Enfield Real Estate News
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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?
Jun 26, 2014 | via Hispanic Business
Half of the units will be one-bedroom apartments with 1,098 square feet of space and 1.5 bathrooms while the other half will be two-bedroom apartments with 1,646 square feet of space and 2.5 bathrooms. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via National Mortgage News
Washington Trust Bancorp is eager to dip its toe in the water when it comes to Fairfield County, Conn., but the company is reluctant to take a full plunge into that booming market. The $3.4 billion company, based in Westerly, R.I., opened a mortgage lending office in Darien less than a month ago, prompting speculation that the move would pave the way for more branches or an acquisition. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 21 | via Norwalk Citizen News
Westby is a Thomaston lawyer and former Marine who opposes Connecticut's new gun law, would scrap the Common Core education standards and says the office of state attorney general has become a meddling, anti-business operation that needs to be reined in. "One of the things I want to do to make the state more business friendly, and that means an attorney general's office that isn't out to get them," Westby said. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 21 | via Examiner.com
Peter Lumaj, the Republican and Independent Party nominee for Connecticut Secretary of the State, called on Secretary Denise Merrill this evening to publicly condemn Democratic State Representative Victor Cuevas for his involvement in the latest corruption and voter fraud scandal to hit the Capitol - Cuevas is accused of both mortgage fraud as well as voter fraud. An Affidavit of Complaint filed with the SEEC on October 8th, 2014 alleges that Representative Cuevas served in the General Assembly representing Waterbury's 75th district, while maintaining his primary residence in Bristol. Comment?
Friday Oct 17 | via The Day
State Rep. Elissa Wright is a forceful advocate for families and consumers. At the height of the sub-prime mortgage crisis, she helped enact pro-consumer legislation to combat unscrupulous lending practices and protect homeowners caught in the grip of a stumbling economy. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 8 | via Patch.com
Three-term state Rep. Fred Camillo has received reelection endorsements from three state organizations including the Connecticut Realtors and the AFSCME Council 15. In its endorsement, Council 15 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees wrote, "It is our firm belief that your election to the State Legislature is in the best interests of the residents of Connecticut as well as our thousands of members who serve as sworn police officers throughout the State." Comment?
23 min ago | via WGBH
Chances are good you won't see much more there than you did in the summer of 2008 - just before the financial crisis hit. Average private-sector earnings are $24.53 an hour now, unchanged from 2008, after adjusting for inflation. Comment?
26 min ago | via Customer Interaction Solutions
A Comparison of U.S. GAAP and IFRS In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, FASB and the IASB have undertaken efforts to improve the accounting and reporting of financial instruments. In July 2014, the IASB issued IFRS 9, Financial Instruments, that will become effective January 1,2018; however, because convergence with U.S. GAAP has been incomplete, differences still exist in the measurement of financial instruments-especially in loan accounting. Comment?
32 min ago | via Mises Economics Blog
The housing boom is searching for ways to keep going. Prices for many high-end pieces of real estate are now out of reach for even the 1% of the super-wealthy. Comment?
32 min ago | via WSJV-TV South Bend
The Detroit Land Bank will host an open house and homebuyers' fair as part of its online auction of 15 homes in two city neighborhoods. It will feature workshops on home renovations and rehabilitation. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Yahoo!
An awkward run-in between Blake Garvey and his ex-fiancee Sam Frost had tongues wagging on Derby Day, while Hollywood A-lister Chris Hemsworth played the strong, silent type. Australian and international stars braved Saturday's wind and rain in their monochrome best to party in Flemington's famous Birdcage. Comment?
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