We’ve done the research so you don’t have to. Click below for websites, mortgage lenders, home inspectors, and a whole lot more.

 

Housing, Credit, & Foreclosure Assistance Websites

 

GOVERNMENT GUARANTEE LOAN PROGRAMS:

CT Housing & Finance Authority
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Connecticut Housing and Investment Fund
Info on FHA loans
Info on VA loans
Rural housing service loans
Fannie Mae website

CHFA Homebuyer Tools, Calculators and Look-ups

 

LEGAL & REGULATORY OVERSIGHT:

Federal Depository Insurance Corporation
Fair Housing
Free Legal Services for Income Qualified Individuals
CT Dept of Banking
National Do Not Call Registry (to stop unwanted telephone offers)

IRS Earned Income Tax Credit Information

 

BUDGET, CREDIT & SAVINGS:

Money Management International/Credit & Budget Counseling
Consumer Credit Counseling Services
Wachovia Bank / Wells Fargo finance, credit and mortgage info portal
Individual Development Account (IDA) Information
HSBC

CT Money School

 

BANKING WEB PORTAL:

Banking, credit, mortgage info, rates, calculators, FAQ, etc.

 

CREDIT BUREAUS:

FREE Annual Credit Report
Credit Information
Equifax Credit Bureau
Experian Credit Bureau
Transunion Credit Bureau

 

PROPERTY EVALUATION:

Free Property Assessment database
Free MLS (multiples listing service) showing properties for sale

Realtor

Trulia

 

OTHER RESOURCES

First time homebuyer magazine

United Way of CT 2-1-1 Referral Service

Free Tax Preparation

 

 

FORECLOSURE ASSISTANCE RESOURCES

HUD Foreclosure Info

Making Home Affordable - refinancing options

NeighborWorks America

Affordable Housing Centers of America

Connecticut Housing Finance Authority 1 (877) 571-2432 or 1 (860) 571-3500

Mortgage Foreclosure Assistance Hotline at the CT Dept of Banking 1 (877) 472-8313
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven, (203) 562-0598 ext.14
Urban League of South Western CT, (203) 327-5810, ext 105

Urban League of Greater Hartford 1 (860) 527-0147, ext. 120

U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development Hotline, 1 (800) 569-4287

Housing Development Fund (HDF) 1(203) 969-1830 (Stamford)

 

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Mortgage Lenders

 

Tina Rafael

Mortgage Account Loan Officer - People’s United Bank
850 Main Street, 1st Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 338-7295
Tina.Rafael@peoples.com

CHFA,FHA, FHA 203K, VA, SMARTMOVE, Conventional

 

Mille Rochet
Loan Officer - People's United Bank
850 Main St.
1st Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 338-4084                      
millie.rochet@peoples.com    
CHFA, CHFA HERO, URH, FHA, 203K, VA, Smartmove, Conventional


Larry King
Loan Officer - Webster Bank
3546 Main St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606            
(203) 214-3299          
lking@websterbank.com       
CHFA, FHA, 203K, VA

 

Alison Laing Murphy
Loan Officer - J.P. Morgan Chase                 
(203) 260-1977                      
alison.j.laingmurphy@chase.com       
CHFA, FHA, VA, Conventional, $1,500 Closing costs assistance/BPT


Michael Johanssen
Mortgage Consultant - Citizen Bank                         
(203)-376-1840                      
CHFA, FHA, VA, CONVENTIONAL, CLOSING COST ASSISTANCE


John Dineen
Home Lending Specialist - Citibank  
399 Post Rd. West
Westport, CT 06880  
(203) 222-3767          
john.dineen@citi.com
Conventional, FHA,CHFA, Conventional, SmartMove, Home Run, Closing Costs Assistance


Robert Filippone
Mortgage Lending - Citibank
4551 Main St, Bridgeport, CT           
(203) 558-7325                      
robert.filippone@citi.com      
Conventional, FHA,CHFA, SmartMove, Home Run, Closing Costs Assistance


Judith Capote
Mortgage Consultant - HSBC Bank USA, N.A.                  
(917) 330-5662          
judith.x.capote@us.hsbc.com
Conventional, CHFA, VA, ARMs, Refis, etc


Bennett Streets
Residential Loan Originator - Webster Bank
450 Barnum Ave.
Stratford, CT 06614              
203-721-3767 
bennettstreets@hotmail.com 
CHFA, CHFA HERO, CHFA 203K, FHA, VA, Conventional, HOPE, etc


Ana Mejia                 
Home Mortgage Consultant - Well's Fargo   
2507 Post Rd.
Southport, CT 06890 
(203) 319-5001          
(203)615-8040
ana.t.mejia@wellsfargo.com  
Conventional, FHA, CHFA, Fixed, Arms, Jumbo, FHA 203k, etc


Kevin Kinahan
Loan Officer - Chase 
2125 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606
203-332-1177 
203-570-9922 
kevin.kinahan@chase.com     
CHFA, FHA, VA, Conventional, closing cost assistance


Giovanny Salgado
Renovation Specialist - Wells Fargo  
2507 Post Road
Southport, CT 06890 
203-319-5007 
203-556-1872 
Giovanny.F.Salgado@wellsfargo.com          
Renovation Loan / 203k Specialist

 

Terena Wilson
Mortgage Consultant - First Niagara Bank    
195 Church Street
New Haven, CT  06510                     
(203) 285-4347          
Terena.Wilson@fnfg.com      
CHFA, VA, Conventional, FHA

 


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Realtors


Teasha Bivins
Broker Bivins Realty Group  
191 Post Road West
Westport, CT 06880  
(203) 221-2718          
(203) 540-5668          
(203) 221-2719          
teasha@bivinsrealtygroup.com

                                 
Charles Scott 
Broker - Tri-State Realty       
880 North Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 334-7434
(203) 232-5523
cscott4883@aol.com

                                                             
Luis Sanchez
Realtor - RE/Max Right Choice        
4380 Main St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606            
(203) 650-2390                      
ctsbestrealtor@yahoo.com

                                                     
Margaret Memoli
Broker - Memoli & Memoli   
2533 East Main St.
Bridgeport, CT
(203) 913-1743                                              
margaret.memoli@snet.net

                                        
Fatima Silva
Broker - Silva's Realty & Property Center, LLC       
901 Madison Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06606            
(203) 209-7468                      
fsilva@silvasrealty.com

                                             
Pam Williams
Realtor  - Century 21 Greengarden Realty     
4942 Main St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 374-0295          
(203) 521-6219          
(203) 371-5237          
pamew@aol.com

                                           
Valerie King
Realtor - Keller Williams Realty
(203) 381-0047          
(203) 449-98446        
(203)381-0048           
vking@kw.com

                                                                      
Eddie Gutierrez
Realtor - Good Living Realty Group 
4942 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 374-0295 Ext. 388        
(203) 257-9954          
(888) 811-9690          
eddie@gutierrezhomes.com

                                    
Guy Bocicaut
Broker - Guy Bocicaut Agency         
9 Mott Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850   
(203) 855-8200          
(203) 219-2908          
(203) 855-8208          
guyrealtor@optonline.net

                                                      
Aziz Seyal
Broker - Vice President – Sales - William Raveis      
(203) 255-6841 Ext. 695        
(203) 209-9396          
(203) 319-7362          
aziz.seyal@raveis.com

                                                                      
Basil Amso
Realtor - Remax Right Choice           
105 Technology Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611   
(203) 268-1118 Ext. 222        
(203) 209-3818          
(203) 452-6869          
bamso@sbcglobal.net   

                                                         
Wanda Correa
Broker Keller - Williams Realty         
4021 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06614  
(203) 381-0047 Ext. 606        
(203) 545-8015          
(203)381-0048           

Paul Yasutake
Realtor - Park Ave. Realty, LLC       
115 Park Ave
Bridgeport, CT 06604
203-913-4888             
203-612-7881 
py1800@hotmail.com

                                               
Shalini Madaras
Broker - Silver Pine Real Estate        
526 Danbury Rd
Wilton, CT 06897      
203-761-4979 
203-451-6622 
484-933-0013 
shalini@silverpinerealestate.com 

                                                                  
Amaryllis Rodriguez
Realtor  - Century 21  
4942 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606
203-374-0295 ex: 305
203-673-4465 
203-371-5237 
amaryllis.rodriguez@century21.com

                                                
Jean Marie Dominique
Realtor - Antoine Real Estate Services LLC 
17 Raelin Rd
Hamden, CT 06514   
203-612-6739 
203-556-7080             
jeandominique@gmail.com 

                                                  
Steven Lage
Realtor  - Century 21 Greengarden Realty Inc.         
4942 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06611
203-374-0295             
203-371-5237 
thelageteam@century21.com 

                                               
Dwight Mullings
Realtor - Century 21 Greengarden Realty Inc           
4942 Main Street Bridgeport, CT 06611       
203-374-0295 ext 499
203-5201886  
203-371-5237 
dwight.mullings@gmail.com

                                     
Claude Lewis
Realtor - Keller Williams Realty        
144 East Ave. Suite 200
Norwalk, CT 06851   
203-853-2455 ext. 425                                   
claude.lewis@kw.com 

                                                                      
Marcia Fountain
Realtor  Tri-State Realty          
880 North Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
203-334-7434 
203-545-0435 
203-923-2566 
marcia.fountain@yahoo.com

                                                 
Raul Villacis
Broker - Advantage Realty Group    
482 Summer Street Suite1
Stamford, CT 06901  
203-964-3000 
203-249-1248 
203-724-2753 
raul@argct.com

                                                                      
Jim Gerasi     
Century 21 Scala Group                    
800-722-0187 toll free           
203-231-0558 
203-374-9706 
james.gerasi@century21.com

 

 

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Attorneys

Edwin P. Farrow Esq.                     
3324 Main St.
Bridgeport, CT 06606
(203) 373-7824

                                                                                                          
John Fiore Esq.                    
2 Lovett St.
Norwalk, CT 06854   
(203) 849-3344

                                                                                                          
Sharon Jenkins Esq.
Barrister Law Group LLC.    
211 State St. 2nd Floor
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 334-4800

                                                                                                          
Jose Pol Esq.             
135 Elm St.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 338-0229          
(203) 520-3030                      
**Se Habla Espanol

                                       
Daniel Steiber           
Schopick & Schopick
572 White Plains Road
Trumbull, CT 06611   
(203)-261-6565

                                                                      
Cheryl Rodriguez Esq.                    
118 Brooklawn Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 333-4009                                  
**Se Habla Espanol

                                                   
Richard J. Shapiro Esq.      
Weinstein, Weiner, Ignal, Napolitano & Shapiro, P.C.         
350 Fairfield Ave.
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 333-1177

                                                                                                          
Pete Delgado             
814 White Plains Road
Trumbull, CT 06611   
(203) 333-4447                                  
**Se Habla Espanol

 

Michael Woolen, Esq.                      
1836 Noble Ave
Bridgeport, CT           
(203) 334-5000                      
(203) 345-1490
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Home Inspectors

Ramon Pena 
Home Inspector         
Fact Finder Home Inspections           
452 Laughlin Rd.
Stratford, CT 06614  
(888) 225-1968          
(203) 544-8002 

                     
The Marvin Schaefer Inspection Service   
Home Inspector         
The Marvin Schaefer Inspection Service                   
(800) 345-2776                                  
Connecticut & New York Home Inspections


Edward W. Milot     
Home Inspector         
Pro Check Home Inspections Services                      
(203) 830-4500                                  
Connecticut & New York Home Inspections


Joe DeLaurentis
President        
Tiger Home & Building Inspections  
1353 Boston Post Road
Madison, CT 06443   
800-328-4677

                         

Michael Johnson                                          
(800)-450-1880

 

Homeowners Insurance Agencies

Wanda Carlson        
Insurance Agent         
State Farm Insurance 
485 Bridgeport Ave.
Milford, CT 06460     
(203) 877-9203

                                                                      
Andrew Wheeler      
Insurance Agent         
Liberty Mutual Group
35 Corporate Drive
Trumbull, CT 06611   
(203) 268-8844 ext 52577     
(203) 228-1276

                                              

Joseph Virgo 
Insurance Agent         
Summit Insurance      
288 Broad St
Milford CT 06460      
(203) 673-5147