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Maria Gilda Racelis

Manchester CT 2016 Real Estate Review for Home Buyers and Sellers

The year 2016 is great for Manchester CT real estate market. Manchester CT 2016 Real Estate Review summarizes the following: The month of May has the highest number of units sold and highest average sold price. In 2015, July has the most number of units sold. However, the highest average sold price is captured by [...]

Maria Gilda Racelis

Miracle Worker is not on my Bio!

Maria Does Make it Happen or Maria Makes it Happen... familiar lines cited on my clients' testimonials for their closing statement. I do make my clients dream come true through persistence and unflinching dedication to provide unsurpassed service, and through the knowledge, skills and experiences acquired throughout the years in this business. However, nowhere did I ever [...]

Maria Gilda Racelis

What Should You Do in the Event of a Car Collision?

According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, car accidents happen every minute of the day. Motor vehicle accidents occur in any part of the world every 60 seconds. And if it’s all summed up in a yearly basis,there are 5.25 million driving accidents that take place per year. Due to this staggering statistics, one should [...]

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 [...]