Hartford, CT Real Estate News

By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
Biden appoints new Director to CFPB - Rohit ChopraSo - how does this affect use . . .Chopra was formerly the student loan Ombudsman, so he has extensive experience with student loans. In November, he issued a statement advocating for more co-operation between the CFPB and the FTC citing that join efforts would reduce duplicative efforts and thereby lead to efficiencies which would translate to bigger recoveries for consumers. Additionally "we must stop ignoring Congress and recalibrate priorities and strategies in the financial services arena. Maybe they will give more credence to the Congressional letter asking them to stop enforcing the TSR on Credit Repair Companies! See attached letter from Congress.   MattToll Free: 888-NCFIXER (623-4937)Toll Free Fax: 888-FAX-4020 (329-4020)Local:...
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By Joseph Orabona, Your defense against the IRS
(Vector Tax & Accounting LLC)
For an introvert I do a surprisingly large amount of public speaking. Here in Hartford County, CT I speak regularly to local organizations and I hate being redundant so, I’ll typically talk about a recent case. One common topic is a client getting an unexpected bill from the IRS demanding thousands and how I worked with the IRS to reduce or eliminate the amount allegedly owed by my client. What is this magic wand that I get to wave? I don’t, sadly, magic wands don’t exist. The specific letter related to these cases is a CP2000. Every case and every letter is different. Some cases were resolved quickly and easily, others took stacks of paperwork and the better part of a year going back and forth with the IRS to resolve the problem. While working with clients locally in Connecticut and Ma...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  If you are looking for a fun New Year's Eve Day than the 2018 First Night Hartford, CT is the place to be!  This year marks the 29th year Hartford had been a part of the First Night Celebrations which began in Boston in 1976.  Since the first First Night in Boston, First Night Celebrations have grown to more than 100 Cities and Towns across the Country The 2018 First Night Hartford is the place to be for many reasons.  First Night Hartford 2017 is a celebration of:  It is a celebration of the New Year It is an Arts celebration as you can see from the schedule of events below. It is Alcohol Free It is Family orientated It is open to the Public It is Celebrates the passing of one year into another It is Festive The 2018 First Night Hartford will also have two fantastic Firework Shows. ...
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By Jon Sigler, South Windsor Homes for Sale 860-306-8029
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Winterfest is back in Hartford for 2017-2018! The 8th season for Winterfest! Come skate in Bushnell Park, ride the Carousel, and visit Santa's Workshop. Hartford "Has It" with lots of fun activities this winter.  You can ice skate free of charge at Bushnell Park. Admission is free and skate rentals are free of charge as well. The hours for skating are 11am to 8pm, and this is a weather permitting kind of event. (cold is okay, rain not okay) Never been skating before? No problem, attend one of the learn to skate sessions on Saturdays from 10-11am.   After skating, take a ride on the historic Bushnell Park Carousel for just $1! Hey, why not take a couple of rides! These $1 rides are available from 11am to 5pm Saturdays and Sundays. If you stop by the Carousel from 12-3pm on Saturday and S...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 Connecticut is still a long way from having a Real Estate recovery, so it is important for everyone to try to attend the 2017 Connecticut Realtors Rally At The Capitol On May 9th.  We need Realtors/Agents as well as all other professionals in Real Estate related fields from all over Connecticut, to come together to meet and talk to State Senators and Representatives about the issues which are impacting the Real Estate Industry.In order to have a significant impact it is important for as many Realtors/Agents and other Real Estate professionals to show up in force.  By having a large turn out it reinforces to our State Legislators that those in the Real Estate Industry are aware of the issues, and want to have our voices heard.   **********************************************************...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
The Hartford XL Center will be hosting the 2017 Kids Fun Fair & Zoo this Saturday and Sunday March 25 & 26.  The Kids Fun Fair & Zoo is packed with fun activities for kids of all ages, and is an event you want to make sure you take your kids no matter their age to.  The Kids Fun Fair & Zoo at the Hartford XL Center will have lots of fun things for the whole family to do.  There will be:RidesCarousel & Kiddie ridesAnimal RidesElephant, Camel, PonyGamesWater Games & Balloon BurstPetting & Feeding ZooLlamas, Goats, Zebras, Pygmy Goats, Camels, Alpacas & more There will also be food booths with all of everyone's favorite carnival foods.  So no matter the age, young or old, the 2017 Kids Fun Fair & Zoo is the place to be this weekend.  2017 Kids Fun Fair & Zoo Hartford XL Center Hartford, CT...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  The Connecticut 2017 Business Day At The Capital is tomorrow Wednesday 8th.  This is  an event to discuss ways Connecticut can improve Connecticut's National Economic Rankings. Preliminary research shows that with some fundamental changes Connecticut can make substantial progress, and increase our national rankings.  However, presently Connecticut is ranked near the bottom in most measures of economic competitiveness.Hundreds of Connecticut Business Leaders were in attendance today to address Connecticut Legislators about Policies and proposals which are impacting our State's economy.  The Connecticut 2017 Business Day At The Capital is a great opportunity every year to ask questions, make recommendations, and learn more about what could impact businesses here in Connecticut.  In add...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  The 70th Connecticut Home & Remodeling Show is this weekend at the Connecticut Convention Center, in Hartford, CT.   This is the largest and longest running Home & Remodeling in CT and Western Massachusetts.   With hundreds of local and national vendors on hand attendees will be able to find everything they are looking for from Building, Home Improvement, to remodeling. Since 1947 the Connecticut Home Builder & Remodeling Show has hosted and provided thousands of homeowners with ideas for their home improvement, remodeling, and building needs.  Beside having every imaginable product at the 70th Connecticut Home & Remodeling Show, there will so be experts to talk to and solicit ideas from:     Remodelers Homebuilders Custom Cabinets Kitchens & Baths Chimneys & Wood Stoves Sunrooms Awn...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  If you are looking for a fun New Year's Eve Day tonight than the First Night Hartford 2017 Is The Place To Be!  This year marks the 28th year Hartford had been a part of the First Night Celebrations which began in Boston in 1976.  Since the first First Night in Boston, First Night Celebrations have grown to more than 100 Cities and Towns across the Country First Night Hartford 2017 Is The Place To Be for many reasons.  First Night Hartford 2017 is a celebration of:  It is a celebration of the New Year It is an Arts celebration as you can see from the schedule of events below. It is Alcohol Free It is Family orientated It is open to the Public It is Celebrates the passing of one year into another It is Festive First Night Hartford 2017 will also have two fantastic Firework Shows.  The...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 Spring is here and so is the 2016 Spring Hartford Home Show This Weekend, at the XL Center, in Hartford, CT.   This is the largest Home Show in the Northeast, and with over 350 vendors it is a must go event for any homeowner planning any type of home improvement project.Beside having every imaginable product at the 2016 Spring Hartford Home Show This Weekend, there will so be experts to talk to and solicit ideas from:   Remodelers Homebuilders Custom CabinetsKitchens & Baths Chimneys & Wood Stoves Sunrooms Awnings & DecksDuct & Vent Maintenance Storage BuildingsHeating & Cooling ServicesWindows, Doors & SidingWater Treatment SystemsBanks & Mortgage CompaniesHome Theater Systems Security SystemsBuilding Supplies Insulation & Energy Management Companies  The list keeps going on and on, s...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Connecticut 2016 Business Day At The Capital is an event to discuss ways Connecticut can improve Connecticut's National Economic Rankings. Preliminary research shows that with some fundamental changes Connecticut can make substantial progress, and increase our national rankings.  However, presently Connecticut is ranked near the bottom in most measures of economic competitiveness.Hundreds of Connecticut Business Leaders were in attendance today to address Connecticut Legislators about Policies and proposals which are impacting our State's economy.  The Connecticut 2016 Business Day At The Capital is a great opportunity every year to ask questions, make recommendations, and learn more about what could impact businesses here in Connecticut.  In addition at the Connecticut Business Da...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
  Here is a picture of some of us at the 2016 New England Mortgage Expo at Mohegan Casino in front of our "Free Beer Booth". This year we gave away Sam Adams Boston Lager and Sea Hag IPA.Check us out on Indeed: http://www.indeed.com/cmp/National-Credit-Fixers-1 
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 If you are looking for a fun New Year's Eve Day tonight than the First Night Hartford 2016 Is The Place To Be!  This year marks the 27th year Hartford had been a part of the First Night Celebrations which began in Boston in 1976.  Since the first First Night in Boston, First Night Celebrations have grown to more than 100 Cities and Towns across the CountryFirst Night Hartford 2016 Is The Place To Be for many reasons.  First Night Hartford 2016 is a celebration of:  It is a celebration of the New Year It is an Arts celebration as you can see from the schedule of events below. It is Alcohol Free It is Family orientated It is open to the Public It is Celebrates the passing of one year into another It is Festive    First Night Hartford 2016 will also have two fantastic Firework Shows.  The...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
  There are a lot of credit repair companies out there. Each one claims it can fix your credit and win you the ability to make big purchases. But what exactly are these companies doing? What are they manipulating, who are they talking to, and how does this help you? A good credit repair company can provide you with the tools to take back your freedom. A bad one can actually hurt you. To make an informed decision, it’s important to understand what’s going on. It all begins with FICO. FICO is the leading provider of consumer credit scores in the United States. If you’ve ever made a big purchase, you’ve probably had to get a score from FICO or a similar service. This collects information about your financial history. FICO compares your answers to the answers of the millions of consumers th...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 September 12th & 13th will be the 13th Annual Connecticut Women's Expo.  The Connecticut Women's Expo is the largest Wonen's Expo in the country, a will have more than 450 Vendors on hand.  The Connecticut Women's Expo also attracts more that 18,000 attendees each year, many of who are women looking for the latest products and services in :FashionBeauty Health Nutrition Fitness Financial Planning Careers Home Education  Below is a list of events at the 13 Annual Connecticut Women's Expo There will also be celebrity appearances by:  So it you do not have anything planned for the weekend of September 12th, plan on stoping by the 13 Annual Connecticut Women's Expo with the whole family.100 Columbus Blvd.  Hartford, CT. 06103 September 12th & 13th Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  The Friends of the Walnut Park Rose Garden will be unveiling and celebrating the 2015 opening of Walnut Park Rose Garden this Saturday, June 20th with music, song and good food at the 2015 New Britain Rose Garden Festival.  Every Spring volunteers prepare the Walnut Park Rose Garden for the coming season, and in the Fall we get the Rose Garden ready for the Winter. There is a lot of work involve in both the Spring and Fall, but with the help of several of the McCue Mortgage professionals the work gets done rather quickly.  Even though it is a lot of work each year it is a lot of fun to be out there with several of the people I work with. This Saturday, June 20th I get to go see and enjoy the fruits of my labor, as well as participate in all the activities that have been planned.  The ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The 2015 Connecticut Realtors Day At The Capitol will be held Wednesday, April 29th. from 8:30 to 12:00.  Realtors/Agents from all over Connecticut will come together to meet and talk to State Senators and Representatives about the issues which are impacting the Real Estate Industry.Some of the Issues which are most pressing ring now, and will be address are: Mandatory Sprinklers How Changing Broker Requirements Will Impact You. Broker Price Opinions In order to have a significant impact it is important for as many Realtors/Agents and other Real Estate professionals to show up in force.  By having a large turn out it reinforces to our State Legislators that those in the Real Estate Industry are aware of the issues, and want to have our voices heard about them.  Below is the agenda for ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Connecticut 2015 Business Day At The Capital is an event to discuss ways Connecticut can improve Connecticut's National Economic Rankings. Preliminary research shows that with some fundamental changes Connecticut can make substantial progress, and increase our national rankings.  However, presently Connecticut is ranked near the bottom in most measures of economic competitiveness. Hundreds of Connecticut Business Leaders were in attendance today to address Connecticut Legislators about Policies and proposals which are impacting our State's economy.  The Connecticut 2015 Business Day At The Capital is a great opportunity every year to ask questions, make recommendations, and learn more about what could impact businesses here in Connecticut.  In addition at the Connecticut Business ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Hartford XL Center will be hosting the 2015 Kids Fun Fair & Zoo this Saturday and Sunday March 21 & 22.  The Kids Fun Fair & Zoo is packed with fun activities for kids of all ages, and is an event you want to make sure you take them to.  The Kids Fun Fair & Zoo at the Hartford XL Center will have lots of fun things for the whole family to do.  There will be:RidesCarousel & Kiddie ridesAnimal RidesElephant, Camel, PonyGamesWater Games & Balloon BurstPetting & Feeding ZooLlamas, Goats, Zebras, Pygmy Goats, Camels, Alpacas & more There will also be food booths with all of everyone's favorite carnival foods.  So no matter the age, young or old, the 2015 Kids Fun Fair & Zoo is the place to be this weekend.Below is a video of what to expect at the The Hartford XL Center  2015 Kids Fun Fa...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
 A lot of Realtors dream of one day owning an office where they can make money off the efforts of other agents.  But there is a more profitable way to grow your business.  One where you can have a sales force working for you and never pay them a DIME.  A loyal sales force that is out there endorsing YOU.  And you can start this incredible business RIGHT NOW!  It is your sphere of influence/past client database!   Chances are, if you analyze your business, and you are like most Realtors, 70% or MORE of your business comes from your sphere of influence/past customers/etc.  However, typically most people do NOTHING for that business.  They may do an occasional mail out, but they never pro-actively call.    Think about this.  If you are not consistently tapping your database then you are wa...
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