Restoring Asylum Hill’s Historic Homes

115 Sigourney - Living Room

Earlier this week I had a chance to tour the latest projects from NINA (Northside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance), which is a non-profit working to rehabilitate blighted houses in the Asylum Hill area of Hartford. They have two adjacent buildings under construction, a brick 1-unit home at 115 Sigourney Street, and a large 3-unit building at 117 Sigourney Street. Although we’ve sold NINA properties in the past, it has always been on the resale market as

Energy Efficiency Day

Energy Efficiency Day

Today, Wednesday October 2, 2019, is Energy Efficiency Day in Hartford. The City’s Sustainability Office is hosting an Eco Expo at City Hall from 4:00p to 7:00p so residents and businesses can learn about different ways to improve their property’s energy efficiency. They are having free energy efficiency workshops for residential properties starting at 6:00p, and ask that folks RSVP. We had an energy audit of our home a while back and got some good

230 Terry Road, Hartford’s West End

230 Terry Rd, Hartford

1920s character with high-end updates! An inviting bluestone walk draws you into the welcoming foyer. Large openings connect the main level rooms creating an open and inviting space. Architectural details like the grand staircase, fireplace surround, built-in shelving, and millwork provide a depth of character that is only available in homes of this vintage. The gourmet kitchen includes custom cabinetry, high-end granite, and professional appliances. Eat-in space ensures the chef won’t be lonely, and a

26 Grant Street, Hartford

26 Grant - Hartford

This sweet Cape in Hartford’s Southwest neighborhood has been thoughtfully updated and maintained by its current owner. You’ll appreciate the cheerful, mature perennial beds as you approach the home. Inside, the formal living and dining room spaces are perfect for entertaining. The nicely appointed kitchen has plenty of work and storage space, as well as an eat-in breakfast bar. French doors provide access to an enclosed porch, overlooking the yard. The first floor is completed

180 Whitney Street, Hartford’s West End

180 Whitney Street, Hartford

Don’t miss this well-maintained and spacious three-unit building in the West End of Hartford. Each floor is a separate unit, each with their own power, gas, hot water, and heating systems. Live in one and have your tenants pay cover your expenses or operate it as an investment property! The first floor has a living room with fireplace, dining room, and den overlooking the covered front porch. The kitchen includes a pantry, and there are