Tag Archives: homes for sale near UConn

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 […]



New Listing: 193 Forest Road, Mansfield CT

Home Selling Team has just listed 193 Forest Road in Mansfield Storrs CT ML# G10222756.  This custom designed contemporary  offers 4 bedrooms, 3 full and 2 half baths, a 2-car garage with an office or workshop above and much more. This home is also offered with 10 acres  ML# G10223074.  Contact the listing agent for more […]


HST New Listing: Private with Views in Storrs CT

Home Selling Team has just listed 52 Phillip Drive in Storrs CT.  MLS#  G10219950.  This contemporary home is on almost 5 acres at the end of a quiet non-thru street. This home features vaulted ceilings, an open floor plan, a stunning floor to ceiling fireplace, a full walk out lower level and much more.   […]



New Listing: 149 Hillyndale Road Mansfield CT

Home Selling Team in Mansfield CT has just listed a single family home at 149 Hillyndale Road in Mansfield Storrs,  CT.     MLS # G10192217. This custom built Ranch has 10 rooms, good bones, 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, 2 fireplaces and many more features on a one-acre lot.   Contact the listing agent to see it today.


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 […]


Anatomy of the HST HSTimate

We had a request for a HSTimate visit in Willington in mid-August.  Several agents were on vacation so we rounded up 6 agents to do the visit and complete an evaluation.  Some of you have had questions about the HSTimate and how it works, specifically, how it is different from a comparative market analysis (CMA).  We do […]


Ellington Homeowner Replaces Crumbling Foundation

I have been communicating with some homeowners regarding failing foundations and I heard from one of them that Don Childree of Don Childree General Contractors had purchased a home that he had offered to a homeowner to live in while he repaired their foundation.  I did confirm this and indeed he has, although providing interim housing  is an […]