Entries by Wendy Fog

Art Classes

New Canaan has a thriving art community that encourages and supports both professional and emerging artists. From finger painting to advanced fine arts you can find a venue to inspire the artist within. Silvermine Art Center 203.966.5617 – https://silvermineart.org In the early 1900’s a colony of artists settled in the Silvermine area, lured by the picturesque countryside. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]