Enfield Real Estate News
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Nov 18, 2014 | via The Hartford Courant
Hartford area home sales saw another bump in October, a new report Tuesday showed, but gains for the year aren't likely to match those in 2012 and 2013. Sales of single-family houses rose 4.5 percent in October, to 875, from 837 for the same month a year ago, according to the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors, which tracks housing trends in 57 towns from Enfield south to Middletown. Comment?
Sep 17, 2014 | via The Hartford Courant
Connecticut home sales in June posted the strongest gains so far this year - with Hartford County leading the way - an indication that the well-watched spring home buying season may have been a bit stronger than first thought. Sales of single-family houses statewide rose nearly 6 percent in June, to 2,779, compared with 2,646 for the same month a year ago, according to a new report Tuesday from The Warren Group, which tracks housing trends in New England. Comment?
Aug 20, 2014 | via The Hartford Courant
Home sales in Greater Hartford rose in July but did not come close to matching the double-digit gains of the previous month, a new report Wednesday showed, a sign that the spring home buying season lost some of its momentum as it came to a close. Comment?
Aug 6, 2014 | via The Day
New London County home sales and prices were relatively flat in June compared with monthly statistics from the same period last year. Comment?
Aug 5, 2014 | via The Day
New London County home sales and prices were relatively flat in June when compared with monthly statistics from a year ago. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 20 | via Patch.com
January 20, 2015 - According to the RE/MAX of New England 2015 Housing Forecast , millennial buyers are expected to play a significant role in the 2015 housing market across the region, and New England will continue to experience inventory shortages in desirable areas, while consumers should expect to see higher interest rates in the second half of the year. RE/MAX of New England cites the convergence of increased consumer confidence, a rebounding local economy and continued low-interest rates to create a steady, consistent housing market throughout much of New England in 2014. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via Banker & Tradesman
Economic activity ticked upward in New England through the end of 2014, according to the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book report. Most contacts across the retail, manufacturing, advertising and consulting sectors in the First District, which includes all of New England except for Connecticut's Fairfield County, told the Fed that sales or revenues had exceeded year-ago numbers. Comment?
Thursday Jan 15 | via The Hartford Courant
Connecticut's foreclosure troubles eased last year, but thousands of homeowners still either faced or lived through the loss of their home, a new report Thursday shows. Connecticut's foreclosure troubles eased last year, but thousands of homeowners still either faced or lived through the loss of their home, a new report Thursday shows. Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via The Weston Daily Voice
Barbara and Arnie Sivba and the Sivba Group have affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut and Westchester County, N.Y. The Sivba Group will continue to provide residential real estate services in Danbury, Brookfield, Bridgewater, Bethel, New Fairfield, Newtown, New Milford, Redding, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Southbury and Washington and the surrounding communities. In addition to Barbara and Arnie Sivba, the Sivba Group consists of Rob Hunt, John Casey and Beverly Manlapaz. Comment?
Saturday Jan 10 | via Darien News-Review
Home sellers closed fewer deals in Stamford and many surrounding towns last year, according to a new report, though median sale prices rose in the majority of the region's municipalities. In Stamford, 642 single-family homes sold last year, according to William Pitt-Julia B. Fee Sotheby 's International Realty , 60 fewer than in 2013, for a 9 percent decline. Comment?
9 min ago | via San Mateo Daily Journal
While considering affordable housing needs in Belmont, one councilman is seeking a creative way to assist teachers and also city employees increasingly finding themselves deemed low-income earners. Councilman Charles Stone proposed city officials take a look at four consecutive properties along El Camino Real and Hill Street purchased with redevelopment agency funds. Comment?
14 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
My comment from earlier this week on SNB and Denmark's Nationalbank pegs decisions : The first one is that no Central Bank is an island. In other words, all pegs are temporary in their duration and costly in their nature, while held. Comment?
18 min ago | via The Argus
The number of home owners moving house reached a seven-year high in 2014 as rising property values boosted the amount of cash they had sitting in their existing homes, a report has found. An estimated 365,400 people moved home last year with a mortgage across the UK, marking an 8% year-on-year increase and the highest figure seen since 2007, Lloyds Bank found. Comment?
24 min ago | via Albany Times Union
This month, the Pew Research Center released a study that found that most wealthy Americans believed "poor people today have it easy because they can get government benefits without doing anything in return." This is an infuriatingly obtuse view of what it means to be poor in this country - the soul-rending omnipresence of worry and fear, of weariness and fatigue. Comment?
38 min ago | via HeraldNet
A sign of the concern among business and political leaders here about sluggish economic growth is that one of the World Economic Forum sessions this week was titled "Avoiding a Centennial Slump" - meaning a downturn that lasts a hundred years. Few are quite that gloomy. Comment?
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