Influx of Redding newcomers continues amid ‘crazy’ real estate market


Redding, like most Danbury-area towns, was no stranger to having a transfusion of new residents populate its neighborhoods amid the ongoing pandemic and continues to see the change.

Between 2020 and 2021, the town reported about 342 property transfers and its grand list slightly grew even as real estate prices dropped, according to data the News-Times obtained from Redding. So far in 2021, the town’s experienced an additional 199 property transfers, keeping with the booming trends.

Newcomers and soon-to-be Redding-ites have shared why they chose Redding among all that Connecticut has to offer. The reason why people flocked there has become clear. It’s all about location and space.

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