector finds that a condo's furnace is defective. It may cost thousands of dollars to fix or replace a faulty furnace. As a result, a condo buyer may ask the property seller to repair or replace the defective furnace. And if the condo owner fails to do so, a buyer may choose to walk away from the condo purchase altogether.

3. Can I enjoy this condo both now and in the future?

It is essential to consider both the short- and long-term ramifications of a condo purchase. That way, a condo buyer can determine whether a property can serve him or her well for years to come.

A property inspection offers valuable information that a buyer can use to assess the pros and cons of purchasing a condo. Furthermore, a condo buyer who works with an experienced real estate agent can get the support needed to make the best decision possible.

Consider the aforementioned questions as you evaluate your options following a condo inspection, and you should have no trouble deciding whether a particular condo is right for you.


77 Lake Avenue, Trumbull, CT 06611  

Residential
$415,000
Price
7
Total Rooms
3
Bedrooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
"Absolutely beautiful!" best describes this updated cape in desirable Jane Ryan neighborhood. Facing Elliott Road in the quiet and most convenient part of Trumbull, this lovely home features tremendous entertainment space in and out! Updated kitchen, huge family room and living room or formal dining option provides the perfect floor plan. Choice of 1st or 2nd floor master bedroom, beautifully updated 2 full bathrooms plus new 1/2 bath add to the perks of this fabulous home. Terrific amenities include a newer gas boiler, c/a, gleaming hardwood floors, renovated mudroom and storage galore in fabulous closets PLUS basement and attic storage through terrific attached 2 car garage. This is a gorgeous presentation providing all the bells and whistles you've been hoping for! Wonderful, level yard with newer basketball hoop, fabulous hot tub, deck, and private blue stone patio add to the year round fun! SEE THE VIDEO!




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