2010 Condo Market Stats

Today we’re going to look at the Hartford County condo market for 2010. Like we’ve been doing with the single-family market, we’re going to focus on the contracts written so that we have a sense of when buyers and sellers are most active. The chart below shows the number of contracts written by month for each of the past two years, which will give a good baseline for what we will see in the coming

Hartford Preservation Alliance Awards Event

The Hartford Preservation Alliance will be holding their annual Awards Event on Thursday, May 13th, at 5:30, at the Design Center in Parkville (1429 Park St, Hartford). There are 12 Awardees this year, including a number of projects that loyal readers will recognize. The event is open to all, and tickets are $25 – hope to see you there! In addition to their annual Awards Event, the Hartford Preservation Alliance works throughout the year as

HCPR: Increasing Activity in the First Quarter

Hartford County’s housing markets saw an increase in the number of closings in the first quarter of 2010 versus the first quarter of 2009. This continued the positive momentum from the second half of 2009, but is still well below the sales pace from the early and mid 2000s. Median sales prices were up slightly, while median days on market fell sharply. Single-Family Homes First quarter sales of single-family homes increased 16.4% compared to the

We're All Number One

That’s right, everyone, it’s awards time in the real estate industry! This is an exciting time of the year for agents as we are recognized by our brokers and get to compare our performance to our peers. The focus is usually on the overall production, or the total value of all the property sold during the year. Once the calculations are done, there will be ads in the real estate section of the paper touting

HCPR: Year End 2009 Analysis

On Monday we highlighted the key data from the Year End 2009 Hartford County Property Report. The data definitely tells a story – sales in the fourth quarter are dramatically higher than last year – but there are other factors that are also important. The complete report, with statistics and charts for all the towns in the county, is available here. Overall Environment The housing market is influenced by the state of the local economy