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Backus Real Estate is a full-service real estate brokerage, consulting, and investment firm, serving both the residential and commercial markets. For over thirty years, in all types of markets, we've been providing our clients expert advice, personal service, and creative solutions for all of their real estate needs. We invite you to explore our site and learn more about us, and see why a full range of clients -- from national corporations to first-time home-buyers -- have put their trust in Backus Real Estate. Welcome.

Today's Featured Listings

17 Old Orchard Road North Haven CT

5 Beds3+ Baths$850,000

Courtesy of: Backus Real Estate

1163 Old Colony Road #2 Wallingford CT

2 Beds1+ Baths$219,500

Courtesy of: Backus Real Estate

314 Pine Orchard Road Branford CT

3 Beds3 Baths$989,000

Courtesy of: Coldwell Banker Res Brokerage

54 Washington Street Middletown CT

Beds$630,000

Courtesy of: Backus Real Estate

1901 TUTTLE Avenue Cheshire CT

Beds$495,000

Courtesy of: Backus Real Estate

From the Blog

  • Posted on November 2, 2017 by

    Congratulations to Brian & Melissa on their new lake-front home in Goshen, CT! BRE Residential handled the purchase, after coordinating the sale of their existing home earlier this year. We wish them happy skating this winter and happy boating next Spring! Don't forget us at the next

  • Posted on March 20, 2017 by

    If you read the March 2017 issue of Connecticut Magazine, you may have noticed Jed Backus of Backus Real Estate listed as a 2017 Five-Star Professional Award Winner. Five Star Professional conducts market research to define and promote professional excellence in the professions they serve. The

    Posted on February 23, 2017 by

    Uzun Auto of West Haven had more cars for sale than their lot could handle. When BRE Commercial listed an adjacent property, they knew it was an opportunity they couldn't pass up. The family-run business is now the proud owner of 154 Spring St, which they will connect with their existing property

  • Posted on December 20, 2016 by

    BRE Residential is pleased to announce the sale of 202 Wilmot Rd in Hamden, CT. This was the first time this 1942 Cape changed hands, having been occupied by the original buyer for over 75 years!

  • Posted on September 13, 2016 by

    BRE Residential is pleased to announce the sale of 3711 Whitney Ave #10. This end-unit condo near Sleeping Giant State Park achieved 98.5% of our ask price, and our client, Amanda, left the following review, which we are not too shy to repost here! I was referred to Jed by two of my friends who

    Posted on September 1, 2016 by

    Backus Real Estate is pleased to be one of the first real estate companies in CT offering 3D MODELS of our clients’ properties. These 3D renderings are not animations, but built from thousands of individual photos of the property. Check it out here: http://bit.ly/2bFeXkI And here’s a

  • Posted on July 1, 2016 by

    Even if you're not in the market for a waterfront property, you'll enjoy some of the great footage of our Connecticut Shoreline captured by our videographers. Check it out by by clicking

    Posted on June 23, 2016 by

    Jed Backus will be presenting at a first time home-buyer seminar today at First Niagara Bank at 1248 Dixwell Ave in Hamden. Other speakers will include an attorney, insurance agent, and mortgage broker. This seminar will include presentations on a variety of topics related the the home-purchase

  • Posted on May 2, 2016 by

    Jed Backus will be joining other CTR Board Members and Realtors at the Capitol today to discuss pending Real Estate related legislation with our representatives. If there's anything on your mind regarding real estate regulations, policies, or pending legislation, reach out and we'll raise the issue

  • Posted on December 18, 2015 by

    BRE congratulates Jed Backus on his year as Chairman of the NHMR Commercial & Investment Division. His term concluded this past Tuesday with the annual CID Awards Dinner. With over 70 submissions for "Deal of the Year", representing $255MM in transaction value, it was an exciting evening.

  • Posted on October 16, 2015 by

    Backus Real Estate, LLC is pleased to announce it has leased the final 3,360 square feet of office space located at 98 Elm St, in West Haven, CT. With the addition of the Clifford Beers Clinic, the building is now fully leased. For anyone who doesn’t know of the good work that Clifford Beers has

    Posted on September 17, 2015 by

    New building, ready for fit out. Backus RE is pleased to offer 1792 sf of office space for lease, sub-dividable. Located on Sherman Ave, right off of Whitney Ave (behind Dunkin Donuts/Krauser's shopping plaza). Good visibility, signage available, ample parking. Potential medical/dental usage. Check

    Posted on August 12, 2015 by

    $15,000 HomeLIFT Grants Available! Know someone looking to purchase a home in East Haven, West Haven, or New Haven??? There's a unique opportunity to receive a GRANT of $15000 for qualifying purchasers via the HomeLIFT Down Payment Assistance Program. This program is administered by NHS and

  • Posted on August 7, 2015 by

    BRE is pleased to offer an estate opportunity in Cheshire, CT. Almost 30 acres, complete with pond, paths, and woodlands. Beautiful setting, room for horses, plenty of privacy. This is a unique opportunity on Tuttle Ave in Cheshire, close to Yale, New Haven, and all surrounding amenities. Just up

    Posted on August 7, 2015 by

    Backus Real Estate is pleased to announce another successful sale on Old Orchard Rd in North Haven. This Douglas Orr designed Dutch Colonial was a pleasure to show and to sell. All our best wishes to the proud new owners!

    Posted on May 21, 2015 by

    Jed Backus is pleased to be serving on the Board of Directors of the New Haven/Middlesex Association of Realtors. The organization not only plays a key role in the continuing education and success of local real estate professionals, but also is an important voice and organizing force for the

  • Posted on May 14, 2015 by

    Anyone applying for a home loan after August 1, 2015 with be faced with a very different closing process than is currently the norm. In the long run, the clearer disclosure forms should be to the consumers' benefit. But in the near term, there will be a lot of kinks to work out as lenders/attorneys

    Posted on May 7, 2015 by

    Our second CID Power Lunch took place today. Ken Shore from Wells Fargo gave an excellent presentation on 1031 Exchanges and answered many questions from the NHMR audience. Our next event will take place June 11th, and focus on recent environmental issues in commercial real

    Posted on May 5, 2015 by

    Backus Real Estate is pleased to offer a new listing in Hamden. The house boasts large rooms and an updated kitchen, master bedroom, and master bath. It's perfect for modern living, yet retains many original 1920's colonial details. Flat yard, 2-car garage, easy access to all highways and

  • Posted on May 5, 2015 by

    Backus Real Estate is pleased to announce another successful transaction at 73 Kirkside in Milford. This house is in walking distance of Walnut Beach - so we're definitely looking forward to the house-warming party!

    Posted on May 5, 2015 by

    Backus Real Estate is proud to announce another successful closing at 506 Cambridge Commons in Middletown. We sold this property in less than 3 weeks, for 97% percent of asking price and at a sale price higher than the appraisal.

    Posted on August 23, 2014 by

    Backus Real Estate is pleased to be a sponsor of "The 4th Annual ACE ALS: A Tennis Festival at The High Lane Club." All proceeds go to scientific research on ALS. The organizer of this event do a great job, offering tons of fun for tennis players and spectators alike. Please visit the the

  • Posted on July 29, 2014 by

        Backus Real Estate is pleased to announce the sale of 3190 Whitney Avenue, Building One, in Hamden, Connecticut. This free-standing office condominium will be the new home of The Bonadies Law

    Posted on July 10, 2014 by

    The Backus Real Estate commercial real estate division is pleased to announce the sale of this state-of-the-art Veterinary Hospital. With multiple exam rooms and surgery rooms, this clinic will continue to serve the surrounding Connecticut and Massachusetts

  • Posted on April 18, 2014 by

    We're excited here at Backus Real Estate to be launching our newly designed website! Some highlights include direct MLS search functionality, enhanced slideshows to better feature our clients' properties, and this blog, to keep everyone apprised of the latest happenings at Backus RE. We've also