Erin Fernschild's Blog

Posted on 06/13/2021
What First-Time Buyers Need to Know
Photo by StockEU via Shutterstock Purchasing a home for the first time is often a daunting task. There are many things to know and a plethora of conflicting advice. If you’re new to real estate and the home-buying process, keeping these tips in mind can help make the path to homeownership smoother. Pick the Right Person Choosing a...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Signs You Need a New Roof & How to Take Care of It
Photo by David McBee from Pexels For most homeowners, the last thing they’re worried about is the physical roof over their heads. That is until their roof starts leaking after a storm. Once the water is pouring down and you’re forced to bring out buckets, you’re likely to curse yourself for not thinking about roof maintenance sooner. So,...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Trendy Accessibility Designs That Can Increase Your New Build Home
Photo by JESHOOTS.com from Pexels The physical limitations that come with age or disability task existing property owners with making sometimes awkward modifications to existing homes. Although many of these changes are necessary for improved accessibility, bulky ramps in front yards tend to diminish curbside appeal. In terms of resale value, homeowners may be narrowing their buyer demographic...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Houseplants With Healthy Attributes
Plants have been used to make medicine for centuries, but some stand out above the rest for their many healing properties. Some plants make teas or, with aloe, their leaves broken open and the gooey ooze used as a balm. From aiding in digestion to soothing burns and insect bites, these houseplants are known for their healing properties....
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Design: Tips for Creating Your Ideal Timeless Style
Image by Pixabay via Pexels Although there are plenty of interior design styles to choose from, going with a timeless look is always an excellent choice. Timeless designs mean you don’t have to worry about keeping up with the latest interior design trends or having your home look dated. With a classic or timeless style, you don’t need...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Creative Storage Ideas for Homes with Cozy Floorplans
Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay To keep clutter at bay, it is important to make sure everything has its own place and returns there after every use. In small homes, this could prove quite challenging, however, as there are only so many places to put things. Unless, that is, you alter your house to include additional storage...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Real Estate Investing 101: Asset-Backed Security
Image by Gino Crescoli from Pixabay The common understanding of an asset-based debt is a loan meant to be repaid with interest, over time, and backed by a physical asset such as a building or a car. The asset serves as collateral that can be claimed by the lender in case of borrower default. An Asset-Based Security (ABS),...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Is FSBO Right for You? 3 Things to Consider
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay If you’re considering selling your home by yourself, you will need to keep track of every detail of the process. Some details like price, time management and logistics are at the forefront of decision making, while other elements of the process are harder to remember. There are some important and often-overlooked things...
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Posted on 04/21/2021
60 Cutler Road, Greenwich, CT 06831 now has a new price of $1,790,000!
Set on a serene, private, level, 4+ acres lot in Back Country Greenwich, adjoining the Tamarack Country Club. This rambling ranch home features 4 bedrooms and 3 full baths. Its open floor plan combines the kitchen, dining room, and an inviting sunken living room where you can snuggle up by the fireplace. There is also a three season sun porch and two car attached garage that has been converted into a fitness room, so you can exercise in the privacy of your own home. There is more than enough space for everyone in this 2200+ sq ft home. The 2000+ unfinished basement can easily be finished for additional living space. Location offers tons of...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Tips for Moving on a Rainy Day
Image by Matheus Bertelli from Pexels Often, you cannot choose the timing of your move. If the rainy season happens to be in full swing, moisture could become an added challenge to your relocation strategy. Even a drizzle could cause damage to your property but you can avoid issues if you are prepared. Below are tips on how...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Choosing the Right Mortgage Type
Photo by Alexander Stein via PixabayWhen it comes to a mortgage, most of us think of the same standard product; the 15 or 30 year conventional mortgage offered by banks and lenders. This is not the only mortgage option you have, though. Depending on your personal history and circumstances you may qualify for an attractive mortgage with lower...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
Video Tour - 100 Claudia Drive, Stratford, CT 06614
Come visit this well-maintained, move-in-ready 3 or 4 bedroom Cape Cod Style home located in North Stratford. The first floor features an updated eat-in kitchen, an inviting living room with hardwood floor and bay front window, a dining room, a bedroom, and an updated full bath with tub/shower. The second floor features two bedrooms with plenty of storage space, tons of natural light, and hardwood flooring. The backyard is private and fully fenced-in. It includes a shed for extra storage and a large deck that is perfect for entertaining. There is also a full, dry, unfinished basement that can be finished for more living space. The basement...
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