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We’re Moving in the “Wrong Direction” | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

We’re Moving in the “Wrong Direction” | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
That's what my relocation client told me as we went to visit five drop-dead gorgeous homes in Fairfield Connecticut. Ping and her family were moving from South Carolina to pricey Fairfield County.  Although the home sizes were not quite as grand here as what they were used to, I could sense a growing excitement about…
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Homeowner Use of Social Media: Lifeline or Liability? | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Homeowner Use of Social Media: Lifeline or Liability? | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Most of us use social media networks like Facebook as a convenient go-to tool for fun, entertainment, communication, sharing, advice and recommendations.  It's a great way to get some instant gratification for all of these things.     Most of us also know that there can be a flip side to these benefits. We've all…
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Homeowner Use of Social Media: Lifeline or Liability?

Remember this when you put information about your house on social media...!
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Last Local Housing Market Update for the Year, Plus Some Holiday Bloopers! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Last Local Housing Market Update for the Year, Plus Some Holiday Bloopers! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
As we head towards the final holiday week before the New Year, I wanted to give you the current housing market snapshot.   I'll give you the full-year summary once we are well into Q1 of 2015 and all the numbers are in.  So here's the scoop for now- Inventory of homes for sale was up…
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Fabulous Beachfront Condo – Coming this week! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Fabulous Beachfront Condo – Coming this week! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Live the sweet life in your new carefree ranch style beachfront condo at Kensie Point! Decks and penthouse-like water views from all rooms, elevator entry, private furnished beachfront garden, set on town-managed Pine Creek Beach. Near‪#‎town‬ and ‪#‎train‬, an hour from ‪#‎NYC‬. Two bedrooms, two full baths, 1900 square feet updated and move-in ready. Coming…
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Do You Really Need to Clean Your Ducts? | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Do You Really Need to Clean Your Ducts? | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Having moved into my house 10 years ago, I've been thinking that duct cleaning is well past-due.   Then I heard someone say that duct cleaning can actually loosen dust making air quality worse.   Given a tendency toward allergies with respiratory symptoms, I wanted to do whatever was likely to keep my surrounding air cleanest…
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Family Returns Home to the Fairfield University Area | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Family Returns Home to the Fairfield University Area | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Chris grew up at her parents' house on Wormwood Road near Fairfield University,  but she later moved to Monroe with her husband Rich.  There they enjoyed more space and land as they raised their two children, one of which is now away at college.  After a couple of decades, they began to tire of the 20-minute minimum…
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Tune in to HGTV Tonight! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Tune in to HGTV Tonight! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
If you're home tonight, tune in to HGTV's House Hunters Renovation "An Old House Gets a New  Master Plan" at 10:00 PM (or use that trusty DVR to record and watch later :-) ) to follow my clients, Michael and Ella on their journey of selling their home in Black Rock and moving to Fairfield to get better…
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Visit this Lovely Fairfield Beach Area Home Sunday 10/5 Between 1 & 3 PM! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Visit this Lovely Fairfield Beach Area Home Sunday 10/5 Between 1 & 3 PM! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Come visit us and see this gorgeous home in the bustling Fairfield Beach area during our Open House tomorrow, Sunday October 5 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM! Check all weekend O P E N   H O U S  E S here! Request a showing or complimentary home valuation below.
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Quick Scoop on July’s Local CT Housing Markets | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Quick Scoop on July’s Local CT Housing Markets | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Word on the Street: Fairfield, Westport & Weston 2013 vs. 2014 Just checking in with a quick report on the real estate markets in July before joining the masses and taking a little vacation- We would expect the housing market to be seasonally slower in the months of July and August as people are in full summer…
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My Home is My Castle. | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

My Home is My Castle. | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
What is a castle?  In its most basic form, it’s a place that gives us security and privacy. #HomeSweetHome.  It's the place we cherish, where we feel safe and sound, sometimes happy, other times sad; where we celebrate, gather together, share, work, create, cook, decorate; where we can love and be loved; where we live,…
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Spring-to-Summer Real Estate 2014: Fairfield, Westport & Weston CT | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Spring-to-Summer Real Estate 2014: Fairfield, Westport & Weston CT | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Spring came slowly and went fast this year!   So let's take a look at our local Fairfield, Westport and Weston markets compared to last year, January through May.  If we compare the inventory, number of sales, prices and the ratio of selling to asking price for single family homes, we can see some consistency across the three towns. The inventory (number of homes on the…
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New Listing- New Price- New Neighbor! Westport, Fairfield Housing Update | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

New Listing- New Price- New Neighbor! Westport, Fairfield Housing Update | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Ever wonder about the market chain of events prior to your new neighbors moving in?  Well here's a quick view of the current flow in Westport and Fairfield. Twenty-six Westport home owners just put their houses on the market within the past 14 days. Three hundred and thirty three (333) homes are for sale in…
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We’re Moving in the “Wrong Direction” | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

We’re Moving in the “Wrong Direction” | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
That's what my relocation client told me as we went to visit five drop-dead gorgeous homes in Fairfield Connecticut. Ping and her family were moving from South Carolina to pricey Fairfield County.  Although the home sizes were not quite as grand here as what they were used to, I could sense a growing excitement about…
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Price Your House High and Get More Money!

Price Your House High and Get More Money! | Real Estate | Scoop.it
What are the take-aways about price and time when selling your house? Read these true stories and find out.
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Open House Pros and Cons for Sellers- What Will You Decide? | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Open House Pros and Cons for Sellers- What Will You Decide? | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Get the scoop- what are the pros and cons for sellers to have their agent host an open house?
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Thanksgiving Beach Bulletin! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Thanksgiving Beach Bulletin! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
As you rush around making your holiday travel plans or hustle to prepare a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner for a huge number of guests, I know there's nothing you want more than to see a couple of videos and a 3-point update Fairfield beach area home sales!   So here goes... Can we see a video of…
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Fab Home on Laurel Beach in Milford! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Fab Home on Laurel Beach in Milford! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Did you ever wish for a charming home on Laurel Beach in Milford, CT?   This elegant home is a two-family that can easily be converted to a single family or used as an investment property.  Featuring new kitchen and baths, water views and charming wrap around porches, this home is a must-see! Enjoy the…
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Great Finds on Both Sides of Town! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Great Finds on Both Sides of Town! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Whether you know someone looking for a cute cape close to Black Rock Turnpike shopping and the new Fairfield Metro Center, or a proposed new construction on the beach near Fairfield's bustling downtown scene and train, there's a home for the taking! Here are two featured properties for sale.  Scroll down for a link to browse all…
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Remember the New Law for Smoke and CO Detectors | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Remember the New Law for Smoke and CO Detectors | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
If you are in the process of buying or selling real estate, remember that the new law in support of adequate smoke and carbon dioxide detectors went into effect January 1st this year. Sellers will be required to provide an affidavit confirming that the required working detectors have been installed or pay the buyer $250…
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Find Your True Colors | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Find Your True Colors | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Are you in the process of renovating, building new or just changing the colors in your home?  Maybe your room colors are still there from the first owners of your home and you would have changed them years ago if you only knew where to begin. Check out these two great resources to help guide you to…
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Open H O U S E S this Sunday… Plan Your Day Right Here! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Open H O U S E S this Sunday… Plan Your Day Right Here! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Ever wish there was one place to go and find out about all the open houses for the upcoming weekend?  Look no further! Just click the image to go to raveis.com for the best open house search tool around, and find out what's open in every town in all these states: Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island…
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Family Finds New Home in Old Hill | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Family Finds New Home in Old Hill | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
The journey was long for Eric, Roberta and their young son and new puppy.  Of course it would be a big lifestyle change from an apartment in Manhattan to a house in the suberbs.  First of all, when you could routinely have any nationality of cuisine delivered to your doorstep within 20 minutes, anything less seemed…
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Question: Which June Housing Market was Better, 2013 or 2014? | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Question: Which June Housing Market was Better, 2013 or 2014? | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
What’s the answer? As we enjoy the summer on our decks and patios, let's see how the towns are doing... It helps to look at the rate that homes are selling, known as the “absorption rate”.  It's calculated by dividing the sales per month by the number of homes on the market at the end of…
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Open House this Sunday July 20th,1-3pm ~ Come to the Beach! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More

Open House this Sunday July 20th,1-3pm ~ Come to the Beach! | Linda Raymond Real Estate Blog, Fairfield, Westport & More | Real Estate | Scoop.it
Deep beach, double jetties, high sand dunes, view of Penfield Lighthouse, mature trees, multi-million dollar neighbors! Come to 845 Fairfield Beach Road this Sunday July 20, 1-3pm, enjoy a little sunshine, some great tunes, and see for yourself!   Feel free to contact me for more information or to request a private showing in the…
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