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Want to "buy" into a novel idea?   Best deals for "self-help" and "get rich" books and other material is not at Amazon.com.  Nope!  Go to Salvation Army and Goodwill. (The link is to shopping Goodwill on-line)   Check out your area second hand store.  Why pay hundreds of dollars at 2am in the mor...

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   "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans".  John Lennon quotes (English Singer, Songwriter and Political Activist.)       My day is planned and organized in writing, yet it transitions into something different as my life is penciled in to other people's plans.      The...

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Counterculture author, icon Kurt Vonnegut Jr. dies at 84By Mark Feeney, Globe Staff  |  April 12, 2007Kurt Vonnegut Jr., whose blend of absurdist humor, science fiction, and antiestablishment politics made his novels "Slaughterhouse-Five" and "Cat's Cradle" campus classics in the '60s and '70s, d...

By Ruthman Real Estate
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Current Market Analysis - Condo Activity   Fairfield Connecticut  StatusClassTypeAreaNo. of ListingsDollar VolumeAverage PriceMedian PriceAverage DOM Active Listings74$52,202,452$705,439$599,45042Listings Under Contract4$1,699,800$424,950$374,95035Listings Sold 20073$910,000$303,333$275,00030As t...

By Ruthman Real Estate
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    I just read Inman's Article on "Open House Don'ts".  The only thing I saw missing from the recipe was "be sure the Seller hides their prescription medications".  (Inman Article will self-destruct at mid-night.)    Years ago, I held an open-house for an associate in a lovely upscale neighborho...

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I am celebrating 2 months of blogging on Activerain.  I would like thank anyone and everyone who took the to view my blog. Whether you liked them or not.  Thank you!   For anyone who feels discouraged:  Never give up  --  "Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were...

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Ruthman Real Estate   Current Market Analysis - Fairfield, CT   January 1, 2007 to 3/10/2007 as per the Consolidate MLS   Status Class Type Area No. of Listings Dollar Volume Average Price Median Price Average DOM   Active Listings 494 $561,777,853 $1,137,202 $749,950 81 Listings Under Contract ...

By Nima Rezvan CT Lender CT Senior Mortgage Broker, First Time Home Buyer Expert - CT FHA Loans - FHA
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Dear Reader, I would like to take this time to quickly introduce one of the best Realtor's that I have met in the many years that I have been in the Real Estate Financing Business: Realtor Helene Daly of Fairfield County Real Estate About Realtor Helene Daly: Helene DalyFairfield County Real Esta...

By Ruthman Real Estate
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 SIFTING THROUGH THE DIRT AND GRAVEL OF REAL ESTATE BLOGS SEARCHING FOR GOLD       Treasure Hunting through blogs looking for nuggets of golden wisdom from real estate professionals worth their metal?  Keep in mind:     YOU are the basic element for successful golden opportunities.     Prospectin...

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Years ago, I was contacted by a young lady that was bit the "Flipping Bug" and was suffering. She was a little panicked and needed help.  The agents she called did not want to be bothered.  There was no money to be made. She purchased a small urban property that needed TLC on a 0% for 6 months cr...

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       I just purchased a woodburning insert for my friend.  On a visit to my hometown, he admired my parent's insert and remarked on how it efficiently heated their home.      Since, he never bought firewood before and was not sure how much would be enough. I found this information to educate hi...

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       With the real estate market  seemingly more adaptable to smaller business models, Chris and I saw a window of opportunity and we took it.  Life isn't easier and there is still hardwork, but it would have been a mistake not to venture forth from the large corporation.          We can compet...

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     I believe in giving.  Professionally and personally, I feel like I get so much in return.  Whether it be reciprocity for a favor or the reward of a sincere thank you.     My precious time is given freely to friends.  For the past few years I have enjoyed the friendship of a 92 year old woman...

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  A house is a major purchase for almost anyone. Taking the time to study the property one last time before closing is a smart thing to do.Here are a few tips from experienced real estate professionals for spotting potential last-minute problems.Walk-through less than 24 hours before the closing:...

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     For the most part I have a happy life.  My time is precious to me, so I can't waste it on negativity.  I control my own happiness.  I have justifiable concerns and on occasion will state them, but I don't whine.  No good can come of it.  I am helpful to others in need, but some people's prob...

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    I answered the phone and heard a cheerful voice ask for "Soandso",  an agent I used to work with before I went on to be an independent broker.  I told caller that "Soandso" did not work here, but I used to be her associate manager and thought "Soandso" was a lovely person, (which is very tru...

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My humble opinion about real estate blogging:      If Real Estate Agents are "originals" or "creative" (they are not going publish their money making ideas for competitors and all to see) Well, not until they find a way to make a profit off of it. ...OK, you might get secret recipe for great Guac...

By Nima Rezvan CT Lender CT Senior Mortgage Broker, First Time Home Buyer Expert - CT FHA Loans - FHA
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Top 7 Ranked Things To Do In Fairfield:    #1 Connecticut Yankee Balloons: 120 Flax RoadFairfield, CT 06824 203-255-1929 Hot-air balloon flights over the Litchfield Hills, central Connecticut and the Housatonic and Naugatuck River valleys, weather permitting. #2 Ogden House & Gardens: 1520 Bronso...

By Nima Rezvan CT Lender CT Senior Mortgage Broker, First Time Home Buyer Expert - CT FHA Loans - FHA
(Nima Rezvan Prosper First Funding Corporation NMLS#110681)
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Welcome to the Active Rain town profile of Fairfield, Connecticut http://www.fairfieldct.org/ Fairfield, CT Community Links: Clubs and Organizations Community Calendar Coastal Fairfield County Convention and Visitor Bureau Connecticut Tourism Day Care Centers and Nursery Schools Fairfield Arts Co...

By Nima Rezvan CT Lender CT Senior Mortgage Broker, First Time Home Buyer Expert - CT FHA Loans - FHA
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Mortgage Services in Fairfield, Connecticut We want you to expect MORE from us... More ways to say "YES", more approved buyers , more on-time closings. When clients call Countrywide, we work hard to qualify them to become approved buyers, fast.  After all, the Countrywide family has become Americ...

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