Greenwich’s February home sales

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Every week, we track closings filed at the Greenwich Town Assessor’s office to show which properties have moved on the market. Here’s a look at all the residential properties that had closings filed with the town in the month of February [Read More]

How much do you need to make to buy a home in the U.S.?

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How much salary do you need to earn in order to afford the principal and interest payments on a median-priced home in your metro area? According to HSH.com, which tracks national mortgage and consumer loan information, $142,448.33. The San Francisco metro area is the most expensive of all the metros surveyed by HSH—including New York [Read More]
San Francisco 49er Aldon Smith looks to ditch his San Jose mansion

San Francisco 49er Aldon Smith looks to ditch his San Jose mansion

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We like football fine, and we have no problem with recently wealthy players spending money on lavish homes. Comes with the territory. But this home, sorry, we have to call foul. And maybe that’s why owner Aldon Smith seeks to sell it. Again. The 6 bed, 5 bath, 6427 square foot behemoth awkwardly straddles a [Read More]

Oscar-nominated movie home on the market

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The house where the historic Selma-to-Montgomery march was planned in the movie “Selma” is for sale for $499,000. The movie, which depicts Martin Luther King Jr.’s fight for civil rights through a massive march, us up for the 2015 Academy Award for best picture. While the real house is in Selma, AL, the movie home […] [Read More]
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The home at 209 Long Neck Point. Photo used with permission from Halstead Property.

$26 million sale in Belle Haven

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Records on file at Greenwich Town Hall show a $26 million sale recorded in Belle Haven late last week. The 11,000 square-foot mansion sold on Friday, Feb. 12. We’re working to find out some of the details around the sale, at 79 Harbor Drive, which was kept pretty hush hush. What we do know as […] [Read More]

San Francisco makes global list of top five cities for uber-wealthy real estate buyers

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The 211,275 individuals in this world who wield $30 million or more in assets enjoy the ability to purchase high-end real estate. And they do so most often in 5 major cities: New York, London, Hong Kong, and Los Angeles, and San Francisco. We come in last on this rarified list, but our wealthy are [Read More]
An aerial photo of the home that was once owned by Donald Trump at 21 Vista Drive in Greenwich, Conn., Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, is now on the market with an asking price of $54 million. The waterfront mansion sits on roughly 6 acres of land near the tip of Indian Harbor Point on Long Island Sound. File Photo

Sales over $50 million surged in 2014

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Across the nation, more homes sold for $50 million or more in 2014 than in the previous 10 years combined, according to a new report released over the weekend. MarketWatch writes: In 2014, there were more sales of U.S. homes worth between $50 million and $99 million than in the previous 10 years combined. Twenty […] [Read More]
Want to check out the former Helmsley estate? You can, but it'll cost you. (File Photo)

Want to hang at Helmsley’s mansion? It’ll cost you

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Greenwich’s Bruce Museum is hosting “An Evening Inspired by Downton Abbey” Saturday night, offering up a chance for would-be philanthropists to spend some time at the former Helmsley estate, which is on the market for $65 million. It’s a pretty cool opportunity, but it’s not exactly cheap. There are four tiers of tickets, and the cheapest […] [Read More]
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