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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker - RES.0760641
OK, I have spent the last few days glued to the blog   "Are You Open For Business..."     about whether we close the door on potential clients because we ask them to respect us and the laws that govern and protect the consumer. As a leader of a big office in Fairfield County CT education and trai...
With the fact that most people are looking on the web for their home I still can not believe that many agents still don't understand the importance of a decent photo showing the assets of the property. What is with the bad photos? In this day and age of technology and great prices on digital came...
A few weeks ago there was a horrifying article in a Connecticut paper written by a journalist who is a first time homebuyer. Horrifying because he was extolling the virtues of his part time real estate agent who had not required him to "sign anything" WOW! This really stopped me in my tracks. Wha...
I recently handed out the quarterly statistics for our market area which compares this year, by quarter, to previous years and no surprise, the number of unit transactions are down, both the median and average sales price is down, and the only thing that is up over last year is the price of gas. ...
Here in Fairfield County we have sellers and buyers who are waiting to decide what to do in a tricky market. The problem with waiting is essentially these clients are leaving money on the table. Sellers who take too long to properly price their home to begin will find that token price adjustments...
The debate on "should I wait?" continues as buyers wait to take the plunge. Most of the agents in my office are busy, but busy doesn't always translate into closed business. There are a number of things at play here - mainly fear that somehow the bottom is going to fall out of the market. However...

Ellen Christian

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Evaluating the true value of real estate, whether it is a home or land requires more than a listing sheet. This blog attempts to be a helpful guide from the trenches of Fairfield County, CT and is a compilation of my personal observations, anecdotes and specific analysis of what is happening to real estate here.