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What are Accessory Dwelling Units?

You Ask, We Answer: What are Accessory Dwelling Units?If you’ve been thinking about expanding the space you live in to accommodate your changing lifestyle while also expanding your privacy, we have good news. Whether you’re committed to staying in your current Connecticut home or are interested in investing in new construction, you can still make your dreams of extended space a reality. Get to know...

How Can I Make the Most of My Outdoor Patio?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Make the Most of My Outdoor Patio? How you arrange the outdoor patio can go a long way to creating the perfect space for entertaining, relaxing, and enjoying the summer. From where to place your fire pit to how to creatively divide eating and seating areas, the art of arranging furniture, plants, and lighting can all play an important role. If you’re wondering how to...

What Paint Colors Are Most Popular with Homebuyers?

You Ask, We Answer: What Paint Colors Are Most Popular with Homebuyers? You may have heard that Connecticut homebuyers want to be able to picture themselves in the home you’ve just listed for sale. It’s one of the reasons your Calcagni Real Estate agent may have encouraged you to streamline or hide the amount of personal touches and photos you have around the house. But homebuyers are also...

Which Landscaping Projects Will Add Value to My Home?

You Ask, We Answer: Which Landscaping Projects Will Add Value to My Home? Thinking about taking on some landscaping projects this spring? Just a few days of mild weather can have all of us at Calcagni Real Estate daydreaming about a “to-do” list for our homes, too. If you’re wondering which projects will add value to your home, read on. We’ve picked some of our favorites, and we have a feeling...

What Are the Pros and Cons of Heated Floors?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are the Pros and Cons of Heated Floors? If winter weather has the floors in your Connecticut home feeling less than warm and fuzzy, you’re not alone. Many of us dread the walk across the kitchen floor for our morning coffee because we know the chill that will greet us this time of year. But what if you could have floors that feel warm and comfortable, even to bare feet?...

What Are Some Options for Less Expensive Cabinets?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are Some Options for Less Expensive Cabinets? If you’ve been dreaming of an updated kitchen or bathroom in your Connecticut home but can’t stomach the cost of custom cabinets, we have good news: Today’s options for less expensive cabinets are not only highly functional, they’re really good looking, too. Renovating two of the most important rooms in your house may be just...

How Can I Make My Home Feel Cozier This Winter?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Make My Home Feel Cozier This Winter? Longer nights, dropping temps…winter has arrived, and it can be a challenge to welcome it when our days feel so short, and we miss the summer sun on our skin. But when we prepare our homes ahead of time for the chillier months when we tend to hunker down inside, it can be a whole lot easier dealing with our cold New England weather....

How Do I Decorate for a Relaxing Home?

  You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Decorate for a Relaxing Home?   Scrolling through social media, thumbing through interior design magazines, asking your Calcagni Real Estate agent for their opinions—however you get your inspiration for decorating your Connecticut home, you may not have given a whole lot of thought to how decor can help you de-stress. If you’re looking for more relaxation...

How Can I Make My Home a Pet-Friendly Oasis?

  You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Make My Home a Pet-Friendly Oasis?   It’s no secret that at Calcagni Real Estate, we love our pets. If you’re a pet lover like we are, you’ve probably been known to spoil your animal here and there (we’re guilty!). But have you ever thought about making upgrades to your Connecticut home for the sole purpose of making your pet’s life that much...

How Do I Prep My Home for Fall?

  You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Prep My Home for Fall?   Ah, fall in Connecticut. While we love the easy, breezy days of summer, the arrival of autumn still gives us a little flutter. From the beautiful fall foliage that blankets our state to sipping apple cider in a pumpkin patch, these few autumn months can be some of New England’s most charming. As we get ready to welcome the...

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