Category Archives: Statistics

Zillow Covfefe: Don’t Blame Your Real Estate Agent

We’ve received yet another seller complaint that their Mansfield Storrs area listing is not appearing on Zillow and/or it is appearing with inaccurate information.  Realtor organizations, posts and blogs tell us to play nice with Zillow and not complain to our clients about its accuracy or monopolistic takeover of our MLS listing data—so I won’t.  But […]



Spring Snowflakes in Mansfield

A Spring snow doesn’t usually require a heavy-handed approach. You are confronted with a dusting or a few inches that quickly dissipates in the warming temperatures and warmer surfaces. Can the same be said of our young clients and home buyers? Do they fade quickly—their icy backbones providing little resistance to the smallest amount of […]


We Crushed It In 2016 Listings and Sales

Recent blizzard aside, the spring market in the Mansfield area is fast approaching.  Low inventory has created pent-up demand for good housing stock and we are hoping to bring you just that come some snow melt.  We already have a daily average of 20 listings on our Coming Soon page.  If you haven’t checked there yet […]



37 Towns Cited in New Crumbling Foundations Report

The Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) released its final report on crumbling foundations on December 30, 2016 and it’s not pretty.  The most alarming was the map showing expansion of the catastrophic failings to now include 37 towns (23 municipalities) and the expansion of the time frame of construction to the years 1983-2010 (I believe […]





Is That a Millennial in Your Basement?

Probably not!  According to the new report, 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 61% of all first time home buyers were millennials in 2015.  There’s been much debate in and out of the real estate industry about millennials—especially about their buying power and their supposed  lack of interest […]