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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
Where do I start?
Hi Nancy,

You should call me to see if you qualify for the no money down USDA mortgage since Avon is an area that's eligible!

One of the best things about this mortgage is the mon ... more
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Stuart, Real Estate Pro in Canton, CT
Stuart answered:
How is Sunlight Construction vs Toll Brothers?
I think that is a great question. Personally I would not prefer either one but the two of course are very different. Sunlight is a local builder and Toll Bros is a national builder. Ult ... more
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Erin Fortuner, Real Estate Pro in Avon, CT
Erin Fortuner answered:
Is shopping near?
Yes, extremely close just drive up & down Rt 44 and you will be able to buy anything from jewelry to household products. You are only a few minutes from Canton where there are 45 spec ... more
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Mariann Kalo…, Real Estate Pro in Simsbury, CT
Mariann Kalogeros answered:
I am looking for the average number of days a homes for sale in avon ct is on the market
The "Average Days on Market" or ADOM is always an important number to know. Here is an update.

2011 - ADOM = 53
2012 - ADOM = 49
2013 - ADOM = 44
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 5, 2014 Home Selling in 06001
LISA ORME, Real Estate Pro in Windsor, CT
LISA ORME answered:
Toll brothers construction quality
If you are working with a buyer's agent (highly recommended), that agent can probably show you some local Toll Brothers' community homes. I know Toll Brothers built Walden Woods in Win ... more
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Ellen Knowlt…, Real Estate Pro in Canton, CT
Ellen Knowlton answered:
How difficult is it to sell a home that is now determined to be in a flood zone (per FEMA's redrawing of flood zone maps approx 5 years prior)?
One more thing, some of these answers are coming from out of state agents or agents on the shoreline. To give you some perspective, the current owner of the house I am facilitating the ... more
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Carol Cole, Real Estate Pro in Avon, CT
Carol Cole answered:
Heat - oil, gas?
Hello Mary,

The heat is oil heat. Please let me know if you have any other questions.

Carol Cole
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 25, 2013 Market Conditions in Avon
Peter Nowak, Real Estate Pro in 06070
Mostly this is a national number and can't really reflect your town here in CT. States like California and Florida has seen quite a run up and that may not be true for your town and neighborhood. Read more
Blogged Wed Jun 26, 2013 by Peter Nowak Home Buying Home Selling
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SleepySin, Home Buyer in
SleepySin answered:
We are thinking of switching to propane heat from electric. Will that effect the value of our home? Are buyers afraid of propane tanks?
In my opinion, electric heat costs far exceed my concerns about propane safety. Once I see that a listed home is electric heat, I skip over it as a viable option living in the Northeast ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 31, 2013 Home Selling in Avon
Christina So…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, TN
Christina Solorzano answered:
Which lenders consider 100% of documented rental income when making a mortgage? Is the 75% a guide or a legal mandate?
Subtracting 25% is the norm that many lender use when underwriting a mortgage with rental income. Not too many lenders use all 100% of the rental income.

Best of Luck;

Christina ... more
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Roland Vinya…, Real Estate Pro in Sprakers, NY
Roland Vinyard answered:
Our house is electric but it does have a heat pump. We just weren't sure whether to switch to propane. Thank you, I found the response very
I am not sure about the heat pump, not many of them over this way. That might change the equation. But, generally electric is by far the most expensive, followed by propane (which varie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 7, 2012 Home Selling in Avon
HANK & GREG…, Real Estate Pro in Avon, CT
When (month & year ) was the height of the market "price-wise" in Avon, CT. for SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ?
The peak was in October 2006 at an average sale price of $180 per square foot. The average sale price per square foot as of the end of October 2011 was $156 per square foot. This is b ... more
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Sharon Kramb…, Real Estate Pro in Avon, CT
People ask me why I chose to leave the teaching profession and go in to real estate.Well, to make a long story short, after raising 5 kids and a dog (corker spaniel) AND working with Children with Special… Read more
Blogged Thu Oct 27, 2011 by Sharon Kramberg Home Buying Home Selling
Rob Giuffria,…, Real Estate Pro in Farmington, CT
Author: Julie Schmit, USA Today The U.S. housing market looks like a scorched landscape. Nationwide, home prices are down almost 32% from their 2006 peak. Many economists expect them to fall at least 5%… Read more
Blogged Tue Sep 13, 2011 by Rob Giuffria, GMS Market Conditions
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Rob Giuffria,…, Real Estate Pro in Farmington, CT
Iraq Veteran Chooses Avon, CT     Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3 1/2 Square Feet: 2,314 List Price: $439,000 Price Paid: $407,000 Lot Size: 1.22 acres Taxes: $6,986 Days on market: 45 (Handout / September… Read more
Blogged Tue Sep 13, 2011 by Rob Giuffria, GMS Home Buying
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Emily Erekuff, Real Estate Pro in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
why is my home still listed on Trulia. I bought it in October of 2010 which is not accurate to determine the amount of time an average number of
Hi Dgcar,

Your home is still on Trulia because some source is still providing the listing information to us and indicating that the property is active. We can remove it, but we will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 20, 2011 Using Trulia in 06001
Real Estate, Real Estate Pro in Hartford County, CT
Real Estate answered:
I took a 1% deposit to sell a home 9/9, additional 3% due 9/24. Buyer did not deliver second part of deposit, wants out. Punch completed.I keep dep?
Without reviewing the actual contract is the first perilous road on this one. :)
Quick thought ---Was the buyer aware of the "problem" during the inspection and chose not t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 21, 2010 Home Selling in Avon
Al Zambrello, Real Estate Pro in Avon, CT
7/10 - Okay, it's time to buy! Mortgage rates are a historic lows and housing prices have fallen. Did you miss the goverment's $8,000 tax credit and feel like there is no reason to buy now? Well, do the… Read more
Blogged Tue Jul 13, 2010 by Al Zambrello Home Buying
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Tom Matthews…, Real Estate Pro in Weston, MA
Tom Matthews & Joanne Taranto answered:
under deposit, and now gone?
Home buyer:

Definitely contact the listing agent.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 11, 2010 Home Buying in Avon
Michelle Gra…, Real Estate Pro in Torrington, CT
Michelle Grant answered:
I am looking for a house for rent with option to buy with 4 bed/3bath. My price is up to 1 M.
Hi Roy,
If you would please send me an email I will send you a reply back with the homes I have found my email is mgrant@ppgrealtors.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 1, 2010 Home Buying in Avon
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