Why Do For Sale By Owner (FSBOs) Sell for Less?

Question: Why Market your home with a Realtor, when you can sell yourself and avoid paying commissions? Answer: Results. More cash in your pocket. It is a proven fact FSBO homes sell for less than they would if they were professionally marketed by a Realtor. Even after a FSBO home is … [Read more...]

Sellers and home buyers, repeat after me…appraisal, appraisal, appraisal!

While values have stabilized and most of the markets I cover in Lower Fairfield County have even seen upticks, it's all about the appraisal. Repeat after me, the most important thing in buying and selling real estate besides the meeting of the minds between buyer and seller is the APPRAISAL!!! … [Read more...]

Summer Concerts – Rowayton, Darien, New Canaan & Stamford

If you are looking to check out the atmosphere of each of the towns, the free summer concerts at Bayley Beach, Pinkey Park, Waveny Park and Columbus Park are the way to go! So much to love about these towns in the summer. Enjoy! ROWAYTON & DARIEN Rowayton Summer Concerts at Bayley Beach and … [Read more...]

4th of July in New Canaan & Darien

A couple of the most celebrated local events are the 4th of July Fireworks at Waveny Park in New Canaan and the 4th of July parade in Darien: What: The Push-and-Pull parade in Darien, CT When: July 4th at 10:00 am (the parade starts at 10:30am Sharp) Where: Goodwives Shopping Center - 25 Old … [Read more...]

What’s Happening Around Town

A few annual events that are looked forward to in Darien and New Canaan this week/weekend: Annual Darien Community Association Plant Sale May 9th from 6 to 8PM, and Friday May 10th from 8:30AM to 12:30PM Darien Community Association 274 Middlesex Road Darien, CT *Proceeds from the sale … [Read more...]

What’s Happening Around Town…

Here are 2 wonderful non profit events this week in Darien on Thursday evening and Stamford on Friday evening: Building Our Future A Night of Fun, Learning and Connection All proceeds to benefit Healing Newtown ~ www.healingnewtown.org Thursday May 2nd Darien Community Association, 274 … [Read more...]

Darien Market Report: April 2013

Darien house sales in the first quarter were very strong and similar in sales totals and median price to 2012 (see chart). Pendings in March also revealed high energy. Perhaps the most significant change in the Darien market this year vs. last is the decrease in inventory. There were 123 houses on … [Read more...]

Fairfield County Town Comparison

The biggest question from buyers moving out of New York City: what is the difference between all of the towns in lower Fairfield County? There are many nuances and different personalities, the largest dividers being Coastal and of course Commute to Grand Central Station. Here is a consolidated … [Read more...]

Darien Market Report: January 2013

Darien real estate market had a very strong 2012. The 280 sold houses is the highest year-end total we’ve seen since 2007, with momentum growing through the year. The first half of 2012 saw a 14% increase in sales vs. 2011, the second half a 36% increase. While all price points under $2.5 million … [Read more...]

Darien Market Report: June 2011

There have been 75 sold houses in the first 5 months of 2011, ranging in price from $7,450,000 to $448,000, with an average sale price of $1,775,000. The 183 active houses on the market as of June 8 range in price from $13,200,000 to $424,900, with an average list price of $2,260,000. Download … [Read more...]

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