Greenwich Real Estate News
Monday May 18 | via Greenwich Citizen
For more than two decades, the Housing Development Fund has been helping families with low and moderate incomes attain part of the American Dream -- home ownership. The Stamford-based organization, which was founded in 1989, offers programs for prospective home buyers throughout Fairfield County, including counseling services, low-interest mortgages, down-payment assistance and loans to help cover closing costs. Comment?
Thursday May 14 | via Connecticut Post
Middle market home sellers in many parts of Fairfield County have yet to see an escalation in prices to match other parts of the Northeast in 2015. Pictured is a home for sale on North Street in Easton listed by the Riverside Realty Group of Westport.Photo: Alexander Soule In a surprise report Tuesday, the National Association of Realtors calculated a sharp decline in the price of the median home in Fairfield County in the first quarter, with Connecticut mirroring the larger Northeast with pockets of hot activity and areas of malaise. Comment?
Wednesday May 13 | via The Darien Daily Voice
Opus for Person-to-Person celebrated its annual spring gala with a festive madras and college basketball tournament-themed event for nearly 300 guests, raising more than $130,000. Proceeds from "Spring Fling: March Madras," which took place on March 28 at Wee Burn Country Club in Darien, will go directly to support Person-to-Person's efforts in serving 24,000 individuals in need from neighboring communities. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via News Times
A conference room in Stark Office Suites, one of the many tenants at 100 Mill Plain Road in Danbury. The building recently sold for $12.4 million. Comment?
Monday May 11 | via Norwalk Citizen News
Waterfront homes in Greenwich and points east are seeing increased interest from buyers, following a 2014 bill intended to erase spikes in flood insurance in the wake of Sandy. Photo: Contributed Photo With temperatures near 90 degrees under sunny skies in Greenwich on Tuesday, it added up to a perfect day to be on the water. 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?
4 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
A major uncertainty at play in the marketplace is when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in the U.S. The nature of the aforementioned considerations are such that any rate hike by the Fed could plausibly represent a point of no return for the central bank. Since the liquidity crisis in 2008, the Federal Reserve has been engaged in the greatest economic-monetary experiment of our lifetime. Comment?
9 min ago | via Fox News
U.S. stocks were on track for another day in red territory on Tuesday, ahead of closely watched durable-goods and housing numbers that could further strengthen the case for a rate hike this year. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 56 points, or 0.3%, to 18,168, while those for the S&P 500 index lost 7.85 points, or 0.4%, to 2,116.75. Comment?
12 min ago | via Michigan Radio
Thousands of Detroit and Wayne County homeowners face tax foreclosures. Some of those families still have time to save their homes, but they might be paying more in taxes than they should have had to pay. Comment?
14 min ago | via Live Charts
Greek uncertainty, interest rate speculation stateside and tonnes of US economic data ahead led to a nervous start in London following the long weekend. The FTSE 100, which settled at a two-week closing high of 7,031.72 on Friday, was down 0.23% at 7,015.37 by Tuesday midday. Comment?
23 min ago | via Albany Times Union
Exterior of Albany High School on Washington Avenue Tuesday March 31, 2015 in Albany, NY. ORG XMIT: MER2015052215384764 We know how much the school would cost, generally. Comment?
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