The Loomis Team | Woodstock Real Estate, Pomfret Real Estate, Thompson Real Estate

9 Mountain View Landing, Killingly, CT 06239  

Total Rooms
Original owner condo at Mountain View Landing, an over 55 association. 22 units, all less than 15 years old. Three steps in, either from the covered entry or one car attached garage. Single level, nicely planned layout. Cathedral ceiling family room, with a propane fireplace, and french doors to the deck. The kitchen, with breakfast bar, is open to the bright dining area, and has hardwood flooring. Walk through a more formal living room into the 'bedroom wing.' Two bedrooms, including a master with full bath and walk in shower. The second full bath has a tub/shower. Laundry is conveniently located on the main level. The basement is mostly unfinished, and large enough for workbenches, crafts, or plenty of storage.

Home sellers rejoice! The housing market moves rapidly, which means home sellers who allocate the necessary time and resources to enhance their residences should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in their properties as soon as they become available.

Ultimately, navigating the fast-paced housing market can be simple for home sellers – here are three tips to ensure that you can do just that.

1. Focus on Your House's Curb Appeal

For home sellers, it is paramount for your house to make a positive first impression. Otherwise, homebuyers may shy away from your residence if it fails to garner their attention.

Fortunately, it can be quick and easy to revamp your home's exterior and boost your property's curb appeal.

A home seller who mows the front lawn and cleans his or her home's siding can bolster the property's curb appeal instantly. Also, don't forget to clear off walkways and remove leaves and weeds from your lawn to further enhance your home's curb appeal.

2. Price Your Home Competitively

A homebuyer may not even have to set up a home showing to be turned off by your property. In fact, a home seller who sets a high asking price for his or her residence risks alienating potential homebuyers immediately. Conversely, if you set the right asking price from the get-go, you may receive many great offers on your residence when it hits the housing market.

Assess the prices of comparable houses in your area to determine a "competitive" asking price for your residence. By doing so, you'll be able to establish fair market value for your house and improve your chances of a quick home sale.

Don't forget to be flexible with your asking price as well. And don't forget, if a homebuyer submits an offer that falls below your initial expectations, you can always counter this proposal.

3. Work with a Fast-Paced Real Estate Agent

To succeed in today's fast-paced housing market, you need a real estate agent who understands what it takes to list a property and maximize its value at any time. Thus, hiring an experienced real estate agent ensures that you can generate significant interest in a fast-paced housing market.

An experienced real estate agent will be able to promote your residence to the right homebuyers consistently. This real estate professional will go the extra mile to ensure that you can add your property to the housing market and get the best results possible. Furthermore, your real estate agent will address any of your concerns and questions and ensure that you receive the support you deserve throughout the home selling process.

Listing a home in a fast-paced real estate market may seem difficult, particularly for first-time home sellers. But with an experience real estate agent at your disposal, you can overcome any housing market hurdles. This real estate professional will simplify the process of listing your residence, and ultimately, help you optimize your home's value.

Take advantage of the aforementioned home selling tips, and you can minimize the guesswork associated with selling your home in a fast-paced real estate market.

This listing recently sold for $145,000.

115 Groveland Avenue, Putnam, CT 06260  

Sale Price
Total Rooms
Full/Half Baths
This condo is fresh, and move-in ready. New granite kitchen counters, and stainless appliances. New carpet and fresh paint, too. This unit is one of two that are complete. One car garage, then up to the main floor with 1/2 bath, open kitchen with a French door to the patio and private, wooded land. The living room has a propane fireplace, and views to the west. 2 bedrooms, and a full bath are on the 2nd level, and the third level is unfinished. All underground utilities, and city water and sewer. The entire complex may also be purchased. See mls #170056846

There are plenty of things to worry about around your home when you have kids. One of your top priorities should be safety for your kids. If you look closely, you’ll find some hidden safety dangers around your home that should be addressed. The top culprits can be found described in detail below.

The Dishwasher

Your dishwasher is something that you probably use every single day. There are a few considerations that you need to make about the dishwasher when you have kids. First, the door should have a good locking mechanism. If the door to the dishwasher doesn’t shut properly, all if takes is a little tap for the door to release and fall right on top of your child who is either walking or crawling around the house.

The other point to consider about a dishwasher is the actual contents of the dishwasher. Silverware, especially sharp objects, should be left pointing downward. This is in case the washer is left open and the child gets at it. You don’t want sharp knives pointing upward that could cause an injury to your child. The detergent can also be a hazard to your child. Whether you are using pods, liquid detergent, or the powdered kind, all pose poison control risks and choking hazards to your kids. Keep the dishwasher closed and locked when it is not in use. Also, be sure to wipe down your dishwasher in case of any debris that’s left from your detergent. 

Ovens And Ranges

If your range or oven is not installed properly it could cause serious harm to your kids. For safety, be sure that ranges have anti-tip brackets installed. This way if the child leans on the stove or climbs it, the unit will not fall on them, posing the risk of serious injury. 

Wall ovens should be secured as well. Make sure that the door of the oven locks and cannot fling open easily. When cooking, use the back burners in stead of the front. You should also keep the pot handles turned inward so they aren’t as easy for kids to reach.  

The Nursery

The nursery is where your child will spend a lot of their time. First, you should start with the crib. The crib needs to be firm and nothing should be in the crib other than the mattress and a tightly fitted sheet around the mattress until the baby is old enough. The crib should also be sturdy. It’s preferable to have a new crib for the baby as occasionally, hand me down cribs can be missing parts or have faced major amounts of wear and tear. The nursery should also be free from excessive cords and be equipped with window locks. This way, you’ll be able to put your child to sleep with peace of mind.         

216 County Road, Woodstock, CT 06281  

Total Rooms
Full/Half Baths
Single owner, custom Colonial with great country flair. Brick fireplaces, pine floors, raised panel accent walls. Colors from the Sturbridge collection. Formal dining room with french doors, wood burning fireplace in the living room, and a huge family room with exposed beams. The granite steps leads guests to the two story foyer. Three bedrooms upstairs, including a master with full bath, walk in closet and fireplace. Outside is a deck overlooking the private back yard, and concrete patio. The garage will hold 4 vehicles, or use the space for a great workshop. Welcome to the center of Woodstock.