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

2015 Hartford County Single-Family Sales Data

2016-01-06 Hartford County Single Family Sales

2015 was a good year for Hartford County real estate. The total number of closed single-family sales recorded in the Connecticut Multiple Listings Service (CTMLS) database was 7,701 (as of 1/6/2016). The number of closed sales increased by 9% over the 2014 total. As the above chart shows, the market is approaching the activity levels seen in the early 2000s. The 7,701 sales are over 14% below the 2005 peak. The increase in sales have

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

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

2013 Year End Data Review

2014-01-09 Hartford County Single-Family Transaction 2013

Most of the year we avoid looking at prices when we analyze market statistics. Considering only a month’s (or even quarter’s) worth of data is risky because the sample size is too small, while making a more sophisticated model to account for the small sample size is beyond our abilities. However we are comfortable looking at a full year of data, and now that the calendar has turned over to 2014 we can look back