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Remodeling Spending Expected To Continue To Increase

Nationwide spending on residential remodeling is expected to continue to increase through the third quarter of 2018, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released today by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University....

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Freddie Mac Weekly Mortgage Rates

Rates came down slightly this week, ending a brief, two-week streak of increases. ...

Shop Around For Title Insurance

Shop Around For Title Insurance

A recent legal settlement between the federal government and a title insurance agency is drawing fresh attention to one of the murkiest, least understood and most expensive items you get charged for in a real estate closing: title insurance....

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Webster Bank Passes 2017 Dodd-Frank Stress Test

The capital ratios of Webster Financial Corp. and its $26 billion asset subsidiary, Webster Bank, would exceed regulatory minimums during a severely adverse economic time period, according to the company’s latest Dodd-Frank stress test results....

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Private Investor Scoops Up Hamden Portfolio

A private investor recently acquired a two-building, mixed-use portfolio in Hamden....


Multifamily Lending Up In 2017

Multifamily lending was up 8 percent year over year in 2016, with nearly 3,000 different multifamily lenders providing a total of $269.2 billion in new mortgages for apartment buildings with five or more units, according to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association....

Malloy Announces Connecticut’s Submission For Amazon

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) Commissioner Catherine Smith recently unveiled the state’s proposal for Amazon’s second headquarters, which includes sites in the Hartford and Stamford regions....

Report: Connecticut Loses 2K Jobs In September

New figures show Connecticut lost 2,000 jobs in September, capping what’s been a slow third quarter for job growth. Thursday’s Department of Labor monthly employment report also shows the agency revised its initial August numbers from 3,900 jobs lost to 4,200. Meanwhile, the state’s unemployment rate fell by two-tenths of a percentage point t...