Hadlyme Real Estate News
Thursday Apr 23 | via CTNow.com
A Newington woman accused in a mortgage fraud conspiracy was sentenced on Thursday to 21/2 years in prison and five years of supervised release, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Malgorzata Karas-Golka, 46, also was ordered to pay $166,500 in restitution. Comment?
Apr 15, 2015 | via The Hartford Courant
Middlesex Habitat for Humanity is inviting all interested families and individuals to attend an applicant meeting for a Habitat for Humanity home. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 345 Main Street, Portland, CT. Comment?
Jan 29, 2015 | via The Hartford Courant
Middlesex Habitat for Humanity has taken the first step in its goal to build two homes in Portland, Conn. by closing on two lots on Summer Street. Comment?
6 hrs ago | 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?
2 hrs ago | via Philadelphia Weekly
New York State Department of Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawky announced this week that he is stepping down from his post, but he has at least one more parting gift for the real estate industry: tackling the Empire State's systemic foreclosure problem ... Comment?
2 hrs ago | via US News & World Report
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11 min ago | via Phoenix Real Estate Guy
The Phoenix real estate market has heated up for sellers recently and that's making things a little challenging for buyers. If you're buying right now you're likely seeing multiple offers, bidding wars, properties selling for over asking price, appraisal waivers, and all sorts of craziness. Comment?
12 min ago | via Canadian Content
Canada's reputation as a safe country to live and bank is luring buyers from abroad and driving the housing boom in Toronto. The city of 2.8 million attracts about a quarter of the 250,000 immigrants who arrive in the nation each year. Comment?
16 min ago | via WYMG-FM Springfield
Cook County property tax records show that an entity controlled by the owner of the Chicago Cubs has purchased three more rooftop buildings next to Wrigley Field. The Chicago Tribune reports that the purchases mean the Ricketts family now owns six rooftop building near the historic ballpark. Comment?
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