Buying a Home

The World is Flat in Eastern Connecticut Real Estate

The World is Flat in Eastern Connecticut

Our MLS put out a new tool for market statistics.  This tool has the ability to show median prices, days on the market, list to sales price and other metrics.  In the interest of keeping it simple I thought I would compare some towns that are often connected or share borders and/or services.  For [...]

Concrete Aggregate: The Latest in Crumbling Basement News

This is a Cliff Notes version of concrete news.  I encourage everyone to read up on this subject as it will eventually affect all homeowners in at least central and eastern CT and MA.  The best sources are [...]

The Hateful Eight-The Sequel. 8 More Things That Will Prevent You From Getting Top Dollar For Your Home

Wallpaper:  Wallpaper & borders, old and new, even if it is tolerable and to the buyer’s taste (not likely) it is usually very difficult to remove and painting over it is not really a good option.  It could require a steamer, a scraper, and a sander and sometimes the sheet rock comes with it.  Hiring it out could be a costly expense that the [...]

How to Choose the Best Real Estate Agent in the Mansfield Storrs UConn CT Area? Read the Reviews!

I started my morning with this email:

As real estate is about location, location, location...In our experience, so too is the Realtor. Jeanne helped and orchestrated the removal of wretched tenants and then the sale of our home in under 24 hours. By far the best money we spent in selling our home of over 20

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The Hateful Eight- 8 Things Homebuyers Will Hate About Your House

I ran across an article recently titled “15 things home buyers will HATE about your house.  .  At first glance, I wondered if I would agree with the assessment and if I could based on my personal experience, add a few of my own.  I also polled the agents at Home Selling Team, the local experts, who have vast knowledge and a varied [...]

Spring Housing Market-Where Art Thou?

Housing inventory in Mansfield is low.  Is it the gloomy skies?  The constant  rain during one of the wettest Aprils on record?   Is it trepidation about crumbling basements?  Is it the volatility of interest rates?  If you read what is reported about Connecticut’s declining census, you have to wonder why inventory isn’t booming.  Are these [...]

How Do You Reduce Anxiety?  Clean Your House! 

A full 70% of Americans say tidying their home offers them a feeling of accomplishment, 61% say it makes them feel "de-stressed," 54% say they experience "relaxation,” 47% say they feel more “productive” and 31% say they feel more “confident”.  According to a survey of 2,000 adults released [...]

Do You Know Your HSTs? Helpful Seller Tips

Now is the time to market your Mansfield Storrs area home for sale in the spring and summer months ahead.  You probably want to get where you are going by Fall.  If you follow the professional guidance provided by your agent you should be able to avoid a protracted marketing period, unsatisfactory negotiations and move through your [...]

68 Tinkerville Road Willington CT Just Listed for Sale by HST

Home Selling Team just listed 68 Tinkerville Road in Willington, CT for $550,000.   MLS# 170183476.

 

This contemporary style home is showplace featuring 4,000 square feet, 4 bedrooms and baths, on 6.8 acres abutting the Fenton Ruby Park in Willington, CT. 

This home has been meticulously maintained and features many stunning architectural details including coffered and vaulted ceilings and is just 8.5 miles from UConn.  [...]

Want a Price? Get a HSTIMATE: Local Data and Experience is Our Algorithm

Want a Price? Get a HSTIMATE: Local data and experience is our algorithm

Our HSTIMATES have been a great source of feedback and recommendations for sellers who are serious about selling for the most amount of money possible in the least amount of time.  If you are serious about selling and want the opinion of more than just one Realtor I suggest you request a HSTIMATE.  You reap the benefit of our collective experience which will net you more in the sale of your home.  You don’t pay more for experience, you get more.  Check out our tips on choosing the best agent to represent you in any real estate transaction.