New Canaan Monthly Real Estate Report – Market Report March 2015

Despite all of the snow and cold temperatures this winter, first quarter sales in New Canaan kept pace with 2014. We had 34 houses close in Q1 compared with 36 last year. Average price and median price are down a bit versus last year at this time, but it’s too early to place a lot… Read More

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 – Carriage Lane, New CT

$ 1,395,000. Updated freshly painted colonial set on 2 flat & private acres at end of quiet westside cul-de-sac. Formal & informal rooms are perfect for family and friends. Renovated oversized white kitchen w/new hardwood floor. Family room w/ builtins & French door to deck. There is a living room w/fireplace and formal dining room. Master… Read More

SOLD – Benedict Hill, New Canaan, CT

$ 935,000. A charming front porch invites you into this expanded four bedroom Cape Cod home. Professional chef’s kitchen w/ Viking appliances and lime stone counter tops opens through French doors to the outdoor entertaining space. Sunlight pours into the family room through the accompanying solarium. Recent enhancements include new master bath and walk-in closet, interior… Read More

SOLD – Fox Hollow, New Canaan, CT

$625,000.  This cheerful and sunny corner unit is located in the lovely Fox Hollow Complex not far from town. There is a charming living room with large bay window and fireplace which opens to the formal dining area with sliding glass doors accessing the exterior deck. Three bedrooms upstairs, two and a half baths, pull… 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

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