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Buying a home in a buyers market in New Milford CT, sounds great, doesn't it? - 10/31/10 11:26 AM
Buying a home in a buyers market in New Milford CT, sounds great, doesn't it? What could be better? It is a buyers market here in the greater New Milford, CT area, rates are down to a low that would make a "woman of the evening" blush, what could be wrong with that? First, check your credit score. Do not make assumptions that your credit is in fine shape. Find out before you start looking for that home. You need to be well qualified to buy a home these days, and it takes longer than it did before. If you are (7 comments)
It's going to take me 95 WEEKS to sell my home in New Milford CT? - 10/31/10 06:33 AM
It's going to take me 95 WEEKS to sell my home in New Milford CT? Calculating what is called the "absorption rate" for New Milford CT tells me that at the current rate, it will take 95 WEEKS to sell what is currently on the market. 95 WEEKS? How will I ever sell my home in a reasonable amount of time? There are 284 "active" homes on the MLS at this time. There are 26 homes which are "under deposit", the time when inspections are being done, contingencies are being met. They may or may not make it to the next (16 comments)
What do you do when you find a full sized parachute with a black box attached? Google it of course! - 10/29/10 02:56 PM
What do you do when you find a full sized parachute with a black box attached? Google it of course! I had a voice mail at the office ring through to my cell phone this afternoon. The message started with "this is going to sound kinda funny... but....". An animal control officer was walking through the woods in Sherman, CT and found a full sized parachute attached to a black box. He assumed it was some kind of rocket launch, so he googled "Rocket Launch Sherman CT" and hit upon a post of mine on my outside blog. The first sentence (56 comments)
Imagination Library, Paying it Forward, Free books to Preschool Kids in New Milford, Bethel and Danbury - 10/27/10 11:44 AM
Imagination Library, what a fantastic idea!!! Free books for preschool kids AND a way to PAY IT FORWARD! All at the same time! The Dolly Parton imagination Library, together with the United Way of Western Connecticut has teamed up to provide children 4 and under a FREE age appropriate book every month. The books are shipped free of charge to the child. There is no selection criteria other than age, and the child must be a resident of New Milford, Danbury or Bethel Connecticut. What a great thing! I loved to read books when I was a child, I couldn't read (6 comments)
Candlelight For a Veteran, New Milford CT, honor a veteran, help a military family or veteran in need. - 10/27/10 06:59 AM
Candlelight For a Veteran, New Milford CT, honor a veteran, help a military family or veteran in need. The Ladies Auxillary of VFW Post 1672 is sponsoring "Candlelight for a Veteran" on Wednesday, November 10, 2010. Sponsor a luminary bag for $5.00. Have a veterans name put on it, include a personal message, put your name as the sponsor, whatever you like. If you wish to write your own message on the bag please stop by the VFW Lounge at the VFW Post 1672, 11 Avery Rd in New Milford, CT. Mail your checks and messages to: VFW Post 1672 Ladies (9 comments)
Who dealt this mess anyway? - 10/26/10 08:17 PM
Who dealt this mess anyway? When my mom played cards and was dealt a bad hand, she would always make a face and say "who dealt this mess?". And that is what we have all been saying lately, including me. We have an idea who dealt the mess. Now the point is, how to deal with it logically, fairly, in a way that will actually help struggling home owners, possibly help to stabilize the real estate market. Michael Lissack left a fantastic message of hope (I hope) in a comment on my post "How long are we going to tip toe (12 comments)
Halloween Fun in New Milford, CT! - 10/26/10 07:06 PM
Halloween Fun in New Milford, CT!Some people really know how to have fun, don't you think? Here are some happy people, in my book anyway! Take a look at the "Grove Street Gang". I just love driving by this house, every year it gets better and better!
I hope to get a few more Halloween-ish shots of yards and decorations over the next few days, weather permitting. And boy do I hope this group doesn't show up at my house on Halloween night! HAVE A HAPPY AND SAFE HALLOWEEN! New Milford Connecticut, A Great Place to Live (15 comments)
How long are we going to tip toe around this big huge elephant in the room anyway? - 10/25/10 11:03 AM
How long are we going to tip toe around this big huge elephant in the room anyway? Truth be told, any halts to foreclosures will not happen. No one in our legal system or government is going to do anything about the atrocities that have happened, no one is going to admit mistakes openly. Laws won't change. Lenders, their investors and our government are all afraid of the big class action lawsuits that are probably already brewing in the minds of some smart attorneys and people who have nothing more to lose. I really didn't fall off the cabbage truck, I (48 comments)
Walk for your dog, walk for my dog, walk for all dogs. 2 Million Dogs Puppy Up! walk comes to New Milford CT November 7th, 2010. - 10/22/10 11:25 AM
Walk for your dog, walk for my dog, walk for all dogs. 2 Million Dogs Puppy Up! walk comes to New Milford CT November 7th, 2010. Join thousands of people across America who will be walking their dogs on November 7th, 2010 in the inaugural 2 Million Dogs Puppy Up! walk. The walk is to raise awareness of our four legged puppy friends who suffer from cancer, the money raised will be used for the study of canine cancer. A man named Luke Robinson lost his four legged friend Malcolm to cancer. He walked with his 2 other dogs, Hudson and (12 comments)
Come join the fun on Saturday, October 23 at the Halloween Costume Parade in New Milford, CT. Held at Sarah Noble Intermediate School Gymnasium, prizes will be awarded for each age group and category! FREE GOODIE BAGS TOO! Immediately following the Halloween Costume Parade come on down to the New Milford Village Green to Trick or Treat with the kids! This event is sponsored by the New Milford Park & Recreation Department and the Village Downtown Organization! See you there, camera in hand of course! I know my (6 comments)
It's not too late to join in on the fun this weekend at Harrybrooke Park in New Milford, CT. Pumpkins in the Park, a wonderful idea hosted by the Friends of Harrybrooke Park, haunted outdoor exhibits, food, vendors, and a GREAT pumpkin display in the park. If you donate a carved pumpkin with a 3 inch candle you will get one free admission to Pumpkins in the Park! Bring your carved pumpkins to the park this Friday between 4 pm and 7 pm and Saturday between 10 am and 2 (10 comments)
Humpty Dumpty Sat on a Wall... - 10/20/10 09:44 AM
Humpty Dumpty Sat on a Wall... Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the kings horses and all the kings men..... COULDN'T PUT HUMPTY TOGETHER AGAIN! I wrote a post yesterday about the miracle that happened at BofA, they reviewed 102,000 foreclosure documents and found no errors. So they are back in the foreclosure business... I was amazed at the speed of the audit, BofA should transfer the staff who reviewed these documents to their short sale division... Not only did BofA perform a miracle, their stock prices went up 36¢ a share after this gloriously fantastic news! This morning (51 comments)
And you were thinking foreclosures aren't a money making proposition... - 10/19/10 07:43 AM
And you were thinking foreclosures aren't a money making proposition... So BofA is back in business... back in the foreclosure business that is. After reviewing 102,000 foreclosures in the 23 states where the courts must sign off on the foreclosures, they found NO ERRORS. Isn't that amazing? And just in the nick of time. This "good news announcement" from BofA came the day before their third quarter earnings report. And folks, foreclosure is good business, no matter what you may have previously thought. The "good" news sent BofA shares up by 36 cents! That was a fast review of 102,000 foreclosures, (20 comments)
Awesome, Awesome... simply awesome.... - 10/18/10 02:05 PM
Awesome, Awesome... simply awesome.... I know I have vented bitched complained moaned groaned whined talked about this before, but I just found it too annoying bothersome irritating pesky good to pass up blogging about. I picked up the phone at the office today because the O-ficcial phone wench and my broker were both on the phone already. Good thing I did because the call was for ME! "Andrea, Hi, it's Corey, how are you?" Hmmm, I had no idea who this person was but I figured it was a sales call. Yep, I was right, it sure was, from a real (68 comments)
Potty Mouth Bathroom Talk.... - 10/16/10 08:29 PM
Potty Mouth Bathroom Talk.... I was out shopping today and heard some pretty bad potty mouth bathroom talk. I couldn't help but hear, the women were loud and boisterous, talking about an upcoming trip to a villa in Italy. One woman was inviting another, they were making their plans, talking about past trips, having a great time. Then it happened, I heard it, I couldn't believe what was coming out of her mouth. She must never watch the news, never read a paper, never go on the internet... she said... Money was no problem, they were short on cash but they (29 comments)
FORECLOSURE DENIED! THE DEFENDANT DIDN'T RECEIVE THE MIRANDA WARNING! - 10/16/10 10:44 AM
Lenn Harley writes a fantastic post, food for thought about the current foreclosure debaucle. I don't know the answer myself, and I am sure our government won't come up with the right one. I am positive the lenders won't find a plan that is fair, equitable and correct either. History tells me it just won't happen. I am imagining a world where the money that was given as bail-outs to the lenders was used instead to assist homeowners underwater. WHAT A CONCEPT! I am not suggesting that I would have just passed out money to those whose homes were now worth (6 comments)
Ghosts, Pumpkins, Fun. Fall Activities this Saturday in New Milford, CT! - 10/13/10 09:20 AM
Ghosts, Pumpkins, Fun. Fall Activities this Saturday in New Milford, CT!What are you doing this weekend in New Milford, CT? I know what I am doing, and I will be pretty busy with all the activities.Friday night I am attending a lecture (doesn't that sound very... collegiate of me?) The Secret Life of Ghosts at St. Peter's Masonic Lodge in New Milford, CT. Admission is $5.00 per person, I hear ghostly apparitions have to pay the same entrance fee. After all, the Lodge is trying to raise money for renovations to the very historical and cool building they are in. A (12 comments)
New Milford CT, 06776 Real Estate Market Activity September 2010 - 10/10/10 07:57 AM
New Milford CT, 06776 Real Estate Market Activity September Currently in New Milford, CT there are 284 single family homes on the market.The average list price of single family homes in New Milford, CT is $424,446. The average market time for these active listings in New Milford, CT is 160 days.The highest price home for sale in New Milford, CT is $5,900,000, a beautiful estate belonging to a world famous comedienne, and located on the New Milford, New Preston, CT border. The lowest priced home for sale in New Milford, CT is $109,900, a small antique close to town.Of the 284 (4 comments)
Did you plan your exit strategy? Selling your home in New Milford CT. - 10/09/10 11:48 AM
Did you plan your exit strategy? Selling your home in New Milford CT. We all need an exit strategy at one time or another. And if you are selling your home in New Milford, CT you will also need an exit strategy. Leaving things to the last minute can cost your money at the closing table or worse. Why wait until the last minute to get rid of all that "stuff" you don't want to take with you? For instance, the 15 cans of paint in the basement, the scraps of wood scattered all about the garage and the yard, the (9 comments)
The Secret Life of Ghosts, New Milford CT Ghosts that is! - 10/03/10 05:10 PM
The Secret Life of Ghosts, New Milford CT Ghosts that is! I know what I am doing on Friday, October 15th, do you? I am going to be at St. Peter's Masonic Lodge for the Paranormal Lecture on the Secret Life of Ghosts. For just FIVE BUCKS you can be sure to have a great time with professional paranormal investigators and a fun group of people. I know I will be there!
I attended a ghost hunt a few years ago here in CT with some friends and I have to tell you, it was such a great time. (22 comments)
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