AZ home offers free Superbowl tickets with purchase

Dying to see the Super Bowl but balk at the ticket price? Can’t justify so much money just for 0ne evening of entertainment?  Here’s a novel solution: buy a home instead– one that comes with free Superbowl tickets. Indeed, in the SEO conscience marketing campaign of the year, this property in Phoenix, Arizona offers 4 [Read More]

Property Brothers casting in Connecticut

Drew and Jonathan Scott, of HGTV fame, are on their way to the tri-state area to cast for their hit show Property Brothers. And if you’re anything like me, with a DVR stuffed full of their show, the idea of these Canadians coming south of the border to hang in our area is enough to […] [Read More]
Categories: Connecticut, Fixer upper

Really strange real estate listings

In keeping with the theme of frivolity and comedy in tense times, we turn now to real estate listings as a source of mirth. Drawn from all over the USA, including a current MLS listing in a San Mateo cemetery, these photos will remind you real estate isn’t always all that serious of a subject. [Read More]

Live in a church: Chapel-turned-home for sale

Looking for an unconventional home? One family in Pennsylvania family may have the place for you–a former Mennonite church called Peace Chapel. The holy home, on the market for $259,900, was Zillow’s unique house of the week on January 14. According to Zillow, owner Tony Sangrey first saw his future home when he accompanied a friend [Read More]
This home at 25 Pilot Rock Lane in the Riverside section of Greenwich sold for $19 million late last week. Photo courtesy of Halstead Property.

In Greenwich, a $19 million sale

Less than a month into 2015, Greenwich’s real estate market has already seen two homes sell for more than $10 million, the most recent of which closed last Thursday when 25 Pilot Rock Lane sold for $19 million, without ever being listed on the open market. The three-bedroom home, which sits on 1.9 acres of […] [Read More]

Jailed ‘housewife’ Teresa Giudice drops asking price on mansion

In September 2014, real estate site Zillow reported that after pleading guilty to fraud charges and receiving 15-month prison sentence, “Real Housewife” of New Jersey, Teresa Giuduce, had put her New Jersey mansion on the market for $3.999 million. Giudice began her stay at the Federal Correction Institute in Danbury, Connecticut on January 5, 2015, [Read More]

Greenwich’s top home sale for Jan. 5 – Jan.9

As you may remember, the Greenwich Time launched a new weekly feature, in which we fill you in on the top home sale of the previous week in every Tuesday’s paper. You can find all the details on the Business Page (Page A4 in today’s edition) or check it out here. It’s the first eight-figure […] [Read More]
Categories: Greenwich

Really weird houses

Sometimes the preponderance of bad news in the world makes us crave something frivolous, but still interesting, like this: a tour of some of the world’s oddest houses. We borrowed a few from the Business Insider, whose list of the 16 weirdest homes on Earth reminds us that “home” can mean many things to many [Read More]