November Contracts: A Happy Thanksgiving

2019-12-05 Hartford County Single Family Inventory in November 2019

Strong November sales activity extended 2019’s year-to-date lead in contracts signed to about 3% ahead of 2018 totals. There were 699 single-family deals negotiated during the month, which was 4% higher than last November, and continued the consistent 2019 performance visible in the chart above. The number of active listings fell significantly since the last report. There are currently 2,296 properties available for buyers to consider, about 300 (11%) fewer than last year at this

210 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

210 Fairfield Ave, Hartford

Plenty of space, architectural charm, and cosmetic updates make this comfortable home on historic Fairfield Avenue a wonderful find for its next steward. Inside, you’ll love the bright interior, original woodwork, tall ceilings, French doors, and flexible layout. The oversized living and dining rooms anchor the home. A heated sunroom located off the living room can be used as an office, reading space, or playroom. The fully remodeled kitchen features stone counters, tile backsplash and

15 Fairfield Road, West Hartford

15 Fairfield Rd, WH

This sweet Cape in the Norfeldt elementary district has great spaces inside and out, and features many recent improvements. The first floor offers a formal living room with wood burning fireplace, as well as a formal dining room with vaulted ceiling. Both provide easy access to the back deck and yard, perfect for entertaining. The kitchen is updated with newer stainless steel appliances, subway tile, white cabinets, and contemporary flooring. Down the hall you’ll find

October Contracts: Steady Fall Performance

Hartford County Single Family Contracts in October 2019

Strong Hartford County real estate performance continued through October of 2019. The month finished with 781 single-family contracts, slightly fewer than October 2018’s total, but keeping the year-to-date count about 3% ahead of 2018 overall. The market continued to have less overall inventory of available homes than either of the previous two years. However, the results by individual price bands (not pictured – contact us for the chart if you’re interested) show the familiar trend

Restoring Asylum Hill’s Historic Homes

115 Sigourney - Living Room

Earlier this week I had a chance to tour the latest projects from NINA (Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance), which is a non-profit working to rehabilitate blighted houses in the Asylum Hill area of Hartford. They have two adjacent buildings under construction, a brick 1-unit home at 115 Sigourney Street, and a large 3-unit building at 117 Sigourney Street. Although we’ve sold NINA properties in the past, it has always been on the resale market as