real estate: Love Your Home Sweepstakes! - 04/27/16 01:54 PM
Now this is cool, and I do love the show. Check it out! Maybe you will be one of the lucky winners. 

real estate: Just how many frogs am I going to have to kiss? - 04/22/16 07:31 PM
If you want to sell your house in New Milford, you are going to have to kiss quite a few of those suckers.
One comment I hear over and over again from sellers (many of whom are not on their first go round) is that they only want serious buyers to come look. I know it is difficult to get the house ready for a showing. And it is so disappointing when those frogs don't like it, for whatever reason. The neighborhood, the colors inside the house (yes they can paint, no they don't want to), it's too close to whatever, it's … (52 comments)

real estate: We deal with people every day, what's the big deal? - 04/22/16 03:29 PM
I was inspired by a featured post written by Tammy Lankford  titled Ask an Ambassador: do you really
want to send consumers away?  Tammy explained how we need to uncheck the little box on YouTube when we get an embed code that stops that annoying ending where they "suggest" other videos, which can suggest those all important readers right off your site. 
Thank you Tammy! I just spent the last 2 days doing videos and placing them all over the place! I suffer from justclickandrun syndrome, I never bothered to read the fine print! 
But that brings me to my point. Sometimes it takes … (13 comments)

real estate: 31 Fox Ridge Dr, New Milford CT - 04/20/16 07:05 AM
Call the movers because its time to go!
Move In, Relax and Enjoy Your New Home!


real estate: Updated 4 bedroom colonial for sale in New Milford CT - 03/17/16 11:25 AM
Stylish and More! 4 Bedroom Colonial in New Milford


real estate: Affordable home in Washington CT for sale - 10/11/15 10:04 AM
What an opportunity to own a home in Washington, CT! This is the last affordable home we have for sale at Myfield Lane, the rest are all market rate units. Restrictions apply, check out the flyer below for more information on how to qualify to purchase this wonderful 2 bedroom home with a den. Myfield Lane is a 13 home planned unit subdivision. 
19 Myfield Lane, Washington CT for sale
Affordable Homes For Sale in Washington CT


real estate: 2 bedroom condo alternative in New Milford CT - 10/11/15 09:56 AM
Can you believe it? A 2 bedroom home, a real home, not a condo, for this price? Much of the work has been done for you, you may decide you want to repaint, or put different flooring down, or just take it like it is! But you can feel secure here. New pex plumbing has been put in, electrical service upgraded to 200 amps, it does have 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. It even has attic storage! 
Take a look at 6 Nicholas Square in New Milford, CT. 
Great Condo Alternative in New Milford CT


real estate: 2 Cherry Hill Ln, New Milford CT for sale - 10/11/15 08:51 AM
Talk about value for dollar! Check out this large 4 bedroom colonial for sale located minutes from downtown New Milford on a quiet cul de sac. With a little TLC you will have quite the home!
Large Colonial in cul de sac for sale, New Milford, CT


real estate: 11 Dairy Hill Rd, New Milford CT for sale, contemporary beauty! - 07/17/15 10:58 AM
Contemporary Colonial With Views And Level Lot!


real estate: 80 Sullivan Farm, New Milford CT Price Adjustment - 06/29/15 02:43 AM
Sullivan Farm Condos in New Milford, CT. Enjoy the lake lifestyle without all the work! Private beach on Candlewood Lake, inground pool for residents, beautiful grounds, located close to Route 7 for easy access. 
Newly Priced!
Sullivan Farm Condo For Sale


real estate: Selling vs. renting, it's not like buying vs. renting! - 06/25/15 03:10 PM
To sell or to rent, that is the question. Sometimes a seller feels like their is no choice, if they can't sell in a very timely fashion then they feel pressure to rent. 
Maybe you have already purchased another home, or are relocating out of the area, or you are trying to sell to get out from under a mortgage you can no longer afford. 
There are pro's and con's, just like buying vs. renting. But the brunt of the con's fall to the would be seller turned landlord. 
In New Milford, CT over the past few years some sellers felt forced to rent. The … (18 comments)

real estate: “Clients that Don’t Heed the Advice of a Home Inspector” - 03/14/15 05:13 AM
AKA: You've got to know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em, and when to run away screaming like a little girl! 
Joe Petrowsky wrote a great post about how a buyer can get in so deep they don't realize that it's time to run screaming like a little girl! 
As a real estate agent in Southern Litchfield County CT, I have seen this happen before. I have tried to move clients on as the deal becomes so twisted that even Houdini couldn't untie the knots in it. Getting caught up with the end result no matter what will … (6 comments)

real estate: Good, bad, or ugly? New Milford CT year end real estate market report. - 02/24/15 11:51 AM
Sales in New Milford, CT have not been robust for the past few months, some are blaming the weather, but even before the cold and snow, things had started to slow down. 
The good, the bad and the potentially ugly, New Milford CT real estate market. 
2013 saw higher average sales price over 2014. 2014 saw one more single family home sell over 2013. 2013 and 2014 were both better years for the real estate market than 2012. Here is how it looks on paper.
We are still moving through distressed sales, both foreclosure and short sales. In 2014,  21% … (6 comments)

real estate: Why DIY septic repairs may not be the best idea - 10/08/14 02:55 AM
Southern Litchfield County Real Estate, getting your house ready to sell.
The majority of homes here in Southern Litchfield County have septic systems. Many of the older homes have the original systems which can pose problems. They are not "for life", they do need upkeep, repairs, and yes even sometimes they need to be replaced.
Don't DIY it on the septic systems or you could be knee deep in stinky sludge!
I can't say that I am a big proponent of DIY septic repairs. Although they don't have many "moving parts", they require knowledge of how a system works and they … (12 comments)

real estate: How much is my house worth? aka here comes the kiss of death - 10/06/14 03:44 PM
Southern Litchfield County Real Estate. 
Connecticut real estate has not yet caught up with the rest of the country despite what the national news says. I am sure there are some markets around the country that are doing well, and there are many that are like we are here in Connecticut. And yet there are some places in Connecticut that I hear are doing better than we are here in Southern Litchfield County. 
The bottom line is, real estate is hyper local. Because of that, our local market might not be living up to the national news. Your house may not … (34 comments)

real estate: 29 Revere Rd, New Milford CT, A Meadowbrook Colonial For Sale - 07/12/14 04:57 AM
A Meadowbrook Colonial For Sale in New Milford, CT.
Set in the much sought after Meadowbrook Subdivision, this 4 bedroom colonial has to much to offer. Wide, tree lined streets welcome you, homes set back from the road, views of the surrounding hillsides. Meadowbrook has long been a favorite place to live. 
29 Revere Rd is a 4 bedroom colonial, built for an active lifestyle. From the large family room with a focal point fieldstone fireplace, to the spacious eat in kitchen, the formal living room, the dining room and 4 bedrooms upstairs, it is sure to please. 
Photo tour of … (3 comments)

real estate: 80 Sullivan Farm, New Milford CT Condo for Sale - 07/11/14 07:15 PM
80 Sullivan Farm, New Milford CT listed for sale.
Sullivan Farm Condos are a hot commodity these days, and there is a reason why. Located in a wooded area around Candlewood Lake, they offer privacy, a quiet country lifestyle with all the conveniences living in New Milford has to offer. 
Sullivan Farm has a pool, a private beach on Candlewood Lake, woodlands galore and green open spaces. Just moments from Route 7, you can be on I-84 in minutes, or at our beautiful New Milford Village Center in about 6 minutes. The best of all worlds!
This is one special home. … (2 comments)

real estate: Build your dream home on 16 private acres in Warren CT - 07/10/14 07:20 PM
16.34 acres for sale in Warren, CT.
Privacy and views over the Litchfield Hills are first on the list for this property. It has been approved for a 5 bedroom home, imagine the lifestyle you can create for yourself here!
Located in the town of Warren, home to Lake Waramaug, under 2 hours from New York City. This is the perfect place to summer, to enjoy weekends away from the hectic city life, to spend holidays with friends and family. The Warren town beach on Lake Waramaug is at your disposal.
Imagine relaxing in your dream home here, enjoying some of … (7 comments)

real estate: Open House Sunday 7/13 West Arts Condos #8, New Milford CT - 07/10/14 04:20 AM
Open House One Bedroom Condo in New Milford, CT.
Join me this Sunday, July 13th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm to see a spectacular condo at 83 West Street #8, West Arts Condo's. 
The condo has been recently updated, freshly painted and has a brand new kitchen. West Arts is located in an old factory building on the corner of West Street and South Avenue in New Milford. Much of the original detailing of the old building has been left intact. Soaring ceilings, wonderful windows, old beams, it has that trendy New York loft feel to it. 
Take a look … (0 comments)

real estate: 3 Dogwood Drive, Danbury CT. A Mid Century Modern Gem For Sale - 07/09/14 03:00 PM
For the Mid Century Modern Lover, Your New Home is Here!
The first time I walked into 3 Dogwood Drive in Danbury, CT I was convinced I was going to run into one of the "Rat Pack"
The home drips with mid century architectural details, each one a delight to the senses. I love this time period, and finding a home like this is very rare indeed.
The bedroom suite consists of a bedroom located at the end of the house, away from it all, a large office, a beautiful master bath, built in closets and even a cedar closet. Step outside … (4 comments)

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Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT

New Milford, CT

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties

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