Monthly Archives: June 2016

Fitch Ratings: Home prices go from overvalued to undervalued in last decade

It’s no secret that home prices dipped considerably after the recession. But have they dipped too low? According to Fitch Ratings’ U.S. sustainable home price model, home prices in Connecticut were 21 percent overvalued in 2000. That same model now … Continue reading

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Top 5 Things REALTORS® Should Know About New FAA Regulations on Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

Commercial drone use in the real estate business got a boost today with the release of the Federal Aviation Administration’s final rule(link is external)governing small unmanned aerial systems, or UASs, in the national air space. Drones are increasingly being used … Continue reading

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Connecticut Single Family Home Sales Rise in May

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 9.6 percent comparing May 2016 to May 2015. The median sales price of $250,000 reflects a 3.8 percent decrease from this period last year. Median indicates that half the … Continue reading

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Matt Biggins

Matt has recently made a career change back to where it all started…in the hospitality industry as the Director of Sales for the Courtyard by Marriott in Norwich.  He has traveled the country representing Eastern CT and Mystic Places to … Continue reading

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Tony Walstra

Tony Walstra of Heritage Properties SPC became a licensed real estate agent and joined the Eastern Connecticut Association of REALTORS® in Dec 2014. Tony was recently honored as the Eastern Connecticut Association of REALTORS Rookie of the Year and was … Continue reading

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Leslie Timmons

Leslie Timmons of BHHS New England Properties, is celebrating her 12th year in business and as a member of ECAR this year. Currently, Leslie sits on our Member Services/Marketing Committee and our Board of Directors. Leslie tells us that her … Continue reading

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Ryan Lajoie

Ryan is celebrating his 10th year in business and as an ECAR member this year. Ryan is the Broker Associate of Johnston & Associates Real Estate in Thompson. He is licensed in both CT & MA. Ryan particularly enjoys working … Continue reading

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