buying a home danbury ct: Can You Get Property Maps Online in Danbury,CT? - 06/10/19 08:35 AM
One of the most common questions that I'm asked by home buyers when showing single family homes in Danbury,Ct,how far does the property go?There is good news for home buyers or home sellers.  You can get a basic plot for any Danbury,Ct real estate site by going to the town assessor's office website, plugging in the address & click on the map it button.
Another useful tool is the city of Danbury's GIS (Geographical Information System) website. You can measure lengths, identify abutting property owners, get an idea of where the building is set on the property and more. You can view on … (1 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Repairs Are Written Into The Contract When You Buy Or Sell A Home - 11/12/18 10:29 AM
Any negotiated repairs are agreed to and then added into the formal contract. Buyers can sign the contract with the provision of the repairs being done before closing. The repairs are not typically done right after the contract, as sellers need to time arrangements with their contractor.  Prior to closing, the sellers are to provide a 'paid in full' receipt from their contractor and the buyer will see that the work has been done at the final walk-through due to their satisfaction.
If the seller does not do the work that was agreed into in the contract, then the attorneys have to speak about what to do. I … (1 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: I Just Want To Look At Houses in the Danbury,CT Area... - 10/19/18 01:54 PM
I ask people do you want to see homes or do you really need to move & financially ready to move? The 2nd part of the question is the most important. If one is looking for ideas of decorating, you can get ideas of what some people are doing by looking online at various home listings or stopping by public open houses.  
If you want to see homes and financially ready, we should also talk about your time-frame. If you are not committing to moving for two years, we can out once or twice for an overall of available properties, but shouldn't go out of a … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Where's The Best Place To Buy a Home in Greater Danbury Area - 05/31/18 01:45 PM
Believe it or not, the Greater Danbury area encompasses over 200 square miles of territory. Due to the large size, there is a wide variety of settings and real estate options that your disposal. The towns in the area include Danbury.Bethel,Brookfield,New Fairfield, New Milford, Sherman, Ridgefield, Redding, Newtown, Southbury,Middlebury and Woodbury-a cumulative estimated population of 265,845 per Census data. 
Whether you are looking to be near a town center, a planned community of similar homes, along a former farm road offering peace and quiet, one or near the largest recrestional lake in the state, a maintenance free townhome or finding the perfect newer home, the Greater … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: How Can I See The Inside of Homes in Person in Danbury,CT? - 03/08/18 10:02 AM
As a home buyer, I am sure that you are on several different websites and using different apps on your smart phone or tablets in hopes of striking gold-the perfect new home for sale. When you see a home online-what do you do to get an in person look. If you are already working with buyers agent, contact them to make a visit. Under Connecticut consumer protection law, home buyers must have a contact with their agent in order to introduce them to homes that are not listed with their brokerage firm or the agent themselves must sign an exclusive right to … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Let's Find You A Home in Danbury,CT Area - 08/30/17 08:58 AM
House hunting should be an exciting time. You can actively searching for a new place to hang your hat for the next several years, new memories, a different environment to where you are most likely living now. You may have to be moving to the Danbury,CT due to a job transfer, outgrowing your current home & can not afford to upgrade where to you live now, lack of affordable real estate to become an owner where you are know, a change in scenery, moving to be closer to family or simply wanting a vacation home.
Once you get your wish list together as well … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Can We See That House in Danbury,CT? - 05/01/17 10:12 AM
As a home buyer in the Greater Danbury and Candlewood Lake region, one of the first thing that you do is what to see a home. However, that is not usually how it works. If you are not going to an open house, you need your real estate agent or the agent for the sellers to let you in.If you don't have a real estate agent in mind that you'd like to work with, I recommend intereviewing an agent to represent your interests.
Just as you would ask about the home buying process, as your real estate agent, I would be asking … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Why did you tell me that? - 01/22/17 01:46 PM
I'm under obligation to disclosure any material fact. For example, I arrived to show a property about 10 minutes before the my clients arrived. The sellers were going to be home. I introduce myself and give them my busineess card as their request. They start talking and say that can't really can't take the weather up here much and can't wait to close on their new home out of the area. I have an obligation to disclose that to the buyers, as they may be able to secure a better deal on the home. In addition, if I'm working to the … (1 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Selling Your Home and Purchasing a New Home in Danbury,CT - 10/23/13 05:29 AM
One of things to think about when you are selling your home in the Danbury area is where you would go if the house sells. One of great things about being in Danbury is there is a number of apartment complexs that may offer shorter term rentals (6 months or longer) so you can move out of your home and have time to look for your next home. You don't have to buy the first house you see and have time to explore several options and new properties may come on the market. However, short terms rentals typically cost more per month … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Buying a home requires some comprosing and decisions - 10/08/13 07:53 AM
When you are look at homes, there are several things to consider. Location, size, neighborhood, and price range are clearly on the top of many of clients wish list. However, once we go out and see a few properties in the Danbury area, often times buyers get a better idea of of what they can get for the $, what they can live with and what is non-negotiable. Each client's needs are different, but things that can or won't be comprised include amount of work they are willing to take own, parking, storage, distance to the highway or yard.
More often that than, clients evaluate their … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Buying a home in Danbury,CT? - 09/16/13 07:29 AM
As a licensed real estate professional, I have access to all of the available properties on the  market! It does not matter who the property is up marketed with, I have access to the property and  can provide the information that you are looking for.
I make commitments to you the buyer to find the right property for your needs, the use of my knowledge & expertise, and more.  By working with me, I offer you a full service ranging including property requirements, the selection process, review of the sales, negotiation skills and follow up efforts leading to the closing. 
While … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: What is included when you sell your home? - 07/24/13 04:19 AM
What is included when you sell or buy a home?
When I have clients that hire me to sell their home, I have them fill out an inclusion sheet. It mentions what you would like to leave for the buyer, what goes or what is not applicable to your property.
Items on this sheet include the appliances, such as oven, refrigerator, air conditioner and washer/dryer. Another section talks about interior items, for example window treatments, fireplace items, and lighting.  A third section mentions exterior items such as a grill and pool equipment.  The final section has a few blank spaces where you … (2 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Building Inspections - 06/03/13 07:09 AM
You do a building inspection to learn about a home. You get a comprehensive evaluation of the property you are considering purchasing. It is a crucial part of the home buying process. The inspector goes through the house to bottom, inside and out, so you get a through evaluation of the house and how things work.
Every home, whether it is new construction or already built, should be inspected. A home is your largest investment and you should know that the home will be in working order before moving along in the process and eventually getting to closing.  I understand it … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: You Buy a Home Because You Want to Live There - 11/21/12 01:18 AM
It is not fun making offers on homes. Once you find your dream house, it is something that you have to do so you can try to make that become your home. It is stressful. Buying a home is a long term investment and there are many thoughts that go through your head, such as will the sellers take it, what happens if there are issues with the inspection, etc,etc. Making offers just to make offers it not fun. There is a lot of paperwork and time invested.If you are going to make offers on several houses,just for take sake of … (2 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: The difference between buying a car and a home! - 11/13/12 02:33 AM
Buying a home is a different than buying a car. Like with most major purchases, you should be planning and budgeting. Instead of researching brands, you research towns and neighborhoods that you would like to live in. You couldn’t have to go dealer to dealer to look at what they have in stock. When buying a home, you typically work with just one realtor, who you know, comes referred to you or found online, who specializes or has me experience working in your town, neighborhoods and price range.  Unlike a car dealer, you do not have to lot to lot or … (1 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Questions you may have when buying a home in the Danbury CT region - 10/24/12 03:19 AM
There are a lot of decisions that buyers have to choose and things that could happen along the road for buying a house. These are just a short list of things to ask yourself or your agent along the way?
-What town do I want to live in?-Why should I own a house opposed to rent?-What neighborhoods do I want to live?-How do I find out how much I can spend?-Is a through street OK or do I want to live in a cul de sac or queiter street?-Is the house big enough for me, now and in the future?-Can I … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Did you know? Food for thought for first time buyers - 07/09/12 07:59 AM
Did you know?
-In some neighborhoods, it is cheaper to own now than what the average rent with be.
-With home ownership, you build equity over time and there are tax benefits for owners.
-You can make improvements to the property, and not need permission for your landlord. With certain improvements, you can increase your home’s value.
-Banks are still loaning money.They are more stringent compared to years pasts and it might take a little bit longer to get a mortgage. Mortgage rates are very low now!
-When you own a home, you can always sell it or rent it out to generate income when it … (1 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Helpful home buying tips - 04/03/12 07:45 AM
Sometimes a lower priced home can cost you more than a one highest at a higher price. In some areas, the property taxes and common charges are considerably. I even know of two similar properties, one is listed for $20,000 less in a different town, similar property with age and square footage. It would be a similar commute for my client, and she liked both developments.  Both were priced pretty well based on recent sales When she talked to her bank, it turned out the less expensive would cost her $200 a month more.  It is because the common fees & … (0 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Things to Consider When Buying a Home - 09/28/11 04:54 PM
When buying a home, you need to figure out what the most important things are the most in a home are:
-Location: How far you are looking to commute? Are there any particular neighborhoods that you prefer over others?
-Type of neighborhood: Do you want to be downtown, in a suburban area, in a neighborhood with a lake or beach, in a country setting, or
-Property type: Are you looking for a single family home, condo or multi family home.
-Style of home: Is there any particular style of a home that you are drawn to?
-Price: How much has your mortgage broker approved … (4 comments)

buying a home danbury ct: Get Your Property Surveyed - 09/14/11 05:19 AM
One of the things that I suggest clients that are purchasing or selling  a single family home is to have a survey done. A survey helps shows the property boundaries,  verify the size of the land that house is on, shows any easements, shows what is specify on the property (driveway,house, outbuilding, trees,etc), verifies information on the deed, and helps you avoid any possible legal problems down the road.
I have heard an instance where there was a stone wall in the very front of a house that most people would think was the property line between the house they were buying … (1 comments)

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