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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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White House to boost low-income solar movement

The Hartford Business Journal, July 21, 2016 President Obama has taken a liking to financing programs to provide solar panels to low and moderate-income homeowners – a movement that’s been spreading across Connecticut.Obama’s so-called Clean Energy Savings for All Americans … 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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New Fair Housing Disclosure from the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO)

The new Fair Housing Disclosure form pursuant to Public Act 16-16 is now available on the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) site and may be accessed here. The statement of purpose of the Bill that passed is “To provide … 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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