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Hartford County : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Sep 3, 2013
Orlando answered:
Blue Hills is for the most part quiet and residential. It's close to Copaco, which has a supermarket, some clothing shops, and plenty of food options. Ridgefield St, on the border of Keney Park, is historic and beautiful. Crime in general seems to be pretty low and seems nearly nonexistent the further away you get from Albany Avenue, and the schools safe. The nearest HPS high school is Weaver, but I think that's closing soon; the number of enrolled students has been steadily dropping. The elementary and middle schools are good. I don't have kids, so I can't really comment, but here's the site for Hartford Public Schools: http://www.hartfordschools.org/. Good luck. ... more
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Wed Nov 14, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

You can get started with your search here on Trulia: http://www.trulia.com/for_rent/East_Hartford,CT/#for_rent/East_Hartford,CT/0p_beds/0-900_price

Hope this helps!

Ali, Community manager ... more
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Wed Oct 31, 2012
Mark Mnich answered:
Outside of the rental websites, Craigslist and the local paper, your best bet is using a local REALTOR, particularly one who specializes in multi-family homes and rentals. They routinely work with investors so they always have their "ear to the ground" for new opportunities.

I'm currently carrying a couple of rental properties myself. One is a 3BR, 2.5BA house in the Mt. Carmel section of Hamden and the other is a 2BR, 2BA townhouse-style condo in the Westville section of New Haven. If you'd like more info, please email me at EmbarkWithMARK@GMail.com.
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Tue Nov 6, 2012
Michael answered:
Check out my house for sale. When I first tried to sell on my own at the end of September all I kept getting were calls from people wanting to rent it. In my area there are a tons of renters.
I am listed on various websites. 317 east st. New Britain.
http://www.trulia.com/property/3097069592-317-East-St-New-Britain-CT-06051
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Sun Oct 28, 2012
Seth Winkleman answered:
where are you looking? How much is your section 8? Do you have pets? Smoke?
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Sun Nov 11, 2012
Lisa Orme answered:
I will be glad to discuss a flat-fee services with you....just give me a call at my office 860-688-1400
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Tue Oct 23, 2012
Rob Rosa answered:
There are quite a few I can show you depending upon your budget. Contact me at 860-558-2122 or rubiconcrossings@gmail.com to view.
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Tue Oct 9, 2012
Mary Beth Nunez answered:
Hi Otis, I am happy to help. Can I ask you to call me in the morning so that I can find out in greater detail how I might be able ro help you and your wife find a rental.
Mary Beth Nunez with Keller Williams Realty 860-251-9681 ... more
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Tue Oct 9, 2012
Jim Olive answered:
Brittibob...You would have to define what "best" means to you. Lowest price? Maybe. Longest waiting time? Definitely! Some homes have taken 2 or more years in the recent past to make it from short sale window closed to on the market as a foreclosure. Things are speeding up now, but it can still take quite awhile. If it takes a long time and the market continues up, by the time it shows up on the MLS, the price may be up beyond where you might have gotten it in short sale or pre-foreclosure. So...without a crystal ball, we have no way of knowing what will be "best" for any particular house. Best of luck with whatever you do...Jim ... more
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Sun Oct 7, 2012
Sebastian Giannone answered:
What's fees are you referring to?
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Sun Sep 30, 2012
Amanda Albert answered:
The only thing you can do is go to the very bottom of the page and contact Trulia's help section. Then the contact button and let them know.
It is fustrating to see these spam ads, but a huge tip off is them asking for you to wire money. Red flags should be going off in your head.
Also you can compare the ads against a reputable company website such as Raveis.com for example. There are many. Hope this helps......
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Tue Feb 12, 2013
Michael Brownstead answered:
Congratulations on starting the process of home-ownership! I would suggest contact several real estate agents, interviewing them then selecting the right one for you! Best wishes in your home search! ... more
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Wed Oct 17, 2012
Amanda Albert answered:
If you are all set with the mortgage, then the next step is to put together a list of must haves in your house and start looking. Start with the internet to get an idea of styles of homes and what you can get for your money. Then when you have an idea of whatyou are looking for, it is time to hire a Realtor to help you.
This professional will help you not only find the perfect house but also help you navigate your way through the process of inspections, mortgage commitment and then finally the closing.

If you need help or would like more information, I would be happy to help you. Amanda
860-916-2744
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Mon Sep 24, 2012
Angela Binion asked:
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Sat Oct 5, 2013
Kevin and Julie McLaughlin answered:
Our advice to Buyers is to speak with a reputable mortgage lender to get pre-qualified. Perhaps you can go to the bank or credit union where you have your checking/savings accounts and ask to speak to one of their mortgage pros - Good luck! It is a great time to buy - ... more
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Thu Sep 13, 2012
Jessica Tracy answered:
Hi Betzy, if you send me your requirements I would be happy to search for you. You can email me at jessicatracyrealtor@gmail.com or call me at 860-368-8383.
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Tue Nov 27, 2012
Liza Nolan answered:
Absolutely! Congratulations on having 25%! There are many loan programs out there, some of which will let you put as little as 3.5% down, and even nothing (VA loans)! If you need some guidance regarding how to get pre-qualified now that you are home, I'd be happy to help. ... more
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Sat Aug 25, 2012
Amanda Albert answered:
Hi Barbara,
When are you moving here. There are many condos in the Hartford area and many allow pets. I will need a little more information in order to help you. My email is Amanda.albert@raveis.com or you can call 860-916-2744 and I would be happy to help.
Have a wonderful night....A
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Fri Aug 24, 2012
Sandra Gold answered:
Hi Harry,

There are many ways you can prepare your home to have it sold quickly and at fair market value.

I would recommend to talk to a real estate professional to evaluate your home and give you a comparative market analysis to see what your home is worth.

You can also get your home ready by making sure it is "staged" for selling, meaning to make the home as presentable as possible. Examples would be: make sure all your light bulbs are working, de-clutter your home if necessary, remove items that can easily distract potential buyers from seeing the great features of the house. Open your blinds to bring light in.......

Your real estate agent will advise you of all those things that need to be done once he/she evaluates the home :)

Sandra Gold - Realtor
The Infiniti Group International
561-860-3321
DestinationDreamHome@gmail.com
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Thu Aug 23, 2012
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