Monthly Archives: April 2014

Did the polar vortex wreck your lawn?

A polar vortex has pounded lawns this winter with ridiculous sub-zero temperatures and record snowfalls. So don’t be surprised if parts of your lawn — especially in low-lying areas — are dead on arrival in spring. “Snow acts like a … Continue reading

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Rural Communities in eastern Connecticut Protected Through 2020

Nationally, more than 900 communities that were at risk for losing access to federal rural housing programs are now protected through 2020.  For the last three years, the National Association of REALTORS® has worked with Congress extend the eligibility of … Continue reading

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How Buyers Can Irk Sellers

Both parties have to come together in a transaction, and real estate professionals sometimes find themselves wedged in the middle of buyer and seller disagreements. Some sellers may accuse the home buyers of being too pushy with their demands. … Continue reading

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Eastern Connecticut First Quarter Real Estate Market Statistics

Single family sales during the first quarter rose 3.7%, compared to the first quarter of 2013, despite the fact that the winter weather from November through January was not conducive to looking at homes. Values were mixed, with the average … Continue reading

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