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Listing and selling homes in Southern Litchfield County including New Milford, Bridgewater, Roxbury, Washington, Warren, Kent & Sherman (Fairfield County), Connecticut. Local events, life in Litchfield County and just for fun, Andrea Swiedler, Realtor.
Those days are long, long, long gone.  I have given a few talks on blogging and web presence. I always start by asking brokers or office leaders to cover their ears for a minute. Then I ask the agents... how many of you have your own websites. A large show of hands waving proudly in the air like ...
Looking for affordable direct waterfront on Candlewood Lake in New Milford? We have it right here for you. 118 Sherry Lane, New Milford, CT, a Candlewood Point Home. The seller has decided it's time to say goodbye and give you a great buy! Make that a fantastic buy! The buy of the season! This co...
Another new hurdle for home sales and purchases in Southern Litchfield County, CT. We are seeing another new hurdle arise as lenders tighten their grip. I recently wrote about mortgage extensions becoming the new normal in real estate, and it is causing even more issues to crop up in home sales. ...
It's not MY price... how many times have you heard that? I cringe when I hear an agent say things like "it's not MY price", or my sellers are highly motivated, submit all offers. I often find the song "Stand by Your Man" running through my head when I hear things like that. HEY, you took that ove...
I set out, camera in hand, to get you some pictures of our subdivisions in New Milford, CT. A funny thing happened, I realized my concept of a subdivision is not like what others around the country may have. Sure, technically we have them, a few even have a fancy sign, set in stone pillars as an ...
It seems to be a sign of the times, the new normal for home purchases.The all important mortgage contingency clause. There is a date on the contract, then there is reality. It would seem that more and more requests for extensions on the mortgage contingency dates are being made by the buyers atto...
Minimizing your losses means maximizing your gain when selling your home. In order to protect what is likely your most valuable asset if you are going to sell in what is clearly still a buyers market in Southern Litchfield County, following these 3 key points will help you to obtain the highest p...
Thank you? Gratitude? Such an easy thing to do and it will come back to you how much? Alan has provided us with a fantastic incentive to reach out and spread our gratitude. Not only will it make you feel better, it will make the person you thank feel better, and boy will you be surprised at the r...
You know when you hear a good one, you can't help but chuckle. Even though it's like laughing when you see someone fall down. With the digital age, the famous excuse of "the dog ate it" just won't work. Unless you mean the 150 pound dog ate your computer. So now what? Well, I guess you have to th...
Oh woe is me... they changed everything all over again! This morning I read several posts about the changes to our profiles on ActiveRain, both pro and con. It reminded me of a post I wrote in November of 2013 entitled "Digital Sharecropping or a Symbiotic Relationship".  Change is not always eas...

Andrea Swiedler

Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT
local_phone(860) 355-2646
smartphone(203) 460-1775
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Real estate and local area information for Southern Litchfield County CT. I assist buyers and sellers in New Milford, Bridgewater, Roxbury, Washington, Warren, Kent & Sherman.

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