Fairfield, CT – Jun-Aug 2014

What’s happening in the market… Currently in September there are 464 Single Family (SF) homes listed on the MLS in Fairfield, CT.  During the period of June 1-August 31, 2014, 240 SF homes sold in Fairfield. A breakdown of price points show the most sales were in the $300,000-$700,000 price range with a total of 137 homes sold. 41 sold in the $701,000-$900,000 range 26 sold in the $901,000-$1,100,000 range 14 sold in the $1,101,000-$1,500,000 range 10 sold in the $1,501,000-$2,000,000…

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Decorating Mistakes…

…that may decrease your home value We all want to pick out paint and decor that fits our style when updating or remodeling our home, but beware of going with the latest trend.  Sticking with neutral colors on your walls and floors will appeal to a greater number of people down the road when you’re ready to sell.  Obviously paint colors can be redone in a weekend, but floor choices cannot.  Use furniture, accessories and artwork to bring punches of color…

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Addicted to Books

Building your home library I’m a book lover and a book buyer and sometimes these two make for a crazy marriage. I literally have hundreds and hundreds of books in my home, collected over the years. We have a small library downstairs, a very cozy room with a back wall of floor-to-ceiling bookshelves. It doesn’t even begin to house the number of volumes we own. From a real estate perspective, walking into a home with a library is always a…

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It’s Time to Declutter…

The Spring market is upon us and many people are trying to get their homes in better shape before listing them for sale.  ‘Declutter‘ is definitely the magic word here and should come as no surprise.  Most of us have too much stuff and somehow it seems to multiply year after year.  Unless we continuously go through our homes and get rid of things, we are left with the monumental task of going through it all when we decide to…

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