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Westport Goes Green.  Plastic Bags Banned from Most Retail Use. On September 2, 2008, The Representative Town Meeting (RTM) passed an ordinance to ban the use of plastic bags for retail checkout of purchased goods.  Yesterday, that ordinance went into effect, making Westport the first town in Con...
03/20/2009
The tree-lined streets and backyards are among the features that make Westport a scenic town.  Coupling that with above ground power lines and high winds sometimes truly brings us "back to nature", as in life without phone, cable or power.  Today, brought one of those mornings. I had heard the fo...
02/12/2009
Marilyn Katz | Prudential CT Realty | 203-429-1041 155 Buck Hill Road, Easton, CT Easton, CT Ranch Home 3BR/3BA Single Family House offered at $449,900 Year Built 1964 Sq Footage 2,974 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3 full, 0 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 3.02 acres HOA/Maint $0 per month...
02/04/2009
Have you been waiting for the right time to purchase a home?  The planets may finally be aligned in your favor.  Three factors have come together, to create an attractive buying opportunity. More negotiable home prices Historically low mortgage rates First time buyer tax credit More Negotiable Ho...
01/30/2009
  The Westport real estate market ended 2008 on a stagnant note, posting weak unit and dollar sales .  As we begin 2009, there are currently 252 single family homes actively listed (not including 7 with agreed to offers.)  This equates to eleven months of inventory, based on 2008 sales data.  Mos...
01/05/2009
The turmoil in the housing market took a bit longer to hit Westport, CT, but by the end of the year, the market downturn had firmly taken hold.  Annual home sales were off by a third, compared with 2007, for both units and dollar volume, with average selling price, essentially flat.  As the year ...
01/03/2009
                   Photograph taken with a Point and Shoot Nikon, Coolpix S1.  Photo has not been enhanced or edited, in any way.  Photo displayed taken by Marilyn Katz and is covered by Copyright, all rights reserved and may not be reproduced without express written permission, Copyright © 2008 ...
12/31/2008
For everyone celebrating Christmas, this is a wonderful day to get together with family and friends, to exchange gifts and to share a festive meal.  For those of us who don't celebrate the holiday, Christmas Day can feel like the longest day of the year.  Here is a list of things to do, to get th...
12/25/2008
Photograph taken with a Point and Shoot Nikon, Coolpix S1.  Photo has been slightly cropped but has not been enhanced in any other way.  Photo displayed taken by Marilyn Katz and is covered by Copyright, all rights reserved and may not be reproduced without express written permission, Copyright ...
12/24/2008
I think most of us have heard the "Touch Paper Once" rule, for working more efficiently.  Instead of letting paperwork pile up, for each document we receive, we should take immediate action or put it in a "to-do box, file it or throw it away.  The same technique can be applied to our inbox, where...
12/22/2008
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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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