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Stay Away Old Man Winter!

Stay Away Old Man Winter!

We all have clear memories of Old Man Winter rearing his ugly head in January last year and not letting up until March. We hibernated and dealt with the snow that piled up until there was no place to plow it. Understandably, sloppy weather impacts the general pace of the real estate market including homeowners […]

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Westport And Weston Connecticut Rental Market Update

Westport And Weston Connecticut Rental Market Update

The Westport and Weston rental markets always seem to be moving well. January 2012 has been no exception. Here is some quick information on Westport: There are currently 63 residential properties on the market ranging from a small cape on Riverside Avenue for $1300 to a stunning 4-Bedroom home on Brightfield Lane for $44,000, fully-furnished […]

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes When Selling A Vacant House

The 5 Biggest Mistakes When Selling A Vacant House

The 5 Biggest Mistakes When Selling a Vacant House by Birgit Anich There are many reasons why a home might be vacant when being sold – various reasons include: New construction Relocation property Seller has already moved into their new home It was a rental property that is now for sale In all these cases […]

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Luxury Condominium in Southport Connecticut

Luxury Condominium in Southport Connecticut

This is one of the most stunning condominium units I have ever seen. It is loaded with elegance and is in perfect condition. It is impeccably decorated and a great value in one of the most sought-after zip codes in the “gold coast” of Connecticut. Contact Carol Alexander at calexander@prudentialct.com for additional information or to […]

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Commercial Real Estate Transactions Up In Westport Connecticut Despite Smaller Transactions

Here is another real estate expert, Commercial Broker, Bob Miller. I asked Bob to review recent patterns in the commercial real estate realm. Here are his observations: 2011 showed a trend in Westport being played out across the country; more and more commercial real estate transactions completed but for smaller amounts of actual space than […]

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Westport And Weston CT Rental Snapshot

Here is a quick snapshot of the rental market in Westport and Weston Connecticut: There are 100 rental properties available: 79 in Westport and 21 in Weston. The price ranges from $1000 per month on Greens Farm Road to a summer rental on Brightfield Lane for $44,000. The average rental is $5,501 and the median […]

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Sales For Westport Connecticut 2011 Versus 2006-2010

Sales For Westport Connecticut 2011 Versus 2006-2010

Trends in sales in Westport Connecticut have been very interesting so far this year, from January through November. I averaged the sales between 2006 and 2010 and compared them to where we are in 2011, by month. 2011 sales have been up and down beginning strong in January against the previous five years. Here is […]

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HomeEfficient Services For Our Sellers And Buyers

HomeEfficient Services For Our Sellers And Buyers

What is Prudential CT Realty’s HOMEefficient Service? HOMEefficient is a division that works with you, a customer or client of a Prudential Connecticut Realty Sales Executive, to assist you during your move. HOMEefficient coordinates any or all of the following services: Utility Connections and/or Disconnections Moving Services Re-Keying Services Security System Monitoring or Installation And […]

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Westport Connecticut Real Estate-Price Distribution And Absorption

Westport Connecticut Real Estate-Price Distribution And Absorption

The Westport Connecticut real estate market is never boring and our Price Distribution And Absorption Statistics Report from January through November 2011 doesn’t disappoint. The bottom of the market up to $549,000 is showing 2-4 months of inventory. The supply time immediately pops back up to 12 months at the price point between $550,000-$599,000. This […]

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Prudential CT Realty’s Westport Regional Office Welcomes Irmi Streidt

Prudential CT Realty’s Westport Regional Office Welcomes Irmi Streidt

Please welcome Irmi Streidt to our Westport Prudential CT Realty regional office. Irmi has lived in Westport for over 30 years and has been focusing her real estate business in Westport, Weston, Wilton, Norwalk, Fairfield, Southport and Easton. She has been successful working with another company and wanted to utilize all of the tools and […]

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Westport CT’s Yearly Rental Market

Yearly rentals always seem to be in demand in Westport, CT and as of November 25th, we have 76 of them available. The low rental listing price is $1000/month in Greens Farms and the high rental listing is on Minute Man Hill at $16,500 per month. The average rental listing price is $5515/month and the […]

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Empty (Rental) Shelves

Empty (Rental) Shelves

We are heading toward Thanksgiving and many people think it’s much too early to think about rentals for 2012. But, it’s a great time to prepare to rent your home. We expect a fast rental market due to the empty shelves we are experiencing with quality rentals. The rental market remains active, in part, due […]

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Home Staging Process Demystified-Top 5 Questions Home Sellers Have

Home Staging Process Demystified-Top 5 Questions Home Sellers Have

Real Estate Home Staging is one of the most powerful marketing tools available to home sellers to sell their house or apartment faster and at the top dollar. Home Staging can make the difference in selling a property versus languishing for months on the market or not selling at all. One of the goals of […]

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What is a SHORT SALE?

What is a SHORT SALE?

We are frequently asked “What is a short sale”? Even if sellers don’t know this term, many understand that they owe more on their mortgage than they can sell their home for on the open market. In a short sale, the property is sold and the lender agrees to accept less than is owed on […]

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Like Ants At A Picnic

Like Ants At A Picnic

I was just catching up with one of my top agents on some of the dynamics of the Westport market. Every November and December the market becomes cyclical from an inventory standpoint. Much of the inventory that is available on the market has been “picked through” by buyers.  Three components are needed for a house […]

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Westport Connecticut Real Estate Peaks And Valleys

Westport Connecticut Real Estate Peaks And Valleys

In evaluating the history of Westport Connecticut real estate it shows some interesting peaks and valleys. We have a gut feel for trends in the market because as a real estate company are the entry point to sellers placing their homes on the market and buyers beginning their home search process. So our experience has been that […]

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Bridging The Real Estate Value Gap In Westport

Bridging The Real Estate Value Gap In Westport

Throughout my 29 years in the business, I have always found the real estate process fascinating, specifically how buyers and sellers react to changes in the market. Leverage between buyers and sellers is continually shifting. Since mid 2006, leverage has been moving toward buyers, resulting in noticeable pressure on pricing for sellers. For many years […]

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Let Us Save You Time Before and After Your Closing

Let Us Save You Time Before and After Your Closing

Prudential CT Realty is the only real estate company that offers to assist buyers and sellers with the ancillary services. Here are some of the processes or services that our HOMEefficient Division facilitates at no costs to our clients: BEFORE: We can help you find an Inspector, Mold, Radon, Lead and Asbestos Consulting/Service Company, Air Quality Testing, […]

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Buying, Selling Or Renting In Fairfield County Connecticut? Contact Us At (203)253-9222

FreshPickedRealEstate.com is known as "Fairfield County CT's Favorite Real Estate Blog". We feature market statistics, community events and interesting happenings in and around lower Fairfield County Connecticut, including Westport, Weston, Wilton, Norwalk, Fairfield and Easton. Look for real estate tips with a focus on "green living" in the area.
Contact me at MelissaBrownRiley@gmail.com or at (203)253-9222 for info on all real estate services, including buying, selling or renting in Fairfield County, Connecticut or in any other county or state through our national network. We also specialize in buying or selling "short sales" and foreclosures.

Search Like An Agent For A Home Or Rental

Do you think online marketing makes a difference in exposing your home to the market?

According to the National Association of Realtors, 91% of all buyers begin their search on the internet. As a seller, having a definitive online strategy creates a differentiation to maximize your exposure to the right target market. I offer 31 years of real estate experience with a strong technology twist and focus on utilizing Google to attract attention to your listing. Find out how we can create an advantage for you.

Investors from New York Searching In Fairfield County

Are you an investor from New York looking for well-valued properties in Fairfield County? We will pair you with an experienced agent who can assist you in your search. Melissa Riley (203)253-9222. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices-New England Properties

Luxury Rental Listings Are Needed

Fairfield County, including the towns of Westport, Weston, Fairfield, Easton, Wilton and Norwalk are highly desirable towns for rentals.
We are experiencing a lack of quality luxury rental listings in lower Fairfield County. We have tenants looking for rental properties that fit their needs.
We will assist you with establishing the rental value on your home and helping you through rental process. Proper representation is the core of our business and I we zero in on your needs no matter if you are landlord or tenant.

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