15 Freedom Way UNIT 35 Niantic CT 06357 Open House


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OPEN HOUSE, March 01, Sunday 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
15 Freedom Way #35, Niantic, CT
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3 BATHROOMS (2 full, 1 half)
1820 Square Feet
Amazing opportunity Garage unit w/3 finished levels. Situated to take advantage of maximum Natural Light. Two Masterbedrooms, bracketed for ceiling fan, Stainless Appliances, Laundry on 2nd Floor, (Front loader Washer and Dryer convey!) Storage in Garage area, Contemporary Fixtures, recessed lighting in living space, conduit in wall for mounted Flat Screen and attention to details make this a MOVE IN and ENJOY YOUR NEW HOME property! Green space within the Condo complex and Rocky Neck across the street mean outdoor time and activity is limitless AND available in 4 seasons!! Location and…
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So done with winter…Gardening and Lawn talk Part 3


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Spring FlowersSo done with winter…Gardening and Lawn talk part 3.

So we have the lawn we desire, we have fertilized and watered properly.  The result can quickly (or slowly) be that we now need to cut our lawn.  Best process?

The best way to cut grass is very short as it eliminates the need to cut frequently and allows the lawn time to continue to grow.  Uh- NO!!!!!!  Although doing things properly requires a bit more time and energy it is worth the effort.

Cutting a lawn to a height of 3-3.5 inches.  In order to produce the result you are seeking it is critical that you start each season with sharpened blades on your mower.  Keep in mind that cutting lawn to the proper height will use less water, be more weed resistant and will maintain a deeper greener color.

Your lawn is now in good hands!!!  Ready, Set , Enjoy…..and if the time comes that Amazing Curb Appeal needs to be written into your Listing description as you decide to list and sell your home- then give me a call- I’m always available to list and sell homes all in an effort to help you ‘make YOUR real estate dreams a reality!’

Happy House Hunting- 860-575-5001 Dawn with Heritage Properties Niantic CT

So Done with Winter….Gardening and Lawn Talk part 2


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Spring FlowersSo done with winter…Gardening and Lawn Talk.  Part 2

This week is about watering.  How much, when and how often are three key questions that homeowners face when trying to establish and maintain a lawn worthy of the phrase…’Amazing Curb Appeal’.

When I water does not really matter…True? False?  False!  Making this valuable resource count- is critical.  Therefor keep in mind that watering early morning or evenings after sunset will minimize evaporation and lead to deeper watering of the soil and root systems.

How often? Why every day, of course! No No No- See above statement regarding making every drop count and achieving deeper watering.  In order to do this you should water every 2-3 days.  The goal being to maintain a ratio of an inch of water to 12 inches of soil in order to maintain optimal conditions for the established lawn.

Share your lawn care secrets- or prized lawn photos!!! Would love to see the fruits of your labor!!!


So done with Winter…Gardening and Lawn Talk


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Spring FlowersSo done with winter…Gardening and lawn Talk!

We may be buried under feet of snow…with temps ranging in the negative more often than the positive, but it is never too early to be thinking about Spring gardening!  Oh sure there is practical gardening- veggies and herbs and such, and there is the gardening of passion of flowers and bulbs all of which we can address as the weeks begin to warm up and the local nurseries begin to open their doors again!

For now let’s talk about a Real Estate focused item- Lawn & Lawn Care.

If you do not have a lawn service and are thinking more along the DIY lines then it is critical that you separate the Truth from Fiction as it relates to lawn care.  Let’s start with one item that comes up about this time of year- year after year.

We are going to list our home in late Spring- as we first want to replace the lawn! Oh no!  Too little too late!  If you want to replace your lawn- totally- then the best time to get that process underway was LAST FALL.  Late summer and early fall- the end of crabgrass growing season and the time when temps are most consistent is the perfect time to be sowing seeds.

So now that you have a lawn in place knowing when to fertilize is will be key…Spring of course, right?  Again, not so fast. Couple things here to note- first is if you use fertilizer do so responsibly.  Keep in mind that we must always protect our lakes, streams and rivers.  When you do choose to fertilize do recognize that different species of grass will require different release rates of nutrients.  Choosing the proper nutrient to release at the proper time is critical to strong summer lawns.

Looking for great advice check out your local gardening center/nursery- share with us your favorites!






You sold your house! Congrats! What do you need to leave for new owners?


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Dawn Iphone Feb132014 193You sold your house! Congrats!  What do you need to leave for new owners?

So after the Public Open Houses and the Broker Open Houses not to mention the Virtual Open Houses and the staging and constant showings that always seem to come when you had planned to sleep in ‘that one’ Saturday of the month…your house is sold and it is closing time!!!!

As you get to closing it is important to know what you need to leave behind for the new home owners.  Here are a few helpful hints:

  1. Garage Door Openers
  2. House Keys- Extra sets
  3. Shed or separate Garage Keys
  4. Manuals for appliances that are transferring with the property
  5. Code to security system and monitoring company along with expiration date of monitoring if applicable
  6. If you have a list of tried and true or trusted service providers from yard service and plumbers and electricians to even the fun stuff like Best Take Out in the area- or top three Take Out and Top Three sit down restaurants.
  7. Local spots for relaxation & entertainment. (especially if you know, through negotiations, that your home’s new owner is from out of the area) From Theatre to Summer Music on the River to Shopping Secret spots or your favorite Hot Yoga or Spa retreat.

and oh yes- CONGRATS on the closing of your home and the beginning of your next great adventure!

Selling/Buying/Investing- You owe it to yourself to call Dawn McNary, REALTOR® , with Heritage Properties spc Today!  Let me help  ‘Make YOUR real estate dreams a reality!’

Let’s get the conversation started- Call me at the office Mon-Fri 860-739-4455 ext 33 or afterhours reach me via cell/text 860-575-5001

Celebrating Lyme’s Beauty at Lyman Allyn


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Living in Lyme we know the beauty that is around us all the time.  To see it captured in the paintings on display at Lyman Allyn museum through March 22, 2015 is a special treat!

If you have not yet been out to the museum to see the exhibit you simply must find the time.  The exhibit opened mid January and runs through March 22, 2015.  It showcases Lyme’s Banningwood Preserve and the works of artists all over New England who also take great joy in the beauty of Lyme’s great outdoors!

For more information you can check out the Lyme Land Trust link to the event.



What’s Happening with East Haddam Parks and Rec?


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Winter peaceThere may be SNOW everywhere you look but that does not mean the East Haddam Parks and Rec has stopped working to provide activities for now and plan for summer fun for everyone!  Have you checked out the East Haddam Parks and Rec page lately to see what is going on?


From Job Opportunities for summer in East Haddam to NBA Celtics basketball games and EMT Certification classes and more!  There is always something going on- Keeping busy in the snow of winter and into summer!!!  Yes, it will be here soon enough!!!



Log Cabin Living 2015 Log and Timber Home Show upcoming!


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Cabin SnowSo you want to buy a Log Cabin..Now is the time.  There is something about a Log Cabin in the Snow that is simply magical!  Take a look at some of the current opportunities for Log Cabin living in CT this month.  With interest rates at lows not expected to last forever- taking advantage of your buying power is the order of the day.

Get qualified for your mortgage- be it VA, FHA, FHA203K, or Conventional- whatever your path, you need to have this part of the search locked in BEFORE you find the perfect DREAM.  (if not, you risk the dream slipping away when you find out either you do not qualify for the amount you were seeking or the home does not meet the criteria for the lender and loan product you have chosen- either way get the finance piece done first and the risk of this happening is greatly reduced!)  Let me show you how to get started.

Starting out 2015 with February listings of Log Cabin homes on the market statewide-we have 39 Log Cabin homes available statewide, 1 NEW listings this week, 3 listings LESS than 30 days on the market and 9 prior listings Under Deposit.

This week’s new Log Cabin home listing is in Portland.  With existing homes available in towns such as Avon, East Hampton, Marlborough and Brooklyn just to name a few there is truly a cabin available in just about every section of the state!!

The price range for Log Cabin homes ranges from $34,900K-  $850K.  This means there is something for everyone!

309 Tater winter Street View 309 Tater Winter….and if building your very own Log Home is on the agenda- get with me and let’s discuss land options in the state- there are some incredible buying opportunities if you want to start from Raw Land and build your home! [5 acres for $49K…among others- ask me where to find those buildable lots- would love to help!!]

Have said it before and will say it again- owning and loving a Log Cabin home is a life choice and a dreamers decision.  Enjoy the journey to your Log Cabin dream…and if you are in Central, Shoreline or Eastern CT I would be more than honored to share the journey with you- fellow dreamer!  If you are a Veteran- ask me how this can be possible for you with 100% financing!

REMINDER****  February 20-22, 2015 is The Spring 2015 Log & Timber home show in Marlborough MA   

Selling/Buying/Investing- You owe it to yourself to call Dawn McNary, REALTOR® , with Heritage Properties spc Today!  Let me help  ‘Make YOUR real estate dreams a reality!’

Let’s get the conversation started- Call me at the office Mon-Fri 860-739-4455 ext 33 or afterhours reach me via cell/text 860-575-5001 Any home sale or purchase is a journey – but a Log Home is a ‘special’ journey from the heart!

We did it AGAIN in 2015


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image004We did it AGAIN in 2015!

Heritage Properties was again the office leader in New London County in closed units!!!

This is the 6th Consecutive Year that Heritage Properties has proudly held this title.  A closed unit means a sold property- so why shouldn’t the next sale be yours?  We know you want to be part of our stats for 2015!!!  Being a closed unit means you will have moved onto your next great adventure.  What is holding you back?  Let’s get you listed & SOLD now!!!

Selling/Buying/Investing- You owe it to yourself to call Dawn McNary, REALTOR® , with Heritage Properties spc Today!  Let me help  ‘Make YOUR real estate dreams a reality!’

Let’s get the conversation started- Call me at the office Mon-Fri 860-739-4455 ext 33 or afterhours reach me via cell/text 860-575-5001


Spring WILL be here…I promise!


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20130809-215454.jpgSpring WILL be here… I promise!!!  It arrives every year- sometimes with fanfare and sometimes it just pops up and surprises you- but either way it arrives!!

With the mountains of SNOW that surround us right now in central, eastern and shoreline Connecticut it is hard to visualize hanging out after work- outside and relaxing with family and friends, but it will happen.

When that time arrives how do you enjoy your outdoor family meal time?  Do you cook indoors and carry it all out to the outdoor table to enjoy in the evening hours until the sun goes down?  Or Do you have a grill outdoors so you can cook, chat, and enjoy the family just running in and out for plates, utensils, and miscellaneous odds and ends?  or Have you taken the plunge and created an ‘outdoor room’ to add to your space to socialize?

Do you have an outdoor kitchen?  Do you want one?

Recently when reading an article by Meg White on REALTOR Magazine  I was amazed to learn that the one feature most sought or ‘regretted’ for being left out of the design is not what one would expect ( storage, seating, extra grill space etc) but rather a ‘Pizza Oven’!!!

Outdoor kitchens are all about being social and when it comes to food nothing is more social than the preparation that goes into creating pizza be it for a crowd or individual pizzas for a more intimate gathering.  So if you are seeking a home with that sought after ‘outdoor kitchen’ be sure to ask – ‘Does it have a Pizza Oven?’  and enjoy!!!!

Selling/Buying/Investing- You owe it to yourself to call Dawn McNary, REALTOR® , with Heritage Properties spc Today!  Let me help  ‘Make YOUR real estate dreams a reality!’

Let’s get the conversation started- Call me at the office Mon-Fri 860-739-4455 ext 33 or afterhours reach me via cell/text 860-575-5001



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