Archives for the month of: February, 2013
19 Contentment Island Rd, Darien CT – it was built in 1963 – Renovated 1997 – It’s been on the market for 267 days
First listed at $9,950,000 now $6,995,000
8274 SF
5 Bedrooms
6.5 Baths
 3 Fireplaces
1.15 acres
Taxes $70,144
Association Yearly $3,737

Look at what sold yesterday!
331 Round Hill Rd

On the market since 2010 listed at over $4M – with the most recent list of $2.5 – sold yesterday for $1.9M

Someone got a great deal….


We need inventory! Strike while the iron is hot….

There are 20 single family homes on the Greenwich MLS between $500K and $900K that are in contract. There are only 47 single family homes in active listings within the same price range. Overall there are presently 71 single family homes on the GMLS that are in contract with over 500 active listings. This shows that in the lower bracket, there is a huge need for inventory…

Last week, I got yet another phone call from someone who was inquiring about an old listing from 2010! The conversation started on a pleasant note when this person at the other end of the line wanted information about one of my former listings that I had once posted on this blog as well as Youtube…

The tone quickly changed when I asked if she was working with a realtor, and she said that she NEVER signs on with anyone….

Well, you know what my take is to all those out there who want to be their own house scout? Your loss, because home buyers/renters do not pay commissions, (the selling side pays) and you are better served using a buyer’s agent to help you find a home, protect your interests and guide you through the process, rather than call listing agents after going on random websites getting old information….and wasting everyone’s time.;sz=300×250;ord=timestamp?;lid=41000613802463762;pid=UBM9780595394197;usg=AFHzDLtrYHlDX_B7qzPhPdqFRHoBDzT7Xg;;pubid=558465;price=%2430.05;title=Real+Estate+Webographertm%3A+Web+Technology+Handbook+by+Grayson%2C+Marc+%5BP;merc=CDS+Books+and+DVDS;;width=90;height=135

16 Porchuck Rd – Greenwich, CT
This may not be Highclere Castle (that’s next door) – but this had been the carriage house – now transformed to the 21st century. This 5100SF property sits on 4 lovely acres of her own, is a home in it’s own right.
New Price Reduction Today – From $3M to $2,795,000 
reduction = motivation
4/BED, 3.5/BTH, Fireplace, 2 car Garage
Just came from the broker open house….and it appears to be in great shape, and with a few minor changes – it could be absolutely charming. The outside lures you in, but it’s always nice to have the feeling that you never want to leave and/or feel welcomed when you come home…

Mater suite

Kitchen looks out to Lilly Pond – no, really!

Beautiful 4 acre property

Summer here for all you NYer’s who travel and endure parking lot traffic on 495 every weekend during “season” It provides a great alternative to the nonsense of the Hampton congo line.;sz=300×250;ord=timestamp?;lid=41000613802463762;pid=UBM9780714848921;usg=AFHzDLtUC6yu5fltrtvmuUS-r29IZfH0tw;;pubid=558465;price=%2428.96;title=The+English+Garden+by+Phaidon+Press+%5BHardcover%5D;merc=CDS+Books+and+DVDS;;width=116;height=135

273 Riversville Rd – Greenwich, CT

Beds: 4

Baths: 3.00

Garage Spaces: 2
Year Built: 1900

List Price: $1,750,000

Days on Market: 21

Acres: 2.00
SqFt: 2786

This home is well sited, providing beautiful light through charming french doors in the living area and kitchen areas. Lovely gardens and a bonus adorable guest cottage. Country living conveniently located – it doesn’t get much better than this!

Bonnie Caie Listing Agent/Greenwich Fine Properties

Living Space
Open floor plan – Kitchen to Living room – modern living with vintage charm!

And finally there is a charming country pool and guest cottage…