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Darien Homes, Property Transfers, Nov-Dec 2009

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Below is the list of Darien home property transfers as recorded by the Darien Town Hall for the months of November and December 2009.Publication of transfers typically runs a few weeks behind and I'll try to keep up and post them as they are published.Most people like reading them to see what Darien homes sold for and even who their new neighbors might be! 64 Camp Avenue, Robert and Rachael Rangelov to Andrea Capasso Puzio, 1,137,000. • 61 Holly Lane, Holly Lane Associates...Continue Reading!

Darien Real Estate Market Report, week Jan.7,2010

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

Below are this weeks,new listings,deposits and closings. Of note are a couple of homes which bindered after only a couple of weeks on the market. They were 78 Brookside, a renovated Victorian, and Middlesex Rd. which is a small farmhouse. Continue Reading!

Darien, Ct Real Estate, Time to Buy?

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I REALLY HATE THIS HEADLINE BUT THE ARTICLE MAKES A GREAT DEAL OF SENSE........ Roth on Real Estate December 8, 2009, 4:01PM EST text size: TT If You Don't Buy a House Now, You're Stupid or Broke Interest rates are at historic lows but cyclical trends suggest they will soon rise. Home buyers may never see such a chance again, writes Marc Roth By Marc Roth // // Well, you may not be stupid or broke....Continue Reading!

Darien High School Among Countrys’ Best

The table below is self explanatory......go Blue Wave! Best High Schools 2009 Search U.S.News & World Report—in collaboration with School Evaluation Services, a K-12 education and data research and analysis business that provides parents with education data—analyzed academic and enrollment data from more than 21,000 public high schools to find the very best across the country. These top schools were placed into gold, silver, bronze, or honorable mention categories. (more…)Continue Reading!

Merry Christmas Everyone from Karen Brewer-Darien Real Estate

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

For all of you who live here or are considering it,please remember that its NOT  address,location, number of bedrooms or whether your granite has been imported from Michelangelos' quarry in Italy...... It's the LOVE INSIDE the house that counts. Merry Christmas everyone.Continue Reading!

Farifield County Business Journal,Karen Brewer,Darien Real Estate

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

Here is the latest article from the Fairfield County Business Journal about yours truly..... Q&A from the Corner Office Karen Brewer, Realtor at William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty in Darien and founder of interactive website, The Gold Coast Standard.com shared from personal experience how the Information Age has evolved the ways a broker advertises. Q: How are agents using social media to market themselves and their listings? Brewer: “I continue to be...Continue Reading!

Darien,Ct Real Estate Market Report December 10,2009

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Noroton Heights Fire Dept Christmas Tree Sale

Date Nov 27, 2009 to Dec 19, 2009 This event occurs Daily, every 1 day(s) Description It's the most wonderful time of the year... Please join the Noroton Heights Fire Department family for our annual tree sale! The sale begins the day after Thanksgiving and runs until all the trees are gone. We have expanded our inventory so that we are including both Balsam and Frasier Fir trees this year.  Firefighters will be available to assist you in choosing a tree weekdays from 5-8pm, and weekends from...Continue Reading!

The Darien Library,Not Just for Books Anymore,Darien Real Estate

Everyone in town knows how fabulous the new Darien Library is. Out of towners visiting friends and family might be interested in knowing about all the activities at the library this week. Take a look, join a group, attend a meeting,grab a grandchild and head on down! (more…)Continue Reading!

Darien Ct,”Green” Real Estate

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Nassau Interests, a Darien-based real estate development firm, is one of the first builders in Darien to design and build a new home registered with the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes program. By teaming up with Darien-based Neil Hauck Architects, the two local firms were able to build the new-LEED certified home at 49 Mansfield Ave.Until the beginning of 2008, LEED certification, an acronym for “Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design”, was...Continue Reading!