Wow – And Not A Good Wow

390 North Street – Sold 3.5M ….sadly the sellers paid 5M in 2011! It’s not about the house, or the property. The lot conforms to 4 acre zoning, the house is relatively new, and there’s nothing that appears to be logical, other than that the sellers wanted o-u-t. Was it that they don’t believe that…

Dumb & Dumber

Just in case you missed this article – it proves that people vote based on party lines, and not what’s between the candidates’ ears, or in this case – behind the ears! God save CT! CROSS COUNTRY What’s the Matter With Connecticut? The state’s affluent suburbanites punish themselves in an effort to punish Donald Trump….

Same House – Same Firm – Same Photos

You guessed it – lower price!  It’s all about price – nothing to do with much else. Cancelled at 1,950,000 and re-introduced at 1,795,000 6 GLEN ROAD – GREENWICH CT – LISTING Typical 50’s home, renovated in 2018, they should attract some activity with the lower price. The hospital is in the back yard, but folks…

43 Overlook Dr. Gets a Deal

Cute house in Milbrook went into contract today. I know it well, since I hosted an open house there not so long ago. Listed at 2,495,000 FULL LISTING There have been 37 sales and this contract for single family homes in Greenwich only (not including Riverside, Old Greenwich and Cos Cob) with list prices between…

A Magical Estate

Sometimes you need to see a home with a different lens – FOCUS on the walls/floors/architectural details/quality of materials – not the furniture/paintings/wall coverings. Think potential value as you tour, and don’t overlook an opportunity just because of some outdated decor. Purchasing an older well-built home provides the potential to add value, not have it…

Once a Debacle – Now An Opportunity

42 Mooreland Road – a home built by Joe Bennati  – an Antares project – is now on the market at an opportunity price. Stripped of all of the stuff that made it once over-embellished, it now allows its audience to see the architectural details of the home. Spending 6M + here seems like a…

Glenville Home Gets Some Love

Finally – after a couple of years, 187 Weaver Street reports a deal. I showed it a few times, and the pushbacks were always the same: not a lot of back yard, smallish kitchen and  a master with hardly a closet. They were not unsurmountable obstacles, but they all cost money and it all comes…