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Off Roading

March 3rd, 2015 | Discussion: No Comments »

I encountered this situation the other day while pulling into a condo community’s parking lot. The photo doesn’t really do justice to the depth of the ice ruts. They were easily four inches deep – and that’s before speculating on the depth of the water in the tracks. They were serious ruts. I grew up […]


Cleaning Out the Stuff

March 2nd, 2015 | Discussion: No Comments »

As a homeowner and a listing agent, I dislike clutter. The more that is removed, the better. Last fall I spent some time on the perpetual project of organizing and cleaning out our basement. There were four boxes of empty 3-ring binders that had been on their way out for quite some time. All the […]

Proposal: Arcadia Crossing in West Hartford

February 20th, 2015 | Discussion: No Comments »

John Scobie, of Center Development Corporation, spoke to the Park Road Business Association this morning about his firm’s plans for the Sisters of Saint Joseph property on the southwest corner of Park Road and Prospect Avenue in West Hartford. Center Development hopes to build a 320 unit apartment community that will be called Arcadia Crossing. […]

7 Pilgrim Road, West Hartford

February 11th, 2015 | Discussion: Comments Off

Great layout in this move-in ready Colonial located in the Hartford Golf Club neighborhood. 7 Pilgrim Road is 2,316 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 2.1 bathrooms. The first floor offers oversized formal living and dining rooms, an updated kitchen with eat-in space that opens to a family room with built-ins, a dedicated first floor […]

January Contracts: Typical Pace

February 6th, 2015 | Discussion: Comments Off

The 515 single-family contracts observed in Hartford County this January put the market in line with recent history. There were 519 deals that came together last January, and 544 the year before that. A new year always feels like a fresh start. For us as agents, it’s a clean slate and fun to get back […]

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