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The ubiquitous use of the internet, has changed the way the real estate business is conducted.  With a plethora of sites available, buyers are able to conduct their own searches, for homes.  Many start their search, before contacting an agent, and most continue to search, on their own, even while...
Earlier today, Alan Nisen posted a blog about who was to blame for the sub-prime crisis.  He very cogently spelled out the responsibility of the mortgage brokers, the banks, Wall Street and the Government.  Certainly, each of these group have their share of blame.  However, some of the responsibi...
Westport is a terrific town to live in, year round, but, during the summer, it really shines (pardon the pun.)  A definite sign that summer is arriving (beside this week's 90+ degree weather), is the opening of the 101st Yankee Doodle Fair.The Fair runs from Thursday, June 12 thru Sunday, June 15...
It was 5 o'clock and time to call it a day.  Before getting in my car, I went to the trunk, to retrieve everything I had tossed there, earlier, before taking out this afternoon's buyers. There it was, the library book I forgot to return, this morning.  Should I wait 'til tomorrow and incur the 25...
Marilyn Katz | Prudential CT Realty | 203-429-1041 4 Dandy Drive, Greenwich, CT Great Greenwich Opportunity to Move In, Remodel, or Build New 4BR/3BA Single Family House offered at $955,000 Year Built 1957 Sq Footage 1,477 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 3 full, 0 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot ...
The other day, I received yet another scam e-mail. It arrived via my AR contact address.  This latest e-mail was worthy of a Shakespearean drama.   The protagonist's mother dies, when she is only 6 years old.  She is lovingly raised by her father.  Her father, a successful businessman, travels ab...
 It's the call we all wait for. "I saw your listing, at 123 Main Street and would like somemore information about it.   Please call me at fawtwonineohfawehto." Now. I do understand - really.  It's your phone number, you've repeated it at least a thousand times and you know it really well.  But, I...
There have been 75 single family home sales, in Westport Connecticut, year-to-date.  That represents a 41% decline, over the same period, a year ago.  More than a third of those homes sold for under $1,000,000.  Clearly, it has been a great opportunity for buyers to move to Westport, who previous...
Inventories are up, prices have eased and interest rates remain near historic lows.  Clearly, it's a Buyer's Market. So, why aren't the buyers buying? In my market, Westport, CT, activity appears to be picking up.  Listings are receiving showings and anecdotal evidence indicates that agents are n...
Marilyn Katz | Prudential CT Realty | 203-429-1041 28 Jennings Court, Westport, CT Westport Colonial with Legal Accessory Apartment 5 Bdrm Single Family House offered at $1,042,000 Year Built 1977 Sq Footage 2,670 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 3 full, 1 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 1.03...

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Author Bio: Marilyn Katz writes about real estate and Westport, CT. In her blog she highlights community amenities, events and activities and offers insight into the local real estate market. In her real estate practice she works with buyers, sellers and renters in Westport, CT and the surrounding communities.

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