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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
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Morris Cove Homes For Sale - Morris Cove Real Estate Market Report December 2009   Understanding the general direction of the current Morris Cove real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in Morris Cove. There are currently 26 Morris Cove homes for saleranging in price from $129,900 to $724,900. In the month of December 2009 there were 4 homes that closed. This is an increase of 1 home as there was 3 closed sale in December 2008. The average sales prices of Morris Cove homes sold in December 2009 was $170,750 with an average 53 days on the market versus $181,333 for those sold in December 2008 with an average 32 days on the market. Below is a summary of the Morris Cove ...
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New Haven CT Homes  - New Haven CT Real Estate Market Report December 2009 Understanding the general direction of the current New Haven CT homes real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in New Haven. There are currently 163 New Haven CT homes for sale ranging in price from $29,900 to $1,200,000. In the month of December 2009 there were 23 homes that closed which is a decrease of 4 homes as there were 27 homes that closed in December 2008. The average sales prices of the New Haven CT homes sold in December 2009 was $206,678 with an average 63 days on the market versus $196,995 for those sold in December 2008 with an average 68 days on the market.. Below is a summary of ...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
I think I've written about utilization, the relationship between the balances and credit limits on credit cards expressed as a percentage, for as long as I've owned a computer. But this topic has legs as everlasting as the Gobstopper which shares the adjective. So, for the first time in 2010 and what has to be the 100th time overall, here's how utilization is calculated. First off, utilization 101...Mark has a credit card with a $1,000 credit limit. That is, his credit reports show a $1,000 credit limit. His current balance as reported on his credit reports is $500. The utilization of that card is 50% because the balance ($500) divided by the credit limit ($1,000) equals .50 or 50%. Now we can get started. It's important to note that the figures I use for my next few examples HAVE to be...
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Connecticut Home Forelcosures - Connecticut Ranked 21st For Year End 2009 According to the latest report furnished by RealtyTrac, Connecticut was ranked 21st for the year end 2009 nationally with a grand total of 19,679 foreclosure filings which consists of notices of default, auctions and bank owned properties. This represents a decrease of 10.24% for Connecticut home foreclosure filings from 2008. For the month of December 2009 there was a total of 2425 foreclosure filings in Connecticut.  With 1 in every 487 homes facing foreclosure, New Haven has the highest number of foreclousre filings with 716 followed by Fairfield County with 656, Hartford County with 483, New London County with 168, Litchfield County with 157, Windahm County with 106, Middlesex County with 80 and Tolland County...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
Ok so you joined ActiveRain and you have a blog (fun aren't they!).  But do you know where the word Blog comes from?  It's a pretty funny sounding word.  The first Blogs weren't called Blogs at all.  They started out being called web logs, presumable because they were logs being kept on the web.  Well in our society we like to make most everything smaller and quicker so web log became BLOG. ☺ MattToll Free: 888-NCFIXER (623-4937)Toll Free Fax: 888-FAX-4020 (329-4020)Local: 860-282-6181330 Roberts Street 4th FloorEast Hartford, CT 06108 credit repair company 
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
2009 A Credit Year in Review Part 1 2009 was a historical year in the world of consumer credit. We saw property values decline, lenders stop lending, credit card issuers crank up their abusive behavior, a new Federal law passed and a historically high number of credit related lawsuits. The following is a brief synopsis of 2009 and what consumer should do to put themselves in the best possible position for 2010.Many of us received a letter (or letters) from our credit card issuers with similar messages;· Your credit line has been lowered to reflect your spending· Your account has been closed because we believe your card is being used in a manner inconsistent with your Cardmember agreement· Given the size of your credit line and the way you have historically used your account, we have adj...
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Winter Wonderland In Southern Connecticut- Looking Out My Back Door Looks like we got hit with one doozie of a storm here in Southern Connecticut.  The first fluffy flakes started falling last night and within a couple of hours the wind picked up causing blizzard like conditions.  It is estimated that the snow totals are from 9-14 inches along the Southern Connecticut shoreline.  I took a couple of photos last night at the height of the storm and this morning.  Mother Nature was in her fury throughout the night but this morning it is a beautiful winter wonderland. The next two photos were taken from my screen porch. ********************************************************************************************** Written and Posted by: Donna Bigda - REALTOR® RE/MAX Alliance - Branford, CT 0...
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Morris Cove Homes For Sale - Morris Cove Real Estate Market Report November 2009   Understanding the general direction of the current Morris Cove real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in Morris Cove. There are currently 33 homes for sale in Morris Cove New Haven CT ranging in price from $154,900 to $650,000. In the month of November 2009 there were 5 homes that closed. This is an increase of 4 homes as there was one closed sale in November 2008. The average sales prices of Morris Cove homes sold in November 2009 was $174,140 with an average 54 days on the market versus $185,000 for those sold in November 2008 with an average 116 days on the market. Below is a summar...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Make a Move To Greater New Haven   The Greater New Haven area located in Southern CT is full with a vibrant historic and cultural past. Greater New Haven is an area combined with distinctive and unique charateristics centered around a cosmopolitan urban center with ties to the prestigious educationa landmark of Yale University and enriched with its reknown Italian-American cuisine and culture.   The shoreline communities to the east of New Haven and the landscape of East Rock and West Rock provide a backdrop for a variety of recreational, entertaining, historical and education attractions and events. According to the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce there are 15 towns included in the region.   The City of New Haven is at the hub of these neighboring cities and towns which include B...
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New Haven Homes For Sale - New Haven CT Real Estate Market Report November 2009 Understanding the general direction of the current New Haven CT real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in New Haven. There are currently 171 homes for sale in New Haven ranging in price from $26,900 to $1,100,000. In the month of November 2009 there were 34 homes that closed which is an increase of 20 home as there were 14 homes that closed in November 2008. The average sales prices of the homes sold in November 2009 was $182,644 with an average 87 days on the market versus $115,064 for those sold in November 2008 with an average 97 days on the market.. Below is a summary of the New Haven...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
Here is my movie review of The Box: On a scale of 1-10, I give it a 3.  Save your money - this one isn't worth it.  In my movie reviews, I do not like to discuss the particulars of a movie so as not to ruin your own movie going experience.  I thought the story line was predictable and the plausibility factor was dismal.  The movie just plain failed to sell me on the storyline. ☺ MattToll Free: 888-NCFIXER (623-4937)Toll Free Fax: 888-FAX-4020 (329-4020)Local: 860-282-6181330 Roberts Street 4th FloorEast Hartford, CT 06108 credit repair company 
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New Haven Connecticut is One of Top 20 Cities for Commuters to Live In       New Haven Connecticut  is ranked #16 in the top 20 cities for commuters to live in. In an article published last week in US News and World Report and featured on Yahoo Real Estate, it states:   New Haven, Conn. Average commute time: 21.6 minutes Non-car commuters: 27.3 percent     New Haven's commuting patterns are shaped by its unusual downtown. In many cities, downtowns fill up with professionals and other workers during the day, then turn into ghost towns at night. But according to the City of New Haven, 7,000 people live in the downtown area, making it "among the most populous downtowns in the nation"-with a population density greater than that of downtown Seattle, Chicago, or Baltimore. Jobs are in downtow...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
A blonde made several attempts to sell her old car. She was having a lot of problems finding a buyer because the car had 340,000 miles on it. She discussed her problem with a brunette that she worked with at a bar.The brunette suggested, "There may be a chance to sell that car easier, but it's not going to be legal.""That doesn't matter at all," replied the blonde. "All that matters it that I am able to sell this car.""Alright," replied the brunette. In a quiet voice, she told the blonde: "Here is the address of a friend of mine. He owns a car repair shop around here. Tell him I sent you, and he will turn the counter back on your car to 40,000 miles. Then it shouldn't be a problem to sell your car."The following weekend, the blonde took a trip to the mechanic on the brunette's advice.Ab...
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In Connecticut's largest single deployment since the Korean War the families of 700 soldiers attended a send-off ceremony yesterday afternoon at the Hartford Convention Center.  The CT Army National Guard is sending these soldiers from two units the 1st Battalion 102nd Infantry Regiment based in New Haven and the 250th Multi-Role Bridge Company based in New London. My brother David is one of the soldiers who is being deployed to Afghanistan as part of Opeation Enduring Freedom to help train Afghanistan's Army, police and border police forces.  I attended this ceremony yesterday with my mother and a few other members of our family. To take part in this ceremony is something that I will cherish for many years to come.  Seeing what had to be close to a couple thousand family members say th...
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New Haven Homes For Sale - New Haven CT Real Estate Market Report October 2009 Understanding the general direction of the current New Haven CT real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in New Haven. There are currently 178 homes for sale in New Haven ranging in price from $29,900 to $1,000,000. In the month of October 2009 there were 34 homes that closed which is an increase of 16 home as there were 18 homes that closed in October 2008. The average sales prices of the homes sold in October 2009 was $174,534 with an average 108 days on the market versus $174,050 for those sold in October 2008 with an average 68 days on the market.. Below is a summary of the New Haven CT ...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Morris Cove Homes For Sale - Morris Cove Real Estate Market Report October 2009   Understanding the general direction of the current Morris Cove real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in Morris Cove. There are currently 32 homes for sale in Morris Cove ranging in price from $179,900 to $650,000. In the month of October 2009 there were 7 homes that closed. This is an increase of 7 homes as there were no closed sales in October 2008. The average sales prices of Morris Cove homes sold in October 2009 was $227,714 with an average 78 days on the market. Below is a summary of the Morris Cove New Haven CT real estate market that provides a more in depth view of market condi...
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By No Longer Active
(Real Estate)
Seems we all slow down with age and as my training has escalated over the past few years it has been frustrating to see my best running time was before I joined Team in Training and really learned about the importance of variation on runs.  Last week at this time I was in the early miles of my slowest marathon in NYC.  Pat Murray and I planned to do the Miami Marathon but we never talked about how to approach the race so on marathon morning we went our separate ways,  in NY we decided to set an nice pace and enjoy the sights of the city which was great! Yesterday I noticed there was a 5 mile race in New Haven so this morning I was off to the MADD Dash.  I felt pretty good considering I'd just finished a 26.2 mile marathon but at mile 4 with a time of 36:20 I figured chance are I would n...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Morris Cove Halloween Parade 2009     A time held tradition in Morris Cove is the annual Morris Cove Halloween Parade.  The East Shore Neighborhood Preservation Association (ESNPA) has been running this event for over twenty years.         The ESNPA is a  non-partisan, non political civic organization  which monitors zoning issues and takes part in activities which enhance the quality of life and fosters an increased sense of community among the residents of Morris Cove. The ESNPA at their summer fundrasiser which is held with the cooperation of Anthony's Ocean View raises the money it needs each year to host events like the Morris Cove Halloween Parade.       The ESNPA purchases the Halloween candy and puts together 475 bags which are given out to the children who take part in the para...
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Morris Cove Homes For Sale - Morris Cove Real Estate Market Report September 2009 Understanding the general direction of the current Morris Cove real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in Morris Cove. There are currently 36 homes for sale in Morris Cove ranging in price from $109,900 to $650,000. In the month of September 2009 there were 7 homes that closed. This is an increase of 4 homes as there were 3 homes closed in September 2008. The average sales prices of Morris Cove homes sold in September 2009 was $202,986 with an average 140 days on the market versus $264,000 for those sold in September 2008 with an average 146 days on the market.   Below is a summary of th...
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