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Is The “Days On Market” Number Important To Buyers And Sellers?

Is The “Days On Market” Number Important To Buyers And Sellers?

For my 29 years in real estate, the “days on market” stats on listings has always been tracked. It’s always a discussion between buyers and their agents and  it’s used in price opinions as a measurement tool. Typically, buyers ask “how long has it been on the market?” When a property is listed for longer […]

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Timely Price Reductions And Standing Out From the Crowd-Part 2

Our Spring market is definitely in full swing. Buyers seem enthusiastic about open houses and are actively watching for reductions on properties. Sellers, for the most part, understand that the leverage is still with buyers and that pricing should be aggressive. In a few weeks, our Spring market will come to an end and we […]

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Picked Through Rentals?

Summer rentals in Westport definitely had an earlier than usual start to the year. Typically, the summer rental market begins showing signs of movement in February. This year, possibly because of the weather, we saw summer tenants out looking in January. As a result, much of our rental inventory is moving at a rapid pace […]

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Start To Save With This Energy Star Home Energy Assessment

Start To Save With This Energy Star Home Energy Assessment

Every now and then I stumble across a great tool on the internet that helps homeowners save money. I love this Energy Star assessment which compares your energy use to other homeowners around the country. It will also give you recommendations to improve your energy usage. Tweet

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Location, Location…Condition?

Location, Location…Condition?

You have heard the old real estate adage: The most important thing in real estate is Location, Location, Location. But, is that still the case for buyers? We are seeing an interesting trend in the market with a priority of finding the perfect home in great condition, with a second consideration of location. Buyers are […]

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Is Your Home “Buzzworthy”?

Is Your Home “Buzzworthy”?

Definition- Buzz: “Excited interest or attention” Does your listing have “buzz” within the real estate community? It has always been interesting to see what homes get the “buzz” and which do not. Here are the common threads that I have seen over many years of those that do: Well-priced or aggressively priced against competing properties […]

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Rental Market In Westport Connecticut Is Moving

Rental Market In Westport Connecticut Is Moving

The rental market is off to a fast start for Spring and Summer! Now is the time to list your home for rent! Our tenants have been active in February searching for yearly, beach and seasonal rentals. Inquire about our current inventory and what listings we may have coming on the market. Our Westport Rental […]

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Westport CT Real Estate Listing Averages

Westport CT Real Estate Listing Averages

Here are some quick statistics on the state of real estate listings in Westport Connecticut according to our local MLS (Consolidated MLS). There are currently 298 active listings, with an average listing price of $2,229,367 with a low of $399,900 on George Street and a high of $24,950,000 on Beachside Avenue. The average marketing time is […]

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Sellers Fairing Well In Lower Price Ranges in Westport Connecticut

A price distribution report for Westport Connecticut shows us how quickly our inventory is being absorbed into the market (through sales). Despite popular belief, some price ranges are either geared toward sellers or are balanced between buyers and sellers. Lower price points have been more well-balanced in the past year. However, $700,000-$749,900 is oddly at 2 years of supply. This […]

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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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