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Connecticut Home Sales Drop in July

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut decreased 8.2 percent comparing July 2016 to July 2015. The median sales price of $265,000 reflects a 2.9 percent decrease from this period last year. Median indicates that half the homes … Continue reading

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The basic reason why there just isn’t enough decent housing for the poor

By Emily Badger July 26, the Washington Post At the very bottom of the housing market, where families live on a fraction of what the typical American household makes, the math simply doesn’t add up. The market can serve up … Continue reading

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Connecticut Home Sales Rise in June

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 7.4 percent comparing June 2016 to June 2015. The median sales price of $275,000 reflects a 0 percent change from this period last year. Median indicates that half the homes … Continue reading

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Looking to Rent? Five Questions to Ask to Avoid a Scam

FAST FACT: First and last month’s rent, plus deposit, is a significant chunk of cash. Scammers know it, and have mastered the art of stealing it. It’s tough enough to find an affordable rental in today’s tight market, so when … 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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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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