Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

June 5, 2020

Community Spotlight: Westerly, RI

There's a reason why celebrities like Taylor Swift, Conan O'Brien, and even the legendary Clark Gable chose to have homes in Westerly's Watch Hill.

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June 2, 2020

Easy ways to stage your home to sell

You've listed your home for sale. Before prospective buyers take a tour, you'll want to make sure you're highlighting your home's best features while minimizing any potential defects. That's where staging comes in.

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May 28, 2020

Community Spotlight: Webster Lake, MA

Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg. We may not be able to pronounce the real name of Webster Lake. However, we can tell you it's a truly special place to visit and an even better place to make your home away from home.

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May 27, 2020

How to avoid home inspection surprises

A home inspection can be a make-or-break process when you're trying to sell your home. While there's no such thing as a perfect report - the inspector will always find something - here are some tips to make sure you're not blindsided by a big repair that could scuttle a potential sale.

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May 21, 2020

Community Spotlight: Putnam, CT

The quaint New England town of Putnam, Connecticut is nestled on the banks of the Quinebaug River. From amazing restaurants and cafes to family-friendly events year-round, Putnam may just be the place you want to call home.

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May 19, 2020

15 Things Every New Homeowner Should Know

Hooray! You just closed on a new home. While the basics of homeownership - like mowing the lawn or paying your mortgage - are pretty obvious, there are some ins and outs of homeownership that no one really tells you about. However, some of these small details can result in some pretty big repair bills if left neglected. 

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May 15, 2020

Community Spotlight: Niantic

If you're looking for a quaint New England town to visit or live, look no further than Niantic, Connecticut. 

The town, located right along the shore close to Mystic Aquarium and the casinos, is somewhat of a hidden gem. While the excitement of New York City and Boston is just two hours away in either direction, Niantic will provide you with that small-town feel.

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May 14, 2020

Top 10 things you should ask before buying homeowners insurance

For most people, their home is the largest investment they'll ever make. Before you even close on a mortgage you will need to have a homeowners insurance policy in place to protect that asset. However, not all policies are created equal.

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May 7, 2020

Community Spotlight: Griswold, CT

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If you want to live in a small town, but be close to some of the state's largest employers, Griswold may just be the place you're looking for.

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May 6, 2020

Yes, you can save for a down payment, here's how

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Recent changes to FHA lending rules may require some homebuyers to have a bigger down payment in order to close on a mortgage. While putting aside some extra funds may seem daunting, there are different ways you can do it.

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