Enfield Real Estate News
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Tuesday Nov 18 | 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?
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?
Oct 21, 2014 | 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?
Oct 21, 2014 | 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?
Oct 17, 2014 | 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?
Oct 8, 2014 | 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?
35 min ago | via TheStreet.com
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56 min ago | via Cape Cod Times
Daydreaming of owning a second, seasonal home? A mountainside vacation house with a fireplace or two, ski-in access and powdery slopes nearby or perhaps lakefront property with front porch and a sweeping view of the sunlight on the water? Sounds enticing, but fulfilling this dream takes attention to detail and a firm vision of your long-term goals. Two financial factors may help bring your daydreams closer to reality: the 80-year long-term stock market rise and interest rates that remain historically low . Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Motley Fool
When it comes to financing a home purchase, the 30-year mortgage is the most popular choice among buyers, and by a wide margin. In fact, according to September's Ellie Mae Origination Insight Report , only 9.1% of all mortgages originated were of the 15-year variety. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Sydney Morning Herald
One of Australia's largest institutional investors says the main banks would have to raise billions more than most experts expect in a property crash that could wipe out the home equity of millions. AMP Capital's head of credit markets, Jeff Brunton, said official stress tests failed to account for the impact on mortgages that did not default and that a severe fall in house prices could push more than 50 per cent of borrowers into negative equity. Comment?
1 hr ago | via NJ.com
Washington residents have complained routinely to borough officials about a condemned home at 149 N. Lincoln Ave. Council has started reviewing options for dealing with vacant properties. (lehighvalleylive.com photo Washington residents have asked borough officials what they plan on doing about the decrepit property at 149 N. Lincoln Ave. Kathy Bryant, a member of Mt. Comment?
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