Southington, CT Real Estate News

Will Home Staging REALLY Get Me More for My House? I recently met with a lovely couple in Southington Connecticut for a home staging consultation.  The skeptical husband asked me "if I do all the things you're telling me to do - remove wall paper, paint, de-clutter, etc. - will I really get MORE $$ for my house?  Well Mr Seller, you're smart to be skeptical.  You see, I cannot make your 30 year old 3 bedroom colonial on its 1/2 acre parcel sell for more than its worth.  It is still going to be a 30 year old 3 bedroom colonial on a 1/2 acre parcel when we're done staging it.  But here's what staging can do for you .... Staging WILL make your home stand out from its competition.  Cleaning, de-cluttering and inexpensive upgrades like painting, WILL make your house feel more modern and spac...
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The new year, new decade is here, and we are living in the speed of light decade of change. As passengers on this train and we can enjoy this ride or pull the emergency handle and exit to join the 'The Slow Media Movement' which some people have decided to do instead of the multi-tasking - texting craziness of the new decade. As a Sales Trainer, in real estate, and an early adopter to all of the latest gratest technology tools I am able to walk in this crazy multi-tasking, constantly connected world, and honestly I love it most of the time. What I find distressing is the number of recent adopters to all of this trying to coach and sell me, and my company, things that they know less of than I do. I wrote a piece on Max Pigman and the REALTOR.COM roll out last year, Max was talking about ...
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By Lani Sanethong
(Virtual Homes, Inc.)
Southington, Connecticut Real Estate and Homes for Sale The home buying process can be complicated and you will benefit from the guidance of industry professionals. A real estate buyer's agent, mortgage lender and an attorney are the primary advisors in the purchase of property. If you are a first-time home buyer or an existing owner, you may qualify for a tax credit and could be eligible for special financing programs.   Start your search be determining your price range, housing needs and lifestyle you desire. Southington CT real estate will assist you in finding the right property to meet your needs from local area homes for sale, foreclosure listings (bank-owned), country properties, land, condominiums and equine facilities -- all through the CT Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Reques...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
Credit Repair in Southington CT National Credit Fixers: 330 Roberts Street 4th Floor East Hartford CT 06108 phone: 860-282-6181 National Credit Fixers boasts of 12 years experience repairing low FICO scores. Whether your credit has been damaged by a foreclosure, bankruptcy, slow credit, collections, judgments, repossessions, etc. we can help. We are the experts in credit restoration and credit repair.  National Credit Fixers can legally remove negative items off of your credit reports and help you qualify for the best rates possible! Information contained in your credit file must be reported according to a law called the Fair Credit Reporting Act (F.C.R.A.). If the information isn't accurate or verifiable then it must be deleted. This means your FICO scores ...
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By Fred Corey, Realtor, ASR, e-PRO
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Sales volume has fluctuated with substantial fluctuations in median sale price. Inventory level has been dropping slightly. Current Market...Number of single family homes on market: 178Average Asking Price: $347,615Median Asking Price: $311,950*Source of information is the Co-op MLS of Connecticut as of February 4, 2009. January 2009 Summary -Sales: 13 homes, down 35% from a year ago.Median Sales Price: $322,000, up 5% from a year ago.Months Supply of Inventory: 8.7 months, down 2% from a year ago.  December 2008 Summary -Sales: 20 homes, up 54% from a year ago.Median Sales Price: $230,000, down 12% from a year ago.Months Supply of Inventory: 7.9 months, down 9% from a year ago. With the slow-down in the market, and continued historically low interest rates, now can be a great time to b...
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By West Hartford CT Real Estate Agent | West Hartford Realtor |
(ERA Broder Group)
Plans to develop Downtown Southington got a huge boost recently, with comparisons drawn to nearby West Hartford Center. This is a fantastic opportunity for the town of Southington, CT. Here are the details: The Greenway Commons project $50 million plan calls for 263 owner-occupied residential units and 22,000 square feet of downtown retail space on the 14-acre site of the vacant Ideal Forging complex on Center Street. However, the new complex may have the biggest effect on the business community. Downtown shops, eateries, and business owners are looking forward to the increased foot traffic, open space, and what it means for their businesses- AND SO AM I! I am very passionate about downtown revitalization. West Hartford did a magnificent job with their Blue Back Square. Southington is n...
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Located near ESPN, minutes from the highway yet surrounded by tall pines. Attached garage, hard wood, corner soaking tub, 2 1/2 Baths, 1800 square feet, 9' Ceilings on first floor 8' on second, wide hallways and landing, you have to see this. Located near Gold's Gym, Lake Compounds, Golf, Batting Cages, Mount Southington Skiing. Listen, I just got back from taking my office here, All of the agents are plotting and planning how they can move in! Especially the Gen Y's & X. Town Houses and Ranch styles, 8 Handicap designed units. Don't wait, come see these now, if you are an agent or a buyer Call me!  Lisa Milo-Ditullio - (860) 621-8378 **** (800) 525-7793
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