Reasons to buy a home this year

July 24, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Fairfield County, CT is widely considered one of the best places to live and buy a home in Connecticut. If you’re still on the fence about purchasing residential real estate in the area, here are a couple of reasons why you should definitely buy a home in Fairfield County this year.

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  1. Fairfield County real estate is affordably priced and offers great value for money.According to, Fairfield County real estate prices have hit an all-time low, with a $26,000 decrease compared to figures last year. And it’s not a secret, as evidenced by the rising number of home sales in Fairfield County. In 2015 alone, home sales increased by 12.2 percent, and then rose by 1.74 percent in 2016. This upward trend is expected to continue well into the near future.
  2. There are a variety of real estate choices available in Fairfield County.One reason why buying a home in Fairfield County is an attractive prospect is that home buyers are treated to a wide selection of real estate options. You can take your pick from historic yet updated properties, new construction, older resales, modern condos, romantic waterfront cottages – the possibilities are endless. Furthermore, Fairfield County is home to over 20 distinct communities, each with their own charms and real estate offerings. Whether you’re a first-time home buyer, looking for luxury property, or a retiree, Fairfield County real estate is one market you should definitely consider and explore.
  3. New York City is just a short commute away.Another major feature that draws home buyers to Fairfield County is its proximity to New York City – highly ideal, especially if you’re working or pursuing further studies in the Big Apple but don’t want to live amid the hustle and bustle. Grand Central station is approximately 80 minutes away – just take the Metro-North Railroad.

For more insight about Fairfield County, CT’s real estate market, check our market updates.

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