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Staging.. is it something you discuss with your sellers? Stacy Pfannkuch of The Kasey Group talks about staging a home and how it can help showcase the home in its best light.
This home qualifies for 100% Financing! $369,900.00 91 Tukery Roost Road, Monroe, CT 06468 13 Photos 4 Bed, 3.5 Bath2226 SF Tour # 2083134 Don't miss this 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home on private 2 acre lot. This custom home offers updated EIK, open living room and dining room, and oversized tw...
Is 2010 the year to buy a house? Prices bottom, mortgage rates increase, and foreclosures move upstream It certainly looks that way: After a steep run-up in prices during the first half of the decade, home values have plummeted back to 2003 levels. Fixed mortgage rates are sitting near record low...
Another Big Gain in Existing-Home Sales Existing-home sales rose again in November as first-time buyers rushed to close sales before the original Nov. 30 deadline for the recently extended and expanded tax credit, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.Existing-home sales - including ...
10 Big-Impact, Low-Cost Remodeling Projects Working with sellers who have some-but not unlimited-cash for upgrades? Here are budget-minded enhancements you can suggest to make their home stand out. 1. Tidy up kitchen cabinets. "Potential buyers do open kitchen cabinets and look inside," says Mor...
Congress has passed new legislation that extends the First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit of up to $8,000 to first-time home buyers until April 30, 2010. The new legislation also includes a credit to grant up to $6,500 credit to current home owners purchasing a new or existing home between November 7...
We have two great open houses planned this Sunday and the President signed an economic stimulus bill into law today, giving tax incentives to prospective homebuyers. Open Houses for Sunday, November 8th 104 Juniper Drive in Milford, CT 1:00-4:00 Move in Condition 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath Milford Hu...
Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics Studies University of Connecticut The pace of decline in Connecticut's single family housing markets moderated throughout the state during the third quarter of 2009. In the middle of the market, preliminary numbers indicate that prices went down by less...
Buying a House In a Recession In this informative video Bill Raveis equates today’s marketplace with past recessions and discusses the advantages of buying in a recessionary period. What do you think? Are there benefits to buying during a recession?