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Tue Mar 19, 2013
Ceil Jones answered:
Call Carol Reilly at Coldwell Banker 203-887-7589 Sylvan Point Condos specialist. She lives in the complex and can answer all your questions.
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Thu Aug 28, 2014
Shawn Reed answered:
Hi Andrew

I can get you in contact with my mortgage Guy at my office and he can give you more info my # is 203-496-2447
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Thu Jan 31, 2013
John Izzo answered:
Louise,
Call or email me..I Can help

John Izzo
Realtor, Sales Consultant and Shoreline Specialist
William Raveis Real Estate
203-887-2574
John.izzo@raveis.com

VOTED Top 7% of CT's BEST REAL ESTATE AGENTS 2012 and 2013 (CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE - CLIENT SATISFACTION)

Make a move, change your life, LET US MAKE IT HAPPEN
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Mon Dec 17, 2012
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Wed Dec 11, 2013
Joe Fasone answered:
If you are still looking that is info that should take no more than 5 min should you still need it
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Mon Jan 27, 2014
Dan Tabit answered:
Jackie,
The best tip I can suggest is to hire the best agent out there. What we do looks easy to many, but believe me there is more to getting top dollar in the least amount of time, staying safe, legal and on track than most people can handle on their own.
When you hire a great agent, you really hire all the agents in your area. Your agent represents you, puts your needs first and will market the property to all the buyers and agents out there. The other agents will work for their clients, so be careful what you tell them. A good agent is a trained listener and will use whatever you tell them against you.
This is a huge transaction and a great agent brings value which will exceed their commission. A bad agent, or none at all will cost you more than just a commission.
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Thu Aug 30, 2012
pinksandbaby asked:
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Sat Oct 27, 2012
Janet Cavaliere answered:
You may need flood insurance if you are taking out a mortgage required by the bank but no. This area is built up and doesn't flood. I will confirm that with the town if you would like. ... more
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Wed Sep 25, 2013
Jim Olive answered:
Though, in my experience, Branford is far enough east that the water quality is decent, I think that question may be better asked of the CT department of environmental protection or the NY Department of Environmental Conservation, they should have some real data to base their answer upon. ... more
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
John Izzo answered:
Email me directly with your search criteria...how much per month for rent ...what towns interested in..etc and I can set up a search that will find a rent that matches your information.

John Izzo
Wm Raveis Real Estate
Guilford ,CT
203-887-2574
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Tue Oct 22, 2013
Linda Heinig answered:
Branford schools offer children an excellent education and have many great programs. Log onto the Branford school system for more details.
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Mon Jul 9, 2012
Carol Farmer answered:
You can take the Shore Line East train from Branford and change for the Metro North in New Haven. Benefit: parking is free and easier in Branford, but you have the cost of the train (still cheeper then parking fee in New Haven). If you need flexibility regrding time, you can drive into New Haven and park in the garage next to the train station. I live on the Shoreline and often take the Shore Line train:

see www.shorelineast.com for more details.

PS the schools are excellent in Branford.

Michelle Winsch
William Raveis Real Estate
203-421-5998
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Wed May 9, 2012
John Izzo answered:
I have listings in North Branford...North Farms condo...one bedroom ann two bedroom units

Call me 203-887-2574 for more details and a showing


John Izzo
William Raveis RE
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Mon May 7, 2012
Phil Rotondo answered:
The answer should be stipulated in the agreement that you signed.
If there's an issue, you should contact the broker or consult an attorney.
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Tue May 31, 2011
Lori Stenbeck answered:
Yes, Diane! There are currently 23, 3 bedroom rentals available in Branford for both condos and single families. Ranging in price of $1000 a month to $44,000 a month for summer rentals! Hope this helps! ... more
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Mon Jan 17, 2011
Tony McMahon answered:
If you are talking about converting to just a shower, and are thinking of resale in the future, you should see what comparable properties are selling best to see if it is a wise decision. If you are simply updating the bathroom that is always a plus. ... more
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Mon May 7, 2012
Elizabeth Herbert answered:
You would do best to have a Realtor send you listings. If you're not working with anybody yet, I'm licensed in CT and could help you. I may be contacted at elizabeth@elizabethherbert.com should you want to have me email you listings. ... more
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Fri May 3, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are referring to a RealtyTrac ad--keep in mind that RealtyTrac's information may not always accurate and oftentimes misleading--you could be looking at a lis pendens property--notice of default--or some kind of filing fee, etc., some of those properties may not be for sale yet, and some may never be, if the default is satisfied by the owner. If you are interested in foreclosures, work with an agent--he/she will have access to reliable information--also don't overlook traditional sales as some may turn out to be a much better bargain than some of the foreclosure properties ... more
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Fri Apr 1, 2011
Elizabeth Herbert answered:
Unless you were planning to use it for storage or convert it into living space, in my opinion you really don't need a basement.

To add a basement you would have to have the house lifted, which would not only be very expensive but also tricky because the slab depends on the earth beneath it for support. Plus you would have to deal with the house resettling which could mean cracked walls, etc.

Could you add on to the home instead?
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