Nice house, reasonable price.

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414 Stanwich Road cut its price today to $2.195 million — it started at $2.395. I liked this house way back in 2006, when the previous owners put it up for sale for $2.6695. The price was ridiculous: dated kitchen and bath, window a/c units, and so forth, but it had a nice, rambling feel to it, and its separate in-law wing added to its attractiveness. What it needed was a total re-do, and that's what the current owners have done after buying the place for $1.550 million in 2013. All new mechanicals, redone kitchen, and so forth. Hell, they even added "the mirror".

I'm certainly not advising other agents' client what to bid, but if you could snag this near or under $2, I think you'd do well: it sold in 2003, unimproved, for $2.1 million. (In fact, even at this price it looks attractive, but you might as well try to push it a bit lower).

 No guarantees, but if your agent's a hard bargainer, I'll bet you can get the mirror throw into the deal

No guarantees, but if your agent's a hard bargainer, I'll bet you can get the mirror throw into the deal