Monthly Archives: December 2013

Is it time to get off the fence and buy a home?

If you been thinking about buying a home, read the following excerpt from a REALTOR Magazine article and you decide…. “Though borrowing costs are increasing as interest rates have lifted from their historical lows, some real estate professionals believe the … Continue reading

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A Guide to Changes in the National Flood Insurance Program

Many properties in eastern Connecticut are near bodies of water. What effect will the changes to the NFIP have on property values in Eastern Connecticut? The answer is not clear at this time but ECAR will be studying the issue. … Continue reading

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Twitter Chat Recap: 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

The National Association of REALTORS® Research Department held a Twitter Chat to discuss the highlights from the newly released 2013 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. Research’s Director of Member and Consumer Survey Research, Jessica Lautz, discussed the latest info … Continue reading

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Interested in getting a CT Real Estate License?

Taking the steps to getting a Connecticut real estate license can seem overwhelming. However, in actuality, its rather simple. Complete the required 60 hour “Principles & Practices of Real Estate” class. Once you’ve successfully completed the class, you’ll submit your course … Continue reading

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Ten Questions You Must Ask a REALTOR® Before You List

Which Eastern Connecticut real estate agent should you list with? Start by doing a few hours of research. Ask around… get to know who has the most signs, ads and marketing material in your neighborhood. Who’s the most active agent? … Continue reading

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