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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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School starts up in Middletown, CT this week, and when my two sons were growing up the one thing my wife & I would search the newspaper for each in everyday for the month of August was the School Bus Schedule. Back then the Middletown Connecticut School Bus Schedule was not available on the Inter...
By John Anello, Stamford Area Electrician, Call Safe and Sound Electric at 203-536-0021
(Safe and Sound Electric LLC)
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The demand for electricians in the United States has risen in the past few years. Employment of electricians is expected to grow 23 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. U.S. News and World Report ranked "Electrician" as #3 in Best Contruction Jobs. So why is so ...
By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Some industry pundits are saying that the Connecticut housing market may be heading for a slowdown. One of the data points they use is the falling numbers of the Housing Affordability Index, as reported by the National Association of Realtors (NAR).Here is how NAR defines the index:“The Housing A...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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   “They were going to hire a Credit Repair Company”   These clients shared with me that they planned on hiring a credit repair company that charged $150 per month. It would have been a waste of money. I spent an hour with them coaching them on what needed to be done, all of which they could do o...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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 Anyone who follows my blog knows I write about and promote the town I live in, Middletown, CT every week with my Localism blogs. Noah Seidenberg is hosting an ActiveRain contest this month titled "Love Where You Live- An ActiveRain Contest August".  There are several reasons why I feel Middleto...
By Olga Simoncelli, Broker-Owner, RE Consultant, Licensed in CT & NY
(Veritas Prime, LLC)
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BRIDGEWATER, CT COUNTY FAIR 2016   This year the popular Bridgewater County Fair in Connecticut drew more visitors than ever. The event started on Friday, August 19th and ran through the evening of Sunday, August 21st.    The Bridgewater Fair offered its usual attractions of farm animal displays ...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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 Anyone who follows my blog knows I write about and promote the town I live in, Middletown, CT every week with my Localism blogs. Noah Seidenberg is hosting an ActiveRain contest this month titled "Love Where You Live- An ActiveRain Contest August".  There are several reasons why I feel Middletow...
By Olga Simoncelli, Broker-Owner, RE Consultant, Licensed in CT & NY
(Veritas Prime, LLC)
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KENT, CT  SIDEWALK FESTIVAL  Over the week-end of Thursday, August 4 - Sunday, August 7, the town of Kent in Connecticut held a Sidewalk Festival, as they called it, or sort of a street fair. It was a huge success!    The lucky visitors who came out on this beautiful day were treated to various a...
By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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 Some Highlights: The Concept of Supply & Demand is a simple one. The best time to sell something is when supply of that item is low & demand for that item is high! Anything under a 6-month supply is a Seller’s Market! There has not been a 6-months inventory supply in Connecticut since August 201...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Banks Can Play the Bait and Switch Game”  When I ran the numbers, the debt ratio did not work and I let her know. That is when she told me that the current bank said it didn’t matter because they owned the current loan. I hate to see business walk out the door but I let her know I couldn’t get h...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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 The Middletown, CT Wadsworth Mansion Open Air Market & Festival On, August 28th is a really special event to take the whole family to.  The 700 foot long lawn area leading up to the historic Wadsworth Mansion, in Middletown, CT will be transformed into a marketplace & festival for local vendors...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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Night On Main St  in Watertown CTThe Town of Watertown will hold it's monthly Block Party in the Center of town again this week. This will be a little different that the pat events as there will be. in addition to the music and vendors, a special treat for those that like wings.  A taste off betw...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Take That Deal!”    Hello Joe,I hope all is well! I wanted to give you someone who you might be able to help that unfortunately our bank couldn’t. Her name is Connie, she is interested in purchasing a 4 family building that will be used exclusively as rentals. She already has 4 tenants in there,...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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 The 36th Annual Dozynki Polish Festival In New Britain, CT August 27-28, this week end is a combined effort of the The Polonia Business Association and Little Poland.  The Dozynki Festival in New Britain is one of the biggest and best Polish Festival not only in Connecticut but the whole East Co...
By Lisa Brown & The Real Estate Brokerage Group, a professional & experienced Real Estate Team, servicing Fairfield County & Candlewood Lake Area
(The Brokerage of New England)
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Another Successful Sale by The Brokerage Group.  Let US help you SELL your Home!  Call us direct 203-733-1613New Fairfield CT Real Estate 24 Saw Mill Road in New Fairfield, Connecticut was sold on August 22, 2016 by The Real Estate Brokerage Group.   A 4 bedroom Colonial sited on private one-acre...
By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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 Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study revealed that Connecticut buyers are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home.Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment”Connecticut buyers overestimate the down payment fun...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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 It is almost back to school time and the Cross Street A.M.E. Zion Church is trying to getting kids ready for school with their Celebrate Me Cultural Bazaar & Back To School Day On, August 27th.  Cross Street A.M.E. Zion Church has hosted this event for several years now, and are looking forward ...
By Nancy Manby, Your Fairfield County CT Realtor
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Dear Mr. Seller,I have buyers that are looking in the price range of your home.  Unfortunately however, I can't show yours.  Because you currently have an active listing contract with another agent, I can't privately tell you why.  Hopefully you will find this blog and my reasons may give you som...
By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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 There are some people that have not purchased a Connecticut home because they are uncomfortable taking on the obligation of a mortgage. Everyone should realize that, unless you are living with your parents rent free, you are paying a mortgage - either yours or your landlord’s.As The Joint Center...
By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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 Roy Kelley - Well, Jiminy Crickets! I missed ActiveRain yesterday and just noticed on Gita Bantwal post that Roy had a BIRTHDAY yesterday, August 21st! Hope everyone has a chance to send this young man VERY HAPPY Birthday wishes!!!                          Roy, may ALL your birthday wishes come ...

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