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Home ownership at Lowest Level Since 2000 According to the Census Bureau, the rate of U.S. home ownership slipped in the 2009 first quarter to the lowest level since the start of the decade. The U.S. homeownership rate dropped to 67.5 percent from 68 percent a year earlier, driven largely by a sh...
04/28/2009
Join us Sunday, April 26th for an Open House at 30 Summersweet Place(mls# 98412549) in Stratford, Connecticut   Just $592,500 for this stunning one of a kind 5,000 +/- Square Foot Custom Colonial featuring 13 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, full in-law, elevator, and mechanic's dream garage. Dire...
04/24/2009
From Raveis.com to Listingbook.com it seems that all of the websites we use are coming up with newer and better ways to give us information but....  Can there ever be too much information? Here at The Kasey Group we like to give our clients weekly market updates.  We let them know how many showin...
04/22/2009
The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and homes are selling!  Is it spring market or has buyer confidence started to return?  Either way activity in the Real Estate market has started to return.  Since April 1st The Kasey Group has put 5 listings Under Deposit/CTS and 2 more of our listings...
04/16/2009
Pronounced "fizzbo," a FSBO (for sale by owner) is a Realtor acronym for a property that an individual is looking to sell on their own. To a certain extent, the notion may be driven by tough economic times. With equity evaporating in many markets, it might be a necessity for some sellers to go th...
04/15/2009
  We just listed 138 Fayerweather Terrace in the beautiful Black Rock section of Bridgeport, Ct.  In 2007 scenes were filmed on Fayerweather Terrace for Oprah Winfrey's film For One More Day based on the book by Mitch Albom and in 2008 filming took place for All Good Things starring Ryan Gosling ...
04/14/2009
It seems like the Spring Market is upon us, as Stratford is seeing a rise in homes that are selling! In Stratford, for single family homes: January saw 74 new listings and 29 homes going on deposit. February had 85 new listings with 26 homes going on deposit. March had 68 new listings with 34 hom...
04/13/2009
If you are purchasing a home or trying to find ways to lower your current mortgage payment then you should know that there are programs out there for you. Looking to make a purchase? As interest rates remain near the lowest level in decades buyers with strong credit and stable jobs are able to ta...
04/10/2009
Some great information here and applicable in many "zip codes" including oursPart one : I do a lot of short sales... well not hundreds but a few  at the time and have closed a few ( the ones that don't close is most times because the buyer walked away right before the approval came back). I know ...
04/08/2009
Is your listing being promoted? In today's real estate market it is important to utilize the tools that technology has to offer.  William Raveis Real Estate prides itself on being a technologically savvy company and has made Raveis.com a globally recognized website that has been visited by almost...
04/08/2009
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