Month: April 2009

New Listing: 32 Broadmeadow Rd., Wallingford, CT

Spectacular condo overlooking open space!  Home features a beautiful gourmet kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, tray ceilings, first floor master bedroom suite, family room with 11 foot ceilings, finished lower level currently used as home theater, bar & game room. Contingency. Call Pat at 203-672-4499 for more details or wayne …

Mortgage Rate Update 4/24/09

Mortgages rates started the day higher, but are beginning to recover. The strength of equities has started to sell off on details of the bank stress tests. This sell-off is starting to drive some investors back to the safety of bonds, which is recovering the MBS market back to a mortgage rates neutral level for …

New Listing: 4 Harnish Lane, Wallingford CT

UPDATE 4/1/10: This home is SOLD!! Home Sweet Home! This home has plenty of character and charm.  Front-to-back living room, formal dining room, large eat-in kitchen, beautiful sunroom, 2 fireplaces, master bedroom suite, additional 460sf in finished lower level features family room with fireplace and office, 3 car garage, plus a deck overlooking the in-ground …

New Listing: 25R Cheyenne Trail, Durham CT

Stunning home in rural setting with 5+ acres. This home has many upgrades including granite counters, crown molding, vaulted ceilings, first floor MBR Suite, optional bonus room, walk-out basement, wired for indoor/outdoor surround sound. Still time to make your selections! [HTML1]

Connecticut Homeowners Going Green and Away from Asbestos

Connecticut Homeowners Going Green and Away from Asbestos In the Connecticut real estate industry, many additional responsibilities may arise for those purchasing homes.  While an exciting and rewarding time, additional repairs or renovations may be needed upon purchase. As one of the small states in the country, it is ironic that Connecticut is one of …

New Listing: 25 Hickory Court, Wallingford, CT

THIS HOME HAS BEEN LEASED. Stand alone home in desirable Olde Oak Village. This home has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, and over 1700 sf. Living room has a fireplace and hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen boasts Corian counters and tile floors. Family room in lower level with built-in bookcases. Deck offers seasonal views.

Mortgage Rate Update 4/10/09

Mortgage rates moved up slightly for the week nationally (but stayed at last week’s rates here), and remain under 5%. The short holiday trading week and little economic reporting supported mortgage rates holding flat through most of the week. Mortgage rates still remain below 5%–a historically low level. This stability has increased housing demand and …

Does Your Uncle Understand The Subtleties of Home Inspection?

This is the first in what will be a series of posts by experts in various fields related to real estate, such as home inspection, mortgages, and home improvement. This inaugural post is by Jim Quarello, founder of JRV Home Inspection Services in Wallingford, CT. Find out more about Jim and what he can offer …

Meriden Market Update March 2009

The Meriden housing market continues on a mediocre pace. Single family home sales were down 25% from February, but pending sales were up. Total listings were down, while average days on market increased as older inventory was sold, but average selling price decreased slightly. Condo sales, on the other hand, have been increasing over the …

Wallingford Market Update March 2009

The Wallingford housing market showed some definite signs of waking up in March. There were a few more listings to sell than last month, but the homes that sold were older inventory. Sales increased by 25% over February and the average sales price was up by only 8 percent. The best news is that there …