3 Scott Lane, Cromwell

This nicely updated ranch is conveniently located in a great neighborhood. The formal living room has a wood burning fireplace and bay window. It opens to the remodeled kitchen which has an eat-in area and ample cabinetry. A small office area with electric fireplace is located off the kitchen and leads to the back yard. There are three bedrooms and a remodeled full bathroom. The partially finished lower level features a walkout to the backyard,

I Don’t Hate It

“I don’t hate it.” I’ve been getting this line a lot recently from the male spouse in couples that are working with me to look for a home. That’s not necessarily a rousing endorsement of a place. And I’ve been getting it from several different guys, not just one. Do you think a homeowner would like to get the feedback “The husband didn’t hate your house.” Probably not. At times we do joke that it

I’ll Be Out Back Putting

Putting Green

This enterprising homeowner installed a putting green in their yard. It’s in good condition and appeared to have three holes cut when I was touring the neighboring house with some buyers. Putting greens are not a very common feature that we see advertised – I wonder if it would be a positive or a negative for a home’s value?

June Contracts: Summer Reruns

The magical 2012 cap on real estate contracts extended through June, with another month at virtually the same number as March, April and May. The consistency is an odd result, and forced me to rerun the analysis to make sure it’s right (which it seems to be). 732 Hartford County single-family contracts came together in the month of June, which was just over a 21% increase from June of 2011. The first half of 2012

Homebuyer Event on Monday April 9, 2012

Have you ever thought about buying a home? Whether you are considering a search this spring or not planning to look for years, this informational session will help you understand the basics of buying a home in the Greater Hartford area. It will be more of a conversation than a lecture, and questions will be strongly encouraged. We will be leading the HYPE Homebuyer Seminar on Monday, April 9th, 2012 at 6:00pm. It will be