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Candlewood Lake

With Spring upon us and this wonderful warm weather, I can’t wait to head out to the lake… Candlewood Lake!

March 22, 2012 Posted by | Brookfield, Candlewood Lake, Connecticut, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Sherman | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Homes for Sales ~ Brookfield CT

Here are 2 lovely homes for sale in Brookfield CT – both on Pocono Road!

144 Pocono Road ~ Brookfield CT ~~ CLICK HERE ~~

150 Pocono Road ~ Brookfield CT ~~ CLICK HERE ~~

                                                          Backyard of 150 Pocono Road

August 17, 2010 Posted by | Brookfield, Homes For Sale in Connecticut, My Listing, Uncategorized | , , , | Leave a comment

150 Pocono Rd – Brookfield, CT

150 Pocono Rd ~ Brookfield, CT ~ 4+ Bedroom Colonial for $368,000!! 

CLICK Here to View Listing Sheet… http://tinyurl.com/ydy6mh9 

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Posted via email from Diana’s Neighborhood Pics

February 15, 2010 Posted by | Brookfield, Connecticut, My Listing, My Photo Blog, Uncategorized | , , , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 171

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 171:

It’s Friday!  Busy day…

Morning appointment in Brookfield, CT – one condo with a new client – a very sweet newlywed.  Then, off to my second appointment.  Also in Brookfield with a gentleman who viewed a listing sheet from my brochure box in front of my listing

                                            A 4/5 Bedroom – 3 Bath Colonial for $378,000!!!!

                         ***************  CLICK Here to View Listing Sheet  ***************

Then my mother and I went to lunch at Panera Bread

 

Then we did some grocery shopping at Shop Rite

We’re having a seafood dinner tonight, but I’ll let you in on a little secret – I don’t care for seafood

Then back into New Fairfield for a quick stop at Shaws for pellets and then back home to do some work before an evening appointment in Danbury to view a few townhouses again in the Rivington complex with first time home buyers.  We were there until 8:45pm – and had a grand old-time!

January 14, 2010 Posted by | Brookfield, Danbury, My Life as a Realtor, My Listing, New Fairfield | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

150 Pocono Road – Brookfield CT – Price Reduction

Price Reduction on my Listing ~ 150 Pocono Road in Brookfield, Connecticut

A wonderful home…

***************  CLICK Here to View Listing Sheet  ***************

December 20, 2009 Posted by | Brookfield, Connecticut, My Listing, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

150 Pocono Road – Brookfield, CT

150 Pocono Road – Brookfield, CT – 4 Bedrooms – 2 Bathroom Colonial – Offered at $398,000

October 26, 2009 Posted by | Brookfield, Connecticut, My Listing, Uncategorized | , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 84

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 84:

It’s Tuesday – kiddies are all back to school after a long weekend.  I have lots to do before my noon’ish appointment with my client.  At the top of my list – price reduction on one of my listings – 150 Pocono Road ~ Brookfield, CT – Reduced to $398,000 ~ CLICK ~ to View Listing Sheet

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I met my client at the office – Century 21 VJF Realty,  and viewed 5 homes in the Carmel/KentBrewster/Patterson area.  One of the homes was a second showing – it has loads of potential!

Picture 357                                                         Lake Carmel – a picture I took last Fall

Did some work – errands – and home to make dinner and tend to the kids – pets and house – and,  very, very grateful that Jonathan’s soccer practice was canceled!  That’s one less thing on my “To Do” list.

October 15, 2009 Posted by | Brookfield, Carmel, Connecticut, Kent, Lake Carmel, My Life as a Realtor, My Listing, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 32

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 32:

Rain, rain, rain…  It came down as a heavy downpour and for quite awhile – flooding was everywhere, road blocks were up and even torn up roadways – it was crazy!  And where was I in this mess – ??  Putting up a new sign in front of my Brookfield listing.

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Before going to Brookfield – I went to our bank – HSBC in Brewster.  Then off to show a condo in Danbury – here’s the pretty water view in the complex – where it had just started to rain.

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After the sign was up, I went home – which took about 45 minutes instead of 15 due to the storm.  I picked up my youngest, Jonathan, and took him to the local barber – Roberts Barber Shop near the New Fairfield Post Office.  They always take their time and do a great job – better yet, with my crazy schedule, walk-ins are welcome.  Then off to Shaw’s and… I couldn’t resist – since Joe is in Portugal – we had Chinese for dinner – Yum! 

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August 23, 2009 Posted by | Brewster, Brookfield, Connecticut, My Life as a Realtor, My Listing, New Fairfield, NY, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 16

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 16:

Appointment  in Brookfield, CT.  Met with the photographer – Jackie from CirclePixshe took some professional still photos and the virtual tour for my listing.

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Oh, but before this appointment, my husband, who had been working the night shift, called at about 6:40 am with news that I’ve always feared – he’d had an accident on I-684 and probably totaled his car.

Thankfully, he has not a  scratch on him.  When I picked him up, he was shaken, but kept saying he wasn’t going to think about it, since it could have been so much worse. 

Since Joe had worked through the night, he slept as I went to my appointment in Brookfield – then went on a few errands… dropped off the Citizen News newspaper and Pennysaver to my clients that just purchased a home in my hometown – New Fairfield, CT.  Went to the bank – first to Savings Bank of Danbury in New Fairfield

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                                                                Then HSBC in Brewster, NY

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Took Amanda and Sara to the library – I swear they could read a book a day – and a treat at Sprinkles Ice Cream in New Fairfield.  Went to Shaw’s… Yes,  I went food shopping…. again.  Made dinner – beef stew with carrots, squash, broccoli, beans, rice and salad – a real easy dinner for all 7 of us.  Made us realize how very lucky we are.

August 7, 2009 Posted by | Brookfield, Connecticut, My Life as a Realtor, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Home for Sale Brookfield Connecticut

Home for Sale in Brookfield Connecticut – Spacious Colonial with 4 to 5 Bedrooms ~ 2-1/2 Baths ~ over 2,904 Square Feet ~ 2 Car Garage ~ 2.25 acres – Asking Price $435,000

                                          ************CLICK to view Listing Sheet************

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HPIM2006                                                          Dinning Area with Hardwood Floors

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 HPIM2039                                                                       2nd Floor Office

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HPIM2050                               Huge Walk-Up Attic with Sky Lights just waiting to be finished!

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This home also has a partial finished basement – a Breezeway leading from the 2 car garage – is convenient to all and just minutes to I-84 for an easy commute!

For more information on the town of Brookfield ~ CLICK ~ and Candlewood Lake ~ CLICK ~

 Call to set up an appointment: Diana – Cell: 203-648-2619

July 30, 2009 Posted by | Brookfield, Connecticut, My Listing, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Life as a Realtor – Day 8

My Life as a Realtor ~

Day 8:

It’s Wednesday – Hump Day – Yahoo!  Allstate Insurance adjuster came over to view some smoke damage in our home.  Before he arrived, I make sure all the rooms were as neat as a pin – I have a bit of OCD – always have, always will.

Worked on a CMA for past clients that may be interested in selling their home.

Dealing with an offer on a foreclosure and another on a short sale.

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And… here is my new listing!!  150 Pocono Road ~ Brookfield, CT – CLICK

July 30, 2009 Posted by | Brookfield, Connecticut, My Listing, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

American Towns – Brewster & New Fairfield

My American Towns are New Fairfield, CT – where my husband and I live and are raising our 5 children – and – Brewster, NY – where I happily work as a REALTOR  for  Century 21 V.J.F. Realty.  I am licensed in both states and show homes in 5 counties throughout those states.  For information in and around these areas, AmericanTowns.com has some great info:

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For in and around Danbury, CT – which will include New Fairfield click here: AmericanTowns.com – CT

picture-032Brewster, NY – Milltown Road

For in and around Brewster, NY – click here: AmericanTowns.com – NY

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

December 8, 2008 Posted by | Brewster, Brookfield, Candlewood Lake, Century 21 V.J.F. Realty, Connecticut, Danbury, Life as a Realtor, New Fairfield, New Milford, Sherman, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Happy Thanksgiving!

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It’s almost Thanksgiving – and I’ll have about 30 somewhat family and friends over.  So it’s not 1, but 2 Turkeys that I will be roasting and many potatoes to be peeled, boiled and mashed along with preparing some treats to be served when my hungry guests arrive – some of which will be traveling up I-684 from Mt. Vernon, NY.  Others will be coming from Brookfield, CT and my sis lives here in New Fairfield, CT – just minutes away from my home.

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Click here for some Thanksgiving Ideas from HGTV videos.

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I am looking forward to Thanksgiving Day – I have been very fortunate this past year and my family and I have many Thanks to be given AND I can’t wait for a slice of PUMPKIN PIE!

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A Very Happy Thanksgiving to you and your Family!

November 24, 2008 Posted by | Brookfield, Fun Post, Mt. Vernon, New Fairfield, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s COLD Outside!

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Boy is it COLD outside!  Yesterday, I showed a home in Brookfield, CT – nice, cozy – warm cape.  My clients took their time and checked everything out – the way viewing homes should be.  Then we made our way into Danbury, CT– Brrrr!!!  We viewed two Foreclosures – with no HEAT!!  Both had been winterized so that the pipes wouldn’t freeze – too bad I did!  By the second home, my toes and hands were numb and my nose was running – but I couldn’t feel it!  I DON’T know how people work outdoors – like my husband.

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My state of mind says it’s only November and technically we are still in the Fall season – but – Mother Nature seems to want winter here – NOW!  So, lesson learned for me – time to wear a winter coatscarf – warm boots AND bring something warm to drink for me and my clients!

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November 22, 2008 Posted by | Brookfield, Buyers, Connecticut, Danbury, Uncategorized, Winter | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RISING HEAT CONTINUES IN CT & NY

The HEAT continues to rise in Connecticut and New York.  Once again, many schools through out have early dismissal. 

In New Fairfield, CT, we received an “Alert Now” message saying that the Senior Rec Center would be open all day for anyone needing shelter from this severe heat and humidity – and that CANDLEWOOD LAKE would be open – a GREAT place to cool off!

                                                                     

CANDLEWOOD LAKE is a man made lake with over 60 miles of shoreline.  In 1928, Connecticut Light & Power began the process of making Connecticut’s largest lake with water from the HOUSATONIC RIVER.

In the 1940’s, summer cottages were being built around the 4 towns and city that surround the lake –  BETHEL,   BROOKFIELD,   NEW FAIRFIELD,   NEW MILFORD   AND   SHERMAN – along with the  CITY OF DANBURY. 

Now, most of the homes on and near the lake, are used all year round.  They also have Lake Associations with clubhouses, beaches and private docks.

Candlewood Lake has been a favorite for residents and visitors to boat, fish, water-ski and jet-ski – or to just sit back, relax and enjoy the view!

                                                                                                                           

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

Thanks for GOOGLE IMAGERY

June 10, 2008 Posted by | Bethel, Brookfield, Candlewood Lake, Connecticut, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Sherman, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Memorial Day – Weekend – Light Up the BBQ!

 Can you believe it’s Memorial Day – weekend already!  I tend to associate this time with going to the beach – which most people do – BUT, it’s too cold!  Although, it’s perfect weather for having the family over for a barbecue!

 If your looking for tips on what to make – or what to bring – The Food Network has great ideas like – Corn, Avocado & Tomato Salad, Long Island Green Tea and Banana Smores!  One good tip is to maybe just pick 1 or 2 new recipes to incorporate into your menu.  Also, plan ahead, make a list and have the kids help. And most importantly, make sure your guests have a designated driver.

My husband and I will be having our families over – his coming up from Mount Vernon, NY and my brother coming from Brookfield, CT and my sister making a very long trip from her home to mine…  just 5 minutes away in New Fairfield, CT!

 I wish you and your family a happy and safe Memorial Day – Weekend!

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? Thanks to GOOGLE IMAGERY

May 23, 2008 Posted by | Brewster, Brookfield, Buyers, Connecticut, Mt. Vernon, New Fairfield, NY, Sellers, Uncategorized | , , , , , | 2 Comments