Nancy's Real Estate In Fairfield County

Follow me
Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty, Westport CT
Norwalk, is a coastal town in lower Fairfield County Connecticut.  With almost 90,000 residents, this small historical New England city offers many great features.  If you are thinking of moving to the area, these are 5 things you should know:1.  Long Island Sound Shoreline:  Multiple town and co...
Strategize Your Downsize10 Steps to Prepare Step 1.  Be Committed.  Recognize that the decision to downsize will also give you moments of doubt.  Stay focused on what the rewards and benefits will be in the end.Step 2.  Begin the Purge.  Downsizing means many items will not be brought along on th...
Located directly across Shady Beach highlights one of East Norwalk's best kept secrets: Taylor Farm,  an off-leash dog park offering 4.5 acres of wide open play areas.  The park is separated by a modest wooded section with many paths and hiking trails connecting both sides. There are two main ent...
The Upside to Downsizing10 reasons why it makes sense  Cheaper to maintain.  A new friend I met at the gym described it best.  “I work to write checks to pay for house services.”  Granted, if you scale down in size not all of those services will likely go away.  However, each cost should be cut p...
Let's face it, shopping for a new home is fun...for the buyer that is.  For the agent, it starts out exciting too. We want to help  find the best home within budget or given criteria.  Then after many property criticisms and rejections, or not listening to our guidance, or presenting too many unr...
Many dream downsizing our home as a well earned reward--I got to the finish line and now I can let it all go and enjoy my golden years!  Occasionally however, downsizing is met with tremendous reluctance and sadness.  This often happens to the families that face the needed transitioning of mom an...
You pull your car up to the lovely house that you are about to show a buyer.  On paper it's perfect.  It meets all the necessary criteria--number of bedrooms, number of baths, school district, etc.  Then you and your clients scan the neighborhood only to be aghast at the dilapidated house next do...
Just the thought of moving can send even the most prepared nomad into a full panic attack.  Most of the stress stems from the "fear of the unknown"--especially if their last move was 25+ years ago!  For "Downsizers," include the issue of moving from a large home to a significantly smaller home an...
"Buyer Beware."  It's the expression that makes home buyers shudder--especially the first timers.  The concept of "due diligence" in their home search and property transfer process puts the onus on them to peel the onion back far enough to uncover all of the home's issues.  They are cautious and ...

Nancy Manby

Your Downsizing Specialist
Contact The Author