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Selling Green Homes in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Green Home construction accounted for $36 Billion in 2013 according to a recent market research by McGraw-Hill Construction . The report shows that green home construction is expected to more than double to $83 – $105 Billion in 2016.

Connecticut Builders and Contractors should affiliate themselves with trained Realtor in the field of energy efficiency and sustainable practices to help sell their Green Homes in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

DMK Real Estate & Property Management has over 25 years’ experience in residential construction and is a National Association Realtor GREEN designee specializing in selling green homes and a sustainable lifestyle.

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Home Sale Price UP 7.63% for Darien, Ct.

Year-To-Date the average sold home price compared to same time last year is UP $113,315 in Darien, Connecticut.

Year To Date for the end of September, 230 homes have sold in Darien at an average price of $1,597,992.

To view current homes for sale or rent in Darien and other Connecticut municipalities click here.

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Darien Real Estate Market Seeing Steady Price Increase ~ 2013.

Darien Real Estate Market Seeing Steady Price Increase ~ 2013.

July 23, 2013.

The real estate market in Darien, Connecticut has seen a steady rise in prices so far this year with the Average Sold Price Year to Date up 7.9% compared to same time last year. Homes sold year to date   compared to last year are down 11.94% but along with that new listing supply is down 12.07% for the same time period. Yet currently reported on the Darien MLS there are an additional 64 homes under deposit and/or with accepted offers in the pipeline. Continue reading

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Forbes Magazine Names Darien, Ct. in Top 25 List Best Place for High-end Retirement.

This month’s Forbes magazine has put together a list of the best places to retire in the United States if you are looking for a high-end retirement lifestyle. In the New England states only two made the list with Darien, Connecticut being one of them.  Darien is about an hour train ride from NYC on the Long Island Sound “Gold Coast” of Connecticut and boasts nine private clubs for yachting, swimming, tennis and golf.

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‘Green’ Energy Efficient Homes for Sale in Darien, Ct.

May 10,2013.

The spring market in Darien, Ct has been active with prices ranging from $375,000 up to $15,900,000. Currently there are about 130 single family homes for sale on the Darien MLS and today we will be previewing three of them that are ‘green’ energy efficient homes.

The first home is a certified LEED Platinum home that was originally a 1925 home but was totally renovated and remodeled in 2011. The home scored a HERS rating of 37 which makes it approximately 63% more efficient than a new built home. The home won the Connecticut Green Building Council’s (CTGBC) 2012 ‘Residential Green Building Award’. Continue reading

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Action In The Darien, Ct Real Estate Market ~ Spring 2013.

Action In The Darien, Ct Real Estate Market ~ Spring 2013.

April 3rd, 2013.

First Quarter of 2013 the real estate market of single family homes in Darien, Connecticut has held its own compared to same time last year with sales and prices slightly down but with average square foot prices slightly up.

The big news is that currently on the Darien MLS there are 71 homes under deposit and/or with accepted offers and another 122 homes listed for sale. The single family homes for sale range price from $375,000 for a 3 bedroom 936 square foot home up to $15.9 million waterfront estate on 3.16 acres with a 12,000 square foot custom built Hobbs home. Continue reading

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Fairfield County, Ct. has Highest Density of High Income Households.

The U.S. Census Bureau just released its report ‘The Geographic Concentration of High-Income Households: 2007-2011’ with the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut region having the highest concentration. The census report finds that 17.9% of households in the area have incomes in the top five percent nationwide which is above $191,469 per year.

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California came in second with 15.9%

Washington-Arlington-Alexandra, DC-VA-MD-WV came in third with 14.1%.

On a state-by-state basis, Connecticut has the third highest concentration of the ultra-wealthy at 9.5 percent, behind Washington, D.C. at 11.4 percent and New Jersey at 9.8 percent. Continue reading

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