Winter Blues? Maybe not……

Despite record cold and snow drifts that swallowed mid size cars, the real estate market has shaken off the freeze. 90 single family residences, 9 condominiums and 19 land listings came on for sale since January 1, 2015. Some of these properties were taken off the market for the 2014 holiday season and reintroduced with adjusted… Read More

Staging on a Budget…5 Essential Rules and Tips

If you want potential buyers to choose your property over the competition, staging your home can make your house stand out from the crowd. Staging is a new concept for most sellers, but a crucial step in getting your house sold. Presentation is everything! As a marketing tool it helps to get people in the door. Today’s… Read More

Sales Down..Prices Inching Up..New Canaan CT 2014 Real Estate Market Report

The chart says it all… sales were down 6.7% from last year. The housing market, along with the job market, are still in recovery mode.  The good news for buyers was an increase in inventory, which at one point reached 364 homes on the market; however, homes listed between $1 and $2mm continue to be in… Read More

Connecticut Vs. New York Real Estate Closing Costs

While most homeowners are focused on the rising cost of home prices, they might not realize closing costs are rising as well. According to RIS Media, “Each year lender’s origination fees account for the lion’s share of the increase. Since 2010, origination fees, which include lender’s charges for services such as underwriting and processing have… Read More

SOLD -Lambert Road, New Canaan, CT

$6,995,000. A lady never likes to reveal her age, but this charming granddame is elegantly celebrating her one-hundredth birthday.  “Woodley”, as she was called back then, was originally designed and built by renowned architect Cameron Clark for the VanSinderin family to enjoy as an equestrian country retreat.  The initial 15-acre property included the main house,… Read More

Sold – Field Crest, New Canaan, CT

$1,115,000. Beautiful Waveny Park, schools, the facilities at the YMCA and the convenience of town are all at your fingertips from this lovely center hall colonial. Large flat backyard with deck and patio is accessed from the kitchen for easy indoor/outdoor entertaining and recreation. Spacious recreational room in the finished lower level. Ideal location, ideal place… Read More

SOLD – Butler Lane, New Canaan, CT

$1,695,000. Located behind the ”Y”, this spacious center hall colonial is situated on a lovely acre at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. With approx. 5,000+ square feet of  living space this home includes 9′ ceilings, large windows and French doors which allows for easy entertaining inside and out. 5 generous bedrooms with 4.5 baths, family room… Read More

SOLD – Turtleback Road New Canaan CT

$3,500,000   Atop a gentle hill lies a truly unique property with an unobstructed view of the Manhattan skyline, glimpses of the sun on the Long Island Sound, dramatic sunsets and the ever changing color and light upon the ridge tops of the stunning Connecticut landscape below. This is truly the finest vista available in New Canaan. The… Read More

Life’s Too Short…Enjoy the Music!

Whether it is Jazz, Swing, Rock and Roll, New Orleans Funk, Country Western….it all here at the Waveny Park Outdoor Concert Series in New Canaan. Bring a picnic, blanket or chair, Frisbee, feet for dancing and hands for clapping.  Much better than sitting at home on a Wednesday night and clicking the like button!!

SOLD – Wahackme Lane, New Canaan CT

$1,849,000. Serenity and tranquility define the setting for this lovely, classic Georgian colonial located down a tree-lined private lane, at the end of this close to town cul-de-sac. From the courtyard enter into a home where oversized windows, bays and sliding glass doors allow for the natural daylight to permeate the rooms and highlight views… Read More

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