Category Archives: For Sellers

Baby Boomer Series ~ What To Do with Too Many Books

Sorting through book collections is another task that many baby boomers are faced with. Here are some suggestions for what to do with too many books if you are thinking about downsizing or moving. Continue reading

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Baby Boomer Series ~ Thinking Ahead

In the Baby Boomer Series, I address the issues facing people who are in the throes of making decisions about their later years. One of those decisions is where you want to spend your retirement years. Some people will choose … Continue reading

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2011 Year in Review ~ East Hartford CT

East Hartford CT was a busy market for real estate sales in 2011, but not quite as active as in 2010. According to MLS data, there were 307 closed sales in 2011 compared to 343 in 2010. In addition, the … Continue reading

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2011 Year in Review ~ South Windsor CT

South Windsor CT real estate sales during 2011 showed a fairly typical picture of the ups and downs of the market.  As was the case with many towns in Connecticut, South Windsor closed sales and median price were down from … Continue reading

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2011 Year in Review ~ Manchester CT

2011 has closed and the real estate analysis has been done.  By most accounts 2011 was a worse year than 2010, but let’s take a look at what actually happened in Manchester CT in 2011. During 2011, there were 321 closed … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Take Referrals!”

I recently had an opportunity to try to find a stellar REALTOR® for some relatives who are thinking of relocating to another state. My relatives understand how referrals work and were only too happy to have me screen people and … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers Series ~ Cleaning Out the Attic

In the Baby Boomer Series, I am going to address topics that pertain to people of my generation–baby boomers who are planning for the next steps in their lives. Contrary to conventional wisdom, at least in my opinion, the most … Continue reading

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Vernon CT Market Report for November 2011

  Real estate sales in Vernon CT during November were typical of most of the year, holding steady at 14 homes sold.  However, this is just 2/3 of what was sold in November 2010 (22). The median price also took … Continue reading

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Bloomfield CT Market Report for November 2011

There were 13 homes sold in Bloomfield CT during November 2011.  This compared a bit unfavorably when compared to November 2010 which showed 17 homes sold, but 13 is the most number of homes sold in one month in Bloomfield CT since June. The median price for … Continue reading

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South Windsor CT Market Report for November 2011

The weather following our freak snowstorm on October 29 was wild and crazy, but the real estate market was pretty tame in South Windsor CT during November 2011.  There were 13 homes sold compared with 14 homes sold in November … Continue reading

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