Darien, CT Real Estate News

By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Homes with Barns for sale in Darien, Ct.Currently there are four homes in Darien, Ct. that are for sale that come with a second building designed as a barn. Most of the barns include a heated finished space as well as extra storage, garage or workshop.The extra heated space is multifunctional and can be used as: Guest Suite Home Office Play/Gym/Bonus Room. Art Studio Price range for the 4 properties range from $1,394,000 to $4,075,000. To see more information on 123 West Ave click here.To view larger - right click on image to open in new tab. Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans approximately 14.9 square miles along Long Island Sound. Darien is only 38 miles from New York City, making for an efficient commute by car or Metro North C...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Darien, Ct. Homes For Sale With In-Law Apartments ~ February 2018.Darien Connecticut is a single family community on Long Island Sound nestled between Stamford and Norwalk. In-law apartments are a great addition to homes that offer multi-functional spaces that can be used as: Separate living spaces. Home office. Artist Studio. Nanny’s quarters. Guest Suites. Playroom/Movie Room In-law apartments are usually separate from the main house usually located above the garage or in a walk out basement. The in-law apartments/suites have their own full baths and separate entrance from the main house but also can be attached to the main house.Currently in Darien Connecticut out of the 189 single family homes for sale only seven offer an in-law suite feature with another eight homes that have the p...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
25 Waterfront Homes For Sale ~ Darien, Ct. February 2018.Currently out of 184 single family homes listed on the Darien MLS there are 25 that are waterfront. Four of them are on streams or ponds and twenty-one of them are on the Long Island Sound and/or rivers. The prices range from $739,00 up to $18,900,000.For the location of the homes view map below along with list. To view listing of homes just go to Realtor.com and type in address or MLS number. right click on image to open larger in new tab.  Of the 184 single homes in Darien the listing price range run from $525,000 up to $18,900,000. Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans approximately 14.9 square miles along Long Island Sound. Darien is only 38 miles from New York City, making...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Ct Rebates for Energy Efficient New Homes & Renovations 2018.      Earn up to $7,000 with an average of $4,000 in rebates in Connecticut when building a new home or a full renovation on an existing home using energy efficient building practices that will pay for itself in years to come.Click here for a guide on Return On Investment on Energy Efficient building materials and improvements.It is a fairly easy process if you hire an experience builder and energy consultant such as Home Energy Technologies that will provide step by step consulting and certification services to your project. Home Energy Technologies will work with your builder, do the required tests and file the paperwork for the rebates. To find out more about these Connecticut Rebates and other programs go to EnergizeCtBelo...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
24 Darien, Connecticut Homes for Rent Nov. 2017.There are currently 24 homes in Darien on the MLS for rent ranging from $2,450 up to $13,500 asking per month.  These homes range from 960 square feet up to 6,050 square feet. 152 Goodwives River Road, Darien, Ct. Five homes are waterfront:- 2 Nash Island 21 Tokeneke Trail 152 Goodwives River 22 Driftway 65 Goodwives River  Three have pools:- 22 Driftway 6 Woodley 202 Mansfield.   Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans approximately 14.9 square miles along Long Island Sound. Darien is only 38 miles from New York City, making for an efficient commute by car or Metro North Commuter Railway of 55 minutes to Grand Central Station, Manhattan. For all your real estate needs in Darien and lower...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Darien, Ct. Homes For Sale With In-Law Apartments ~ Nov. 2017.Darien Connecticut is a single family community on Long Island Sound nestled between Stamford and Norwalk. In-law apartments are a great addition to homes that offer multi-functional spaces that can be used as: Separate living spaces. Home office. Artist Studio. Nanny’s quarters. Guest Suites. Playroom/Movie Room In-law apartments are usually separate from the main house usually located above the garage or in a walk out basement. The in-law apartments/suites have their own full baths and separate entrance from the main house but also can be attached to the main house.Currently in Darien Connecticut out of the 209 single family homes for sale only seven offer an in-law suite feature. 14 Tory Hole Road, 4 bedroom, 3+ bath 3,142...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
20 Waterfront Homes For Sale ~ Darien, Ct. October 2017. Currently out of 204 single family homes listed on the Darien MLS there are 24 that are waterfront. Four of them are on rivers or ponds and twenty of them are on the Long Island Sound. The prices range from $1,490,000 up to $16,250,000.For the location of the homes view map below along with list. To view listing of homes just go to Realtor.com and type in address or MLS number.  Of the 204 single homes in Darien the listing price range run from $499,000 up to $16,250,000. Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans approximately 14.9 square miles along Long Island Sound. Darien is only 38 miles from New York City, making for an efficient commute by car or Metro North Commuter Railway...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Sunny Weather & 27 Open House in Darien, Ct. Sunday October 22nd, 2017.  Sunny weather with tempatures at 73  makes a nice day to view open homes in Darien Ct this Sunday.  There are 27 public open houses out of the 203 single family listing on the Darien MLS.  The times of these open houses vary from 12:00 to 5:00 so best to plan ahead.To view open house in Darien you can use these two websites Realtor.com  Zillow.comCome visit DMK Realty’s open house this Sunday 12:00 to 2:00 at 123 West Ave, a 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bath update home with master suite and double walk-in closets. Additional 1200 square foot in-law apt / home office / bonus room with full bath above heated garage. New Price $1,399,000.  Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans ...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
55 Open House in Darien, Ct. Sunday October 15th, 2017. In Darien Ct this Sunday there are 55 public open houses out of the 205 single family listing on the Darien MLS.  The times of these open houses vary from 12:00 to 5:00 so best to plan ahead.To view open house in Darien you can use these two websites Realtor.com  Zillow.com  Come visit DMK Realty’s open house this Sunday 12:00 to 2:00 at 123 West Ave, a 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bath update home with master suite and double walk-in closets. Additional 1200 square foot in-law apt / home office / bonus room with full bath above heated garage. New Price $1,399,000.  Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans approximately 14.9 square miles along Long Island Sound. Darien is only 38 miles from New ...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Open House in Darien, Ct.June 25, 2017In Darien Ct today there are 51 public open houses out of the 213 single family listing on the Darien MLS.  The times of these open houses vary from 12:00 to 5:00 so best to plan ahead.To view open house in Darien you can use these two websites Realtor.comZillow.com Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans approximately 14.9 square miles along Long Island Sound. Darien is only 38 miles from New York City, making for an efficient commute by car or Metro North Commuter Railway of 55 minutes to Grand Central Station, Manhattan. Click here for Darien, Ct. Homes For Sale With In-Law Apartments. For more information on Home Trends in Fairfield County, Connecticut contact DMK Real Estate.  DMK providing st...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Darien, Ct. Homes For Sale With In-Law Apartments.May 2017.Darien Connecticut is a single family community on Long Island Sound nestled between Stamford and Norwalk. In-law apartments are a great addition to homes that offer multi-functional spaces that can be used as: Separate living spaces. Home office. Artist Studio. Nanny’s quarters. Guest Suites. In-law apartments tend to be separate from the main house usually located above the garage or in an walk out basement. The in-law apartments/suites have their own full baths and separate enterance from the main house but also can be attached to the main house.Currently in Darien Connecticut out of the 223 single family homes for sale only three offer a in-law suite feature. 123 West Avenue is a 4 bedroom, 3+ bath 3340 sq ft Farm House Colo...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Darien, Ct. Spring Housing Market 2017.The spring housing market for Darien, Connecticut is active with 27 new listing within the first 15 days of April for a total of 203 single family homes for sale. The price range for homes in Darien range from $545,000 up to $17,500,000 with the following breakdown in groups: 22 homes listed under $1,000,000. 32 homes listed between $1,000,000 to $1,500,000. 52 homes listed between $1,500,000 to $2,000,000. 59 homes listed between $2,000,000 to $3,000,000. 21 homes listed between $3,000,000 to $4,000,000. 12 homes listed between $4,000,000 to $6,000,000. 5 homes listed above $6,000,000.  27 New Listings ~ Darien, Ct. ~ April 1 to 15, 2017.   Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans approximately 14...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
For Sale 18 Waterfront Homes Darien, Ct. October 2016.Currently out of 178 single family homes listed on the Darien MLS there are 18 that are waterfront. Some of them are on rivers or ponds but the majority of them are on the Long Island Sound. There is also Great Island in Darien that is 62 acres and being offered at $175 million.For the location of the homes view map below along with list. To view listing of homes just go to Realtor.com and type in address or MLS number.  Click here to see larger list of homes. Of the 178 single homes in Darien the listing price range run from $599,500 up to $22 million.Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans approximately 14.9 square miles along Long Island Sound. Darien is only 38 miles from New Yo...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
43 Open House in Darien Today ~ September 25th, 2016.Out of the 211 single family homes for sale on the Darien MLS 43 of them will be having an open house today Sunday September 25, 2016.The viewing times tend to range from 10:30 am to 5:00 with the majority of them being between 1:00 to 3:00. Open House for Darien, Ct to see updated list click here.The price range for home for sale in Darien range from $425,000 up to $24,000,000 with one additional waterfront 62 acre parcel called Great Island being offered at $175,000,000.New Listing 18 Highfield Lane, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms renovated/updated 3,470 square feet Colonial home, on a cul-de-sac on a secluded 1 acre lot walking distance to town and train. Open house today 1:00 to 3:00 priced at $1,880,000.          For more information on...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Darien, Ct. Rental Market Report June 16th, 2016. Currently on the Darien MLS there are 38 Homes for rent ranging in price from $1,800 up to $30,000 per month. There are six homes being offered for above $10,000 per month and fifteen ranging from $10,000 to $5,000.To view an up-to-date list of Darien Rentals click here. Three of the rentals are waterfront homes. Ten of the rentals are with pool.   Darien, Connecticut is a residential community of approximately 20,000 residents that spans approximately 14.9 square miles along Long Island Sound. Darien is only 38 miles from New York City, making for an efficient commute by car or Metro North Commuter Railway of 55 minutes to Grand Central Station, Manhattan. For all your real estate needs in Darien and lower Fairfield County please call D...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Darien 68 Open House ~ June 4th & 5th 2016.Out of the 200 single family homes for sale on the Darien MLS sixty-eight of them will be having an open house this weekend. Out of the 68 open houses three of them are for rent.63 of them will be on Sunday June 5th and five will be held on Saturday June 4th.The viewing times tend to range from 10:30 am to 5:00 with the majority of them being between 1:00 to 3:00. Open House for Darien, Ct to see updated list click here. Currently there are 36 homes for rent in Darien with prices between $2,750 up to $15,000 with one offered at $30,000/month.The price range for single family homes for sale in Darien range from $425,000 up to $5,975,000 with one being offered at $22,000,000. For more information on Home Trends in Fairfield County, Connecticut co...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
7 of 10 Best Connecticut Schools in Fairfield County.According to Niche “2016 Best Public High Schools in Connecticut” seven of the top ten are located in Fairfield County. The comprehensive evaluations takes into key factors such as strength of academics, quality of staff, school resources, quality of student life as well as reviews done by parents and students.Factors Considered ~ 50% - Academics Grade                              10% - Health and Safety Grade               10% - Parent/Student Survey                  10% - Student Culture & Diversity          10% - Teacher Grade                                   5% - Resources & Facilities                      2.5% - Extracurricular & Activities           2.5% - Sports & Fitness                                To view Niche 2016 Best ...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
2015 Property Tax Mill Rates for Connecticut & Fairfield County.In Fairfield County and the rest of Connecticut the property assessment is equal to 70% of the fair market value of the property as established by the municipal Assessor. The property tax rate is expressed in mills or thousandths of a dollar. A tax rate (mill rate) of 11.74 mills is equivalent to $11.74 of taxes per $1,000 of assessed value.Each town sets its own mill rate; some municipalities have different mill rates for different districts within that town. Assessment dates for property on the Grand List must be assessed by October 1st of the preceding year. So for property taxes due July 1st, 2014 and January 1, 2015 are determined from assessments computed by the town assessor prior to October 1, 2013 Grand List. Typic...
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By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
Recycling Paint ~ Darien, Ct.As of July 2015 the Darien Transfer Station will now accept household paints that are not needed. This service is for only residents of Darien with valid access stickers and not for any commercial use. Acceptable paint containers must be: In non-leaking fully sealed containers.  In Original container. Fully labeled as to contents. Maximum 5 gallon capacity per container. Standard house paints are acceptable, latex and oil base including: Interior, exterior, latex, acrylic, water base, alkyd, oil base, enamel.  Deck and floor paint. Primers and sealers. Stains. Shellacs, lacquers, varnishes, single component urethanes. Concrete, masonry and wood waterproofing and sealers. Metal coatings rust preventative paints. Field and lawn paints. Unacceptable paints and ...
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By Judy Cicalese, Market Knowledge-Social Media Savvy 203-638-7812
(William Raveis Real Estate)
MLS # 99101610 - goto www.raveis.com  This colonial is sited on 2 level acres in North Darien, minutes to train station---ideal for commuters.  This home is perfect for buyers or investor looking to update or expand on this fabulous property located in an upscale neighborhood.  Town map is incorrect - had a survey and soil test done and there are no wetlands!!!!!!  Call Judy for addiitional information 203-638-7812
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