2017 Hartford County Single-Family Sales Data

Hartford County finished 2017 with a slight increase in the number of single-family home sales compared to 2016. The total in the Connecticut MLS database as of 1/4/2018 was 8,649, or 1.6% higher than the previous year. Although there wasn’t significant growth in market activity, the deal total for the year remained close to the 2005 peak, signifying strong overall demand. Looking at the trend in pricing, the chart below shows that both the average

2016 Hartford County Single-Family Sales Data

2016 was another good year for Hartford County real estate. It was the second year in a row that showed growth in the number of closed deals. The total number of single-family sales recorded in the Connecticut Multiple Listings Service (CTMLS) database was 8,515 (as of 1/6/2017). The number of closed sales increased by 10.6% over the 2015 total. As the above chart shows, the market has returned to the activity levels seen in the

2014 Wrap-Up: Single-Family Results

2015-01-15 Hartford County Single-Family Deals by Year

The headline trend in the Hartford County single-family real estate markets in 2014 was that there was no prevailing narrative. After a few years of uncertainty in the late 2000s following the financial crisis, the markets enjoyed a few years of obvious recovery. The results of 2014 cannot be explained in comparable terms. The simple way to explain the year is to say it was a repeat of 2013. The number of single-family deals recorded

How Long Does it Take to Close?

Days to Close

The amount of time between the contract date and the closing varies greatly – every situation is a little different. However, after looking at all of the single-family deals that closed in Hartford County in 2013 we can see some trends. The peak of the curve is between 35 and 55 days. This is the range that we usually see with our clients. It allows the buyer enough time to secure a mortgage, and the

Town-by-Town Sales Data for 2013

2013 Year End Single-Family Stats by Town

Last week we published some charts showing the direction of the overall single-family market in Hartford County for 2013. The quick summary was that sales activity has been increasing nicely for two years, but median prices have been stuck in a protracted valley. The data tells a variety of different stories when we zoom in to the individual towns. Before we get there though, a quick disclaimer. It’s difficult to take too strong a position