Explore Bolton, CT
By Maria Gilda Racelis, Home Ownership is w/in Reach. We Make it Happen!
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
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Listed at $174,900, this Immaculate Home in Bolton Connecticut is now under contract. This property is ideal for first-time home buyers.   It offers more than a quarter of an acre level land with privacy, new siding, new roof, new furnace, new hot water tank and new well water tank. Bolton Public Schools-known for its award-winning school district, is committed to excellence in education   When I blogged about this ideal home for first-time home buyers in Bolton 2 weeks ago,  there are 6 Homes for Sale under $200,000 in Bolton CT.   But this Lovely Home is now Under Contract, making the Bolton inventory under $200K very low with 5 homes available on the market.     Homes for Sale in Bolton Connecticut
By Maria Gilda Racelis, Home Ownership is w/in Reach. We Make it Happen!
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
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Great Schools rated Bolton Public Schools 9, with 10 as the highest. The Town of Bolton offers one of the finest schools in Connecticut. The suburban community inherent in Bolton makes it an ideal place for people who wants to be close to the hustle and bustle of the city without compromising the desire to live in a more relaxed and rural setting. Bolton's proximity to Manchester and Vernon provides convenience to access shopping centers and other retail stores and small-scale shops.   Currently, there are 33 properties for sale in Bolton Connecticut. Out of this number, the average listing price is $344,730 with average square feet of 2,148, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.   There are currently 12 properties under contract. The average listing price for these units is $255,713 with average...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, Home Ownership is w/in Reach. We Make it Happen!
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
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"Bolton is one of the older Connecticut towns, having been incorporated in October 1720." According to the Town's history, many of the early settlers came from Bolton, Lancashire, England, from which the town received its name. Town of Bolton Connecticut. In the town of Bolton is the Lower Bolton lake which is only approximately 15 to 20 minutes away from the state's capital, Hartford. Lower Bolton lake is 175 acres. It is restricted to 6HP motor boats. Know more about Lower Bolton Lake. Currently, there are 24 properties listed for sale. A 6223 sq.ft. home with 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms is pegged as the most expensive at $749,900 and has been on the market for 275 days. The lowest-priced home has 1096 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. It is still new on the market--3 day...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, Home Ownership is w/in Reach. We Make it Happen!
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
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The Town of Bolton Connecticut has a special place in my heart. It is the town where I first listed and sold a property as a real estate agent. Bolton is called the Town for All Seasons. The town housed Lower Bolton lake which is approximately 178 acres. Its proximity to Hartford, 10 to 15-minute commute, has driven lakefront hunters towards this part of the State. It is close to the interstate highways which provide convenience to the regular commuters. You can easily hop onto  I-384, U.S. Route 44 and U.S. Route 6 to visit other New England States such as New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Bolton is right next to the town of Manchester and Vernon. The residents of Bolton can enjoy the town's rural setting along with the town of Manchester and Vernon's sprawling recreational and...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, Home Ownership is w/in Reach. We Make it Happen!
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
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Seeing any of my dogs under the weather troubles me easily. It resembles a natural motherly love over an ill child. Their get-well place is The Bolton Veterinary Hospital. The Bolton Veterinary Hospital in Bolton Connecticut boasts of extremely competent and experienced surgeons and practitioners. I only want the best for my babies. My doberman was limping last week and at 9 years old, he is 63 in human age. My guess is that he must be starting to succumb to some illnesses common to humans at this age. Arthritis, tendonitis, rheumatitis? Whatever it is, he has to be diagnosed as soon as possible. The challenge in taking my doberman to anywhere outside of his territory is his anti-social behavior towards other animals. He would bark at cats, birds, squirrels and at almost any creature bi...
By Jeremy Joslin, Professional Real Estate Marketing and Sales
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Investment Homes for Sale – 14 North Road, Bolton CT If you are looking for investment homes for sale in Bolton, CT consider this home located at 14 North Road, Bolton, CT.  This investment home is super affordable with new carpet, fresh paint and oak cabinets.  This small ranch is 902 square feet and has a nice level yard and easy access to Bolton Lake.  This ranch home has 3BR and 1 bath, a newer roof and the furnace is one year old.  This home has a laundry room and attic and a large shed.  This investment property is priced to sell at $109,900.  Oil Heat New Carpet Fresh Paint Oak Cabinets Newer Roof One year old Furnace Laundry room Attic Appliances   When looking for investment homes for sale in Bolton CT call Jeremy Joslin at (860)748-9381 or visit my website at www.jeremyjoslin....
By Peggy Chirico, REALTOR® 860-748-8900, Hartford & Tolland County Real Estate
(Prudential CT Realty)
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Bolton CT was one of the few towns that defied the trend of slumping sales in 2011 compared to 2010.  In fact, Bolton CT showed stunning results in both closed sales and median price.  In 2011, there were 49 closed sales compared to 35 closed sales in 2010.  That's a 40% increase over the previous year.   The median price showed just as positive results; the median price in 2011 was $275,000 compared with a median price of $207,900 in 2010, which is a 24.4% increase.   Bolton did not show the huge surge in sales as a result of the homebuyers' tax credit that other towns showed. Sales fell off after the 6/30/10 deadline, whereas the last half of 2011 showed several peak months.     Maybe word is getting out that Bolton is a beautiful small town and a great place to live. If you would lik...
By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
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I love this time of year. I live in a rather cold area, so you do get the crappy weather, and the occasional cold.But what I love about this time of year, is the opportunity to reflect, and look forward.I am a big believer in painting your own future.Holding a vision in your mind so strongly that *you* take the steps to make it a reality. (Not some mystical force, but you ;)Today I wanted to share with you a simple way to REBOOT your brain for the new year.Our minds are much like computers...We have our conscious which is what we are aware  of right now. Sort of like the app you have running right in front of you.Our subconscious which is running all these processes in the background, just like a computerrunning to many windows in the background. Then we have our old memories of the pas...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, Home Ownership is w/in Reach. We Make it Happen!
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
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Life is a daily battle. We either wake up to a bright and cheery morning or we cringe for waking up on the wrong side of the bed. We engineer our mode with what our senses transmit to our brain. We rev our engine with a freshly brewed coffee or a cinnamon bread. But we can also ruin a perfectly fine day with minute details such as wrinkles on our shirt or dishes on the sink. Some dwell in a bad mood for a long time and point the fingers to almost anything under the sun. There are times though that we are challlenged by real and hard tribulations. We can stay miserable and sulk in our seats forever. Or we can stand up again after the fall to be triumphant and successful. If you feel the weight of the world is on your shoulder and you just want to quit, then your action is working agains...
By Peggy Chirico, REALTOR® 860-748-8900, Hartford & Tolland County Real Estate
(Prudential CT Realty)
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Bolton CT Market Report for September 2011   What's going on in Bolton CT? Bolton is a small town with rural character; as a small town, there is usually not much activity in real estate sales in Bolton.  It's not uncommon to see two or three closed sales in a month.  But in September 2011, there were 9 closed sales, with a median price of $265,000; in September 2010, there were just 2 closed sales, with a median price of $216,750.   So what's is going on in Bolton?  Is word getting out that it's a great place to live? Bolton has easy access to Hartford, the University of Connecticut, and Eastern Connecticut State University; it is also close to all the shopping conveniences of Manchester and South Windsor.  Yet people who live in Bolton enjoy the peace and quiet of rural living.  It's ...
By Brian Marois, Roofing, Windows, Siding, Kitchen, Bath Contractor
(Maintenance Man, LLC)
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Wet Basement Bolton, CT? Basement Waterproofing Contractors in Bolton, CT   Wet Basement Bolton, CT? Basement Waterproofing Contractors in Bolton, CT Lack of proper drainage causes pooling water around your basement which leads to hydrostatic pressure on the walls. When left unattended this pressure can result in foundation damage, causing foundation cracks, bowed walls, and foundation settlement. If this has happened to you, it is time for a basement waterproofing specialist to eliminate your wet basement problems. Use these three tips to make sure you hire an excellent contractor at a good price. 1. Before The Basement Waterproofing Contractor Starts, Check Their Insurance and License. Do some due diligence before hiring the waterproof contractor to repair the wet basement in Bolton. ...
By Brian Marois, Roofing, Windows, Siding, Kitchen, Bath Contractor
(Maintenance Man, LLC)
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  Roof Repair Bolton, CT   Roof Repair Bolton, CT Your roof may be leaking, or you have identified a new damp water spot on your ceiling, it is time for roof repair in Bolton, CT . Maybe you know it is time to replace your current roof. Use these five tips to make sure you hire a excellent contractor at a good price.   1. Before The Roofing Contractor Starts Check The Insurance and License. Do some due diligence before hiring the contractor to do the roof repairs in Bolton, CT . Ask them to provide proof of liability insurance and workers compensation insurance. One must, is the Department of Consumer Protection in Connecticut to verify the contractor's license. The state has an online license look up. Look online, do they have a web site, are they listed on Yelp, what are the reviews ...
By Brian Marois, Roofing, Windows, Siding, Kitchen, Bath Contractor
(Maintenance Man, LLC)
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Dangerous Bathroom contractors in Bolton, CT – Connecticut   Dangerous Bathroom contractors in Bolton, CT – Connecticut Your bathroom may be outdated, or you may feel as though you need something new and exciting in your home; either way, it is time to search for Bathroom contractors in Bolton. It is simple finding Bathroom contractors, but deciding which contractor you will hire for the bathroom remodel can sometimes be difficult. You want quality craftsmanship in your new bathroom, not numerous mistakes attempted to be hidden. Unfortunately, there are many dangerous Bathroom contractors that can put you and your home’s value at risk. To avoid working with a dangerous bathroom contractor, follow these four steps, and feel confident that you will soon be working with a professional bath...
By Peggy Chirico, REALTOR® 860-748-8900, Hartford & Tolland County Real Estate
(Prudential CT Realty)
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Back to School News: Bolton High School Start Delayed While many of the area schools are already in session, the town of Bolton was scheduled to start school on Tuesday, September 6, 2011.  Bolton Center School will begin as planned on Tuesday, but Bolton High School will be delayed until Wednesday, September 7, 2011. The opening of school was delayed because a certificate of occupancy was not received for renovations done over the summer on the older part of the building, but it is expected on Tuesday.  A new wing was completed last year, providing space and amenities that the Town of Bolton felt would be necessary to help it achieve its 2020 Vision.  One of the reasons that people want to live in Bolton is because of the public schools.  Bolton Center School includes grades Pre-K thro...
By Peggy Chirico, REALTOR® 860-748-8900, Hartford & Tolland County Real Estate
(Prudential CT Realty)
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Fish Family Farm Day in Bolton CT On Saturday, September 3, 2011, there will be plenty of fun at Fish Family Farm Day in Bolton CT.  From 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., families can enjoy homemade ice cream sundaes made fresh at the farm from the Fish Family Farm Jersey cows that reside on over 200 acres.   In addition to the ice cream sundaes, there will be plenty of activities, including live music, hayrides, barn tours, animals, face painting, games, and a farmers' market.  There will also be over 50 booths selling crafts and other food items.   All proceeds will benefit The Lutz Children's Museum programs in Manchester CT.  The Lutz Children's Museum will be selling tickets for the event online and at the event.  Visit Lutz Children's Museum for information and for ordering tickets.   Sat...
By Brian Marois, Roofing, Windows, Siding, Kitchen, Bath Contractor
(Maintenance Man, LLC)
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Avoid These Kitchen Contractors in Bolton, CT – Connecticut Your kitchen may be outdated, or you may feel as though you need something new and exciting in yourhome; either way, it is time to search for kitchen contractors in Bolton. Finding kitchen contractors won’t be difficult, but determining which contractor you will hire for the kitchen remodel can sometimes be challenging. You want quality and craftsmanship in your kitchen, not a mess of mistakes attempted to be hidden. Unfortunately, there are many kitchen contractors that aren’t professional and can put you and your home’s value at risk. To avoid working with an unsafe kitchen contractor, follow these four steps, and feel confident that you will be working with a professional kitchen contractor. 1. Avoid kitchen Contractors who ...
By Frances C. Rokicki, Broker-Mentor,CRS
(Fran Rokicki Realty, LLC)
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Here are some photos that I recently took of my town, Bolton, Ct.  We are famous for our delicious strawberries and historic landmarks.  The population is now around five thousand people.  We we moved to town, thrity four years ago, there were about twenty five hundred people livng here.  We're growing! Some snow is still seen in the photos, but, most of it has melted away.  We are ready for spring.  The trees have buds on them and the local community has started their fundraising events.  Welcome, Spring! Here's our Downtown Area Our Town Hall is on the left of the photo and the Bolton Congregational Church is on the right.         Here's the area that hosts the gazebo for summer night concerts and picnics!                                                                                ...
By Frances C. Rokicki, Broker-Mentor,CRS
(Fran Rokicki Realty, LLC)
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Yesterday, I held my first Broker Open of the year.  It was located at 38 Castlerock Lane, in Bolton, Ct.  A true luxury home in a new subdivision.  We had food, drinks and door prizes.  The first person to walk in the door . . . .George Souto, from McCue Mortgage, which is located in New Britain, Ct.  Not terribly far from Bolton, but, still a trip across the river.  He helped me with getting things ready.  My Sellers were away, so, shades needed to be lifted and the lights clicked on.  George got it all done, while I prepared the food bar.  How great is it, to have a fellow blogger, just jump in and get it done! I am very impressed by this member and his commitment to real estate.                                                                               We had a some agents and ba...
By Frances C. Rokicki, Broker-Mentor,CRS
(Fran Rokicki Realty, LLC)
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Yes, we have heard the news!  January has been the most snow falling month, since 1945.  Wonderful!  Schools are cancelled, again.  The students will probably lose their spring vacation this year.  Town budgets are off the scale because of their snow plowing costs. This is a photo of my husband, digging out our driveway in Bolton, Ct.  The snowplow has come by, only once, very early this morning.  We are fortunate to have the Bobcat, from my Son's business!  Makes cleaning off the driveway, way too much fun for him!                                                                             Mother Nature doesn't care about school closings, snow plowing budgets, businesses that have to close or open late, or your need to sell houses.  I have stopped worrying about it and I am learning to...
By Frances C. Rokicki, Broker-Mentor,CRS
(Fran Rokicki Realty, LLC)
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After a rather busy day, I took some time out, to make a pie for good friends of mine.  They relocated their home to our state, for a job.  I am thrilled to have them nearby and thankful for the help that they have offered to me.  When they help me, they will not take payment.  So, as a form of thanks, I make the hot apple pies.  They seem to like them, so phew! Off to deliver the pie, while it's still good and hot!  It's only 15 degrees out, so I am sure that my vehicle will have steamed up windows by the time I reach there home.  They are only minutes away, so, it should work out fine. Hope that one of your evenings is one spent with friends, that you are grateful for.  

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