Explore Stamford, CT

By Victoria Lorusso, Florida and CT Real Estate
(Illustrated Properties)
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          Southfield Point Stamford     SOUTHFIELD POINT in Stamford is part of a peninsula adjoining both Davenport Point and Dolphin Cove. Within a little more than a mile radius, you can take the 46 minute express train to midtown Manhattan, take a bus to the Stamford mall, enjoy dining at the...

By Victoria Lorusso, Florida and CT Real Estate
(Illustrated Properties)
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Looking at the March numbers for 2010 compared with March 2009, I see a marked improvement in the real esate market in Stamford, Ct.  Data shows that we went from a 17.3 month supply of homes down to a 4.8 month supply.  Now this is not true in every price range but is a great over all indicator ...

By Victoria Lorusso, Florida and CT Real Estate
(Illustrated Properties)
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  Shippan Point   THROUGHOUT the almost four decades that Stamford has been rebuilding its downtown into Connecticut's premier business and financial center, the residential districts have grown in popularity as many new homes have sprung forth and old brought to new again.  One of the choicest ...

By Victoria Lorusso, Florida and CT Real Estate
(Illustrated Properties)
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Storm Cleanup Plan Stamford -- March 26, 2010 - Mayor Pavia today announced the City's plan to clean up tree debris left in the wake of last's week's storm. The clean up will begin on Monday, April 5th starting in North Stamford and progress south in an operation that is expected to take 2 to 3 w...

By Victoria Lorusso, Florida and CT Real Estate
(Illustrated Properties)
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The following message is posted on the City of Stamford web site. Please follow the instructions if you have received any damage to your property from the recent storms.   3/29/2010: Reporting Storm Damage The City of Stamford is collecting data on damage caused by the recent storm and flooding. ...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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I wanted to give you a heads up on something I think every single homeowner should be aware of. The FBI and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder have reported a 400 percent increase in mortgage fraud cases from five years ago. Seems to be that with more homeowners unable to make mortgage payments, t...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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I was visiting the cityofstamford.org site today and came across this little tid bit of information. :) Hope the link is useful!   3/20/2010: Stamford Board of Assessment Appeals will be accepting applications from taxpayers wishing to appeal City of Stamford, CT   ASSESSMENT APPEALS Pursuant to ...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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As a traditional broker who has now shifted my PRIMARY focus to Distressed Homeowners and Foreclosure prevention, I get asked this question all the time. Sometimes it's a buyer joking around, and sometimes they are serious. I thought I would give a brief explanation of what a short sale is, and w...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Here are some websites and information YOU MUST HAVE!     1. Research the firm and the Agent you are working with. I am sure this is obvious but, do you know how to look up their State Of CT License??  Verify a license, permit and/or registration held by individuals and businesses regulated by th...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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  You've sold your home and are getting ready for the appraisal. Here's how contracts and comparable home sales impact the appraisal when you are buying Stamford homes.   1. Your Contract     One of the indications of value an appraiser takes into consideration is the contract that exists between...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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A short sale happens when a lender agrees to accept less than the balance remaining on a home. It is a way for sellers to avoid foreclosure and sell their Stamford homes. It seems like a good idea for people who owe more on their home than it’s worth, but that doesn’t mean it is right for everyo...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Modern technology is a wonderful thing, creating easy “connectivity” between people all over the nation. But it’s also causing problems in many areas, and buying Stamford real estate is one of them. Here’s the problem: Many people selling, for example, Stamford real estate may live in another cit...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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After a new clients asked to to explain what closing costs were typical in Stamford, CT.... and wanted to know why, as someone who was buying CASH, would she have ANY closing costs,  I began thinking a little explanation of closing costs and what they are, was in order for my buyers in Stamford. ...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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FHA Changes the Rules for Buying a Stamford Home for Sale (Well really ALL homes :) )   The FHA, or Federal Housing Administration, has helped many a homeowner buy a Stamford home for sale by providing mortgage insurance through FHA-approved lenders. However, a change in policy, announced in Janu...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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  Is it possible? Is this the year to buy stamford real estate? Why would 2010 be special? Well, let’s look at the current house hunting conditions, which might give some insight:   Home prices are lower than they’ve been since 2003. According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the ...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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  Foreclosure Solutions The current U.S. housing market and national financial crisis has caused untold stress and heartache for many American families. Foreclosure is one of the most devastating financial challenges that a family can face and one that many times can be avoided. The options avail...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Very cool app my friend introduced to me called FOURSQUARE...Have you heard of it? if not check it out    http://foursquare.com     Foursquare, a very cool social networking app that takes Hyper Local to the next level ROCKS.... With permission, It uses the GPS in your mobile phone (iPhone, Andro...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Stamford Real Estate Overview       Today, January 9, 2010 Market View for Stamford Info Avg. Listing Price$743,529Wk ending Dec 30 +$3,442+0.5%w-o-w Median Sales Price$400,000Sep '09 - Nov '09 -$66,666-14.3%y-o-y 717 Homes For Sale 36 Open Homes 541 Recently Sold 105 Foreclosures Market Trends ...

By Nima Rezvan CT Lender CT Senior Mortgage Broker, First Time Home Buyer Expert - CT FHA Loans - FHA
(Nima Rezvan Prosper First Funding Corporation NMLS#110681)
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The unemployment report which I saw on CNBC stated that the US economy lost 85,000 jobs in the month of December which could mean the mortgage interest rates could come down a bit from their existing positions.   The mortgage interest rates have been going higher and higher since November 30, 200...

By Nicole Borsey, CDPE | Stamford CT Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Most homeowners in distress do not know their options. There are several solutions to preventing foreclosure. At my firm, The Property Network, we have made it a MISSION to get this crucial information out, and free, with no obligation. Here are some possible plans of action you can discuss with ...

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