Monthly Archives: April 2016

Connecticut Statewide Home Sales Rise Significantly in March

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 15.1 percent comparing March 2016 to March 2015. The median sales price of $230,000 reflects no change from the same time period last year. Median indicates that half the … Continue reading

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Warning: Telephone Scams

A new telephone scam is making the rounds in our area. Please be aware and conscious of anyone demanding money over the phone especially if they are asking you to pay a third party. The latest telephone scam is from … Continue reading

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Fair Housing Act: Criminal History-Based Practices and Policies

Almost a third of Americans have a criminal record. In many cases the reason for the record is a minor infraction that occurred decades ago. Minorities are disproportionately represented among those with a record. To help providers develop housing policies … Continue reading

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Military Foreclosure Protection Bill Passes

On March 21, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 2393, the “Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015,” which extends the one-year protection from foreclosure in the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) through 2017. The Senate … Continue reading

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