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Blogging about life in Newtown, CT and relevant real estate information for the public
Top Service Provider Awards  When we complete a transaction with a client - whether it be buyer or seller - we ask that you complete a survey form and return it us.  We in turn, pass it along to our Corporate office.  With each completed survey form, we receive something called a "key".  A key af...
Berkshire Hathaway is Our Name  Today, September 26, 2013, Prudential Connecticut Realty is no longer.  Our company branding has changed and we are now Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties.  What is Berkshrire Hathaway?  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is a new brokerage network...
2013 Newtown CT Labor Day Parade  It was humid.  It was overcast.  There was a short rain shower.  Then the sun tried to pop out, but it never quite got there.  Despite weather unbecoming of a parade, the residents of Newtown turned out in droves to see the 2013 Newtown, CT Labor Day Parade.  As ...
Short Sales in Newtown, CT - as of 8/9/13.  Back in September 2008, we posted a blog titled "Short Sale - What is It?". We think this is useful information as we frequently explain what a short sale is to both buyers and sellers. Our intention is to update you every 2 months about the short sale ...
What's In A Name?  The agency we are affiliated with is Prudential Connecticut Realty.  As of September 26, 2013, that will change.  Our name is changing to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties.  A mouth full, huh?    We're very excited about our name change.  Warren Buffett pur...
Sandy Hook School Shootings & the Newtown, CT Real Estate Market  The shootings at the Sandy Hook Elementary School happened on December 14, 2012.  Like most Newtowners, we were paralyzed by this tragedy and the events of that day.  The aftermath of those shootings will be long lasting and far re...
Real Estate Market Update for Newtown, CT - 4/15/13  The second quarter of the year has just begun and we thought it time to provide you with a real estate market update.  Here we go! 235 homes actively listed for sale in Newtown - which is a little low for this time of year 46 homes are under de...
13 Pebble Road, Newtown, CT was LISTED FOR SALE by BOB & RICHELLE WARD, Realtors, ABR ~ SOLD - 6/20/2013 FOR $329,9000 ~ List Price: $329,900 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathroom 1,740 Square Feet 1.51 Acre Light and bright contemporized raised ranch with 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Newly refinished hardw...
Mortgage Lemons to Mortgage Lemonade  We have met with many people over the past few years that are “under water” on their homes, or are behind in their mortgage and need to short sell.  We always get the short sales done, but they can be very problematic and stressful for everyone involved.  You...
Median House Sale Price in Newtown, CT 2000-2013  Prudential Connecticut Realty is always innovating and bringing us Realtors new tools.  One of those new tools is Collateral Analytics (CA).  CA develops real estate analytic products and tools to support financial institutions, institutional and ...

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