The Glastonbury Sign Disappearance

Glastonbury Signs

One of our yard signs disappeared from a listing in Glastonbury, so my daughter and I investigated. What we’ve learned is that the Town of Glastonbury recently began enforcing a zoning regulation about where real estate signs may be placed on a property. They need to be set back one distance from the street when there is no sidewalk, and a different distance from the sidewalk. The vast majority of Greater Hartford real estate agents

August Contracts: Hidden Context

2019-09-03 Hartford County Single Family Contracts in August 2019

The Hartford County single-family market finished August with 860 contracts, which was more than 10% higher than the total from August 2018. On a year-to-date basis the County is more than 2% ahead of 2018. Something that is hidden in the data is that there has been an uptick in the number of deals that didn’t make it all the way to closing. We track when buyers and sellers agree to deals, as that’s the

Luxury Bunker Management Services

2019-09-04 Luxury Bunkers

If any luxury bunker owners out there read this, I would like to offer my services as the caretaker for your underground mansion. It’s good to have someone keep an eye on it until the apocalypse who is not easily associated with you, and who is willing to be discrete. I’m your guy. My fee is a mere $100,000/year to regularly check in on the space, and to test out the community amenities. I’ll also

26 Knollwood Drive, Glastonbury

26 Knollwood, Glastonbury

Check out this updated contemporary raised ranch, located in the quiet Minnechaug Mountain neighborhood. You’ll love the open living and dining room with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, and wood burning fireplace. The adjacent kitchen has plenty of work and storage space, as well as an island with eat-in space. Slider doors connect you to a sweet screened-in porch, overlooking the private backyard. Down the main hallway you’ll find a spacious master bedroom with generous closets

Zillow Should Treat iBuying as a Marketing Expense

iBuying is a Marketing Expense

In theory, Zillow’s Homes Segment could make money flipping residential real estate. Zillow leadership claims each deal will one day make a small profit according to a preferred metric that omits an actual cost (interest) and all of the overhead. However the target per-deal profit appears uncertain due to structural profit limitations on flipping homes, and is dwarfed by the overhead of building, operating, and marketing the iBuying platform. Zillow Offers, the public brand of