November Contracts: A Happy Thanksgiving

2019-12-05 Hartford County Single Family Inventory in November 2019

Strong November sales activity extended 2019’s year-to-date lead in contracts signed to about 3% ahead of 2018 totals. There were 699 single-family deals negotiated during the month, which was 4% higher than last November, and continued the consistent 2019 performance visible in the chart above. The number of active listings fell significantly since the last report. There are currently 2,296 properties available for buyers to consider, about 300 (11%) fewer than last year at this

October Contracts: Steady Fall Performance

Hartford County Single Family Contracts in October 2019

Strong Hartford County real estate performance continued through October of 2019. The month finished with 781 single-family contracts, slightly fewer than October 2018’s total, but keeping the year-to-date count about 3% ahead of 2018 overall. The market continued to have less overall inventory of available homes than either of the previous two years. However, the results by individual price bands (not pictured – contact us for the chart if you’re interested) show the familiar trend

September Contracts: A Strong Month

Hartford County Single Family Contracts in September 2019

The Hartford County single-family home market extended its late-summer strength through September. The County finished the month with 797 contracts, which was more than 16% higher that the unusually slow month observed in September 2018. On a year-to-date basis 2019 was 3.7% ahead of the 2018 contracts total through three quarters. Inventory continues to trend below both 2018 and 2017. The chart below shows it moved down slightly over the past two months. The reduction

August Contracts: Hidden Context

2019-09-03 Hartford County Single Family Contracts in August 2019

The Hartford County single-family market finished August with 860 contracts, which was more than 10% higher than the total from August 2018. On a year-to-date basis the County is more than 2% ahead of 2018. Something that is hidden in the data is that there has been an uptick in the number of deals that didn’t make it all the way to closing. We track when buyers and sellers agree to deals, as that’s the

July Contracts: Summer Business

Hartford County Single Family Contracts in July 2019

Hartford County finished July with just under 900 single-family contracts, about 3% more than July of 2018. On a year-to-date basis 2019 is about 1.4% ahead of last year. Real estate activity continues to be strong in Greater Hartford. Inventory levels trended slightly upwards to 3.4 months by the end of July. The number of active listings remains below last year’s totals, and barely outside of seller’s market territory (less than 3 months of inventory).