• May 10, 2019

    Harnessing the finest facilities for equine friends, luxurious accommodations for their riders, and beautiful settings from East Coast to West, these well-designed equestrian estates are stylish winners across the board. Connecticut’s Double H Farm Occupying 87 luxurious acres and accommodating up to 43 horses, this superior equestrian estate is roughly 60 miles northwest of Manhattan.

    • February 6, 2019

    By Jill P. Capuzzo It was during the home inspection on their 1920s colonial in Darien, Conn., that Josh Peschko got the sense that he and his wife, Kristy, had chosen not just the right town, but the right neighborhood. “School had just let out, and there were kids coming out of every nook and

    • February 6, 2019

    Samuel Stebbins and Grant Suneson  24/7 Wall Street There are nearly 20,000 villages, towns, and cities across the 50 states, and not all of them are equally conducive to the well-being of those who live there. While quality of life is subject to a range of factors — close relationships and personal health being among the

    • October 25, 2017

    Pam Huber is hosting a Public Open House this Sunday, October 29th, from 2-4PM at… 4 Littlebrook Road North Darien, Connecticut 06820 – 4919 3 Beds,7 Rooms 3.0 Total Baths, 4,596 Sq Ft 0.51 Acres Built 1968

    • September 20, 2017

    It’s hard to believe that 2008 was nearly a decade ago. For years, the housing market  bobbled in the wake of the market catastrophe that made history. Now, finally, confidence resurfaces. Time to set sail again on the calmer, more hearty seas of the housing market. Home-Buying Confidence Springs Back Confidence in home-buying is springing

    • September 20, 2017

    Proper watering nourishes lawns, just as proper hydration nourishes our bodies. Yet too many of us are failing at both. We’re not going to lecture you about drinking more water—we’ll leave that to your doctor or significant other—but we are going to give you a lesson about correctly watering your lawn. Here are five lawn

    • September 20, 2017

    Every homeowner wants a healthy home for his or her family and pets. Making the right choices in your house isn’t always easy, though. Keep reading to learn more about how you can create a healthy space and enjoy your home even more. These five tips should put you on the path. Update Your Insulation Individuals and families

    • September 20, 2017

    Interesting read regarding home price growth in relation to inflation! Ahead of the Curve: Home Price Growth Outpaces Inflation Home prices continue to chart growth, rising on an annual basis to outpace inflation, according to CoreLogic’s recently released Home Price Index (HPI) for January 2017. Prices increased 0.7 percent month-over-month and 6.9 percent year-over-year. A

    • August 23, 2017

    Are you listing a home for sale? Have you thought about what time is the BEST time? Real estate is all about “location”; selling real estate is more about timing.   The Ideal Time to List a Home for Sale Numerous factors impact the sale of a home—including timing. The ideal time to list a

    • August 14, 2017

    How to Check Your Roof for Damage Whether your roof is aged or just weathered a severe storm, staying on top of possible damage is key to extending the life of your home’s top half. Highland Commercial Roofing offers these tips to help detect and prevent water damage: Inspect your roof for damage after a severe storm.

    • August 7, 2017

    Homes in markets across the nation have regained value since the recession, affording homeowners the ability, once again, to accumulate wealth through equity—or become, as I like to call it, “equity stacked.” Two recent reports confirm the trend: one, from S&P/CoreLogic; the other by ATTOM Data Solutions, owner of RealtyTrac. Homeowner wealth, according to S&P,

    • July 31, 2017

    Holiday gatherings are over, but party season is about to be in full swing, despite the groundhog’s prediction for six more weeks of winter! Spring time is prime time for dinners, gatherings and even an occasional soiree. Celebrate the changing seasons with friendly gatherings and make your hosting responsibilities easier with these helpful tips! Hosting

    • July 25, 2017

    You’re in the market for a home, you’ve seen the listings on Trulia, and you’ve put together a short list of potential properties. There’s even one with the exact number of bedrooms you need, just enough square footage, and that renovated kitchen you’ve been dreaming of – and it all looks good in the photos. But

    • July 17, 2017

    Let’s say one morning you wake up and realize that you’re ready to buy a home. You’re tired of paying rent with nothing to show for it, and you figure that it’s time to get into a home of your own. But you have reservations. After all, if it’s your first time, you’ve got questions. You

    • February 2, 2017

    Some of us use the winter months to mimic the animals around us and hibernate. We shut off the world when we can; set ambitious goals for summer and tell ourselves “we’ll get to this in the spring”. We use the chill of winter nights to hide away from our responsibilities. For others, winter bears

    • January 2, 2017

    A new year means changes: personal, professional and fiscal. Mortgage rates have fluctuated, albeit slightly, as 2016 drew to a close, and with 2017 upon us, rates are on the minds of many. Here’s the latest: Where Are They Now? Mortgage Rates Respond to Fed Hike Average fixed mortgage rates climbed again for the eighth

    • December 9, 2016

    It’s really hard to believe, but 2017 is literally days away. Are your plans lined up for the year? Did you make travel arrangements you wanted? Are the business goals you intended set with set plans in place? Before the hectic days that lie ahead, perhaps now is a good time to take a moment

    • December 1, 2016

    Who doesn’t like to get a head-start on the holidays? Now that the season is upon us, it’s a good time to get moving! 4 Ways to Get a Head-Start on the Holidays Some people start buying Christmas presents in July. Others think those people are nuts. But regardless of when you start planning, preparing

    • November 25, 2016

    Feng Shui, the ancient Chinese art of “placement”, is an Eastern concept easily applicable to Western homes. The placement of objects bringing a sense of harmony to your home is as easy as moving around some end tables and chairs or as complex as a complete furniture and decor overhaul. Feng Shui For Real Life

    • November 16, 2016

    Here we are, just two weeks away from Thanksgiving, already looking ahead to 2017 and what excitement the new year will bring. Just as with any other trend, real estate trends are something to look forward to and be excited about! What will the housing market look like? How much will home values increase? Will