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Barbara Altieri, CT REALTOR®, serving Fairfield County and surrounding areas.
  Stratford CT Single family home sales in December 2014  were down 16% as compared to December 2013 sales. Sales fizzled as compared to last month. See annual chart below. Listing and closed price averages were down  3% and 1% respectively.   The median for the month was off 16%.   The absorptio...
  Monroe CT real estate sales and averages ended 2014 on a high note! Real estate sales for December 2014 INCREASED 27% as compared to December 2013 closed sales.    Average list and sales prices INCREASED 26% and 23% respectively.   The median home price INCREASED 29%.    Additionally, sales wer...
 A few weeks ago while food shopping for a party I pulled my cart over in the soda aisle to check out my shopping list. As I was doing so, someone said “Hi Mrs. Altieri!"  I looked up and it was a one of the boys who was in my son’s high school car pool who I had not seen or talked to in over two...
Trumbull CT home sales for December 2014 showed a 7% decrease in sales from the same period last year, but showed a significant 55% INCREASE from last month.  (See annual chart below)   Average listing and selling prices both went UP 2%.   The median home price declined 4%. Days on the market wen...
  Shelton CT single family home sales ended UP in a good place overall for December 2014.  Sales were UP 16% over the same period last year.  Listing and closed sales averages were  UP 21% and 22% respectively and the median was UP 38%.  Days on the market were up 25%.  The supply of homes went ...
 Did The Owners Get A Permit for That?     It was the right question I asked the listing agent on behalf of my buyer.   The answer?  The wrong one. No permits pulled to enclose a screened in porch and extend a deck.   The result, in this case, was not a good one for the seller. The town building ...
  It's the question that every buyer asks and MUST know --   What are the taxes on this property?    It's a financially important question.  A buyer's housing purchase budget and approval may only allow for $400 per month in property taxes. If the house taxes are more, the home becomes unafforda...
The cars line up each night, tune their car radios in to FM 97.3 and sit back and watch in awe as the lights on the house on MacDonald Road synchronize and pulsate with popular holiday tunes.   As I drove up the other night about 11 p.m.  I had to pull up behind about 10 other cars and just utte...
  Stratford CT Single family home sales in November 2014  were UP 8% as compared to November 2013 sales.  Both listing and closed price averages INCREASED 12% and 13% respectively.   The median for the month was UP 14%.   The absorption rate for the month was balanced statistically at 6.00 months...
        HO HO HO  Visit Santa Claus This Weekend at Jones Farm Shelton CT   Spend time and take photos with Santa at Jones Family Farm in Shelton CT on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. December 20 and 21.   Visitors are asked to bring a nonperishable food item when visiting Santa which w...

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