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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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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Radon: Should I Check My Home?


Why? Because it’s prevalent in a number of areas in Litchfield and surrounding towns as my wife and I discovered when we tested our home.

Also because it’s colorless and odorless and you won’t know if it’s present unless Continue reading

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Why I’m Passionate About My Profession

My Guiding Principles

If owning a home truly is your most valuable investment then you should expect nothing less than expert service from your real estate agent. I approach every client interaction with the mindset that I am the giver. Continue reading

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5 Great Reasons to Live in Litchfield

 1) Magnificent Geography      iStock_horses

Rolling hills and north-south running ridgetops offer picturesque pastoral scenes. Drive along many of Litchfield’s streets and you will pass vast open spaces of preserved farmland,  often with cows or horses grazing in fields. Continue reading

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Bantam is Booming!

What do Arethusa’s Al Tavolo restaurant and Farm Dairy Creamery, Bantam Tileworks, Brierwood Nursery, Sportsmen’s, Bantam Market and the new Mockingbird Kitchen and Bar have in common?                       Arethusa al tavolo

They all have chosen Bantam center as their hometown place of business. Continue reading

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This Is A Test

This is my first blog post. I’m learning how to insert links, photos and videos. I’m having fun.

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