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The strikes and spares will not only be for the teams, but also to benefit the Terryville dog and cat shelter, that burned down in November 2008. The event is open to anyone that comes up with their team in 4-person groups. Teams are asked to make reservations in advance by calling 203-879-1469. The cost is $20 for 3 games. The highlight event will feature 4 local mayors competing against a team representing four (9 comments)
A special day of learning and discovery for gifted children will be held on Saturday, March 31 from 1-4 PM at Long River Middle School in Prospect CT. Sponsored by the Connecticut Association for the Gifted, Minds in Motion will feature presentations by representatives of some of the educational centers and cultural centers here in the state. Minds in Motion is an enrichment and education event for students K-8, as well as their parents and teachers, and features hands-on, fast-paced, high-interest workshops for gifted and high-ability children plus keynote addresses and workshops (6 comments)
Currently in Watertown CT there are 121 active residential listings for sale, with 27 new listings being added in February. The homes for sale in Watertown CT range from a 1,424 square ft, 3-bedroom cape listed at $79,900 to a 8,908 square ft, 7-bedroom, colonial estate on 11.7 acres listed at $1,800,000.
The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Watertown CT is $313,267. The average days on market for these homes is 144 days. In addition, there are currently 15 homes under contract in (1 comments)
I have seen a trend with some REO listing agents to require a specific lender pre-qualify a prospective buyer as a pre-requisite to submitting and offer on their listing. This goes beyond a requirement that the pre-qualification be with anyone at a bank, but pointed at a single loan officer. I can understand a bank wanting to ensure that they do not waste time with an offer before making a commitment to accept the contract, but when it is pointed at an individual lender that is not connected with the bank that (18 comments)
Middlebury CT Real Estate Sales Report for February 2012
Currently in Middlebury CT there are 75 active residential listings for sale. They range from a 1,541 square ft, 2-bedroom cape listed at $149,900 to a 4,100 square ft, 3-bedroom classic colonial estate listed at $2,200,000. The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Middlebury CT is $496,815. The average days on market for these homes is 315 days. For the month of February, there were 10 new homes listed for sale in Middlebury CT.
In addition, there is currently 1 home under (2 comments)
The Flowers That Bloom in The Spring at Crestbrook Park Watertown CT - 03/25/12 09:45 AM
The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring at Crestbrook Park Watertown CT This morning was the official Kick-Off Breakfast for the Golf Season at Crestbrook Park in Watertown CT. The entrance to the park was brightly shining even though the weather was overcast and drizzly rain. Must be an omen of a grand season at Crestbrook Park, and the good times the golfers will enjoy this year.
The Flowers That Bloom in the Spring at Crestbrook Park Watertown CT
We have had a very mild winter here in Naugatuck CT, and very few people are unhappy about that. The economy and the market have created the 'perfect storm' for real estate, so there has never been a better time to buy.
Interest rates are at an all time low and have been that way for some time. Inventory is stable and prices have stabilized at homes are priced near the pre-boom prices of the early 2000 time. Sellers have been busy making their homes as attractive as (7 comments)
If You Have A Terrible Agent – Maybe It's Not The Agents Fault! - 03/23/12 07:04 AM
For many people, a real estate purchase or sale is one of the largest investment transactions they will ever make. It needs to be a harmonious transaction and the client and the agent should be of a similar mindset. Too often the client will choose to follow their own intuitions or the advise of a friend or relative, especially when it differs from the opinion of their agent. A transaction where the agent and the client are not in sync with each other can develop issues. Having a positive working arrangement is always the best for all. Via Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind, Broker/Owner (0 comments)
Currently in Naugatuck CT there are 179 active residential listings for sale. They range from an 726 square ft, 1-bedroom mobile home listed at $26,900 to a 15,500 square ft, 9-bedroom English Manor estate listed at $849,900. The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Naugatuck CT is $207,541. The average days on market for these homes is 159 days.
For the month of February, there were 30 new homes listed for sale in Naugatuck CT. The average list price of the new listings available (0 comments)
Thomaston Opera House Re-Opens with Willy Wonka, JR - 03/22/12 12:10 PM
Thomaston Opera House Re-Opens with Willy Wonka, JR After undergoing extensive repairs over the past 18 months, the Thomaston Opera House reopens this weekend to the laughs of children and the tasty dreams of chocolate, just in time for Easter. With a cast of children from surrounding towns, the cast of the Curtain Call Kids will put on their rendition of the famous Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. The show will be presented on Friday March 23 and Saturday March 24 at 7:30 PM Tickets are $10.00 for adults, and $8.00 for children under 10. Tickets are available at (6 comments)
New Listing in Naugatuck CT 23 Fieldstone Terrace - 03/21/12 09:14 AM
New Listing in Naugatuck CT 23 Fieldstone Terrace A wonderful opportunity to buy a well maintained raised Ranch in Naugatuck CT’s west side. Well maintained home on private road of comparable properties. MLS# N323801 offered at $230,000 Large rooms, fully finished lower level family room with bonus room that could be a private office or spare bedroom for guests. House has 3 full baths.Master suite with private bath and walk-in closetsLarge deck with oval poolHot tub with access deckLarge lot with adjacent reserve acreageCentral air
New Listing in Naugatuck CT 23 Fieldstone Terrace (6 comments)
If you have children that will be starting kindergarten in the fall, it’s now time to get them registered. From now through April 22, residents are being asked to get their school aged children enrolled.
All enrollments will be taken at the Algonquin School at 30 Coer Rd in Prospect. Forms are available on the Prospect School System, Region 16, Web site. All other grades must be registered by June 1.
While this may seem early, it isn’t, as the school board must know (7 comments)
We have had almost no winter here in Waterbury CT, and very few people are very happy about that. The economy and the market have created the 'perfect storm' for real estate, so there has never been a better time to buy.
Interest rates are at an all time low and have been that way for some time. Inventory is stable and prices have stabilized at homes are priced near the pre-boom prices of the early 2000 time. Sellers have been busy making their homes as attractive (3 comments)
Waterbury CT Real Estate Sales Report for February 2012
Currently in Waterbury CT there are 448 active residential listings for sale, with 75 new listings being added in February. The homes for sale in Waterbury CT range from a 882 square ft, 3-bedroom corporate owned cape in need of re-hab, for $19,000 to a 3,850 square ft, 3-bedroom, split level listed at $399,900. These listings are within the town zip codes of 06702, 06704, 06705, 06706, 06708, 06710, and 06720.
The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Waterbury CT is $130,803. The average (6 comments)
Currently in the Country Club Road area of Waterbury there are 20 active residential listings for sale, with 3 new listings being added in February. The homes for sale in the Country Club Road Section of Waterbury CT range from a 693 square ft, 2-bedroom ranch listed at $89,900 to a 4,002 square ft, 5-bedroom, bi-level home listed at $399,900. These listings are within the town zip codes of 06708.
The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in (8 comments)
Investor Opportunity in Waterbury CT 06710 - 03/16/12 07:14 PM
Investor Opportunity in Waterbury CT 06710 An ideal opportunity for investment property. A 3 family in the Historic Overlook section of Waterbury CT. Walk to Fulton park, the Yeshiva on Cooke St, on a bus line, minutes from the downtown Waterbury CT area, and close to shopping. MLS# N323537 250-252 Cookes St, Waterbury CT 06710 Priced at $120,000.
Investor Opportunity in Waterbury CT 06710 A short sale property
Rental Scammers Are Kicking It Up a Notch - 03/15/12 06:37 AM
There are always people looking to take advantage of an unsuspecting consumer. One way is to scan homes for sale, particularly smaller homes, and then post them as rentals on sites such as CraigsList or HotPads. If in doubt about a possible rental, always call the Company that has the for sale sign in front of the house for the true story. It will save a lot of aggravation and money.
Via Barbara Altieri, REALTOR® Fairfield County CT Real Estate (RealtyQuest, CT Homes for Sale and Real Estate): Rental Scammers Are Kicking It Up a Notch
Would you hand over deposit (0 comments)
CT Home & Remodeling Show, March 16-18 in Hartford CT - 03/15/12 06:32 AM
CT Home & Remodeling Show, March 16-18 in Hartford CT Come in and get tips on all of your remodeling, renovations and repairs under one roof. Talk to contractors and learn how to save energy and earn tax credits on energy saving new products.
Heating and cooling, windows, doors, kitchens, insulation, tools, landscaping and a whole lot more! The Connecticut Home Builders Association has been bringing buyers and sellers together in a neutral setting by producing a "shopping center" of home and commercial improvements, building products and construction maintenance and repair services. The exposition takes place (4 comments)
We haven't had a typical winter here in Wolcott CT, and very few people are complaining. Because of the 'perfect storm' for real estate, there has probably never been a better time to buy.
Interest rates are at an all time low and have been that way for some time. Inventory is stable and prices have stabilized at homes are priced near the pre-boom prices of the early 2000 time. Sellers have been busy making their homes as attractive as possible for buyers looking to (4 comments)
Currently in Wolcott CT there are 88 active residential listings for sale. They range from a 848 square ft, 2-bedroom ranch listed at $109,900 to a 3,836 square ft, 7-bedroom ranch listed at $799,900.
The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Wolcott CT is $294,194. The average days on market for these homes is 156 days. For the month of February, there were 17 additional homes listed for sale in Wolcott CT.
There are currently 18 homes under contract in Wolcott CT, with (3 comments)
The Benefits of Using A Real Estate Agent - 03/12/12 06:42 AM
If you are looking to buy or sell a house, any agent can push papers. If you are looking for a real estate professional that can guide you through the process of buying or selling a home, then look for someone that has the characteristics described in this blog. I help people buy and sell houses, full time,every day. Via Robert and Lisa Hammerstein, Realtors® Coldwell Banker, Pascack Valley Area (Bergen County New Jersey Homes For Sale 201-218-6802): The Benefits of Using A Real Estate AgentYou may be in the process of Buying or Selling a Home and wondering "What Are The (0 comments)
Sometimes you just have to Shake your Head . . . . Monday Humor - 03/12/12 06:08 AM
Sometimes you just have to Shake your Head . . . . Monday Humor It takes all kinds of people to make life work, some are leaders, some are followers, and some are just ...... I was sent an email with some photos of signs, these just make your head nod and wonder:
Must be because they don't see very much?
Very considerate to not want anything to pop out unexpectedly.
With a special appearance by the Walker (13 comments)
Crestbrook Park Golf Course Watertown CT Opens For the Season, Again Crestbrook Park Golf Course in Watertown CT is open for the Season. After being opened in February, a brief lapse back into winter forced it to close again.
Both sides of the course are open and carts are allowed out, on paths. Winter fees are still in effect until Sunday March 18, and the New Rates take effect Monday March19. Winter Rates: 9 Holes - - - - - - - walking $16.00, w/cart $19.0018 Holes - - - - - - - walking $21.00 w/cart (8 comments)
Just closed, a distressed home owner was trying to avoid foreclosure and responded when the bank finally paid attention and cooperated. After being told by their bank, JP Morgan Chase that they did not qualify for a loan modification as their home was too far underwater, they accepted the suggestion that they contact a local short sale specialist real estate agent and try to get the house sold. The steps were simple as the owners were very willing and cooperative. Documents were submitted to the back shortly after (3 comments)
Being more efficient and productive is something I have always tried to do to make my job easier. It has served me well for years but every now and then no matter how efficient we believe we might be changes need to be made. I recently met with my web adviser to discuss ways to make my Internet presence more effective. I get a lot of traffic to my web site, which I can see from my back office, but it’s not effective in getting me more activity from potential clients.
Spring Home Show Comes to Hartford CT Mar 9-12 - 03/08/12 04:57 AM
Spring Home Show Comes to Hartford CT Mar 9-12 With the Spring season so close we can almost smell it, it’s time to start planning those overdue projects. Thinking of doing some remodeling on that kitchen or bath but are not quite sure of the look, a short drive to Hartford this weekend can solve all those questions.
Come out to the Spring Home Show in Hartford CT and see actual kitchens and baths set up in full size. See the various options available. Talk to the representatives from the factory without a lot of the pressures of a (8 comments)
We have had a very mild winter here in Cheshire CT, and very few people are very happy about that. The economy and the market have created the 'perfect storm' for real estate, so there has never been a better time to buy.
The Spring Market is here, and the activity levels are starting to reflect the enthusiasm for home buyers anxious to get their dream home purchased.
The market is being energized for many reasons:
Interest rates are at an all time low (10 comments)
Currently in Cheshire CT there are 119 active residential listings for sale. They range from a 1,446 square ft, 14bedroom ranch listed at $115,000 to a 5600 square ft, 4-bedroom contemporary ranch estate listed at $1,690,000.
The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Cheshire CT is $456,543. The average days on market for these homes is 115 days. For the month of February, there were 32 additional homes listed for sale in Cheshire CT.
There are currently 13 homes under contract in Cheshire (5 comments)
Friday March 9 is a day of fun and dancing for students
Community School and Long River School
at the Grange Hall on the Town green
From 3:15 PM to 5 PM, it’s the 4th and 5th Grade Party
From 6 PM to 8 PM, it’s the 6th to 8th Grade Party
Music provided by GPS
Matt Greggis & Justin Priebe
The DJ’s for both parties.
Admission is $5.00 along (5 comments)
PicMonkey Set to Step In When Picnik Goes Dark - 03/04/12 05:57 PM
Wayne Harriman has found a replacementfor the Picnik free photo editing software that is shutting down in April. Back in February, Brad Andersohn had also posted of a replacement for Picnik as well. Fortunately, when Picnik is shut down there will be options available, to allow for those not well versed in Photoshop to get their photos some assistance at a low cost. If it's Free, it's for me!!!!! Via Pat & Wayne Harriman - Broker/Owners Wallingford CT Real Estate (Harriman Real Estate, LLC (203) 672-4499): PicMonkey Set to Step In When Picnik Goes Dark
For those of us (0 comments)
Lebanese Farina Cake A Follow Up to a Holiday Blog - 03/04/12 11:41 AM
Lebanese Farina Cake A Follow Up to a Holiday Blog Back in December, I had a blog post that offered up some of the items I was being forced to eat in order to keep peace at home. One of the pastries got me some side emails. I had been after my wife for some time to allow me to post the sacred family recipe that had been handed down for at least a few years from one family member to another. I pass it along to my ActiveRain audience Lebanese Farina Cake1 stick unsalted margarine or butter½ cup sugar2 cups (10 comments)
Currently in Prospect CT there are 67 active residential listings for sale, with 12 new listings being added in February. The homes for sale in Prospect CT range from an 840 square ft, 2-bedroom mobile home, listed at $20,000 to a 3,086 square ft, 4-bedroom colonial listed at $579,900. The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Prospect CT is $296,090. The average days on market for these homes are 173 days.
There are 11 homes under contract in Prospect (6 comments)
The Time is Right to Buy a Home in Prospect CT - 03/03/12 01:26 PM
The Time is Right to Buy a Home in Prospect CT We haven't had a typical winter here in Prospect CT, and very few people are complaining. Because of the 'perfect storm' for real estate, there has probably never been a better time to buy.
Interest rates are at an all time low and have been that way for some time. Inventory is stable and prices have stabilized at homes are priced near the pre-boom prices of the early 2000 time.
Sellers have been busy making their homes as attractive as possible for buyers looking to own a (1 comments)
How to Rev Up Your Home Sale - 03/02/12 11:36 AM
Many sellers are getting prepared for the Spring Market and are starting to do the final fix ups and. The search is also on for the right agent to market and sell the home. Marketing is key to successfully selling a home, after the house has been properly prepared and priced. This post gives the process of getting a home ready to sell in full detail. If you need some additional help with any of the text, or to get your home ready to sell, give me a call and we'll work you through it.
Via Barbara Altieri, REALTOR® Fairfield County (0 comments)
My Toes are Warm, but my Ears are Cold - 03/01/12 03:19 PM
My Toes are Warm, but my Ears are Cold The saying is March comes in like a Lion and goes out like a lamb. Well, with the February we have had with temps already in the 60’s we should have been expecting today to be May 1, not March 1. But, that’s not the reality. Weather forecasters were calling for almost 6” of snow in some areas, but the temps warmed and we had mostly rain after a few inches of snow had fallen. As I was driving out the driveway this afternoon, I just had to stop and take a couple (14 comments)
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