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Using Your Tax Refund to Help Buy A Home

Using Your Tax Refund to Help Buy A Home

Ways To Use Your Tax Refund If You Want To Buy a Home Have you been saving up to buy a home this year? If so, you know there are a number of expenses involved – from your down payment to closing costs. But did you also know ...

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Should You Move in Today's Market

Should You Move in Today's Market

Should I Move with Today’s Mortgage Rates? When mortgage rates spiked up over the last few years, some homeowners put their plans to move on pause. Maybe you did too because you didn’t want to sell and take on a higher ...

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Is it easier to buy a home in today's market?

Is it easier to buy a home in today's market?

Is It Easier To Find a Home To Buy Now? One of the biggest hurdles buyers have faced over the past few years has been a lack of homes available for sale. But that’s starting to change. The graph below uses the latest data from Realtor....

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Local Valentines Day Dinner 2024

Local Valentines Day Dinner 2024

Looking for somewhere to have a romantic dinner out in Hartford & Hampden Counties? We've compiled a list for you to find an easy reservation for you and your valentine! ♥ Hartford County, Connecticut Artisan, West Hartford - $85 ...

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Don't Wait Until Spring to Sell Your Home

Don't Wait Until Spring to Sell Your Home

Don’t Wait Until Spring To Sell Your House As you think about the year ahead, one of your big goals may be moving. But, how do you know when to make your move? While spring is usually the peak homebuying season, you don’t actually ...

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The Best Local Holiday Light Displays

The Best Local Holiday Light Displays

Trying to find something to do this weekend? We have compiled a list of our favorite places to spot holiday lights in the area! 💡 Magic of Lights, East Hartford, CT Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience ...

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Black Friday 2023

Black Friday 2023

Black Friday started early this year, with many retailers taking part in early Black Friday deals, cyber week, and Thanksgiving deals to help you get a head start on your holiday shopping. We've compiled some of our favorite deals we've seen for the ...

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Reasons to Sell Your House Before the New Year

Reasons to Sell Your House Before the New Year

Reasons To Sell Your House Before the New Year As the year winds down, you may have decided it's time to make a move and put your house on the market. But should you sell now or wait until January? While it may be tempting to hold off until after ...

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Are Higher Mortgage Rates Here to Stay?

Are Higher Mortgage Rates Here to Stay?

Are Higher Mortgage Rates Here To Stay? Mortgage rates have been back on the rise recently and that’s getting a lot of attention from the press. If you’ve been following the headlines, you may have even seen rates recently reached ...

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5 Strategies to Reach Your Down Payment Goals

5 Strategies to Reach Your Down Payment Goals

Are you tired of renting and ready to take the plunge into homeownership? The first step in making that dream a reality is saving up for a down payment! Although 20% is not always standard, it’s still a good idea to have some money set aside ...

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