Farmington Real Estate News
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Sep 17, 2014 | via The Hartford Courant
Connecticut home sales in June posted the strongest gains so far this year - with Hartford County leading the way - an indication that the well-watched spring home buying season may have been a bit stronger than first thought. Sales of single-family houses statewide rose nearly 6 percent in June, to 2,779, compared with 2,646 for the same month a year ago, according to a new report Tuesday from The Warren Group, which tracks housing trends in New England. Comment?
Aug 29, 2014 | via The Hartford Courant
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan stopped recently in Farmington to visit a major office of the bank's home equity lending business. Comment?
Aug 6, 2014 | via The Day
New London County home sales and prices were relatively flat in June compared with monthly statistics from the same period last year. Comment?
Aug 5, 2014 | via The Day
New London County home sales and prices were relatively flat in June when compared with monthly statistics from a year ago. Comment?
May 31, 2014 | via The Hartford Courant
Farmington Bank has announced the expansion of its charitable giving and services for veterans and their families, including an extended sponsorship of central Connecticut's largest golf tournament benefiting veterans and the introduction of a Veterans Checking for Charity Special that gives back to veterans-related organizations. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via National Mortgage News
Washington Trust Bancorp is eager to dip its toe in the water when it comes to Fairfield County, Conn., but the company is reluctant to take a full plunge into that booming market. The $3.4 billion company, based in Westerly, R.I., opened a mortgage lending office in Darien less than a month ago, prompting speculation that the move would pave the way for more branches or an acquisition. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 21 | via Norwalk Citizen News
Westby is a Thomaston lawyer and former Marine who opposes Connecticut's new gun law, would scrap the Common Core education standards and says the office of state attorney general has become a meddling, anti-business operation that needs to be reined in. "One of the things I want to do to make the state more business friendly, and that means an attorney general's office that isn't out to get them," Westby said. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 21 | via Examiner.com
Peter Lumaj, the Republican and Independent Party nominee for Connecticut Secretary of the State, called on Secretary Denise Merrill this evening to publicly condemn Democratic State Representative Victor Cuevas for his involvement in the latest corruption and voter fraud scandal to hit the Capitol - Cuevas is accused of both mortgage fraud as well as voter fraud. An Affidavit of Complaint filed with the SEEC on October 8th, 2014 alleges that Representative Cuevas served in the General Assembly representing Waterbury's 75th district, while maintaining his primary residence in Bristol. Comment?
Friday Oct 17 | via The Day
State Rep. Elissa Wright is a forceful advocate for families and consumers. At the height of the sub-prime mortgage crisis, she helped enact pro-consumer legislation to combat unscrupulous lending practices and protect homeowners caught in the grip of a stumbling economy. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 8 | via Patch.com
Three-term state Rep. Fred Camillo has received reelection endorsements from three state organizations including the Connecticut Realtors and the AFSCME Council 15. In its endorsement, Council 15 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees wrote, "It is our firm belief that your election to the State Legislature is in the best interests of the residents of Connecticut as well as our thousands of members who serve as sworn police officers throughout the State." Comment?
9 min ago | via Post and Courier
Prosecutors in Charleston have charged a second man in a widespread property-flipping scam that caused $20 million in losses for federally insured mortgage lenders. Steven F. Weiss faces one count of mail fraud, wire fraud and bank fraud, according to a document filed with U.S. District Court this week. Comment?
27 min ago | via Forbes.com
I am the Pennywise Parent, a writer covering the personal finance of parenting. As a staff reporter at The New York Times, USA Today and The Columbia Journalism Review, I wrote about real estate, investing, style and travel. Comment?
40 min ago | via The Bradenton Times
Navigating the complex world of mortgages can be difficult. As a result, it's easy to make mistakes when applying for a mortgage loan. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
The plan will see a 2bn in equity being made available to buy up the most indebted of mortgages from the banks at a steep discount, while enabling homeowners stay in their houses under a seven-year lease arrangement. The scheme is a venture between debt resolution agency New Beginning and a specially created private equity fund based in Malta. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
LEADING lender Ulster Bank has revealed a surge in home buyers drawing down mortgages ahead of stringent new rules coming in next January. New rules proposed by the Central Bank will see most first-time buyers having to stump up a deposit of at least 20pc of the purchase price. Comment?
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