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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 5
 The Middlesex Chamber Of Commerce will be holding the next Middlesex Chamber Business After Work February 27th In Rocky Hill, CT at the Sheraton Hartford South Hotel.  The Sheraton Hartford South Hotel is an excellent facility to host a Business After Work Event, so the Middlesex Chamber Busines...

By Rob Rosa, Personal Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway)
Comments 0
Hartford County, Connecticut:  Selling a home can be complex, confusing, and costly for many people. In fact, deciding on the best price is only one of the factors in your home selling strategy.  To help you avoid the most common costly mistakes most homesellers make, a new report has just been r...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 4
“This Realtor is really on her Game”    Hi Joe,I have a client looking for rentals, and put a bug in his ear about buying. He said his credit a year ago was not that good and he hasn't checked it lately. I don't know much about his past issues, and suggested he contact you to see if there is a po...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 12
Two to three years ago VantageScore Solutions and the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) conducted a survey on Do Consumers Really Understand Credit Scores And Their Impact?   The survey  revealed some results I would not have expected, especially among the Millennial Generation. One thing whi...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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According to the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index, the Connecticut housing market has continued to move deeper into buy territory. The BH&J Index is a quarterly report that attempts to answer the question: In today’s Connecticut housing market, is it better to rent or buy a ho...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 11
 The Women's Health Beauty & Bridal Expo At The Mohegan Sun On February 26th.   With over 150 vendors and New York style fashion shows it is the largest Health Beauty & Bridal Expo in Connecticut. Women's Health Beauty & Bridal Expo At The Mohegan Sun On February 26th will be held at the Mohegan ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
Comments 1
According to the National Association of REALTORS most recent Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, married couples in CT once again dominated the first-time homebuyer statistics in 2016 at 58% of all buyers. It is no surprise that having two incomes to save for down payments and contribute to month...

By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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 Aspetuck Village condominium complex, located in the Huntington section of Shelton, CT,  just a short distance from Huntington Center and Brownson Country Club, continues to be a popular community for its wide variety of unit styles and configurations, pricing, location and  probably the biggest...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 11
“Guilty?”  A defendant was on trial for murder. There was strong evidence indicating guilt, but there was no corpse. In the defense's closing statement the lawyer, knowing that his client would probably be convicted, resorted to a trick. "Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I have a surprise for yo...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 5
  Last weeks Old Saybrook Chamber Connections At The Seasons Magazine  which was canceled because of snow, has been rescheduled for this Thursday, February 23rd.  The Old Saybrook Chamber Connections Events are a great way to market your business and yourself in a relaxing casual, social environ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled 'Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief:“Owning a home embodies the promise of individual autonomy and is the aspiration of most American households. Homeownership allow...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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Market Statistics for Southington CT January 2017   Search for Homes in Southington CT Currently in Southington CT there are 171 active residential listings for sale, with 28 new listings being added in January. The homes for sale in Southington CT range from a 840 square ft, 2-bedroom mobile hom...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
Comments 0
Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home in CT has been a close decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced Connecticut home today (30%), vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15%), the choice becomes obvious. Bef...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 10
“Do Your Magic!” Craig, my plow guy at my investment properties and his wife are going to give you a call. They had trouble last time they tried to buy a house, they’re discouraged. Do your magic!You’re the best. Tiffany I wish it was always that simple, unfortunately every situation is unique an...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 4
 The Quinnipiac Chamber has started registration for the Quinnipiac Chamber 2017 Golf League.  There are only 24 spots available, so all Golfers in the Quinnipiac Chamber who want to join need to do so quickly.The Quinnipiac Chamber 2017 Golf League will start up on May 4, 2017, and meet every Th...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 8
 I think these people are nuts but as you can see from the pictures in the flyer above, they may be nuts but they appear to be having a lot of fun.  I could not imagine jumping into ice cold water in the middle of Winter, but that is what participants in the Annual Special Olympics 2017 Penguin P...

By Rob Rosa, Personal Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway)
Comments 0
Welcome To A Free, Valuable, And Fun Resource!​My name is Rob Rosa of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England and Westchester Properties, and I’m a REALTOR® specializing in Rocky Hill and Wethersfield as well as the Greater Hartford & Central CT Areas.  I’m sending you this special letter to ...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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Why I Find Real Estate to be So Comfortable an OccupationAs a Challenge for February, we are being asked to write on the appreciation we have for our jobs. This is easy for me to do not only because I have been at it 15 years, far less than some yet longer than others. I also do not look at it as...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
Comments 49
I Could See That That Buyer Was Not QualifiedI had shown some higher valued properties to a buyer couple and as I often the case, I left behind my business card with the words Thank you written on it. About n hour later I received an angry call and the caller was screaming at me for taking them o...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 13
Liz and Bill Spear are hosting an ActiveRain contest/challenge this month titled "February 2017 Challenge: What I Love About My Job.  For me this is an easy challenge.  It is a challenge I did not have to think about much, and can quickly state many reasons for What I Love About My Job!In my job...

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