Bridgeport Real Estate News
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Sunday Jan 15 | via The Fairfield Daily Voice
A tour of Bridgeport's South End neighborhood last month made an impact on social work students from Sacred Heart University. The walking tour was led by social work professor Andrew Martinez as part of a "Community as a Campus" activity-an effort to move learning outside the classroom and into the community, according to a press release on the school's website. Comment?
Monday Jan 9 | via The Weston Daily Voice
Built in 1808, the Captain Jeremiah Sturges House on Harbor Road in Southport overlooks the picturesque Southport Harbor, offered elegant coastal tranquility for more than two centuries. "This home is in one of the most beautiful locations in Southport and has been wonderfully preserved," said Victoria Fingelly, a real estate agent at William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty, who is listing the home. Comment?
Nov 21, 2016 | via Reuters
Nov 8, 2016 | via Connecticut Post
Connecticut saw slight improvements in the numbers of homeowners under foreclosure proceedings, with the state's "inventory" of foreclosed properties down more than a quarter from September 2015 according to CoreLogic. For the 12-month period through September 2016, lenders completed foreclosures on about 2,450 residences in Connecticut, compared to more than 4,800 in the previous 12-month stretch through September 2015 as tracked by CoreLogic. Comment?
Nov 3, 2016 | via Darien News-Review
Katy Williams' Wilton roots are traced back to her grandparents settling here in 1939. Katy herself was the fifth of six children. Comment?
3 hrs ago | via Ctnewsjunkie.com
Connecticut's economy is slowly regaining confidence or its gotten lucky with collecting one-time revenue and business taxes. That's the two interpretations of the latest revenue projections from state budget analysts. Comment?
Monday | via Norwalk Citizen News
With its high cost of living and proximity to New York City, young people across southwestern Connecticut say they're feeling the economic pressures prompting them to live with their parents. Many say they have plans to cut out on their own, but the future is uncertain. Comment?
Thursday Jan 5 | via National Mortgage News
A second report on Connecticut's home sale market in November provided further evidence that the state may see its first annual price increase since 2013. The median sale price of a single-family house rose 3.9%, to $238,000 in November, compared with $229,000 for the same month a year ago, according to the report Wednesday from The Warren Group. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 4 | via Darien News-Review
A house for sale on the westside area of Danbury in this 2015 file photo. Home sales in Connecticut rose in 2016 compared to 2015. Comment?
Monday Jan 2 | via Ctnewsjunkie.com
A task force charged with improving access to legal assistance to the state's poorer residents has come up with a litany of recommendations to address the problem - and some suggestions on how to pay for their initiatives. In the judicial system low-income residents who are accused of committing a crime are able to receive the assistance of a public defender, but if a poor resident is unable to get an attorney to take their civil matter on a contingency fee, then they are generally unable to pursue their claims. Comment?
6 min ago | via Reuters
Deutsche Bank has finalised a $7.2 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over its sale of toxic mortgage securities in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. But, as Ivor Bennett reports, the banks troubles aren't over yet. Comment?
7 min ago | via Forbes.com
There's no question that today's technology can make it harder to be disciplined about saving for the future. If you have a smartphone and use it, you're bombarded with ads day and night; you know the temptation to make a purchase today is greater than ever. Comment?
8 min ago | via NorthJersey.com
U.S. accuses JPMorgan of mortgage discrimination in lawsuit The U.S. said the bank overcharged "thousands" of black, Hispanic borrowers. Check out this story on northjersey.com: http://usat.ly/2jyGw78 The U.S. government filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing JPMorgan Chase of discriminating against "thousands" of black, Hispanic mortgage borrowers from 2006 through 2009. Comment?
17 min ago | via WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Deutsche Bank is cutting its managers' bonuses for 2016, saying Wednesday that it needs to take "tough measures" in light of the company's performance and a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department. The management board said in a message to employees that vice presidents, directors and managing directors will receive group variable compensation but no individual bonuses for the financial year. Comment?
9 min ago | via The Cyprus Weekly
Wilbur Ross, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Commerce Secretary, has pledged to sell his stake in his main private equity firm and resign from corporate boards but will keep his interests in mortgage lending and shipping. In an ethics agreement published on Tuesday, the billionaire investor vowed to sell shares in Invesco Ltd, the parent company of W.L. Ross & Co, valued at up to $50 million. Comment?
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