February Contracts: Continued Excitement

2020-03-04 Frbruary Contract Stats

February has one additional day in a leap year. It’s something to keep in mind when comparing stats to prior Februaries. That one extra day could make a difference since it gave agents 3.57% more time (1/28) to put together deals this February versus last year. As the chart above shows, this February’s performance overwhelmed last February’s performance. There was a 22% increase in the number of deals, which extended the results observed in January.

Revised FICO Credit Model

2020-02-27 Revised FICO Credit Model

The Fair Isaac Corporation rates personal creditworthiness of basically everyone using its FICO Score model. Our individual FICO Score factors into the pricing we receive on all of our borrowing, and most of the financial services we purchase. It is a critical driver in mortgage loan availability and interest rates for home buyers. In late January, Fair Isaac announced an update to their FICO Score model. The new credit scoring methodology will be available to

125 Ridgewood Rd, West Hartford

125 Ridgewood Road, West Hartford

If you want updates, space, and a terrific location, make 125 Ridgewood Road your home. The current owners made many thoughtful cosmetic and mechanical improvements that you’ll enjoy. The first floor features a show stopper chef’s kitchen with Thermador and Subzero appliances, maple cabinetry, stone counters, beautiful tilework, dedicated eat-in space, and a pantry. It opens to a bright family room with vaulted ceiling, skylight, exposed beams, built-in cabinetry, and gas fireplace. There is plenty

R2B – Online Inquiries

Online Inquiries

This article is part of the Ready to Buy series, which focuses on the key issues that potential home buyers need to understand as they work through the purchase process. Agents pay a lot of money to be at the top of online listings, and to receive questions from buyers. Sometimes it is their listing, but more often they don’t have any personal experience with the property. The responding agent’s motivation may conflict with yours.

R2B – Open Houses

2020-02-07 R2B - Open Houses

This article is part of the Ready to Buy series, which focuses on the key issues that potential home buyers need to understand as they work through the purchase process. Visiting an Open House is a good way to see a property without creating any obligations. Most open houses in Greater Hartford are on the weekends, during the middle of the day. Anyone may attend, though you are likely to be asked to sign in