Litchfield County Lakes

Who hasn’t dreamed about living on the water. Residents of Litchfield County are fortunate to have a number of beautiful lakes and ponds in their backyard. Continue reading

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6 Times when NOT to Buy a House

Current thinking says everyone should buy a house if they can get a mortgage. So if you don’t already own, go out and buy…right?

Conventional wisdom says perhaps not. Continue reading

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4 Signals that it’s Time to Make a Housing Move

It’s time to make a housing move when:

1) You are currently renting but the cost of owning is roughly equivalent to the rent you pay.

This happens when the real estate market goes through gyrations and the balance between owning and renting changes. The Litchfield marketplace is no exception. The cost of Continue reading

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To Plow or Not to Plow…That is the Question.

So, here we are three quarters of the way through January and we’ve yet to have a plowable snow all winter. Quite surprising for our southern New England location. I feel bad for the Continue reading

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Bringing the Best of Litchfield to You.

I truly enjoy the Litchfield community. Here’s my tribute to it.

 

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IS THE LITCHFIELD AREA REAL ESTATE MARKET DEAD OR ALIVE?

There are signs of life, but it’s nowhere near as robust as it was at the peak in 2006. Or as deathly quiet as it was a few years ago. Image result for images of up and down arrows

“Squishy,” as I heard one agent describe it a few days ago.

“Maybe this is the new norm,” offered another…the way it used to be before the cycle of explosive Continue reading

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If I Remodel Will I Get My Money Back?

We Realtors are asked this question all the time. After all, prudent homeowners would like to know if the value of their home will increase by the cost of the project, right?

Well, the answer to this question may surprise you. Continue reading

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