West Hartford Real Estate Report- Aiken School District

I’ve decided to break down the West Hartford statistics by elementary school district. There are 11 schools, so I’ll try to post a couple a day. We’re going in alphabetical order, starting with Aiken. If you’d like to see the school district map, here you go… wh_elemschlmap.pdf Keep in mind that these are stats for single family residential houses only, listed in the Multiple Listing Service. No private sale data is included.

West Hartford Real Estate Report- Single Family Residential

With national real estate reports coming out with mostly doom and gloom, I’ve had many people approach me about the local real estate market. Over the next few weeks, I’ll be posting stats from a variety of markets for both single family residential homes and condominiums. A few disclaimers… 1. All of the data will come from the CT Multiple Listing Service, so private sale data will not be included in my analysis. 2. I’m

Dueling with Dual Agency

I often hear agents talk about how they are representing both the buyer and the seller in a transaction. This concept is called single-agent Dual Agency and it is legal in the state of Connecticut. I do not agree with this practice and believe that it is not in the best interest of either the buyer or the seller to work with the same agent during a transaction. When you have a Real Estate agent

Giving Away Equity. How Much is Too Much?

A few weeks ago I was walking around my neighborhood in the West End of Hartford and saw a couple moving into a house. I welcomed them to the block and during our conversation they mentioned that they bought the house in a private sale. This is not uncommon for the West End. People fall in love with the architecture of certain homes and tell the owners that when they’re ready to move to give