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By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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The media has extensively covered the rise in CT mortgage interest rates since last fall (from 3.42% last September to the current 4.1% according to Freddie Mac). However, a less covered aspect of the CT mortgage market is that requirements to get a mortgage have eased while rates have risen.The ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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A recent report released by Down Payment Resource shows that 65% of first-time CT homebuyers purchased their homes with a down payment of 6% or less in the month of January.The trend continued through all CT buyers with a mortgage, as 62% made a down payment of less than 20%, which is consistent ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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There are many benefits to CT homeownership. One of the top benefits is being able to protect yourself from rising rents by locking in your housing cost for the life of your mortgage. Don’t Become Trapped  Jonathan Smoke, Chief Economist at realtor.com, reported on what he calls a “Rental Afford...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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  Some Highlights: ‘CT Millennials’ are defined as 18-36 year olds according to the US Census Bureau. According to NAR’s latest Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the median age of all first-time CT home buyers is 31 years old. More and more ‘Old Millennials’ (25-36 year olds) are realizing that C...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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In the Christian religion it is a day of celebration for the Resurrection of the Lord.  The Eastern church doesn't celebrate Easter normally at the same time as the Roman Church, except that it happens to coincide this year.For coincidences, it is also the weekend to celebrate Passover in the Jew...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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The Quinnipiac Chambers Women In Networking Luncheon will be at Growers, Inc. in North Haven, CT on Wednesday, April 19th.   This an excellent opportunity to network, enjoy lunch, and learn how to grow herbs and prepare your garden for Spring.Registration is required for this event to make sure ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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There are some CT homeowners that have been waiting for months to get a price they hoped for when they originally listed their house for sale. The only thing they might want to consider is... If it hasn't sold yet, maybe it's not priced properly.After all, 15,014 houses sold yesterday, 15,014 wil...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Traditionally, spring is the busiest season for real estate in CT. Buyers come out in force and homeowners list their houses for sale hoping to capitalize on buyer activity. This year will be no different!CT buyers have already been out in force looking for their dream homes and more are on their...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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What’s Happening in The Prospect CT Real Estate Market Prospect 2017?    Search for homes in Prospect CTCurrently in Prospect CT there are 32 active residential listings for sale, with 6 new listings being added in March. The active homes for sale in Prospect CT range from a 992 square ft, 3-bedr...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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                  Some industry experts are claiming that the CT housing market may be headed for a slowdown as we proceed through 2017, based on rising home prices and a potential jump in mortgage interest rates. One of the data points they use is the Housing Affordability Index, as reported by...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Some Highlights: “The majority of CT millennials said they consider owning a home more sensible than renting for both financial and lifestyle reasons — including control of living space, flexibility in future decisions, privacy and security, and living in a nice home.” At 93%, the top reason CT M...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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When a CT homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price for it with the least amount of hassles along the way. However, for the vast majority of CT sellers, the most important result is actually getting their homes sold.In order to accomplish all three goals, ...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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As I walked around the yard early this morning picking up light branches and trash that had dropped over the winter, I also took a few minutes to take photos of the spring colors starting to emerge.The crocus are out and I had a variety of colors.The most plentiful being the yellow but across the...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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A survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s CT housing market. There are two major misconceptions that we want to address today.1. Down PaymentThe survey revealed that consumers overestimate the ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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The success of the Connecticut housing market is strongly tied to the consumer’s confidence in the overall economy. For that reason, I believe 2017 will be a great year for real estate. Here is just a touch of the news coverage on the subject. HousingWire: “Consumers’ faith in the housing market ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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If your CT house no longer fits your needs and you are planning on buying a luxury home, now is a great time to do so! In today’s premium home CT market, buyers are in control. The inventory of homes for sale in the luxury market far exceeds those searching to purchase these properties in many a...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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Greater Waterbury CT Special Easter Events 2017Waterbury:An Easter egg hunt will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. April 8 at the First Congregational Church, 222 West Main St. There will be games, giveaways and crafts. Admission is $2, $1 for ages 3 to 11. The event will be held rain or shine.Call for...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Self-made millionaire David Bach was quoted in a CNBC article explaining that "the single biggest mistake millennials are making" is not purchasing a home because buying real estate in CT is "an escalator to wealth.” Bach went on to explain: "If millennials don't buy a home, their chances of act...

By Donna Bigda, Greater New Haven CT Real Estate
(RE/MAX Alliance)
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New Haven Area Easter Egg Hunts 2017 Featured Download - Download a PDF of a map and list of Easter Egg Hunts in the New Haven area. It’s time for the New Haven Area Easter Egg Hunts. The Easter Bunny will be hopping around too making an appearance at a number of Easter Egg Hunt festivities sched...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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 The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase 2017 will take place this year on Thursday, April 6th at the Best Western Plus North Haven Hotel, which was formerly know as the Holiday Inn.  The Best Western Plus North Haven Hotel is located right off of exit 12 on I91.  This location is v...

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