139 Sterling Street, New Britain

139 Sterling St, New Britain

Freshly painted with shiny oak hardwood floors throughout, you’ll love all that this Cape has to offer! An entry vestibule with coat closet opens to the sunny living room. A first floor bedroom allows for one floor living or could be used as an office. Thoughtful design choices are evident in the fully remodeled bathroom with tiled tub/shower, vanity with storage, tile flooring, and updated lighting. The open kitchen and dining room makes entertaining a

Strategy for Buyers in Today’s Market

Sketch of a House

The 2021 real estate market is ultra-competitive for buyers in basically all price points below $700,000. Houses are regularly selling above the asking price, and in some cases well above. Our analysis of first quarter closings found that 51.5% of the single-family sales closed over asking. April was even more dire for buyers as 65% of deals closed over asking. The table below also shows that the median winning bid in the deals that closed

107 Elizabeth Street, Hartford’s West End

107 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Attention to detail is evident at every turn in this perfect Craftsman-inspired Colonial, just a half block from the West End’s historic Elizabeth Park. Thoughtful landscaping frames the wide front porch. The open entry foyer showcases the architectural details and living areas. Relax in the comfortable front-to-back living room with beamed ceiling and stone fireplace. Host joyful gatherings in the formal dining room featuring a crossbeam ceiling and built-in China cabinet with leaded glass. The

April Contracts: More of the Same

Hartford County Single-Family Inventory in April 2021 by Price Band

Hartford County finished April with 1,035 single-family contract signed, which was a respectable number for the month. Comparing the total to April 2020 is pointless because the pandemic brought everything to a halt that month. This year’s total was in line with April results going back to 2016. There was a slight increase in new listings during April, with 1,144 single-family homes entered into the SmartMLS system compared to 1,011 in March. Despite the uptick,

16 Warrenton Avenue, Hartford’s West End

16 Warrenton Ave, Hartford

Here’s your opportunity to own a picture-perfect West End Victorian. Beautifully maintained and thoughtfully updated, this home features the original architectural details you’d expect, with a comfortable layout. Perennial beds offer colorful interest throughout the blooming season and welcome your guests to the open front porch. Inside, the entry features a charming stained-glass window. The first floor has an open floor plan with a formal living room, dining room, and den. The original woodwork, pocket