Archives: January 2009

Market Update: Waterfront Property

Connecticut has been enjoying a healthy dose of winter weather this year! That hasn’t put a damper on the recent real estate activity in the Storrs Mansfield area, including waterfront properties. Of the 45 Storrs-area properties under deposit since the first of the year, 7% are waterfront!

Winter is a perfect time of year to buy a Connecticut lake house for seasonal or year-round living. Buyers can close well before the summer fun season begins so they can settle in for fun with family & friends! Have you ever considered living lakeside? Why not see what’s on the market? You can view currently available homes for sale here – they’re even sorted by lake! There’s no obligation and the search service is completely free.

And since buyers ARE buying Connecticut lake properties – even in this market! – now’s also a great time to list your waterfront property. With a wealth of expertise & tools available to strategically market your Connecticut home, The Burns Real Estate Group can expertly guide you through even the most tumultuous market.

The Burns Real Estate Group has consistently been an industry leader in Connecticut real estate. We are luxury & waterfront property specialists with extensive experience in the second-home lakefront market. To further help our clients find the right buyer for their Connecticut luxury home or lakefront property, this veteran real estate team is also a member of an elite referral network of luxury Realtors® throughout the United States & Canada.

Successful marketing in the real estate market has changed as the Internet has become the leading resource for both buyers and sellers. The Burns Real Estate Group has custom designed, cutting-edge websites that give both buyers and sellers the information they need to help them succeed. To work with the area’s leading professionals in real estate, call The Burns Real Estate Group at 860.429.2853 or visit www.ConnAreaHomes.com and www.CTLakeLiving.com.

Monday Market Update: University Property

With the new semester underway, now is the perfect time to start looking for an investment or rental property near UConn or ECSU. Whether you’re wanting to purchase university area rental property as an investment or if you are looking for a place rent near campus like this home, this time of year is the time to start looking at available university properties so you can either sign a lease or sign a purchase agreement in time to move in for summer session or in the fall!

As experienced university area real estate specialists, The Burns Real Estate Group is accustomed to the unique challenges finding university investment and rental properties in Connecticut. Our experience and local market expertise lets us help buyers looking for a perfect investment property and renters looking for the perfect rental. Check out our convenient Property Organizer – you can setup a search profile that will automatically scour the local market and email you with listing alerts. It’s just one of our tools that helps us help our clients!

Local REALTOR® Achieves Broker License

New Licensing for Veteran Agent Tom Burns

STORRS MANSFIELD, CT (January 2009) – The Burns Real Estate Group | Keller Williams is excited to announce that Tom Burns recently sat for the Connecticut Brokers examination and now is a licensed real estate broker.

“Taking the additional real estate classes so I could sit for the broker exam was one of the big events for me in 2008,” said Tom Burns. “Acquiring this new licensing level is another way The Burns Real Estate Group ensures our clients the best real estate services possible. Continuing education – and in this case, additional specialized courses for becoming a broker – keeps us at the top of the Mansfield Storrs real estate profession.”

The Burns Real Estate Group has consistently been an industry leader in Connecticut real estate. Successful marketing in the real estate market has changed as the Internet has become the leading resource for both buyers and sellers. The Burns Real Estate Group has custom designed, cutting-edge websites that give both buyers and sellers the information they need to help them succeed. To work with the area’s leading professionals in real estate, call The Burns Real Estate Group at 860.429.2853 or visit www.ConnAreaHomes.com.