Waterbury, CT Real Estate News

By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Waterbury CT Home’s Value July 2021 Currently in Waterbury CT there are 120 active residential listings for sale, with 41 new listings being added in July. The homes for sale in Waterbury CT range from a 464 square ft, 1-bedroom cottage listed at $89,900 to a 6,278 square ft, 6-bedroom  colonial listed at $598,000. These listings are within the town zip codes of 06702, 06704, 06705, 06706, 06708, 06710, and 06720.  Search for Homes in Waterbury CT The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Waterbury CT is $226,154. The average days on market for these homes are 38 days.  There are currently 244 homes either under show status or hard deposit in Waterbury CT.   In July 2021, 90 homes closed in Waterbury CT. They ranged from a 900 square ft, 2-bedroom col...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
August Market Trends For Waterbury CT's West End Side, Zip 06708The 06708 Zip code encompasses the west side of Waterbury with 4 neighborhoods known as Brooklyn, Town Plot, Lower and Upper Bunker Hill. It is also the largest zip code in Waterbury. There are currently 54 active listings in the 06708 zip code with the average value of the homes for sale in Waterbury's 06708 zip code available for sale is $246,870 with average days in market of 301. There are also currently 96 properties under show or hard deposit contracts.For the first 7 months of this year there have been 240 closed listings in the 06708 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $213,099 and average days on market of 41. This suggests an absorption rate of 34 sales per month which means the current inventory ...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
August 2021 Market Trends For Waterbury CT's East End, Zip 06705 The East End of Waterbury CT is highly residential and is also the preferred side of town for people that need to commute to Hartford. Many fine neighborhoods encompass the East End such as Fairlawn, Pierpont and East End.   There are currently 26 active listings in the 06705 zip code with the average value of the homes for sale in Waterbury's 06705 zip code available for sale is $219,865 with average days in market of 32. There are also currently 64 properties under contract or hard deposit. For the first 7 months of this year there have been 115 closed listings in the 06705 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $177,336 and days on market of 39. The same period in 2020 saw 104 closings with an average sale...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Not A Normal Summer Haze Our sky has been hazy for a few days now and it will continue as such for a while longer.When the wind blows that haze carries more than just a tint. It also carries a fragrance of burning wood.The effects of the west Coast wildfires have crossed the country and people are being warmed to protect themselves from the hyper haze.  At risk are people with allergies as well as anyone with respiratory ailments.  WOne would think that with a heavy rain the haze would clear out, but it is replaced with the winds coming from the west.These photos are of the sky over Waterbury valley taken on a late afternoon.We can only hope that the western fires get controlled and even then we will feel the results long after that. That's Not a Normal Hazy Summer Sky
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Waterbury CT Home’s Value June 2021Currently in Waterbury CT there are 97 active residential listings for sale, with 89 new listings being added in June. The homes for sale in Waterbury CT range from a 700 square ft, 2-bedroom ranch listed at $85,000 to a 4,698 square ft, 10-bedroom  colonial listed at $529,000. These listings are within the town zip codes of 06702, 06704, 06705, 06706, 06708, 06710, and 06720.  Search for Homes in Waterbury CT The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Waterbury CT is $230,899. The average days on market for these homes are 46 days.  There are currently 244 homes either under show status or hard deposit in Waterbury CT.   In June 2021, 93 homes closed in Waterbury CT. They ranged from a 2,140 square ft, 102-bedroom Vi...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
July Market Trends For Waterbury CT's West End Side, Zip 06708 The 06708 Zip code encompasses the west side of Waterbury with 4 neighborhoods known as Brooklyn, Town Plot, Lower and Upper Bunker Hill. It is also the largest zip code in Waterbury. There are currently 30 active listings in the 06708 zip code with the average value of the homes for sale in Waterbury's 06708 zip code available for sale is $254,450 with average days in market of 41. There are also currently 101 properties under show or hard deposit contracts.For the first 6 months of this year there have been 195 closed listings in the 06708 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $208,188 and average days on market of 44. This suggests an absorption rate of 33 sales per month which means the current inventory i...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
July Market Trends For Waterbury CT's North Side, Zip 06710The 06710 Zip code is for the North Side of Waterbury with 3 neighborhoods recognized as Hillside, Buck's Hill and North Square.  The Hillside area also has the highest concentration of historic homes in the town.It has offers an easy commute to Hartford and the Northwest corner of the state. There are currently 5 active listings in the 06710 zip code with the average value of the homes for available for sale is $232,760 and average days on market of 27. There are also currently 13 properties under contract.For the first 6 months of this year there have been 23 closed listings in the 06710 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $175,904 and days on market of 57. This suggests an absorption rate of 4 sales per month...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Waterbury CT Home’s Value May 2021Currently in Waterbury CT there are 83 active residential listings for sale, with 58 new listings being added in May. The homes for sale in Waterbury CT range from a 900 square ft, 2-bedroom colonial listed at $72,900 to a 4,698 square ft, 10-bedroom  colonial listed at $529,000. These listings are within the town zip codes of 06702, 06704, 06705, 06706, 06708, 06710, and 06720.  Search for Homes in Waterbury CT The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Waterbury CT is $219,351. The average days on market for these homes are 41 days.  There are currently 232 homes either under show status or hard deposit in Waterbury CT.  In May 2021, 85 homes closed in Waterbury CT. They ranged from a 1,176 square ft, 2-bedroom cape ...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
June Market Trends For Waterbury CT's North Side, Zip 06710The 06710 Zip code is for the North Side of Waterbury with 3 neighborhoods recognized as Hillside, Buck's Hill and North Square.  The Hillside area also has the highest concentration of historic homes in the town.It has a high concentration of multi-family homes and offers an easy commute to Hartford and the Northwest corner of the state. There are currently 5 active listings in the 06710 zip code with the average value of the homes for available for sale is $2177,120 and average days on market of 56. There are also currently 15 properties under deposit.For the first 5 months of this year there have been 21 closed listings in the 06710 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $166,960 and days on market of 65. This s...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Market Trends For Waterbury CT's East Mountain, Zip 06706  June 2021 The hill heading south along RT 69 in Waterbury is called the East Mountain area of Waterbury CT. Its most prominent feature is the hillside which carries the name and also serves as the retainer for the watershed once known as the East Mountain reservoir. Adjacent to the reservoir is one of the 2 public courses in Waterbury East Mountain golf course.It is another highly residential and is also an easy commute to New Haven or Hartford. The 06706 zip code also includes the neighborhoods known as Washington Hill and the South End.  There are currently 9 active listings in the 06706 zip code with the average value of the homes for sale in Waterbury's 06706 zip code available for sale is $166,311 with average days in marke...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Market Trends For Waterbury CT's East End, Zip 06705 The East End of Waterbury CT is highly residential and is also the preferred side of town for people that need to commute to Hartford. Many fine neighborhoods encompass the East End such as Fairlawn, Pierpont and East End.  There are currently 20 active listings in the 06705 zip code with the average value of the homes for sale in Waterbury's 06705 zip code available for sale is $228,580 with average days in market of 25. There are also currently 32 properties under deposit. For the first 5 months of this year there have been 77 closed listings in the 06705 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $175,674 and days on market of 39. The same period in 2020 saw 72 closings with an average sales price of $126,170 and days on ...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
A Five Star Review for a Short Sale in Connecticut We should all do our best at all times to help our clients with their real estate needs. In the current market, selling a home is not as difficult with low inventory. However, there are always issues with homes that make them a touch more needy when it comes to getting the deal through closing.Such was the case with the family I represented in a recent short sale. After the final letters were exchanged and the family knew they were out of trouble with their lender, I received the review posted below in an email from their daughter. My family had the privilege of working with Realtor® Mr. Ed Silva of MapleRidge Realty in Waterbury CT.  After all of the experiences we had trying to save our home, when we met Ed he placed our minds at ease...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Market Trends For Waterbury CT's West End Side, Zip 06708 The 06708 Zip code encompasses the west side of Waterbury with 4 neighborhoods known as Brooklyn, Town Plot, Lower and Upper Bunker Hill. It is also the largest zip code in Waterbury.The highest property values in Waterbury can also be found in this zip code as the properties are newer and lot sizes are larger. There are currently 31 active listings in the 06708 zip code with the average value of the homes for sale in Waterbury's 06708 zip code available for sale is $238,484 with average days in market of 37. There are also currently 29 properties under deposit.For the first 5 months of this year there have been 168 closed listings in the 06708 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $206,903 and days on market of 45...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Memorial Day 2021  Remembering The Cost Of FreedomOriginally started after the Civil War as a day of remembrance for the fallen soldiers on both sides of that war, Memorial Day as evolved into a day of honor for all combatants who gave their lives in any war our nation has been involved with since.As a kid in grade school, I well remember seeing veterans on corners with poppies for sale, raising money to plant flags on graves of veterans on this Holiday.  The significance was something that came into focus when we had to learn the poem "In Flanders Fields".The poem was written by a surgeon after a particularly bloody battle in World War 1.  As he viewed the battle field after the carnage and exhausting work, he was startled to see the red poppies waving in the grass stained with the blo...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Memorial Day Activities around Greater Waterbury CT  May 2021As our State continues its recovery from the pandemic, activities for towns are limited.  However, some of the towns in the Greater Waterbury CT area are still holding events to honor the brave men and women that gave their lives defending our freedom.Below is a brief summary of some of the events.The following Memorial Day events will take place on Sunday: In Waterburythere will be a concert at 1 p.m. on the city Green featuring the Mattatuck Fife and Drum Band, William Pierpont, and Drum Major. In the event of rain, the concert will be held at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception at 1 p.m., followed by Patriotic Services at 2 p.m. In Woodbury, the annual Memorial Day Parade takes place at 2 p.m. Line up for all marchers...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
May Market Trends For Waterbury CT's North Side, Zip 06710The 06710 Zip code is for the North Side of Waterbury with 3 neighborhoods recognized as Hillside, Buck's Hill and North Square.  The Hillside area also has the highest concentration of historic homes in the town.It has a high concentration of multi-family homes and offers an easy commute to Hartford and the Northwest corner of the state. There are currently 13 active listings in the 06710 zip code with the average value of the homes for available for sale is $219,600 and average days in market of 53. There are also currently 10 properties under deposit.For the first 4 months of this year there have been 20 closed listings in the 06710 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $166,590 and days on market of 60. This su...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
May Market Trends For Waterbury CT's West End Side, Zip 06708 The 06708 Zip code encompasses the west side of Waterbury with 4 neighborhoods known as Brooklyn, Town Plot, Lower and Upper Bunker Hill. It is also the largest zip code in Waterbury.It is another highly residential section of town and offers the easiest commute to Danbury, New York or New Haven.The highest property values in Waterbury can also be found in this zip code as the properties are newer and lot sizes are larger. There are currently 28 active listings in the 06708 zip code with the average value of the homes for sale in Waterbury's 06708 zip code available for sale is $227,846 with average days in market of 41. There are also currently 30 properties under deposit.For the first 4 months of this year there have been 1...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
What’s My Waterbury CT Home’s Value April 2021Currently in Waterbury CT there are 70 active residential listings for sale, with 54 new listings being added in April. The homes for sale in Waterbury CT range from a 8347 square ft, 3-bedroom ranch listed at $89,900 to a 4,698 square ft, 10-bedroom  colonial listed at $529,000. These listings are within the town zip codes of 06702, 06704, 06705, 06706, 06708, 06710, and 06720.  Search for Homes in Waterbury CT The average list price of the homes currently available for sale in Waterbury CT is $202,971. The average days on market for these homes are 43 days.  There are currently 119 homes under contract in Waterbury CT.  In April 2021, 81 homes closed in Waterbury CT. They ranged from a 952 square ft, 3-bedroom ranch, which sold for $75,000...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Market Trends For Waterbury CT's East End, Zip 06705 The East End of Waterbury CT is highly residential and is also the preferred side of town for people that need to commute to Hartford. Many fine neighborhoods encompass the East End such as Fairlawn, Pierpont and East End.   Through the first 4 months, the average value of the homes for sale in Waterbury's East End is $200,310 with average days in market of 34. For the first 4 months of this year there have been 63 closed listings in the 06705 zip code of Waterbury with an average sales price of $170,556 and days on market of 40. The same period in 2020 saw 55 closings with an average sales price of $121,869 and days on market 55. This represents an increase in values of 29%. Sold prices were at 101% of list so little to no room is th...
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By Ed Silva, 203-206-0754, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 )
Waterbury  CT First Quarter 2021 Real Estate Market AnalysisThe year 2020 was an unusual year for so many reasons.  With the pronouncement of the pandemic back in mid February of the year, the world watched in disbelief as the virus spread at an incredibly fast pace and affected all ages all over the  world.In the world of real estate, the exuberance of the business that had started in 2019 started to slow as people became wary of venturing into homes not knowing who was there or their state of health. Likewise, sellers were wary of having people come into their homes and possibly bringing in a bacterial issue that would infect their families. For the year 2020, the market sales or absorption rate was almost 78 sales per month, with an average sales value of $154,998 and average days on...
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