milford: Just Listed In Great River!! - 02/04/11 12:58 AM
$575,000 … (2 comments)

milford: It's that time of year again... - 09/20/10 08:36 AM
We need your help!
194,280 new cases and 40,610 deaths from breast cancer were expected to be reported for 2009. By making a tax-deductible donation or by purchasing Raffle Tickets today, you are providing hopeful futures for our loved ones and friends. You may not know someone who has breast cancer, but let’s give everyone a fighting chance. This year marks the 6th anniversary for the William Raveis Charitable Fund, Inc. and the William Raveis Breast Cancer Research Fund. We’ve Raised $1.3 Million Dollars over the course of the past 5 years in support of those diagnosed with breast cancer and … (0 comments)

milford: This is sure to brighten your day! - 09/01/10 06:52 AM
Have the end of summer blues? Well this video is sure to cheer you up. Thanks to Tom Ferry for this Real Estate Swagger Rap Music Video. By Stacy Pfannkuch on September 1, 2010 The Kasey Group Sells... … (3 comments)

milford: YADDA YADDA YADDA... - 08/10/10 08:41 AM
YADDA YADDA YADDA...Remember that Seinfeld episode when Elaine is recapping a date and she says something like, "We had the bisque and then yadda yadda yadda."  Jerry says, "Hey you left out the best part of the story", to which Elaine replies, "No.  I mentioned the bisque." 
Think about your home....what would someone who comes to see it at an open house say was the best part?  
Here's some comments I've heard:
"The colors here are just beautiful" "Obviously, this is the boys room"...decorated with pictures of half naked girls "Are these owners smokers?" "What is that smell?"...oh, just a … (0 comments)

milford: Attention Renters! - 08/10/10 05:26 AM
WANTED: Responsible Renters
Dedicated, full time real estate professional seeking responsible renters.   Qualifications include: good payment history, high credit scores and steady income.   Call now, you will receive sought after real estate advice and information, care and attention which will wisk you off to a pleasant and successful home closing.
 
Some days, I just think, maybe it's just that simple.   Good renters make great home-owners. 
 
By Megan O'Connell Albright on August 10, 2010
 
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milford: Deal of the century? - 08/06/10 02:34 AM
You want to buy a home and it seems like everyone you know has advice to give you but you still don’t know who to listen too. Check out the video below on items that you should pay attention to when looking for a home. It could save you a lot of headaches in the end. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
To Recap: Water in the basement- look for water marks on the walls and if items are stored off the floor. Water issues in the basement can cost a lot to repair – … (2 comments)

milford: Don't just assume - 08/04/10 09:11 AM
You ask your friend who cuts their hair but not who sold their home?  
I am always surprised that buyers sellers would just call an office and work with whomever is on floor(meaning whoever answers the phone).  Agents on floor time can be really great, but is the only criteria for picking an agent the one who happened to answer the phone when you called?   
With hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line, specific criteria for the job to be done is important.   
Does the agent have an aggressive marketing plan? How many homes has the agent sold? … (0 comments)

milford: Timing is everything! - 07/21/10 07:21 AM
Timing is everything!  Have you ever heard that one?  Well in real estate no truer words have ever been spoken.   You know this can apply to the up market, the down market, the interest rates. 
How about this.. getting through the door to that really great new listing!  Timing is everything.  Are you working with an agent who is actively looking for your next home?  
If you are really ready to move you need to see the homes first, as soon as they hit the market.   Great homes come..but they also go...if your agents timing is off, you will miss out.
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milford: New Mill Rates - 07/14/10 05:04 AM
New Mill Rates went into effect as of July 1, 2010.  
 Bridgeport- 39.64 Fairfield- 19.27 Milford- 28.44 Monroe- 28.26 Newtown- 24.00 Shelton- 18.61 Stratford- 33.32 Trumbull- 24.54   Multiple your assessment by the mill rate and you will have you new tax amount.  
ex:  250,000(assessment) x 33.32(Stratford mill rate)= 8,330,000 new tax amount- $8,330  
Due to the market fluctuation some towns have done a blanket reassessment while others have reassessed properties on a case-to-case basis. Contact your town hall for more information.  
 
By Heather Rebb on July 14, 2010
 
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milford: Quick... - 07/06/10 07:44 AM
FSBO... What does it stand for?
HAFA... potentially the trickiest acronym of all in the Real Estate field, but not if you know the process.
In order to reduce the number of foreclosures in the US, the Treasury Department introduced a new federal program that makes it easier to process a short sale for people unable to keep their homes.
Check out www.makinghomeaffordable.com for more information.
And by the way, Home Afforable Foreclosure Alternative (HAFA).
 
By Karin Stocknoff on July 6, 2010
 
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milford: Be Prepared - 06/30/10 07:34 AM
Semper Paratus...   The old boy scout saying is true, be prepared.  
When the time is right to buy you need to be prepared.  Don't wait until you have found your dream home to speak to a mortgage broker and to get your finances in order.   Remember, getting a pre-qualification can take time, time you may not have when you are anxious to make an offer.   Look for important documents, like bank statements, taxes and  W-2's.   Spend time deciding how much money you have to put down on a home and where will your deposit come from.  Be sure what price range you are comfortable with.   
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milford: Don't you just love a bargain! - 06/29/10 08:25 AM
My heart skips a beat when I see a red CLEARANCE sign.  I don't go into a store without my coupons.  It's not like I believe I should get something for nothing (although I do play the lottery), but why pay more when you don't have to?  I never come home and tell my husband what I spent.  I come home and tell him how much I saved.  Yes, yes, yes...the receipt may say $200 on the credit card, but I saved $75! 
I believe that everyone should get a bargain too, so when I hear that you can lower your … (2 comments)

milford: Tell me how you really feel... - 06/28/10 03:56 AM
I love the home!  If that's how you feel, tell your agent.  Too often buyers will take the stance that 'if it's meant to be, it will be' or 'it's ok if we don't get it'.  Every agent has had this happen.  A client loses a home, either in a bidding war or by not moving on it fast enough or waiting for 'something' to happen that never does.  Then they compare every home from that point forward to the home they 'lost'.  
Buyers need to tell their agent, 'I really want this home' the agent will take the lead from there, preparing and … (3 comments)

milford: Is now the time to buy? - 06/25/10 08:21 AM
If you watch the news, read the paper, or talk to just about anyone you have probably heard that now is the time to buy, but is it really?
With June being the National Homeownership month it is important to remember that the process of buying and selling a home is different for everyone.  If now is the time to buy for you the following five steps will be helpful in your quest to be a homeowner.
1.  Get Educated. A little mortgage know-how goes a long way toward ensuring you get an affordable mortgage.
Before you hire an agent or find … (2 comments)

milford: Should you wait for interest rates to drop?? - 05/25/10 07:42 AM
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy
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milford: ONLY 23 DAYS LEFT!! - 04/07/10 01:48 AM
There is still time to take advantage of the $8,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit!Time is ticking away for potential homebuyers hoping to take advantage of an $8,000 federal tax credit. This weekend the first-ever REALTOR® Nationwide Open House Weekend will be held giving sellers an opportunity to showcase their home while the federal buyer tax credit is still available. Can't make it to an open house this weekend?  Then check out these properties online:32 Kent Avenue in Bridgeport, Connecticut697 Cove Road Unit 2g in Stamford, Connecticut99 Allyndale Drive in Stratford, Connecticut24 Roslie Drive in Bridgeport, ConnecticutFor a complete list of our … (2 comments)

milford: Nationwide Open House Weekend! - 04/06/10 02:44 AM
 

The Kasey Group will be participating in the first-ever REALTOR® Nationwide Open House Weekend April 10-11! 
On April 11th, 18th and 25th William Raveis Real Estate and The Kasey Group will welcome spring with open houses in Trumbull, Stratford, Milford, and Monroe. Be on the lookout for William Raveis Blue and come see what properties are available in your neighborhood. Bring your family and friends and be amongst the over 10,000 people expected to enjoy this unique showcasing of homes!
 
 
April 11, 2010 The Kasey Group will be hosting open houses at:
99 Beardsley Parkway, Trumbull from 1-4
20 Hillside … (0 comments)

milford: Existing home sales rose again in November - 12/24/09 01:19 AM
Another Big Gain in Existing-Home Sales
Existing-home sales rose again in November as first-time buyers rushed to close sales before the original Nov. 30 deadline for the recently extended and expanded tax credit, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.Existing-home sales - including single-family, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops - rose 7.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.54 million units in November from 6.09 million in October, and are 44.1 percent higher than the 4.54 million-unit pace in November 2008. Current sales remain at the highest level since February 2007 when they hit 6.55 million.Lawrence Yun, NAR chief … (0 comments)

milford: Help your client SELL their home! - 12/23/09 02:40 AM
10 Big-Impact, Low-Cost Remodeling Projects
Working with sellers who have some-but not unlimited-cash for upgrades? Here are budget-minded enhancements you can suggest to make their home stand out.
 1. Tidy up kitchen cabinets.
"Potential buyers do open kitchen cabinets and look inside," says Morrissey. "Home owners can add rollout organizing trays so when buyers peek in, they feel like there's lots of room for their stuff."
2. Add or replace tile.
"By retiling very inexpensively, you make a room look way cleaner that it was," says Javier Zuluaga, owner of Home Repairs and Remodeling LLC in Tempe, Ariz. "Every city has … (1 comments)

milford: Home Buyer Tax Credit Myths - 11/09/09 02:41 AM
Congress has passed new legislation that extends the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit of up to $8,000 to first-time home buyers until April 30, 2010. The new legislation also includes a credit to grant up to $6,500 credit to current home owners purchasing a new or existing home between November 7, 2009 and April 30, 2010. The video below investigates the top six myths surrounding the new home buyer tax credit. Let us help you take advantage of the new home buyer tax credit! … (2 comments)

 
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