Wethersfield 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 15, 2014 | via WELI-AM Hamden
As significant as the news from Iraq and Ukraine is on the global bulletin board, threats of military action last week by American and Russian troops failed to derail the US stock and bond markets. 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?
Monday Dec 8 | via Banker & Tradesman
Economic activity in New England continued its modest, if sometimes uneven, expansion ahead of the winter months, which dampened growth last year. According to the Federal Reserve's latest Beige Book, the First District, which encompasses all of New England except for Connecticut's Fairfield County, saw year-over-year sales and revenue increases in retail and manufacturing contacts, net hiring in more robust fields and pay levels rising somewhat for temporary workers. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via News Times
Waterfront homes in southwestern Connecticut, those shoreline gems that give the region its Gold Coast reputation, are back in favor following a slump prompted by the recession and hurricanes, according to a new report from William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty. "The real estate market for waterfront homes has been in flux for the last six years," said William Pitt Sotheby's CEO Paul Breunich. Comment?
Oct 29, 2014 | 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?
Oct 21, 2014 | 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?
Oct 21, 2014 | 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?
14 min ago | via The China Post
Taipei's home price index fell for the third consecutive month in September with market analysts attributing the decline to cautious sentiment toward the local property market. Fears over a hike in interest rates after an end of the U.S. Federal Reserve's quantitative easing policy in October have made many home buyers wary of rising mortgage rates in Taiwan, they said. Comment?
29 min ago | via Wall Street Journal
The housing-industrial complex spends so much money lobbying to maintain federal mortgage subsidies that it's easy to forget how little they matter to the average borrower. A recent report from the Congressional Budget Office does a public service in showing how easily the U.S. could transition to a free market that doesn't threaten taxpayers. Comment?
42 min ago | via Star-Telegram.com
Just before Thanksgiving, a former store manager named Manoj Singh of Cypress, Calif., filed a federal lawsuit in Fort Worth claiming the embattled consumer electronics retailer, knowing how bad business had been going, should have known better than to allow employees to invest 401 retirement savings into company stock. By so doing, and continuing to match employee contributions in RadioShack stock, the company's top officials breached their fiduciary duties to "prudently" handle the retirement fund, the suit alleges, and caused "devastating losses" in the retirement plans as the stock price fell from more than $13 a share in 2011 to below a dollar. Comment?
54 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Third quarter GDP in the U.S. grows a robust 5.0% while growth in fixed residential investment slowed to a relative crawl. IShares US Home Construction has similarly lagged the S&P 500 this year and will likely need a resilient South and resurgent first-time home buyers to outpace in 2015. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Republican Journal
Walk to the shore and all the amenties of Rockland's "South End" from this stately Victorian. Currently a "up & down" two-family, could be returned to a single, or let your tenants make your mortgage payments. Comment?
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