Monthly Archives: May 2012

Preview Broker’s Open House, Darien, Ct. May 25, 2012.

 On the Darien MLS there are 10 new listing this week along with a total of 170 single family homes for sale. On this week’s Broker’s favorite open house tour 2 are new listings and 2 have been on for a couple of weeks.

~ 2325 sq. ft home, 0.54 acres on a dead end street walk to town and train. Listed at $1,325,000.

~ Move in ready, beautifully renovated Nantucket shingle styled home 4112 sq. ft. on 0.54 acres. Listed at $1,670,000.

~ 3483 sq ft 1951 home on 1.06 park like acres, perfect for a renovation to suit your style, on a dead end street. Listed at $1,595,000.

~ Redone to the max in 2005 stunning French Normandy Tudor in a private sought after neighborhood 4221 sq. ft. on 0.88 acres with pool. Listed at $2,649,000.

To view pictures and information of the properties click here.

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Darien, Ct. Real Estate Market Update May 16 – 22, 2012.

May 24, 2012.          

The Darien Real Estate market has been busy with 15 new single family listings this week on the Darien MLS. As well for the week there have been 16 accepted offers and 6 Deposits along with 11 closings between $624,000 up to $2,410,000. Year to date there has been 72 single family homes closed recorded on the Darien MLS.

Currently on the Darien MLS there are 172 single family homes listed for sale starting off with a 1200 square foot cottage for $399,000 up to $26,000,000 for an 8500 square foot water front home on 5.25 acres.

CLICK TO VIEW PROPERTY DETAILS AND PRICING.

David Popoff is a licensed real estate agent with William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty in Darien, Ct.

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Modern Home Tour Darien & New Canaan, Connecticut.

 Sunday May 20th, 2012 turned out to a perfect sunny day for the William Pitt Sotheby’s Third Annual Modern House tour of mid-century moderns. There were 8 homes on tour some for sale (see below) and some just open to the public for the day. The homes were designed by well known architects such as the famous New Canaan “Harvard Five” and Frank Lloyd Wright’s top apprentice John Howe. Five of the homes were in New Canaan, one in each of Darien, Wilton and Weston.

In general the homes represented certain modern architectural principles such as: Continue reading

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Broker’s Open House Preview May 17, 2012 ~ Darien, Ct.


Yesterday’s Broker’s Open House in Darien, Connecticut there were 27 homes to preview. The prices ran from $6,800 waterfront rental on Nash Island up to $7,759,000 for a double lot waterfront piece on Brush Island.

Today we are going to concentrate on four properties in the low to mid-range for Darien market.

~ The first home is a two family home with 1,432 sq. ft. on 0.27 acres.

~ Move in ready 3,250 sq. ft. home on 0.40 acres.

~ Extra-large lot of 1.62 acres with pond view and 5,735 sq. ft.

~ New high end construction 5,200 sq. ft. on 0.50 acres.

TO VIEW MORE ON THESE FOUR PROPERTIES CLICK HERE.

 

David Popoff is a licensed Connecticut real estate agent in lower Fairfield County, affiliated with William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Group.

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FREE Handbook about Darien, Connecticut.

The  FREE on line guide to Darien, Connecticut by the Darien Board of Realtors, Inc includes pictures, information and links about Darien, Ct. The online book includes:-

DARIEN AT A GLANCE ~ providing a brief history, demographics and description of Darien, Ct.

EDUCATION ~ Description of local public schools, nursery schools and after school playrooms.

BEACHES & PARKS ~ 205 acres within Darien make up the 12 park facilities that include woodlands, playing fields, playgrounds, ponds and beaches. Continue reading

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Lower Home Prices & Mortgage Rates = Opportunity in Fairfield County, Ct.

May 11th, 2012.

With rental rates rising nationwide owning a home seems more affordable now especially with mortgage rates yet again hitting a record low. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate on 30-year loans ticked down to 3.83%. That’s the lowest since long-term mortgages began in the 1950s. And it’s below the previous record rate of 3.84% reached last week (USA Today)

 In lower Fairfield County, Connecticut the year to date data is mixed with unit sales and median sales price are flat or down compared to the same time last year as but with more new listings on the market compared to last year. Click on town name to view full report.

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