Living in Connecticut

Aug. 1, 2022

5 Reasons People Are Moving To Morris, CT

Are you thinking of moving to Morris, Connecticut, but aren’t sure what to expect? In this episode of CT Life, I’m going to share the top five reasons why everybody loves living here in Morris. We’ll look at everything from peace and quiet to commute times to give you a ...

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March 4, 2022

Are You a Homeowner Thinking About Climate Change In Connecticut

Are You a Homeowner Thinking About Climate Change In Connecticut

Are You a Homeowner Thinking About Climate Change? | MyKCM

Americans are more aware than ever of the effects climate change and natural disasters can have on their homes. According to a report from realtor.com:

More than 3 in 4 recent buyers, 78%, took [natural disasters] into account ...

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Feb. 8, 2022

Prospect Able To Strike a Deal Shell out for new fire truck

Prospect Able To Strike a Deal Shell out for new fire truck

 

Prospect Volunteer Fire Department will soon be welcoming a new apparatus to the floor. The fire department was able to secure a loan for $769,710. The demo with upgrades would come to $769,709. The department ...

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Nov. 10, 2021

Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today's Market In Connecticut

Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s Market In Connecticut

Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s Market | MyKCM

With mortgage rates climbing above 3% for the first time in months, serious buyers are more motivated than ever to find a home before the end of the year. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), puts it ...

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Oct. 20, 2021

111,285 Reasons You Should Buy a Home This Year In Connecticut

111,285 Reasons You Should Buy a Home This Year In Connecticut

111,285 Reasons You Should Buy a Home This Year | MyKCM

The financial benefits of buying a home versus renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the ability to build wealth as a homeowner.

According to the latest research ...

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Oct. 13, 2021

The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move In Connecticut

The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move In Connecticut?

The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move? | MyKCM

The last 18 months changed what many buyers are looking for in a home. Recently, the American Institute of Architects released their AIA Home Design Trends Survey results for Q3 2021. The survey reveals the following:

  • 70% of respondents want ...
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Sept. 23, 2021

Are You Being Represented by a "Yes-Agent" In Connecticut

Are You Being Represented by a "Yes-Agent In Connecticut?

 

We all know the type. The person who just says “yes” to anything, never challenging or questioning an opinion or strategy. These people-pleasers agree with anything suggested; while they may be nice friends, in real estate a yes-man or yes-woman ...

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Sept. 22, 2021

4 Things Sellers Need To Know about Backup Offers In Connecticut

4 Things Sellers Need to Know about Backup Offers In Connecticut

 

It’s no secret that most of the country is currently experiencing a strong seller’s market. Yet even in this competitive environment, almost 25% of all escrows fall through before closing. Home inspections, appraisal surprises, and loan approvals are ...

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Sept. 21, 2021

Hunting for a New Home In Connecticut Don't Wait Until Saturday!

Hunting for a New Home In Connecticut? Don't Wait Until Saturday!

 

House hunting has become a contact sport over the past year. The idealized vision of a leisurely Saturday morning reviewing open houses and plotting the day’s tours over lattes and croissants is a thing of the past ...

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Sept. 17, 2021

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing In Connecticut?

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing In Connecticut?

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing? | MyKCM

An important metric in today’s residential real estate market is the number of homes available for sale. The shortage of available housing inventory is the major reason for the double-digit price appreciation we’ve seen in each of the last ...

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