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Bridget Morrissey's Blog Posts

New-Home Sales Plummet

Thinking of selling? It is still a sellers market but it is changing quickly. Inventory is rising, costs are up, and the buyer pool is shrinking. But right now homes are still in demand so do not

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Top 15 percent of 1 million Homesnap Pro agents nationwide

Congratulations, Bridget! You're an official winner of the Top 15% Award for the first half of 2022! We looked at the data from the first half of 2022 for over 1 million Homesnap Pro agents

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Consumer price inflation may have peaked

Consumer price inflation may have peaked, which suggests that mortgage rates also may have peaked, says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS® . The level of

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Mystic Outdoor Art Festival

#mysticchamber is holding #moaf The Mystic Outdoor Art Festival on August 13-14. Will and I enjoy the show that #TheGreaterMysticChamberOfCommerce produces, #moaf2022 is fantastic! Come on down and

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REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI) survey for March 2022

REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI) survey for March 2022 states that demand continues to outpace supply, buyer competition remained intense, properties typically stayed on the market for shorter

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Get Pre-Approval before starting your home search

There's no need to wait – get started on your home search today with Pre-Approval: the Best Opening Play to Make as a Homebuyer. This important first step will give you an edge in the market

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Make Thanksgiving Easy

Need help hosting Thanksgiving? Are you new to hosting Thanksgivings? It’s understandable. Thanksgiving is one of the best holidays in America, but it can be stressful for newcomers. Here

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Benefits of a small house

You might have been raised to believe that bigger is better, but there are incredible benefits of making a smaller purchase. Maybe you've lived in a giant house for years and never noticed how much

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Home prices still accelerating but at a slower rate

Prices are still increasing but at a slower pace. Buy your dream home now before price and interest rates get too!

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Three reasons Veterans should use the VA Loan for their home purchase

Borrowers who are using a VA Loan can purchase homes without putting down any money. In 2020, 350,000 individuals utilized this type of loan to make their dream come true and buy the house they

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Current Economy is the Perfect Selling Time for Homes

If you are thinking of selling you may be wondering if the future holds a chance for home prices to fall or continue rising. This is an interesting question with no clear answer! The current

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Mortgage rates are climbing and multiple bids are falling

The housing market is heating up! The mortgage interest rates for next year have been predicted to increase. This means that if you wait until then, your monthly payment will be higher and it could

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Just because you love your home doesn't mean that potential buyers will.

When you are looking to sell your house, there is a lot that goes into making it look perfect. It needs to be clean and in good condition. There should also be the right colors on the walls.,

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Just sold in Moodus

Just sold in Moosup River Estates, a 55 and over community that offers 3 styles of living. The homes have open floor plans with stainless steel appliances in the kitchen galore including two full

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Real Estate Market is starting to shift to Buyers

The number of homes currently on the market has increased steadily over recent months. The realtor data shows that there is still an increase in active inventory month-over-month, though it's

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North Stonington Neighborhoods

There are six principle neighborhoods in North Stonington:1. Pendleton Hill (RT 49) 2. Clarks Falls3. Kingswood4. Cedarcrest5. Laurel Glen6. North Stonington Villagehttps://lnkd.in

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Is the real estate market in Connecticut and Rhode Island slowing down

The Buyer Side of the market is showing a slight shift as buyers are looking at the price increase and the difficulty in getting an offer accepted. Even though there is currently a bit of a cool off

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Ledyard Real Estate Market Report June 2021

Ledyard Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the Ledyard Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale, Pending Sales,

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North Stonington Real Estate Market Report June 2021

North Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the North Stonington Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for,

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New London Real Estate Market Report June 2021

New London Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the New London Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale, Pending

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2021 06 29 Pawcatuck Real Estate Market Report

  Pawcatuck is a village in the town of Stonington which is located in New London County on the coast bordering Rhode Island. The population was 5,624 at the 2010 census. It is located

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2021 06 30 Gales Ferry Real Estate Market Report

According to Wikipedia,the principal communities of Ledyard are Ledyard Center (also known as Ledyard Village) and the Gales Ferry section (including Christy Hill Estates, Devonshire Estates, Ferry

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Big News for Renters Who Want to Buy a Home

Renters are now able to get their rental rating onto their credit report where it passes through all levels of FICO and makes into the mortgage system and into DU/LP. DU stands for Desktop 

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Can Mortgage Forbearance Lead to Foreclosure

When economic pressures caused by the pandemic began the government put forbearance plans in place. Homeowners were allowed to stay in their homes without making mortgage payments.With the dawning

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I Heart eXp Rhode Island supports the Rhode Island Community Food Bank

This month we at eXp Realty are participating in raising funds for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. During the pandemic so many families found themselves in need, suddenly, and unexpectedly.

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If you need an in-law or Airbnb situation in Preston then here it is

Looking for a property with an in law space? Look no further. Enjoy sitting on the front porch or the back deck listening to the birds! 3 bedroom house with a nice office on the second level. First

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Gales Ferry Open House on Pirate Day at 10 Nutmeg Drive Aaarrrgghh

Ahoy Mateys! September 19 is #Pirate Day! Head for the #GalesFerry #OpenHouse at 10 Nutmeg Drive from 11:00 until 12:30. Go to http://bmre.us/ten for more information.!

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Ledyard Open House at 336 Shewville Road on Saturday August 22 from 1:00-2:30

The ideal location! Ledyard home for sale at 336 Shewville Road is close to Mystic, Foxwoods, Westerly, I-95, New London, Electric Boat and shopping! 2/3 bedroom home with a spacious kitchen. Over 2

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Are you ready to sell

Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist at the National Association of Realtors, noted the beginnings of a turn in the real estate market:                ;

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CT DECD GUIDELINES TO SELLING A HOME DURING A PANDEMIC

Do you know how to sell your home with the current STAY AT HOME orders? Listen, you don’t want to spend hours trying to find out what the new state guidelines are for selling a home during the

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12 Smart Home Devices to renovate your home

Here are 12 Smart Home Devices that will help sell your home!1. Smart Speakers - Need a personal assistant at home? Ask it questions, schedule reminders and a lot more!2. Smart Plugs - Sync a smart

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FEMA Helpline for Covid-19

Bridget Morrissey, a Realtor for eXp Realty in Connecticut and Rhode Island reports that FEMA continues to take proactive steps to address the COVID-19 pandemic and to help serve its National Flood

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Groton Real Estate Market Report April 2020

The March Groton Real Estate Market Report by Groton Realtor Bridget Morrissey indicates that there were (6) two-bedroom homes sold for an average of $141,217. There were (17) three-bedroom homes

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Ledyard Real estate Market report April 2020

The March Ledyard Real Estate Market Report by Ledyard Realtor Bridget Morrissey indicates that there was(1) two-bedroom home sold for $141,217. There were (12) three-bedroom homes sold with an

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New London Real Estate Market Report April 2020

During March of 2020 in New London (1) two bedroom home sold for $152,000, (3) three bedroom homes sold for an average of $ $157,400 each and (4) four bedroom homes sold averaging $194,500 a piece.

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North Stonington Real Estate Market Report April 2020

During the month of March 2020 in North Stonington there was (1) two bedroom home sold for $224,000, (2) three bedrooms sold averaging $300,500 each and (2) four bedroom homes sold with an average

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Norwich Real Estate Market report April 2020

In March of 2020, Norwich homes sold numbered (5) two bedroom homes averaging $62,456 each, (21) three bedroom homes at an average of $167,444 and (7) four bedroom homes sold for about $157,709.

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Preston Real Estate Market Report April 2020

In Preston during the month of March (1) two bedroom home sold for $120,000, (1) three bedroom homes sold for $184,900 and (3) four bedroom homes sold at an average of $337,633 each. For more

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Stonigton Real Estate Market Report April 2020

The March 2020 Stonington Real Estate Market Report by Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey indicates that there were (4) two bedroom homes sold for an average of $184,913, (6) three-bedroom homes

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Waterford Real Estate Market Report April 2020

The March Waterford Real Estate Market Report by Waterford Realtor Bridget Morrissey indicates that there were (5) two-bedroom homes sold averaging $140,720 each. There were (9) three-bedroom homes

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Niantic Real Estate Market Report April 2020

In March of 2020, the median new listing price in Niantic was $316,750 while the recently median sold price was $424,500, up from $295,000 in February.For more information on Niantic homes for sale

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Gales Ferry Real Estate Market Report April 2020

The median listing price for new homes on the market for March 2020 in Gales Ferry is $289,000 while the median sold price for the month $242,250. The average days on the market for the sold homes

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Mystic Real Estate Market Report April 2020

The median new listing price on homes for sale in Mystic during March 2020 was $385,750 while the median sales price value was $295,000. The average days on the market for homes sold in Mystic

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East Lyme Real Estate Market Report April 2020

The April 1, 2020 East Lyme Real Estate Market Report by East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey indicates that there were (6) three-bedroom homes sold with an average sales price of $461,809, (1) two

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Pawcatuck Real Estate Market Report April 2020

For the month of March, the Pawcatuck homes for sale new listing median price was $407,400 while the homes sold median sales price was $307,000. The average days on the market was less than three

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Ledyard New Listing at 91 Meeting House Lane

#Ledyard new listing at 91 Meeting House Lane! 3 BR, new roof, boiler, floors, paint job inside and out plus more! http://bmre.us

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Recession does not mean there will be a Housing Crisis

With all of the concerns caused by COVID-19, a lot of people believe we may see a new round of foreclosures. Restaurants, airlines, hotels, and many other industries are laying off workers or

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Addressing the Home Buyer's Market during CaronaVirus attack

Addressing the Home Buyer's Market - now, and once we are back to "normal".   Will you be ready to get back out there to purchase a home? What you will need to know to make it happen

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Waterford real Estate Market Report 03-11-2020

Waterford Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the Waterford Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale, Pending,

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New London Real Estate Market Report 03-11-2020

New London Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the New London Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale, Pending

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Norwich Real Estate Market Report 03-11-2020

  Norwich Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the Norwich Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale,

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Preston Real Estate Market Report 03-11-2020

Preston Realtor Bridget Morrissey is pleased to present the Preston Real Estate Market Report.  If you have any questions regarding Preston homes for sale feel free to call or text Preston Real

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North Stonington Real Estate Market Report 03-11-2020

North Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the North Stonington Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for,

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Stonington Real Estate Market Report 03-11-2020

 Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the Stonington Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale,

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Groton Real Estate Market Report 02-11-2020

 Groton Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the Groton Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale, Pending,

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East Lyme Real Estate Market Report 03-11-2020

East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the East Lyme Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale, Pending,

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Mystic Real Estate Market Report 3-11-2020

For the Mystic Real Estate Market Report for March 2020 CLICK HERE. Call or text Mystic Realtor Bridget Morrissey at 860-857-5165! Call or text Mystic Real Estate Agent Bridget Morrissey at

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Pawcatuck Real Estate Market Report 3-11-2020

 Click HERE for reportThere are 54 homes for sale in Pawcatuck, CT, 4 of which were newly listed within the last week. Additionally, there are 8 rentals,

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Gales Ferry Real estate Market Report 3-11-2020

Click HERE for report. According to Wikipedia,the principal communities of Ledyard are Ledyard Center (also known as Ledyard Village) and the Gales Ferry section (including Christy Hill Estates,

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NAR is providing this guidance to help REALTORS® respond to the coronavirus’s potential impact

In response to the growing concerns about Coronavirus, the National Association of Realtors is providing this guidance to help REALTORS® respond to the coronavirus’s potential impact on

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Charlestown RI Real Estate Market Report February 2020

  January Real Estate Market Report CLICK HERE. Charlestown is named after King Charles II, and was incorporated in 1738. The area was formerly part of the town of Westerly. Charlestown was

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Westerly Real Estate Market Report February 2020

Westerly Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the Westerly Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale, Pending Sales,

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South Kingstown Real Estate Market Report February 2020

 South Kingstown Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the South Kingstown Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for

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East Lyme Real Estate Market Report February 2020

East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the East Lyme Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale, Pending,

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Gales Ferry Real Estate Market Report February 2020

Click HERE for report. There are 50 homes for sale, ranging from $50K to $394.9K. 06335 has affordable 2 bedroom listings.$263K Median Listing Home Price$128

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Pawcatuck Real Estate Market Report February 2020

 Click HERE for reportThere are 54 homes for sale, ranging from $79K to $1.4M.$299K Median Listing Home Price$176 Median Listing Home Price/Sq FtThere are 54 

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Mystic Real Estate Market Report February 2020

There are 128 homes for sale, ranging from $69.9K to $3.5M.$332.5KMedian Listing Home Price$189Median Listing Home Price/Sq FtFor the Mystic Real Estate Market Report for

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Stonington Real Estate Market Report February 2020

 Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the Stonington Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale,

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Ledyard Real Estate Market Report February 2020

Ledyard Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the Ledyard Real Estate Market Activity Summary. The report includes Median Sales Price, Number of New Listings, Number of Homes for Sale, Pending Sales,

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eXp Realty CT Top Producer for December 2019 is Bridget Morrissey

Thank you to the amazing clients I worked with last year. Without you I could not have achieved this award again. Great way to start the new year! Thank!

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Norwich Real Estate Report November 2019 from Norwich Realtor Bridget Morrissey

Norwich Realtor Bridget Morrissey is pleased to present the Norwich Real Estate Market Report.  If you have any questions regarding Norwich homes for sale feel free to call or text Norwich

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Gales Ferry Real Estate Market Report Nov 2019 by Gales Ferry Realtor Bridget Morrissey

There are 50 homes for sale, ranging from $50K to $394.9K. 06335 has affordable 2 bedroom listings.$263K Median Listing Home Price$128 Median Listing Home

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Niantic Real Estate Report Nov 2019 by Niantic Realtor Bridget Morrissey

There are 124 homes for sale, ranging from $49K to $2M.$309.9K Median Listing Home Price$169 Median Listing Home Price/Sq Ft ;

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Mystic Real Estate Market Report November 2019 from Mystic Realtor Bridget Morrissey

There are 128 homes for sale, ranging from $69.9K to $3.5M.$332.5KMedian Listing Home Price$189Median Listing Home Price/Sq Ft Call or text Mystic Realtor

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Pawcatuck Real Estate Market Report November 2019 by Pawcatuck Realtor Bridget Morrissey

 There are 54 homes for sale, ranging from $79K to $1.4M.$299K Median Listing Home Price$176 Median Listing Home Price/Sq FtThere are 54 homes for sale in;

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North Stonington Real Estate Report November 2019 by North Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey

Call or text North Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey about North Stonington homes for sale at 860-857-5165! According to Wikipedia, the rapid residential growth of North Stonington led to the

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Waterford Real Estate Market 2019 by Waterford Realtor Bridget Morrissey

 Waterford CT is named after Waterford, Ireland. The neighborhoods are Dufree Hill, East Neck, Fog Plain, Gilead, Goshen, Great Neck, Harrisons, Lake's Pond, Logger Hill, Mago Point, Magonk,

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New London Real Estate Market 2019 by New London Realtor Bridget Morrissey

Call or text New London Realtor Bridget Morrissey about New London homes for sale at 860-857-5165!  New London is a seaport city and a port of entry on the northeast coast of the United States.

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East Lyme Real Estate Market 2019 by East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey

East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the East Lyme Real Estate Market Activity Summary for the month of August 2019. For more detailed information please click here.Call or text East

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Ledyard Real Estate Market Report by Ledyard Realtor Bridget Morrissey November 2019

Call or text Ledyard Realtor Bridget Morrissey about Ledyard homes for sale at 860-857-5165!  According to Wikipedia,the principal communities of Ledyard are Ledyard Center (also

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6 Reasons Why Winter Is Actually the Most Chill Time to Buy a Home By Jamie Wiebe Dec 14

While it’s true that things do slow down in the winter, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Yes, it’s cold. Yes, fewer homes are for sale. Yes, moving in a snowstorm is a

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5 Home Staging Ideas That Work Wonders During Winter By Jeanne Sager Nov 29

Winter is the time of year when most home buyers, like bears, retreat to their own cozy homes and hibernate. So what if you have a house you must sell right now, winter be damned?  

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8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying and Selling at the Same Time By Jamie Wiebe Jan 24

Plenty of people find themselves buying and selling a home simultaneously, but knowing that others have gone through the same stress does not make it one bit easier. After all, the stakes are so:

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5 Ways You are Sabotaging the Sale of Your Home By Terri Williams Dec 27

So you’ve finally decided to put your home on the market. You’ve planned your first open house, begun searching for new digs, and even made a mental packing list. Now all you have to

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The Home Appraisal Process and How It Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment By Jamie Wiebe

If you’ve applied for a mortgage, your home-to-be still has to undergo a comprehensive appraisal of its worth—and an unfavorable home appraisal can kill a real estate deal.

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5 Big Reasons to Sell Your Home This Year Because It Could Get Tougher By Rachel Stults Feb 20

“It’s definitely still a seller’s market in most of the country. But it’s not the same seller’s market that you saw in the last couple of years,” says 

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These 5 Factors Are Influencing a Home’s Asking Price By Wendy Helfenbaum Mar 6

Ever gotten excited about a house for sale, then looked at the price and thought, “Are they out of their minds?” Yeah, me too.It can be a disheartening moment when you’re

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5 Unwritten Home Selling Etiquette Rules That Can Make or Break Your Sale By Kayleigh Roberts Apr 4

 Selling a house takes, well, salesmanship. In other words, you have to prep your house so it looks its best. You have to open your door to strangers who’ll traipse through your,

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5 Unwritten Etiquette Rules Home Buyers Might Not Even Realize Are a Big Deal By Kayleigh Roberts Mar 13

If you’re looking to buy a house, you’re probably eager and excited. That’s fine, but just keep in mind that in this heightened emotional state, it’s easy to get swept

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Can I Sell My Home If I’m Behind on My Mortgage By Daniel Bortz Apr 4

If you’re behind on your mortgage payments and don’t see your situation improving, you might be thinking the only way out of this mess is to sell your home. But can you? The

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6 Habits All Successful Home Buyers Have in Common By Margaret Heidenry Jan 3

Here’s a breakdown of home-buying habits to adopt now.  These behaviors are things you can do daily, weekly, monthly, or even just yearly. Taken together, they set you well on the

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What Is a Comparative Market Analysis The CMA Explained By Audrey Ference Apr 11

A home’s price is a moving target—based on where it is, when it’s listed for sale, whether it has that trendy open kitchen, all of it. So if you’re tasked with pricing

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Multiple Offers on a House Insights for Buyers Facing a Bidding War By Julie Ryan Evans May 16

For sellers, getting multiple offers on a house is a dream. But for buyers who have fallen in love with a particular property, hearing that their offer is one of many can be maddening.

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5 Factors to Consider for When Is the Best Time to Sell Your House By Daniel Bortz May 7

  When is the best time to sell your house? Timing can make a big difference in terms of selling your home quickly and for the most cash. But here’s the thing: The rules on

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What Does Days on Market Mean and How Buyers Can Take Advantage By Margaret Heidenry Jun 11

 In the real estate game, many buyers understand that knowing a home’s days on market (DOM) is absolutely critical intel. Why? Because the number of days a home spends on the market

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What Is a Short Sale The Benefits for Buyers and Sellers By Judy Dutton Jun 13

What is a short sale? Let’s break it down. Say you’re selling your home; however, the offer you get is so low, it won’t cover the total amount you owe your

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How Much Does a Home Inspection Cost By Lisa Kaplan Gordon Jun 16

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, a typical home inspection costs $300 to $500. In most cases, it’s well worth it for buyers to hire a home inspector.

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Should You Sell Your Home or Rent It Out 4 Times to Hang On Tight By Jillian Pretzel Jul 1

While many homeowners reach a point where they decide to sell their place, here’s an alternative to consider for your own home: rather than sell, you may rent it out instead!You may have

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Charlestown Real Estate Market Report for October from Charlestown Realtor Bridget Morrissey

  Charlestown is named after King Charles II, and was incorporated in 1738. The area was formerly part of the town of Westerly. Charlestown was in turn divided and the part north of the

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Surprising Things That Can Drive Up the Cost of Buying a Foreclosure Home By Jillian Pretzel Jul 29

Buying a foreclosure home, also known as a distressed property, might seem like a less expensive way to get into your next place. These homes usually sell for about 15% below the home’s

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5 Questions to Ask Before Selling Your Home and Why Missing Even One Can Cost You Dearly By Daniel Bortz Jul 10

Selling your house is not as simple as just putting it on the market and waiting for offers from eager buyers to roll in. (Ah, if only…) If you have any hope that your sale will go smoothly,

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What Is a Half-Bath Or a Quarter Bath or Three-Quarter Bath for That Matter By Lisa Johnson Mandell Aug 1

Next to the number of bedrooms, the number of bathrooms in a house is a huge selling point. But when perusing home listings, you’ll quickly realize that bathroom math isn&rsquo

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Stonington Real Estate Agent Bridget Morrissey presents the Stonington Real Estate Market Report for October 2019

Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey reports that the median sales price for homes for sale in Stonington rose to $350,000 while the median estimated home value is $394,000. Three and four bedroom

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Should I Sell My House 6 Signs It’s Time to Move On By Stephanie Booth Jul 10

 Ten years is the average amount of time a homeowner stays in a house before a sale, according to the National Association of Realtors®.  Here are some telltale signs it;

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Five Things to Know Before Building A House By Beth DeCarbo Aug 2

Starting. Takes. Forever.Waiting to break ground was the most frustrating part. It involved three major hurdles: Getting the floor plans approved by the development’s architectural-review

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Staging and Selling a Home With Kids Yes You Can By Larissa Runkle Jul 24

 Staging your home is universally acknowledged as one of the most important things you can do to make it appeal to potential buyers. Few expect a home occupied by children to be perfect; that

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4 Ways to Keep Your VA Loan on Track By Veterans United

Pre-approval is a big step in the home-buying process. It shows real estate agents and sellers you’re a serious candidate and gives you a clear sense of your purchasing power.But VA

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The One Thing That Can Make or Break How People Feel About Your House By Kelsey Ogletree Jul 31

Considering the time and energy homeowners put toward making their house look great (particularly if they’re trying to sell), many make the critical mistake of neglecting another one

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Veteran and Military Home Buyers Make By Angela Colley Aug 20

 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers plenty of great programs to help those who have served in the military get a home loan, but the process isn’t foolproof.Mistake No. 1: Not

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How Touring Open Houses Helped Me See My Own Home in a Whole New Light By Jillian Pretzel Aug 14

Want to learn how to sell your house? Simple: Put on your buyer hat and tour a bunch of homes for sale in your area.Walk through two identical homes and see the difference. Good staging could

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What Is Fair Market Value and How Much Is a Home Is Really Worth By Kimberly Dawn Neumann Aug 12

Whether you’re buying or selling a home, one question that’s always front and center is the price: How much is a home worth? A home’s fair market value is the price it

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10 Secrets No One Tells You That Will Help Your House Fetch Top Dollar By Jennifer Nelson Aug 26

Here are 10 tips that are seldom mentioned in listing houses that just might put your property over the edge.Make sure your mailbox looks amazingMake the right use of your roomsRe-glaze the

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How Much Are Closing Costs and How to Reduce Closing Costs Judy Dutton Aug 20 2019

When you get a mortgage to buy a home, you’ll have to pay closing costs: These fees, paid to third parties to help facilitate the sale of a home, typically total 2% to 7% of the home

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Selling Your Home then Don’t Neglect These 7 Maintenance Tasks or Else By Wendy Helfenbaum Feb 1

We’ve got news for you: Just because you’re selling doesn’t mean you’re off the hook from routine maintenance tasks—and that’s especially true if you&rsquo

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How Much Does It Cost To Build a House and Is It Cheaper to Buy or Build By Margaret Heidenry Aug 23 2019

How much does it cost to build a house? According to data from the National Association of Home Builders, the median price of constructing a single-family home is $289,415, or $103

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Will They Dig It How to Keep Your Perfect Landscaping From Scaring Off Buyers By Wendy Helfenbaum Sep 11

For many buyers, a beautifully landscaped yard with show-stopping curb appeal can seal the deal.  As it turns out, there are indeed some buyers who might take one look at your sprawling

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Home Buyers Reveal What I Wish I Had Known Before Buying My First Home By Stephanie Booth Jan 23

In an effort to clue you into some of the challenges you’ll face as a first-time home buyer, we asked some folks who’ve already gone through the ringer to spill what they wish

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Home Showing Tips That’ll Convince Buyers to Buy By Angela Colley | Jan 27

Showing your house is the exciting part of selling a home, but let’s face it: It takes a lot of work to get there. Once you’ve made repairs, chosen a Realtor®, and 

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What Sellers Should Expect When Closing On a Home

Ah, closing on a house. It’s the finish line! You’re almost home free (or free of your home in this case). You’ve accepted the buyer’s offer, the negotiations are 

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Home buyers will, at times, be their own worst enemy when it comes to buying a home.

Stop Making Excuses! Busting the Most Common Reasons for Not Buying a Homewas written by Terri Williams for realtor.com on Sep 4, 2019.Owning a home means you can build equity, take

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How Much Is Homeowners Insurance? The Cost for Different Types of Homes

by Margaret Heidenry | Sep 1, 2019How much is homeowners insurance? It’s a question with answers that are going to vary for each homeowner, depending on the size, age, and

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Color Trends From the 2019 Maison & Objet Design Show

Sellers should think about classic neutral colors that may be easy for the buyer to paint over for their own taste.  Agnès Carpentier has a September 10, 2019 article.;

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Groton Real Estate Market Report September 2019 from Bridget Morrissey

Go to bmre.us for the entire Groton Real Estate Market Report from Groton Realtor Bridget Morrissey.           ;

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Mystic Real Estate Market Report for August 2019 from Bridget Morrissey

The median estimated home value in Mystic as of July 31, 2109 is $318,000.  For the full Mystic Real Estate Market Report for August 2019 click here. ;

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Gales Ferry Real Estate Market Report for August 2019 from Bridget Morrissey

The median estimated home value in Gales Ferry as of July 31, 2029 is $257,000.  For the full Gales Ferry Real Estate Market Report for August 2019 click here. ;

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Pawcatuck Real Estate Market Report for August 2019 by Bridget Morrissey

The median estimated home value in Pawcatuck as of July 31, 2019 is $280,000.  For the full Pawcatuck Real Estate Market Report click.

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Niantic Real Estate Market Report for August 2019

The median estimated home value in Niantic as of July 31, 2029 is $295,000.  For the full Niantic Real Estate Market Report for August 2019 click here.   ;

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Norwich Real Estate Market Report for August 2019

  Call or text Norwich Realtor Bridget Morrissey at 860-857-5165! Call or text Norwich Real Estate Agent Bridget Morrissey at 860-857-5165!Call or text Norwich Realtor Bridget

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Preston Real Estate Market Report for August 2019

Call or text Preston Realtor Bridget Morrissey at 860-857-5165! Call or text Preston Realtor Bridget Morrissey at 860-857-5165! Call or text Preston Real Estate Agent Bridget Morrissey at

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New London Real Estate Market Report for August 2019

Call or text New London Realtor Bridget Morrissey about New London homes for sale at 860-857-5165! August Real Estate Market

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Ledyard Real Estate Market Report August 2019

Call or text Ledyard Realtor Bridget Morrissey about Ledyard homes for sale at 860-857-5165! According to Wikipedia,the principal communities of Ledyard are Ledyard Center (also known as

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East Lyme Real Estate Market Report for May 2019 by East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The East Lyme Real Estate Market Activity Summary for the month of May 2019 is brought to you by East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey. It shows that there were 30 homes sold and 17 are pending.

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May 2019 Real estate Market Report from Bridget Morrissey

East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey presents the East Lyme Real Estate Market Activity Summary for the month of April 2019. It shows that there were 18 homes sold and 14 are pending. There were

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Two Open Houses in Groton this weekend!

95 Monument St Groton Open House Saturday April 27 10:00-11:30Click HERE for more information.47 Hillside Road in Groton OPEN HOUSE Saturday April 27 1:00-2:30Click HERE for more.

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Groton Open House Saturday April 6, 2019 at 95 Monument St from 1 pm - 2:30

Groton Open House Saturday April 6 from 1:00-2:30 at 95 Monument Street.  4 BR 2.5 Bath home with Living room, family room, dining room and kitchen on main level. 2 bay windows, hardwood,

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East Lyme Real Estate Market Report April 2019 by East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The East Lyme Real Estate Market Activity Summary for the month of March 2019 is brought to you by East Lyme Realtor Bridget Morrissey. It shows that there were 20 homes sold and 13 are pending.

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Stonington Real Estate Market Report April 2019 by Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The Stonington Real Estate Market Activity Summary for the month of March 2019 is brought to you by Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey. It shows that there were 12 homes sold and 11 are pending.

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Patio plan for Summer 2019

It’s finally spring! Time to break out the grill and the patio set and spend your evenings cooking out under the stars. Except, you don’t have a patio, you have a backyard that’s

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Home value vs list price reports from Realtor Bridget Morrissey

CLICK HERE for home value vs list price reports from Realtor Bridget.

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Welcome your plants back for spring

If you’re a gardener, or at least want to be one, there’s no time as amazing as early spring. This is when your plants are starting to wake from their long winter’s sleep. The

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Tracking home expenses from Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey

      Owning a home means having a place that’s safe and secure to come back to after a long day at work, every day, forever, until you decide it’s time

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Millennials vs baby boomers home buying statistics

Jessica Lautz is the Vice President of Demographics and Behavioral Insights at the National Association of REALTORS®. Jessica started at NAR in 2007. The core of her research focuses on

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Groton Real Estate Market Report for January 2019 from Groton Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The Groton Real Estate Market Reportis a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of active

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East Lyme Real Estate Market Report January 2019

The East Lyme Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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Time for new windows

Whether you just bought your home in the Mystic to Westerly area or you’ve owned it a while, it can be easy to overlook the windows that open it up to the world, as if they didn’t even

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5 Myths about a 2019 Real Estate Recession

A conversation between Steve Harney: Keeping Current Matters and Tom Ferry: Tom Ferry Show Does the fact that listings and price adjustments are increasing mean that we are heading into another

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2019 Mill Rates for Southeastern Connecticut towns

Do you want to see the 2019 Mill Rates for Southeastern Connecticut towns according to the Office of Legislative Research? http://snip.ly

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Zillow Real Estate Predictions for 2019

According to Zillow, there may be some changes to the real estate market in 2019.  See what Zillow is predicting at snip.ly

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5 Reasons to sell your home in winter from Bridget Morrissey

Here are five reasons listing your home for sale this winter makes sense.1. Demand Is StrongThe latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer

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North Stonington Real Estate Market Report December 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

The North Stonington Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of 2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of active

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Connecticut Real Estate Market Update

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Steps to a mortgage means pre-approval is first

If you find yourself sitting in a strange hallway, waiting for a stranger in a suit to size you up and decide if you’re worthy as your palms sweat and your breath gets just a little bit harder

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FHA Basic Home Mortgage Loan 203(b) tips from Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey

While you’re dreaming about your Starter Home, don’t forget that you’re going to need a Starter Mortgage to pay for it. Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey knows that the mortgage

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5 Things To Keep In Mind For A Vacation Home Purchase

Just imagine it! Waking up to the sound of sea and surf pounding the sand right outside your very own home. You don’t have to call ahead for reservations, you don’t need to ask anyone

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Why are home prices increasing?

There are many unsubstantiated theories about what is happening with home prices. From those who are worried that prices are falling (data shows this is untrue), to those who are concerned that

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Three Big Questions of Any Kitchen Remodel from Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey

For the third time this week, you’ve found yourself cursing the unusability of your kitchen. The drawers come out in all the wrong directions, the cabinets are so shallow

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Baby Boomers Are Downsizing, Are You Ready To Move?

For a while now baby boomers have been blamed for a portion of the housing market’s current lack of housing inventory, but should they really be getting the blame?Here’s what some of the

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Waterford Real Estate Market Report October 2018 from Waterford Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The Waterford Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of 2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of active homes

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Stonington Real Estate Market Report October 2018 from Stonington Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The Stonington Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of 2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of active

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Norwich Real Estate Market Report October 2018 from Norwich Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The Norwich Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of 2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of active homes

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New London Real Estate Market Report October 2018 from New London Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The New London Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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Ledyard Real Estate Market Report October 2018 by Ledyard Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The Ledyard Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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North Stonington Real Estate Market Report October 2018 from Bridget Morrissey

The North Stonington Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the

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Groton Real Estate Market Report October 2018 by Groton Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The Groton Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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East Lyme Real Estate Report October 2018 from Bridget Morrissey

The East Lyme Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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Do you need a public adjuster for your Insurance Claim

After a major storm or a freak accident that ends in massive amounts of property damage, you’re probably going to feel two things essentially at once: you’re going to be overwhelmed with

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Changes to Real Estate Tax Deductions for 2018 from Bridget Morrissey

As a homeowner, or soon to be homeowner, you can get some pretty sweet tax deductions from things related to your home. Some tend to change from year to year, like those for energy-efficient

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Mystic Real Estate Market Report September 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

The Mystic Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of active homes

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New London Real Estate Market Report September 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

  The New London Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number

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Groton Real Estate Market Report September 2018 by Groton Realtor Bridget Morrissey

The Groton Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of active

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North Stonington Real Estate Market Report September 2018 from Bridget Morrissey

The North Stonington Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the

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Pawcatuck Real Estate Market Report August 2018 from Bridget Morrissey

 The Pawcatuck Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price, the median list price and the median price per square foot for Pawcatuck homes for sale.  

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Gales Ferry Real Estate Market Report August 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

The Gales Ferry Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price, the average listing price of Gales Ferry homes for sale and the median price per square foot of Gales

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Mystic Real Estate Market Report August 2018 from Bridget Morrissey

The Mystic Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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Waterford Real Estate Market Report August 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

The Waterford Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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Norwich Real Estate Market Report August 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

The Norwich Real Estate Market Report  is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number

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Preston Real Estate Market Report August 2018 from Bridget Morrissey

The Preston Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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New London Real Estate Market Report August 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

The New London Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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North Stonington Real Estate Market Report August 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

The North Stonington Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the

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Ledyard Real Estate Market Report August 2018 from Bridget Morrissey

The Ledyard Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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Groton Real Estate Market Report August 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

The Groton Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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East Lyme Real Estate Report August 2018 from Bridget Morrissey

The East Lyme Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of

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Groton Real Estate Market Report July 2018 by Bridget Morrissey

The Groton Real Estate Market Report is a monthly statement of the average sales price for and number of  2 BR, 3 BR and 4 BR homes sold, the total number of sales, the number of active

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