Enfield Real Estate News
Tuesday May 19 | via The Hartford Courant
A new housing report for Greater Hartford on Tuesday provided more upbeat signs for the spring market, with both sales and prices gaining in April for the second month in a row. The median sale price - where half the sales are above, half below - for a single-family house increased by 2.4 percent, to $210,000 from $205,000 a year earlier, according to the report from the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via The Hartford Courant
An annual report on housing permits in Connecticut's cities and towns paints a very different picture of new home building in 2014 than the one portrayed by a monthly sampling of a smaller set of towns. The annual report, released Monday by the state, showed that in 2014 the number of residential construction permits issued by towns and cities for single-family houses, condominiums and apartment units fell 2 percent, to 5,329, from 5,424 in 2013. Comment?
Sunday May 3 | via AmericanBankingNews.com
The firm currently has a $17.00 price objective on the stock. Zacks 's price target would suggest a potential upside of 13.18% from the company's current price. Comment?
Apr 16, 2015 | via WTNH
From one market to another a new report on the housing market is out, and it looks like things are getting slightly better when it comes to selling your house in Connecticut. In New Haven and Hartford counties, the numbers are pretty comparable. Comment?
Mar 24, 2015 | via The Hartford Courant
Home sales in Connecticut surged more than 9 percent in February compared with a year ago, a new report Tuesday shows, far stronger than the activity reported for the Hartford area alone. Statewide sales of single-family homes rose to 1,532, compared with 1,404, according to the report, from the Connecticut Association of Realtors. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via The Hartford Courant
Home sales in Connecticut jumped nearly 7 percent in April, but prices failed to rise as in the previous month, a new report Friday shows. The median sale price of a single-family house - where half the sales area above, half below - fell 4.7 percent, to $237,900, from $249,700 for the same month a year ago, according to the Connecticut Association of Realtors. Comment?
Friday May 1 | via The Day
Sales of single-family homes in Connecticut increased by 6.1 percent last month compared to the same period a year ago, a state real estate trade group reported Thursday. There were 2,015 homes sold last month, according to the group Connecticut Realtors, compared to 1,899 in March 2014. Comment?
Apr 8, 2015 | via Community Advocate Newspaper
United Bank has announced that it has launched a unique and innovative 12-month program called PATH Plus that is designed to provide the three keys to homeownership - education, savings and mortgage benefits - to eligible individuals and families who qualify through only approved Massachusetts and Connecticut-based nonprofit organizations. United Bank's PATH Plus program directly assists low-to-moderate income individuals or families achieve their dream of homeownership by providing free financial education on home buying and money management and establishing a savings program that requires participants to open a United Bank savings account. Comment?
Mar 31, 2015 | via New Haven Independent
The foreclosure crisis has receded from the headlines, but it remains real for tens of thousands of Connecticut families - who should check into a lifeline that Willona Ferguson caught. That was the message delivered Tuesday morning at one of New Haven's rescue spots: Neighborhood Housing Services , a not-for-profit builder that since 2009 has also helped people avoid foreclosure through a HomeOwnership Center. Comment?
Oct 7, 2014 | via MyFoxNY
The Connecticut home of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been demolished. Several neighbors had asked that the 3,100-square-foot house be taken down, saying it was a constant reminder of the tragedy in Newtown. Comment?
32 min ago | via Slugger O'Toole
What's that got to do with the price of fish? The growing gap between inflation and the perception of inflation Last week's news that the Consumer Prices Index rate of UK inflation has dipped below zero for the first time since official records began in 1996, and for the first time since 1960 based on equivalent historical estimates, caused a range of reactions amongst commentators and politicians. The Chancellor, George Osborne, was keen to emphasise that this should be termed "negative inflation", a brief spell of decreasing prices, rather than the more damaging "deflation", implying a longer term period of falling prices and economic stagnation such as what Japan went through during its "lost decade" in the 90s. Comment?
54 min ago | via The St. Petersburg Times
Russians, the last hope of the Crimean real estate market, appear to have lost interest in buying properties in the contested region. This comes as an unpleasant surprise to Crimea, which - banking on its coveted climate and coastlines - had hoped for a boom in sales after Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in March last year. Comment?
57 min ago | via KOAT-TV
Most of us want to do the right thing. We don't want to steal office supplies or lie on an expense report. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Edmonton Journal
Edmonton's housing construction market is forecast to cool, starting this year with a modest slowdown and turning into a more substantial downturn in 2016, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. Total housing starts in the Edmonton census metropolitan area are projected to dip to 13,800 units this year, down 0.5 per cent from 13,872 in 2014, said the CMHC's spring housing outlook released Monday. The slowdown will accelerate in 2016, when construction will drop 16.7 per cent to 11,500 units started - the lowest level since 2011, with 9,332 starts. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Crooks and Liars
The Justice Department's latest settlement with felonious big banks was announced last week, but the repercussions were limited to a few headlines and some scattered protestations. That's not enough. Comment?
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