Middletown, CT Real Estate News

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  Now that Summer is here, the ship above will be a common sight at Harbor Park in Middletown, CT as the Lady Katharine Cruises At Harbor Park, In Middletown, CT starts up their cruises of the Connecticut River on a daily bases until the Fall.  The Lady Katharine Cruise Line ship in the picture above is the Mystique, and she provides a variety of cruises, from brunch, and dinner cruises to special events like weddings, graduation parties, company outings, and moonlight cruises.   Each Lady Katharine Cruise In Middletown CT takes about 2 1/2 hours, and there is just something about being out on the water that just makes things seem so much more peaceful and serene.  The Lady Katharine Cruise Line has a saying ''Life may not always offer calm waters, but while we are here, we may as well...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Empower in Middletown, CT Is Now Open For The 2017 Season.  Empower offers a fun, team building, and action packed activities for all who dare to participate, and take the challenges they offer.  Empower in Middletown, CT uses Zip Line Courses, which consists of 5 Zip Lines to engage individuals or groups in developing self confidence, and stronger relationships with others, through different programs designed for: Friends & Family Group Outings Teambuilding Teambuilding Leadership Development Personal Leadership Empower In Middletown, CT trys to teach team building and self confidence through use of the following.  Traversing suspension bridges 40 feet in the air Climbing cargo nets up into the tree tops Zipping from tree to tree, obstacle to obstacle Cruising the northeast’s longest,...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
The Middletown, CT Commission on the Arts, Kids Arts Program is sponsoring the 2017 Children's Circus In Middletown, CT & The Creative Art's Program.  The 2017 Children's Circus will be held at Spencer School in Middltown, CT from June 28th to July 29th.  Children entering 3rd grade in September (or 8 years old) up to and including the age of 15 are eligible to participate in the 2017 Children's Circus.  The Creative Art's Program is for children ages 6-14. The 2017 Children's Circus In Middletown, CT & The Creative Art's Program are excellent Summer time opportunity to both have some fun, as well as participate in a very worth while activities.  Children who want to participate in the 2017  Children's Circus or The Creative Art's Program need to apply quickly, and obtain a  registratio...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  The 20th Annual Cruise Night On Main, June 14, 2017 In Middletown, CT.   The Annual Cruise Night On Main is hosted by Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, NAPA Auto Parts, and the City of Middletown this  Wednesday, June 14 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The rain date for this event will be the following Wednesday, June 21. The 20th Annual Cruise Night On Main Street is the fourth local car show we have had this year.  Even though I have enjoyed all the prior car shows, this one is my favorite. Main Street Middletown, CT will be lined up and down with hundreds of cars and spectators for this once a year event.  This is a great way to spend a weekday evening watching some amazing cars cruise Main Street Middletown, CT.  Those planning to attend should show up early to pick out a good spot.  ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
   The Middlesex Chamber of Commerce is a very active Chamber and the next Middlesex Chamber Business After Work Is At Mattabesett Canoe Club Tomorrow.  The Mattabesett Canoe Club is and excellent restaurant located at Harbor Park, in Middletown, CT with great views of the Connecticut River. If you follow my blog then you know I love to Network, and try to make it to as many Networking Events as possible.  Networking Events are a great way to make new valuable contacts that  can help us grow our business, and have fun at the same time. There is always excellent food, and drink at all of the Middlesex Chamber of Commerce Networking Events, and the Middlesex Chamber Of Commerce Business After Hours at the Canoe Club will maintain that tradition by providing complimentary hot and cold hor...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  As I stated in my previous blog 3 Cruise Nights & Car Shows At The Middletown Elks Club In Middletown, CT this past Tuesday, Car enthusiast will be in their glory this year with two Cruise Nights and Car Shows being held on back to back nights at two different locations this year.  The first one was today at the Elks Club in Middletown, and the second is tomorrow at Harbor Park in Middletown.  My previous blog was on the  3 Cruise Nights & Car Shows At The Middletown Elks Club In Middletown, CT from June to August, and this one is on the Four Cruise Nights & Car Shows At Harbor Park, Middletown, CT. from June - September 2017.  All four Cruise Nights & Car Shows at Harbor Park will be held on the 2nd Sunday of the month from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 11 Sunday, July 9 Sunda...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  The Russell Library In Middletown, CT June Book Sale 2017 will be held this coming Friday.  This month is the end of the school year for Middletown, CT students, so this maybe a great time to attend the Russell Library In Middletown, CT June Book Sale 2017 to pick up ready material for the kids for the Summer. Russell Library has been holding a Book Sale every month for the last few years.  So if you miss this one, you will get an opportunity to attend the next one on the second weekend in July.  The Russell Library does not generally give a lot of notice for their Book Sales, but the Book Sales tend to be on the second weekend of every month. Besides the Russell Library In Middletown, CT June Book Sale 2017 being a great opportunity to pick up reading material for the kids for the S...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Car enthusiast will be in their glory this year with Cruise Nights and Car Shows being held at back to back nights at two different locations this year.  The first location will be the Middletown Elks Club at 44 Maynard Road, and there will be 3 Cruise Nights & Car Shows At The Middletown Elks Club In Middletown, CT from June to August 2017.  The second location will be Harbor Park, and there will be Four Cruise Nights & Car Shows At Harbor Park, Middletown, CT. from June - September 2017. I will post a blog tomorrow with more information on and dates on the our Cruise Nights & Car Shows At Harbor Park.  All 3 Cruise Nights & Car Shows At The Middletown Elks Club In Middletown, CT will be held on the 2nd Saturday the month. Saturday, June 10 Saturday, July 8 Saturday, August 12 The fir...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  One of the challenges that Summer brings, is what to do to keep the kids busy once school is over.  For families in Middletown, CT there are some excellent fun Summer Time Activities to do with the kids.  One of the places families can take the kids to keep them busy and have a lot of fun, is to get a 2017 Middlesex Pool & Tennis Club Membership. Middletown, CT has been the home to the Middlesex Pool & Tennis Club since 1969.  The Middlesex Pool & Tennis Club is member owned, so members have complete control of how this wonderful facility is operated, and it is open for use by members from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. The Middlesex Pool & Tennis Club offers a several membership options which will meet the need of anyone who is considering joining: Family Couple individual ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  Today is 2017 Memorial Day In Middletown, CT.  Memorial Day is a day our Country has set aside to honor the fallen men and women who have served in our Armed Forces, and put their lives on the line to ensure the freedoms we have. Memorial Day has also become a time where families get together for picnics and family fun.  Some may even attend a local parades or participate in one.  Whatever you do today I hope a part of the day is spent on reflecting upon the meaning of this day, and those who we honor.   For many today will involve traveling a fair distance to be with family and friends.  So my annual messages has become the one above, and hope today will be a day free of accidents and loss of lives.    I Hope Everyone Has A Safe And Enjoyable 2017 Memorial Day!!!     ***************...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  Middletown, CT 2017 Youth Travel Soccer Fall Registration is going on right now for both boys and girls.  Youth Soccer is a very popular sport in Middletown, and is a great opportunity for your children to interact with new kids in town, as well as some of their classmates and friends. Both of my boys played soccer as they were growing up and it is a sport all players got a lot of playing time.  If you live in Middletown CT  and have younger children go to the Middletown Youth Soccer Website  and register them today.     ***************************************************************************************************  Info about the author: George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you with all your #FHA, #CHFA, and #Conventional #mortgage needs in Connecticut. G...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Dick Greenberg  is hosting an ActiveRain contest/challenge this month titled "May Contest - Before & After".  Dick's contest/challenge is pretty straightforward, basically all we need to do is post a picture that is work related (Dick is cutting us non-Realtors a little slack on this requirement) before we edit it.  We need to make at least two corrections to the picture such as cropping, correct a tilt, adjust the color, etc.  Then we need to write a blog of at least 200 words or more explaining what we did to correct the picture, and the software we used to do it.For us non-Realtors using a picture that is work related is not easy to come up with, especially for Loan Originators.  So I have chose to do a before of a blog I post almost every month about a local event.The Russell Libra...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 This is an excellent time of the year for local church feasts, and the 2017 St. Sebastian Church Feast This Weekend May 19-21 is one of the better ones.  The St. Sebastians Church Feast in Middletown, CT has a little something for everyone.  There will be:CarnivalMusicFoodAuctionThe kids love the carnival rides, and music.  The more mature in years generation love all the different varieties of food, especially the Italian food.Don't miss out on the 2017 St. Sebastian Church Feast This Weekend I promise you will have a great time. St. Sebastian Church2017 Feast, May 19-21, 2017155 Washington Street Middletown, CT 06457Phone (860) 347-2638Website   **************************************************************************************************** Info about the author:George Souto NMLS...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 The Buttonwood Tree in Middletown, CT is know for hosting many forms of art.  Each month at the Buttonwood Tree there are diverse performances by local artist, as well as art displays by local artist.  This month the Buttonwood Tree has had the work of Phoebe Legere on display from May 4-20.  That means this is the final week to come and enjoy the extraordinary Art Work Of Phoebe Legere On Display At The Buttonwood Tree In Middletown, CT. Phoebe Legere uses a classical old master style in here art work.  Below is what the Downtown Art Magazine had to say about Phoebe Legere's paintings. “Phoebe Legere is a visionary artist who uses classical old masters  techniques to express her highly personal magic realism. Her art is a sigh of joy at the ineffable beauty of living things. Subject a...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 5K races are starting to be more creative, and that is the case with the Cap And Gown 5K Run/Wald & Kids Fun Run sponsored by the Middlesex Community College to night at 6:00 p.m.  Participants are encouraged to wear customs and have fun.  There will be food for participants and spectators to enjoy, and of course lots of fun.The money raised by the Cap And Gown 5K Run/Wald & Kids Fun Run will be used for: Scholarships Program & Faculty Development Instructional Technology & Equipment   **************************************************************************************************** Info about the author:George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you with all your #FHA, #CHFA, and #Conventional #mortgage needs in Connecticut. George resides in Middlesex County which...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  I have a couple of blogs I blog about every month, and one of them is the monthly Russell Library Book Sale.  I have made this one of my monthly blogs, because I feel it is important to support our local institutions who provide important services to our community.  The Russell Library In Middletown, CT Book Sale On May 12-13, 2017 will be next opportunity to help support this very important establishment in our community.  May is always a good month to find bargains on books at the Russell Library in Middletown, CT.  The Russell Library Book Sale is held each month by the Friends of the Russell Library.   This is a great opportunity to pick up books for the whole family. There will be both fiction and non-fiction books for sale, as well as cookbooks, travel, religious, history, home...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 Everybody loves a good chicken barbecue and there will be an excellent Chicken Barbque At the Westfield Volunteer Fire Department this afternoon, Saturday May 6th.  The Chicken Barbecue At the Westfield Volunteer Fire Department will also be an excellent opportunity to help the Middletown, CT Westfield Volunteer Fire Department fund some of the charitable organizations and program they assist.I can smell the chicken of the grill already, and I will be bring my appetite to the Chicken Barbecue At the Westfield Volunteer Fire Department later on this afternoon.   ******************************************************************************  Info about the author: George Souto NMLS# 65149 is a Loan Originator who can assist you with all your #FHA, #CHFA, and #Conventional #mortgage needs...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
The 2017 Middletown, CT Craft & Vendor Fair tomorrow will take place on the South Green, on Main Street.  The Craft & Vendor Fair will go on rain or shine between 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest fundraising event to end cancer.  This event brings communities around the world together to recognize those who have battled cancer, and remember those who have lost their life to cancer. The 2017 Middletown, CT Relay For Life Craft & Vendor Fair is a excellent way to be a part of the effort to end cancer, contribute to a very worthy cause, as well as an opportunity to eat good food (I did not say health), get to view & purchase great crafts, and have a lot of fun with the whole family.  I hope you join the many who will be participating...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
There are many signs of Spring, and most people would associate the first signs of Spring with the blooming of Spring Flowers, which provide us with beautiful colors after a cold gray Winter.  For others it may be a specific day on the calender, or when the snow is all gone and the weather becomes warmer.  While these are all great reasons to celebrate Spring, for the Souto Family Spring does not arrive until the lawnmower, and its buddies the edger & trimmer are pull out, the snow blower is put away, and the grass is cut for the first time.  This year this happened this past Sunday, and April 23rd Was Once Again The 1st Sign Of Spring For The Souto Family.     This year the arrival of Spring for the Souto Family was on the same day as past two years.  Spring is my favorite time of they...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
 Spring is around the corner, and that means fishing at local ponds, streams, lakes, and rivers.  Here in Middletown, CT one of the popular ways to kick-off the fishing season is the Middletown Youth Fishing Derby On Saturday, April 29th at Butternut Pond, on Butternut Street in Middletown, CT.The Middletown Youth Fishing Derby is open to all Middletown children ages 4-14 who are accomanied by an adult.  Those who plan on participating need to pre-register online at www.middletownct.gov/webtrac.  Participants can also register by mail or in person at the Middletown Parks & Rec 61 Durant Terrace, Middletown, CT 06457.  More information is available by calling Parks & Rec at (860) 638-4500  ****************************************************************************** Info about the autho...
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