July Contracts: Continued Buyer Pressure

2020-08-04 Hartford County Single Family Contracts in July 2020

Hartford County finished July with 1,272 single-family contracts signed, essentially the same level of activity as reported in June. The total was about 42% higher than the July 2019 total, putting the year-to-date contract total about 10% ahead of 2019. Buyers and sellers behaved totally differently over the past three months. Buyers came out of the lockdown determined to find a new home. They were out in force, and created very strong demand for single-family

1009 West Boulevard, Hartford’s West End

1009 West Blvd, Hartford

This cheerful West End home offers all of the character you’d expect, with some nice updates. Enjoy the swing on the classic front porch. Inside, the expansive living room with natural woodwork and a wood burning fireplace opens to a formal dining room with built-in hutch and lovely bow window. An updated kitchen provides plenty of prep, storage, and eat-in space. A powder room finishes off the first floor. Upstairs has four sunny bedrooms and

Summer Listings

2020-07-27 Summer Weather

Summer is here. I can tell by the “Excessive Heat” warning in place due to today’s predicted 98 degree high temperature. That’s summer weather. But how does summer weather impact the real estate market? It’s time to update our chart of weekly listings to include the second half of the year. The number of Hartford County single-family listings each week is shown by the blue area in the background. As a point of comparison, the

June Contracts: Many Buyers, Few Sellers

2020-07-14 June Contracts

It’s almost the middle of the month, and I just realized that I never published the contract stats for June. And the data included some exciting information! June was a banner month for the Hartford County real estate market. Single-family contracts totaled 1,286, which was 34% higher than the total from June 2019. On a year-to-date basis the market is 4.7% ahead of the 2019 pace through the first 6 months despite the pandemic. The

180 Dayton Road, Glastonbury

180 Dayton Road, Glastonbury

A serene South Glastonbury setting is the perfect backdrop for this classic mid-century modern ranch. Vaulted ceilings and skylights give volume and light to the open living room and dining room. A wall of windows frames the space and you’ll love the period appropriate built-ins and wood burning fireplace. The galley kitchen features newer appliances and offers easy access to the outside. Down the hall are two sizable bedrooms with updated flooring, nicely sized closets,