A Decaying House

2020-12-18 Decaying

There was a serious fire in our neighborhood in August of 2019. The home sustained significant damage, and continues to sit in a blighted state over a year later. Indications are that the property will not be repaired, so the most likely resolution is foreclosure and demolition. The City initiated foreclosure proceedings at the end of November 2020. Homes built in the early 1900s are very high quality structures that can withstand a surprising amount

A Ride on Walnut and Homestead

09 Welcome

The first thing I learned about central Connecticut was that all roads lead to Hartford; literally. I was out at UConn Storrs for a summer program during college. When I looked at the map to try to figure out how to get somewhere, anywhere really, it appeared as though all the major roads radiated from the City of Hartford like the spokes of a wheel. The City itself is set up the same way –

The Incurables

I recently received showing feedback for one of my sellers. The buyer didn’t like the layout of the house. All I could conclude from the feedback was that the buyer didn’t like that very typical house style. There was nothing my seller could do to improve this objection for future showings. Which brings me to the subject of issues with a house that cannot be fixed. Some houses are cursed with in-cure-able conditions. Here are