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2008 

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Lew Sichelman is one of my favorite real estate writers.  It helps that he sometimes quotes me in his articles.  His latest article pertains to Open Houses - Door is Closing on Open Houses.  Do open houses work?  Are they worth it?  The article presents both viewpoints.  It also created some talk...
05/19/2008
This is a new one for me: I called to schedule an appointment to show a home.  The homeowner answered, I identified myself, and her response was:  "I'm sorry.  Can you call me back in 30 minutes?  I'm at the doctor's office and he is examining me right now." OK.  I know I preach that sellers need...
05/16/2008
I was in the office the other day talking with a colleague. We were discussing the market.  Our business.  Our projected business.  We laughed.  We made some jokes. Then we broached the topic of all the short sales and foreclosure properties on the market.  Short sales have definitely become the ...
05/13/2008
Yesterday, clients of mine wrote an offer on a Danbury, Connecticut townhome they hope to buy.  The property is being sold as a short sale, which means the sellers owe more than what the property is worth in its as-is condition in today's market.  We wrote a solid offer.  Of course, another offer...
05/13/2008
New Milford, Connecticut Real Estate Update  April, 2008 Closed home sales in New Milford, Connecticut: Single Family Homes:There were 17 single family home sales closed in New Milford, CT.List Prices ranged from $269,900 - $609,900.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $240,000 - $620,000. The average...
05/11/2008
Brookfield, Connecticut Real Estate Update  April, 2008 Closed home sales in Brookfield, Connecticut: Single Family Homes:There were 12 single family home sales closed in Brookfield, CT.List Prices ranged from $320,900 - $715,000.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $317,000 - $715,000. The average cl...
05/11/2008
Danbury, Connecticut Real Estate Update April, 2008 Closed home sales in Danbury, Connecticut: Single Family Homes:There were 29 single family home sales closed in Danbury, CT.List Prices ranged from $149,900 - $749,000.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $139,900 - $718,000. The average closed real ...
05/11/2008
Sherman, Connecticut Real Estate Update April, 2008 Closed home sales in Sherman, Connecticut: There were 3 home sales closed in Sherman, CT.List Prices ranged from $359,000 - $597,500.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $330,000 - $572,000. Marketing time ranged from 191 - 290 days on market.  The a...
05/11/2008
New Fairfield, Connecticut Real Estate Update April, 2008 Closed home sales in New Fairfield, Connecticut: There were 6 home sales closed in New Fairfield, CT.List Prices ranged from $310,000 - $1,695,000.Closed Sales Prices ranged from $302,500 - $1,565,000. The average closed real estate sales ...
05/11/2008
It finally happened.  Many didn't believe me.  But now I've seen it happen. A home is listed for sale as a short sale - the sellers owe more on the home than it is worth in today's market. Here's the scenario (the specifics have been changed, but the story still works):This home has been on the m...
05/09/2008
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