Monthly Archives: December 2011

What’s New on the Market?

In our November 17th post, “Real Estate’s In Hibernation Until March, Right?”, we talked about the fact that new listings come on the market every month, even in the winter. In fact, people who are selling (or buying) homes this … Continue reading

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No CFLs, Thank You!

CFLs (compact fluorescent light bulbs) have been a big disappointment to me. I bought one when they first came out, and although you did get some light when you first turned them on, it took about 30 seconds before the … Continue reading

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Pre-Qualified or Pre-Approved?

If you’re serious about buying a home in 2012, one of the first questions to ask yourself is how much you can afford. For most people, getting a mortgage will be how they pay for the home over time, so … Continue reading

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Homes that Sold (Closed) During the Week of December 18th

The following single-family homes were sold (closed) during the week of 12-18-2011: Town: Address: CDOM Price: Fair Haven:       11 Forman Street      35 $   450,000 Oceanport:         113 Comanche Drive 54 $   355,000   … Continue reading

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What Permanent Improvements Did You Make in 2011?

It’s time to finish doing all of the things we wanted to complete in 2011, because there’s just one week left. You know, the last-minute contributions to charities, selling stocks in order to capture capital gains or losses, and so … Continue reading

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Save Your Pennies!

When I was an early teenager you could find all sorts of interesting coins in your pocket change. The pre-1964 silver dimes, quarters and half dollars were still in circulation, as were buffalo nickels, the 1943 wartime zinc-coated steel penny, … Continue reading

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Homes that Sold (Closed) During the Week of December 10th

The following single-family homes were sold (closed) during the week of 12-10-2011: Town: Address: CDOM Price: Fair Haven: 124 Hance Road      26 $   639,500 125-A Harrison Avenue    156 $   730,000 11 Brook Terrance      35 $   840,000 Little … Continue reading

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