Category Archives: For Investors

2011 Year in Review ~ East Hartford CT

East Hartford CT was a busy market for real estate sales in 2011, but not quite as active as in 2010. According to MLS data, there were 307 closed sales in 2011 compared to 343 in 2010. In addition, the … Continue reading

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2011 Year in Review ~ South Windsor CT

South Windsor CT real estate sales during 2011 showed a fairly typical picture of the ups and downs of the market.  As was the case with many towns in Connecticut, South Windsor closed sales and median price were down from … Continue reading

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2011 Year in Review ~ Manchester CT

2011 has closed and the real estate analysis has been done.  By most accounts 2011 was a worse year than 2010, but let’s take a look at what actually happened in Manchester CT in 2011. During 2011, there were 321 closed … Continue reading

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New Real Estate Conveyance Taxes in Connecticut

On 7/1/11, it will be more expensive to sell a house in Connecticut because the increase in real estate conveyance tax will add to sellers’ closing costs. Continue reading

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Is It a Buyer’s Market?

It’s a Buyer’s Market, Isn’t It? With all the doom and gloom news about the real estate market, it’s easy to assume that it’s a buyer’s market.  In fact, many buyers figure that they can put off making homebuying decisions, … Continue reading

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Buying an Bank-Owned (REO) Property

I am often asked by my buyer clients if they should consider buying a bank-owned property.  If you have considered buying a bank-owned property but you weren’t sure if it was an option for you, this post will provide you with some … Continue reading

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