Old Saybrook, CT Real Estate News

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  Today, November 26th Is Small Business Saturday and the Saybrook Chamber of Commerce is encouraging everyone to show their support for their local small business today. On second thought we need to show your support for small businesses everyday by shopping at your local small businesses.  Our small businesses do a lot to support our communities and deserve our support year round. Besides asking everyone to support small businesses today, the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce will be providing promo materials such as Shopping Bags Door Mats Banners Swags   Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce One Main Street, PO Box 625 Old Saybrook, CT 064752 (860) 388-3266 www.oldsaybrookchamber.com     ******************************************************************************  Info about the author...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  Old Saybrook Businesses, Organizations, families, and schools will have a great opportunity to show off there talent, skills, and creativity the this month in the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce 2016 Scarecrow Contest. This is one of the most fun events during the year, and gets everyone in the community involved. The Scarecrow Contest began this week October 10th and ends October 24th, with winners being announced at the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce "Local Business Rocks " Business Expo, at the Valley Shore YMCA on October 27th.  Click Here for more information and to obtain an entry form       *************************************************************************************************  Info about the author: George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Old Saybrook Chamber Saybrook Country Barn Business After Work tomorrow is a great way to spend a Thursday evening.  This Networking Event will be an excellent opportunity to spend a relaxing, enjoy some good food and drink, and network with other area professionals.  Business After Work events is a great way to make new referral connections with other area business professionals.  I always try to take advantage of these opportunities, so I will be making it a point to attend the Old Saybrook Chamber Saybrook Country Barn Business After Work event, and take lots of business cards with me.     ******************************************************************************  Info about the author: George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you with all your #FHA, #CH...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Estuary Council of Seniors is hosting their Shoreline Chefs Event At Water's Edge Resort & Spa On Sept 25th. from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  All funds raise go to support Meals on Wheels which is a very important meals program for senior citizens.Shoreline Chefs Event At Water's Edge Resort & Spa On Sept 25th is and excellent way to taste some of the best food around, and to contribute to a very worthy and needed program for our seniors.  For more informantion contact the Estuary Council of Seniors at (860) 388-1611.   ******************************************************************************  Info about the author: George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you with all your #FHA, #CHFA, and #Conventional #mortgage needs in Connecticut. George resides in Middles...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 Tomorrow one of the last two car shows for the year around here is being hosted by the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce.  This car show will be the Old Saybrook 1st Annual Classic Car Show from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Old Saybrook Shopping Center.This car show was actually scheduled to take place earlier this year on June 5th.  But because of bad weather it was canceled.  So car enthusiast in the Southern part of CT should plan to attend, and see their favorite classic cars fo one last time this year at the Old Saybrook 1st Annual Classic Car Show from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Old Saybrook Shopping Center.  ***************************************************************************** Info about the author:George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you wit...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
On Tuesday, September 13th members and guests will have an opportunity to attend the Old Saybrook Chamber Brown Bag Lunch'n Learn E-Mail Roadmap For Your Business.At the Lunch & Learn Julia Balfour will show businesses big and small marketing strategies on how to benefit from your use of e-mail marketing.  We all get caught up in using of the Internet to market to our customers, but using e-mail marketing can be another vehicle in marketing out business.  Julia will show those in attendance how to:  Email providers pros and cons. What types of emails work best. Designing and programming emails (you can do it too!) Subject lines!  A / B testing and data analysis for continued improvements. Speaker: Caitlin Monahan Those attending the Old Saybrook Chamber Brown Bag Lunch'n Learn E-Mail Ro...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 CANCELED             CANCELED              CANCELEDI was looking forward to taking a drive down to the shore this Sunday for the car show, but the 1st Annual Old Saybrook Classic Car Show Has Been Postponed due to the high probability of rain on Sunday.  A new date has not been determined yet, but when it is I will post it. ***************************************************************************** Info about the author:George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you with all your #FHA, #CHFA, and #Conventional #mortgage needs in Connecticut. George resides in Middlesex County which includes #Middletown, #Middlefield, #Durham, #Cromwell, #Portland, #Higganum, #Haddam, #East Haddam, #Moodus, #Chester, #Deep River, and #Essex. George can be contacted at (860) 573-1308 ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Lunch & Learn that would be close and dear to Barbara Todaro"s heart.  On Tuesday, March 1st members and guests will have an opportunity to attend the Old Saybrook Chamber Brown Bag Lunch & Learn: Direct Mail Is Not Dead.At the Lunch & Learn Julia Balfour will show businesses big and small marketing strategies on how to benefit from direct mail marketing.  We all get caught up in using of the Internet to market to our customers, but direct mail marketing still plays an important roll, and Julia will show those in attendance how to best use it.  Don't wait to register, spots are limited Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce Direct Mail Is Not DeadThe Pavilion at Saybrook Point150 College StreetSaybrook, CT Tuesday, March 1, 2016 12:00 p.m....
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Old Saybrook, CT 20th Annual Chili Fest, February 27, 2016, from noon to 3:00 p.m on Main Street.  The Old Saybrook Chili Fest has drawn Chefs from both near and far for 20 years to compete in this annual competition.  Booths will be set up and down Main Street, Old Saybrook, and hundreds of Chili Tasters will get to vote for their favorite Chili.  The winner will be awarded the very sought after Chili-Pepper.  All money raise at the Old Saybrook 20th Annual Chili Fest will be given to the C. Wilfred Hunter Scholarship.  Last year enough funds were raised to award four scholarships.Last year's winners were:1st PlaceOctagon Steakhouse - Octagon Chili - Charity: March of Dimes2nd PlaceFresh Salt at Saybrook Point Inn, Charity - Make...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce Women In Business October 14th Event, is an excellent opportunity for the female members of the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce to listen to an excellent speaker, Linda Albright, and get great tips on how to increase sales.  Linda will share her secrets on how with the right tools business and conversion rate can be increased RIGHT NOW. Those who attend the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce Women In Business October 14th Event can expect Linda to share: "The 3 key elements to turn prospects into clients, so you work less while making more money, Why Linda's enrollment rate is twice the industry average, and how yours can be too. The #1 tool to shift your sales conversations from "sales-y" to soulful. How to turn "I can't afford it" into "I can't wai...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Old Saybrook Chamber Of Commerce is holding a How To Build A Top Notch Web Site In Less Than A Day Lunch & Learn tomorrow Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 p.m.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn some of the ins & outs of building a web site. Bill Hewson a marketing strategist for the Hewson Group will be the presenter at the "do-it-yourself" web site building workshop.  Bill will show even a non-geeks like me how I can build a top notch web site with FREE online software.  Even if you do not plan on building your own web site, but would like to see how it is done, the Lunch & Learn is the place to be at. Because of the time of the How To Build A Top Notch Web Site In Less Than A Day Lunch & Learn tomorrow Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 p.m...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 Old Saybrook Businesses, Organizations, families, and schools will have a great opportunity to show off there talent, skills, and creativity the this month in the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Contest. This is one of the most fun contest during the year, and gets everyone in the community involved.The Scarecrow Contest begins tomorrow October 5th and ends October 27th, with winners being announced at the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, at the Valley Shore YMCA on October 29th.  Click Here for more information and to obtain an entry form    ************************************************************************************************* Info about the author:George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you with all your #FHA, #CHFA, and #Conv...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Old Saybrook is an excellent family orientated waterfront town in Connecticut, and on Sunday, October 4th Old Saybrook will celebrate the Old Saybrook Family Day 2015.  This is an afternoon packed with fun activities for the whole family sponsored by the Old Saybrook Youth and Family Service, and the Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth.Just take a look at the flyer below for an overview of what to expect at the Old Saybrook Family Day 2015 on Sunday, October 4th from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.  For more details visit the Old Saybrook Youth and Family Service website www.oldsaybrookct.org/youth or call 860 395-3190.  ************************************************************************************************* Info about the author:George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 Old Saybrook Chamber Connections Networking Event At The Tea Kettle.  The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce is a very active Chamber of Commerce.  There is always something going on almost every week, with either events run by the Chamber or member businesses and organizations.  Tomorrow, Thursday, September 25th the Old Saybrook Chamber through its Chamber Connections Division is holding a networking event at The Tea Kettle Restaurant & Impressive Catering.  This is an excellent opportunity to taste some of the great food and drink at The Tea Kettle Restaurant, and Impressive Catering as well as do some networking with other area professionals.The Old Saybrook Chamber Connections Events are a great way to market your business and yourself in a relaxing casual, social environment with o...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  This weekend is the Old Saybrook, CT 52nd Annual Arts & Crafts Festival July 25 & 26, 2015, and a great opportunity for the whole family to spend quality time together.  Admission & parking are free, and the Arts & Crafts Festival will be held on the Old Saybrook Town Green, so it is easy to get to and admission & parking are free. The 51st Arts & Crafts Festival will feature fine art and hand-made crafts such as: Acrylics Photography Jewelry Oil Painting Wood Sculptures Glass Creations   There will also be food, and live acoustic music throughout the weekend.  So make plans to take the whole family this weekend to the Old Saybrook, CT 51st Annual Arts & Crafts Festival July 25 & 26, 2015, and spend excellent time together.   Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce 52nd Annual Arts & Crafts...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The First Old Saybrook Chamber Meaningful Opportunities For Youth (MOFY) Soft Skills Workshop will be held June 5, 2015.   This is a great opportunity for local businesses to help local students develop job skills for their future success.  Each business will have three sessions to meet with groups of five students at each session, to share with them soft skills related to their business.  Below is more information about the First Old Saybrook Chamber Meaningful Opportunities For Youth (MOFY) Soft Skills Workshop  and who to contact to be a part of this excellent program from both local businesses and students.   ************************************************************************************************* Info about the author:George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can a...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  The Old Saybrook Chamber Of Commerce is holding a Linkedin Lunch & Learn On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 p.m.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn how to get the most out of Linkedin and learn some of the ins & outs like using Linkedin for: Networking Job Search, and Marketing If you are someone like me who is familiar with Linkedin, but is only aware of the very basics this Old Saybrook Chamber Of Commerce Linkedin Lunch & Learn is a must for you. Most of our clients and business partners are on Linkedin these days, so we need to be also. This Linkedin Lunch & Learn On Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 p.m. is designed to show how Linkedin can be used to reach out to our clients and business partners in a format they are already comfortable with.  ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce Women In Business May 13th Event, is an excellent opportunity for the women members of the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce to not only listen to an excellent speaker but to also enjoy and excellent meal and great networking.  Spots are limited, so may sure to call (860) 388-3266 and reserve a spot.   ************************************************************************************************* Info about the author:George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you with all your #FHA, #CHFA, and #Conventional #mortgage needs in Connecticut. George resides in Middlesex County which includes #Middletown, #Middlefield, #Durham, #Cromwell, #Portland, #Higganum, #Haddam, #East Haddam, #Moodus, #Chester, #Deep River, and #Essex. George c...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  Old Saybrook Chamber Connections Penny Lane Pub Networking Event.  The Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce is a very active Chamber of Commerce.  There is always something going on almost every week, with either events run by the Chamber or member businesses and organizations.  Tomorrow, Thursday, March 26th the Old Saybrook Chamber through its Chamber Connections Division is holding a networking event at the Penny Lane Pub.  This is an excellent opportunity to taste some of the fine food and drink at the Penny Lane Pub, as well as do some networking with other area professionals. The Old Saybrook Chamber Connections Events are a great way to market your business and yourself in a relaxing casual, social environment with other Chamber members.  If you are planning on attending the Old S...
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By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
  Why Plan?   Someone shared with me the other day that they were too busy to take time away from their business to do a strategic plan, that they had a basic idea of what they wanted to get accomplished and that they just did the next thing in front of them as fast as possible.  And that sounded good until I asked them this, “Are you tired?”   This is when they opened up that they go 90 to nothing all day and feel like butter that has been spread too thin over too much toast.  They are succeeding by the world’s standards but are not really experiencing joy in their life.  Strategic planning is NOT about getting more done in less time, or running around like a chicken with its head cut off, it is about focusing on the life you desire and architecting the steps to get there REGARDLESS of...
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