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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 […]


SOLD: What I Won’t Miss About My Rental Property

In the last 20 years, according to Mansfield Neighborhood Preservation, over 400 Mansfield single family homes have been converted to investment rental real estate in Mansfield Storrs neighborhoods located around the UConn campus.    UConn’s efforts at increasing enrollment has not been matched by a similar vigor in providing campus housing for students, thus creating the perfect ROI […]



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 […]



HST A Buyer’s (And Now A Dog’s) Best Friend

Love dogs?  Love houses?  Welcome home!    Introducing Homerover.  Find a house, buy a house and we make a $250 donation in your name to the local dog rescue, Our Companions Animal Rescue in Ashford CT.  At Home Selling Team we support many local charities and groups either through donations, participation or both.  One  recipient […]




Solarize How? Shedding Light on Solar Options

Own or lease?  That is the question for many people considering installing solar in their Mansfield area homes.  Most people (72% in 2014, according to Consumer Reports) take the lease option.  It appears to be very attractive with no immediate costs out-of-pocket up front and they take care of everything, which is even better when […]