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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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Keith McNamara took a chance on me and hired me as a Loan Originator even though I did not have any experience in originating loans.  A few years later he came down with cancer which ended up taking his life.  Keith loved to play golf so it is very appropriate to honor him with a golf tournament in his name, the Keith McNamara Memorial CMBA Golf Outing On June 23rd.When Keith hired me, he also hired six others at the same time, and called us the Magnificent Seven.  The Magnificent Seven is now down to the Magnificent Two . I do not play golf, but if I did this would be a golf tournament I would play in.  Keith is someone I will every be grateful too,For more information Keith McNamara Memorial CMBA Golf Outing On June 23rd. call (860) 348-1238 or e-mail info@cmba.org. or register online...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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 We are all aware of how important referrals are to our business, and would all love to have more of them.  At the Connecticut Mortgage Association (CMA) Lunch & Learn Money Grows On Trees .... Referral Trees on July 29th will be an excellent opportunity to learn how to be better at getting them.There is no better lead than a Referral.  Referrals are the best lead because they are the easiest lead to convert into business.  Also referrals like a tree, if watered & nurtured properly keep on growing and produce more & more fruit.  So make it a point to mark your calendar for July 29th, but make sure to go online and register first to make sure you have a spot available.  (888)-662-8262  *******************************************************************************************************...
By Sarah Ashton, Real Estate Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Unionville Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Sarah Ashton Keller Williams Realty 860-306-0694 Questions?Schedule a Showing!   Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for the most current information and status of this property. 230 Plainville Avenue Unionville, CT Scan with your smartphone & take me with you. Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Virtual Tour Print Brochure         $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS ( 2 full ) 2132 Square Feet 3 Bedroom in excellent updated condition. Remodeled kitchen with granite tile countertops and SS appliances. Hardwood and pergo floors. Family room, sauna, and bar room in lower level. ...
By Tatyana Makarov, Your Greater Hartford Area Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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       BEST Holiday cards for Christmas. The Portrait Simple photography.    Life goes by so quickly... You experience the birth of your baby, your child's first communion, your son's graduation from school, then college. Your daughter gets engaged, new life begins. And do you remember excitement of all of these events? Make sure to visit Portrait Simple Studio in Farmington, CT, the Best Portrait Studio, located in Westfarm Mall.        It is almost Holiday season! Hurry to make your appointment... You will  be satisfied  with your Holiday cards at Portrait Simple Studio in Farmington, I guarantee it! Don't forget to bring change of cloths. You may want to take a casual (white shirt and blue jeans) family portrait there as well..         Clients come first there. The Portrait Simple  i...
By Sarah Ashton, Real Estate Specialist
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Why do so many families want to move to Farmington, CT?  Having lived here for almost 15 years, it is easy for me to understand.  It is a beautiful, scenic town with the Farmington River running through it.  You can fish, swim, or go tubing down the Farmington River.  Why buy a house in Farmington?  That's an easy question, we have the lowest tax mil rate in the Farmington valley.  Farmington is 21.27 compared to Avon (25.04), Simsbury (30.85) and West Hartford (39.44).  Along with low taxes, Farmington real estate is very affordable.  Currently, there are 49 single family homes available for sale under $350,000 starting at only $125,000. Other than our low taxes, people flock to Farmington for our public schools.  Farmington High School received a Gold Award from U.S. News and World Re...
By Tatyana Makarov, Your Greater Hartford Area Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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   SAVE 25% on Holiday cards this month only!    Life goes by so quickly... You experience the birth of your baby, your child's first communion, your son's graduation from school, then college. Your daughter gets engaged, new life begins. And do you remember excitement of all of these events? Make sure to visit Portrait Simple Studio in Farmington, CT, the Best Portrait Studio, located in Westfarm Mall.    It is almost Holiday season! Hurry to make your appointment... You will SAVE 25% on your Holiday cards at Portrait Simple Studio in Farmington. Don't forget to bring change of cloths. You may want to take a casual (white shirt and blue jeans) family portait there as well..     Clients come first there. It is the BEST PHOTO STUDIO!!! The staff approaches every session as an opportunity...
By Brian Marois, Roofing, Windows, Siding, Kitchen, Bath Contractor
(Maintenance Man, LLC)
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Avoid These Kitchen Contractors in Farmington, CT – Connecticut   Avoid These Kitchen Contractors in Farmington, CT – Connecticut Your kitchen may be outdated, or you may feel as though you need something new and exciting in your home; either way, it is time to search for kitchen contractors in Farmington. Finding kitchen contractors won’t be difficult, but determining which contractor you will hire for the kitchen remodel can sometimes be challenging. You want quality and craftsmanship in your kitchen, not a mess of mistakes attempted to be hidden. Unfortunately, there are many kitchen contractors that aren’t professional and can put you and your home’s value at risk. To avoid working with an unsafe kitchen contractor, follow these four steps, and feel confident that you will be workin...
By Brian Marois, Roofing, Windows, Siding, Kitchen, Bath Contractor
(Maintenance Man, LLC)
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Dangerous Bathroom contractors in Farmington, CT – Connecticut   Dangerous Bathroom contractors in Farmington, CT – Connecticut Your bathroom may be outdated, or you may feel as though you need something new and exciting in your home; either way, it is time to search for Bathroom contractors in Farmington. It is simple finding Bathroom contractors, but deciding which contractor you will hire for the bathroom remodel can sometimes be difficult. You want quality craftsmanship in your new bathroom, not numerous mistakes attempted to be hidden. Unfortunately, there are many dangerous Bathroom contractors that can put you and your home’s value at risk. To avoid working with an dangerous bathroom contractor, follow these four steps, and feel confident that you will soon be working with a prof...
By Tatyana Makarov, Your Greater Hartford Area Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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  California Pizza Kitchen, the best pizza restaurant in CT    My family and I felt in love with California Pizza Kitchen, the best pizza restaurant, more than ten years ago... Our first experience was in Pasadena, CA in 1998. We loved their tasty appetizers, crunchy best pizzas, and delicious salads.  We kept coming back every weekend; it was a sort of family ritual for us. The atmosphere in that restaurant reminds me of a family gathering in a homey kitchen. Also, your table, you can see the chefs preparing food and view pizzas going in and out of oven... It is almost like a show to watch the cooks skillfully preparing our food. While you sit and wait for your meal, you may order some appetizers. In this restaurant, you may see all kinds of people: single one, sometime like to enjoy t...
By Tatyana Makarov, Your Greater Hartford Area Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Life goes by so quickly... You experience the birth of your baby, your child's first communion, your son's graduation from school, then college. Your daughter gets engaged, new life begins. And do you remember excitement of all of these events? Make sure to visit Portrait Simple Studio in Farmington, CT, the Best Portrait Studio, located in Westfarm Mall.      You wish to hold on to those memories as long as you can. And to have beautiful photos in homes as reminders is a perfect way to do so.    I want to tell you about best photo studio in Hartford Country, CT. It is Portrait Simple studio at the Westfarm Mall in Farmington.    Clients come first there. It is the BEST PHOTO STUDIO!!! The staff approaches every session as an opportunity to work with you in capturing something that you'...
By Julie Nearing
(Vision Real Estate LLC)
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Thats a giant Meatball!  By George!  I took my daughter recently out for dinner and we visited her favorite place, George's in Unionville Ct.  It is located at the intersection of rt 177 and rt4.  The menu has a splendid variety of italian, greek and traditional favorites.  My daughters loves the shells and meatball for dinner.  I ordered a lamb gyro that night, which was served in a warm pita and accompanied by a thick cup of tzatziki sauce, which is one of my favoirtes. I would reccommend George's Pizza for a visit.  They also have the Olive Bar, which is attached to the restaurant that welcomes large crowds on the weekends.  Check it out!
By Chloe White, Connecticut REALTOR
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Welcome to February's Business Tip Blog.  Are you looking for a great way to Grow Your Business by Referral?  Then you must checkout a local BNI (Business Networking International) group, or better yet start your own!  "BNI is the largest business networking organization in the world. We offer members the opportunity to share ideas, contacts and most importantly, business referrals.  From our humble beginnings in Southern California in 1985, BNI has expanded into a truly international organization which makes it possible for small business owners and entrepreneurs around the world to grow their businesses year after year regardless of the state of the economy (Click here to read success stories from BNI members worldwide)."  Source:  www.bni.com  If you're wondering how BNI measured up ...
By Julie Nearing
(Vision Real Estate LLC)
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Just a quick post to let everyone know about one of my favorite restaurants.  It is Joey Garlic's in Farmington Ct.  They also have other locations in Ct such as Rocky Hill and Canton, but this one is the best since it's in my town. Pictured here is the cheeseburger, a mouth watering slab of hand ground beef that is to die for!  It is so delicate that it melt in your mouth.  Another favorite of mine is the Goat Cheese Salad.  It is a mountain of salad greens with a round of toasted goat cheese sprinkled with chopped pistachios and honey.  IT is a delicious flavor combination and so good! My friends have ordered (and loved) all of their pizzas, the Philly Cheese Steak and their infamous Eggplant Fries, which is served with a "snowing" of parmesan cheese and mariniara sauce for dipping.  ...
By Julie Nearing
(Vision Real Estate LLC)
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  This image is of a small oil spill in my neighborhood that my daughter and I found one day while out for a walk.  We live in the Lake Garda area in Farmington Ct, where homes are perched on hills overlooking a wonderful lake.  There are often cars parked on the street on one of the roads that we walk on, one of them has left this oill spill  What beautiful colors and pattern it makes.  It resembles a sunburst or a glowing ball of fire perhaps.  How can something so nasty (oil) leave such a pretty and impressionable image on the ground? This year is all about Perspective Changes.  I don't believe in New Year's Resolutions, as they often getter watered down or thrown out by tax season.  Rather, I believe in changes in perspective.  A phrase written b Author Chip St Claire, states "thin...
By Julie Nearing
(Vision Real Estate LLC)
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  Once a month, Paula, a Librarian at the Farmington Library, arranges to have her dog, Tucker, come in. He is a wonderful Therapy Dog who is gentle and fun.  Children can sign up and read stories to him for a block of 15 minutes.  Tucker is trained to lay on his blanket until the book has been read.  After the story is over, Tucker performs tricks such as saying "I Love You", rolling over and balancing a treat on his nose until Paula says "ok" where he then flips it off and eats it. You can bring your own story or read from the selection that Paula has chosen, which is usually about the current season or holiday.  Check out the library site here. I started bringing my daughter to see Tucker before she could read.  She was able to explain the pictures to him to tell the story.  Now she...
By Julie Nearing
(Vision Real Estate LLC)
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        One of my favorite holiday traditions is to visit Vermont for their annual Holiday Inn Tours.  Selected Inn's are tastefully decorated for the holidays and scattered through out Manchester Vermont.  It is a wonderful way to get in the spirit of things and to get away and do a little shopping. We stayed at the Inn at Manchester, which is a beautiful home owned by Innkeepers Frank and Julie Hanes.  They are a wonderful and accomodating couple who cooked the most delicious Sunday Breakfast ever.  Thanks Inn at Manchester for a lovely time. The even happens for only two weekends in the beginning of December.  If you are in the area or in New England, I would suggest checking it out as it has given me lasting memories and some good pictures for my annual Holiday card.  
By Julie Nearing
(Vision Real Estate LLC)
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    According to www.zillow.com, here are the latest  home values for Farmington.  The town has suffered a decrease in value (year over year), according to Zillow, which has been typical for the present market.   The Average list price for homes in Farmington is $339,900, which is down by 2.9% over the year.  The average sales price is $328900 according to zillow.com.   25.5% of homes in Farmington sold at a loss since last Dec and 72.8% sold for a gain for the same time period.
By Julie Nearing
(Vision Real Estate LLC)
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I an am Agent for Farmington, Ct and alwasy looking for sites or info for my Buyers on our town that my help them decided whether to purchase here or not.  The picutre above is of Miss Porter's School, which is a private all-girls boarding school located in the center of town.  Jackie Onassis attended Miss Porters from 1944-1947 and Gloria Vanderbilt spent some time here as well.  You can learn more about the school here. Farmington is surrounded by lush landscapes and rolling hills and hosts the Historic Hill-Stead Museum which houses famous works of art by Monet, Manet, Cassat and Whistler to name a few.  They also host a summer Farmer's Market and a Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.  So check us out the next time you are driving by.  We have some great restaurants and historic places t...
By Julie Nearing
(Vision Real Estate LLC)
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The Hill-Stead Museum in Farmington Ct is one of the most beautiful places to go and spend a few hours.  Built in 1901, it houses famous pieces of art from the masters Monet, Manet, Cassat and Whistler..to name a few.  It also has the loveliest grounds around-from rolling meadows to formal a formal english garden. As you can imagine, it is a wonderful spot for picture taking, both casual and posed.  I often take my daughter there and take pictures in the gardens.  It is impeccably maintained and the Hill-Stead holds events here such as the famous "Sunken Garden Poetry Festival", a summer farmer's market as well as numerous catered events. Whenever I am touring a new comer around Farmington Ct, The Hill-Stead Museum is always a definite stop along the way.  
By Kathleen Shippee, The Farmington Valley Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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