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Preaching, Practice, and Coffee at Westminster Orthodox Presbyterian Church Preaching, Practice, and Coffee at Westminster Orthodox Presbyterian Church

By Elizabeth Elstien

This is a place where truck drivers, Yale professors, vice presidents of international companies and job seekers come together. Meet the congregation of Westminster Orthodox Presbyterian Church in Hamden, CT.

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Five Best Towns For Renters In Hartford County Five Best Towns For Renters In Hartford County

By Elizabeth Elstien

Hartford County is located in the north-central part of Connecticut and is made up of numerous towns and cities. All towns are near the big city and state capital of Hartford. Find out the five best towns for renters in Hartford County and what makes them worth moving to.

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3 Smart And Simple Lawn-Care Tips 3 Smart And Simple Lawn-Care Tips

By Elizabeth Elstien

Connecticut's weather changes can wreak havoc on lawns. Don't fret. Lawn care can be easy, especially if you use these three smart tips to ensure the grass is always greener on your side of the fence.

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Buying A Foreclosure Buying A Foreclosure

By Elizabeth Elstien

It is wise not to rule out foreclosure properties when searching for homes to purchase. Foreclosures have several advantages over short sales and can be purchased at a fair price. Get the inside scoop on buying a foreclosure home here.

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Responsibilities Of A Connecticut Real Estate Broker Responsibilities Of A Connecticut Real Estate Broker

By Elizabeth Elstien

A real estate broker runs a real estate business, as opposed to an agent who deals in sales. Inside, we review the steps needed to become a licensed broker, and the responsibilities the role incurs.

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Connecticut First-Time Homebuyer Programs Connecticut First-Time Homebuyer Programs

By Elizabeth Elstien

Connecticut has numerous programs for first-time homebuyers, such as down payment assistance or help with closing costs or inspection fees. Read about these programs and learn why Connecticut is rated one of the top 10 states for first-time homebuyers.

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Connecticut Rental Scams Connecticut Rental Scams

By Elizabeth Elstien

Looking for the right house to rent can be nerve racking. Don't become a victim of leasing fraud in Connecticut. Ease the moving stress by learning about current rental scams and how to avoid them.

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Elizabeth Elstien is a Staff Writer at Connecticut Homes.