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Gregory Will…, Both Buyer and Seller in Darien, CT
Gregory Willis answered:
Setback requirements for Addition to house in Darien CT
Strongly suggest you submit plans for addition to Planning & Zoning or risk delays and possible fines.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 22, 2014 Home Buying in 06820
Karen Brewer, Real Estate Pro in New Canaan, CT
Karen Brewer answered:
We were about to buy a home in Darien, CT, the water tested positive for lead. Does the seller give the credit for plumbing repairs? what is the norm?
In addition,many problems with lead in the water can be alleviated by simply running the water for a couple of minutes before drinking it. Many homes were built with lead pipes and that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 1, 2014 Home Buying in 06820
Gunnar Edels…, Real Estate Pro in Darien, CT
Gunnar Edelstein answered:
Is it hard to sell property located on busy street like West Avenue in Darien, CT?
Homes have been selling quickly on West Avenue if they are priced right and in good condition. I had tremendous interest in 281 West Avenue because it was walk to the train station and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 31, 2013 Home Buying in Darien
Joe Malerba, Real Estate Pro in Groton, CT
Joe Malerba answered:
when you purchase a new home what type of taxes should you be ready to pay?
As a buyer in Connecticut the only taxes that you should have to pay are property taxes which are Paid on a yearly basis. They are due in January and in July before the 31st. Typically ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 30, 2013 Home Buying in Darien
Nick  Gandhi, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Nick Gandhi answered:
I am planning to purchase a Single-Family home in Darien located on the Multi-Family zone street. Would it bring down the Single-Family home value?
Hello again Ashish

One of the most important factors in the value of a home is its location. This is perhaps the most heavily weighted attribute amongst all others. A single family o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 16, 2012 Home Buying in 06820
Nick  Gandhi, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Nick Gandhi answered:
How do I compute the the estimated home price? What are the major factors (such as location, sqft and etc) to calculate the home price?
Hi Ashish

Happy Diwali!

Pricing a home is more of an art than a science, specially if it is a single family residence. With Condos it is easier to find like comparables in the bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 16, 2012 Home Buying in Darien
De Vonte Wil…, Real Estate Pro in Plainview, NY
De Vonte Williamson answered:
Is it worth to buy an old home built almost 80/90 years back in Darien, CT?
Hello Ashish. Older homes can have a lot of character and charm. If the property is in good condition, and you make reasonable and important upgrades it should appreciate it's value, bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 15, 2012 Home Buying in Darien
** Stephan v…, Real Estate Pro in Darien, CT
** Stephan von Jena ** answered:
who can I contact to prove fraudulence conveyance of 69 sedgwick ave darien ct 2009?
Hi Benefactor -
I can see one else rendered some help here, so....... put candidly, you've got to call an attorney to determine if you have a case; unfortunately, there really is no o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 11, 2012 Home Buying in 06820
Justin Murphy, Both Buyer and Seller in Darien, CT
Justin Murphy answered:
What are the pros and cons of purchasing a property near water?
Pros: your near/on the water. Views.
Cons: higher taxes and higher insurance. Make sure flood insurance is included, or even available.
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 2, 2012 Home Buying in Darien
** Stephan v…, Real Estate Pro in Darien, CT
** Stephan von Jena ** answered:
If property is located in the high flood zone area, how much minimum flood insurance will cost?
Hi Nashah -
Me again - the only real way to determine actual costs on flood insurance is to ask your current insurance broker and then call two or three more and get comparative costs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 1, 2012 Home Buying in Darien
Casey Lange, Real Estate Pro in Darien, CT
Casey Lange answered:
Is it worth to buy an old home built around 1915? The home is in good condition. When I sell it after 10 years from now, does it appreciate the value?
Antique homes have charm and character like no other home. Confirm with an inspection that the home has been maintained properly over the years. Updating the home for todays lifestyle ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 1, 2012 Home Buying in Darien
** Stephan v…, Real Estate Pro in Darien, CT
** Stephan von Jena ** answered:
interior renovation costs
Hi Jill -
Here's my 5 cents worth - there are good, bad and ugly contractors. You don't have to go-it-alone; if you would like, we have lists of "qualified service prov ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 10, 2010 Home Buying in Darien
Karen Brewer, Real Estate Pro in Darien, CT
Karen Brewer answered:
the thing is I don't think a real estate broker was involved
Are you looking to buy in darien CT from Darien IL....so funny.I can look it up for you.Let me know what info you want.Doesnt matter if a broker was involved
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 2, 2010 Home Buying in 06820
Karen Brewer, Real Estate Pro in Darien, CT
Karen Brewer answered:
Didn't see any land listed that sold recently in Darien. Where can I get this info?
email me directly and Ill send you the info immediately.Im an agent in town have lived here for 25 years...no problem
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 2, 2010 Home Buying in Darien
Karen Brewer, Real Estate Pro in Darien, CT
Karen Brewer answered:
Who owns the property on 13 brookside dr. in darien CT? Is it for sale?
ill find out and get back to you.Is it the small parcel on the right side of the street as you travel north on Brookside?If so I can help with that info.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 2, 2010 Home Buying in Darien
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