Virtual Reality: Please Step Inside

Like all industries, real estate is being constantly reshaped by technology. We’ve been following the progress of virtual reality for a while, and had an opportunity to take a first hand look at the current state of the art. A company called Matterport developed a specialized camera that takes 360 degree photos, and then uses the resulting images to present the home in different ways. Below is an example of their presentation for 88 Terry

Lego House: Split Level

Split level homes are a common sight in Greater Hartford. However, they don’t show up in all neighborhoods. The vast majority of the split level homes in the county were built in the 1950s and 1960s, so expect to find them in neighborhoods developed in that era.

Deck Season

88 Terry Deck

There’s nothing better than taking some time to relax outside on a warm day. Catch up on some reading, drink a cold beverage, maybe even take a nap. There is something magical about warm spring days. This deck is ready for spring. There is room for a nice sized table, the grill, and some lounge chairs. You can even get a nice deck in a condo. It’s rare, but we have one listed right now

Welcome Back, Daylight Saving Time

2015-03-08 Still Light at Seven

Switching the clocks twice a year is a time honored tradition. But, as far as I can tell, there is nobody who passionately supports the practice. Everyone just plays along and feels grumpy for the first week after the clocks “spring forward.” I’m here to celebrate the return of Daylight Saving Time. Overnight, sunset changed from a little before 6:00 to a little before 7:00. This picture was taken last night at 7 o’clock. The

Off Roading

2015-02-26 Off Roading

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 in Vermont and don’t recall seeing anything like this on the dirt roads up there. I drive a sedan, and