The Power of Portable Storage

You’re getting ready to put your house on the market and your place is filled with too much stuff. Or at least that’s what your real estate agent says. What’s one to do? Rent a portable storage unit. Please. Just do it. It will make your home look larger if you have less stuff crammed in there and it will also help make your (inevitable) move easier in the upcoming months. We have several clients

Buyers: When You Also Have a Home to Sell

It’s Buyer’s Week at the Greater Hartford Real Estate Blog. We’ve talked about the current opportunity, importance of mortgage preapproval, and trading up in a down market. Many would-be buyers already own a home … a home they have to sell in order to buy a new one. Buying a new home while also selling an existing home can be a tricky situation. The biggest question is the order in which the sale and subsequent

West Hartford Center's Single-Family Homes

West Hartford is nationally recognized as an excellent place to live, receiving kudos from Kiplinger Personal Finance Magazine twice this year, for being one of the 10 Best Cities for the Coming Decade and 10 Great Cities for Raising a Family. Within West Hartford, The Center is always mentioned as a primary attraction. Visitors and residents converge for the diverse mixture of work and play, with numerous restaurants, unique shops, and energy that complements the

Hello … I Heard You Are Moving

Michael Wilson, artistic director of the Hartford Stage, is going to be receiving that call quite often over the next year. Today’s Hartford Courant announced Mr. Wilson’s intent to leave the theater at the end of the upcoming season. Although news of his departure was probably enough to catch the attention of the more astute local real estate agents, the final sentence guaranteed that he will be one of the most popular people in Hartford