Residential Real Estate
A new report from the New York Federal Reserve sheds a little light on a question that’s been hanging over the American real estate market: Has the massive tax overhaul adopted by Congress in late 2017 had any effect on whether consumers want to buy or sell homes?
Single-family home sales continued to decline across Connecticut in March as the median sale price also trended lower, according to the latest report from The Warren Group, publisher of The Commercial Record.
A proposal to place a new capital gains tax on the state’s highest earners came in for strong criticism from Connecticut’s main real estate industry trade group.
Giant real estate firm Keller Williams has launched its own iBuyer service to compete with the likes of Zillow Offers.
Fairfield County was the only part of Connecticut to see population growth since 2010, according to new estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau late last week.
Connecticut lost 1,300 jobs in March, according a preliminary report released yesterday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics; the state’s largest industry trade group blamed the decline on “the state legislature’s continued focus on costly workplace mandates.”
U.S. home construction slipped 0.3 percent in March, as housing starts are running below last year’s pace in a sign that inventory could be a challenge for would-be buyers.
Gov. Ned Lamont says he’s had “very preliminary” conversations with private investors who might help develop a proposed electronic highway tolling system in Connecticut.
Changes in federal tax laws passed by the Republican-controlled Congress in late 2017 and signed by President Donald Trump could be to blame for depressing home sales in 2018, according to research from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
U.S. retail sales surged in March at the fastest pace since late 2017, as spending on autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing jumped.
American homeowners are doing something surprising: Despite record amounts of home equity available to them – an estimated $1.5 trillion – they are tapping into it less via home-equity credit lines and cash-out refinancings. The question is: Why?
Homeowners looking to sell this spring could face a growing trend among buyers, especially Millennials. Worried about the long-term health of home values, they want a house that looks ready to appear on HGTV.
The state Senate’s top Democrat says lawmakers should offset negative impacts of the new federal tax law on many Connecticut taxpayers.
Some Connecticut condominium associations with crumbling foundations can seek financial help from the captive insurance company that’s been helping owners of stand-alone homes.
More than one-third of Millennials carry significant student loan, mortgage, credit card and some other type of miscellaneous debt.
A new study of 35 major metro areas from Zillow and Thumbtack is estimating the average American home seller will spend nearly $21,000 on home improvements, closing costs and staging this year.
Gov. Ned Lamont is adding a new face to the top ranks of his administration in a new role targeted at boosting housing production and public transit.
Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday he is working with fellow Democrats to craft a final tolling bill that addresses some of the public’s concerns, such as ensuring no more than 50 overhead electronic toll collectors on four Connecticut highways.
Have we arrived at one of those rare Goldilocks moments in real estate, where the market works well for both sellers and buyers, strongly favoring neither?
In the last decade, the number of Latino homeowners in America grew by 1.57 million to 7.87 million homeowners in 2018.