New York Times calls Danbury a ‘bargain’

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There are “so many Dunkin’ Donuts that ‘it boggles my mind.’” That’s what one new Danbury resident told the New York Times about his new hometown. But according to the paper, it’s not the Dunkin’ Donuts shops (there are 10 in town) that are drawing people in, it’s the affordability. The New York Times recently […] [Read More]
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This 19,773 square foot mansion on 6 waterfront acres in Greenwich just listed for $54 million.

Greenwich peninsula property lists for $54 million

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The discerning house hunter with a spare $54 million tucked away under the mattress just scored big this week. Greenwich Realtor Tamar Lurie, who’s known for representing some of the town’s top listings, just listed a peninsula property on Vista Drive for $54 million. Check it out: The 19,773 square-foot house, which sits on 6 […] [Read More]

Annie Potts selling Los Angeles home for $6.495 million

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Whoever knew that the freak-haired TRAX store manager, Iona, in cult film favorite Pretty in Pink, would ever turn out to be the put-together business woman, Mary Jo Jackson Shively on television’s seven-year run of Designing Women?  From an interior designer to the character of an unconventional teacher in an inner-city school continuously exposed to […] [Read More]
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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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