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MONTHLY BOTTLE DRIVE APRIL 2RD, 2011 Yes, it has been some time since I've mentioned this bottle drive. It seems that the word has not gotten out there yet for this event, and the Boys Scouts can use your help with the donation of every recyclable cans and bottles you have.    Saturday, April 2n...
There have been a lot of changes in the FHA guidelines, and I just came across another one.  Recently a listing of mine went under deposit, with the buyer going FHA. Everything was going smoothly... maybe that should have been a signal right there.  The appraisal was done, and the good news is th...
As most of us do, we get caught up in our daily lives.  Before you know it a week or two has gone by since you have seen or talked with a particular friend.  Today I made a point of going back to Brookfield CT and and getting reacquainted with people I hadn't seen in a while.  It felt good to go ...
OPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY MARCH 27TH, 2011 FROM 1:00 TO 3:00 PM SYLVAN RUN VILLAGE, MIDDLETOWN, CT $20,000 PRICE REDUCTION 23 Candlewood Lane MIDDLETOWN, CT Do you collect classic/antique cars? Then this home is for you. This home can accomodate up to 5 vehicles.. includes lift. 3BR/2BA Single Family H...
No, you do not need to adjust your monitors.  Those white spots are not dust.. YES... it snowed again.  Can you believe this?   FOR ACCURATE INFORMATION ON REAL ESTATE... CONTACT YOUR LOCAL AGENT    Info about the author: Valerie Osterhoudt is a Cromwell Connecticut Residential Realtor who can a...
Spring Renewal... Time to shake off the cobwebs and move forward in life and business.    When I hear the saying "Spring Renewal", many thoughts come to mind.  When I was  growing up, it was all about changing clothes from winter to spring.  It is going from cold to warm weather and adjustments n...
Update on buying verses renting in today's market for consumers  I've been asked this question over th last few months by many potential buyers.  Should I continue to rent, or should I buy in this market?  I came across this information and it was backup by Barbara Dennison (also a member of Acti...
I'm posting this blog again to remind buyers that if you are out in the area today of Middletown CT, please stop by my open house at 23 Candlewood Lane. For some reason, these blog I posted earlier in the week, is not showing the pictures of this property.. and I wanted to insure that anyone that...
I was on a walk today, and came across these Spring flowers trying to bloom... yet winter is still showing it's presents.  I guess you can call this "Overlapping seasons".   FOR ACCURATE INFORMATION ON REAL ESTATE... CONTACT YOUR LOCAL AGENT    Info about the author: Valerie Osterhoudt is a Crom...
Portland CT Market Report for February 2011   My market report gives you the real estate activity for the town of Portland CT for the month of February.  Portland is a great residential town with easy access into Hartford, and is an excellent location for first time home-buyers because of the val...

Valerie Osterhoudt

ABR, Cromwell, CT Real Estate ~ 860.883.8889
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