Life and Real Estate in the Greater Hartford Area

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Real Life and Real Estate in the Greater Hartford Area



Happy New Year 2012!     Before I begin my quiet New Year's Eve celebration, I want to wish everyone a Happy New Year.   New Year's Eve has never been a fascination for me; I prefer to spend it quietly in anticipation of the next day.  But to those who are celebrating, I hope you have a wonderful...
New Year's Eve ~ First Night Hartford 2012   First Night Hartford 2012 is Hartford CT's affordable, family-oriented, alcohol-free, multicultural, and artistically-inspired celebration of the new year. Now in its 23rd year, each year gets better and better.   This year's festivities include activi...
A Few Days Left for Charitable Contributions   I was cleaning out my mail drawer in an effort to get a jump on my new year's resolutions and came across a few mailings from my favorite charitable organizations.  In the hurry of the holiday season, I threw them in the drawer with all good intentio...
    No matter what holiday you celebrate, I hope that your holiday season is a peaceful and happy one for you and your families. The years go by too fast for us not to take time to reflect on what is really important in life, and the holidays are the perfect time to take stock.  We spend most of ...
Vernon CT Market Report for November 2011   Real estate sales in Vernon CT during November were typical of most of the year, holding steady at 14 homes sold.  However, this is just 2/3 of what was sold in November 2010 (22).   The median price also took a big hit this November over last November ...
People are always asking me if they should list their home during the holidays or keep their home on the market during the holidays.  Of course, there are good reasons to do so, but keep in mind that you might need to rethink your holiday decorations.  Barbara Altieri of RealtyQuest has written a...
December's Season of Celebrations and Sharing ~ Visit Santa at Wickham Park   Visit Santa Clause at Wickham Park in Manchester CT.  From December 15 through December 23, you can visit Santa at the log cabin at the top of Wickham Park (you will also get an amazing view of the Hartford skyline).  F...
December's Season of Celebrations and Sharing ~ Holiday Toy Drive     A few days ago, I dropped off a few toys at the Manchester Police Department for the Blue Angels' Toy Drive. The boxes didn't look very full, so I was glad to read that others were concerned about the lack of donations, too.   ...
Bloomfield CT Market Report for November 2011   There were 13 homes sold in Bloomfield CT during November 2011.  This compared a bit unfavorably when compared to November 2010 which showed 17 homes sold, but 13 is the most number of homes sold in one month in Bloomfield CT since June.   The media...
December's Season of Celebrations and Sharing ~ Gingerbread Festival in South Windsor CT     I had a chance to visit the Gingerbread Festival at Wood Memorial Library in South Windsor CT.  The wonderful smell of gingerbread overtakes you as soon as you walk in the front door.  What a fun event!  ...

Peggy Chirico

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