As a thriving community on the Long Island Sound with excellent schools and a healthy lifestyle, Greenwich, CT has long been a refuge for those working in New York. The sentiment holds true now more than ever as New Yorkers seek to hold on to their jobs while finding more living space, home offices, convenient … Continue reading Greenwich Demand Surge
Panelist: Protecting Home Values
I so enjoyed participating as a panelist in the Protecting Home Values event hosted by CT Women United. Award winning moderator E.D. Hill asked a broad range of penetrating questions of four experienced real estate agents. The session began with recognizing properties sold well over asking price and ended on the same upbeat and positive … Continue reading Panelist: Protecting Home Values
Year End 2019 Greenwich Market Update
Comprehensive residential real estate market report includes sub-markets Greenwich, Cos Cob, Riverside and Old Geenwich.
SOLD: 39 Indian Field Road
Mary Stuart Freydberg sold 39 Indian Field Road in Greenwich, CT.
SOLD: 138 Pecksland Road
Mary Stuart Freydberg and Joseph Barbieri sell masterfully renovated Greenwich home.
SOLD: 6 Garden Place
Mary Stuart sold a property with opportunity to fully renovate a home in an established neighborhood with nearby playground.
Year End Report 2018
Sotheby's International Realty Greenwich presents residential real estate year-end market highlights for Greenwich, Cos Cob, Riverside and Old Greenwich in a digital magazine: Greenwich Market Update 2018 Featured in the special year-end report is magazine-worthy 138 Pecksland Road in Greenwich. Call to see my listing and admire the new kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms, windows, carriage house … Continue reading Year End Report 2018
Buyers in the Cloud
Mary-Stuart Freydberg of Sotheby's International Realty and the changing Buyer.
December is full of treats. Some expensive ones and lots of little ones. Sometimes we are ready to indulge, and sometimes we are ready to move on, start fresh in the new year. We face decisions. Buyers wonder. Does it matter that it's just out of reach? Is it worth it? If only they would … Continue reading December Sales
Closing in on Location
Mapping closed sales reveals preferences for certain locations - or does it? Let's take a look at the most recent single family closings reported by the Greenwich Multiple Listing Service. A quick look at the featured map would suggest that, with a couple exceptions, purchasers prefer to be in very specific linear locations. We've heard … Continue reading Closing in on Location
The 10 most productive metropolitan areas contribute to about 40 percent of U.S. gross domestic product according research by Bloomberg. Four in five Americans live, work and play within just 3.6 percent of the 1.9 billion acres of land in the 48 contiguous states. The land in and near the major metropolitan cities are indeed … Continue reading Urban Use
SOLD: 606 West Lyon Farm
Mary-Stuart G. Freydberg sold 606 West Lyon Farm in Greenwich, CT. https://videopress.com/v/VFrpgZfc?controls=false&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata Thank you for your referrals!
Household formation has long been a driver of real estate. The type of household drives the product demand. A delay in household formation of young adults temporarily suspends demand for starter single family homes and move-up rates. The Great Recession caused economic uncertainty among young adults and perhaps delayed household formation, continuing the cultural trend … Continue reading Marriage Trends
138 Pecksland Road Greenwich CT
Recently listed, this conveniently located modern manor is a treasure.
Market Update New York City
Market Update: New York City 2018 Q3 Compare to my Greenwich listings:
Twice the Size
Larger home sizes for the same budget (not to mention yards and garages) and access to excellent schools, bodes well for the future of Greenwich as the millennial generation forms families and looks for more space.
Third Quarter Shifts Into Higher Gear
Shifting into higher gear, during the third quarter of 2018 there was a 26% increase in the number of single family home sales as compared to the same period last year, according the Greenwich Multiple Listing Service. Do keep in mind, the road is not smooth, and changes in the pace of the market are … Continue reading Third Quarter Shifts Into Higher Gear
High End Demand
While we may miss the frothy market and lament the pain that follows on resale, we have steady demand in the bulk of the Greenwich market price ranges.
Exceptional architectural upgrades and interior design epitomize considerable craftsmanship, efficient design and sophisticated appeal.
Single family home closings in Greenwich, Cos Cob, Riverside and Old Greenwich, CT were mixed in September over the same period the prior year. Closings generally reflect sales that occurred 30 to 90 days prior. Some month to month volatility is expected. Compared to last September, this year: The number of single family sales was … Continue reading September Closings
Broker Open Houses
Broker Open Houses are valuable to sellers, agents and prospective buyers. As the name suggests, only brokers are allowed to attend a broker open house. Listings agents are available to highlight the homes features and benefits and answer agent questions. Broker Tour days and times are predetermined by location in order to create driving efficiencies. … Continue reading Broker Open Houses
Milbrook is a private gated community of single family homes in Greenwich, Connecticut. East of Greenwich’s central shopping and business districts, west of Cos Cob, north of I-95 and south of Post Road, Milbrook is conveniently located close to shopping, business districts, schools, the Greenwich Train Station and main thoroughfares. The golf course, the extended … Continue reading Milbrook Community
SOLD: 36 Lockwood Lane
Rental Season Summary
While the best units may be picked up during the peak season at a price, more bargains may be had in the following months.
Single family home closings in Greenwich, Cos Cob, Riverside and Old Greenwich, CT were up 7% in August over the same period the prior year. Closings generally reflect sales that occurred 30 to 90 days prior. Compared to last August this year: The number of single family sales was up 7%. Sales volume was down … Continue reading August Closings
While They’ll Come Back to Visit
Dropping college children off or saying goodbye at the airport isn't easy. We'll miss them. But we feel confident they will do well. They have had the blessing of a superior education in Greenwich. Sure the college application process was grueling, but that's in part because there are so many highly qualified applicants from Greenwich. … Continue reading While They’ll Come Back to Visit