Uneven Economic Recovery Has Real Estate Implications

Stagnant economic conditions for middle-class America continue to put some real estate markets on uneven ground. NAR’s chief economist Lawrence Yun, who presented his latest economic outlook at the 2017 REALTOR® Broker Summit in San Diego, said lifetime wealth is at an all-time high in the U.S. However, this wealth is highly concentrated in the […]

Special Report: How real estate agents can live happily ever after in retirement

Finding long-term value in the hard work and sweat of agents’ day-to-day Key Takeaways Selling your real estate business is still seen as an inexact science, especially in the changing industry, and many agents are looking for answers. When asked what they will do with their client database, 31.25 percent of respondents did not have […]

Connecticut Home Sales and Median Prices Rise in January

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that the single-family residential home median sales price is $235,000 which reflects a 2.2 percent increase from $230,000 in that same time period last year. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more and half for less. Single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 14.2 percent comparing January 2017 to January […]

Study: Small Homes Appreciate Faster

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2017 Bigger isn’t necessarily better when it comes to appreciation. In fact, a new study shows that smaller homes likely will offer a bigger percentage return on a home shopper’s investment. Read more: New Single-Family Homes Are Getting Smaller A new study conducted by NerdWallet culled three […]

4 solar panel pitfalls

Is it ever a good idea to install solar panels? Yes, but steer clear of these problems: Key Takeaways Solar panel installation on residential property is on the rise, and they can be a solid investment with benefits such as reduced energy bills. Leased solar panels come with low upfront costs; however, when homeowners lease […]

Connecticut Home Sales and Median Prices Rise in December

Connecticut REALTORS® reports that the single-family residential home median sales price is $248,750 which reflects a 3.6 percent increase from $240,000 in that same time period last year. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more and half for less. Single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 2.4 percent comparing December 2016 to December […]