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Short Sale Mayhem and Other Nonsense  We have been active in the short sale and foreclosure market for a few years now.  We've run across many stories and many circumstances, but this one takes the cake!  We'll call it ... Short Sale Mayhem and Other Nonsense just to sum it up. In January, we wer...
02/22/2012
5 Horseshoe Ridge Road, Newtown, CT was LISTED FOR SALE by BOB & RICHELLE WARD, Realtors, ABR - CLOSED ON 4/19/2012 - SALE PRICE:  $280,000 - List Price: $300,000 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathroom 3,014 Square Feet 2.34 Acre       This is a bank requested short sale.  3,014 square foot Colonial located i...
02/20/2012
How is Buying a Home Like Running a Marathon?  Let us count the ways!  It's amazing how two such diverse activities can follow a similiar cycle of emotions.  Here's how we see it: When you first start your home search or your marathon, you experience a sense of excitement Next, you're working tow...
02/06/2012
Recap of Short Sales in Newtown, CT for 2011  Over the course of 2011, we posted several blog entries about the status of short sales in Newtown, CT.  With the advent of the New Year, we thought a recap of this segment of this local real estate market would be in order. In the table below, we hav...
01/17/2012
Comparison of the Newtown, CT Real Estate Market:  2000 to 2011  People ask us all the time, "How is the market doing".  Many people still believe that the real estate market in our town is in a free fall and some believe that their home has not lost any value at all. We decided to do a compariso...
01/05/2012
Food Donations to Local Food Pantries  It's been a while since we've posted a blog.  Business has been good and the holiday season has kept us busy.  We do have a recent event that we feel is blog-worthy. On Tuesday, December 26, 2011, Bob received a phone call from the Big Y, a local supermarket...
12/29/2011
Public Open Houses - Newtown, CT - 11/13/11  Bob and Richelle Ward, Realtors, ABR will be hosting two (2) open houses this Sunday, November 13, 2011.  Both homes are in the same price range, but are very different from one another and in very different locations.   Home Photo Details Open House T...
11/09/2011
Real Estate Sales October 2011 - Newtown, CT  October 2011 was a busy month for real estate sales in Newtown, CT - 16 homes sold!  In the table below, we've given you some basic information on each sale. Street # Street Name Street Type Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths # of Rooms List Price Sale Pr...
11/02/2011
18 Ridge Road, Newtown, CT was LISTED FOR SALE by BOB & RICHELLE WARD, Realtors, ABR List Price: $389,900  SOLD - 7/11/12 for $375,000 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full & 2 Half Bathroom 2,668 Square Feet .87 Acre Located close to town - 3 bedroom Colonial with hardwood floors in most rooms. Fireplace in formal...
10/29/2011
Dream Homes in Newtown, CT  Newtown, CT has a very active real estate market with homes available in every price range.  Our office currently has two very luxurious homes listed for sale on Glenmor Drive.  Glenmor Drive is one of a few select streets in Newtown that has very high end and stately ...
10/20/2011
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