Fairfield Real Estate News
Monday Apr 27 | via The Wilton Daily Voice
Single-family home sales jumped 13 percent in Fairfield County for the first quarter, compared with the same time frame last year, according to the first-quarter report from William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty. Days on market declined by 8 percent. Comment?
Monday Apr 27 | via The Danbury Daily Voice
Despite dreary weather, first-quarter residential real estate statistics looked encouraging for Fairfield County homeowners, especially in Danbury and Ridgefield, where the number of sales increased. Single-family home sales jumped 13 percent in Fairfield County for the first quarter, compared with the same time frame last year, according to the first-quarter report from William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty. Comment?
Saturday Apr 25 | via Westport Now
For at least the 15th time in 10 years, The New York Times again has featured Westport and its real estate doings, including its teardowns. Sunday's page one of the real estate section, available online here , features a Westport-datelined story headlined "In Fairfield, the Builders Are Back." Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via Inside Bay Area
Wells Fargo could be looking to do another deal with General Electric, as the San Francisco-based bank looks for ways to boost loans. GE is in talks to sell a $74 billion unit that provides loans to midsize U.S. businesses, and Wells is one of the potential buyers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via The Norwalk Daily Voice
Fairfield County's best kept secret has history, a waterfront community and privacy. Located in Norwalk at 17 Shagbark Road, Darien realtor Bruce Baker calls the home a treasure. 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?
Wednesday Apr 8 | 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?
Mar 19, 2015 | via NNDB
An embarrassment to both the national and Connecticut state Republican party leadership, Governor John G. Rowland's political career is finally circling the drain. It's difficult to maintain any kind of public support when you're facing an 18-month federal corruption probe, Bill O'Reilly is calling for you to resign, President George W. Bush excludes you from any campaigning on his behalf, and the ranking Republican in the Connecticut state Senate Judiciary Committee describes you as having exhibited an "almost pathological pattern of behavior regarding ethical lapses." Comment?
10 hrs ago | via West Australian
The Commonwealth Bank has passed on a portion of the Reserve Bank's 0.25 per cent interest rate cut, cutting its standard variable rate by 20 basis points. The cut puts its standard variable rate to what it says is the lowest in its history at 5.45 per cent. Comment?
10 hrs ago | via Canada NewsWire
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10 hrs ago | via The Columbus Dispatch
In June 2014, Heather Schneiter bought a new house on Dresden Street in the South Linden neighborhood for the asking price of $92,000. The three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath, 1,646-square-foot house, located across the street from the Linden-McKinley STEM Academy, was built by the Greater Linden Development Corp. using federal neighborhood-stabilization funds. Comment?
10 hrs ago | via Cape Gazette
Before the crash, it used to be easy. You called a loan officer, told them what you made and what you owed and BAM! - they sent you a pre-qualification letter. Comment?
10 hrs ago | via This Is Somerset
Political leaders will embark on a frenetic final 48 hours of campaigning as they desperately seek to secure a decisive breakthrough with voters at Thursday's General Election. With polling stations open in just two days for one of the most finely-balanced contests in living memory, they will tour the country to push key messages in a bid to move stubbornly-deadlocked polls. Comment?
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