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Regulations in Hartford: Theory vs Practice

November 23rd, 2014 | Discussion: No Comments »

The occupancy debate centered on 68 Scarborough Street in Hartford is a conflict between the theoretical concept of “family” and practical implementation of the City of Hartford’s Zoning Regulations. On one hand, everyone should ideally be able to define their “family” as they see fit. In the abstract, there is no need to create an […]

October Contracts: Fall Bounce

November 7th, 2014 | Discussion: Comments Off

The month of October finished with 643 single-family homes going under contract in Hartford County. The total was a slight increase from the previous month, and a slight decrease from October of 2013. The real estate markets continue to plug along without much flash or excitement. Inventory levels declined since the September report. At 6.4 […]

Connecticut Temple Progress

October 30th, 2014 | Discussion: Comments Off

Construction of the Hartford Connecticut Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is making good progress. The actual site is on Farmington Avenue (Route 4) in Farmington, CT across from the entrance to Winding Trails and the Devonwood community. Plans for the temple were announced in 2010, and a groundbreaking ceremony was […]

1 Linden Place, Unit 210, Hartford

October 28th, 2014 | Discussion: Comments Off

Welcome to the Linden! This charming historic building is just steps from all that Downtown Hartford has to offer. You’ll be greeted by 24-hour onsite security as you enter and can take the elevator or stairs to your corner unit on the second floor. The open floor plan of the unit offers a foyer area […]

Serious Roof

October 21st, 2014 | Discussion: Comments Off

The workers look so small up there … that is a serious roof. They also have climbing gear on for safety, which make sense since the bottom of the roof is four stories up. Had the architects wanted to add more living space in the roofline, it looks like they could have fit two more […]

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