Homebuyer Event on Monday April 9, 2012

Have you ever thought about buying a home? Whether you are considering a search this spring or not planning to look for years, this informational session will help you understand the basics of buying a home in the Greater Hartford area. It will be more of a conversation than a lecture, and questions will be strongly encouraged. We will be leading the HYPE Homebuyer Seminar on Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:00pm. It will be

Buyers and Sellers Talking

As an agent, part of my job is to be an intermediary. My client communicates through me, I then relay a message to the other agent involved and they then communicate that information to their client. Buyers and sellers typically don’t talk to each other directly and, honestly, I prefer it that way. But how would a buyer and seller communicate directly if there are agents involved? And what can go wrong if they do

We Buy Houses

I see signs all over town advertising for people, or companies, that are willing to buy homes. There is a great diversity in the type of signs. The two examples here highlight some key decisions that go into creating the signs: 1. Do I get it printed, or do I write it by hand? 2. Do I spring for a toll-free number, or stick with a local number? 3. Do I mention cash? Most signs

Our 5 Year Homeownership Anniversary

This week marks a happy milestone for Kyle and me, our 5 year anniversary of homeownership. If you asked me 6 years ago, “will you own a home and work in Hartford, CT?” I would have given you a resounding “No!” After graduate school, I thought we most likely would move back to the Boston area. Homeownership would have been at least a few years out at that point, given that housing prices in Boston