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Why You Shouldn’t Use Cost Per Square Foot to Calculate a Home Price

Many buyers and sellers attempt to analyze comparables in order to arrive at an appropriate home sale price, however calculating the cost this way is NOT an accurate representation of a property’s

Best Home Buyer Strategies

When you are in the market to buy a home, have a plan in place. One day soon, your agent is literally going to open the door to your new home. So make sure that you have a set strategy for when that
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Are You Buying or Selling a Home Near a Gas Station?

This may sound like an odd question, however if a home is near a gas station and considered TOO close, it may not be so mortgageable. Can you still buy this home or sell it? Of course! The only caveat

You’ve Probably Never Heard of this Unique and Effective Homeseller Strategy.

Conventional practice when selling a home consists mainly of proper marketing to pique a buyer’s interest which would ultimately result in an offer to purchase, and a negotiated sale. In the instance
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Sooner or Later? The Best Time to Conduct a Final Walk-Through on Your New Home.

Buying a Home? There can be a lot of time between the moment thatĀ  you make your offer on a home until the time that you close. The time frame can be anywhere from 45 – 60 days on average in Fairfield

Selling Your Home? Google is Your Friend.

Don’t underestimate the importance of the internet and especially purposeful marketing in order to sell your home. Yes, it’s true- homes in certain towns are in demand, certain areas of many towns

Should a Seller Ever Respond to a Verbal Offer?

Every area has its own customs as to how to respond to a verbal offer. In our part of southwestern Connecticut, these offers are not considered bona-fide offers, but that isn’t necessarily true in all

The New Risks To Selling Your Home FSBO (For Sale By Owner)

There are risks for sellers going it alone without a RealtorĀ®, and make no mistake- the risks are for both the seller and buyer. What appears to initially be a grand savings more often turns out to be