Day: March 14, 2009

Sold Homes In Babylon – January 2009

Well, we’re getting caught up some on the sold homes. Five sold in January. That’s not a big number, but it’s something, especially when you consider the time of year and the state of the economy. I’m a little sad to see 39 Totten go. I held out a little hope that it might eventually turn out to be our home, despite a couple of serious issues. I love the old Babylon homes. 39 Totten Pl MLS# 2104849 – Zillow Page Sold: $395,000 – 1/7/2009 Prior Sales: 08/16/2004 – $455,000 01/04/2000 – $195,000 3 bedrooms – 1.5 bath – Colonial Taxes: $7,069 – Village Taxes: $475 Our old friend 39 Totten finally finds a buyer after being on and off MLS for nearly two years. The sellers get it done by taking a sixty thousand dollar haircut. Ouch! We liked this house quite a bit, with the semi-nonexistent third bedroom being the only major dealbreaker.  You can see the open house report here.  $395K is a good price and we considered making a similar offer. Oh well,. Bygones. 55 Livingston Ave MLS# 2110604 – Zillow Page Sold: $445,000 – 1/8/2009 Prior Sales: none 3 bedrooms – 2 bath – Colonial Taxes: $7,679 – Village Taxes: $825 This was a house I liked quite a bit.  Not overwhelming or flashy, but a very livable home with a nice kitchen and...

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Weekend Open Thread

I have a few posts in the pipeline, but in the mean time I thought I might try an open thread. For those of you who aren’t familiar with blogging terminology, an open thread is a post where the blog readers are encouraged to leave comments on any topic they like.  Feel free to leave a comment and ask a question, make an observation, tell us what you’re up to or just introduce yourself and say hi. Also, I’m interested in what people might like me to post about here. More local Babylon Village stuff? More housing news? More pictures of my baby? I was also thinking of doing a post about the amount of website traffic I get on HIB, perhaps with some snapshots from Google Analytics. Any interest in that? Anyway, have at...

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