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By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
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Christmas Within The ActiveRain FamilyChristmas is a time of year when families gather to enjoy each other's company, good food and lots of smiles.  There was a time when this was common within the family of ActiveRain when we gathered at Meet-ups.  Some attendees traveled quite a distance just t...

By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
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Selling your home, a townhome, in Greater Danbury could be challenging.  As a real estate professional that has been fortunate to help many clients over the years, I am very knowledge of the local housing market. Market trends has been somewhat favorable toward the sellers. Sales year to date hav...

By Joseph Orabona, Your defense against the IRS
(Vector Tax & Accounting LLC)
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If you owe back taxes you might think you need a tax attorney, but that’s not necessarily always the case. Just like hiring a traditional accountant to try to resolve your tax debt might not be the best choice, hiring a tax attorney, who doesn’t specialize in tax resolution might be the same thin...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“I Would Have Said I was Fine as Well!”   An Irish farmer named Seamus had a car accident. In court, the lorry company's hot-shot solicitor was questioning Seamus. "Didn't you say to the police at the scene of the accident, 'I'm fine?'" asked the solicitor.Seamus responded, "Well, I'll tell you w...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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 “Often Tough to Buy Directly from the Seller”       Joe,The landlord is in a big rush. I understand he doesn’t want this to go into next year, but I’m also not feeling OK to be rushed. Again the kitchen is not done and the bathroom is not finished. I have been up there helping clean and paint. I...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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   “The Internet & Reading Bad Information”      Joe:I referred Natasha to speak to you.  She was going to file a chpt 7 bankruptcy with us, but she read online somewhere that she would never be able to purchase a house, or the time frame would be 7-10 years.  She makes about 55k and owes 35 in C...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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  Happy Thanksgiving 2020! I hope that everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving tomorrow.   Do not let the day go by without taking a few minutes to truly give thanks for all you have been blessed with, and if possible take the opportunity to be a blessing to someone else.  Tomorrow should not only be ...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Keep in Mind When Selecting Your Next Turkey”   A lady was looking for a turkey but couldn't find one big enough. She asked the stock boy, "Do these turkeys get any bigger?" The stock boy replied, "No they're dead."

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Tax Rep LLC)
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Tax practitioners are governed by many various rules of ethics, including the IRS Regulations known as “Circular 230”. This program will cover the Circular 230 rules and everyday ethical issues that arise for private practitioners.But what about the IRS’s employees? What ethical rules constrain t...

By Joseph Orabona, Your defense against the IRS
(Vector Tax & Accounting LLC)
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 For early adopters of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other popular cryptocurrencies, the profit potential has been simply stunning. While there have been some heart stopping moments and frightening ups and downs, the clear long-term trajectory has been upward. If you are one of those early adopters who p...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Always Make Sure of the Numbers”  Hey Joe I just had a quick question for you. Me and my wife went and looked at a house that was 429.000. I was going to make him an offer on 419 but I wanted to talk to you and see if we were in the 419 range with $50,000 down will it keep us in our 2500.00? Pen...

By The Brokerage Group - CT Real Estate, Fairfield County & Candlewood Lake Area
(The Brokerage of New England)
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33 Laurel Mountain Rd Warren CT 06754Private country setting, yet near everyday conveniencesNew to market $359,900. For additional information contact listing agent, Lisa Brown. Call 203-733-1613 or email BrokerageNE@gmail.com Want that private country setting, but still near everyday convenience...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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    “NO, You Don’t Need 20% Down!”    We are blown away by the misinformation we have been living with for years. How foolish on our part, thinking that we need 20% down to purchase a home. We would not have known any better if we hadn’t read one of your blogs, thank you thank you!I hate to tell ...

By Joseph Orabona, Your defense against the IRS
(Vector Tax & Accounting LLC)
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 When you owe creditors money that you can't afford to repay, sometimes you may be able to get the debt forgiven or otherwise canceled. When this happens, you no longer owe your creditors the money that you used to owe them.  The IRS, however, usually treats such canceled debt as income that you'...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Refinancing is a No-Brainer”  You assisted my wife and I when we purchased our home. Currently we have a rate of 4.25% and we are 6 years into the loan. The value is around $350,000 and the current mortgage balance is $200,000.Here is our issue, we have a little over $60,000 in credit card debt....

By Abraham Kyele Kingoo, EA, MBA, Solutions for Complex Situations
(Archer Solutions LLC)
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As a foreign national living in the US, you may have assumed that you won’t get a Covid19 payment from the IRS. Indeed, the CARES Act prohibits “nonresident alien” individuals from the payment. However, the term “nonresident alien” is defined by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), not by United S...

By Abraham Kyele Kingoo, EA, MBA, Solutions for Complex Situations
(Archer Solutions LLC)
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If you recently got a letter from the IRS (Notice 1444-A) about the Coronavirus Economic Impact Payment (EIP) you have until November 21, 2020 (3pm EST) to claim your money. These payments amount to up to $1,200 for single people, $2,400 for married couples, and $500 per each eligible child who i...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“That’s One Guy I Wouldn’t Drink With”   A Texan walks into a pub in Ireland and clears his voice to the crowd of drinkers. He says, "I hear you Irish are a bunch of hard drinkers. I'll give $500 American dollars to anybody in here who can drink 10 pints of Guinness back-to-back."The room is quie...

By Eric L. Green, Your IRS Tax Litigator
(Tax Rep LLC)
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So what is an IRS Offer-in-Compromise?  I mean really?When the IRS calculates the RCP (Reasonable Collection Potential) of a client, what does that mean?  Does the IRS expect the client to liquidate their investments?  Sell or remortgage their home?  What if the client cannot tap the equity...the...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Wrong Message for Sure” A group of friends and I run a small restaurant where we often name our specials after our employees, dishes like "Sally's Chicken" after our maître d who gave us the recipe, and "Rod's Ribs" after a waiter who had his personal style of barbecue.One evening after rereadin...

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