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By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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  A Story from the "Coach":   Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes up.   It knows it must run faster than the fastest Lion or it will be killed.   Every morning a Lion wakes up.   It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will starve to death.   It doesn't matter whether you're  a Lio...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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April 25, 2009 PERSISTENCE             Dedicated, full time, professional and successful!  We know the meaning of persistence.  We don't stop working until we find the most qualified buyer willing to pay the best price for your home.  Our Team is committed to doing the work to help you achieve yo...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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Explanation of the Pension Funds and OPEB Funds This document is meant to provide a basic understanding of how the Town's Pension Funds and OPEB Trust Funds function. There are four funds - The Police and Fire Pension Fund, The Employee Retirement Fund, The Police and Fire OPEB Trust Fund and the...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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What drives Real Estate Values in Fairfield County? There are two main drivers for Real Estate value in our area.  The first is proximity to New York City.  Not everyone commutes to NY but everyone competes against commuters for homes. Homes that are closer to NY are worth more in the Market.  Th...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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Mike Tetreau named tops in Customer Service The William Raveis Real Estate Company announced today that Mike Tetreau had been earned the Excellence in Customer Service Award for January.  This award recognizes Mike for the dedicated effort and exceptional commitment to meeting his clients objecti...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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State wants to Tax Home Buyers 1%! OK, what could possibly make today's Real Estate market worse for everyone and kill off the Federal Economic Stimulus program?  Our very own Connecticut State Legislature. Bill #6397 is one of the bills to make it out of committee.  If it goes forward, it will t...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:    Kayla O'Brien        RISMedia's Top 5 in Real Estate        Phone: (203) 855-1234 x134        E-Mail: Kayla@RISMedia.com                  Michael Tetreau        William Raveis Real Estate        Phone: 203-255-6841        E-Mail: tetreaum@raveisre.com        Thurs...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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Tax Credits - The Basics 1.       What's this new homebuyer tax incentive for 2009? The 2008 $7500, repayable credit is increased to $8000 and the repayment feature is eliminated for 2009 purchasers.  Any home that is purchased for $80,000 or more qualifies for the full $8000 amount.  If the hous...

By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
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Connecticut Facts and Trivia #2   Here are 10 more fun facts about CT: In Hartford, you may not, under any circumstances, cross the street walking on your hands!   Connecticut is home to the oldest U.S. newspaper still being published: The Hartford Courant, established in 1764.   Connecticut has ...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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March 31, 2009 Budget Update - Well, the Board of Finance has finished voting and here is what we have: Town - $81,104,077 BOE - $140,065,961 Debt Service - 26,577,342 For a total of $247,747,380 This should represent approx a 1.75% tax increase. This is not exact. The calculation wasn't done las...

By Mary Beth Grasso
(Keller Williams Realty)
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We are going to learn about the Buyer 1% tax on purchases! Will fill you in as the day progresses.  

By Ruthman Real Estate
(Accessibility & The Power to Advise)
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This is a very interesting article. It made me think and ask questions.  Commission rates up, but agents earn less Study reveals reverse trend in seller's market By Bernice Ross, Sunday, March 29, 2009 My comment was as follows: Is this an advertisement for Keller Williams? ..."KW reported a 2 pe...

By Ruthman Real Estate
(Accessibility & The Power to Advise)
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There is no HOORAH for a change in housing.  Just a steady hum of hope for better days. I was reading the housing market headlines, and was trying to do the math. What is the public perception of the housing market based on these stories?      I see that home prices rose in January and home sale...

By Mary Beth Grasso
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Thanks President Obama for the $8000, I mean $7200 credit for first time buyers! Just how close is Massachusetts or New York or even New Jersey for that matter? Can I commute from there to work in Stamford? CT has created Bill #6397 which is to tax buyers 1% and it is scheduled to go into effect ...

By Mary Beth Grasso
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Our businesses have changed so much in the last few years it is mind boggling sometimes.  There are 5 very iimportant numbers we need to educate our clients about which will affect the successful sale of their home. The number of home sales recently; the sales prices; the inventory; mortgage rate...

By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
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Credit Repair in Fairfield CT National Credit Fixers: 330 Roberts Street 4th Floor East Hartford CT 06108 phone: 860-282-6181 www.nationalcreditfixers.com National Credit Fixers boasts of 12 years experience repairing low FICO scores. Whether your credit has been damaged by a foreclosure, bankru...

By Ruthman Real Estate
(Accessibility & The Power to Advise)
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New York Post Article:  Mon Amour! MONROE, CONN. IS LIKE FAIRFIELD AT A DISCOUNT Additional Monroe Connecticut Market Information provided by Ruthman Real Estate: January 1, 2009 to March 18, 2009 as per and limited to the Greater Fairfield County MLS: 12 Homes - Single Residential Properties hav...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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Here is an explanation of what it is like this year serving on Fairfield's Board of Finance.... This is a very difficult and challenging year.  We are currently facing a situation where we most likely do not have enough Revenues to cover the Expenses currently proposed - unless one is willing to ...

By Mary Beth Grasso
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Today I had the priveledge of having a transaction go South. I usually am a glass half full kind of girl but today my glass seemed especially full. I live in CT and drove up to Massachusetts to drive my mom to Dana Farber Cancer Institute for her monthly chemo treatment for ovarian cancer. This i...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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This has been an absolutely beautiful weekend for this early in the year....and makes me just yearn for the coming spring and the time when Fairfield turns green with new life blooming everywhere.  And I know we don't need any bad news to spoil this feeling.....however, there have been some discu...

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