Sales of single-family homes in Connecticut increased by 6.1 percent last month compared to the same period a year ago, a state real estate trade group reported Thursday. There were 2,015 homes sold last month, according to the group Connecticut Realtors, compared to 1,899 in March 2014.
Washington Trust's Commercial Real Estate Group recently financed the acquisition of a 10,270 square foot office building located directly off of the Merritt Parkway in Milford, CT. The single floor layout of the space, along with its convenient accessibility to Interstate's 95 and 91, the Merritt Parkway and Metro North line offer an attractive space for tenants within New Haven county's prevalent medical industry.
A Newington woman accused in a mortgage fraud conspiracy was sentenced on Thursday to 21/2 years in prison and five years of supervised release, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Malgorzata Karas-Golka, 46, also was ordered to pay $166,500 in restitution.
From one market to another a new report on the housing market is out, and it looks like things are getting slightly better when it comes to selling your house in Connecticut. In New Haven and Hartford counties, the numbers are pretty comparable.
Regional Properties, serving New Haven County since 2005, is proud to announce Kathleen Maturo has joined their Orange office as a real estate agent. She will be assisting property buyers and sellers in Bethany, Orange, Woodbridge, New Haven, Valley and Shoreline.
Home sales in Connecticut jumped nearly 7 percent in April, but prices failed to rise as in the previous month, a new report Friday shows. The median sale price of a single-family house - where half the sales area above, half below - fell 4.7 percent, to $237,900, from $249,700 for the same month a year ago, according to the Connecticut Association of Realtors.
United Bank has announced that it has launched a unique and innovative 12-month program called PATH Plus that is designed to provide the three keys to homeownership - education, savings and mortgage benefits - to eligible individuals and families who qualify through only approved Massachusetts and Connecticut-based nonprofit organizations. United Bank's PATH Plus program directly assists low-to-moderate income individuals or families achieve their dream of homeownership by providing free financial education on home buying and money management and establishing a savings program that requires participants to open a United Bank savings account.
The foreclosure crisis has receded from the headlines, but it remains real for tens of thousands of Connecticut families - who should check into a lifeline that Willona Ferguson caught. That was the message delivered Tuesday morning at one of New Haven's rescue spots: Neighborhood Housing Services , a not-for-profit builder that since 2009 has also helped people avoid foreclosure through a HomeOwnership Center.
The Connecticut home of the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school has been demolished. Several neighbors had asked that the 3,100-square-foot house be taken down, saying it was a constant reminder of the tragedy in Newtown.
An embarrassment to both the national and Connecticut state Republican party leadership, Governor John G. Rowland's political career is finally circling the drain. It's difficult to maintain any kind of public support when you're facing an 18-month federal corruption probe, Bill O'Reilly is calling for you to resign, President George W. Bush excludes you from any campaigning on his behalf, and the ranking Republican in the Connecticut state Senate Judiciary Committee describes you as having exhibited an "almost pathological pattern of behavior regarding ethical lapses."