October Contracts: The Fall Market Arrives

Hartford County Single Family Contracts in October 2013

The fall market that we were expecting to see, and then wrote off when it didn’t turn up, magically appeared in October. There were 678 contracts written during the month, which is a 15% increase over October of 2012 and a meaningful step up in activity from last month. Contract data at the individual town level continued to bounce around. Bloomfield and Bristol had big reversals of fortune from the September report, showing just how

Hartford County Revaluation Schedule

Last week we gave an overview of the 2011 City of Hartford revaluation. Here’s the revaluation schedule for the rest of the towns in the County. 2010: none 2011: East Hartford, Enfield, Hartford, Manchester, Marlborough, Newington, Plainville, Southington, West Hartford 2012: Berlin, Bristol, East Windsor, Farmington, Glastonbury, Granby, New Britain, Simsbury, South Windsor 2013: Avon, Burlington, Canton, East Granby, Rocky Hill, Suffield, Wethersfield, Windsor, Windsor Locks 2014: Bloomfield The process is basically the same everywhere.

Real Estate Activity Decrease by Town – May 2010

May is a busy real estate month. More deals are done in the spring than in other times of the year, and the month of May is right there in the middle of the spring. In most years, the months of April and May have the two highest totals of contracts written (buyers and sellers agreeing on a sale). May usually edges out April, but not always. It depends on how the holidays fall, and