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Milford, Connecticut has an Earth Day celebration on May 11, 2013

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There’s a special earth day celebration at Eisenhower park in beautiful Milford, Connecticut, visit the site here

 

  The event is all day long  from 8am-4pm.  It’s a great opportunity to introduce green initiatives to children.  This is the only earth we have and we need to respect it and keep it clean. What better way to learn the virtues of pledging green than helping clean up different sites all around Milford, Connecticut.  Is your town doing a special celebration for Mother Earth? Do you have any simple hints to add?

 

 

1. reuse and recycle

2. compost food trash

3. boycott large agra businesses who promote gmo’s

4. grow your own fruits and veggies or support your local organic farm

5. teach young people by example

6. don’t use pesticides or toxic cleaners in or around your home apple cider vinegar, white vinegar, hydrogen peroxide, lemons and baking soda are nature’s cleaners

 

 

Directions to park,  Eisenhower Park in Milford, Connecticut is accessible from North Street, on the corner of Woodruff.

 

Sunflowers by: Edward McCain acquired from USDA ARS

 

 

 

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Fairfield Connecticut Market Report 2013

Fairfield Connecticut Market Report

Real estate market data by Annette Thor of Connecticut Homes and Estates

Fairfield Home Prices

Spring has finally arrived in Fairfield County and with mortgage rates hovering at all time lows under 4% we are seeing many buyers who have been on the fence ready to jump off.

Home sellers, the levels of inventory are extremely low. And many starter homes are experiencing multiple offer situations. If you have been considering selling contact me today to get your free market analysis and see what your home could sell for.

There are 349 single family homes for sale in Fairfield, Connecticut in April 2013, ranging in price from 175,500 to 11.9 million

Median sales price is $535,000

Average number of days on the market was more than 100 days in 2012. This spring of 2012 average number of days on the market is closer to 90 days.

Total number of single family home sales each year has also increased;

2012 43
2011 32
2010 43
2009 35

And in 2013 homes are on average selling for 96% of list price.

Find Homes for Sale in Fairfield, CT
Visit my website to search for homes in Fairfield or to be notified when Fairfield homes come on the market.
To find out what your home is worth in the current market email me or call 203-770-8895

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Real Estate as Art and Utility

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I love to travel to other countries.   The differences in architecture styles are fascinating and really tickle my realtor funny bone. What do you think of when you hear the word “gargoyle”?  Gargoyles make me think of an ethereal medieval world where symbols hold intense values and power over people.  I always thought they were merely ghoulish stone creations used to intimidate trespassing by any strangers passing by a building.

 

 

On a recent trip visiting the castles of the Loire Valley in France I discovered the true intent of gargoyles.  They are actually rain gutters used to funnel water away from the building.  The combination of beauty and utility is awe inspiring.

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