Greenwich Real Estate News
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Thursday | via Patch.com
If you ever wondered what $24.5 million will get you on the real estate market in Fairfield County, wonder no more. This listing at 188 Long Neck Point Road in Darien was just listed this week for $24.5 million, according to Zillow.com. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via The Greenwich Daily Voice
Greenwich real estate closed with a flurry of activity in 2014 and helped the market achieve an increase of over 11 percent in the median sale price for single-family homes. Theresa Hatton, executive vice president of the Greenwich Association of Realtors, reported 59 closings in December. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via The Wilton Daily Voice
Sales of single-family homes fell markedly in the final quarter of 2014 in Westport, Wilton and Weston, a trend reflected throughout Fairfield County. Single-family home sales dropped 14 percent in Weston in the fourth quarter, compared with the fourth quarter last year. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 28 | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
The median sale price for a single-family home jumped 5 percent in Norwalk in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared with 2013, according to a sales report provided by William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty. Fourth-quarter activity also increased in Norwalk compared with 2013, with a small increase of 2 percent. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via News Times
Greenwich's spring market is hitting the MLS, even as snow hits the streets, with new listings coming on to kick off one of the town's hottest seasons for home buying. And the market between $5 million and $7 million is seeing a bit more strength than in previous years. 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?
23 min ago | via West Australian
China's housing prices rose in January for the first time in nine months, a survey showed Saturday, breaking a decline that has weighed on growth in the world's second-largest economy. The average price of a new home in China's 100 major cities rose 0.21 percent from December to 10,564 yuan per square metre, according to the independent China Index Academy, the first rise since April 2014. Comment?
36 min ago | via The Independent & Free Press
Last summer my family and I moved from Georgetown to B.C. My parents, who were also my neighbours, also made the move a few months later. All the while my dad was fighting cancer, a move he wanted to make for my mom, a last gift to her to leave her with family when he could no longer go on. Comment?
53 min ago | via The San Diego Union-Tribune
EMPLOYED BORROWERS: Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could find a way to allow more common sense to permeate the process, especially for self-employed borrowers? For example, current underwriting standards ignore the control that many successful business owners have over the timing, composition and amount of ordinary income that they draw out of their businesses. A lot of business owners prefer to keep their money productively invested, growing and creating jobs rather than receiving ordinary income taxable at today's high rates. Comment?
1 hr ago | via USA Today
More young adults may leave nest in spark for economy A shift toward stronger household formation could be a boon for the economy Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1CKKhZt Ashley Racine, 27, enjoys her morning coffee as she and her live-in boyfriend Eric Godwin, 28, get an early start to commute to work from their new home in Wendell, N.C. The economy has been picking up solidly but it's packing a secret weapon that could turbocharge growth this year: the millions of young adults still living with their parents. Many are eager to move out on their own but have been held back by the vestiges of the Great Recession and housing crisis. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Morningstar
Faulty seasonal factors, weather, and issues at ports have given the illusion of hypervolatility in recent GDP data, writes Morningstar's Bob Johnson. Even though it's always a guessing game, I think investor fears have changed. Comment?
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