Real Estate Advice & Information Links ~ FAQ’s Answers.

Frequently Asked Questions about real estate by buyers, sellers, builders, landlords and tenants answered here in over 100 articles from DMK Real Estate and Green Build Blog at ActiveRain.


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  1. Here's How To Calculate Real Estate Rates of Returns
  2. Top 10 Most Popular Real Estate Websites ~ Jan. 2016.
  3. Greening Your Property Checklist.
  4. Home Safety ~ January is National Radon Action Month!
  5. Home Prices Up, 8 Out of 23 Towns in Fairfield County, Ct. - 2015.
  6. 2016 Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling Magazine. 
  7. How To Handle A Bad Appraisal When Buying Or Selling A Home.
  8. 2015 Property Tax Mill Rates for Connecticut & Fairfield County.
  9. 25 Criteria that influence Your Mortgage Rate
  10. Connecticut Leases Now Require Notice of Sprinkler Systems for Rentals
  11. Re-Think Your Home Insurance - Ratings & Reviews Websites.
  12. School Ratings and Reviews Websites. 
  13. Homes ~ What People Want & Don’t Have. 
  14. 100+ Green Home & Energy Efficiency Tips & Links.
  15. Home Insurance Companies Ratings ~ 2014. 
  16. Fairfield County Real Estate Year End 2014 ~ Sales Price are UP. 
  17. 2015 Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling Magazine. 
  18. Improve Your Credit Score Can Save You Thousands $$$.
  19. Home Selling Tips & Advice. 
  20. Steps to Buying a Home. 
  21. FHA Mortgage Limits in your State ~ 2015.
  22. Selling Your Home Should You Improve or Not? 
  23. New England Home Buyer Profile ~ 2013. 
  24. How Do Buyers Value Realtors® Services. 
  25. FSBO vs Realtor®, Which One Will Get You More Money? 
  26. Highest & Lowest Electric Rate Nationwide ~ 2014. 
  27. Property Tax Mill Rates for Fairfield County, Connecticut ~ 2014. 
  28. Save $1,000’s by Refinancing Your Mortgage to a Shorter Term. 
  29. Tenant/Landlord Rent to Income Ratio. 
  30. If You Are In The Real Estate Industry Then Check out 
  31. Increase your Credit Score with Online Rent Payment. 
  32. New York Rentals Security Deposit Refunds. 
  33. Best Residential Rental Websites for Landlords & Tenants…… 
  34. Big Connecticut Rebates For Energy Efficient Renovations & New Homes. 
  35. Ct Rental Security Deposit Laws & Calculator. 
  36. Enjoy Outdoor Space at Your Ct Home ~ Tips. 
  37. Pre-Qualification vs. Preapproval Mortgage Letter. 
  38. Best Place to Find Local Real Estate News will be from Realtor’s Blog. 
  39. FAQ’s about Appraisals for Home Buyers.
  40. 2014 Bathroom Trend’s for the Home. 
  41. Realtors® & Green Homes in Fairfield County, Connecticut. 
  42. FHA Condo Approvals – The Basics 
  43. Energy Efficient Mortgages for Green Homes. 
  44. Green Homes Trends Grows to $36 Billion and Predicted to Double. 
  45. Trends of Today’s Home Buyers. 
  46. What Is An Energy Star Home ??? 
  47. What Are Connecticut Condo Resale Certificates, Bylaws & Declarations? 
  48. What is the Connecticut Real Estate Home Buyers Agreements? 
  49. Thinking of Buying a Home? Make Sure You Sign A Buyer Agency Agreement 
  50. Objections to Home Staging Advice 
  51. How to shop for a mortgage 
  52. Should You Buy That Fixer-Upper? Best Tips from 30 Realtors®. 
  53. Home Staging = More Traffic and Sales. 
  54. Cost Vs Value Real Estate Remodeling & Trends ~ 2014. 
  55. Biggest Home Seller Mistakes 
  56. Connecticut Requiring Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Detectors on Home Sales. 
  57. 10 Trends for the 2014 Home Market. 
  58. RENT VERSUS BUY CALCULATOR for Fairfield County, Ct. 
  59. Find Your Local Green Real Estate Appraisers. 
  60. Energy Saving/Green Home Appraisal Form. 
  61. Best Websites for Commercial Real Estate. 
  62. Best Tips for Selling Your Connecticut Home. 
  63. Top Websites for Real Estate Listings. 
  64. Responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants in Connecticut. 
  65. Plant Smart with Native Plants in Your State. 
  66. Oil vs. Propane for the Homes. 
  67. 33 Tips to Attract the Best Tenants in Connecticut. 
  68. Rent-to-Own in Connecticut. 
  69. Reviews of Real Estate Home Warranties, Are They Worth It? 
  70. About Home Warranty Plans ~ 101. 
  71. Winning Real Estate Bidding War. 
  72. 10 Items That Reduce The Value Of Your Home. 
  73. Hospital Rankings State by State. 
  74. Psychology of Wall Colors in a Home. 
  75. Save Electricity At Home With These Easy Tips. 
  76. 59 Historic Mid-Century & Modern House Museums Throughout USA. 
  77. The Savings of DIY Home Projects. 
  78. InforGraph ~ What Renovations Have Best Returns. 
  79. 14 Things You Should Know About Your Ct. Credit Reports that Could Effect You 
  80. Avoid These Common Landlord Mistakes. 
  81. InforGraph ~ Psychology of Color. 
  82. Buying a Home ~ Please Do Not Do These Things While You Are In Escrow. 
  83. Why a background check is so important . 
  84. Look Here To Find Your Local Green Professionals. 
  85. InfoGraph by HUD, Know The Facts of Fair Housing. 
  86. What's In a Credit Score & Tips To Improve. 
  87. Steps To A Tenant Back Ground Check. 
  88. WSJ ~ Time to Sell Your Home? . 
  89. Do You Really Want To Be a Landlord?. 
  90. Highest Density of High Income Families ~ US Census. 
  91. The Mythical Book of Adjustments ~ Appraising. 
  92. FREE Guide ~ Residential Construction and Remodeling Estimates. 
  93. What Are Contract for Deed and Rent To Own In Ct?  
  94. Capitalization Rate Calculator & Mortgage, Income & Expense Analysis Tool. 
  95. What Makes a Green Home Different? 
  96. Home Appraisal Process Step by Step. 
  97. House Flipping is Easy, Not so Much.
  98. What Was Required to Get a Mortgage? ~ InfoGraph.  
  99. Red oak vs White Oak hardwood. What's the difference?. 
  100. Seal Your Leaky Ducts Now with AEROSEAL, UL-listed. 
  101. National Home Insurance Ratings.
  102. Dryer Transition Ducts, Lint, and Fires safety alert.
  103. When Should You Hire a Property Management Firm? Part2/2 
  104. InfoGraph Is it TIME to Hire a Property Manager? Part 1/2. 
  105. Landlords Avoid These Common Property Management Mistakes. 
  106. 12 Safety Tips for Landlords & Tenants. 
  107. New Energy Code in Connecticut and Nationwide. 
  108. Title Insurance for Connecticut Real Estate. 
  109. Mold Guidance Provided by the Connecticut Department of Public Health for Homeowners. 
  110. Connecticut’s District & School Reports. 
  111. 10 Great Things To Do When you Move Into Your Home- FREE FLIER 
  112. Tips for Hiring a Home Improvement Contractor 
  113. School Data & Rankings 
  114. School Statistics & The Fair Housing Act. 
  115. 10 Top Tips ~ What Really Sells A House?!... In Today's Market... 
  116. Preparing Your Home For Sale - The Top 10 Recommendations From a Stager 
  117. Lower Fairfield County, Connecticut Real Estate Market Report Nov ~ 2011. 
  118. House Price to Yearly Rent Ratio Points Way to Buying Homes. 
  119. Top 5 Mistakes Sellers Make... Let Your Agent Help You Avoid Them... 
  120. Difference From Mortgage Broker & Mortgage Banker. 
  121. What is Dual Agency in Connecticut? 
  122. Security deposits in the state of Connecticut. 
  123. What is Zoning in Connecticut?  
  125. A checklist of things a Seller can do before the home inspector arrives  
  126. MORTGAGE RATES ~ 20 Year vs. 30 Year. 
  127. Radon: What are acceptable levels?