Jobsite Update: Putting on the finishing touches

May 20, 2020

1500 Melville Property We are so excited to be finalizing some details on the Melville property. With much of the internal renovations moving steadily we checked in on the exterior this week. The home received a beautiful fresh coat of paint and a concrete path is being added in to the front door to create […]


Home-Builder Confidence Rebounds in May From Historic Decline as Industry Grows Optimistic About Post-Pandemic Home Sales

May 18, 2020

By Jacob Passy | May 18, 2020 The numbers: Confidence among home builders has recovered somewhat after last month’s record-breaking decline even as much of the country remains under stay-at-home orders because of the coronavirus pandemic. The National Association of Home Builders’ monthly confidence index rose seven points to a reading of 37 in May, the trade group said […]


Fun Friday: Activity Recommendations

May 15, 2020

We are finishing off this week with another article from Vern Harris, SRES. Here are some ideas to keep you and your family entertained during the COVID-19 Situation. With schools, offices, and other businesses closed, most of us are spending more time at home with our families. If you’ve been looking for ways to keep busy, […]


3 Home Projects to Tackle While Social Distancing

May 13, 2020

Vern Harris of Grand Avenue Ventures has a few ideas on how to keep you productive and occupied during quarantine: Are you running out of productive things to do at home? These five spring cleaning projects go beyond cleaning out the junk drawer! Change up your living space. Tired of the same wall color? Paint […]


3 Tips for Selling a Home During the Coronavirus Crisis – Vern Harris

May 11, 2020

Author: Vern Harris of Selling a home is always stressful, even more so with everything else going on in the world today. Many are choosing to wait until things return to normal to sell their homes, but other people don’t have a choice. If you need to access your home’s equity to get you […]


Focus Friday: Inspiration and Action Series

May 8, 2020

As another week passes in quarantine,  we are grappling with how to best handle a global pandemic from our living rooms or out in the field on smaller and more restricted jobs sites. Your goals may seem impossible given current circumstances. In times like these we like to focus on the controllables. We aren’t looking […]


Supreme Court rules that building codes cannot be copyrighted – What this means for design services.

May 6, 2020

By Antonio Pacheco Archinect News  The decision could help make these codes more widely available for users, including architects, and might help advance the proliferation of design assistance services that use automated processes to plug building codes into Building Information Models and other design review software. In the decision, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., writing for […]


The Hidden Opportunities of a Challenging Market

May 4, 2020

The Hidden Opportunities of a Challenging Market When the unexpected happens, luxury agents are primed to adapt BY NIKKI FIELD | TODAY 12:01 A.M.Click here to see this article by Nikki Field From Economic downturns are difficult. But for agents in the luxury real estate space, a slow business cycle is an ideal time for […]


Demolition complete! Kitchen design selected!

April 8, 2020

1500 Melville Avenue is under construction!  Demolition completed this week.  The kitchen and flooring were designed by ProSource in Stamford. Check back next week to see Altered Properties updated photos.  We plan to list this home in May. Kitchen design by ProSource in Stamford.  


New Team Member for Altered Properties!

August 26, 2019

Meet our newest team member, Sadie!  Sadie was born on June 22 and she is a beautiful Bernese Mountain dog from Rochester, New York. Sadie will help us warm up to our new clients and sniff out the best deals!