Monthly Archives: May 2016

Painting Makes Perfect

Did you know…when emphasizing a room’s best feature or playing down the flaws, paint has remodeling power! Every home suffers a few negatives, but not every solution requirespricey structural changes. Paint is an often-overlooked, low-cost remodeler’s remedy for common complaints with … Continue reading

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Connecticut Statewide Home Sales Rise Significantly in April

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 17.8 percent comparing April 2016 to April 2015. The median sales price of $248,000 reflects a 4.2 percent increase from this period last year. Median indicates that half the … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales on Course for Best Year since 2006, Student Loan Debt Slowing Prospective Buyers

WASHINGTON (May 12, 2016) – Relentless supply constraints and home price growth outpacing wages are testing the patience of homebuyers this year, but existing-home sales are still on track to come in at their highest pace since 2006, according to … Continue reading

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Where Does Your State Land in Property Tax Rankings?

Who Pays the Highest Property Taxes? The average median property tax rate across the nation is 1.31 percent. That means a home owner with a home valued at $200,000, on average, pays an annual amount of $2,620 in property taxes, … Continue reading

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