Wilton, CT Real Estate News

By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
  Dagny Eason | Dagny's Real Estate LLC | (203) 858-4853 161 Linden Tree Road, Wilton, CT What an attractive inviting large cape with over-sized rooms located on a private lane with the winning combination of close to town and amazing natur 5BR/3BA Single Family House   offered at $700,000 Year Built 1966 Sq Footage 2,890 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 3 full, 0 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 101,059 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION Looking for the “just right” spacious cozy cape? Would you like to move your large family into the perfect home before the school year starts? A beautiful open foyer with slate floor opens to lovely formal living room with fireplace and large sunny windows. The elegant dining room leads to the high-ceilinged sky-lighted sunroom and informal fam...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
After The WOW Factor What Does It Take To Sell a Home in This Wilton CT Market?                                                                  WOW ! Do you have the WOW Factor in your home?      Will your future buyers drive up your driveway and say, "WOW!" Will your future buyers open your front door and say, "WOW!" Have you done what is necessary in presentation and price to attract the best and most qualified buyers to your home? If not, why not? If you are selling your home, why are you not trying your hardest to do the best you can? Do we not tell our kids daily to go out there and give it their very best? What do we mean by that statement - unless it is to give everything we can to the best of our ability? After  the WOW Factor, what does it take to sell a home in this Wilton CT...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Do You Have The WOW Factor That It Takes To Sell in This Market? WOW ! Do you have the WOW Factor in your home?    Will your future buyers drive up your driveway and say, "WOW!"  Will your future buyers open your front door and say, "WOW!" Have you done what is necessary in presentation and price to attract the best and most qualified buyers to your home?   If not, why not?   If you are selling your home, why are you not trying your hardest to do the best you can?  Do we not tell our kids daily to go out there and give it their very best?   What do we mean by that statement - unless it is to give everything we can to the best of our ability?  Have you: scrubbed painted fixed replaced the old and worn cleaned out packed removed raked weeded pruned the bushes planted spring flowers swept ...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
This photo was taken last fall in November, when the Memorial was finished.    It is raining today, and so at the moment, I do not have a good picture of what it looks like today.    I will add one later.  I am sure it will be embellished with flags and flowers as they always do here for this holiday.   We have some very significant veterans here, who always try to participate in a big way in town politics and in this Memorial Day celebration.   David Close is our Grand Marshall this year.   He has always been very active in town affairs, admired by all in town for all he has done,  and remains so to this day.  A wonderful man. Bill Glass, a 25 year resident of Wilton, CT 06897, is an excellent example of that.  He will be keynote speaker today.  Working in town, Bill Glass has always ...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Selling Your Home in Wilton CT 06897  #8 You may want to read an earlier post first about How To Prepare Your Home For Sale Find a good Wilton Real Estate Agent or Realtor Interview the Realtors We have previously spoken of the process of finding a good Realtor.   After the declutter, organization, and neutralization of the home for sale comes staging.   Perhaps your home needs some paint, or plants to freshen it up. Now we will move into the next part of the process of selling your home in Wilton. The next step is to transform it into a product that will appeal to anyone.  It is now clean and organized and hopefully neutralized.  No wild colors or crazy decor.  The reason Realtors ask homeowners to remove their family pictures is to have buyers look at the rooms instead of the picture...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
 love May in Wilton, CT 06897!   The flowers are blooming, the trees are blooming, and most of the pollen has been washed away with the rain, or blown away with the wind.  What an incredibly gorgeous time of year to behold! I keep wandering around, wondering when the beauty bounty will end .... Almond bushes ... Bleeding Hearts Cherry Laurel Hybrid Fragrant Lilac My favorite spring colors Vinca Azaleas PJM  Rhododendrons
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By Peter Schattenfield, Estate Dissolution and Preparation (203)388-8092 CT.
(Turning Point Estate Services LLC )
Attic archeology in Fairfield County CT. Finding the "Diamond in the Rough" If you are among those who have read my blog, you may get the impression that I think all our clients attics and basements teem with nothing but junk. Forgive me if I have given you the wrong impression. We take our duty to carefully sort through the personal possessions that have accumulated over a lifetime very seriously. We understand there may be "gold" in them thar trunks. The hard reality however, is that MOST objects we find in these situations are common mass-produced items and reproductions. Old may indeed be antique, but age alone does not a collectible make. If the home is filled with items from the Retail Rodeo (you know what I mean), keep what you like and donate the rest. Don't get me wrong, these...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Wilton CT Merchants Donated to the Relay for Life Survivors Dinner Giveaway!   Every year in mid-May, The Cancer Society helps the Wilton residents run a Relay For Life event at the High School track field.   The Wilton Merchants  so very generously gave  to the survivors on Friday night, the 13th of May, at the Relay For Life Survivors Dinner.  I am proud to say that almost every merchant in town gave this year to the Survivors' celebration dinner. Here is a list of some of them....                                                                                                                                           Ancona’s Wine                                                                                              Une Minette                                                    ...
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By Peter Schattenfield, Estate Dissolution and Preparation (203)388-8092 CT.
(Turning Point Estate Services LLC )
Static in the Attic - Fairfield County, CT. Don't forget to check where the sun don't shine. When repairing and preparing your Fairfield County, CT. home for sale, remember the out of sight places in the home. The attic and crawl spaces may be all but forgotten to you, but potential buyers will want to survey all that is to be theirs. They will look behind the little doors. Don't give them an excuse to run screaming from the building. The out of sight, so it don't matter rule, works just fine for the year in and year out owner occupied residential set-up. Where else can you cram all that stuff when people come over to marvel at you neatly appointed, immaculate home? The attic and cave below the stairs have an insatiable appetite for those items. Toss it out? Pshaw. They took good hard e...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Grumman Hill Village -      is a beautiful community in South Wilton. CT 06897. The community consists of small independent homes, or condos, with some common land.    A wonderful spot for the very busy or those who want to get away from the property care issues.       One of the nicest extras here in these homes is that the garages are heated, so it is a real treat to go to work in the winter.  The square footage of these homes, or condos, varies from 1756 square feet to 1905 square feet.  This planned residential community named Grumman Hill Village is in South Wilton, just off of Route 7 for easy access to schools, easy commute, shops, train, etc.   It is beautifully landscaped, and has lawn irrigation for all of the homes.    Some of the homes, or condos,  are 3 bedrooms, and some a...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
This is an amazing 3 Bedroom 1 1/2 bath Colonial in the famous and desirable Long Hill area of Trumbull.   The owners have improved every inch of this home.   Everything is new!   The house has been painted from top to bottom, baths all updated, kitchen is beautifully updated, the floors are perfection, as is every inch!  Even the basement is spotless and spacious, and has an interior staircase and a bulkhead door to the outside! This 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath stately colonial in the Long hill area of Trumbull CT 06611 has very large, beautiful stone patio off of the kitchen and dining room.     The little walls have been created out of natural New England field stones that are flat, so they effect is quite beautiful.    There are several tiered levels of gardens between each low wall next ...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
  Selling Your Home in Wilton CT 06897 #7 You may want to read the previous post first about How To Prepare Your Home For Sale For the month of May 2011, we at Dagny's Real Estate will post one post per day explaining how you should   prepare your home for sale.    Find a good Wilton Real Estate Agent or Realtor Interview the Realtors We have previously spoken of the process of finding a good Realtor.   Now we will move into the next part of the process of selling your home in Wilton.    That process is to declutter, organize, and begin to neutralize the home for sale. The home needs to begin to transform from a "home" into a "product."   It is like taking a platter from the kitchen shelf, and placing it into a display in a store to market to be sold.   You would scrub it, package it to...
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By Peter Schattenfield, Estate Dissolution and Preparation (203)388-8092 CT.
(Turning Point Estate Services LLC )
Estate settlement in Fairfield County CT. Key points to consider -  Part 4 My multi-part discussion here refers to the actual physical assets involved in the estate settlement process: the estate "clean out", clean up and preparation for sale. The house, the "stuff" that fills every square foot inside and the grounds surrounding the home. View part 3 here.  View part 2 here.  View part 1 here The painful back breaking labor, all those nights and weekends spent with your siblings and their loathsome spouses, the insect filled crawl spaces you never knew existed, the dust and mold...is all a distant memory now. You have laid bare the house beneath the "stuff".  Huzzahs to you. Take a day or two and reflect on your accomplishment. You have earned this moment of rest. Go buy yourself the be...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Fix Water Problems before Listing Your Home in Wilton CT! If you have evidence of water having invaded your home - fix the problem, and repair the look with drylock paint.  It will increase the barrier to help you keep out the water.  No home will sell when it has evidence of water seeping into the basement.  No one wants to buy a home that may have mold problems.  The expenses are unknown, and could be very high. The minute any of my buyers see water seepage or damage, they run from the house.  All in all, it costs the seller the sale, not just a reduced price. Wilton CT 06897 Luxurious Four Wind Farms in Wilton, CT 06897 Crowne Pond, Wilton, CT 06897 Wilton Hunt Luxury Condos, Wilton, CT 06897 Wilton Hills Colonial Condos, Wilton CT 06897 Silvermine Woods – Is It a Resort Or Condo? W...
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By Peter Schattenfield, Estate Dissolution and Preparation (203)388-8092 CT.
(Turning Point Estate Services LLC )
Estate settlement in Fairfield County CT. Key points to consider -  Part 3 My multi-part discussion here refers to the actual physical assets involved in the estate settlement process: the estate "clean out", clean up and preparation for sale. The house, the "stuff" that fills every square foot inside and the grounds surrounding the home.  View Part 4 here. View part 2 here. View part 1 here.So here we are with the house full of stuff that needs to be disbursed according to a will, sold, donated, given away or discarded.Make an inventory of all the “major “ household items. Finally, a good use for that Excel spread sheet program that came with your laptop. It is not necessary to list every knick-knack and tchotchke, but the more detail the better. Use a sheet of numbered stickers, avail...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
How To Prepare Your Home For Sale in Wilton CT #6 You may want to read the previous post first about How To Prepare Your Home For Sale For the month of May 2011, we at Dagny's Real Estate will post one post per day explaining how you should   prepare your home for sale.      Find a good Real Estate Agent or Realtor Interview the Realtors We have previously spoken of the process of finding a good Realtor. Now we will move into the next part of the process.    That process is to declutter, organize, and begin to neutralize the home for sale. The home needs to begin to transform from a "home" into a "product."   It is like taking a platter from the kitchen shelf, and placing it into a display in a store to market to be sold.   You would scrub it, package it to be the most attractive possib...
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By Peter Schattenfield, Estate Dissolution and Preparation (203)388-8092 CT.
(Turning Point Estate Services LLC )
Estate settlement in Fairfield County CT. Key points to consider -  Part 2 My multi-part discussion here refers to the actual physical assets involved in the estate settlement process: the estate "clean out", clean up and preparation. The house, the "stuff" that fills every square foot inside and the grounds surrounding the home. View part 4 here. View part 3 here. View part 1 here. Ok, you have secured the property and found yourself a good attorney. Well done, you have read part 1 and followed my advice. This should afford you a good night or two of worry free sleep. This is good, you will need the rest. So here you are with a house full of things collected over the lifetimes of the previous residents. Every room is filled from the attic to the basement. You get to deal with it. Thank...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Echyanthus in bloom in Wilton CT One of my favorite bushes in the spring to bloom is the echyantus.   I love the simplicity of the little bells hanging there, waiting for the pollinating bees to come hither and do their work... The colors, ranging from a quiet tan to a deeper but still quiet reddish brown, is beautiful.   Always will rank as a favorite for me - also because it grows oh so slowly - just a little bit each year! Echyanthus in bloom in Wilton CT  
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By Peter Schattenfield, Estate Dissolution and Preparation (203)388-8092 CT.
(Turning Point Estate Services LLC )
Estate settlement in Fairfield County CT. Key points to consider -  Part 1 The settlement of an estate does not require an advanced degree in physics. It does however, take a good deal of time an physical labor input. My discussion here refers to the actual physical assets involved in the estate settlement process: the estate "clean out", clean up and preparation. The house, the "stuff" that fills every square foot inside and the grounds surrounding the home. View part 4 here. View part 3 here. View part 2 here. The first thing that must be done is: secure the property. You as executor or trustee may have no clue as to who may have been given keys to the home prior to the passing of its owner. You also may not have a clear picture of what exactly is in the house. If any item(s) went mis...
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By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
  Dagny Eason | Dagny's Real Estate LLC | (203) 858-4853 161 Linden Tree Road, Wilton, CT What an attractive inviting large cape with over-sized rooms located on a private lane with the winning combination of close to town and amazing natur 5BR/3BA Single Family House   offered at $700,000 Year Built 1966 Sq Footage 2,890 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms 3 full, 0 partial Floors 2 Parking 2 Car garage Lot Size 101,059 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION CUTE ROOMY CAPE READY TO MOVE IN A LARGE FAMILY - BEAUTIFUL OPEN FOYER, FR W/ FPL, GLASS SUNRM OPENS TO DECK - DEER FENCED - NICE PRIVATE NEIGHBORHOOD - NEW HOT WATER HEATER - - NEWER SUMP PUMPS - LARGER BEDROOMS GREAT COMBINATION OF LIVING CLOSE TO TOWN AND IN A BEAUTIFUL PRIVATE SETTING   see additional photos below PROPERTY FEATURES - Centra...
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