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Real Estate Agent - Calcagni Real Estate, Hamden, Connecticut - Connecticut REB.0750397
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There is a spot on New Road that has been a favorite with locals for centuries. It's Clark's Pond, a calm oasis in a busy part of town. Today the Pond is bordered by Quinnipiac University. Its beauty offers students and town folk alike a respite from the quick pace of life. As you can see, the su...
10/08/2009
We can learn so much from each other on Active Rain. For me, it's like continuing ed online every time I log on. Technology tips, dealing with difficult situations, marketing - all these topics are here for the taking. It's an information smorgasbord! I have a particular interest in economics, bu...
09/23/2009
Early Fall in Hamden is a magical time. Nature provides the perfect backdrop for our town. We all feel energized by the cool, crisp air. Trees are giving their first hints of the blaze of color that is to follow. (October 15th is peak leaf-peeping time in Hamden). Now is the time to visit the loc...
09/17/2009
The darn house is back on the market again. For the third time. I put in an offer on this bank owned property last May. The offer was eventually accepted and the tome of bank papers was delivered to my client. No changes could be made to the paperwork, the terms were onerous and the closing had t...
09/15/2009
I'm wearing my Certified Residential Specialist hat right now and writing to invite you to the Connecticut CRS Chapter's offering of CRS 200 - The Business Planning and Marketing Course. Course dates are October 6 and 7, 2009. The class is to be held at beautiful Water's Edge Resort and Spa in We...
09/10/2009
This is the month to focus on your first time homebuyers. You can take off in October if you wish, but now's the time to work. Remember, your buyers must be closed by November 30th to take advantage of the homebuyers $8000 tax credit. With lending a bit slow (to put it mildly), you are going to n...
09/01/2009
Let's face it folks, this has been a frustrating year in real estate. There are hints (stock market) and even signs of an improving economy, but the turn around seems so slow sometimes. We need job creation in Connecticut and a State Budget to work with. Despite all the delays, however, we seem t...
08/28/2009
Did you know that people earning more than $250,000 per year may face a double whammy? They have been singled out to pay higher taxes to help with this economic recovery. In addition, and more troubling, there is a provision in the Bill that would limit the amount of mortgage interest that this g...
02/27/2009
All of us in real estate have been anxiously awaiting the passage of the Economic Stimulus Bill, with its first time homebuyer tax credit, meant to stimulate our local markets and jump start lending. Last week, we were teased with the Senate's doubling of the House's proposed $7500 credit. Now we...
02/12/2009
After a long and trying winter, this breath of warm, fresh air is most invigorating. It is wonderful to feel good and positive again, if only for a day. Now let's try to keep this feeling going. There is another big headline today that may impact Hamden in a positive way. The Economic Stimulus bi...
02/11/2009
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Millie C. Legenhausen

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Local market commentary, general economy commentary, sharing of lessons learned from years of experience in changing real estate markets.