Darien Sees Increase in Home Sales, Median Price Up in 2017

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Residential home sales in Darien saw an overall increase of 15 percent in 2017, with 299 homes sold in 2017 versus 260 sold in 2016, according to data from the Darien Multiple Listing Service.

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This home at 45 Hancock Lane in Darien is on the market for the first time since 1971. It is on one of the largest parcels in Darien at 4.88 acres. The 3/4 bedroom, ranch-style estate has four ensuite full baths and one powder room, all overlooking the pool, centered on the property.

 

(You can find out more here about the Hancock Lane home shown above.)

Table Residential Home Sales in Darien 2017 etc

Data from Multiple Listing Service

The real estate picture, overall, improved.

The median sales price rose by 4.3 percent, from $1,380,000 to $1,440,000.

The town saw the most sales in the $1,000,000 to $1,499,999 price range, with 104 homes sold, and the largest increase in the $2,000,000 to $2,499,999 range, with 43 sales representing a 79.2 percent increase over 2016.

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Diane Farrell is a realtor with Houlihan Lawrence in Darien. A 20-year town resident,  she is a board member of the Tree Conservancy of Darien. Her marketing and public relations business, Farrell Marketing and Media is based in Darien. You can reach her at dfarrell@houlihanlawrence.com or (203) 984-0644.