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“Best In Show” And Positioning Your Home For Sale

“Best In Show” And Positioning Your Home For Sale

I have been watching the “Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show” this week and I am reminded of the parallels in real estate, specifically in listing a home. Tons of planning and work goes into preparing to compete and stand out in front of the critical eye of the judges. The judges are clearly knowledgeable and […]

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We Are A Market Leader, For All The Right Reasons

We Are A Market Leader, For All The Right Reasons

I have been in real estate for close to 30 years, and another 15 years with the experience of being a daughter of a top-producing broker. Needless to say, I have seen so much in the industry and have had the absolute pleasure of working with clients. We are guided by the Code of Ethics […]

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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 Cinema Initiative Presents “Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey” On January 28th

Westport Cinema Initiative Presents “Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey” On January 28th

There are some really fun things going on in Westport Connecticut. I love supporting local organizations and this is one of them. Here is the latest press release from the Westport Cinema Initiative: Hot on the heels of the sold-out screening of Farmageddon, Westport Cinema Initiative (WCI) presents Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey on January […]

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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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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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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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“Gem Of The Week”-190 Hillspoint Road, Westport Connecticut

“Gem Of The Week”-190 Hillspoint Road, Westport Connecticut

Our “Gem Of the Week” is truly one of those homes that makes you slow down to look at every detail. It’s located in the beach area of Westport Connecticut, along the “Gold Coast”. It is stunning, luxury living and is captured best by Prudential CT Realty’s agent Sue Herrmann. As an investor and former […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Leftover Luxuries-“You don’t get to pick your family, but you do get to pick your sale!”

Leftover Luxuries-“You don’t get to pick your family, but you do get to pick your sale!”

You don’t get to pick your family, but you do get to pick your sale! Leftover Luxuries, Final weekend here in Westport. Open 10am to 6pm 305 Post Road East, near the Westport Playhouse If you want to shop local – then Leftover Luxuries is your sale. Leftover Luxuries is bridging the gap between auction […]

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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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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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