Enfield Real Estate News
Tuesday Mar 24 | 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?
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?
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?
Thursday Mar 19 | via NNDB
An embarrassment to both the national and Connecticut state Republican party leadership, Governor John G. Rowland's political career is finally circling the drain. It's difficult to maintain any kind of public support when you're facing an 18-month federal corruption probe, Bill O'Reilly is calling for you to resign, President George W. Bush excludes you from any campaigning on his behalf, and the ranking Republican in the Connecticut state Senate Judiciary Committee describes you as having exhibited an "almost pathological pattern of behavior regarding ethical lapses." Comment?
Tuesday Mar 17 | via Ctnewsjunkie.com
A bill that protected tenants living in properties under foreclosure expired on New Years Eve, leaving tenants across the United States wondering when and if they would arrive home to find their belongings curbside. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal last week introduced a bill intended to extend the benefits afforded by the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via Milford Mirror
Highlighting the struggle many students and families face trying to pay for college, State Senator Gayle S. Slossberg and Senate Democrats have announced their support for legislation aimed at making college more affordable. "We've reached the point where people are putting their lives on hold because of the overwhelming burden of student debt," said Slossberg. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Ctnewsjunkie.com
The same day President Barack Obama signed a memorandum directing federal agencies to do more to help student loan borrowers, the legislature's Banking Committee passed legislation increasing regulation of lenders. The Connecticut bill is just one of many addressing the student loan crisis. Comment?
18 min ago | via Cape Gazette
Coldwell Banker Resort Realty announced the firm's top producers for the month of February. For the Rehoboth branch, the top listing agent was John Bohne. Comment?
33 min ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
After raising alarms earlier this year for promoting her new real-estate business on Twitter, state Rep. Anne Gonzales is prompting ethical concerns by sending email solicitations directly to Statehouse lobbyists. A number of lobbyists received an email from the Westerville Republican this week that included her picture and the solicitation: "If this time of year finds you beginning to consider a new residence, allow me to assist. Comment?
1 hr ago | via New Vision
The Prime Minister Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda talks to Edwin Musiime the CEO & chairman Property Expo little girl Myla Musiime, Christabell Nansubuga the Expo brands manager, Andrew Mukiibi the president of Association of Real Estate Agents, Anthony Githuka the managing director of UAP Life Assurance Uganda Limited and Zipporah Mungai the managing director of UAP InsuranceUganda Limited during the openning of the second property expo at UAP Nakawa Business Park in Kampala on March 19, 20 By Francis Emorut The Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, has warned real estate dealers against setting up poorly planned homes. "The homes need to be those that are planned and organised. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Staffordshire Newsletter
MOST parents have a few key items on their wish-list when it comes to buying a new property - and usually right at the top are good schools, a family-friendly location and a comfortable home that's large enough for their changing needs. But for first-time buyers Jane and Lee Baughen, the difficulties of saving a big deposit with two young children to think about left them worrying they'd have to compromise on at least one of their priorities. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via SouthCoastToday.com
Q: I have a buyer who is having trouble securing a loan because my condo association has 27 percent of the units delinquent in their monthly association dues of $200. There are a total of six buildings each with six units for a total of 36 units. Comment?
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