Author Archives: Susan Herrmann

A new twist on door color…interior door color

I write a lot (and I mean A LOT) about front door color. But today I bring you a new type of door color…interior door color. I was reading my mid-week Houzz newsletter and there was an article on painting … Continue reading

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This just captures it for me today…

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Homebuyers can annoy sellers?? Apparently so…

Someone in my office just sent around an article from Bankrate.com and written by Dana Dratch titled “8 Ways Homebuyers Annoy Sellers”. It was an interesting read and made some good points. If you are currently shopping for a house, … Continue reading

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Sunday snooping time! They paid how much for that house?!?

Here are the local property transfers…happy snooping! I am including Patch.com as a source for property transfers (by town). Originally I did not want to use this as a source because the pages don’t always load properly. I use a … Continue reading

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Weekly Home Sales Snapshot – 7/18/14

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

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This is so true, especially for real estate!

When the real estate bubble “burst” in 2007, the market as we knew it completely changed. But then, in typical post-bubble-bursting fashion, the market started to recover in 2012. Since 2012, two things have become very apparent to me… First, … Continue reading

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What is my new fascination with orange front doors?!?

I could not sleep today. I woke up at 3am and just couldn’t go back to sleep. When I got out of bed, it was so early, my dog didn’t even get up with me…he opted to sleep another hour … Continue reading

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Well said…

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When low mortgage rates are bad

I recently read an article on AOL Real Estate that asserted all the refinancing of the past year or two is causing a shortage of houses for sale. It totally makes sense to me. First, as a Realtor, I have … Continue reading

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Sunday snooping time! They paid how much for that house?!?

Here are the local property transfers…happy snooping! I am including Patch.com as a source for property transfers (by town). Originally I did not want to use this as a source because the pages don’t always load properly. I use a … Continue reading

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