Author Archives: Susan Herrmann

Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 5/22/15

Source: Greater Fairfield County CMLS,  HOUSES Sold = Single Family, Multi-Family, Condo/Co-Op    

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Does your house require flood insurance? Maybe not!

Recently, I have been running into several properties that require flood insurance, but have very clearly never flooded. How does that happen? Well, a few years ago after Super-storm Sandy, FEMA reconsidered its flood maps and where they felt new … Continue reading

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US Home Price Expectations

The above chart, US Home Price Expectations, reflects expert opinions on where home prices are headed. I like this chart because it reflects not only the optimists’, but also the pessimists’ views…separately. Both feel prices are headed upwards, but I have … Continue reading

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Rock Stars’ front doors…

This is a post from other blog, Front Door Freak. It was kind of fun, so I decided to re-post it here too. ————————— Sorry, I was MIA yesterday. I didn’t publish my regular Sunday front door feature where I … Continue reading

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 5/15/15

Source: Greater Fairfield County CMLS,  HOUSES Sold = Single Family, Multi-Family, Condo/Co-Op    

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I forgot to get my beach sticker this year!

Around here, if you don’t get a beach sticker, then you are out of luck going to the beach! Don’t wait until it’s too late, click on the links below for your town and register. And…don’t forget your sunblock! Norwalk: … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s important to take a step back and remember what you like about your house

If you read this blog with any frequency, it’s no secret that I am ALWAYS on the hunt for another house. Something bigger, better, more unique… Anyway, every now and again,something reminds me of why I like my current house. … Continue reading

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Little things that make a BIG difference – Blooms when nothing is blooming

  My hydrangea are nowhere near flowering as we are having an very late bloom season this year. As I was surveying my front yard, I made the mental note that I am glad my house is not on the … Continue reading

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Zillow’s “Make Me Move” Price – My own personal experience

I have written about Zillow in the past here, here and here. I have also written specifically about their Make Me Move feature. For those of you who are unfamiliar, below is the description Zillow gives for Make Me Move … Pretty … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Image: Paper Source

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