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John Engel

John Engel

Licensed in Connecticut
New Canaan - Elm Street Office

JEngel@Halstead.com

Tel: (203) 966-7800
Cell: (203) 247-4700

John Engel is the co-founder and leader of the premier real estate group the Engel Team in New Canaan, CT. A consistently top-producing agent in New Canaan, John recently won the 2018 Realtor of the Year Award in New Canaan for his dedicated service to the town. He is currently the Chairman of the Town Council and a former member of the New Canaan Zoning Board of Appeals, and is therefore well-versed in land use and zoning issues in town. He is also the owner of two commercial buildings in downtown New Canaan.

John also brings an insight into internet-based marketing that is unsurpassed. Before going into real estate he was the founder of two successful internet businesses.

He is a member of the New Canaan Rotary Club and previous board member of The New Canaan Land Trust and Staying Put New Canaan. John was also instrumental in the formation of the New Canaan Outback Teen Center.

John grew up in New Canaan before attending Davidson College in North Carolina. After graduating, he served as an officer in the U.S. Army. He lives in New Canaan with his wife Melissa and four children.

The Engel Team's Approach

With over 40 years of experience, this dynamic and innovative team offers their clients current market analytics and boundless creativity in their approach to listing and selling real estate. The Engel Team guides clients through pre-listing their property, pricing, marketing strategies, and the sales process. Buyers benefit from the team's in-depth knowledge of local real estate and tremendous market insight in the areas of both real estate investment and development.

Each week, the members of the Engel Team spend hours doing market analysis, researching, conducting broker open house tours, and conversing with other realtors to get the current pulse of the market. They meet as a team and with other realtors to discuss market status and buyer trends. They then provide clients with an easy-to-understand and in-depth monthly market analysis called the Market Report.

The Engel Team leverages their 40 years of shared real estate sales experience as well as John's 20 years in internet marketing and media to ensure that every property is marketed locally and globally.

The team delivers a service platform that encompasses its members' knowledge, network, and analysis so that clients can confidently transact within the area's (New Canaan, Darien, Wilton, Norwalk, Stamford, Rowayton) dynamic residential real estate market.

Halstead Connecticut, LLC

Current Listings

Past Closings

The following are selected closed transactions in which John Engel represented the buyer, the seller, or both:

SINGLE FAMILY HOMES
MULTI FAMILY HOMES
COOPERATIVES AND CONDOMINIUMS
LAND
RENTALS

Recent Press

Some Realtors Suspend Open Houses Amid Coronavirus Concerns

Norwalk Hour - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

A Circa-1926 Converted Barn Lists For $2.5M In New Canaan

Cottages and Gardens - Monday, March 25, 2019

Converted 1926 Polo Barn Asks $2.5M

Curbed - Thursday, March 21, 2019

On The Market In New York And Connecticut

New York Times - Thursday, March 7, 2019

What You Can Buy: Antique Farmhouse/$995,000

Stamford Advocate - Friday, January 11, 2019

Halstead's Engel Is Year's 'Realtor Citizen' For Service To Town

New Canaan Advertiser - Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Featured Blog Posts

Gardens, Courtyards, and Parks
Gardens, Courtyards, And Parks

Few things are as coveted in the New York City area as green spaces. In the summertime especially, we all search for nature-filled areas to escape the noise, crowds, and pace of city life. We all know of the world-famous parks and gardens the area has to offer, but what...
Wednesday, July 31, 2019

March Madness
March Madness

Attention to all our readers who are looking for a home in New Canaan, Connecticut, March Madness is going on there this weekend! The NCAA tournament is not the only Madness as Halstead Property will simultaneously be hosting 32 Public Open Houses in ONE TOWN on Saturday, March 19th. ...
Thursday, May 23, 2019

BEHIND THE NUMBERS 4Q15 - CONNECTICUT
Behind The Numbers 4q15 - Connecticut

Go Behind the Numbers on the state of Fairfield County, CT’s residential market with Halstead Chief Economist Greg Heym. This quarter’s episode was filmed at a new construction in New Canaan’s Smith Ridge Estates area. The 6-bedroom, 7.5-bath home is exclusively represented by John and Susan Engel. Special guest Christopher...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Best Wine Shops in the NY Metro Area
Best Wine Shops In The NY Metro Area

Whether it’s after a long day of work, or with someone special, finding that perfect bottle of wine to indulge in will be an adventure within itself. If you care about wine and consider yourself an expert, then the below recommendations –curated by our Halstead agents – will provide you...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

1437 Cannonball Run Road - Carabelle, Florida

1437 Cannonball Run Road - Carabelle, Florida - Web #: 170282331 John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com

15 Richmond Hill Road - New Canaan, Connecticut

15 Richmond Hill Road - New Canaan, Connecticut - Web #: 170234584 John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com

Sneak Peek Inside 83 Oak Street - New Canaan, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com For More Information: http://www.halstead.com/170200482

Sneak Peek Inside 705 Weed Street - New Canaan, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com Melissa H. Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 858-0266...

Sneak Peek Inside 258 Wahackme Road - New Canaan, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com

Sneak Peek Inside 705 Weed Street - New Canaan, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com Melissa H. Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 858-0266...

Sneak Peek Inside 131 River Street - New Canaan, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com Melissa H. Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203)...

Sneak Peek Inside 394 Brushy Ridge Road - New Canaan, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com Melissa H. Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - ...

Sneak Peek Inside 49 Gerrish Lane - New Canaan, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com Melissa H. Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - ...

Sneak Peek Inside 309 Park Street - New Canaan, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com

Sneak Peek Inside 507 Silvermine Road - New Canaan, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com Melissa H. Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell:...

Sneak Peek Inside 65 Comstock Hill Avenue - Norwalk, Connecticut

This property is now closed or no longer available. Take a sneak peek at this property and if you are interested in something comparable, please reach out to: John Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203) 247-4700 jengel@halstead.com Susan Engel, Licensed in Connecticut Tel: (203) 966-7800 - Cell: (203)...

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