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State home sales up in September

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This just in from the Connecticut Association of Realtors: Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 3.7% comparing September 2014 to September 2013. The median sales price of $249,000 represents a slight 0.8% decrease from $252,000 in that same time period last year. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more […] [Read More]
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‘Princess Diaries’ house for sale

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Anne Hathaway fans and millionaires, take note. The home seen in 2001′s Whitney Houston-produced “The Princess Diaries” is on the market for a regal 2.6 million dollars. Located at 724 Brazil Avenue in San Francisco’s Excelsior District, this 103-year old building was originally a firehouse before becoming a residential property, and eventually cast as homely Anne’s pre-princess […] [Read More]
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Greenwich named one of nation’s top 10 luxury markets

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  A report released Wednesday by Coldwell Banker finds that Greenwich was one of the 10 hottest markets in the nation for luxury home sales between July 2013 and June 2014. With 14 sales priced at $10 million or higher in that time period, Greenwich tied with Atherton California at No. 6, earning its spot […] [Read More]
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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]
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