Oakville, CT Real Estate News

By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Friday Flags A Memorial in Oakville CTOur jobs are dependent on our driving round to see house with our clients. In doing so we pass so many places that can carry a memory or excite a new one.While making my weekly stop to one of my vacant listings, I pass a corner site that is currently a brownfield, but at one time was a large manufacturing space. employing many people around the clock.While the space is fenced off and just an expanse of green, on the front corner, stands a memorial that is an honor roll:Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice to those men and women who served our country in World War II.And just adjacent to this memorial is our nation's flag, as a reminder of the cost of freedom.This Friday Flags is appropriate for showing our country's colors, but also on a Memorial Da...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
I feel very jaded towards the media these days.  I take everything they say with a grain of salt - never sure if I should believe them. Have you heard this one yet: "25% of Americans now have a FICO score under 600".  It's been sensationalized by the media.  I'm not sure who started it but I think the story took off after it was aired on CNN. First I'll answer the question - is it true? Yes, well technically.  Here's the deal: the new "study" which documents this fact uses the "NEW" version of FICO in determining this statistic.  So they are using the new software and comparing it to results from the past which used the "OLD" version of FICO.  A little misleading don't you think. The "NEW" version of FICO is called FICO 08 and was first offered by Equifax in Feb. 2009, and by Trans Unio...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
On Wednesday July 21 President Obama signed a massive financial overhaul.  Some are calling this FinReg and some are calling it Dodd Frank.  Regardless of what it's called, FinReg accomplishes a major win for consumers referred to as the FACS Act.  The FACS Act is the Fair Access to Credit Scores Act and it guarantees that consumers who are denied anything because of their credit scores, including a better interest rate, will get a copy of the actual score that was used to make the decision. While the implementation date of the free score disclosure rule is still to be determined, it won't come a moment too soon.  FICO scores have plummeted more over the past 3 years than they have over the previous 17 years due to the mortgage meltdown and a 10% unemployment rate.  This means a higher ...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
Lifelock Settles Lawsuit LifeLock -Yesterday, I wrote about credit and identity theft related services and how some of them either don't really deliver what they promise. As an update: LifeLock agreed to a $12 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the attorney generals from 35 different states  This is a very significant settlement especially for a deceptive advertising case. LifeLock probably didn't want to spend the time or money to defend the lawsuit so a settlement was their way of protecting against downside financial risk.Many consumers, however, find LifeLock's advertising perfectly clear and think the value they receive for their $10 per month charge is well worth it. According to Aaron Freeman, a LifeLock subscriber since 2005, "As recently as 2010, a man in ...
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By Rick Cignoli, Sr. Mortgage Loan Officer
(Norcom Mortgage NMLS# 71655 Equal Housing Lender)
Clockwork Repertory Theatre Presents "A Sting in the Tale" through February 20, 2010 Clockwork Repertory Theatre in Oakville, CT picked "A Sting in the Tale" as the second show of its 32nd season. This successful British play written by Brian Clemens and Brian Spooner and directed by Susan Pantely is a wonderful spoof on almost every mystery thriller that's been written for the stage. The Clockwork Repertory Theatre's production of this "wickedly funny" play is about two once-successful playwrights who are trying to write a thrilling block-buster mystery to pay-off their mounting debts. Or are they really plotting the perfect murder with the help of their charming secretary? The nagging wife is heavily insured and would appear to be the ideal victim. It all seems plausible until a stage...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
Credit Repair in Oakville CT National Credit Fixers: 330 Roberts Street 4th Floor East Hartford CT 06108 phone: 860-282-6181. National Credit Fixers boasts of 13 years experience repairing low FICO scores. Whether your credit has been damaged by a foreclosure, bankruptcy, slow credit, collections, judgments, repossessions, etc. we can help. We are the experts in credit restoration and credit repair. We have helped numerous residents of Oakville CT. We are experts in Oakville CT Credit Repair.  We are here for YOU.  Period.  Our customers are what makes us grow as a well known Credit Repair company.  Putting our customers first, let's us focus on getting you the results you are paying for.  We here at National CRedit Fixers sell results.  That is what this business is about.  No games. W...
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