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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Friday Flags:  Flag Day in Prospect CTFlag Day was June 14, and many flags were flying to celebrate the flag as well as the day. The day is observed as a celebration of the day on June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes for the flag of the United States.The first national observance of Flag Day took place 100 years after the original resolution on June 14, 1877.Here in Prospect CT, the town had a special flag flying in front of the town Hall to honor both the day and also the students that were also leaving school to start their summer vacation.On any day, we should all be proud to not only see the flag, but to also have it in front of our own homes.Friday Flags:  Flag Day in Prospect CT
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Cheshire CT Home Worth, Market Statistics for May 2022 Cheshire is a town in New Haven County offering a high quality of life. It has a population of app 29,000. It offers an easy commute to New Haven CT of 14 miles; it borders Waterbury CT and is just 25 miles south of Hartford, the state capital. Currently in Cheshire CT there are 51 active residential listings for sale. They range from a 1,721 square ft, 3-bedroom ranch listed at $174,900 to a 4,240 square ft, 5-bedroom new colonial listed at $1,600,000. The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Cheshire CT is $706,200. The average days on market for these homes is 74 days. For the month of May, there were 21 new homes listed for sale in Cheshire CT.  Search for Homes in Cheshire CT There are curre...
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What Happened in The Prospect CT Real Estate Market Prospect May 2022?   Prospect CT is a town of App 10,000 residents located in New Haven County. It is bordered by Waterbury, Cheshire, Naugatuck and Bethany.  One noted by Money Magazine as one of the top 300 towns in the Nation, it has since adopted the title of Best small town in CT.It serves as a predominately residential community whose residents commute to the nearby towns.  It has a well-recognized Regional school system shared with Beacon Falls CT.  It is also recognized as a well managed town with taxes under control.  Search for homes in Prospect CTCurrently in Prospect CT there are 16 active residential listings for sale, with 10 new listings added in May . The homes for sale in Prospect CT range from a 1,226 square ft, 3-bed...
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Waterbury CT Home’s Value May 2022Waterbury CT is the second largest town in New Haven County with a population of app115,000. It is 33 miles southwest of Hartford, 25 miles north of New Haven and 77 miles northwest of New York City.The larger factories that once dominated the Connecticut manufacturing economy are no longer in Waterbury, essentially changing form the brass meals they used for raw materials and converting to cheaper and lighter aluminum or plastic. Currently in Waterbury CT there are 92 active residential listings for sale, with 62 new listings being added in May. The homes for sale in Waterbury CT range from a 1,474 square ft, 4-bedroom colonial listed at $109,900 to a 3,630 square ft, 4-bedroom  ranch listed at $829,900. These listings are within the town zip...
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Friday Flags in Waterbury CTFor those that care, there is nothing as uplifting as seeing our flag fluttering in a breeze. As the wind swirls, the flag will wave as if the breeze is just there to appreciate the view.Such was the case this past weekend as the winds were strong   in our area. I happened to pass the East Mountain golf course in Waterbury, CT and the tall pole with the flag waving was hard to miss.Many a day as a kid, we would come down the 18th fairway and that flag would stand tall over the clubhouse.As one of the oldest public courses in this area of the state, the East Mountain course still offers a challenge, and for me, I don't remember those holes being so long.Friday Flags in Waterbury CT 
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
 Washington Park Community Center, Waterbury CTI grew up in the South End of Waterbury CT near Washington Park. The community center was a place for Friday night dances, the concession stand is where we all got cold beverages in the summer and hot cocoa in the winter while ice skating on the flooded baseball fields.On the green in front of the building is the flagpole as well as a restored WW! German cannon.It once rested in another part of the park and as kids we would climb all over it and pretend to be in battles. The park is very active at all times of year and adjacent to the community center is a recreational pool that is very busy on warm summer days.  Other areas of the park are ideal for a summer picnic and just relaxing under the trees.Friday Flags  Washington Park Community C...
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By Green & Sklarz LLC, Connecticut's Firm for Business Law
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
As an estate planning attorney in New Haven, Connecticut, I counsel clients in all stages of life and with varying backgrounds. Some clients are single, some are married, some are divorced or widowed, and some are in second or third marriages. While all of these situations require different considerations from an estate planning perspective, clients who have remarried and have children from prior marriages find themselves in a unique position. How do they provide for their spouse and ensure their children from a previous marriage are also taken into consideration? To illustrate the potential problem, take the following example: John and Jane are married, and each has a child from a previous marriage. John and Jane both have wills that leave their entire estates to each other. John dies ...
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By Green & Sklarz LLC, Connecticut's Firm for Business Law
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
I am a business bankruptcy and insolvency attorney who routinely represents businesses in a variety of bankruptcy matters.  When a corporate client calls me, it is usually because something has gone wrong – maybe they couldn’t pay their rent due to a reduction in monthly sales, so the landlord is ready to kick them out of their prime location, or the recent global supply chain issues are affecting their ability to manufacture their product as forecast, causing a huge reduction in operating cash flow. If this is a smaller business, filing for bankruptcy and reorganizing its debt under Chapter 11 may be the best option for it to survive.  In February 2020, a new federal law known as the Small Business Reorganization Act (the “SBRA” or “Subchapter V”) went into effect.  The SBRA is specifi...
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Prospect CT Center Decorated with FlagsWe are starting the Memorial Day weekend and many consider it the kick off to summer as well.The central intersection of town was adorned this past week with flags on all the poles with a 1/2 mile of the intersection.It's not unusual as each year we get a new batch of flags which will last through the fall.Once mentioned by Money magazine as one of the top 300 towns in the country, we still consider ourselves one of the best and certainly one of the most patriotic.Prospect CT Center Decorated with Flags
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Wolcott CT Home’s Value April 2022Wolcott CT is a town bordered by Bristol and Southington in Hartford county, and Waterbury in New Haven county. It is primarily a suburban town located 80 miles from New York City with a commute of 20 miles to Hartford and 30 miles to New Haven. Only slightly greater than 50% of the towns land is developed as residential housing and commercial, light industrial businesses.Currently in Wolcott CT there are 16 active residential listings for sale, with 8 new listings being added in April. The homes for sale in Wolcott CT range from a 988 square ft, 3-bedroom ranch listed at $188,100 to a 9,747 square ft, 6-bedroom colonial listed at $1,377,700.  Search for Homes in Wolcott CT The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Wo...
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Waterbury CT Home’s Value April 2022Waterbury CT is the second largest town in New Haven County with a population of app115,000. It is 33 miles southwest of Hartford, 25 miles north of New Haven and 77 miles northwest of New York City. The larger factories that once dominated the Connecticut manufacturing economy are no longer in Waterbury, essentially changing form the brass meals they used for raw materials and converting to cheaper and lighter aluminum or plastic. Currently in Waterbury CT there are 76 active residential listings for sale, with 30 new listings being added in April. The homes for sale in Waterbury CT range from a 616 square ft, 1-bedroom ranch listed at $100,000 to a 3,260 square ft, 4-bedroom  ranch listed at $829,900. These listings are within the town zip...
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Sunset in Prospect CTOur town doesn't have a lot of vistas that offer clear views of sunsets, but I had an opportunity earlier this week to get a shot through the trees.  In a couple of weeks, with full foliage this would not be possible,It was a pretty sunset even if we didn't get to see the final splash of colors.Sunset in Prospect CT 
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Friday Flags in Prospect CTBeing a proud American as well as a veteran, I so appreciate seeing or flag waving proudly. Thanks to Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho  and his inspirational Friday Flags posts, I try to do the same in our area,This week, I stopped to take a flag that flies daily in front of the Prospect Veterinary Hospital on Waterbury Rd in Prospect CT, which shares a building with PAWS, a dog training facility.And after picking up your friend, what could be better than a special personal reward at the adjacent Big Dipper. It's a family owned, old fashioned homemade ice cream parlor with too much to please the eyes and the taste buds.Friday Flags in Prospect CT
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Prospect CT Town Wide Tag Sale Sat 5.14.22It will be a day for driving cautiously and not getting upset at the way they park alongside the road. It's the annual town sponsored tag sale and many a front yard and driveways will be open with treasures from the owners looking to clear out the basement and garage with the treasures someone else wants.While many were urged to register in advance, there will be many just taking the advantage of added traffic to sell a few items as well.It is often said that one person's trash is another person's treasure so maybe that special items is waiting 2 streets over.If you like what you see while driving around the town, then maybe I can help you find a yard of your own, here in Prospect, CT.Prospect CT Town Wide Tag Sale Sat 5.14.22
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Happy Mother's Day 2022It’s a simple request and a few choice words will certainly bring joy to their hearts. Mom, Happy Mother’s Day, and I Love you.Mothers nurture, care, love.They feed us, and clothe us, wipe our running noseStay up with us when we are sick.They try to make us good people by teaching us right from wrong.They help us to understand how telling the truth is always the right thing to do.Mothers never judge and always carry hope.Today was a day to pay back just a bit by giving them a special day.I am blessed that my mom, Laura is still able to be at my table at 99 years young. Things aren’t what they used to be but taking care of herself is a plus.Dad passed this past January but Mom is still going strong.Happy Mother's Day 2022
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What Happened in The Prospect CT Real Estate Market Prospect April 2022?   Prospect CT is a town of App 10,000 residents located in New Haven County. It is bordered by Waterbury, Cheshire, Naugatuck and Bethany.  One noted by Money Magazine as one of the top 300 towns in the Nation, it has since adopted the title of Best small town in CT.It serves as a predominately residential community whose residents commute to the nearby towns.  It has a well recognized Regional school system shared with Beacon Falls CT.  It is also recognized as a well managed town with taxes under control.  Search for homes in Prospect CTCurrently in Prospect CT there are 12 active residential listings for sale, with 8 new listings added in April . The homes for sale in Prospect CT range from a 2,320 square ft, 4-...
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
May 2022 Market Trends For Waterbury CT's West End Side, Zip 06708The 06708 Zip code encompasses the west side of Waterbury with 4 neighborhoods known as Brooklyn, Town Plot, Lower and Upper Bunker Hill. It is also the largest zip code in Waterbury. There are currently 21 active listings in the 06708 zip code with the average value of the homes for sale in Waterbury's 06708 zip code available for sale is $275,052 with average days in market of 45. There are also currently 51 properties under show or hard deposit contracts. For the year 2021 year there were 430 closed listings in the 06708 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $225,836 and average days on market of 38. This suggests an absorption rate of 36 sales per month which means the current inventory is less than 1 m...
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Naugatuck CT Home Worth in March  2022 Naugatuck CT is a town of app 32,000 in New Haven County. It spans the Naugatuck river and its roots go back as a farming community. As the farms began to turn into residential communities, manufacturing took over and the rubber industry was primary with the evolution of the GoodYear Metallic Rubber Shoe Company into US Rubber, which evolved into Uniroyal.  With the decline of manufacturing, the town is primarily a residential community with easy access to New Haven and Bridgeport. Currently in Naugatuck CT there are 20 active residential listings for sale, with 5 new listings being added in March. The homes for sale in Naugatuck CT range from a 728 square ft, 2-bedroom mobile home, listed at $62,900 to a 3,982 square ft, 4-bedroom Victor...
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
At the End of The Day We ReflectIdeally every morning starts with a great anticipation of what we will get accomplished through the course of the subsequent hours. Hopefully it is productive and if there are issues, we look for the wisdom and resources to be able to resolve them.We don't know what can transpire within the next few days or even the next hour. but hopefully all our thoughts are a positive.At the End of The Day We Reflect
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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Cheshire CT Home Worth, Market Statistics for March 2022Cheshire is a town in New Haven County offering a high quality of life. It has a population of app 29,000. It offers an easy commute to New Haven CT of 14 miles; it borders Waterbury CT and is just 25 miles south of Hartford, the state capital. Currently in Cheshire CT there are 41 active residential listings for sale. They range from a 2,028 square ft, 3-bedroom colonial listed at $300,000 to a 3.950 square ft, 5-bedroom new construction cape listed at $1,399,999. The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Cheshire CT is $720,156. The average days on market for these homes is 54 days. For the month of March, there were 17 new homes listed for sale in Cheshire CT.  Search for Homes in Cheshire CTT...
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