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Wednesday | via The Westport Daily Voice
Nadine Tanen of The Higgins Group in Westport was named 2014 Connecticut member of the year for the Women's Council of Realtors. Tanen was honored at the Women's Council's Awards, Recognition & Meet the Candidates session in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. Comment?
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?
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?
7 min ago | via Inman News
I keep reading about marginal real estate agents, but I cannot find any actual definition or statistics. How many real estate agents are marginal? How would I define a marginal real estate agent? Being an agent or broker is all about technology and how to make money. Comment?
7 min ago | via The New Zealand Herald
I'm looking for advice regarding buying our first home. My partner earns a good income of $70,000 a year, which we can afford to live on comfortably for the two of us. Comment?
8 min ago | via Virginia Business
Alexandria's city council has chosen the location for a new multimillion-dollar Metro station that will serve the city's Potomac Yard neighborhood. The station is expected to boost growth in Potomac Yard, a former rail yard earmarked for 13 million square feet of development. Comment?
17 min ago | via Washington Blade
"Agents are not paid on commission, but on your happiness." Redfin uses this slogan to describe its business model in its nationwide ad campaign. Comment?
18 min ago | via The Washington Post
After the president of Sweet Briar College announced in March that the private women's school would shut down after this summer because of insurmountable financial challenges, Daniel Gottlieb, an associate professor and chair of psychology at the college, began asking questions. What he found made him even more curious about the school's finances. Comment?
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