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By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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    “Please let all my Mortgages be this Easy”      Joe, My name is Rob XXXXX. I am a friend of XXXX XXXXX. He gave your info and said you may be able to help me out. My wife and I would like to refinance our house. We have been stuck in a higher rate loan since 2008 when we did a large addition ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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We keep hearing that home affordability is approaching crisis levels. While this may be true in a few metros across the country, housing affordability is not a challenge in CT. In their most recent Real House Price Index, First American reported that consumer “house-buying power” is at “near-his...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Whoops”   Friends, let me tell you friends that one simple spelling mistake--even a typo--can make your life hell.I recently texted a short, romantic note to my wife while I was away on a fishing trip, and I missed one small "e."No problem you might say. Not so. This tiny error has caused me to ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Since the beginning of the year, mortgage interest rates have risen over a half of a percentage point (from 3.95% to 4.52%), according to Freddie Mac. Even a small rise in interest rates can greatly impact a buyer’s monthly mortgage payment. First American recently released the results of their ...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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           “If You can do the Tougher Loans”   Hey Joe, OK, you have my attention again, the transaction that I referred over to you closed yesterday. To say that I am impressed would be an understatement, this was a tough one for sure. You actually closed the loan in 5 weeks, I had allowed 8 wee...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“One More Year to Wait”    Dear Joe,Thank you for your response to our letter and information. I know we are only a year out from discharge but is there anything we can do to try and buy at this time. We have never owned a home and our credit is high 600s (fair). Is there anything through FHA or ...

By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
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I can usually be reached to discuss your real estate needs. My typical hours my phone is 9:30-7:30 during the week. Any messages left after that time will generally be returned the next morning, unless it is urgent. Outside of that time, we would need to be prior arrangements to discuss or to set...

By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
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First impressions to mean a lot, especially when clients are seeking a real estate to assist with their move.  Sometimes when I get to a clients front door, I feel like I am judged before I even start to talk.  Some prospective clients look at me like I'm one of their children and don't want to h...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Great way to Learn?”   Little Johnny asks his father, "Where does the wind come from?""I don't know.""Why is the earth round?""I don't know.""Why do dogs bark?""I don't know."Little Johnny pauses for a beat, "Does it bother you that I ask so much?""Not at all son. How else are you going to learn?"

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Thousand Miles between Mortgages”             Good afternoon Joe,I am responding to your voicemail message via email as I am currently at work. I was inquiring online about your current mortgage rates in Florida for a single family house with a 30 year fixed rate conventional loan. I previously ...

By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
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Finding a new home can be difficult.However, I would need begin investing time until looking for a new place to call home your family until you get your finances in order. It is more difficult to get a mortgage these days compared to 2005-2006, where if you were basically breathing, any bank woul...

By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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Darien, Ct. Rental Market, July 2018.Currently on the Darien MLS there are 45 homes for rent ranging in price from $2,550 for a 2 bedroom, 1 bath Bungalow up to $45,000 for a 6 bedroom, 7 bath waterfront Colonial. The average asking price on the rentals in Darien is around $6,500 per month with a...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Face to Face is always Best but not always Possible”    Good morning Joe, Dan again. I finally obtained the last pieces you need to get started! Should I send that type of info through an email or is it better if I schedule an appointment with you? Looking forward to hearing from you and our wor...

By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
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Listing DetailsSpacious Townhome in Private Setting27 Crows Nest Lane #12-G, Danbury CT 06810Listed Price: $150,000 , Sold Price: $161,000Listed Date:4/27/2018Closed Date:6/20/2018MLS number: 170074936Bedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 1.5Square Footage:1332Call or Text Agent Jonathan Hall with William Pitt S...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Some Highlights: “The majority of millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.” The top reason millennials ch...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Economists and analysts know that the country has experienced economic growth for almost a decade. They also know that a recession can’t be too far off. A recent report by Zillow Research shed light on a survey conducted by Pulsenomics in which they asked economists, investment strategists and m...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Pretty Creative?”   A Texas couple, both well into their 80s, goes to a sex therapist's office. The doctor asks, "What can I do for you?"The man says, "Will you watch us 'make whoopee'?"The doctor raises both eyebrows, but he is so amazed that such an elderly couple is asking for sexual advice t...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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 Happy 4th of July 2018 to all my ActiveRain friends.  Tomorrow my wife and I will be enjoying and celebrating the 4th of July with my oldest son, his wife Ashley, and my gorgeous granddaughter Elizabeth.  The day will start out with a cookout, followed by some fun and games, and then ending with...

By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
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I have helped clients purchase, sell and lease properties throughout all of Danbury's city limits. From lower south street up to King Street, Ridgebury to Federal Road, Danbury,CT is my principal market & I consider myself to be very knowledge of all neighborhoods in town. I use this knowledge to...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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If you’ve entered the CT real estate market as a buyer or a seller, you’ve inevitably heard the mantra “location, location, location” in reference to identical homes increasing or decreasing in value based on where they’re located. In today’s housing market where home prices are appreciating qui...

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