New Haven, CT Real Estate News

By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Things To Do in New Haven-Movie Theaters   Whether you're directly in downtown New Haven or in the surrounding areas you'll find a great array of movie theaters to go to.  It doesn't matter if it's winter, spring, summer or fall,  the movie theater is always a popular place  if you're local or just happen to be visiting the area.     Nothing beats viewing the newest flicks on the mega screen while being surrounded by the delightful aroma of a fresh box of popcorn and a cold drink. A little trivia tidbit about theaters in New Haven.  One of the first movie theaters was the Roger Sherman Theater built in 1926 on the property of the Rialto move theater which was destroyed by a fire  years earlier in 1921.  It later became the Palace Theater in 1984 until that closed in 2002.  Construction ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  Dominic Wielk is the son of one of the young families at my church.  Actually they are more than just one of the young families, Dominic's mother April Wielk, is a young woman I have known since before she was Dominic's age.  April and Mike Wielk will be participating in the March Of Dimes March For Babies On April 26th In New Haven, CT in an effort to raise money, so more babies can receive the help and assistance like the Dominic has. Below is April's plea for help in raising the funds the Wielk family is hoping to raise for their pledge to the March of Dimes March for Babies.   "Every day, thousands of babies are born too soon, too small and often very sick. I'm walking in March for Babies because I want to do something about this. And I need your help. As most of you know Dominic...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  The Greater New Haven & Quinnipiac Chambers Holiday Business After Hours will be this Wednesday, December 3rd, at the Shubert Theater, in New Haven.  I enjoy all the Business After Hours I can get to, but especially the Holiday ones, they just seem to have a little more cheer to them. Business After Hours are a great way to network and make new business connections.  If you attend the Greater New Haven & Quinnipiac Chambers Holiday Business After Hours bring lots of Business cards, because the Holiday Business After Hours is one of the better attended events of the year. Those who plan on attending the Greater New Haven & Quinnipiac Chambers Holiday Business After Hours should also bring an unwrapped toy which will be donated Toys-For-Tots to help area needy children to have a Merry ...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  State elections are right around the corner, so it is time to be informed on where State Senators and Representatives representing Wallingford, and North Haven, CT stand on the issues.  So the Greater New Haven & Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce along with the Connecticut Business & Industry association, will host a Meet The Candidates at Ulbrich Steel in North Haven, CT on Tuesday, October 7th. from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. The candidates will be sharing with those in attendance their vision for Connecticut and how they plan to make Connecticut one of the top competitive states in the country.  The Meet The Candidates Night will be followed by a tour of Ulbrich Steel facility on Defco Park Drive, in North Haven. The candidates who are expected to be in attendance are:     State Represen...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  This month we have several opportunities to network with other professional.  The Quinnipiac Chamber Business After Work On August 20, 2014 aboard the Schooner Quinnipiack will be an extra special opportunity to not only network with other professionals, but also sail the Long Island Sound while enjoying a glass of champagne. I have been on short cruses on the Connecticut River, and Long Island Sound, but never one on a sail ship.  Space is limited how ever so make sure you register quickly by e-mailing Brittany Bishop at brittany@quinncham.com  or calling her at (203) 269-9891 to assure yourself a spot. The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce does a great job with all their Business After Work Events, and this Business After Work Event aboard the Schooner Quinnipiack will be extra specia...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  RESCHEDULED BECAUSE OF WEATHER 2014 is a State Election Year, and the Quinnipiac, Meriden, And Cheshire Chambers Of Commerce Legislative Breakfast scheduled for this Friday, February 14th at the Villa Capri has be rescheduled because of Thursdays Storm.  The new date is the following Friday, February 21st at the Best Western Plus North Haven, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity to come and hear what the State Legislators have to say about business in Connecticut, and ask them questions as well.  It isn't often that we get an opportunity like this to get all State Legislators for three area towns in one location at a time.  Connecticut is facing challenging time with our housing market, as well as our economy as a whole.  At the Quinnipiac, Meriden, And Chesh...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
New Haven Houses for Sale and Sold Market Report December 2013   Real estate market data for New Haven CT provided by Donna Bigda of RE/MAX Alliance.   Understanding the general direction of the current New Haven Connecticut real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in New Haven. There are currently 149 houses for sale in New Haven ranging in price from $39,900 for a bank owned 3 bedroom Colonial to $1.150,000 for a 14 room, 6 bedroom Colonial in neighborhood of East Rock. In the month of December 2013 there were 26 homes that closed which is an increase of 1 home as there were 25 homes that closed in December 2012. The average sales prices of the New Haven homes sold i...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Joey D's Pizza, Best Pizza in Morris Cove       Where: 27 Townsend Ave. Morris Cove New Haven CT 06512Hours: Mon-Sat. 11am-9pm, Sun 12pm-9pmWhat: Pizza, Subs, Sandwiches, Salads, Calzones, Stuffed BreadsCost: (See full menu) Phone: 203-469-5639 (JOEY)             203-466-1525       Specializing in Pizza in Morris Cove Joey D's Pizza has been serving up pizza in Morris Cove since they opened up in May 2013.. Their staff knows how to make pizza! I go there, and I should know. Seriously not only does Joey D's make delicious pizza but they also offer a great selection of subs, sandwiches, salads, calzones and stuffed breads.     What I like most about Joey D's is the consistency, wonderful service and great prices.  What's even better is that Joey D's is just a hop, skip and a jump from whe...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Westville New Haven Homes Are Selling-Year End Roundup   Westville homes sold at a much faster pace through the end of December 2013 as compared to those sold through December 2012.  There were 95 homes sold at an average sales price of $227,505 from January-December 2013.  From January-December 2012 85 homes sold at an average sales price of $215.056. The time it took for Westville New Haven homes to sell was less in 2013 than it was in 2012.  From January-December 2013 the average days on market was 75 days.  The days on market from January-December 2012 was 85 days.  If you're thinking of selling your Westville home this is an important piece of information to know. On average during January-December Westville homes sold for 96.722% of list price.  From January-December 2012 the aver...
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By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
  The Qunnipiac Chamber has joined forces with the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and they are starting off the new year with a Business After Hours At Union Station In New Haven, CT On January 7th.  This Business After Hours will also include members from the East Haven, and West Haven Chambers of Commerce, so there will be many business people to network with there. Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours events like this one are great opportunities to make new contacts, as well as having a great time with excellent food and drink.  I have never been to Union Station for a Business After Hours event, so I am looking forward to attending this one, and passing out a pocket full of business cards.   Quinnipiac & Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce Union Station 50 Union Street...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
East Rock New Haven Homes For Sale   Welcome to the East Rock New Haven homes for sale and real estate portal; your single stop for finding homes for sale in East Rock New Haven CT.  Here you can search all available homes for sale. Considered one of the most desirable and prestigious areas to live in New Haven East Rock is an upscale neighborhood and gets its name from nearby East Rock a New Haven landmark.  From the summit overlooking the city there are spectacular panoramic views of New Haven and Long Island Sound. As of today there is a great selction of  East Rock homes for sale that are available to search. The number of homes changes daily, so be sure to keep coming back right here, to the best site for homes for sale in East Rock New Haven. Thinking about selling or curious abou...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
New Haven Homes for Sale and Sold Market Report October 2013   Real estate market data for New Haven CT provided by Donna Bigda of RE/MAX Alliance.   Understanding the general direction of the current New Haven Connecticut real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in New Haven. There are currently 190 homes for sale in New Haven ranging in price from $34,650 to $1,150,000.  This includes properties that are under contract subject to conditions being met. In the month of October 2013 there were 24 homes that closed which is an increase of 2 homes as there were 22 homes that closed in October 2012. The average sales prices of the New Haven Connecticut homes sold in Octobe...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Morris Cove Homes For Sale and Sold Market Report October 2013 Understanding the general direction of the current Morris Cove New Haven CT real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make an informed decision when buying or selling a home in Morris Cove. The Numbers Month to Month and Year to YearThe median sales price for Morris Cove Homes for Sale was $127,751 in October 2013 compared to $225,000 during September 2013 and $174,000 October 2012.The number of Morris Cove Homes for Sale that sold was 4 in October 2013 vs. 9 in September 2013 and 3 that sold October 2012.There are 13 Morris Cove Homes for Sale that are in contract which represents 36% of the overall available inventory of  36  homes. Below is a summary of the Morris...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Living in Historic East Rock New Haven Connecticut One of the most desirable and prestigious areas to live in New Haven is the historic East Rock area.  This upscale neighborhood gets its name from nearby East Rock a New Haven landmark known for its summit overlooking the city of New Haven with spectacular views of New Haven and Long Island Sound.     The neighborhood of East Rock lies within three historic districts with the southerly parts of the neighborhood listed in the Upper State Street Historic District and the Orange Street Historic District. The western half lies within the Whitney Avenue Historic District. East Rock is know for its beautiful tree lined streets and architectural styles of Queen Anne, Tudor and Victorian homes. It also offers a variety of other housing opportun...
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By Edward Peterson, eDrake; CT
(eDrake)
$329,000 , 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 0 half baths, 2,950 square feet     Edward Peterson | eDrakeHome | (203) 435-5010 30 Bishop St, New Haven, CT   4BR/2BA Multi-Family, 2 units   offered at $329,000 Year Built 1930 Sq Footage 2,950 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 full, 0 partial Floors 2 Parking None Lot Size 5,663 sqft HOA/Maint $0 per month DESCRIPTION Yale/East Rock neighborhood, 2-Fam. walk to Yale & train, parks & downtown. possible 3rd floor expansion, parking may be more than six cars; house washer/dryer in basement.   New Haven see additional photos below PROPERTY FEATURES - Basement - Dining room - Living room - Pantry - Storage space - Dishwasher - Refrigerator - Stove/Oven - Fenced yard - Lawn - Cable-ready - High-speed internet - Wired - Off-street parking - Hardwood floor OTHER S...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
Morris Cove New Haven CT Real Estate Market Report Januayr 2013 Understanding the general direction of the current Morris Cove real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in Morris Cove. There are currently 37 Morris Cove homes for sale.  They range in price from a 3 bedroom, 864 sq, ft. Split-level listed as a short sale for $78,900 to a 3-bedroom, 2800+ sq. ft. stucco Colonial listed for $619,900. In the month of January 2013 there were 2 homes that closed which is a decrease of 1 homw as there were 3 homes that closed in January 2012. The average sales prices of the Morris Cove homes sold in January 2013 was $237,500 with an average 89 days on the market versus $164,16...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
New Haven Connecticut Real Estate Market Report January 2013 Understanding the general direction of the current New Haven Connecticut real estate market conditions is of vital importance to both buyers and sellers in order to help you make a more informed decision when buying or selling a home in New Haven. There are currently 164 homes for sale in New Haven Connecticut ranging in price from $30,000 to $1,295,000. In the month of January 2013there were 17 homes that closed which is a decrease of 2 homes as there were 19 homes that closed in January 2012. The average sales prices of the New Haven Connecticut homes sold in January 2013 was $217,965 with an average 59 days on the market versus $138,059 for those sold in January 2012 with an average 79 days on the market.   The lower averag...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
 St. Patrick's Day Parade 2013 Greater New Haven The New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade is the largest single-day spectator event held in the State of Connecticut.  In 2012 an estimated 325,000 people lined the streets of New Haven to watch the parade.This year's parade is being held on Sunday March 10th at 1:30pm.  The parade route starts at the intersection of Derby Ave. and Chapel and ends at the intersection of Grove St. and Orange St.  The parade route is approximately 1 1/2 miles and about 3 hours long.Streets around the parade route close around 11:00am with the exception of Church Street from Chapel to Grove which will be closed from 6:00am.     The tradition of the New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade was born on March 17, 1842 when a mutual aid organization formed the previous y...
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The focus of our practice is civil and criminal taxpayer representation, as well as bankruptcy and commercial litigation.  We frequently have New Haven taxpayers come to our office with a federal tax debt they do not believe they owe to the IRS.   We can tell you that there are many opportunities to challenge a federal tax liability with the IRS, even after the opportunity to appeal has come and gone.  Opportunities for challenging a tax liability include: Filing a timely appeal with the IRS within 30 days after the proposed assessment; Filing a protest with the United States Tax Court within 90 days after the Notice of Deficiency is received (referred to as the “90 Day Letter”); Filing a Doubt as to Liability offer; and Requesting Audit Reconsideration. The keys to both a Doubt as to L...
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By Julie Dumaine-Russell
(RE/MAX Alliance)
New Haven Short Sale Agent What is a real estate short sale in New Haven? A sale in real estate, also commonly called a short sale, happens when a lender is willing to accept a lower pay off on a loan than what is currently owed due to the borrowers inability to continue making payments. What does it take to qualify for a New Haven Short sale? While lenders seem to be easier to work with lately regarding qualifications, there are usually three borrower qualifications that most lenders require for a New Haven short sale. Negative Equity - The proceeds from the sale of the property, after all closing costs are paid, are less than the amount currently owed on the property, Financial Insolvency - Financial insolvency means that the borrower has no other assets that could cover the deficien...
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