According to new data from the School of Business’s Center for Real Estate and Urban Economic Studies, the value of a single-family home in Darien increased by 4 percent in the second quarter of 2012.
The year-over-year increase—from $923,130 to $960,686 for a so-called “mid-tier” home—marks the that Darien saw a rise in real estate values for single-family homes, according to the UConn center.
The center defines a “mid-tier” home in Darien as 49 years old and with 2,110 square feet. Each quarter, the center produces “constant quality indices” that track the changing value of homes in Connecticut towns by minimizing variables such as inflation and seasonality, as well as the effect a low-volume sales quarter has on average prices.
Darien’s strength is an anomaly in Fairfield County.
Among 18 towns in the county whose data is tracked by the center, Darien is one of just five—with Bridgeport, Greenwich, Stamford and Trumbull—for whom single-family home values increased
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year-over-year for Q2. On average, the value of single-family homes in those 18 towns fell 4.8 percent from 2011 to 2012 in the second quarter, according to the center.
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