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Subscribe /**/ Home Subscribe Advertise with us NIE Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions Public Notices Newsstand Locations Digital Edition Manage Subscription News Torrington Winsted Litchfield County Connecticut Nation/World Science & Technology Weather Torrington sewer plant project bid deadline extended - Photo Torrington sewer plant project bid deadline extended Connecticut Renaissance Faire seeks actors to take part in 20th annual season - Photo Connecticut Renaissance Faire seeks actors to take part in 20th Morris volunteers vote to end fire service to town - Photo Morris volunteers vote to end fire service to town Bear killed after entering Winsted Road home in Torrington - Photo Bear killed after entering Winsted Road home in Torrington Sports MLB NFL NBA NHL UConn Owen Canfield: The golf balls keep on rolling, as do the stories - Photo Owen Canfield: The golf balls keep on rolling, as do the stories AMERICAN LEGION OVERVIEW: New coaches hope to boost programs - Photo AMERICAN LEGION OVERVIEW: New coaches hope to boost programs Owen Canfield: McKenna still enjoying ride as AD at Torrington - Photo Owen Canfield: McKenna still enjoying ride as AD at Torrington Turner displays resiliency in win over Spartans - Photo Turner displays resiliency in win over Spartans Business Obituaries Entertainment Arts Movies Music Television Warner’s Met in HD series lineup announced - Photo Warner’s Met in HD series lineup announced Focus on Fiber Arts: Take a Rhinebeck sweater knit-along - Photo Focus on Fiber Arts: Take a Rhinebeck sweater knit-along Concert Connection: Wynona Judd playing at Indian Ranch - Photo Concert Connection: Wynona Judd playing at Indian Ranch Blues Beat: Connecticut Blues Society to present Blues Band Challenge Finals - Photo Blues Beat: Connecticut Blues Society to present Blues Band Lifestyle Opinion Jobs Classifieds Cars MenuSections /**/ https://www.registercitizen.com/lifestyle/article/Real-estate-notes-12398968.php Real estate notes Published 4:00 pm, Friday, December 1, 2017 Brandon Hurtado Photo: Contributed Photo / Claire Barclay Brandon Hurtado Photo: Contributed Photo Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Brandon Hurtado Brandon Hurtado Photo: Contributed Photo /**/ Real estate notes 1 / 1 Back to Gallery /* 768) { document.write(''); document.write(''); if (typeof hearstPlaceAd !== 'undefined') hearstPlaceAd("TMP300_3"); document.write('<\x2Fd' + 'iv><\x2Fd' + 'iv>'); } /*]]>*/ WASHINGTON — Litchfield County resident Brandon Hurtado has joined Klemm Real Estate

He will be working out of Klemm’s Woodbury Office, effective immediately

After living and traveling extensively both trans-continentally and intercontinentally, Hurtado and his wife found a home in Litchfield County, where she was raised

They currently live in Woodbury. “I grew up on the beautiful beaches of Santa Barbara, California, surrounded by the ocean, mountains, and incredible luxury properties

My father owned his own contracting business and I started my professional career with him, as a journeyman contractor

I learned from my father important hands-on technical skills and how to apply this insight to navigate and conceptualize the remodel of properties

My family also has a long history in the music and entertainment industries which has allowed me to assist the unique housing needs of clients involved in the industry,” said Hutado. /**/ He is a member of the Litchfield County Board of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors providing his clients with excellent care, great service and an impeccable real estate experience

He currently serves Litchfield, Fairfield and New Haven Counties and available for listing, renting and buyer representation

He can be reached on his cell phone 203.560.5262, the Woodbury Office 203.263.4040, x104 or by email brandonchasesells@gmail.com. Klemm Real Estate has offices located in Washington Depot, Woodbury, Litchfield, Roxbury, Lakeville/Salisbury and Sharon

Staffed by 40 associates serving Litchfield County for 30+ years. /**/ Learn more at www.klemmrealestate.com . Weichert, Realtors launches brand campaign MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., November 30, 2017 — James Weichert, president of Weichert, Realtors, recently announced the successful launch of the Weichert Evolution brand campaign

The campaign was designed to enhance Weichert’s overall branding and provide additional tools and resources to help bring Weichert sales associates from both company-owned and franchised offices to a new level of success

The first phase of the campaign includes a series of updated personal and company marketing materials that allow associates to make deeper connections with their customers. “The Weichert Evolution was launched to lead sales production and sales force growth by placing an emphasis on the individual success of each and every Weichert sales associate across the country,” said Weichert

“By offering our associates unique, updated marketing materials and tools that reflect their own personal brand, our goal is to bring about an entirely new way for associates to view themselves and their true value as real estate professionals.” This revolutionary change in the way Weichert markets its brand and how its salespeople promote their expertise begins with a focus on building meaningful relationships

Weichert, Realtors continues to stand by its principle that people buy people before they buy a product or service. “Our newly redesigned, customized marketing materials convey a message that sets each Weichert sales associate apart from anyone else in the industry,” said Weichert

“It is important to us to encourage our sales associates to connect with their community in their own voice, and we are thrilled that they now have the opportunity to simply build the personal brand they deserve using our easy-to-use tools.” For more information about Weichert, Realtors or to find your local office, please visit www.weichert.com. GHAR partners wth Forewarn for Realtor safety HARTFORD — The Greater Hartford Association of Realtors (GHAR) has recently partnered with FOREWARN, LLC, to provide advanced safety technology to GHAR’s membership and the rest of the Connecticut real estate industry. Available both online and through a mobile application, FOREWARN analyzes billions of data points and provides users with the ability to mitigate risks by verifying identity using just a phone number, searching for criminal histories, and validating information provided by potential clients such as financial and asset information. GHAR will provide FOREWARN services free of charge for the entirety of its 4,000+ members

Additionally, GHAR is the exclusive reseller of FOREWARN for non-GHAR members in the state of Connecticut. “This partnership ensures another level of safety for Realtors in the field who meet with unknowns, in sometimes vacant areas, as a means of doing business

The technology FOREWARN provides will meet a significant need of our members and the real estate industry,” said Carl Lantz, President of GHAR

“We are excited to be the first association to comprehensively adopt this solution for the entirety of our membership and to be the exclusive agent of FOREWARN to the Connecticut real estate industry.” “We created FOREWARN to fill a significant industry void as, until now, we believe real estate agents have had insufficient information to ensure their safety,” said James Reilly, President of FOREWARN

“In an increasingly digital world, 50% of potential buyers are coming in unverified, which poses safety risks for agents meeting at unsecure locations for the first time

We believe that FOREWARN is an essential resource for the real estate industry to ensure realtor safety and our partnership with GHAR will allow over 4,000 member agents to have better peace of mind as they do their job.” To apply for FOREWARN, GHAR members should visit www.forewarn.com/ghar

Connecticut-based agencies and agents who are not GHAR members should visit www.forewarn.com/ct. Coldwell Banker partners with mortgage service DANBURY — Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut , a leading residential real estate brokerage firm, announced that it has partnered with Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC to include an enhanced mortgage service offering for its affiliated sales agents and their customers

Through this business partnership, Guaranteed Rate Affinity will offer a wide array of mortgage products and origination services to agents’ customers to provide them with a convenient, value-added advantage during the homebuying process. “We want to provide our customers with an exceptional home buying experience

Having this partnership with Guaranteed Rate Affinity enables us to provide them with a streamlined process that translates into outstanding customer service,” said Joe Valvano, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut estimates it represents thousands of buyers each year who are purchasing a property and who can benefit from this offering

With this partnership, a Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut affiliated agent can easily recommend a loan officer affiliated with Guaranteed Rate Affinity to offer personalized guidance from the mortgage loan application process through the home closing

Additionally, Guaranteed Rate Affinity provides seamless technology, new loan products and will introduce access to an innovative, digital mortgage platform that provides clients and their agents 24/7 access to mortgage documentation and resources. “Our customers are our responsibility to serve from the start of the process when they begin their home search, to when they are handed the keys to their new home and beyond, and Guaranteed Rate Affinity is clearly the right partner to help us in that initiative,” continued Valvano. “We look forward to partnering with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut affiliated agents by offering an innovative and streamlined mortgage process and powerful, innovative technology for their customers,” said Guaranteed Rate Affinity Chairman Victor Ciardelli

“Mortgage financing is a critical component of the home purchasing process and I am confident that the Guaranteed Rate Affinity team will provide the world-class service that is expected and deserved in this ever-evolving industry.” Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC is a mortgage origination joint venture between Realogy Holdings Corp

(NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage, and Guaranteed Rate, Inc

one of the largest retail mortgage companies in the United States. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, a leading residential real estate brokerage company in Connecticut, operates approximately 51 offices with more than 2,300 affiliated sales associates serving the communities of Connecticut

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company

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