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By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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CT home values have risen dramatically over the last twelve months. The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors puts the annual increase in the median existing-home price at 7.1%. CoreLogic, in their most recent Home Price Insights Report, reveals that CT home ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Some Highlights: The “Cost of Waiting to Buy” in CT is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices and interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac predicts that interest rates will increase to 4.8% by this time next year, while CT home prices are p...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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 Every CT homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you guarantee that you receive maximum value for your house? Here are two keys to ensuring you get the highest price possible.1. Price it a LITTLE LOW This may seem counterintuitive. However, let’s ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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That headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2017 CT housing market begins to roll in, we can definitely say one thing: If you are considering selling, IT IS TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME!The February numbers are not in yet, but the January numbers were sensational. Lawrence Y...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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  Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the CT housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale in the market right now is what is holding back the Connecticut market. Many potential sellers believe tha...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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                     CANCELATION  I posted a blog yesterday announcing the next Greater New Haven & Quinnipiac Chamber Business After Hours On March 14th.  But due to the the storm today which is supposed to dump 12+" of snow on Connecticut, the Greater New Haven & Quinnipiac Chamber Business Af...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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The next Greater New Haven Quinnipiac Chamber Business After Hours On March 14th. will  be an excellent opportunity tour the University's newly opened Engineering Science Magnet School.  It will also be a great opportunity to network with other business professionals as well.  Cocktails will be ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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In many areas in Connecticut, there are not enough homes for sale to satisfy the number of buyers looking to purchase their dream homes. Experts have long proposed that a ramp-up in new, single-family home construction would be one of the many ways to overcome this inventory shortage.According to...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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What’s My Cheshire CT Home Worth, Market Statistics for February 2017   Currently in Cheshire CT there are 168 active residential listings for sale. They range from a 1,228 square ft, 3-bedroom colonial listed at $139,000 to a 5,227 square ft, 4-bedroom colonial listed at $1,250,000. The average ...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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The time has come to change the clocks and get ready for the longer days of spring. It's called the spring Equinox, and it represents the time of year when the day has the same amount of light and dark, due to the rotation of the earth and it's turn around the sun. What this means is for many peo...

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 37 active residential listings for sale, with 4 new listings being added in February. The homes for sale in Prospect CT range from a 938 square ft, 2-bedroom m...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Some Highlights: Don’t forget to set your clocks forward this Sunday, March 12th in observance of Daylight Savings Time. Every hour in the United States: 649 homes are sold, 177 homes regain equity (meaning they are no longer underwater on their mortgage), and the median home price rises $1.86! C...

By James Quarello, Connecticut Home Inspector
(JRV Home Inspection Services, LLC)
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 Humidifiers and heating systems, a misunderstood and often misused combinationInspecting houses in the cold climate of Connecticut, forced air systems equipped with humidifiers are very common to find. The purpose of the humidifier is said to be that a forced air heating system “dries out the ai...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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 Over the next five years, CT home prices are expected to appreciate 3.22% per year on average and to grow by 17.3% cumulatively, according to Pulsenomics’ most recent Home Price Expectation Survey.So, what does this mean for CT homeowners and their equity position?As an example, let’s assume a y...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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There is no doubt that historically low mortgage interest rates were a major impetus to CT housing recovery over the last several years. However, many industry experts are showing concern about the possible effect that the rising rates will have moving forward.The Mortgage Bankers Association, Fa...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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What’s My Waterbury CT Home’s Value February 2017  Search for Homes in Waterbury CTCurrently in Waterbury CT there are 329 active residential listings for sale, with 53 new listings being added in February. The homes for sale in Waterbury CT range from a 1,540 square ft, 4-bedroom REO colonial li...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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According to a recent survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all CT homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required to obtain their mortgage. After surveying 1,000 first-time and repeat CT homebuyers, the results revealed that 17% of them were surprised that closing costs were requ...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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The National Association of Realtors recently released a study titled 'Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing.’ The study confirmed a long-standing belief of most Americans:“Owning a home embodies the promise of individual autonomy and is the aspiration of most American households. H...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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Highlights: Sales of existing CT homes reached the highest pace in a decade at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.69 million. January marked the 59th consecutive month of year-over-year price gains as the median CT home prices rose 7.1% to $228,900. NAR’s Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun had th...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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Free Market Analysis in Wolcott CT If you are a Wolcott CT homeowner and thinking of selling your home, you'll need to know exactly what it is worth before putting it on the market. This is especially critical in the current market with so many distressed or foreclosed homes tilting the values on...

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