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Are They Married? - 09/26/07 10:35 AM
Sometimes, when talking to a seller, either after an open house or when reviewing an offer we received, they start to ask questions about the buyers: Are the married? Do they have kids? Where do they work? How much money do they make? Are they "X"? (insert race or religion here) My answers? I don't know/don't care I don't know/don't care I don't know/don't care I don't know/don't care I don't know/don't care Usually, they realize that the questions were silly and that they were just being curious or even a bit nosey. Sometimes, they'll respond, "But you have to know."No, I (12 comments)
Unrepresented Sellers: Protect Yourself - 09/26/07 09:41 AM
This past Sunday, there was an ad in the Danbury, Connecticut newspaper for a home that is being sold by the owners, without the representation of a REALTOR. These unrepresented sellers took out a display ad which contained a heavily shaded photo of their house (dark shadows don't reproduce well in a newspaper) along with a whole lot of text. They used a neat concept for the text - a cutesy description of the home, their family, why they're moving and how your family will live in the house. Whoa...Red flags everywhere. Describing their family? Danger...Danger...people now know too much about you (4 comments)
Connecticut Foreclosure Hotline - 09/19/07 09:29 AM
The state of Connecticut has established a Foreclosure Hotline for residents who are facing foreclosure, as well as those who fear they may face foreclosure in the near future. Residents in need are urged to call the hotline at 877-472-8313. Hot line staffers will assist callers in determining what help is needed and then make referrals to the appropriate agency. Referrals may be made to an attorney-referral service, a housing counselor or to the Connecticut Legal Services if the caller meets income-eligibility guidelines.
Don Fabrizio-Garcia, REALTORConnecticut Real Estate & AppraisalsCT Home GroupKeller Williams CT Realty203.746.1199Connecticut Real Estate and Homes for (0 comments)
Gorgeous New Construction Townhome 3 Bedrooms 1.5 Full Baths Eat-In Cherry Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances Hardwood Floors on Main Level 1,536 +/- Square Feet Private Deck off of Kitchen Nook Two Car Garage Laundry Room Enjoy this wonderful new construction townhome with hardwood floors on the main level.Don't miss this great Danbury home!
Contact Don Fabrizio-Garcia today for your private showing203.746.1199 Keller Williams CT RealtyCT Home Groupdon@FabRealEstate.comwww.FabRealEstate.com Danbury, Connecticut Real Estate (0 comments)
Gorgeous New Construction Townhome 2 Bedrooms 1.5 Full Baths Cherry Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances Hardwood Floors on Main Level 1,368 +/- Square Feet Private Deck off of Kitchen Nook Two Car Garage Laundry Room Enjoy this wonderful new construction townhome with hardwood floors on the main level. Don't miss this great Danbury home!
Contact Don Fabrizio-Garcia today for your private showing 203.746.1199 Keller Williams CT Realty don@FabRealEstate.com www.FabRealEstate.com (0 comments)
Junk in a Trunk: September 22, 2007 in New Fairfield - 09/13/07 07:05 PM
"Junk in a Trunk" returns to the Shaw's parking lot in New Fairfield, Connecticut for one day only: Saturday, September 22, 2007 from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Vendors may still sign up to sell your junk from your car's trunk. If interested, contact the New Fairfield Community Service Club at 203.748.0458. Rent a space for only $25. Or, just visit and buy some junk! Don Fabrizio-Garcia, REALTORConnecticut Real Estate & AppraisalsCT Home GroupKeller Williams CT Realty203.746.1199Connecticut Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Candlewood Lake Public Hearing - September 24, 2007 - 09/12/07 08:09 PM
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting on Monday, September 24, 2007 at 6:00 pm at the New Fairfield High School for residents to voice their concerns about the new Shoreline Management Plan. The Candlewood Lake Shoreline Management Plan has been set and will charge fees to lakeside residents in New Fairfield, Danbury, Brookfield, New Milford and Sherman for docks and any buildings/patios on the shoreline. These charges will be in place even though some residents actually own the land to the shoreline. The public is encouraged to attend this meeting to voice their concerns and learn more (0 comments)
"Passport Day" in New Fairfield - 09/12/07 04:42 PM
Saturday, September 15, 2007 will be "Passport Day" at the New Fairfield, Connecticut Senior Center, located in Heritage Plaza on Route 39. From 2:00pm - 5:00pm, bring your original birth certificate (with the raised seal) along with proof of identity to apply for your passport. Children under the age of 14 will also need both parents to be present. Post Office staff will have a camera available to take your passport photos for only $15. Passport fees are $67 for those 16 and over, and $54 for children under the age of 16. Only cash and checks will be accepted. Don Fabrizio-Garcia, REALTORConnecticut Real Estate & (0 comments)
New Milford, CT - August, 2007 Real Estate Market Report - 09/12/07 03:34 PM
New Milford, Connecticut Real Estate UpdateAugust, 2007 Closed home sales in New Milford, Connecticut: Single Family Homes:There were 33 single family home sales closed in New Milford, CT.List Prices ranged from $248,500 - $1,750,000.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $220,000 - $1,600,000. The average closed real estate sales price for single family homes in New Milford was $444,056.The median closed sales price was $380,000.On average, these homes sold for 95.8% of their final list price.Days on Market ranged from 27 - 487 days, with the average being 141 days of market time. This compares to 32 single family homes closed in August, 2006, with an average closed sales price of (0 comments)
Brookfield, CT - August, 2007 Real Estate Market Report - 09/12/07 02:01 PM
Brookfield, Connecticut Real Estate UpdateAugust, 2007 Closed home sales in Brookfield, Connecticut: Single Family Homes:There were 16 single family home sales closed in Brookfield, CT.List Prices ranged from $209,900 - $1,249,000.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $205,000 - $1,225,000. The average closed real estate sales price for single family homes in Brookfield was $561,156.The median closed sales price was $514,500.On average, these homes sold for 97.3% of their final list price.Days on Market ranged from 16 - 450 days, with the average being 145 days of market time. This compares to 19 closed sales in August, 2006, with an average sales price of $488,621 and a median closed sales (0 comments)
Danbury, CT - August, 2007 Real Estate Market Report - 09/12/07 01:47 PM
Danbury, Connecticut Real Estate UpdateAugust, 2007 Closed home sales in Danbury, Connecticut: Single Family Homes:There were 55 single family home sales closed in Danbury, CT.List Prices ranged from $250,000 - $775,000.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $240,000 - $775,000. The average closed real estate sales price for single family homes in Danbury was $397,081. The median closed real estate sales price was $360,000.On average, these homes sold for 97.7% of their most recent list price.Days on Market ranged from 2 - 788 days, with the average being 154 days of market time. This compares with 53 closed sales in August, 2006, with an average closed sales price of $445,212 (0 comments)
Sherman, CT - August 2007 Real Estate Market Report - 09/07/07 08:30 PM
Sherman, Connecticut Real Estate UpdateAugust, 2007 Closed home sales in Sherman, Connecticut: There were 5 home sales closed in Sherman, CT.List Prices ranged from $299,000 - $1,349,000.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $265,000 - $1,075,000. These homes sold for 91.3% of their most recent list price.Days on Market ranged from 44 - 1,075. The average time on market was 43 days. This compares to 2 homes that closed sale in August, 2006. The average and median sales price was $456,000. Currently available homes for sale in Sherman, Connecticut: Currently, there are 62 homes for sale in Sherman, CT.List Prices range from $349,000 for a circa 1900 farmhouse to $3,400,000 for an (0 comments)
New Fairfield, CT - August 2007 Real Estate Market Report - 09/07/07 08:21 PM
New Fairfield, Connecticut Real Estate UpdateAugust, 2007 Closed home sales in New Fairfield, Connecticut: There were 23 home sales closed in New Fairfield, CT.List Prices ranged from $130,000 - $1,189,000.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $125,000 - $1,050,000. The average closed real estate sales price for New Fairfield was $505,243.The median closed real estate sales price for New Fairfield was $417,500.On average, these homes sold for 96% of their final list price.Days on Market ranged from 17 - 864 days, with the average being 189 days of market time. This compares with 18 closed sales in August, 2006, with an average sales price of $457,961 and a median (0 comments)
Moving with Movers - 09/03/07 10:30 AM
I just heard from one of my clients. I sold their home here in New Fairfield, Connecticut, and they relocated to Walnut Creek, California - my old stomping grounds, as I lived there for many years. It was a fun transaction - we sold their home in this so-called "down market" in a matter of days, and with multiple offers. But the best part was hearing of their home search back in Walnut Creek. We talked about the different neighborhoods they were looking in, and of the shopping. Walnut Creek is famous for its shopping. It was a chance for me (10 comments)
Marine Rescue 911 - Candlewood Lake - 09/02/07 09:19 PM
This Labor Day weekend, I was able to take a few hours away from work and take my boys over to my aunt's lake house on Candlewood Lake here in New Fairfield, Connecticut.
My aunt always wanted people in her family her enjoy the water as much as she does. I think she finally got her wish with my three boys. They love her pool. They love her lake house. They love her beach. They love the water. And, they love, love, love her boat. Yes, the boat rides are one of my kids' favorite things to do in the (4 comments)
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