Young Professionals – Buy or Rent

  This was a topic suggested by a friend who I keep up with on Facebook. The reason I keep up with him on Facebook is he is always traveling. His job has him all over the place and quite honestIy I love living vicariously through him; he seems to be having a great time. My suggestion to him was “I think you need a motor home.” In all seriousness though, owning a home is not for everyone. We now live in a very small world. Think about it. 50 years ago you found a job and a community, settled down, raised a family and you moved (maybe) when you retired. Today that is not the case for many people.…

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Dressing Your Home For Sale

Housing 101 Dressing Your Home For Sale A story from December, but with an all year moral. Realtor's tend to work what seems like all the time. So today was no different for me. It was kind of cool to see the transformation of store fronts and town Main Streets from Wednesday night  to Friday morning. The greens, the bows, candy canes and lights, they were everywhere. As I drove through neighborhoods, people were decorating the fronts of their homes and their yards and their cars and, well it seemed like about anything they could. As I drove down one particular street I had a moment; you know, the one when you say out loud, not realizing it, “What are…

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Welcome to HOUSING 101

  Good Morning!!!!! Would if I could, make it that easy; a 101 Course. Let’s face it, there is nothing easy about making the largest purchase of your life, or selling something you have put your heart and soul into and now people will be walking through critiquing it. As a Realtor, part of my job is to help you with that. I’m not saying I can take all the anxiety out of it, but I can give you the information you need to make good decisions. As they say, with knowledge comes power.   My name is Cindy Penkoff and I am a Real Estate agent with the Fairfield Coldwell Banker Office. I must admit, not many people can…

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