Amid bidding wars that pushed prices up by more than 20 percent in many instances, some 10,465 homes sold in Connecticut in the first three months of 2021 — a 23 percent increase from the same period a year ago.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties released the figures over the weekend on a preliminary basis. The number could increase, as contracts are logged from the back half of last week.
Waterbury led the state with 222 transactions, up 41 percent from the first quarter of 2020.
Stamford edged Fairfield and Greenwich for the most homes sold in southwestern Connecticut during the first three months of 2021; real estate agents reported that statewide buying continued into the early days of April. Read More