Marilyn Katz -'s Blog

Real Estate Agent - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties
Yesterday, I joined with 700 or so REALTORS®, as we descended on Hartford for the annual REALTORS® at the Capitol day. The morning began with an orientation session, to familarize us with the details of the proposed bills, being addressed.  The hottest issue, on the agenda, was the increased muni...
30% Off! Two for One Sale!  No Money Down!  - Who doesn't  love a Bargain? So why is it that so many buyers pass up the biggest bargain in Real Estate - working with a Buyer's Agent? While conducting an Open House, at one of my listings, I had the opportunity to meet some potential buyers, in my ...
  This weekend, Mother Nature, with a big assist from the power company's freelance crew , managed to place me incommunicado.  It started Saturday afternoon, with heavy rain and wind.  Connecticut was not suffering anywhere near the devastation that was hitting other parts of the country, but in...
If you asked most people for a quick description of what REALTORS® do, they would probably say, show homes and put in offers, for buyers  and list homes, and present offers, for sellers.  Of course, we know there's a lot more to managing real estate transactions.                                  ...
My husband and I are boaters.  When we first started cruising, some thirty years ago, we were equipped with a compass, a watch, a chart and binoculars.  We went buoy to buoy and managed to find our destinations.  With each successive year, we added equipment, occasionally also changing boats.  Ev...
I recently came across a web article, or more correctly a sales pitch, for a new company that has developed a support system for the unrepresented seller (I choose not to call them by their cutesy name.)  The dateline was Westport, CT. and the piece started with a reference to a Wall Street Journ...
Home : Blogs : Marilyn Katz : Marilyn's Blog The last four to six weeks of 2007 were painful.  I spent lots of time "looking" with buyers, but no one seemed ready to commit and actually purchase anything.  Everyone seemed afraid that prices would plummet, as soon as they left the closing table. ...
Just spent an interesting weekend, showing homes.  Last week's storm came down in a granular form that was more ice than snow.  The days of frigid temperatures, that followed, kept the ice solid, with the sun just managing to glaze the top to a realllllly smooth surface. This being school vacatio...
Visit my blog at Want to know what's happening in Westport?  Visit my blog.  You'll find the new season's schedule for the Levitt Pavilion, where to buy buttons for First Night, what show is opening at the Playhouse and so much more. Need to know what's happening i...

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Author Bio: Marilyn Katz writes about real estate and Westport, CT. In her blog she highlights community amenities, events and activities and offers insight into the local real estate market. In her real estate practice she works with buyers, sellers and renters in Westport, CT and the surrounding communities.

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