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Maria Gilda Racelis

Your Realtor is Your Ally. Not Your Friend in the Alley!

You were disgruntled and lying fallow like a damsel in distress because you did not get what you wanted. That HOME wherein you can see yourself stroking the living room walls with a paint brush covered with palettes of green and grey. That HOME wherein the seeds for the flower beds would bloom with scintillating [...]

Maria Gilda Racelis

Does Your Home Have Burglar Deterrents?

While standing by the counter of Manchester Safe and Lock to get my HUD keys duplicated, my attention was drawn towards an article glued on the glass from the inside of the display cabinet. You could glean from the paper where the news article is printed that it has seen the lights of the years past [...]

Maria Gilda Racelis

Buyers’ Remorse. Is it a Common Affliction?

In the movie "Under the Tuscan Sun," Diane Lane tried to drown her wrecked emotions and loneliness from her recent divorce by acceding to her friend's request to take the unconventional trip to Tuscany. In Tuscany, she found herself owning a villa called Bramasole out of a sporadic or extemporaneous decision. It took only a [...]

Maria Gilda Racelis

Buying a Home with Oil Spill!

Here is an actual story I would like to share and I hope you can learn something from it when you come across this kind of situation. I don't see STUPID  written on my forehead. But maybe someone else did assume I had that six-letter word stamped on it.   The Disclosure A not-so-welcome news was brought [...]

Maria Gilda Racelis

What Great Realtors Do for the Clients?

"INDETERMINATE." That is the answer without batting an eyelash.  Our clients perceived us in a variety of forms and substance. Once we begin the client-agent relationship, we are not only bound to perform our fiduciary duties as their exclusive representative. We also find ourselves enmeshed in inevitable roles especially when rapport, trust and friendship develop [...]

Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality…Commitment is the stuff character is made of; the power to change the face of things. It is the daily triumph of integrity over skepticism. ~ Abraham Lincoln "I take personal gratification from the smile on the faces of my first-time home buyers when they get the key [...]

Maria Gilda Racelis

Latest News on Manchester CT Real Estate: April 2016

Here is an update on real estate in Manchester Connecticut for the month of April 2016.   SINGLE FAMILY HOMES FOR SALE There are now 179 single family homes for sale, out of which the most expensive is priced at $599,900 measuring 6,025 square feet,with 9 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Median List Price is at $189,900 with 1,515 [...]

Manchester Connecticut is situated in the central part of the state of Connecticut. The town of Manchester offers easy access or commute convenience because of the three interstate highways ,   accessible within the city I-384 leads to Providence, RI. I-84 takes you to Massachusetts and New York. I-291 is just a short junction to I-91, which [...]