Danbury, CT Real Estate News

By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
There are several forms that are required when you find a home that you would to make an offer on in the Greater Danbury area. -Offer To Purchase: This a document that spells out the price, terms and conditions of the real estate purchase.-Property Disclosures: These are documents that spells out to the best of the sellers knowledge about the house. There are spaces that ask about the age and types of systems, if they are aware of any problems of the systems,etc.-Lead Based Paint Disclosure: This is required by all sellers of homes built prior to 1978. This requires home sellers to disclosure whether they have knowledge of any lead based paint or any reports available. It is then signed and initialed by the home buyer saying they have reviewed the information, got the lead paint booklet...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
You can get a lot of property information for a variety of sources for your real estate needs in the Greater Danbury area. When I present with a home buyer or seller, I typically start by reviewing any of the prior multiple listing entries to see whether the home was on the market at some point in time. If the owner tried to sell within the last few years, I could possibly even have access to the property disclosure forms if the sellers agent had attached the documents to the listing. After that as a real estate professional, I obtain a copy of the property tax records from the MLS. That page would display any sales information from many years ago, any old mortgages or liens filed on the house. The next source is the town's tax records, which is found online & shows the size and propert...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Unlike some markets, almost all condos in the Danbury, Connecticut area include parking. There is always off-street parking street or garages available.In several communities, there are restrictions on how many cars can be kept with a unit & what the visitor parking protocol goes. There are also rules for winter parking, as owners must move their own cars that are parked outside & dig them out to be moved in order to have their landscaper plow. In some communities, garages do have separate deeds and can be sold separately, as not all homes have those neighbors have a garage that is included. Those are typically sold privately within the neighborhood. In some cases, when owners go to sell, they might want to have the garage as negotiable as they rent the garage privately.  Parking is imp...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Congratulations on finding the home of your dreams. Now the fun stuff becomes on the road to becoming a homeowner in the Greater Danbury & Candlewood Lake area of Western Connecticut. Once you get over your nervousness and looking forward to your future, you realize paperwork has to be done in order to look up the house.From there, we are discuss what your offer should or shouldn't include & when we should do it. I have had clients over the years made offers while at the house. I have gone from the house to doing paperwork right away at my office. Sometimes it takes a couple of days after the viewing, and then the clients find me to discuss making an offer. Sometimes we finish leaving the house, the clients start to go back to where they can from, I fill out the docs electronically & bu...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Danbury,CT is keeping the latest culinary fads of the last few years, which is food trucks. Area businesses that you can follow online include Green Grunion, Taste Buds of Danbury, Rice and Beans , Pink Elephant, Chef Zip & Catering by Roxanne.  Go out and enjoy, and keep Danbury different! 
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
There are several apartment complexes in the Greater Danbury Connecticut area. These are different than condos or townhomes, as they are privately owned by an investment company, an LLC or a business group.  Apartments are only rentals. They have different rules and regulations than condos. Some may allow short term leases and sometimes offer move in specials with lower than customary move in funds. They tend to have their own criteria for evaluating tenant applications, their own lease and pet rules & restrictions. They also don't typically work with outside brokers, as they are staffed with their own leasing consultants, which means prospective tenants need to go work with them directly for property information, viewings, etc. Here is a list of apartment communities that are located w...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
When you are purchasing a townhome in the Greater Danbury area, one thing to consider is your budget. Part of your budgeting for a property would be any any applicable home owners association dues. They are typically for condominiums or townhomes, but there also can be for single family homes,if there is a private road or if there is lake access. When you are considering the purchase of a townhome or condominium, think about these items when you would be purchasing-Does the common elements look well maintained?-What is included in the monthly dues?-Are there assessments? If so, how much, for what project and for how long?-How has the sales record been in the neighborhood?-Are you aware of any issues?-If you have owned a single home recently or on the past, think about how much over the ...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Who you work with for the purchase or sale of real estate does matter. Hiring the professional can cause you un-necessary stress, headaches, and cost you time as well as money. Your transaction by even by comprised if hiring the wrong professional.Here are some guidelines for selecting the right professional -Experience as a full time professional-Availability to meet with you, Busy enough to know the market & procedures of moving, but not too busy that you can -Knowledge of the real estate market that you are looking for results-Right tools & references available-Work ethic-Comes prepared for your appointment -References from past clients-Available services and proven marketing plan-Length of time in the area and comes prepared to talk about your business and listens to your needs.As a...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Having worked with a number of home sellers over the years, I tracked where they go.It can be tough to leave home and start a new chapter of your life. Serving the Greater Danbury & Candlewood Lake area over a decade, Jonathan Hall of William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty is ready to help with your move. A good amount of home sellers decide to stay locally. They either upgrade, downsize or rent before deciding on what to do next.In some cases, I have had the children sell their late parents home & when sellers have relocated to area assisted living facilities. We do a good number looking to move south, Florida, the Carolinas., Arizona or Delaware.A lot of 'baby boomers' are choosing those areas to due to climate, home affordability or better tax situation. Other clients may reloca...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Listing DetailsExtensively Updated Colonial In Choice Location86 Stadley Rough Road,Danbury CT 06811Price: $525,000MLS number: 170175051Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2.5Square Footage: 2800Call agent Jonathan Hall With William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty at 203-417-0523 to confirm availability or to arrange for a viewing.Pride of Ownership Is Reflected Inside & OutExpectionally well maintained inside and out from the seller, this attractive center hall colonial has all the you need and more. The heart of the home is the gourmet  eat in kitchen with 6 burner gas stove, 3 ovens, granite counter-tops and central island. The large formal dining room is a pleasure to entertain family & friends. The flexible floor plan on the main level allows for two entertaining options, wood burning firepl...
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By Lisa Brown-McDonald CT Real Estate Agent, Fairfield & Litchfield County
(The Brokerage of New England)
Homes for sale in Danbury CT under $250,000The one you’ve been waiting for! An adorable home located in the King Street district on level .22 acre lot off quite cul-de-sac. Newly updated with all the finishing touches every homeowner desires. Completely renovated kitchen with new cabinets, appliances and flooring. Renovated bathroom. New front and interior doors. Refinished hardwood floors. New carpet in basement. New patio, shed, shutters, railings and fire pit. Partially finished basement offering additional living space. Cozy wood burning fireplace. Convenient main level garage. Paved driveway. Nothing to do but move in. Easy access to I-84. 3D Walkthrough Tour ->  https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=MBTxSgUxT1E Contact Lisa Brown and Brian McDonald for all of your real estate needs. C...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
1 I think too much about everything all the time.2. I don't eat eggs, beef, red meat or drink beer. Everything else is pretty much fair game.3.I always have to drive with pretty much no expections. I'm not a good passenger.4. My brain is always spinning at 100 miles an offer, wondering whats next even on off time. 5. I still ride around music blasting and speeding, but not as much as I used too. I don't that when I don't have customers in the car, which almost even happens.6.I'm kind of boring with no tattoss, piercings or dyed hair.7. I always feel the need to go away for my birthday due to the cold weather to somehwere warm, but haven't done that yet.8.I never got to on anywhere fun for spring break in college. For the last couple of years, I was able to do. This year I didn't and I f...
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By Lisa Brown-McDonald CT Real Estate Agent, Fairfield & Litchfield County
(The Brokerage of New England)
4 Highland Park Drive Danbury CT 06811 King Street District    The one you’ve been waiting for! An adorable home located in the King Street district on level .22 acre lot off quite cul-de-sac. Newly updated with all the finishing touches every homeowner desires. Completely renovated kitchen with new cabinets, appliances and flooring. Renovated bathroom. New front and interior doors. Refinished hardwood floors. New carpet in basement. New patio, shed, shutters, railings and fire pit. Partially finished basement offering additional living space. Cozy wood burning fireplace. Convenient main level garage. Paved driveway. Nothing to do but move in.     View 3D Tour -> https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=MBTxSgUxT1E   Offered by Lisa Brown, REALTOR® Price $248,800   The Brokerage of New Englan...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Marketing time in Danbury,Connecticut does vary by the price range and property type for selling your home. In addition to that, the data is gathered through the multiple listing service, which each individual real estate agent is obligated to update their listing for under deposit & in contract. The market time is not reflected automatically of homes that were re-listed after their previous contract was up or if the property went under deposit & fell through or if there were offers previously that were not acceptable to the home seller. Another factor that could play into the factor on the days on the market if the buyers for the listing have to get an acceptable offer on their current home in order to purchase a sequent property. Based on the sales price, here is a chart reflective of...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
It is quite simple to get a price opinion on your Danbury,CT townhome. Whether you live at Woodland Hills, Birchwood, Sterling Woods, Westwood Village or any of the other condominium communities found within city limits, help is here. Once a friendly visit has been arranged, I can provide to you an accurate assessment of the market and get you a realistic asking price for the market. I love to discuss home pricing with prospective home sellers. It's important to know where you  As an experienced real estate professional, Jonathan Hall with William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty is can be of great assitance for you know. Licensed to sell since 2006, his knowledge, work ethic and detailed oriented skills stand him apart and can get you going where you want to me. It's pretty easy for...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
I do work very hard from my home sellers in the Greater Danbury area.  As a full time real estate professional, he is one step ahead of the real estate market in order to assit clients with their real estate goals. Home owners invest their trust in Jonathan Hall's knowledge, exprience and marketing plan to help them achieve the goal of the sale of their home in a timely manner.Several of his past home sellers clients have been quite fortunate. They were able to accept an offer on their home without ever reducing their asking price. Here are some of the properties that he has represented in the past.-27 Crows Nest Lane #10K, Danbury CT-14 Westminster Road, Danbury CT-27 Crows Nest Lane #12-G, Danbury CT-31 Boxwood Lane, New Milford CT-27 Crows Nest Lane #12-H, Danbury CT-46 Golden Hill R...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Multiple offers are starting to become quite commonplace in the Greater Danbury,CT area. It seems to be happening for most single family homes in Danbury,Bethel or Brookfield for under $350,000 or townhomes up to about $250,000. What should you be doing if you find yourself in this situation:As a home owner, it can be a good thing if you are working with an an experienced real estate agent. With multiple offers, this means the seller should expect buyers to give them very close to what their asking price is, if reasonable, if not higher. Strike while the iron is hot. I recommend giving all interested parties a change to submit there over, but encourage a deadline date where no more will be presented.I would not only look at the asking price. Consider the buyers requested additional term...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
Home sellers could be leaving equity on the table & or take a longer time to sell if their home is ready for buyers to see it. Your Danbury,CT area home doesn't have to be HGTV ready, but presented to the open market in a clean and organized manner. You won't go try to sell your car if you haven't clean the inside, brought it to be detailed and the oil changed before you start to advertise your car being for sale.Why should the sale of your home be any different? However, it is even more important to put in the work for your home,your largest asset. As part of the service that I provide to the owners, I offer to go through the house with them once they agree to work with me to evaluate what should be done prior to photos. I only do that after I have the listing contract done, because I ...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
There are several steps that goes with the sale of your home in the Greater Danbury,CT area. It starts with hiring the right estate professional to market & work for you. The next item would be signing all the agreements to officially all of the listing paperworkOnce the paperwork has been signed, I go through my clients home with them & discuss any 'to do' items or straightening up that should be done prior to the listing. I discuss with my clients about how long it would take them to complete the list so I can schedule the photographer.From there, the next step would be arranging for the photography and then the marketing plan would go into effect. I'll be happy to discuss the personal marketing stratgery for your home in person, as each home is different. We do offer a number of grea...
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By Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
As part of the home marketing progress, there is an option for home sellers to elect to schedule a public open house. It would be typically done on a day on the weekend usually 1-3, 2-4PM or 12-2PM. It would be hosted by the listing agent or a representative from their firm & any body can come into the house to take a look, even if they are not even in the market or in a financial position to qualify for the financing needed to purchase a home. However in some cases, there could be well qualified clients that might want to see the house at their own leisure & don't either have real estate agent working for them at this time or don't want to schedule a private showing with their own real estate professional. We never know who is going to be going through the doors. No matter who would be...
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