Carey's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - RES.0782738
I am a writer of articles for some newspapers as well as a realtor in Litchfield County.
I just read that people are suddenly showing  a preference for living in cities due to the higher cost of travel to work. That made me think about water not gas. Connecticut has a plentiful amount of water in the ground, in it's rivers lakes and ponds and in the air. It falls as rain, snow sleet...
The community at Woodridge Lake, Goshen Connecticut, just a stone's throw from the historic town of Litchfield is a gem among gems. 385 Acres of private pristine clear and sparkling lake waters in a perfect tree lined site. The residents own the lake and access is limited to residency. Facilities...
This is a recent promotional piece I created for my former firm that tells the story in pictures of the lovely little New England village of Litchfield and the lake side community known as Woodridge Lake where we concentrate on second home sales. i took most of the photos and enhanced them sligh...
04/02/2008 San Francisco Chronicle - Buyer Sues Agent Where will it end? Can a buyer's agent really be responsible for the buyer paying more for a house than then house is worth sometime later? Caveat Emptor this is the Wiki : Under t...
I think we should have had better choices, a person like NY's mayor Bloomberg who seems to run his fiefdom economically and in a user friendly manner would be an excellent choice of chief executive. After all he is a CEO and running the USA must require the same talents plus some "mindfulness". T...
Open Message to the MLS Software Suppliers: I subscribe to Pro. I have emailed several times over the last few months with suggestions but had no reply. There should be more control on the pages which have listings such as featured listings and or own office listings. These should include: Order ...
I recently had to use my wife's Highlander for a few weeks and although it is a top model the audio system does not link up with my bluetooth phone. So I began to look into bluetooth earphones. My last expereince with them was not good. Of course, being an early adopter the early products were st...
Actually we've had a very busy end of the year with walk in and phone in traffic strengthening. It always seems the radio guys are off by a few months. Yesterday they were still talking down the slight upward trend of November. Meanwhile we seems to have had more closings suddenly. Is the market ...
Merry Christmas. We're not working today. Except for all the people at all the dinner parties who might vaguely be interested in buying a property. Don't you think that Christmas is a good time to think about buying yourself a new home. One with a bigger fireplace for all the socks? And flu for a...
I listened today to an NPR show about customer service featuring Yale and UCONN professors. It was interesting and they quoted a lot of research about how good customer service wins business. It seemed like they were discovering America Then someone from Netflix came on and after he finished gett...

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