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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

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

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!

Living in Darien,CT…Crime Data Online

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

In the 25 years I've lived in town, I have never felt unsafe,day or night. The weekly police reports generally feature, car burglaries,domestic disputes and driving infractions. But if you're thinking of living here, there is a new way to check it out for yourself.The Darien,CT Police Department is now participating with The site features local maps which display police activity by location. You can also subscribe for daily,weekly or monthly crime alerts by visiting the Darien Police Department website, Reading!

Darien Real Estate,Cute Two Bedroom Rental

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY! I have listed an adorable farmhouse for rent. It has a fully renovated kitchen and bathrooms,large living room/dining space and an extra family room.It's locatedon a sought after, dead end street close to the Merrit Pwy and Talmadge Hill station to NYC. .Price $3400/mo. Contact me for more photos of this rental or dozens of others in all price ranges. 203-554-0951 ...Continue Reading!

Darien Real Estate, “I Ain’t Got Gnomebody.”

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

GNOMES MISSING FROM DARIEN HOME...... Five garden gnomes, valued at $75 each, were reported stolen from the front lawn of a residence on Edgewood Road at noon on Monday, Nov. 16, according to Darien Police. The gnomes had last been seen in their usual place at 3 p.m. the day before. A garden globe, worth $30, was also reported stolen that day. Three days later, on Thursday, Nov. 19, the resident noticed a 40-pound gnome, valued at $80, was missing...Continue Reading!

Darien,CT Real Estate, Property Transfers

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

The town of Darien is kind of slow recording all the property transfers  and so the attached list, although dated ,is all we have right now.I publish the closed sales each week in my market report but I'm told that some people like to view the addresses,closing prices and the names of the tranferers (is that a word?). I'll continue the post these as they are recorded. Darien CT Property transfers that were recorded in the town clerk’s office between August...Continue Reading!

Darien Real Estate Market Report,November 20,2009

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

  As usual, here is the weekly market report for Darien Real Estate for November 20,2009.Again while there were those properties that closed well below asking, there also continue to be sales at full price....when they are priced correctly from the start.  Cant believe the year is almost gone.Whew! Happy Thansgiving everyone!     Continue Reading!

Downtown Darien,Christmas in CT. Darien Real Estate and Homes

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

Thought all of you who are thinking of moving here, would like a little taste of Christmas Darien,CT style. Attached is a spot TV ad showing some of our great retail shops. Its a  zip file so it'll take a minute to open.Ill figure out how to shorten the download. If anyone knows how,please let me know. Reading!

Darien Homes for Sale, First Time Homebuyers Credit Expansion

The Gold Coast Standard and Darien Real Estate

On November 6, the President signed into law an expansion and an extension of home buyer tax credits. "First Time" home buyers received an extension of the $8,000 tax credit until April 30, 2010 and had the qualifying income limits increased to $125,000 for singles and $225,000 for joint tax filers. This represents a  significant increase from the $75,000 and $150,000 (respectively) earning limits previously in force.This now allows those buyers who are interested in homes for sale in Darien,CT to enter the...Continue Reading!