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Charlise Phi…, Real Estate Pro in Bridgeport, CT
Charlise Philibert answered:
westport - flood insurance
Some areas require flood insurance and others do not. A good real estate agent will gladly find out information like that for you if you have one. Prices can depend on the insurance com ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 23, 2015 Home Buying in Westport
Tim Martin, Other/Just Looking in Fairfield County, CT
Tim Martin answered:
What is the best available source to determine tax rates in the area? I'm considering Westport, Darien and New Canaan.
Taxes are determined by the assessment multiplied by the town mill rate.

The state publishes a list of each towns mill rate at http://www.ct.gov/opm/lib/opm/igp/dataresc/millrts/20 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 3, 2014 Home Buying in Westport
Snyder & Pri…, Real Estate Pro in Southport, CT
Snyder & Pritchard Homes answered:
What is the average cost/sq ft, if you want to build a house in Westport.?
The average cost to build a new construction in Westport right now is about $250-400 per square foot. That can vary depending on the quality. If you need recommendations for a builder f ... more
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Hannelore Ka…, Real Estate Pro in new canaan, CT
Hannelore Kaplan answered:
what is redding ct like?
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Beautiful CT Country.... You can't help but appreciate the beauty of Redding at this time of the year.
http://en.wikipedia.or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 6, 2013 Home Buying in Westport
Candace Lipi…, Real Estate Pro in Norwalk, CT
Candace Lipira answered:
What's living at terra nova like? Pros , cons.
Candace Lipira, Platinum Property realty, 203-856-8501.
I was ready to post my comment then I saw David's. Everything he wrote is true. You are within 10 minutes of all that Westport h ... more
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Ninfa Valella, Real Estate Pro in Wilton, CT
Ninfa Valella answered:
are there any homes in westport for rent on the water or near a cute beach?
Sam,

There are several beaches in Westport with Compo Beach being the most popular. The price you are willing to pay will dictate the proximity to the water. Hope this helps and cal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 16, 2013 Home Buying in Westport
David Carr, Real Estate Pro in North Haven, CT
David Carr answered:
How can 150 Imperial Ave in Westport have sold for only 279k?
very interesting to read the depth and breadth of these answers, which shows why the public will continue to benefit from licensed professionals in a day when some people say this busin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 27, 2012 Home Buying in Westport
Nick Gandhi, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Nick Gandhi answered:
how much would it cost a 700sqft room addition in westport ct?
Around 200/sq. ft, give or take. Lot will depend on the quality of upgrades you want to put in.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 25, 2012 Home Buying in Westport
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Are any sellers considering a rent to own option?
In my experience I've found that these deals can in fact be negotiated in a way that meets the needs of both the buyers and sellers. I am currently representing a buyer in Westport and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 24, 2012 Home Buying in Westport
Betty Stroll, Real Estate Pro in Greenwich, CT
Betty Stroll answered:
Looking for the 411 on Westport and similar areas
Hi Mark:

Im originally from Harrison New York, the other side of the Rivertowns. I am very knowledgeable with the towns and their culture.
Westport is an artsy town with tons of thi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 30, 2012 Home Buying in Westport
Ruth Watson, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield, CA
Ruth Watson answered:
if the bank is collecting mortgage insurance, can the bank take possession of my condo?
Private mortgage insurance (PMI) protects the lender in the event of default. The lender owns the policy not the borrower. It is not like other types of insurance that you could buy in ... more
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Matie, Other/Just Looking in Boston, NY
Matie answered:
I have a mortgage on a house that was obtained through the USDA Rural Development
Depends on the loan

Typically California does not go after deficient judgement however there are some exceptions such as if its a second loan or refinance

It is highly unlikely t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 12, 2012 Foreclosure in 06880
Nancye Fritz, Real Estate Pro in Westport, CT
Nancye Fritz answered:
my house is for foreclosure the morgage is nt in my name my name is only on the deed what will happen to me if i sell any kitchen cabinets
It will all depend on your lender. I would agree that some banks are collecting fromt he insurance companies that than go after the owners. I had this happen with a Deutshe Bank loan.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 12, 2012 Foreclosure in 06880
Mary Petro N…, Real Estate Pro in Westport, CT
Mary Petro Noonan answered:
how much would it cost to add 700sq ft plus full bathroom in westport ct?
Depends. Will you be building a foundation? You can estimate a cost per sq ft to build out the room but the bath could run you anywhere from $15K to $50K depending on the finishes. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 24, 2011 Home Buying in Westport
Ninfa Valella, Real Estate Pro in Wilton, CT
Ninfa Valella answered:
Why has the house at 75 Sylvan Rd N, Westport CT, been on the market for so long, at that price?
Lisa,

One of the reasons could be that even though this home is has a Westport address the schools and taxes are Norwalk. The other reason could be that it's on a busy intersect ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 23, 2011 Home Buying in Westport
Elizabeth He…, Real Estate Pro in Agawam, MA
Elizabeth Herbert answered:
looks like there are many apartments for sale in the same building, is there any particular reason for it?
Not necessarily. it could be a number of things, as there are thousands of reasons why people move. Have you tried talking to someof the people going into/coming out of the building? N ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 28, 2010 Home Buying in 06880
Betty Stroll, Real Estate Pro in Greenwich, CT
Betty Stroll answered:
Looking for a buyers agent in Westport or Weston to help a family with 2 young children find the perfect home for under $650K.
Hi Rudy:

Just checking in with you. Have you located a home yet? I know of some on a cul-de-sac for under $525,000. Please call me if you are interested.
Betty Stroll 203-682-4327
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 7, 2010 Home Buying in Westport
Betty Stroll, Real Estate Pro in Greenwich, CT
Betty Stroll answered:
26 Surf Rd, Westport, CT 06880
Gilda:
the house on Surf road did sell.

Betty
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 7, 2010 Home Buying in 06880
Alan & Melis…, Real Estate Pro in Westport, CT
Alan & Melissa Hamilton answered:
Want to buy a house in Westport CT
Hi There,

We were curious to know how your situation panned out for you....did you stay where you were in Farmington? Or did you make a move on something down here? The market is obv ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 26, 2010 Home Buying in Westport
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