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Unobstructed views abound from this 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath Waterfront home. Open floor plan with modern kitchen and beautiful deck overlooking the water. The perfect summer retreat or enjoy the sunshine and sea breezes all year round. Just $525,000! For more information Call The Kasey Group today 203-378-8200 (0 comments)
Stratford, Connecticut - Did the President's first 100 days in office have any impact on us? - 04/29/09 03:22 PM
President Obama has been in office for 100 days and you may be wondering how it has effected those of us living in Connecticut. Below you will see how Connecticut has been impacted by the President's first 100 days in office. 41,000 Jobs have been created or saved by the Recovery Act 1,306,000 Workers are receiving the Making Work Pay Tax Credit 24,700 Additional children have health care 30,000 Students have been aided by the American Opportunity Tax Credit Check out how you State has been impacted: http://my.barackobama.com/page/content/foundationforchange/
Stratford, Connecticut-Homeownership at Lowest Level Since 2000 - 04/28/09 03:30 PM
Home ownership at Lowest Level Since 2000 According to the Census Bureau, the rate of U.S. home ownership slipped in the 2009 first quarter to the lowest level since the start of the decade. The U.S. homeownership rate dropped to 67.5 percent from 68 percent a year earlier, driven largely by a sharp decline among younger buyers as well as among African-American households. Loose credit pushed up national home ownership levels in recent years, but the trend is now being reversed by the recession and a foreclosure epidemic. Source: The Wall Street Journal, Conor Dougherty (04/28/09) What is being done (0 comments)
Just $592,500 for this stunning one of a kind 5,000 +/- Square Foot Custom Colonial featuring 13 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, full in-law, elevator, and mechanic's dream garage. Directions-Cutspring to Nutmeg to Summersweet
Stratford, Connecticut-Can there ever be too much information? - 04/22/09 02:30 PM
From Raveis.com to Listingbook.com it seems that all of the websites we use are coming up with newer and better ways to give us information but.... Can there ever be too much information? Here at The Kasey Group we like to give our clients weekly market updates. We let them know how many showings they've had, what the feedback was, what internet activity there has been, and if any homes have come on/sold in their area.
We recently discovered that almost every site offers a graph showing where activity is coming from. Raveis.com, Listingbook.com, Visualtour.com, etc.. all offer our clients a breakdown of their internet (0 comments)
Stratford, Ct-Good News.. Homes are Selling! - 04/16/09 03:07 PM
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and homes are selling! Is it spring market or has buyer confidence started to return? Either way activity in the Real Estate market has started to return.
Since April 1st The Kasey Group has put 5 listings Under Deposit/CTS and 2 more of our listings have offers that are being negotiated. With all that is being said in the news about the Real Estate Market it is important to share the positive Real Estate news with our clients and fellow Real Estate agents. The Kasey Group would like to hear more about the (6 comments)
FSBO... Good or Bad?! - 04/15/09 01:07 PM
Pronounced "fizzbo," a FSBO (for sale by owner) is a Realtor acronym for a property that an individual is looking to sell on their own. To a certain extent, the notion may be driven by tough economic times. With equity evaporating in many markets, it might be a necessity for some sellers to go the DIY route. It is a question brought about by the perception of high cost for very little real work and a nagging sense that, hey, maybe I could do that. Maybe you can. Maybe you shouldn't. The market, motivation, familiarity with the process, knowledge of real (0 comments)
We just listed 138 Fayerweather Terrace in the beautiful Black Rock section of Bridgeport, Ct.
In 2007 scenes were filmed on Fayerweather Terrace for Oprah Winfrey's film For One More Day based on the book by Mitch Albom and in 2008 filming took place for All Good Things starring Ryan Gosling and Kirsten Dunst. This is not only a popular film location but it is also one of the most sought after streets in Black Rock. This great family home offers three bedrooms, 2 full baths, eat-in kitchen with new ceramic tile floor, and a lovely backyard with new fencing and deck. (1 comments)
Stratford, Connecticut-Welcome to The Spring Market! - 04/13/09 10:35 AM
It seems like the Spring Market is upon us, as Stratford is seeing a rise in homes that are selling! In Stratford, for single family homes: January saw 74 new listings and 29 homes going on deposit. February had 85 new listings with 26 homes going on deposit. March had 68 new listings with 34 homes going on deposit. and, already for April, 22 homes listed and 18 have already taken a deposit! Curious how The Kasey Group compares? We have 27 homes under deposit/sold! How does the town that you work in compare? (0 comments)
Urge your clients to take advantage of low interest rates! - 04/10/09 09:40 AM
If you are purchasing a home or trying to find ways to lower your current mortgage payment then you should know that there are programs out there for you. Looking to make a purchase? As interest rates remain near the lowest level in decades buyers with strong credit and stable jobs are able to take advantage of low interest rates. If you are a first time home buyer you are eligible for an $8,000 tax credit that does not need to be repaid. "For purposes of the credit, you are considered to be a first-time home buyer if you, and your (0 comments)
When you represent a Buyer Looking at Short Sales : what to do or not do - 04/08/09 12:09 PM
Some great information here and applicable in many "zip codes" including ours Via Elena Martinovici Broker- Phoenix , Arizona (Professional Marketing Realty): Part one : I do a lot of short sales... well not hundreds but a few at the time and have closed a few ( the ones that don't close is most times because the buyer walked away right before the approval came back). I know a lot more about the process from experience now than some agents that have not had any done but are working with buyers. Nothing wrong with that .. buyers agents do a good job and we need them. (0 comments)
Stratford, Connecticut Real Estate - 04/08/09 11:04 AM
Is your listing being promoted? In today's real estate market it is important to utilize the tools that technology has to offer. William Raveis Real Estate prides itself on being a technologically savvy company and has made Raveis.com a globally recognized website that has been visited by almost every country and territory in the world. One of the advantages of listing with The Kasey Group of William Raveis Real Estate is knowing that your listing will be marketed to the fullest. Raveis.com now makes it easy for us as agents to upload our listings to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and various other sites. (0 comments)
Connecticut Real Estate - 04/06/09 01:27 PM
Forbes.com just released their list of America's Most livable Cities and Stamford, Connecticut was listed at #4. Check out the article below or go to http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/01/cities-city-ten-lifestyle-real-estate-livable-cities.html?partner=email for the complete article. America's Most Livable Cities The beer at Gritty McDuff's might be enough to lure people to Portland, Me. Established in 1988, the downtown pub offers a smattering of small-batch ales brewed on the premises in addition to usual tavern treats. From the patio, customers can enjoy a pint along cobblestone streets or retire to the copper-topped bar for a second round. Tasty microbrews aren't the only reason to like Portland. Thanks to (0 comments)
Stratford, Connecticut Real Estate - 04/03/09 03:38 PM
The Kasey Group will be hosting an Open House this Sunday, April 5th from 12-3 at 4285 Main Street in Stratford, Connecticut.
Located in the north end of Stratford, Ct this beautiful home offers living room with fireplace, dining room with gleaming hardwood floors, and eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Listed for just $237,500 this home is a must see! Directions: Main Street-Directly across from Cutspring Deli
I am not a lead.. A video all Realtors should watch! - 04/02/09 01:17 PM
As members of the Real Estate community we wanted to share this video with you. I am not a lead As Real Estate agents we can easily get caught up in the process and forget that buying and selling a home is a major life decision. If you’re a first time homebuyer or selling the home you have lived in for over 20 years the real estate process can be stressful. Let’s give our clients the service they expect and remember that they aren't just a commission check. What does this video say to you? We want to give a special (6 comments)
Connecticut Real Estate - 04/01/09 01:23 PM
Short sales are a wonderful opportunity...if you have the patience. We have been working diligently to get this home sold for the last 4 months and the happy new owners just moved in! This beautiful three bedroom, 1 1/2 bath townhouse-style condominium is located in a quiet development in Fairfield convenient to 95, the train, schools, the University and shopping. (0 comments)
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