How to Avoid Risk in Real Estate & In General

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - CT, NY, FL
Procuring Cause in Real Estate - Who Gets the Commission? "Procuring Cause" in Real Estate may sound like a simple concept, but takes on many complexities in practice. The basic legal definition of Procuring Cause is vague: " the cause that results in the attainment of a stated goal".  As it pert...
Should I Buy This Home as an Investment Property? Out of the box seller lead follow-up or a segue into a different category or real estate?  How to convert a CMA inquiry into an investment analysis discussion.   Real Estate agents often offer free home price analysis to potential sellers, hoping ...
I LOVE WHERE I LIVE IN CONNECTICUT A TRIBUTE TO OUR ANIMAL WORLD  I have written much about Connecticut, how we love it’s beauty, easy access to fun recreational areas as well as proximity to a great city such as New York, the Big Apple. This time I’d like to pay homage to the nature world of Con...
  Home Sales and Prices in New Fairfield, CT July 2016 Real Estate market data presented by Olga Simoncelli, Broker/Owner Veritas Prime Real Estate NEW FAIRFIELD HOME SALES AND HOME PRICES ALL HOME SALESThrough the end of July 2016, 106 homes changed hands in New Fairfield, CT. The average price ...
What’s Hot in CT This Summer? Connecticut is a great place to live. We enjoy a moderate climate, which means there are no weather extremes: no hurricanes to speak of, no tornadoes, no huge blizzards or three-digit heat spells. We have “touches” of some of the above. Right now, for example we are ...
THE SIMPLICITY AND BEAUTY OF FIELD FLOWERS Sometimes the most elegant arrangements are the simplest ones, as the Japanese art of Ikebana might teach us.   These unpretentious little daisies are from our wooded back yard, as are the surrounding ferns. The vase is a "treasure", found at a recent Sh...
I posted this book review at the end of 2015, long before the book was made into a movie. Now that it's at the top of the New York Times best seller lists, I thought it might be a good reminder to pack this book for your summer vacation reading, or at least to add it to your list. Happy reading.....
Is Time of the Essence in Your Real Estate Contracts?  Perhaps you have seen this clause pop up in a real estate contract, perhaps not. I am not an attorney, but I’ve had personal experience with TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE clause when we were selling our home on Long Island in New York State.  The bu...
THE MANY SHADES AND NUANCES OF PURPLE    Many shades of purple occur in nature, as seen in my photo's. The nuances of purple are man-made.     In art, purple is the simple combination of red and blue. Different shades evolve depending on the proportions of the two colors used.   Violet looks like...
This post looked a bit like an ad at the top of the landing page, so in case you skipped it, I thought it might be a good idea to have another look at it, hence the re-blog.  There were some good marketing ideas compiled by SmartZip from posts written by Active Rain members. Yesterday, SmartZip s...

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