March Contracts: And We’re Back

Hartford County Single Family Contracts in March 2013

February was slow. March bounced back to above the 2012 trend with 773 deals coming together. This is about 4% over the March 2012 result. Since the market continues to be very active, we still believe that February was an aberration and should not be interpreted as weakness in the single-family real estate market in Hartford County. Buyers in many towns, and at a variety of price points, are frustrated by the low number of

March Market Stats from West Hartford

The other day we wrote about the high levels of activity in the Hartford County market during the month of March. West Hartford really stood out on the chart because 83 homes went under contract, which dwarfed the next highest town – East Hartford with 53 contracts. Part of the model we built to analyze MLS contract data allows us to look at trends in individual towns. Here is the number of West Hartford contracts

March Contracts: Rolling into Spring

Single-family homes in Hartford County continued to be snapped up in March. The month continued the very strong pace from January and February, with a 30% increase in the number of homes that went under contract compared to March 2011. The month was only slightly behind the tax credit fueled binge that we experienced in March of 2010. Each town is a little bit different, but the hot towns are super hot. Just look at