Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

April 30, 2021

A former teacher, Kazantzis Realtor Denise Moore Loves to Educate Clients

At the start of the pandemic, while many of us were making sourdough bread or filming TikToks with our kids, Denise Moore was launching a new career.

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April 25, 2021

Kazantzis Realtor Claritza Fong Helps Spanish-Speaking Clients Break Through Language Barrier

Buying a home can be confusing for anyone. But if English isn't your primary language, important information can easily be lost in translation leading to financial disaster for the client down the road.

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April 16, 2021

Kazantzis Realtor Keri Roy's Real Estate Law Firm Experience Helps Ensure Smoother Transaction for Clients

When you're buying or selling a home, it can be a roller coaster. Especially when unforeseen legal problems, like title issues, arise.

However, Kazantzis Real Estate Broker Associate Keri Roy recently explained how her background at a real estate law firm allows her to see potential roadblocks and pitfalls before they derail a transaction.

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April 9, 2021

Kazantzis Realtor Tina Luft: You're a friend, not just a client

For Kazantzis Real Estate Agent Tina Luft, being a Realtor is not just business, it's personal.  

Born in Scotland, Luft moved around a lot, until her family settled down in Griswold, Connecticut in 1986. It was here she was finally home.

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April 1, 2021

With interior design background, Kazantzis Realtor Val MacNeil helps buyers see home's hidden potential

During a hot housing market, it can get discouraging for buyers who are trying to find their dream home. Turn-key homes get snatched up within a matter of days or a bidding war may drive up the price out of their budget range. That's where Kazantzis Real Estate Agent Val MacNeil comes in. She recently discussed how her background helps clients find that diamond in the rough.

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March 26, 2021

Agent Jennifer Lehto: Patience, persistence key in hot real estate market

While helping run her family's net-zero home building and design company, the real estate business always piqued Jennifer Lehto's interest. So, two years ago, she decided to take the plunge, becoming a member of the Kazantzis Real Estate team.  It was immediately obvious real estate was her calling. In her first year as a Realtor, Lehto sold 23 properties and had five more under contract to start 2021. 

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March 20, 2021

Kanzantzis Realtor Brenda Engel draws upon banking background to help clients navigate real estate process

The financial component of a real estate transaction is one of the main reasons buying or selling a home can be a stressful and convoluted experience. However, having a Realtor like Kazantzis Real Estate agent Brenda Engel, who has more than three decades’ experience in banking, makes the process a whole lot less daunting.

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March 12, 2021

Kazantzis: The client is in the driver's seat; I'm there to guide, educate

Educator, confidant, champion. Andrea Kazantzis, owner and broker at Kazantzis Real Estate, strives to be all of those and more for the people who entrust her with the sale or purchase of a property.

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March 6, 2021

How Homebuyers Can Seal the Deal in Hot Market

There's no denying it - we're in an incredibly hot housing market. That's great news for the seller. But for the prospective home buyer, they could lose their dream home if they don't act fast.

"Right now, within just two or three days of being listed, houses are going under contract," said Kazantzis Real Estate Owner and Broker Andrea Kazantzis. "To put that in perspective, a year ago, a house would typically be on the market for 45 to 60 days before it went pending."

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Feb. 20, 2021

Your Dream Home Awaits in Brooklyn

Luxurious living is available right in Brooklyn, Connecticut. 

Located on Westview Drive, this spacious four-bedroom, four-bath home has a wow-factor as soon as you pull up the long driveway. Situated in a quiet cul-de-sac on more than an acre of land, this stunning brick colonial has more than 4,600 square feet of living space, and even more in the finished rooms located above the detached heated garage, which also has hot and cold water.

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