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.
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.
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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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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
The 2013 Cost vs. Value report by Remodeling Magazine is out and it shows a positive sign for the remodeling industry with the national average of cost-value ratio rising for the first time in six years.
The report is broken up into nine regions of the United State with the Connecticut and New England Region showing an uptick in value of all projects compared to last year’s report. For Connecticut the report is broken further down to New Haven and Hartford with a downloadable pdf.
The national data of the Cost vs. Value report compares the average cost of 35 popular remodeling projects with the value of those projects retain at sale. You can view national data for the projects or go to regional data for a more detailed look as well as mid-range vs. high-range remodel values. Continue reading
Real Estate Year End 2012 Market Report for single family homes in Darien, Connecticut compared to 2011 show a 23.3% improvement in homes sold. Along with that average days on the market decreased by 5 days and yet average sale price was down 8.7%. When you dig a little deeper the average size home was about 5% less in 2012 (3,266 sq.) to that of 2011 (3,438 sq. ft.).
Currently there are 90 single family homes listed for sale on the Darien MLS down from a yearly average of 175 to 200 listings. Currently prices are ranging from $365,000 for a 1,200 sq. ft. Ranch on 0.27 acres up to $26,000,000 for an 8,800 waterfront estate on 5.25 acres.
For further information about homes in lower Fairfield County, Connecticut call David Popoff
at William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty in Darien, Ct.
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.