Fall in Fairfield County

It’s official – the green leaves have begun to transform. As you drive around the bucolic streets of Fairfield County, you will spot shades of yellow, orange, and red. Along with checking out open houses, fall in New England means many things: apple picking, pumpkin festivals, leaf peeping, and Halloween parties. Here are my picks […]

Social Media as Marketing Tool

This morning I had the pleasure of being interviewed at one of my favorite new listings. My stellar stager, Jessica Wheeler, and I spoke with Damage Control co-hosts Trevor Mullineaux and Jill Fitzburgh about real estate trends in Fairifeld, how to move property in this market, and why lighting can be the secret ingredient to […]

What to Expect at Your Inspection

So your offer has been accepted and you’re ready to move forward with buying a new home. Before you go into contract, though, you want to make sure that the house you’re buying is not a money pit. Remember that all that glitters is not gold. True structural problems are often not visible to the […]

Storybook Southport

To drive through historic Southport village is to travel back in time. Fortunately, strict zoning laws ensure that the village’s rich history will remain intact indefinitely; Southport is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The offerings in the commercial part of Pequot Avenue in this charming village are abundant. Along with boutiques, the […]

Home Buying Process

  So you’re ready to buy a house? Congratulations! Now, what should you expect if you mosey into an open house during spring break and find your dream home? Though your carefully selected real estate agent will guide you through the necessary steps, it’s helpful for the buyer to enter the process with a general understanding […]

When Should I List My House?

Remember that play you starred in during your senior year in high school? Or that yearbook you edited? Maybe now you’re in the publishing or music industry, and you understand the idea of a producing a performance or product for months, even a year, before seeing its completion. Real estate transactions fall under this same […]

Barn Living

One of the key distinguishing symbols of the New England landscape is the barn. Particularly, in the more rural parts of this area, barns symbolize the history of the countryside. Unfortunately, since local working farms are not as ubiquitous as they once were, barns have steadily and somewhat consistently been on the decline. While “gentleman’s […]

Ready to Put Your House on the Market? Here’s What You Need To Do:

If you are one of those people who constantly peruses Zillow, curious about what’s out there, you never know when you’re going to stumble upon that gem you’ve been looking for, right? Now is a great time to buy, especially in Fairfield County. If, though, you have a property to sell before you can buy, […]

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