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Real Estate Agent - Johnson Real Estate, Inc. - RES.0761759



Gas prices are getting everyone down.. and at this point there is nothing we can do about it, except to try to find humor.  I hope this brightens everyones day that sees this. I went out to get gas this morning.. and went to my usually Gulf Station in Cromwell, CT.  Either someone has a sense of ...
CROMWELL LANDING, CROMWELL CT This area in Cromwell, CT is an area that not many know of or go to.  It is a find... Cromwell Landing is located right on the Connecticut River.  It is a park like area with picnic tables and benches. The area was recently planted with flowers.. I think Geraniums.. ...
The internet is the first source of information for people when they look for home. is the most viewed website for this.  Usually when someone sees a property is of interest they contact a realtor. I recently signed clients who did this.  The home they saw online ended up not being w...
There is hope that the market is turning around and that clients are starting to buy again. I had a closing today, in Cromwell, CT... one we all dream of.  I had been working on this one for a few months.  It was one that needed a lot of care and due diligence.  I represented both the seller and ...
When I meet people in my travels the one question I get every now and then is "What Makes Connecticut So GREAT???"  I started a group for this, and if anyone has anything to add.. please feel free to do so. For one... There is Lake Compounce in Bristol/Southington, CT.  Over the years I've taken ...
Connecticut.. Why is it great to be here??? For one, it is the place for great restaurants.  If you are in the mood for finger licking good Barbecue and SUCCULENT pulled pork, the restaurant for you is the Cookhouse in New Milford, CT at 31 Danbury Road (860) 355-4111.  I've been here numerous ti...
Working for an independent broker I try to go over and above job expections, not only for my clients but for fellow realtors.  I feel we should all try to work together. As most know, in Cromwell, CT we have gone through a revaluation within last year, and everyone is wondering what the new mill ...
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND Yes, it is Memorial Day Weekend, and this is the time when we should say thank you to all the military personnel.. Ones that are overseas, and all that are stateside.  This weekend I too, have cause to celebrate.... and to give thanks. My sister SSG Stacy Osterhoudt, ca...
It was a beautiful morning... getting up at 4am to go to Bristol, CT to see the hot-air balloon regatta.  Hot air balloons, all different colors and shapes.... 60 in all.  This was supposed to be held at the Bristol Eastern High School, in Bristol, CT according to the New York Times, starting at ...
HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND    This coming weekend is one that should be spent with family and friends.  Cleaning off the grill, opening pools and the taste of beer with hot dogs and hamburgers.   This weekend, however, there could be buyers wanting to look at some homes and getting ready to make ...

Valerie Osterhoudt

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