Residential Real Estate
Median home prices in U.S. ZIP codes in the top 20th percentile for environmental hazard risk appreciated at a faster pace than the overall U.S housing market over the past year, past five years and past 10 years, according to a new report from ATTOM Data Solutions.
Fixed mortgage rates increased for the seventh consecutive week, with the 30-year fixed mortgage rate reaching 4.40 percent in this week’s survey; the highest since April of 2014.
Call it buried tax treasure for homeowners: Deep inside the behemoth 654-page bipartisan budget bill recently signed into law by President Donald Trump are little-noticed extensions of key tax-code benefits that expired in 2016, but now can be used for upcoming 2017 tax filings.
It may be that 2017 is best remembered as the year the real estate recovery finally got a foothold in Connecticut.
Mortgage applications decreased 6.6 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Feb. 16, 2018.
Barbara L. Pearce, CEO and president of Pearce Real Estate, recognized Residential Sales Associate Mary Jane Burt as 2017’s top individual residential producer for the company’s New Haven office. She was also named a top producer companywide.
A surge in multifamily production pushed overall housing starts up 9.7 percent in January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.33 million units after an upwardly revised December reading, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department.
Owners of starter homes across the country are gaining equity faster than other homeowners as demand for entry-level homes continues to grow faster than supply, according to a new report from Zillow.
Mortgage applications decreased 4.1 percent from one week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Feb. 9.
The Connecticut Housing Finance Authority recently offered up $118 million in bonds rated AAA and Aaa by S&P Global and Moody’s.
Could predatory lending practices affecting veterans also be inflating interest rates paid by thousands of unsuspecting homebuyers using FHA loans?
Joe Amoroso left the mortgage business after 28 years to co-found Indeed Abstract, a title insurance, settlement services and default management company.
A new report has found a record high number of assistance programs – more than 2,500 – are now available for today’s homebuyers, and the programs remained well funded in 2017.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau yesterday released its five-year strategic plan, marking a change in enforcement strategy and laying out its mission and strategic objectives under the new administration.
Mortgage delinquencies across the country and in Connecticut dropped again in November, to some of the lowest rates in a decade.
A typical single homebuyer would need to save for nearly 11 years to have enough money for a 20 percent down payment on the typical U.S. home, according to a new Zillow analysis.
Just 6 percent of prospective homebuyers would halt their home search if mortgage rates rose above 5 percent, according to a late-2017 survey commissioned by real estate brokerage, Redfin.
The second largest brokerage firm in the ERA network, HUNT Real Estate ERA, has merged with ERA Key Realty Services, which also ranks in the top 10, significantly expanding the reach of the combined companies.
Zillow Group Inc. posted record earnings of nearly $1.1 billion in 2017 and projects revenue in excess of $1.3 billion in 2018.
Mortgage applications increased 0.7 percent from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Feb. 2.
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