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By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that many properties in CT regained equity in the first quarter of 2017. This is great news, since most of the mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation.Price Appreciation = Good News for CT HomeownersFrank Nothaft, CoreLogic’s Chief Eco...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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 The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that CT homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage.Interesting findings in the report include: CT interest rates have remained low and, even though home prices have appreciated around th...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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As CT home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble. Zillow just reported that:“National home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade.”Though that statement is correct,...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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A ready to move in 3 bedroom colonial in the heart of Waterbry CT Zip code 06708.Address:  69 Taft Pointe Waterbury CT 06708MLS# N10230360  Attractivey Priced at $179,900  Well maintained home in the heart of Waterbury's Country Club Rd Neighborhood.  Convenient to highways and services. 400 Sq f...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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In a blog post published last Friday, CNBC’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines the entire CT housing market. The researchers at FAU use a “‘horse race’ comparison between an individual that is buying a home and an individual that rents a...

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 Wolcott CT May 2017  Currently in Wolcott CT there are 88 active residential listings for sale. They range from a 820 square ft, 2-bedroom ranch listed at $94,000 to a 5,300 square ft, 4-bedroom colonial listed at $750,000. The average list price of the homes currently avail...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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According to a recent report by Trulia, “buying is cheaper than renting by an average of 33.1%.” The report may have some people thinking about buying a CT home instead of signing another lease extension, but does that make sense from a financial perspective?Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia’s Chief Econo...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Here are four great reasons to consider buying a CT home today, instead of waiting. 1. Prices Will Continue to Rise CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index reports that home prices have appreciated by 7.1% over the last 12 months. The same report predicts that prices will continue to increase at a r...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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To start the year, housing experts all agreed on one thing: 2017 was going to be the year we would see mortgage interest rates begin to rise. After years of historically low rates, and an improving economy, the question wasn’t if they would increase but instead how much they would increase. Some...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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According to a recent survey conducted by Genworth Financial Inc. at the Annual Mortgage Bankers’ Association Secondary Market Conference, CT mortgage professionals say that first-time buyers still believe a 20% down payment is necessary to buy in today’s market.Nearly 40% of mortgage industry pr...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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While playing golf this week, I happened to notice something strange near one of the sand traps.  Normally i try to stay as far away from the and as possible, but this needed a better look.A turtle thought the soft sand was a perfect place to lay her eggs. She had already dropped some in 2 separa...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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If Your Home Hasn’t Sold Yet… Definitely Check the Price!   The CT residential housing market has been hot. Home sales have bounced back solidly and are now at their fourth highest pace over the past year. Demand has remained strong ­throughout spring as many CT real estate professionals are repo...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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Sunday Open House at 83 Central Ave, Wolcott CT  Sunday June 11, 2017 from 12 noon to 2 PMMLS # N10219776   Current Price $339,000 A 4 bedroom colonial with many upgrades; hardwood floorsBeautiful family home in a private setting with many contemporary upgrades including: Dual pane insulated-glas...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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The 17th annual Taste of Lebanon Festival will be held this weekend, June 9 and 10 at Our Lady of Lebanon Church, 8 East Mountain Rd, Waterbury CT.Taste authentic Lebanese cuisine at the Lebanese Food Festival on the church grounds. Some of the delicacies being offered are: grape leaves taboolee ...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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With new construction there is seldom an issue with building permits being satisfied upon completion of construction. The inspections are done, and if all is proper the Certificate of Occupancy, CO is issued.It is not always that easy when home owners do remodeling and want to keep the town out o...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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What’s My Waterbury CT Country Club Rd Neighborhood Home Worth, May 2017?   Located in the most western end of Waterbury CT, the Country Club neighborhood of Waterbury gets its name due to the presence in that neighborhood of the Waterbury Country Club, one of the most prestigious private golf co...

By Pat & Wayne Harriman, Broker/Owners, Wallingford CT Real Estate
(Harriman Real Estate, LLC (203) 672-4499)
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Don't look now, but the 47th edition of the Most Holy Trinity Bazaar is here! Beginning tonight, June 5th, and running through Saturday, June 10th, this popular event is in its 47th year of providing fun and excitement for kids of all ages. Located at Most Holy Trinity Church at 84 No. Colony Roa...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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The greatest (almost) race in Naugatuck CT. From the starting line at Maple and Water Streets, 25,000 rubber ducks will plunge into the Naugatuck River in attempt to win a prize for their owner.The Duck Days race is a fun event for the residents of Naugatuck and the surrounding towns and is a fun...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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If you are debating listing your CT house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! CT Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes for Sale  The National Association of REALTORS’ (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun recently commented on the inventory: “Last month’s dip in c...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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We took a vacation to the island of Cypress in 1995.  It is an island rich in history with evidence of Roman occupations, and even earlier civilizations in addition to evidence of the island once being completely underwater.At a point mid island on the Greek side, there is a site where one can fi...

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