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How Are Parents Influencing Their Adult Children’s Decision to Buy Homes?

You Ask, We Answer: How Are Parents Influencing Their Adult Children’s Decision to Buy Homes? As today’s housing market continues to thrive, a trend is emerging among some Millenials and their parents: For some adult children, their parents are the bridge between being able to afford a home–and not. Let’s look at how parents are influencing their adult children’s decision to buy a home, and...

Is Housing Demand Going to Slow Down Soon?

You Ask, We Answer: Is Housing Demand Going to Slow Down Soon? It seems that for the past several years, housing demand in Connecticut has been a hot topic of conversation. Whether you’ve bought a house, sold one, or have just been curious about where the housing market stands–and where it’s headed–Calcagni Real Estate has pertinent information to share with you. Read on for more of what our...

This April, Celebrate “New Homes Month” with Calcagni Real Estate

This April, Celebrate “New Homes Month” with Calcagni Real Estate It’s New Homes Month, and here at Calcagni Real Estate, we’re celebrating all the ways our new construction homes throughout Connecticut make your dreams of homeownership come true. We know that your home is your sanctuary—and your home office, your sometimes classroom, your social gathering space. The homes our...

How Can I Save Money When I Move?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Save Money When I Move? Your Calcagni Real Estate agent has helped you find your new home, and it’s time to think about moving into it. Hurray! But if the cost of moving is leaving you feeling less than excited, you’re not alone. Moving is expensive, and comes at a time when your wallet may be feeling thinner than usual. Take heart and keep reading, because we’re...

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Qualify for a Mortgage?

You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Qualify for a Mortgage? If you’re thinking about buying a home in Connecticut, you’ll probably need a mortgage. And while your Calcagni Real Estate agent has plenty of recommendations for trusted mortgage lenders (just ask them for a list!), knowing what those mortgage lenders will be looking for may help you get a leg up on qualifying for one. Here are some of the...

What’s a Construction Loan?

  You Ask, We Answer: What’s a Construction Loan?   Your Calcagni Real Estate agent has found you the Connecticut house you’ve been searching for: the right location, the right square footage, the right price—but you have a vision for altering the layout and decor that will really make your house a home. If this sounds familiar, keep reading to see if a construction loan is the...

How Can I Qualify for a Home Loan?

  You Ask, We Answer: How Can I Qualify for a Home Loan? Spring is here, and you’ve got real estate on your mind. At Calcagni Real Estate, we know just how you feel. Buying a home in Connecticut is always a good idea, but with interest rates still low, the promise of better weather on the way and the thought of summer fun in a new house, it seems more appealing than ever to make a move. Now that...

What Is Title Insurance, and Why Do I Need It?

You Ask, We Answer: What Is Title Insurance, and Why Do I Need It? What is a title to a home? A title to a home is a document that proves who has legal rights to the property in question. A title also indicates if the current owner has liens on the property or has additional ownership claims. If a title is clear, it means that the buyer is not responsible for fixing these issues—and that is exactly...

How Does Escrow Work?

Image courtesy of viva escrow You Ask, We Answer: How Does Escrow Work? Whether you’re a homebuyer or you’re selling your home, the word “escrow” is sure to come up at some point in your Connecticut real estate transaction. While your Calcagni Real Estate agent can work with your mortgage lender to help explain the details as they pertain to your unique contact, we’re exploring escrow...

What Can I Expect from My Home Inspection?

You Ask, We Answer: What Can I Expect from My Home Inspection? For any homebuyer, buying a home is one of the biggest investments we can make—and the process can sometimes feel overwhelming. Luckily, there are steps leading up to your closing that provide valuable information to help you make important decisions before making that house your home. One of these guardrails is the home inspection. This...

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