Residential Real Estate
The eviction moratorium that expired on Saturday was the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes.
As nonprofits, landlord and tenants fiercely advocate for an extension or solution, the federal eviction moratorium is set to expire this weekend.
The Biden administration announced Thursday it will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday.
“Who would have been dumb enough to buy a house based on a temporary situation?” That question was recently posed on a public real estate discussion group on Facebook. The answer, of course, is “lots of people.”
Fred Ware and his son were researching the history of the home he’s owned in the Hartford suburbs since 1950 when they discovered something far uglier than they expected.
James “Jimmy” Russo is the latest addition to the Glastonbury office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties.
Prices for U.S. homes rose faster in May than they have in 17 years as surging demand for housing outstripped the supply.
The state could bring back some travel restrictions to help curtail the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus, Gov. Ned Lamont said.
This month’s heavy rains follow a year in which coastal communities in the United States experienced record high-tide flooding, a trend that federal ocean researchers say is expected to continue into the future “without improved flood defenses.”
Nearly 1,000 new single-family listings hit the market in June in Greater Hartford, on par with pre-pandemic patterns, and slightly exceeded May’s tally, but the region is still seeing a very tight market, according to new data from the Greater Hartford Association of Realtors.
A pair of studies out this week from researchers at discount brokerage Redfin and their peers at listings portal Zillow suggest some buyers are continuing to trade distance from work for cheaper housing.
In real estate, a house isn’t sold until the Fat Lady sings at the closing. Until then, the seller should keep their options open by accepting backup contracts.
Keller Williams has launched a new service aiming to keep its top-performing teams under its umbrella as they expand into new markets.
Homeowners are poised to continue spending more on home improvement and maintenance projects through mid-2022, a new report from Harvard University housing researchers says.
Connecticut is trying to lure younger, talented workers with a new website and Instagram account, both called CTForMe.
Sellers who jump on offers from buyers waiving the opportunity to hire an independent home inspector may rue the day they did so.
At least some element of seasonality appears to have returned to the Boston-area housing market last month: Redfin’s monthly report on competition its agents’ offers faced found a slightly less frenzied atmosphere.
Fannie Mae’s monthly survey of homebuying sentiments showed Americans’ perceptions of the housing market continued to diverge last month, pointing the way towards a potential easing of demand for homes even as average 30-year mortgage interest rates remain at or near 3 percent.
One of the first questions buyers ask these days is: How far over the asking price should I go to get the house I want? Obviously, it all depends.
A number of agents in recent months have become adamant that we should all stop our buyers from writing “love letters” to sellers because these letters often violate fair housing laws. They also advised listing agents to avoid presenting any of these letters to their sellers if they receive any from buyers. I disagree with both positions.