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By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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  Stratford CT single family home sales for May 2016 INCREASED 15% as compared to May 2015 sales.   Listing and closed price averages were both down 7%.  The median went down 8%.  Read here about the difference between the sales average and median home price.  Days on the market went DOWN 1%. The...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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 Homes sales in Monroe CT for May 2016 showed a 32% INCREASE IN SALES compared to May 2015.Average list and sales prices both INCREASED 5% with the median going UP 7%.   Visit this link to understand  the difference between median and averages.  The market absorption rate was at 4.56 months.  Tra...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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      “Stop Selling, Let your Past Clients do it for you”   I received a referral from a Florida Realtor but after a short conversation it was obvious that the woman she referred was hesitant to work with someone a thousand miles away.  I let her know that I completely understood and recommended ...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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The 2016 Middletown, Connecticut 4th Of July Fireworks Festival, has been scheduled for this Friday, July 1st.  This year's Fourth of July Fireworks Festival in Middletown, CT will follow a similar format to the last two year's Fourth of July Fireworks Festival. There will be a music festival bef...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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Sitting on the rail of the bridge that allows walkers to cross from the 9th green to the 10th green was this red tail hawk.  It seemed unfazed, and possibly not impressed with the golfers on the tee waiting their turn to hit. It took flight, possibly to find a better caliber of golfer, or maybe j...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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 May 2016 home sales in Trumbull CT were UP 8% as compared to May 2015 sales. The average listing and selling prices for April both went down 4%.  The median home price INCREASED 2%.  This is a good example of understanding the difference between the sales average and median home price. Going for...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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  Shelton CT single family home sales for May 2016 were exactly the same as compared to May 2015 sales. Both listing average and closed sales averages went UP 38% and 36% respectively with the median INCREASING 40%.  This median is in line with the sales price average, but it is important to  und...
By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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As the temperature rises, Connecticut buyers are coming out ready to purchase their dream homes. The summer is a great time to list your home for sale. Here are five reasons why:1. Demand Is Strong in Connecticut The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) show...
By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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Greenwich Homes Under $600,000 For Sale ~ Connecticut 2016.June 29th, 2016Currently on the Greenwich MLS there are 706 single family homes for sale ranging in price from a high of $65 million for an 80 acre estate in the private community of Conyers Farm to a 2 bedroom, 800 square foot home on Ni...
By Deborah Laemmerhirt, CT, Ridgefield,Wilton,Greenwich,NewCanaan, Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
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Top 6 Advantages of Owning a Second Home in Lake Zoar Before you shop for Lake Zoar real estate for your second home, you need to be sure about the decision you are about to make. Whether you are looking for an investment property, a getaway, or a retirement place in the future, owning a second h...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Preparing Clients for the Mortgage Application Process”   After working with Christina for a number of months we handled a couple of items on the credit report that showed they were in collections. Even though they were old they were being reported on the credit report each month.  She had been ...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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May 2016 Real Estate Market Statistics for Watertown CT Currently in Watertown CT there are 162 active residential listings for sale, with 27 new listings being added in May. The homes for sale in Watertown CT range from a 1,611 square ft, 4-bedroom REO cape listed at $45,000 to a 8,500 square ft...
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 May 2016   Search for Homes in Southington CT Currently in Southington CT there are 281 active residential listings for sale, with 46 new listings being added in May. The homes for sale in Southington CT range from a 696 square ft, 2-bedroom mobile home listed...
By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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In today’s Connecticut housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, Connecticut home values are increasing rapidly. One major challenge in such a market is the bank appraisal.If prices are surging, it is difficult for appraisers to find adequate, comparable sales (similar hou...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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 On my way home the other evening just before dinner these turkeys decided to cross the road in front of me.  They may have just been Going For A Walk Before Dinner, but if they are not more careful crossing the street they will end up being someones dinner.  *************************************...
By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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According to CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report, Connecticut homeowners regained equity and are no longer underwater on their mortgage in the first quarter. Homes with negative equity have decreased by 21.5% year-over-year.A study by Fannie Mae suggests that many Connecticut homeowners are not awar...
By Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties)
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65th Annual Bridgewater Country Fair, Bridgewater, CT August 19th - 21, 2016! The raffle tickets are just waiting for you!!!Winning the grand prize would be fantastic, winning any of the other prizes would be great too! But why haven't you purchased your raffle tickets yet? I was thinking the oth...
By Pat & Wayne Harriman, Broker/Owners, Wallingford CT Real Estate
(Harriman Real Estate, LLC (203) 672-4499)
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The days are getting longer, the kids are out of school, and the temperatures are getting warmer and warmer. What better way to handle those three events than by taking a cooling dip in the community pool?Wallingford’s Community Pool will opened June 18th and will be open until August 14th, remai...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Old Debt May Not Just Fade Away”  Hi Joe, I appreciate the credit report that you sent me. I reviewed the items that you marked that need to be settled. One of the collection items is for an old obligation that must be 10 years old. I thought these items can only stay on my credit report for 7 y...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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 Middletown, CT, CT is a very divers town.  We have a vibrant down, as well as working farms.  The picture above as well as the pictures below are of farms just down the street from me, less than 1/4 mile away.  Besides the cows, horses, and crops on these farms, they also grow their own hay.  Th...

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