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Are You Interested OR Committed To Selling Your House?

Are You Interested OR Committed To Selling Your House?

Are you interested or committed to selling your house? … How this can impact your house sale I am sure you have heard this before – what is the difference between being interested and being committed? It has been said that “when you are interested, you do whatever is most convenient. When you are committed, […]

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John Koizim Joins The Westport Regional Office Of Prudential Connecticut Realty

John Koizim Joins The Westport Regional Office Of Prudential Connecticut Realty

We are pleased to announce the affiliation of John Koizim to our Prudential CT Realty office in Westport Connecticut. John is a lifelong resident of Fairfield County including Westport and Norwalk. He is licensed as a real estate broker and has owned small businesses, including a store in the heart of Greenfield Hill, Fairfield Connecticut. John joins us from another large […]

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Be My Guest (Blogger)!

Be My Guest (Blogger)!

Be My Guest Blogger! Are you a small, local real estate-related or home-related business owner that would benefit from being featured on WestportPost.com? Contact me with your company information and any interesting background on your business. (I will also include your website link or website presence.) Your company will benefit from my Google ranking for […]

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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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Buying Versus Renting

Buying Versus Renting

With pressure on pricing in Fairfield County, Connecticut, the question of buying versus renting needs to be asked. Jeff Jensen, our Mortgage Officer from Connecticut Home Mortgage covers some compelling reasons to own: Every once in a while it is wise to briefly re-visit the age old question, “Is it better to rent or to […]

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Weston Connecticut Real Estate Market Update (Units Sold)

Weston Connecticut Real Estate Market Update (Units Sold)

Even though this blog is dedicated to Westport, I would be remiss by not including some of the market dynamic in the neighboring town of Weston. Weston has an entirely different feel to it from a population size and zoning requirements. It’s a sweet and comfortable small town which has a very tight-knit community as represented […]

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Can’t Get Enough Fairfield County Connecticut Housing Data?

Can’t Get Enough Fairfield County Connecticut Housing Data?

Find out what has listed and sold in the Fairfield County real estate market or neighborhood of your choice. Your monthly, customizable “Market Snapshot” gives details on listing and sold housing trends. Whether you are selling your home or searching for a home, get inside access to the latest activity in your neighborhood on easy-to-understand graphics from real time […]

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Why Are Rates So Low?

Why Are Rates So Low?

Jeff Jensen is our local Connecticut Home Mortgage Officer who has years of experience in evaluating the mortgage markets. This is an interesting guest post from him: It seems one cannot go anywhere today without hearing how mortgage interest rates are at their all-time lows.  “What controls interest rates?”, one might ask.  Some might answer […]

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Get a CLUE (Report)

Get a CLUE (Report)

Given the latest events in the Northeast, including an earthquake and hurricane Irene, it would be timely to include a guest blogger in the insurance field. Robert Reade captures an important topic known as CLUE Reports (Comprehensive Loss Underwriting Exchange). These are similar to credit scores but for homes. We are encouraging all of our […]

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The Five Factors Of Credit Scoring And Tips For Keeping Your Credit Score High

The Five Factors Of Credit Scoring And Tips For Keeping Your Credit Score High

We have the benefit of having one of the most effective and responsive mortgage officers in our local Westport Prudential CT Realty office. Jeff Jensen guides us every day through the maze of mortgages and all of the challenges that seem to crop up. Jeff is this month’s guest blogger with important information on your […]

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Average Listing Prices in Weston, Connecticut

Weston Connecticut has experienced an interesting change in average prices. Weston residents love the beauty and tranquility of Weston. The trade off is that Weston is a little more removed from convenient amenities including shopping and major roads such as I-95 and the Merritt Parkway. It’s a smaller community than Westport and tends to be […]

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2010 Snapshot Of The Westport, Connecticut Real Estate Market

2010 Snapshot Of The Westport, Connecticut Real Estate Market

Here is a quick snapshot of the real estate statistics for Westport, CT for the full year of 2010: Units sold were up 38% from 2009, while the average “days on market” was down to a more reasonable 103 days from its peak of 128 last year.  The average list of $1,554,035 was up slightly (<1%) from 2009, […]

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Westport CT, Real Estate Market Overview

Quarterly reports show that Westport is tracking about 136 solds for the 3rd qtr, which is the most 3rd quarter activity since 2005.  The average DOM is down to 85, which is the lowest its been in any quarter since the 3rd quarter of 2005.  The yearly Average List, Average Sale and Median List prices are […]

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Median Sales Price and % Change By Quarter from 2001-2009 in Westport, Connecticut

            Year 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr Year Med             2009 $1,275,000 $930,000 $1,300,000 $1,199,000 $1,199,000 2008 $1,339,000 $1,295,000 $1,500,000 $1,179,000 $1,350,000 2007 $1,255,000 $1,550,000 $1,430,000 $1,365,000 $1,400,000 2006 $1,260,000 $1,323,000 $1,307,500 $1,173,750 $1,289,000 2005 $1,150,000 $1,219,000 $1,312,500 $1,231,000 $1,247,500 2004 $857,500 […]

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Median List Price and % Change By Quarter 2001-2009 in Westport, Connecticut

            Year 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr Year Med             2009 $1,549,450 $989,000 $1,399,000 $1,249,000 $1,275,000 2008 $1,387,000 $1,312,000 $1,599,000 $1,219,000 $1,395,000 2007 $1,299,000 $1,584,500 $1,450,000 $1,400,000 $1,450,000 2006 $1,315,000 $1,370,000 $1,349,500 $1,259,500 $1,350,000 2005 $1,165,000 $1,219,000 $1,348,250 $1,299,000 $1,295,000 2004 $899,000 […]

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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.

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Investors from New York Searching In Fairfield County

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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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