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Jay Cooke, Real Estate Pro in 06878
Jay Cooke 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,

Generally Realtor's don't use the term "good location". That could be construed as steering which is illegal. I can tell you there are two others houses for sale on the st ... more
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David Popoff, Real Estate Pro in Darien, CT
David Popoff answered:
which is best elementry school in fairfield
Depending on what criteria are important to you would determine which school is best for you. Here are two links to useful websites that will help you pick out the school in your town t ... more
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Jay Cooke, Real Estate Pro in 06878
Jay Cooke answered:
Are there houses on sale that has both fairfield ludlow as middle/high school?

This link will take you to the district information. You can search by district or street.


Hope this i ... 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
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 3, 2012 Home Buying in Fairfield
Elizabeth J.…, Real Estate Pro in Northampton, MA
Elizabeth J. Herbert 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.

A credit history is important, but some Lenders will do an alternate credit history for you. Do you have a residency status here in America? Usually 30%-40% down is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 24, 2010 Home Buying in Fairfield
Dan Cummings, Real Estate Pro in Branford, CT
Dan Cummings answered:
Why are houses in the Brooklawn area (e.g. Collingwood Ave, etc.) priced so high when they abutt Bridgeport?
Even though the homes are close to Bridgeport they still receive the Fairfield benefits including schools and taxes.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 5, 2010 Home Buying in Fairfield
Jane Grant, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Jane Grant answered:
My company is relocating to Stamford. Would a commute from Fairfield be tough? Focusing on townhomes along 95 or the area around it.
Mojo: Check out www.city-data.com - They have a consumer Question and Answer section that you may find helpful
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 21, 2010 Home Buying in Fairfield
Richard Leci…, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Richard Lecinski 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???
Can't buy until people have jobs and those that do have a job need to feel secure.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 25, 2010 Home Buying in 06824
DANIEL LOREN…, Real Estate Pro in Trumbull, CT
I'd like some advice - my partner and I are considering purchasing a home in Fairfield, CT (06824).
It all depends on his residency status, if he has a resident visa for the US then it is a go. If however he is only a visitor then the only way would be for you to be on the loan and fi ... more
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Linda A. Cap…, Real Estate Pro in 06855
Linda A. Cappello, GRI, ABR answered:
Selling Price for 97 Cummings Ave Closed November 09
The property is currently in the Pending status and has not gone to closing yet.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 27, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
Lisa Milo Di…, Real Estate Pro in Hartford County, CT
Lisa Milo Ditullio answered:
we like new construction. Is it wise to buy town house or single family house with in 530000 price range.?
Hi Priti,
What town or county are you looking in??? Or does it not matter. This will determine Condo or new construction buy the price of the area.

Give me a call or shoot me an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 9, 2010 Home Buying in Fairfield
Carmen Di Bi…, Real Estate Pro in New City, NY
Carmen Di Biase answered:
Do companies relocating an employee a long distance sometimes pay a buyers agent fee?
In New York, agents generally do not receive compensation from the buyer. In cases of FSBO's or where the listing agent is not offering co-brokerage compensation, the buyer pays the fe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 10, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
James Wheeler, Real Estate Pro in Tampa, FL
James Wheeler answered:
I need to get prequalified for a mortgage for a home in fairfield county, ct.
The super jumbo market is alive and well, but down payment and credit requirements are more challenging. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your options and get prequalified.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 20, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
Mala Vaish, Real Estate Pro in 06460
Mala Vaish answered:
Are there any real estate agents that can show me homes that are in foreclosure in Fairfield/Westport?
I will be glad to help you. Please let me know what are your specific requirements. My name is Mala and I am with Century 21 Access America. Our company and I specialize in homes sellin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 20, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
Juanita Thom…, Real Estate Pro in 29150
Juanita Thompson answered:
Be honest now realtors (I know that is a lot to ask) - According to Trulia, there is about 17.28 months worth
Why would you ask a question of an entire group of people you believe are incapable of telling the truth? If we're all lying, you couldn't trust our answers. Seems an odd thing to do. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 13, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
Kristina Zack, Real Estate Pro in Connecticut
Kristina Zack answered:
can i search property sales from prior years since there are no recent ones in my area of interest?
Going to the town hall might help or hooking up with a local realtor to pull comparables for you. The data does exisit, but a local Realtor will be your best bet.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
Amanda A. Al…, Real Estate Pro in West Hartford, CT
Amanda A. Albert, Realtor answered:
Does anyone have experiences as a Buyer Agent purchasing a home following the Satya Veda (Hindu) customs?
Hi Chris,
There is a fabulous book that you must get. "Kiss, Bow or shake hands" by Terri Morrison and Wayne Conaway. This book has the cultural overviews, tips , things you should k ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 11, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
Don Fabrizio…, Real Estate Pro in Danbury, CT
Don Fabrizio-Garcia answered:
What do you think about the 2009 single family resi market in Fairfield County?

I wish my crystal ball was still working...

We've been experiencing an approximate 10% decline per year in the area (this is a rough number, and each area town will have its ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield
Catherine Ri…, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Catherine Richardson answered:
Hi, Im looking for a house in Fairfield,CT in the price range between $460,000 and 380,000. Will these houses?
Hi Anthony,
Of course it depends on what kind of a house you are looking for -- how many bedrooms, baths and how many square feet? What part of town? Are you from Fairfield or do you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 1, 2009 Home Buying in Fairfield, CT
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