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2010 

Hartford is the BEST market in the nation to invest in homes according to a CNBC report, citing five metrics used by Zillow.com to identify the best investment markets : Price to income ratio is low Areas where buying is a better value than renting Declines in home values are slowing Foreclosure ...
12/27/2010
Each Thursday at noon, CHFA publishes the mortgage interest rate for its Homebuyer Mortgage Program for the upcoming week. CHFA interest rates are subject to change weekly but are "fixed" for the term of the mortgage once a buyer goes to contract on a property and the lender locks the interest ra...
12/27/2010
During November the inventory of single family homes in Wethersfield decreased slightly. This is typical for this time of year. Despite attractive low mortgage interest rates, new pending sales also decreased this month. Again this may be due to the time of year, but we should keep an eye on pend...
12/13/2010
  Have you ever thought about what Christmas was like during the Victorian period (late 1800′s)? Travel back in time and get a glimpse of a Victorian Christmas on Sunday, December 12 between 5pm and 8pm on Farmington Avenue in Hartford's West End. The Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain homes wi...
12/10/2010
2010 Hartford Festival of Light Continues My last stop this evening was at Bushnell Towers, a condominium complex across from Bushnell Park. Since I was so close to the park I decided to drive by on my way home. To my delight they were rehearsing the artistic light show for tomorrow's Festival o...
12/10/2010
  The Festival of Light Continues in Downtown Hartford     On Friday, December 10, 2010, the Festival of Light celebration continues at Bushnell Park. The "Lights, Skating, Santa Winter Festivities" will include the grand opening of the new ice rink, musical performances by The Hartford Public Hi...
12/10/2010
  Tucked away among the farms of South Glastonbury is a hidden gem - a family farm, the Cavanna Farm - where you can cut down your Christmas Tree. There are fields of beautiful firs and spruces for nearly every ceiling height. When you find your perfect tree, just shout out, and someone will be r...
12/10/2010
A prominent industrialist, George C. F. Williams, built the Georgian Revival style residence in 1909 at 990 Prospect Avenue in Hartford CT's West-End. In 1943 the State of Connecticut decided that the Governor should have a "special" house, much like the President has the White House. The State ...
12/05/2010
The Women’s Committee presents the 37th Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions. This festival has become a beloved tradition to many living in the Greater Hartford area. This festival will be held at America’s first public art museum—the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, and it is sure to be the ...
12/03/2010
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