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Blogging about life in Newtown, CT and relevant real estate information for the public
Home Buyer Inspections in Newtown, CT  Home inspections are an important part of purchasing a home.  Inspections are usually completed after you have an accepted offer and you typicaly have 7-10 days to complete them.  As the buyer, you either hire one company to complete all the inspections or y...
The Wizard of Oz is a classic movie - one that we all grew up with.  The 80th Anniversary showing of The Wizard of Oz is this Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, CT. The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission presents a series of older movies at Edmond Town Hall movie theatre.  It's c...
23 Merlins Lane, Newtown, CT was LISTED FOR SALE by The Ward Team  •  4,686 Square Feet + 2,089  Square Feet finished in basement •  2.03 Acres •  List Price: $750,000 •  5 Bedrooms, 5.1 Bathrooms     Living is easy in this impressive, spacious home located in Camelot Estates. The architecturally...
Since 2001, you have known us as Bob & Richelle Ward.  We made the decision to rebrand ourselves as The Ward Team as this allows us to expand our business.  We have a new unified brand and a continued commitment to provide the best client service in the real estate business.  We are very excited ...
Newtown, CT Real Estate Comparison 2016 vs 2015  Every year in January, we post a comparison of real estate statistics for the year that just ended and the year prior.  This year we are comparing 2016 to 2015.  All data is for Single Family Homes and is from the multiple listing service (MLS)We c...
A Farmhouse Gets New Life in Newtown, CT Back in June of 2015, we listed a home for sale - 9 Bennetts Bridge Road, Sandy Hook.  This home had been owned by the Kearns family since 1936 when they purchased it from Charles Beardsley.  The Kearns family were local dairy farmers for many years. The h...
Newtown, CT Holiday Decorating Contest  The 2016 Holiday season brought something new to Newtown, CT - the Holiday Decorating Contest.  This new tradition was born from the memories of a local resident who grew up in New Jersey.  Her town had such a competition when she was growing up and her fon...
The Absentee Landlord  People become landlords for different reasons - some by design and others out of necessity.  We are aware that those are very general and broad terms.  What we're planning to blog about today is the absentee landlord and some of what can happen.First, we would like to say t...
Bob and Richelle Ward Celebrate 15 Years in Real Estate  October 2001 is when we started our real estate careers.  Having moved from Long Island in 2000, we were only in Newtown for one year before we became Realtors. They say that the one thing in life that is constant is change.  That statement...
Foreclosures and Short Sales - Newtown, CT Real Estate Marketfdhnjm  This past Sunday, we had a late start to our real estate day.  While enjoying our morning coffee, we read an interesting article in the Danbury NewsTimes - State foreclosure numbers still above national average.  This article wa...

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