The Pace of Listings

2020-04-25 Cumulative Listings

Earlier in the month I wrote about the sudden reversal in the number of listings when comparing 2020 to 2019. I have been tracking that metric on a weekly basis, and the results have been more of the same. The original chart that I used to illustrate the dramatic shift is probably no longer the best way to visualize what is happening in the market. There is now enough data since the 2020 market transitioned

Not a Bad Time to Sell

2020-04-17 Not a Bad Time to Sell

The COVID-19 pandemic is serious, but people are still buying houses. In fact, the virus has made the pre-existing problem of too few homes available for sale even worse. It is not a bad time to sell, even with all the restrictions in place. Sellers able to accommodate showings actually have an advantage right now because inventory is so low in many price bands and sub-markets. Contract data from the first three months of 2020

114 Argyle Avenue, West Hartford

114 Argyle Ave, West Hartford

This charming brick colonial is a quick walk to both Fernridge Park and West Hartford Center. You’ll appreciate the sunny interior, hardwood floors, and freshly painted spaces. A front-to-back living room with wood burning fireplace connects to a cheerful sunroom. The remodeled kitchen features plenty of storage and workspace, stainless steel appliances, and a dedicated desk area. It’s open to the dining room, perfect for entertaining and everyday use. An updated powder room completes the

March Contracts: Turning a Ship

March Contract Stats

March contract totals gave no indication of the turmoil that Greater Hartford experienced during the month. The coronavirus pandemic arrived early in the month, closed schools beginning the week of 3/15, and resulted in a stay-at-home directive beginning the week of 3/22. Despite those unprecedented measures, the County finished the month with more signed contracts than March 2019. The cumulative contracts signed as of each day of the month showed no signs of a slowdown

29 Farm Drive, Farmington

29 Farm Dr, Farmington

Nicely updated with plenty of space and a great layout, this end-unit townhouse at Red Oak is ready for its next owner. Enter through the covered porch to the entry foyer, offering a large coat closet and the guest powder room. Up a half level, the main living area is a bright open space. The recently renovated kitchen features ample cabinetry, Corian counters with lots of workspace, stainless steel appliances, and two pantries. It overlooks