Month: August 2010

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Fifth Stop

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Fifth Stop The fifth stop on our trip through Connecticut’s wine country saw us spending the 4th of July at Litchfield’s Haight-Brown Vineyard. Founded thirty-five years ago, Haight-Brown is Connecticut’s oldest vineyard and was the first to plant Chardonnay and Riesling varietals on the slopes of the Litchfield Hills. Those first …

Meriden Market Update July 2010

Meriden Market Update for July 2010 Here’s the way the housing market is shaping up in Meriden as of July 31, 2010: There are currently 264 single family homes for sale in Meriden (down slightly from last month): Low list price: $34,900 High list price: $699,000 Average list price: $203,921 Median list price: $192,400 Average …

Wallingford Market Update July 2010

Wallingford Market Update for July 2010 Here’s the way the housing market is shaping up in Wallingford as of July 31, 2010: There are currently 199 single family homes for sale in Wallingford (down slightly from last month): Low list price: $45,000 High list price: $895,000 Average list price: $322,509 Median list price: $294,900 Average …

Fieldstone Farm Community Open House August 29, 2010

Harriman Real Estate, LLC announces a community open house to be held in Fieldstone Farm on Sunday, August 29th, 2010 from 12 noon to 3 PM, where you will be able to preview several of the homes currently for sale within this beautiful neighborhood. Here are the homes that will be held open: 6 Broadmeadow …

Mortgage Rate Update 8/20/2010

The economic environment for mortgage rates was little changed this week. Weaker than expected economic data and continued low inflation supported low rates, and investor demand for bonds remained high. As a result, mortgage rates again ended the week a little lower. As the economic recovery has lost steam recently, investors are closely watching for …

Just Listed: 219 So. Broad St. #S207, Meriden CT $93,000

Are you ready to move in? This remodeled townhouse is ready for you! Updates include flooring, kitchen counters, some appliances, and it’s freshly painted. There’s also newer windows and water heater, a second floor laundry area, and an assigned carport and storage area. A nice deck off the living room and master bedroom complete this …

A Day at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

A Day at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo We just started a new Facebook page, 365 Things To Do in Connecticut, and one of the first things we included was Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport. It’s no coincidence then that we took our granddaughter, Ilissa, visiting from Germany, to see the animals last weekend. Owned by the Connecticut …

August 2010 Housing Trends Newsletter

AUGUST 2010 Housing Trends Newsletter Welcome to the most current Housing Trends Newsletter. This Newsletter is specially designed for you, with national and local housing information that you may find useful whether you’re in the market for a home, thinking about selling your home, or just interested in homeowner issues in general. The Housing Trends …

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Fourth Stop

The Connecticut Wine Trail: Fourth Stop The fourth stop on our journey through Connecticut wine country took us to the southern Connecticut coast and the gently sloping fields of Chamard Vineyards in Clinton. Established in 1983 by the CEO of Tiffany & Company, William R. Chaney, Chamard Vineyards has been voted “Best Wine” by Connecticut …

Make Your Home More “Sellable”

Make Your Home More “Sellable” In case you’ve been living in a cave or doing missionary work in the Amazon for the past few years, you know that the housing market has generally gotten bad. Some would even say brutal. Short sales and foreclosures have become more common, homes have lost value and in many …