hst real estate

Conscious Uncoupling with Zillow

 

I had a call from my sales rep at Zillow.  She said was checking in to see how I was doing.  Actually, I think she called because she was notified that I increased my “spend” on Zillow in order to capture 109% of my market—who knew there was such a thing?  This special percentage must be reserved for the Premier-est of the Premier or the [...]

Free Fallin: Sale price crumbles for Ashford CT home under weight of faulty concrete

This post is not supported by knowledge of an engineering report confirming the existence of a failing foundation nor a disclosure in the MLS stating such, but by a visual inspection of the property, precipitous price drops, foreclosure, and a reduction of almost $50,000 in assessed value by the town.  This contemporary cape is a 3 bedroom, [...]

Mansfield Connecticut: What's Not to Love

 

Miles of biking & hiking trails

Arts & Culture

Natural Beauty

Sustainability

Fellowship

Informed Citizenry

Educational Excellence

Local Agriculture

Downtown Storrs

 

I have attended meetings of the Leadership in Residence group which was started by Rebecca Shafer of Mansfield Neighborhood Preservation.  The stated goal of this group/committee is to increase the percentage of UConn faculty, staff and [...]

Sellers: Do You Hear What I Hear? Buyers Scheduling Showings

Sellers: Do You Hear What I Hear?  Buyers Scheduling Showings!  ?Shortly after Thanksgiving many homeowners currently listed for sale in the Mansfield Storrs area, will contemplate taking their property off the market for the holiday season.  Others may be hesitant about putting their homes up for sale during the winter months. Their reasons are many and varied:

The Bright Side of Selling Your Home in the Summer

Buyers Prefer to Buy in the Summer

Kids are out of school and families are relocating.  New semesters and many academic jobs start in the fall and everyone would like to be settled by then.  There are more buyers hunting with more availability to look at homes on weekdays and weeknights with the whole family in tow.  Your friends and [...]