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Fairfield County is a hot spot for waterfront homes

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Real estate site Zillow.com recently did a study on waterfront homes in the United States. What they found is that the value of waterfront is now twice as much as other homes. Two decades ago, waterfront properties were worth 64 percent more than others, today they are worth 116 percent more, according to Zillow. “Using […] [Read More]

Unique places to stay in Connecticut

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Airbnb.com offers travelers an alternative to staying in a hotel – in some cases a very unique alternative. While most postings are for regular houses or apartments, some listings offer something more quirky. Take a look at a few of the interesting homes available right here in Connecticut, and get to know the Connecticut residents […] [Read More]
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Most expensive home in the continental U.S. hits market

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UPDATE: The house is located in Hillsboro Beach, Fla., just north of Fort Lauderdale. ———— Finally, a home that makes Fairfield County housing prices seem affordable: Le Palais Royal, a Beaux Arts palace reclining on Florida’s Atlantic Coast, has just been listed for $139 million. That makes this 60,000-square-foot mansion the most expensive current listing in the […] [Read More]
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Mountain escape on the market for $9.9M

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Looking for a mountain retreat complete with 12 bathrooms, a 10-car garage and a labyrinth? For just under $10 million you can have that at Harmony Mountain – a 100 acre private retreat in Pennsylvania. The estate sits on the highest point in Waverly, PA and is a 40-minute helicopter ride away from new York, […] [Read More]
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Connecticut has 6th highest concentration of million-dollar homes

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A new report from Zillow shows that the Nutmeg State has the sixth highest concentration of million-dollar homes in the nation, with 50,436 homes worth at least seven-figures. That accounts for around 3 percent of the homes in the state, topping nearby spots like New Jersey and Rhode Island, which also made the top 10 […] [Read More]
Categories: Luxury homes
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11-acre Connecticut estate listed for $15 million

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Looking for a nice private peninsula to call your own? Well, if you’ve got $15 million, look on at the 11-acre estate up for sale in Stonington, which was named Curbed’s House of the Day earlier this week. The five-bedroom Victorian mansion was originally constructed back in the 1850s, but with a new kitchen and […] [Read More]
This home, by architect Philip Johnson, just listed in New Canaan

Philip Johnson’s other New Canaan house lists for $1.575M

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The mid-century modern built by famed architect Philip Johnson in 1954 hit the market over the weekend, asking $1.575 million for the chance to purchase a piece of New Canaan’s architectural history. The home is located on Sleepy Hollow Road, which is tucked away in New Canaan’s northeastern corner, where mid-century moderns grow like dandelions. […] [Read More]
Categories: Architecture, New Canaan
The home for sale at 6 Davenport Drive in Stamford, Conn., on Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Stamford’s 6 Davenport Drive

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In today’s edition of the Advocate, we have a piece about the real estate brokerages with the most listings in town. For the story, we toured a home at 6 Davenport Drive in Stamford along with Raveis agent Steve Anastos. From today’s story: Anastos’s listing at 6 Davenport Drive, part of the Davenport Association, is […] [Read More]
Categories: Stamford