New Fairfield, CT Real Estate News

By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
BOOK AND MOVIE LOVERS - HUGE SALE AT THENEW FAIRFIELD, CT LIBRARYWho doesn’t love a good book, especially when it’s at a great price and the purchase will help your local library? Come out to New Fairfield’s Library this weekend and Monday to get your book and DVD bargains. The Friends of the Library group has been accepting donations of books from local readers and the DVD’s are donated by the library. There is something for everyone!  The Library hours are: Saturday  10am - 5pm; Sunday 1pm - 4pm and Monday 10am - 8pm. Address: 2 Brush Hill Rd, New Fairfield, CT 06812Telephone: 203-312-5679  The sale will take place in the Community Room on the second floor. SATURDAY, September 24th:Hard-cover books: $1.00Soft-cover books:    50 centsDVD’s $1.00 SUNDAY, September 25th:Shopping bag full...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
Were the Summer Months of 2016 Good for Real Estate in New Fairfield CT? During the summer months of July and August 2016 a total of 33 single family homes  changed hands in New Fairfield, CT as per the local Multiple Listing Service.  The average sale price was $373K and the median $340K. For that two-month time frame, the average number of days on the market was 86; the maximum 211 and the lowest only 12.  The average discount rate for the period was nearly 5%, that means sellers conceded up to 5% of their asking price in order to sell their homes. Of the 33 homes, the lowest-priced home sold at $100K, which was $7.5K above the asking price. It was a small, 2-Bedroom/-Bath house, a Fannie Mae-owned foreclosure, which took 38 days to sell.  The highest-priced home that sold during thos...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
NEW FAIRFIELD DAY SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17TH 2016    When:On Saturday, September 17th 2016, New Fairfield will hold its fourth New Fairfield Day. The event starts at 11:00am and continues until 2:00pm. Rain day is Sunday, September 18th. At this point, the forecast is for hot, rather than wet weather.  Where:Multiple spots within the center of town will be host to a number of booths, tables and vendors: Stop and Shop Parking Lot, Komlo Preserve, Senior Center, Veterans Green and Memorial Field. These locations are organized with a view to walkability. HART buses (Housatonic Area Regional Transportation) will offer rides to those who prefer a ride within the center of town.  What:FARMERS MARKET will be open from 9:00 am - 2:00pm at Memorial Field - fresh local fruit and vegetables from neig...
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By The Brokerage Group - CT Real Estate, Fairfield & Litchfield County + Candlewood Lake
(The Brokerage of New England)
Another Successful Sale by The Brokerage Group.  Let US help you SELL your Home!  Call us direct 203-733-1613New Fairfield CT Real Estate 24 Saw Mill Road in New Fairfield, Connecticut was sold on August 22, 2016 by The Real Estate Brokerage Group.   A 4 bedroom Colonial sited on private one-acre wooded lot with mature plantings, trees, water garden and walking trails to pond. Located off main road on cul-de-sac.  Just min to town center, schools, shopping, restaurants and route 37. Thinking about buying or selling your home?  Contact Lisa Brown & The Brokerage Group. Experienced & Professional Realtors® ready to guide you through your Real Estate Journey.  Direct: 203-733-1613  At The Brokerage of New England, we provide our sellers with the same superior service and results at a price...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
  Home Sales and Prices in New Fairfield, CT July 2016 Real Estate market data presented by Olga Simoncelli, Broker/Owner Veritas Prime Real Estate NEW FAIRFIELD HOME SALES AND HOME PRICES ALL HOME SALESThrough the end of July 2016, 106 homes changed hands in New Fairfield, CT. The average price of homes sold was $424K, while the median price was much lower at $325K. Of the homes sold, the highest price paid was $3,250,000 for a Sail Harbour 8,553-square-foot home located directly on Candlewood Lake on a multi-acre lot with ample lake frontage, high end amenities and outdoor living space. That home also took the longest to sell at well over a year.  AVERAGE TIME ON MARKET AND DISCOUNT RATEThe average time on the market during 2016 for New Fairfield homes sold was 115 days, or nearly fou...
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By The Brokerage Group - CT Real Estate, Fairfield & Litchfield County + Candlewood Lake
(The Brokerage of New England)
 Join us this Sunday at 24 Saw Mill Road between 1-3pm to preview this private 4 Bedroom Colonial in New Fairfield, Connecticut.  This home is sited on a secluded one-acre wooded lot with mature plantings/trees, water garden, walking trails and a short walk to pond. This New Fairfield home offers privacy, convience and location!  Located on private cul-de-sac off main road and just min to New Fairfield town center, New Fairfield schools, shopping, restaurants, route 37 and NY border. Make this your home today! Price $379,900Listed by Lisa Brown, Real Estate Agent at The Brokerage of New England.  A residential real estate agency servicing Fairfield County home buyers and sellers. For more information on us and our services visit us atwww.BrokerageNE.comThe Brokerage of New England, a re...
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By The Brokerage Group - CT Real Estate, Fairfield & Litchfield County + Candlewood Lake
(The Brokerage of New England)
   Just Reduced | 24 Saw Mill Road New Fairfield CT | $379,900House For Sale: Great opportunity to own a private 4 Bedroom home situated on a secluded one-acre wooded lot in New Fairfield, Connecticut.  Located on private cul-de-sac off main road.  Just minutes to town center, schools, shopping, restaurants, route 37 and New York border.This well maintained New Fairfield home comes complete with partially fenced back yard, paved driveway, shed, over-sized 2 bay garage, deck, patio, generator. Beautiful mature plantings/trees, water garden, walking trails and a short walk to pond. Spacious granite kitchen with tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, kingswood cabinetry and dining area with sliders accessing deck overlooking private back yard.  Includes dining room, family room, livi...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
 Once again the Community Service Club of New Fairfield will sponsor its ever popular Mother's Day plant sale. All proceeds are earmarked for various community projects in New Fairfield.   Event:  Mother's Day Plant Sale When: Saturday, May 7th, 9:00am - 3:00pmRain or Shine Where: Veteran's ParkOld State Highway 37 (around 20 CT Rte 37)New Fairfield, CT 06812 Flowers are always a perfect and satisfying gift that keeps on giving. AND, as I always say:   FLOWERS MAKE YOUR SOUL SMILE! HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!   
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
 SHOP TO GIVE - LOCAL FUNDRAISER IN NEW FAIRFIELD, CT  This Saturday, April 30th 2016 a new fundraising event is shaping up in New Fairfield, CT. It is also intended to promote the goods and services of the various local business. ALL are invited to participate! This is a great opportunity for shoppers to support local vendors and for those tradespeople or service providers to promote their goods and services.  The “Shopping Extravaganza” comes just in time for Mother’s Day, upcoming Junior and Senior High School proms, graduations and all those spring birthdays! Some sale items include jewelry, prom dresses, clothing and accessories, furniture, candles, personal care goodies (to pamper yourself, friend or loved one), nail wraps and more! WHAT:     SHOP TO GIVE  WHEN:   SATURDAY, APRIL ...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
   On Saturday, April 23rd the Candlewood Watershed Initiative is sponsoring yet another Soil Testing Day in the Candlewood Lake are of CT. Given the popularity of the event in prior years, for the 2016 Soil Testing Day there will be two testing locations in the Candlewood Lake area:  New Fairfield - at Stop & Shop (5 Rte 39) 8:30am - 3:00pm and Sherman - at IGA (15 Rte 39 N) 9:00am - 3:00pm  First-time participants will enjoy the testing free of charge; prior users of the service are asked to contribute a modest fee of $5.00. Coupons will be available for possible fertilizer needs. Generally soil testing is recommended every 3-5 years and perhaps more frequently if the soil has been disturbed in a major way. WHY DO WE TEST?  We live in an area of wells and lakes. Any runoff from fertil...
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By Deborah Laemmerhirt - REALTOR® Brookfield,Newtown,Roxbury,Bridgewater,Washington,Sherman, Luxury Homes,WaterFront,Equestrian,NewConstruction
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
Red Fox Crossing 6 Bedroom Luxury Home for Sale in New Fairfield CT | 8 Red Fox Ct A prime piece of property, this Red Fox Crossing 6 bedroom luxury home for sale in New Fairfield CT is a must-see for people with distinctly exquisite home preferences.  This gorgeous home that offers a hasty retreat from the busyness of city living through its picturesque views of the thick greenery has 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, a large chef’s kitchen, and a four-floor elevator.Strategically located in a cul-de-sac, this elegant and unique 6 bedroom luxury home for sale in New Fairfield CT is seated on 2.04 acres of land and provides approximately 7,100 square feet of living space.  With the home surrounded by the splendor of nature, its new owners will surely discover the priceless solitude that living in ...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
St Patrick's Day Dinner in New Fairfield Saturday, March 12, 2016 The Congregational Church of New Fairfield is honoring St Patrick's Day by sponsoring its annual Corned Beef Dinner. This year the dinner will be offered on Saturday, March 12th; please see details below. WHEN: SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016 from 5:00pm - 7:00 pmWHERE:Congregational Church of New Fairfield20 Gillotti RdNew Fairfield, CT 06812PRICE:$13.00 for adults and older children; $6:00 for children under 12Tickets can be purchased at the doorTRADITIONAL MENU:Corned Beef, Cabbage, potatoes, carrots, Irish soda breadDessert: Ice cream and cookiesCoffee or tea If you can't make it to the event, but would still like to celebrate St Patrick's Day by enjoying the traditional fare, TAKE OUT IS AVAILABLE by calling 203-746-9954 on...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
EASTER EGG HUNT IN NEW FAIRFIELD, CT The Lions Club of New Fairfield is sponsoring this year's Easter Egg Hunt for children of all ages. The event is free and will feature some door prizes.  See details below: EVENT:             EASTER EGG HUNTWHEN:             SATURDAY, MARCH 12, 2016RAIN DATE:    SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016TIME:                STARTS PROMPTLY at 11:00AM                            ENDS at 1:00PMWHERE:           NEW FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL                             Stadium Turf Field                           54 Gillotti Rd, New Fairfield CT 06812ADMISSION: FREE HAPPY EASTER!                  
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN AT THE NEW FAIRFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY IN FEBRUARY, 2016   When outdoor time may be limited due to inclement weather, why not head to the New Fairfield Public Library for some fun and educational activities during free time? There is something available for most age groups. MONDAYS WEE ONES: 10:30 -11:00am - even the youngest crowds between 12-23 months can socialize as they enjoy stories and songs. Registration required. alsoMONDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 4:30 pm children in grades 1 and up can try their hand at making candy sushi. Registration required.  TUESDAYS TALES FOR TWO: 10:30-11:00am - ages 24-35 months: stories, songs and a craft.  Registration required. WEDNESDAYS FUN WITH RHYTHM: 10:30 am for children 3 years old and up: Ed Leonard, singer/song-writer will teach c...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
What's Selling in New Fairfield, CTReal Estate Market Update January, 2016 Home Sales and Prices in New Fairfield, CT for January 2016 Real Estate market data for New Fairfield, CT provided by Olga Simoncelli,Broker/Owner of Veritas Prime Real Estate.  The selling and price momentum for New Fairfield, CT during the first month of this year appears positive. Fifteen properties sold during January, one of those was a condo, the rest single family homes. New Fairfield is not much of a condo community, there are only two complexes, both for residents 55 and over. The average selling price for all homes sold was $402,907, which represents a nice uptick over the same period last year when [interestingly] also 15 properties sold, but only for an average price of $319,477. The discount rate (di...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
Prom Dress Sale in New Fairfield  The Community Service Club of New Fairfield once again will hold its popular Pretty for Prom dress Sale. This year it will be more appropriately called Pretty for Prom and More since there is such a variety of dresses and other items offered. In addition to the more traditional prom dresses, the selections will also feature formal gowns, cocktail dresses, both long and short, shawls, wraps, jewelry, shoes, purses and other accessories.  The dress sale event in New Fairfield is coming up soon! WHEN: Saturday, January 23rd (tentative snow date is Saturday, January 30th)  WHAT TIME: 10:00am - 4:00pm WHERE:Firehouse A 302 Ball Pond Road (Route 39) New Fairfield CT 06812  The dresses are very broad in spectrum, textures and styles. The prices are unbeatable,...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
Paying It Forward: Community Service Club of New Fairfield Bakes Apple Pies Community Service Club of New Fairfield is a local service organization established “to provide service and financial assistance through fundraising for the promotion of the common good and general welfare of the Town of New Fairfield. To that end, the Club [focuses] its efforts on causes that benefit groups of people or the Town as a whole.” I have been a member for a number of years.  Every November, the members get together to bake apple pies, which is one of our established annual fundraisers. As we socialize, we peel thousands of apples, chop and mix them, then either bake the pies or offer them for sale unbaked to be frozen for future use. It’s become a New Fairfield tradition that townspeople look forwar...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
New Fairfield, Connecticut is a BUY! Real Estate Market Report Photo by Olga   Home Prices in New Fairfield, CT for January - November 2015Real Estate market information for New Fairfield, CT provided by Olga Simoncelli, Broker/Owner of Veritas Prime Real Estate. Data is based on MLS statistics. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT: interest rate rise now seems to be a certainty - the Fed must show faith in the improving economy. In fact, the U.S. economic situation may be stronger than even what already positive numbers are indicating (Fed’s Plan to Go Slow Isn’t Sure Bet NYT 12/06/15). My own little indicator: a statistic I heard on a morning business report on CBS 880 as I was driving to tennis: on some recent survey 71% of those that reported “NO INCOME” also reported that they have smart phones… I...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
  The ever popular New Fairfield Sherman Animal Welfare Society (NFSAW) Holiday Boutique is back!  This year's Holiday Boutique will be on:Saturday, December 5th, 2015 10:00am - 4:00PM at: the New Fairfield Senior Center, Community Room33 State Route 37New Fairfield, CT 06812  The typical things for sale will feature some Christmas items such as live wreaths with your choice of bows (come early, those go fast!), tabletop trees and handcrafted ornaments. General gift items will include handmade quilts, gift baskets, Laurel Birch scarves and accessories, pet items, jewelry and baked goods. The very special new 2016 New Fairfield Sherman Animal Welfare Pet Pin Up Calendars will be available. And of course, lots of goodies and stocking stuffers for our animal friends.  As in prior years, th...
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By Olga Simoncelli, CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management
(Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate)
The Surprise Blizzard that Stole Halloween in New Fairfield, CT It was October 29, 2011. We were enjoying an extended Indian summer in New Fairfield. Without an early frost, flowers were still blooming and the leaves on deciduous trees were for the most part green. First snow drops appearing on blooms in late October '11 in New Fairfield New Fairfield was decked out in its finest Halloween pageantry. Children already started celebrating one of their favorite holidays EVER, testing out costumes at various pre-event activities around town and in school, and… most eagerly anticipating the REAL Halloween night with its adrenalin highs of Trick-or-Treating, generously fueled by ongoing sugar consumption.The weather forecasts for New Fairfield and the surrounding Candlewood Lake areas were DI...
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