43 Tremont Street, Hartford’s West End

43 Tremont Street, Hartford

A stunning example of turn of the century architecture and woodworking, this West End Victorian will be a truly wonderful home for its next owner. Set on a small knoll, the beauty and grandeur will strike you as you approach the wide front porch. Enter inside and take in the special millwork the foyer displays. Flanked on each side by the formal living and dining rooms, you’ll appreciate the double French doors with transom windows

2 Lewis Lane, West Hartford

2 Lewis Lane, West Hartford

Don’t miss this thoughtfully updated, well maintained Cape in West Hartford’s popular Elmwood neighborhood. First, enter into the sunny living room. The hardwood floors and wood burning fireplace welcome you home. This opens to the remodeled kitchen with stone counters, plenty of cabinet space, stainless appliances, and an eat-in area. Down the hall you’ll find a full bathroom and two of the home’s four bedrooms. Upstairs, there are two more nicely sized bedrooms. You’ll appreciate

31-33 Capen Street, Hartford

This 6-unit brick apartment building is a great investment opportunity in Hartford’s Clay Arsenal neighborhood. Each unit is spacious with five rooms- a kitchen, living room/dining room, two bedrooms, bonus room, and full bathroom. All of the windows have been replaced. The property has public water and sewer, as well as natural gas. The interior of the property will need significant rehab and a trash out, as it was previously vandalized. All utilities are turned

January Contracts: Cool Start to the Year

Hartford County Single Family Contracts in January 2014

The Hartford County single-family home market began 2014 with 519 contracts in January. The total was more than 4% lower than January of last year, though still higher than any other year since our data began in 2009. January was the longest cold stretch that we can remember in Greater Hartford. There have been brief deep freezes, but our experience in the area is that the temperature rarely falls below 20 degrees for long. This

Things Left Behind

Houseplants

When a seller leaves their house for a buyer at closing, they are supposed to leave it empty and in broom clean condition. Fixtures that were agreed upon during the contract signing remain. Items like kitchen appliances, attached lighting, sometimes draperies. The buyer has a chance to do a final walk through before their closing to make sure the house is empty other than what should remain and that no damage has occurred since the