Linda Cappello Broker, GRI, ABR's Blog

Posted on 08/09/2020
How to Create a Chic Storage Space for Your Home
Photo by ErikaWittlieb via Pixabay Storage is one of the biggest challenges when deciding how to decorate or plan a new home. It's tempting to throw everything into bins and stack them someplace in your garage, their contents forgotten ever after! If you do, though, there is a good chance you will waste money by purchasing things you...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Step-Up Basis and Real Estate
Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay Suppose you’ve inherited your parents’ longtime home. Suppose they paid $100,000 for it, and it’s now worth $300,000. Had they sold it while it was in their possession, they would have avoided paying capital gains tax due to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Now that it’s yours, has that tax avoidance...
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Posted on 07/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 10 Cossitt Road, Norwalk, CT 06854
Summertime and the living is easy one-level. Absolutely nothing to do but move into this tastefully renovated Ranch style home in convenient area. All new kitchen and baths, beautiful trim detail, gleaming refinished hardwood flooring throughout, most windows replaced, new front & storm door & sliders - All freshly painted inside and out. Open floor plan so that family and friends can all gather together, combining the Living room with fireplace, dining area and kitchen with eat-up breakfast bar, Quartz counter tops, stainless appliances & recessed lighting. Indoor/Outdoor entertaining? Exit out thru easily accessed sliders...
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Posted on 07/28/2020
Video Tour - 199 Gregory Boulevard #F5, Norwalk, CT 06855
Recently and tastefully remodeled 2 bedroom, 2.5 Bath townhouse style condo in sought after Dorlon Terrace waterfront complex - East Norwalk beach area on the Gregory peninsula. Open floor plan first floor offers beautiful kitchen w/stainless appliances and granite counter tops. Living Room/Dining room with sliders to private patio. Half bath with laundry complete first floor. Second floor offers huge walk-in closet at top of the stairs, Linen closet updated full bath, Master en Suite w/full bath & sliders to private balcony. 2nd bedroom w/walk-in closet and 2nd full bath complete the upper level. Full attic for storage with pull...
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Posted on 07/27/2020
199 Gregory Boulevard #F5, Norwalk, CT 06855 is now new to the market!
Recently and tastefully remodeled 2 bedroom, 2.5 Bath townhouse style condo in sought after Dorlon Terrace waterfront complex - East Norwalk beach area on the Gregory peninsula. Open floor plan first floor offers beautiful kitchen w/stainless appliances and granite counter tops. Living Room/Dining room with sliders to private patio. Half bath with laundry complete first floor. Second floor offers huge walk-in closet at top of the stairs, Linen closet updated full bath, Master en Suite w/full bath & sliders to private balcony. 2nd bedroom w/walk-in closet and 2nd full bath complete the upper level. Full attic for storage with pull...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Top Reasons to Buy in a Community with an HOA
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Homeowners associations are common features of new residential subdivisions, condominiums and townhouse developments, planned communities, and vacation resorts throughout the United States and abroad. Typically established by the builder or developer, such associations are most often responsible for maintenance of common facilities. They also frequently oversee the operation of community centers, pools, golf...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Common Electrical Problems in the Home
Photo by Steve Johnson from Pexels There are many important maintenance responsibilities that come with owning a home. One comes in the form of household electricity. While many people take the electricity in their homes for granted, there are a number of common problems that could arise. When homeowners are prepared for these common household electrical problems, they...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Home Features - What Buyers Want
Photo by alvinmatt via Pixabay What homeowner doesn’t want to maximize overall home value when the time comes to sell? In order to sell your house faster and for more money, it's important to have a firm understanding of the specific housing features that matter the most to prospective buyers. Well-Established Property Value Boosters If you’ve ever considered...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
What is a Bi-Weekly Mortgage Plan?
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock The term “bi-weekly” means every other week. If you get paid bi-weekly, you usually get your check every other Friday. When it comes to a mortgage, typical amortization plans (payments of principal and interest) use a 30-year/360-month calculation. But many lenders offer a bi-weekly plan too. In this case, you would make 26...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 7 Wakenor Road, Westport, CT 06880
Great Westport location, location, location. Charming entry level home or if you're looking to down size. Located in sought after Long Lots school district. Renovate and make this your home, sweet, home or build your new dream home on this level .26 acre lot. (New homes upward of 1.4M have already been built on this street). Newer tankless gas hot water heater, washer, dryer, and new sump pump May 2020. Living room w/wood burning fireplace, formal dining room, lovely heated sun porch, eat-in kitchen with breakfast nook, half bath and laundry complete the first floor. Second floor offers 3 bedrooms and full bath. Don't miss the...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
21 1st Street #7, Norwalk, CT 06855 is now new to the market!
Join the businesses of East Norwalk! Great retail or office space available July in beach area of East Norwalk. Building was remodeled in 1982 and this space remodeled in 2009, upgrading electric. Local hotspot, Partner's Cafe just across the street draws street traffic and excellent exposure to your business. This space is located on the first floor of a 2 story building. Residential apartments above and Retail (Real Estate office, Hair dresser, Pedego bicycle shop and Dry Cleaners (available space) on first floor. Local businesses: Service Station, Harbor Harvest, Liquor Store, Cove Deli, Ice Cream shop & Restaurants all within...
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Posted on 06/30/2020
Another Property Rented - 15 Seaview Avenue #Left, Norwalk, CT 06855
Looking for a great place to call home? Look no further. Come, see and enjoy the 06855 lifestyle. Directly across from Veterans Park, this lovely and spacious East Norwalk Townhouse style duplex with beautiful water views of the Norwalk Harbor and Long Island Sound offers it all. This home was recently and completely renovated down to the studs. Plenty of natural light, gleaming hardwood flooring throughout, lovely details and a beautiful original exposed brick wall. Eat-in-Kitchen w/Granite counter tops, high end stainless appliances, central air, efficient tankless hot water system. 3rd BR currently being used as den/office...
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