Archives: November 2008

Rates are Falling

We wanted to let you know that rates have dropped below 6% for conventional and FHA programs! Now’s a great time to let us help you find the home of your dreams…so give us a call at 860.429.2853 or search listings on www.ConnAreaHomes.com!

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Reminder – Food Drive Thursday & Friday!

We will be hosting a Food Drive Open House to benefit Foodshare & Windham Food Bank’s pantries at our new office located at 1066 Storrs Road, Suite B in Storrs, CT., from 2 to 5 PM tomorrow and 2 to 5 PM on Friday. We hope everyone will stop by and enjoy hot cider & cookies after dropping off their food items.  We are trying to focus on Thanksgiving Day food items and stuffing, dried or canned potatoes and of course, turkeys, have been at the top of the list of needed food items.  All food donations are welcome!

See you soon!

Local Real Estate Experts Host Wealth Building Seminar

Expert Financial Panel Gave Free Advice for Investors on October 22nd

STORRS MANSFIELD, CT (November, 2008) – The Burns Real Estate Group | Keller Williams hosted a free seminar about investment opportunities in the current real estate market last month. Tom and Elaine Burns and a team of trusted advisors showed investors how to turn a profit every month with real estate investments.The Burns Real Estate Group was joined by real estate Attorney Jeffrey Walsh, CPA Aaron Johnson and JP Morgan Chase mortgage specialist Louise Fontaine to discuss real investment issues. Topics included what purchase price is necessary to purchase a single family, 2-family or 3-family property versus rental income needed in order to make the numbers viable. 

L to R: Jeffrey Walsh, Elaine & Tom Burns, Louise Fontaine, and Aaron Johnson

L to R: Jeffrey Walsh, Elaine & Tom Burns,
Louise Fontaine, and Aaron Johnson

“We had a tremendous response to our first investor seminar in our new office,” said Tom Burns. “When properly invested, current equity can bring in three times as much income. We want to help educate potential investors to this fact, as this is a perfect market for investing with so many buying opportunities that savvy investors can capitalize on.”

The Burns Real Estate Group is dedicated to making their clients a partner by helping them recognize opportunities and overcome challenges in the market, and then using their resources and skills to help their clients succeed in today’s environment. In addition to real estate educational outreach programs, The Burns Real Estate Group supports several local & national organizations including the Brain Injury Association of Connecticut, The Children’s Miracle Network and Board of Connecticut Health Charities. They have a strong commitment for helping children and families in need in the local community and throughout the state.

To learn more about The Burns Real Estate Group | Keller Williams Realty, call Tom & Elaine Burns at 860.429.2853 or visit www.ConnAreaHomes.com.

Foodshare & Windham Food Bank Drive

Local Real Estate Agents Invite Community to Donate November 20th & 21st

STORRS MANSFIELD, CT (November, 2008) – The Burns Real Estate Group | Keller Williams will be hosting a Food Drive Open House at their office from 2 to 5 PM on Thursday, November 20th and Friday, November 21st. The event is being held to increase donations to the Foodshare & Windham Food Bank’s pantries.

“We are fortunate to have enjoyed a bountiful 2008,” said Tom Burns. “Not everyone has been so lucky. We want to make sure those in need during this holiday season want for a little less. People can stop by our offices on the Thursday & Friday before Thanksgiving to help us support Foodshare and the Windham Food Bank’s efforts to help our community. While all non-perishable foods are welcome, holiday dinner items – turkey, stuffing, gravy and instant or canned potatoes – would be particularly appreciated. After dropping off their food items, we hope everyone can join us for hot cider & cookies.”

The Burns Real Estate Group supports several local & national organizations including the Brain Injury Association of Connecticut, The Children’s Miracle Network and Board of Connecticut Health Charities. They have a strong commitment for helping children and families in need in the local community and throughout the state. The Burns Real Estate Group is dedicated to making their clients a partner by helping them recognize opportunities and overcome challenges in the market through real estate education outreach programs.

To learn more about The Burns Real Estate Group | Keller Williams Realty, call Tom & Elaine Burns at 860.429.2853 or visit www.ConnAreaHomes.com.

Halloween Open House

We had a great Halloween Open House at The Burns Real Estate Group!  The new office is spacious and has a nice sized kitchen are so we had plenty of food, candy and cider for everyone who stopped by! 

We will let you in on the best kept secrets about trick or treating in Mansfield, Storrs next year – some of the most fun neighborhoods and where to find the best candy – great fun can be had if you just know where to go!