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Thomas J. Be…, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield County, CT
Thomas J. Bepko answered:
First time home buyer looking for an experienced agent who can help identify the right neighborhood between stamford and fairfield.
You should also get pre-approved for a mortga eif you are financing the property. It will help you gauge what price range you feel comfortable in.
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Mary Ann Lau…, Real Estate Pro in Westport, CT
Mary Ann Laurita answered:
My husband and I live on Long Island and my son and his family live in Greenfield Hill area at the ridge. We are looking for a home close to my son's.
Hi Roberta--I know exactly the area you're looking for. If I can be of help to you, please let me know.
Mary Ann Laurita, Prudential CT Realty
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 25, 2013 Home Buying in Fairfield
Nick  Gandhi, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Nick Gandhi answered:
Best buyer agent in fairfield
Hello Prasanna

I have been working with home buyers (both first time and investors for 10+ years) in the Lower Fairfield County. Most of my clients have young children and are usuall ... more
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Lauren Dunne, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield County, CT
Lauren Dunne answered:
is 355 mistywood lane a good location? Is it same school district as houses in town, a friend of mine lives on reef road.?
Hi Mark,
The home that you're inquiring about is in a more rural area of Fairfield, generally known as 'Greenfield Hill', often over 1 acre parcels. 355 Mistywood Lane is approximately ... more
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Mark Namm, A…, Real Estate Pro in Norwalk, CT
Mark Namm, ABR, e-certified answered:
do you have video tours of homes on your site?
Hi staudtkim,
Video tours are nice, but in any price range spread up to $50,000 within any one town there are not actually that many homes for sale. Video tours are nice, but when you ... more
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Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
How does changing my student loan repayment plan affect my back-end ratio for an FHA loan?
Nick, yes it does make a difference. Lenders will use the monthly payment you have atthe time they pull your credit. Even then, if you were paying the 10 year monthly payment, and made ... more
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Fairfielder, Home Seller in Fairfield County, CT
Fairfielder answered:
Are there houses on sale that has both fairfield ludlow as middle/high school?
Here's the web link to streets in Fairfield with corresponding elementary, middle and high schools. Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 27, 2012 Home Buying in Fairfield
Cathy Carrano, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield County, CT
Cathy Carrano answered:
which is best elementry school in fairfield
Hi Jim and Julie,
I am a very involved parent with three children in the Fairfield school system. Please feel free to contact me directly if you would like to discuss on a one-on-one ... more
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Jay Cooke, Real Estate Pro in 06878
Jay Cooke answered:
Are the homes priced at the top end of Betel's Re. Market sustainable? will they have to come down, there are no comps?
Hi Koggy,

It would appear that you are working with an agent. Have your agent run a report on the Bethel market for the last 2 years and include 1st quarter results as well. It wou ... more
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Laura Feghali, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Laura Feghali answered:
I am an ex-pat with very little credit history in the US. If we put at least half down on a condo, would we be able to get a mortgage??
Hello Sharmcc,
To receive the best answer to your question about qualifying for a mortgage, you should contact a mortgage banker who has many lenders that they work with as opposed ... more
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Lisa Jones, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield County, CT
Lisa Jones answered:
My company is relocating to Stamford. Would a commute from Fairfield be tough? Focusing on townhomes along 95 or the area around it.
Dear Mojo621,
Actually since you are looking along Interstate 95 for a condo, the train is a snap to Stamford. There are clusters of town homes by the Fairfield Station and Fairfield&# ... more
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Elizabeth Le…, Real Estate Pro in 06807
Elizabeth Leonardo Schwendeman answered:
Why are houses in the Brooklawn area (e.g. Collingwood Ave, etc.) priced so high when they abutt Bridgeport?
LOcation, location, etc. Brooklawn has always had an air of a "better" neighborhood, more desirable....Brooklawn Country Club if it still exits helps as well....But today we ... more
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Robin Lynch, Other/Just Looking in Westchester County, NY
Robin Lynch answered:
My husband and I work in Norwalk and Wilton; we have two small kids. Looking for a single house in Fairfield within 500k. Any suggested communities?
Hi Fairfieldbuyer,

Here is a map with all the Metro North stations in Fairfield County. You will be referring to the red line which is the New Haven line.

http://mta.info/mnr/htm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 23, 2010 Home Buying in Fairfield
Jennifer Moc…, Real Estate Pro in Southport, CT
Jennifer Mocciolo answered:
I'd like some advice - my partner and I are considering purchasing a home in Fairfield, CT (06824).
I can see that you have received a number of answers to your questions already, but I thought I should post something anyway. I have actually lived in England myself for about 6 years ( ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 26, 2010 Home Buying in 06824
Disgruntled…, Home Buyer in Milford, CT
Disgruntled Renter answered:
What will it take to get this market started??? In 25 years, I have never seen lower prices and lower interest rates. When will buyers realize this???
So, if the rates won't stay this low forever, and rising rates brings prices down further, why exactly are we supposed to buy now?

Hint: we're not buying because we KNOW pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 25, 2010 Home Buying in 06824
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
we like new construction. Is it wise to buy town house or single family house with in 530000 price range.?
You need to be interviewed determine answers

1. Preview both types of structures
2. What is your lifestyle do you have children require a yard
3. Maintance cost for the townhom ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 9, 2010 Home Buying in Fairfield
Linda A. Cap…, Real Estate Pro in 06855
Linda A. Cappello, GRI, ABR answered:
Selling Price for 97 Cummings Ave Closed November 09
Hello,

97 Cummings just came up as Sold. It closed at $810,000.
Please let me know if I can be of further assistance, or if you know anyone buying or selling, I welcome referrals w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 27, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
John the Bru…, Home Buyer in Connecticut
John the Bruce answered:
Be honest now realtors (I know that is a lot to ask) - According to Trulia, there is about 17.28 months worth
DR, Bo:

My brothers, have faith in the economic certainties that you see all around you. Incomes and prices are so in a state of disequilibrium that even Senator Dodd can see it.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 13, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
Julie Vander…, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield, CT
Julie Vanderblue answered:
I need to get prequalified for a mortgage for a home in fairfield county, ct.
Hi "Movinback"....I work with several brokers who I know can help you...would like to chat with you about what your needs are and the style you prefer before blindly offering names & nu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 20, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
Anne Astley,…, Real Estate Pro in Old Lyme, CT
Anne Astley, GRI answered:
Do companies relocating an employee a long distance sometimes pay a buyers agent fee?
Normally, in a relo situation, the relo company who referred the business to an agent takes around 40-45% of that commission. Relo is definitely additional work compared to just a regu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 10, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
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