Existing Home Sales: May 2015

Total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, rose 5.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.35 million in May from an upwardly revised 5.09 million in April. Sales have...

Last Minute Moving Preparation [Video]

The day before your move can be stressful because there’s a lot to do and time is running out. Join us as we cover important last-minute move prep that will help make move day a success. Courtesy of...

What is a Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE)?

According to cdpe.com, “A Certified Distressed Property Expert® (CDPE) has a thorough understanding of complex issues in today’s turbulent real estate industry and knowledge of foreclosure avoidance options available to homeowners. CDPEs can provide solutions,...

Commercial Real Estate in CT: Meet the REALTORS®

While the name Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties is no longer new in Connecticut and the surrounding states, we are largely associated with residential real estate. Many people are not aware that we have a highly experienced group of...

5 Things to Do This Weekend: June 27 – 28th

How quickly time is flying! This is already our last weekend in June – and the first full weekend of summer. It also marks the halfway point for BHHS New England Properties’ 2015 Statewide Open House Weekend! Check out some of our open houses going on...

CT Fireworks 2015 Schedule

Courtesy of ctvisit.com, here’s a robust list of fireworks going on across Connecticut through August 2015. Click any of the links below to get more information about the event! DATE TOWN LOCATION TIME 6/26/2015 Bridgeport Skyblast Fireworks – Seaside Park...

Let the Sunshine on the Blues – Fishing Trip

Join us for our 2nd Annual fishing trip to benefit The Sunshine Kids! We had so much fun last year and we are looking forward to another great day on the water! Visit facebook.com/events/2038152572990374/ for more details.   When: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 2:00pm...

The Differences Between Home Staging & Interior Decorating

In simple terms, the purpose of home staging is to prepare a home for sale while interior decorating is about adding personal style. Understanding this important distinction could mean the difference between selling your house fast and for top dollar vs. having a...

New Home Sales (May 2015)

New home sales increased for the second straight month. Homebuilders are now focusing on lower-priced and smaller-sized homes as evidenced by a lower median price. But the supply is still short of demand. Expect general push up to home prices in the upcoming months....

2015 International Home Buying Activity

This infographic uses data from the 2015 Profile of International Home Buying Activity. The Profile of International Home Buying Activity presents data gathered from REALTORS® on purchases of U.S. real estate by international clients made during the 12 months from...

5 Things to Do This Weekend: June 20 – 21st

Happy Father’s Day Weekend! Why not spend some quality time with dad at one of the great events going on locally this weekend? Here are five great ideas to get you started: The Goshen Stampede Friday, June 19 – Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Goshen, CT – More...