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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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New Construction Homes in Darien, Ct for the New Year 2013.


With the New Year comes opportunity for moving into a brand new constructed home in Darien, Connecticut. Some of these homes are move in ready and some are still in construction phase where you can choose your finishes.
The four I will highlight in this week’s newsletter are:

~ Kensett Home Community of 62 custom designed homes on 16 acres with walking trails, pool & club house. Prices range from $1.3 to $1.55 million with square feet running between 3,300 up to 4,480.

~ Noroton Green are 8 certified “green” homes with state of the art energy-efficient mechanicals and materials. These homes are approx. 3,000 sq. ft. with 3 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths starting at $1.295 million.

Custom Deluxe Homes.

~ 358 Hoyt Street a 3,500 square foot home on 0.80 acres, spray foam insulation, 3 zone HVAC system, large eat-in gourmet kitchen offered at $1,399,000.

~ 312 Noroton Avenue is a timeless custom Colonial design with all the high end bells and whistles is a 5745 sq. ft. home on 0.35 acres offered at $2,295,000.


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Darien, Ct Home Market Report, November 2012.

With year end in sight let’s take a look on how the single family home sales in Darien, Connecticut. Year to Date, Year over Year total dollar volume sales are up 9.5% with over all homes sold up 20.4%. Yet average sales prices are down 9% from an average of $1,682,391 in 2011 to $1,530,772 in 2012. Part of the reason for this decline is that the average home size is down 200 square feet from 2011 of 3,798 sq. to 2012 of 3,598 sq.ft.

Looking at an average square foot price of sold single family homes in Darien:

  • 2011 YTD was at $477.09
  • 2012 YTD is at $461.15

Another good sign for the Darien housing market is that the average days on the market for a listing is down 5.1% from 2011.


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Darien, Ct Broker’s Preview, October 12, 2012.

Broker’s preview of four Colonial homes new to the October market that are priced between one to two million. These homes all come with nice size yards that range from 0.3 to 0.58 acres and run from 2,370 sq. ft. up to 3,800 in Darien, Connecticut.

~ 4 bedroom, 2 ½ baths, 2,370 sq. ft. on 0.53 acres offered at $1,025,000.

~ 6 bedroom, 3 ½ baths, 3,732 sq. ft. on 0.47 acres offered at $1,250,000.

~ 4 bedrooms, 3/2 baths, 3,100 sq. ft. on 0.30 acres offered at $1,499,000 built in 2005.

~ 5 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, 3,800 sq. on 0.58 acres offered at $1,790,000 with pool.

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Darien, Ct 3rd Quarter 2012 Housing Sales Shows Increase Activity.

Increase activity in the Darien, Connecticut housing market is shown Year to Date (YTD) compared Year over Year (YOY) with more active listings, sales pending and 18.5% more homes sold than last year. On top of all than more good news is the average days on the market is down 8.6%.

The statistics show that the average Sales Price is down 12.3% from $1,690,929 in 2011 to $1,483,682 for year to date 2012. But that is not all bad news once we take a look at what is behind these average sale price numbers.

The average size home YTD  in 2011 was 3,442 square feet with an average square foot sales price of $479.25

The average size home YTD in 2012 was 3,168 square feet with an average square foot sales price of $460.44.
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Home Sales UP and Prices Down, First Half of 2012 in Darien, Ct.

July 24, 2012

With mortgage rates yet again hitting new lows the real estate market in Darien, Connecticut is busier than last year when comparing the statistical numbers Year to Date and Year over Year.

Home sales up 12.7% in Darien, Ct and as well these homes are selling faster than last year with an average number of days on the market 124, down 14.5% compared to last year.

The average sales price for these Darien homes are at $1,466,156 which is down 14.8% from last year. But if we dig a little deeper we see the average square feet of the homes have dropped 10.2% from 3,485 SqFt in 2011 to 3,131 SqFt in 2012 YTD June*.

As of today on the Darien MLS there are 142 single family homes for sale and year to date 164 sold homes, which means in the past 24 days there have been 31 closings with another 56 homes under deposit and accepted offers.




*Listing and sales information comes from various sources and may not always be accurate. No representation or warranty is made as to the accuracy of this information. You should verify any information that is important to your buying decision. Data Source: DARMLS

David Popoff is a Connecticut license real estate agent in lower Fairfield County. He has lived and worked in the area for over 30 years and now reside in Darien since 2004.

  • Member of the Multiple Listing Service, MLS.Member of the Connecticut      Association of Realtors, CAR.
    • Darien
    •  Greenwich
    •  Greater Fairfield County
  • Member of the National Association of Realtors, NAR.
  • Green Affiliations.Contact David Popoff for all your real estate needs in Darien, Greenwich, New Canaan, Rowayton      and the rest of lower Fairfield County.
    • Realtor GREEN designation by the National Association of Realtors.
    • David Popoff is an accredited LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) Homes and USGBC member of the Connecticut chapter (CTGBC).  
    • Associate member and an accredited Certified Green Professional (CGP) of National Association of  Home Builders (NAHB) and the local chapter HBRA-Fairfield County, Ct. .



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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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