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John, Both Buyer and Seller in Fairfield, CT

Can anyone share recently sold properties (like the last 3-4 months) in Fairfield in the 400-500k range,?

Asked by John, Fairfield, CT Mon May 5, 2008

including asking price and selling price?

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Hi John,
Year to date, 30 homes have sold between $400-$500k in Fairfield and 5 additional homes that were priced in the $400's sold in the $300's. The average sales price of these homes was $447,685 and the average list/sale ratio was 95%. Of course, these are just averages and each circumstance of sale varies. If would like more detailed information, feel free to contact me through my website at Mary@FairfieldHomesAndLand.com.
Regards,
Mary MacKenzie, REALTOR e-PRO ABR
Prudential Connecticut Realty
Fairfield CT
1 vote Thank Flag Link Mon May 5, 2008
John,

As of June 16, including currently active listings and all closed/pending activity looking back 90 days from today:
76 Active listings in your price range, average market time 84 days, 9 of these are continue to show (conditions of sale not yet removed) and one is a Hubbard;
8 have Expired with an average market time of 115 days;
9 are Pending, conditions removed, with an average market time of 88 days;
12 have sold, with an average market time of 78 days, average sale price of $451,000, average final list price of $475,583. Just shy of 95% sale to final list price ratio.

You will notice the expired listings have a much higher average market time, priced right properties in this price range are moving in 1-4 months, over priced listings are not moving. 4 of those 8 expired listings are from the same listing office (not meaning to flame here, just stating a fact). If you are selling, it is in your best interest to get more than one opinion on market time and pricing strategy. Don't fall for the trap of hiring the agent who gives you the highest number. If you are not sure you might even consider hiring an independent appraiser to give you an unbiased pre-listing valuation of your home.

If you are looking for more specific information, feel free to call or email with your needs.

Regards,
John Queenan
Nicholas H. Fingelly Real Estate
203-906-7933
http://www.Fingelly.com
jmqueenan@fingellyre.com
Web Reference: http://www.JustListedCT.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jun 16, 2008
John
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Regards
Bill Vojta
Keller Williams Prestige
60 Long Ridge Rd.
Stamford CT 06902
p: 203.425.9868
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 6, 2008
If you are trying to estimate the value of your home in the current market, you should contact a Realtor and ask for a market analysis. There is typically no cost and no obligation. You can also find some of the closed sale info on Trulia or Zillow, however a Realtor can look at all of the factors involved and give you a more acurate picture.
Web Reference: http://www.danrossre.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon May 5, 2008
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