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Barbara Altieri, CT REALTOR®, serving Fairfield County and surrounding areas.



What a Difference a Day Makes! -- CT Nor'easter I really don't know what possessed me to take this one picture on Friday. I knew we were getting snow, and I guess I thought if we had enough I would take a picture of the 'after'.   While we out at a wedding yesterday afternoon during the Nor'Easte...
What Are The Property Tax Rates in Fairfield County CT?If I had a dollar for every time I am asked what the property tax mil rates are in various Fairfield County CT towns,  I’d probably be able to pay my own tax bill for the year. (Well, that’s a stretch….but wishful thinking).  Property tax rat...
6 Ways to Lower Your Energy CostsI just walked around my house and shut off eight lights – yes 8 --  that no one was using.  My family seems to think light switches go only one way – in the ‘on’ position.   They just don’t turn anything off.  They wait for me to shut everything off. Sometimes I t...
Are You and Your Family Fire Safe? My heart sank yesterday when I heard that a 7-year old boy was killed in an early morning house fire in a neighboring town. While details are still unknown, I can’t help but think how many tragedies like this can be prevented with simple fire safety measures.Did...
Beechwood Market Celebrates 52nd Anniverary in Huntington Plaza Shelton CT Beechwood Market in Huntington Plaza Shelton CT will be celebrating its 52nd anniversary in the area and 88 years in business on Saturday, October 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m with lots of incredible specials, samplings, and...
Advice for Sellers: How to Get an Offer on Your HomeSelling your home is really not rocket science.  There ARE factors involved, though, that work together to help get an offer on your home and get it sold!   Be realistic about the pricing.  Establish a price range and price your home at the lowe...
Oil, Oil, Toil and Trouble – Home Heating Oil Plans in CTI finally got my act in gear today and signed up for a home heating oil delivery plan that is capped out at $3.749 a gallon.   I’ve been procrastinating because I am not a cold weather person and getting my oil plan set up for the winter ju...
Szabos Seafood Celebrates First Year Anniversary in Shelton CT with FREE Seafood Sampler How would like to taste some delectable seafood samples for FREE? What? Where? On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, Szabos Seafood on 615 Howe Avenue in Shelton CT is celebrating its one year anniversary in the Sh...
Fairfield County CT Real Estate Market Report ~ January to September 2010-2011 Where exactly is Fairfield County in the State of Connecticut (CT)? What cities and towns are in Fairfield County?  Where can you get quick access to information about each town? How's the market this year in Fairfield...
Shelton CT Condo Market Report ~ September 2011 ~ Shelton CT Real Estate The condo market report in Shelton CT for September 2011 compared to the same period last year was UP UP UP! Sales were up 22% Average List Price was up 48%. Yes, you read that right. Average Selling Price was up 50%.  Anoth...

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