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Why Is It Important to List My House on MLS?

You Ask, We Answer: Why Is It Important to List My House on MLS? With all of the digital access many of us enjoy, it’s understandable that some Connecticut homeowners are tempted to list their houses without representation from a licensed Realor, and to undertake the marketing of their homes without listing them on MLS. While social media apps and third party websites are an important part of...

What Are the Top Decorating Trends for 2023?

You Ask, We Answer: What Are the Top Decorating Trends for 2023? New year, new…decor? If you’ve been holding out on making updates to your Connecticut home, this year is serving up some decorating trends that will satisfy your craving for newness without becoming obsolete by this time next year. Here are some of our favorite top decorating trends for 2023 that we’re excited to see–both for their...

How Can I Winterize My Home?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Winterize My Home? No doubt about it: Winter is upon us, and that means turning our thoughts toward how to winterize our Connecticut homes. While this season got off to a pretty mild start, the temps are dipping–and that means time is of the essence. Here’s how to winterize your Connecticut home to protect it against the elements so you can stay warm and dry inside until...

How Can I Throw a Stress-Free Holiday Party?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Throw a Stress-Free Holiday Party? You’ve received the RSVPs to your holiday party–great! Entertaining is one of the best parts of the holiday season, but it can also be one of the most stressful. Between readying your home to prepping food, before you know it, the fun of having people can get lost in the shuffle. This year, take the pressure out of hosting your gathering...

How Can I Have a More Eco-Friendly Holiday?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Have a More Eco-Friendly Holiday? The holiday season is in full swing, and with it, the holiday decor in our Connecticut homes, the gift wrap, the shipping boxes–and all the traces they leave on our environment. If you love the holidays and want to celebrate but you’re torn about the environmental impact they create, keep reading. As it turns out, you don’t have to...

How Can I Make My Holiday Guests Feel Welcome?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Make My Holiday Guests Feel Welcome? The holidays are here! And that means welcoming out-of-town guests into your Connecticut home to share in all the joy of the season. If you’re feeling overwhelmed at the thought of entertaining overnight guests, take heart: With a few simple steps, you can make your guests feel welcome, cozy, and festive–and reduce your stress in the...

What is a HERS home, and Where Can I Find One?

You Ask, We Answer: What is a HERS home, and Where Can I Find One? If you’re on the hunt for energy efficient new construction homes in Connecticut, we have good news. Calcagni Real Estate is representing new homes that have recently received HERS Index ratings–and that’s great news for your wallet and for the environment. Learn about the HERS Index, what it means for energy efficient homes, and...

What’s the Best Way to Light My Home During the Winter Months?

You Ask, We Answer: What’s the Best Way to Light My Home During the Winter Months? Whether your Connecticut home is on the market with Calcagni Real Estate or you’re just looking to keep the winter blues at bay, how you light your home during the long nights of winter can make a huge difference. Creating a warm and welcoming space for you and your guests to enjoy doesn’t have to be complicated,...

How Is the Price of My Home Determined?

You Ask, We Answer: How Is the Price of My Home Determined? If you’ve seen “For Sale” signs in your neighborhood and have been wondering what the market value of your home is, Calcagni Real Estate can help. We’re local to your Connecticut neighborhood, so we understand the current market conditions that influence a home’s listing price–and we can perform a complimentary Equity Analysis to...

How Do I Know if My Fireplace is Safe to Use?

You Ask, We Answer: How Do I Know if My Fireplace is Safe to Use? With the temps in Connecticut dipping at night, many of us here at Calcagni Real Estate are anxious to use our fireplaces for the first time all season. Is there anything better than curling up in front of a warming fire on a chilly evening? But while it may be tempting to do so, lighting a fire without a few small checks on your...

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