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By Brent Bell, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Hartford County
(RE/MAX Premier, Realtors)
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Prices have been relatively steady over the last few years in the West Hartford condominium market, with the number of days-on-market jumping up! Inventory currently for sale is approaching the total number of units sold across town last year. Unless demand picks up considerably in 2010, this cou...

By Jon Sigler, South Windsor Homes for Sale 860-306-8029
(Keller Williams - Greater Hartford)
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West Hartford Mortgage. When it comes time to take out a mortgage on your new home in West Hartford you will have to choose between getting a fixed-rate mortgage or an adjustable rate mortgage. If you are unfamiliar with these terms here's a simple explanation of them both. What is a fixed-rate m...

By Brian Burke, Your Realtor & Foreclosure Expert
(Coldwell Banker)
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Homes for Sale in West HartfordReal Estate Market Action Report for January, 2010 The data for the month of January 2010 as it relates to homes for sale in West Hartford is:  Property Sales Inventory Market Time Selling Price vs. Original Listing Price    Property SalesThe number of homes that so...

By Brent Bell, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Hartford County
(RE/MAX Premier, Realtors)
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The West Hartford market had a sluggish start and a very strong finish in 2009. There were 624 closed sales of houses recorded in the Multiple Listing Service for the year (down from 646 in 2008). One of the most encouraging numbers was the median Days on Market for these sales at 37 days. People...

By Rob Giuffria, GMS, President|Broker|Loan Officer|REALTOR
(Tea Leaf Realty)
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{An email to a prospective listing client.} "This is my fifth home and I've worked with a different realtor each time. Quite simply, Rob is a superstar, far and away the best I've retained. He knows his craft and he's absolutely dogged -- one example of many, he actually brought potential buyers ...

By Rob Giuffria, GMS, President|Broker|Loan Officer|REALTOR
(Tea Leaf Realty)
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August 22 Dear Rob: Hope all is well with you. I wanted to take a few minutes to send a quick note of appreciation to you and summarize why I was so pleased with your representation of Stacy I in the sale of our house. As you know, we had listed our house with a major regional firm here in West H...

By Jon Sigler, South Windsor Homes for Sale 860-306-8029
(Keller Williams - Greater Hartford)
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Getting a Fixer Upper in West Hartford - What to Look for in a West Hartford Fixer-Upper Have you been thinking about getting a fixer upper in West Hartford as an investment that you can repair and sell later? Maybe you want to buy it to live in it. Either way, finding a good one can be a real mo...

By Brent Bell, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Hartford County
(RE/MAX Premier, Realtors)
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The West Hartford market remained solid for the first nine months of 2009 (with less sales at the higher end of the spectrum). There were 456 closed sales of houses recorded in the Multiple Listing Service for the year through the end of September (down from 517 during the same timeframe in 2008)...

By Jon Sigler, South Windsor Homes for Sale 860-306-8029
(Keller Williams - Greater Hartford)
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West Hartford Green Home - So you want to buy a green home in West Hartford, but don’t know where to start? There are many points to consider when evaluating if a home is environmentally friendly. Being green is more than just using eco-friendly products. Other items to look at include sustainabi...

By Natale Terranova, Jr 860-803-0810 Expert Loan Officer- Fast. Competetive, I'll guide you Home!
(Residential Mortgage Service, Inc)
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When it first came out: First-time homebuyers may be able to take advantage of a tax credit for homes purchased in 2008 or 2009. The credit: Applies to purchases that close after April 8, 2008, and before Dec. 1, 2009. Applies only to homes used as a taxpayer's principal residence. Reduces a taxp...

By Brent Bell, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Hartford County
(RE/MAX Premier, Realtors)
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The West Hartford market was steady for the first half of 2009 (with less sales at the higher end of the spectrum). There were 254 closed sales of houses recorded in the Multiple Listing Service for the year through the end of June (down from 283 during the same timeframe in 2008). One of the mos...

By Brent Bell, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Hartford County
(RE/MAX Premier, Realtors)
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You are invited to our Home Buyer's Seminar    Learn 9 Secrets to make your Home Purchase easier (including the $8,000 Tax Credit)    Where: Elmwood Community Center, 1106 New Britain Avenue, WH   When: August 5th, Wednesday, from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Cost: FREE   For more information, contact yo...

By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
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      Cosi's is a cute full style cafe complete with mini Italian specialties and some tasty sandwiches in West Hartford Center.  It is fancy for a sandwich place but nice to enjoy lunch with a friend or hang out.  It does by all mean cozy.   The sandwiches are modern and delicious! Cosi's is als...

By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
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Proofreading is a dying art, wouldn't  you say?    Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter  This one was in the SGV Tribune the other day.  It took two or three readings before the editor realized that what he was reading was impossible!!!  They put in a correction the next day.     ----...

By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
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I would like to recommend the services of Sarah Poriss if you are in Hartford County and Need a West Hartford Small Claims Lawyer.  Sarah is a specialist in consumer law.  Don't go and get your brothers friend or your co-workers cousin, they might not know this type of law.  Consumer law is a ver...

By Brent Bell, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Hartford County
(RE/MAX Premier, Realtors)
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Overall, West Hartford homes sales (measured by deposits taken) are on pace with one year ago (83 in May 2009 compared to 80 in May 2008)... If we look back to last month, we had 70 deposits taken in April 2009 (so activity is up, as expected, from April to May of this year). Looking within price...

By Brent Bell, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Hartford County
(RE/MAX Premier, Realtors)
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After choosing the right home & negotiating a sales contract successfully, most buyers next look at protecting & maintaining this important asset. The quality of your home inspector is key to learning how to care for you new home. Home inspectors should fulfill three important functions: 1) to pe...

By Brent Bell, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Hartford County
(RE/MAX Premier, Realtors)
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For everyone reading about the general doom & gloom in the housing markets (there is no denying that both Fairfield & Litchfield counties have been hit hard in the first quarter), here are some fresh & encouraging numbers in West Hartford: First, sales in April are up for single-family homes comp...

By Rob Giuffria, GMS, President|Broker|Loan Officer|REALTOR
(Tea Leaf Realty)
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COVER STORY | Hartford Courant Real Estate Buying For Resale Go Mainstream: It's Important To Follow Your Head, Not Let Yourself Be Swept Away (West Hartford) By VALERIE FINHOLM | Special to The Courant | April 12, 2009 When Joseph Grabicki and his wife started looking for a house, they had a lis...

By Brent Bell, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, Hartford County
(RE/MAX Premier, Realtors)
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According to CNN & Money Magazine, West Hartford is among the top 100 small cities in the United States (#76). West Hartford is the only city in Connecticut to be mentioned in the top 100 (there are just 3 cities selected in neighboring Massachusetts). Our town scored well in terms of average hou...

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