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Home Buying in Farmington : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Jul 4, 2013
Maria Cipollone answered:
It is imperative that you shop around for a mortgage broker that can explore all your finance status and review your credit report. He/she can advice you in the right direction, in case that you need to do so or give you that pre approval letter that you are looking for right away. Is always a good idea to check your credit report and have time to repair errors that can appear in that document.

Best of Luck,

Maria Cipollone
Century 21 Tenace
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Wed Apr 18, 2012
Ingrid Lambert answered:
Good afternoon,

Which property are you interested in? You can schedule a showing with a realtor to see this home. Feel free to call me at 203-239-4663 ext. 139 or email me at to book a time. I used to live in Farmington and there are several great places to consider. Thank you ... more
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Thu Dec 23, 2010
jo answered:
Sun Jan 6, 2013
I can understand how you might feel that it makes sense to pay a $1300 mortgage rather than a $1300 rent payment. However, you need to make sure that you have enough money to comfortably cover extra maintenance expenses that may come up with a property in addition to just the mortgage. You don't want to end up owning something and then not being able to fix it. Also, you need to make sure that in addition to not having debt you should have a savings cushion of 3-6 months living expenses so that in case of a temporary hiatus from your income such as job loss, you can keep paying the mortgage. Finally, I would also be asking myself if my life situation were stable enough to be able to hold on to the property for a long time (longer than 5 years) to make sure I don't get stuck having to sell a property in a difficult market, especially if it were purchased with no down payment or a low down payment.
Having said that, contact a mortgage specialist from a local bank in the area you want to move who can talk with you about the qualifications for CHFA, a State of CT financing program, as well as FHA loans. There are other programs with low down payments as well such as HDF.
You can google any of the above terms in Central CT to find the resources you need.
Good luck and congratuations on becoming a newlywed!
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Tue Nov 5, 2013
Michelle Grant answered:
I have found a home that matches your guidelines it is located on Fawn Drive and is 2600 a month please call me 860 459 7253 or email me mgrant@ppgrealtors,com for more to set an appointment to see or I can email you more info. ... more
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Sun Jan 24, 2010
Julie Nearing answered:
Below is the link to meadow farms where you can find information about the complex. Let me know if you would like a showing, as I am a local agent and can help you out. You can also visit my site at to look at house listings. ... more
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Thu Jan 14, 2010
Elizabeth Herbert answered:
What about Farmington are you particularly concerned about? (Schools, property values, etc.)

Here's the town's website link:
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Mon Sep 14, 2009
Amanda Albert answered:
There could be many reasons why people change residence. A big one that I have found is that folks are being relocated out of the state by their employers. Another reason could be that they want a house instead of a condo. They could have outgrown the space and then, of course there is maybe they can't afford the place anymore and have to sell.

Each sale has its own story, so you can't say there is only one answer. If you are interested in buying in either community, I would be happy to take you on a tour. I know them both and think they are lovely.

Just give me a call at 860-916-2744.

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