Kent Real Estate News
Friday | 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?
5 min ago | via The Gleaner
Ian Allen/Photographer A child looks on as shoemaker Errol A'TippaA' Roberts stands ouside his shop at premises in George's Lane in downtown Kingston. Ian Allen/Photographer Icylyn Bailey sharing her experiences ouside her house at premises in George's Lane in downtown Kingston. Comment?
Friday | via Daily Herald
Q. I got divorced from my husband about three years ago. Part of our agreement was that he would continue to make the mortgage payments until our youngest child graduated high school, which happens a year from June. Comment?
14 min ago | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Enthusiastic individual wanted who likes to multi-task and grow professionally. Computer skills required. Comment?
21 min ago | via Boston Herald
It's one of the dark corners of American real estate that doesn't get much attention from consumers: When realty agents representing potential buyers don't like the commission split offered on a particular listing, they might boycott it - simply not show the house to clients. The net result: Houses get less exposure. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Independent.ie
THOUSANDS of young people who want to buy their own home are being locked out of the property market because of new Central Bank rules on mortgage deposits. THOUSANDS of young people who want to buy their own home are being locked out of the property market because of new Central Bank rules on mortgage deposits. Comment?
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