Monthly Archives: November 2011

8,000 + Green Energy Efficient Homes in Connecticut.

 November 30, 2011.

Connecticut has over 8,000 homes green energy efficient homes already built and more to come.

The 2011 “House of the Year” awarded by the Builders Association of Eastern Connecticut shows that these energy efficient homes do not have to be expensive with a price tag of $220,000 and at 1600 square feet of ultra-green.

 A new residential development consisting of eight smart-sized ‘green’ sustainable custom single family homes is under way in Darien with the first one priced at $1,395,000. This unit is a 3 bedroom, 3 ½ bathrooms, and two car garage unit with approximately 2,800 square feet Continue reading

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Market Report Condominiums For Sale New Canaan, Connecticut.

New Canaan, Connecticut has a population of 19,738 according to the 2010 census and was ranked first by CNN Money in the nation with the highest median family income. The town has a total of 22.5 square miles with easy access to Merritt Parkway, minutes from I-95 and the Metro-North railroad via the New Canaan branch line.

Currently there are 38 condominium units for sale in New Canaan, Connecticut which range from one to four bedrooms and asking price from $250,000 up to the high end units of $1,895,000. The average days on the market for these units are 209 with the average price of $787,582 *. Continue reading

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Condominiums For Sale Greenwich, Connecticut.

Currently there are 131 condominium units for sale in Greenwich, Connecticut which range from one to five bedrooms and asking price from $298,000 up to the high end units of $5,895,000 along with one 30 foot boat slip condo for $69,000. Some of the features in these high end condominiums in Greenwich are:

  • Home Theaters
  • Elevators
  • Garage Parking

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Condos For Sale Darien, Connecticut.

There are currently 10 condominium units for sale in Darien, Connecticut that are one to two bedrooms and asking price from $429,000 up to $779,000. The majority of condominiums in Darien are located walking distance to town, shopping and Metro-North for an easy 55 minute commute to NYC.

Year to Date for Darien three condos have sold:

  • 1 bedroom for $432,500 in the Middlesex Common Complex.
  • 2 bedrooms for $550,000 in the Pine Brook Complex.
  • 3 bedrooms for $677,000 in the Villager Pond Complex.

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Green Homes in Darien, Ct.

Noroton Green is a new single family residential development in Darien, Connecticut.

The ‘green’ community consists of eight smart-sized custom single family homes that were designed by LaVigna Associates and being built by the developer Hertz Construction. This will be the first development in Darien to be Green Certified using the National Association of Home Builders Green Standards.

Some of the sustainable features of the project are:

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Mortgage Rates Hit 2nd Lowest Reading On Record.

November 4th, 2011.

This week 30 year mortgage rates fixed at 4 percent marks the second lowest reading since it hit a record low of 3.94 percent on October 6, 2011, the lowest in history by the Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS).

Frank Nothaft, chief economist at Freddie Mac says “Market concerns over the European debt market drew investors to U.S. Treasury securities, lowering bond yields and mortgage rates,” .

Mortgage rates breakdown for the week:

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