Six bedroom, 11 bathroom custom house in New Canaan for $4.3M

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The architect and builder of the custom colonial house at 1196 Smith Ridge Road, New Canaan infused this home’s 9,443 square feet and its attractive grounds with uncommon whimsy and elegance. Both elements are evident from the moment one enters the circular driveway and views the home’s front façade with modern day turrets and butterfly staircase to the covered front entrance.

“The access way is a magical, meandering private lane that almost floats through the (property) back to this four and a half acre private oasis,” said Richard Tanner, one of the two listing agents. That backyard oasis features an … Read More

Corcoran Adds Home Improvement Program To Agent Tools

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Realogy brand Corcoran Group announced on Monday that the brokerage’s agents located in New York City, the Hamptons and South Florida will now have access to RealVitalize, a home improvement resource for sellers.

The RealVitalize program offers full services to sellers when preparing to put their home on the market, including staging, kitchen upgrades, landscaping and more. A press release from Corcoran Group touts that the program includes “no up-front costs or hidden costs or interest fees.”

With RealVitalize, Corcoran clients are connected to top-rated local home improvement professionals through home care solutions company Angi in order to complete projects

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Home Improvement Projects You Can Do In Just 1 Weekend

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Home improvements often give people thoughts of full house renovations, workers everywhere, and complete chaos that lasts for months. The top three completed home projects are bathroom remodels, interior painting, and installing new flooring – all of which seem like massive projects to take on. But in reality, a lot of home improvements can be performed in a few hours or just a couple of days with the right tools, a bit of training, and some confidence.

For any home improvement work, you’re going to need a decent toolset. That includes screwdrivers, a hacksaw, wrenches, a hammer and mallet, a

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How Biden’s Tax Proposals Could Impact Real Estate Investors

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Karla Dennis, EA, MST & CEO of The Award Winning Tax Accounting Firm Karla Dennis and Associates Inc. — Specializing In Tax Planning

If you are a small-business owner or real estate investor wondering what to expect under the Biden administration with regard to taxes, you definitely aren’t the only one. In the past year, we have all gone through some major changes, and more changes come with a new administration. With this change in administration, I want to make sure you know what you need to be thinking about in regards to your taxes. 

One thing business owners

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How Interior Designer Sarah Sherman Samuel Shops Home Decor on Etsy

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Known for her breezy, California aesthetic, Sarah Sherman Samuel is perhaps best known for designing Mandy Moore’s L.A. home, which the actress documented extensively on Instagram. For Samuel’s own home in Michigan, where she spends her time when not in Venice, she partnered with Etsy to source the final pieces for her guest room. “This house is about an hour away from where I grew up,” Samuel says. “After we had our second child, our apartment in L.A. was feeling cramped. We needed a calm place to spread out.”

The guest room had been in flux—serving as an

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Mercedes-Benz debuts flagship all-electric EQS high-tech interior

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Mercedes-Benz has released a series of videos outlining the interior design and details of its flagship EQS, in an effort to debut the premium electric sedan (but without actually debuting it ahead of its April 15 reveal date).

Adding just a small hint of the concepts behind the new EQS’ exterior, the luxury German carmaker has preferred to focus first on what potential owners will experience most of the time: the sensory input of a premium interior in all its various facets.

Details shared include the vehicle’s high-tech “user experience” design, which does not stop at expansive high-resolution touchscreens and

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