616 Chestnut Hill Road, Glastonbury

Beat the heat! Check out this spacious, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath split level in Glastonbury, complete with central air! 🙂 You’ll enjoy the remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, central air, refinished hardwood floors, large master bedroom with full bath, living room with fireplace, dining room with 2 built-ins, family room with slider to a large, private backyard, and a 2-car garage. All this in the Nayaug school district for only $334,900! Call me at

Greater Hartford Real Estate Market Statistics- 2nd Quarter 2008

With the end of June came just about the end of the spring real estate market. So how did we do in the Greater Hartford area when comparing single family home sales in the second quarter of 2008 to the same time period in 2007? Take a look for yourself… All data came from the Multiple Listing Service for the time period of April through June (2007 and 2008) and is deemed reliable, but not

Staying Put

I make my living by helping people move. But at times, I have to advise them that it may make more sense to just stay put. Here’s a recent example… A few weeks ago, I met a nice, older couple at an open house. They have been thinking about moving from their house to a condo. Right now they have one floor living, a garage, and central air. They have around 1,100 square feet and

Q&A: Planning for a Purchase

Today we’re starting a new segment here on the Greater Hartford Real Estate Blog, Q&A.  Our first conversation is with our very own Kyle Bergquist, who is a financial advisor with Conifer Investments. Greater Hartford Real Estate Blog (GHREB): With prices either stable or falling, there seems to be a fair number of young professionals looking to buy their first home.  How would you recommend folks prepare for their purchase? Kyle Bergquist:  The single most

Relocating to Connecticut and Buying a Car

I’ve run into this more than once with relocating clients, so I think it needs to be addressed… If you’re thinking about moving to Connecticut and buying a car in the state at the same time, make sure you have a legal Connecticut address first. Often people coordinate their move and car purchase. However, if you don’t have a legal CT address, you won’t be able to register the new car here, so you won’t