Perhaps you bought a home by now, but I am curious as to why you are looking in Kent. It is a beautiful town but there are others to look at. The town of Litchfield is wonderful and I think, has more to offer than Kent plus it is a better location. It has easy access to Torrington, which has all the big box stores that everyone needs....Home Depot, bed, Bath, Beyond, Target, 4 great supermarkets, and more. Although I am not a real estate broker, I do manage property in Litchfield and I know the area well. For any advice on the area, feel free to ask.... more
I haven't seen one in an REO, only estate sales or pertaining to guardianship. I can tell you that most people stay away from these, making for less demand and more opportunity for you as a buyer. These things can take a longer time, but can be very worth it when everything is said and done.
The horror stories are told by people like me to keep people like you from showing interest. This keeps the price I'll have to pay down.... more