Testimony was accepted in the public hearing held February 7th on bills proposed to aid victims of crumbling foundations. Two of the bills involve the protection of homeowners with crumbling basements who are at risk of having their credit negatively impacted via a deficiency judgment under many scenarios. There was no surprise in who [...]
Selling your home
This year’s Agent Recognition even was held Friday, February 8th at Pine & Iron Axe Throwing in Hartford and catered by Bears BBQ. Our annual outing celebrates everyone’s accomplishments and participation in the previous year of outstanding sales production and customer service. We close the office for the afternoon so everyone has an [...]
The numbers are in and we crushed it again in 2018! Home Selling Team grabbed the top spot with 259 sales and a 20.3% market share in our 20-town region, the next closest company at 140 sales and 10.97% market share.
How'd we do it you ask? A roster of accomplished full-time real estate professionals focused on training, education, service, marketing, collaboration and synergy with a dash of grit and a healthy dose of fierce determination.
Yes, the government is shuttered this January 2019 but thankfully that will not prevent us from recognizing January as National Radon Action Month. In spite of the roll backs of environmental protections, you can take your own action to protect the health of yourself and your family from dangerous levels of radon in your home.
The EPA [...]
The Connecticut Foundation Solutions Indemnity Company (CFSIC) has announced a new launch date of January 10, 2019 for claim applications for Type 1 and Type 2 repairs. After a robust comment period there were changes made to the original underwriting and claims management [...]
Sellers: Do You Hear What I Hear? Buyers Scheduling Showings! ?Shortly after Thanksgiving many homeowners currently listed for sale in the Mansfield Storrs area, will contemplate taking their property off the market for the holiday season. Others may be hesitant about putting their homes up for sale during the winter months. Their reasons are many and varied:
Helicoptering a Showing
Much like helicopter parenting, hovering is largely unhealthy for a successful viewing of your home. The buyer is uncomfortable and can’t express their true feelings, less they offend you and their agent should direct them to not tip their hand by showing interest. So what have you accomplished by being there: The [...]
The FSBO- For Sale But Overwhelmed
Sell your home yourself, it makes perfect sense. How hard can it be and it will save you at least the commission to the listing agent. Depending on your sales price, that could save you a nice chunk of your net proceeds. I mean how hard can it be? My neighbor moonlights as a real estate [...]
Miles of biking & hiking trails
Arts & Culture
I have attended meetings of the Leadership in Residence group which was started by Rebecca Shafer of Mansfield Neighborhood Preservation. The stated goal of this group/committee is to increase the percentage of UConn faculty, staff and [...]
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