This week the Supreme Court ruled that intent isn’t necessary to prove discrimination under the Fair Housing Act. Read REALTOR® Magazine’s analysis of what that means to you, along with NAR Legal’s full summary of the case, here.
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Connecticut REALTORS® reports that single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 3.7% comparing May 2015 to May 2014. The median sales price of $262,000 represents a 0.4% decrease from $263,000 in that same time period. “In the single-family market, sales are up while prices are stable. That’s a great mix.” said Sandy Maier Schede, President […]
The NHMR Shredding Event & Food Drive succeeded in collecting 138 pounds of food and over $400 for the Connecticut Food Bank. Together, that will provide more than 1,180 meals to those struggling with hunger. The event was held on Friday, June 26th at the NHMR North Haven office. A shredding truck was on site. Members were invited […]
June 17, 2015 – National Association of Realtors® President Chris Polychron, released the following statement in response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s announcement of a two-month delay for the implementation of the new Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure, or TRID, regulation. “The action announced today by the […]
As we approach the midpoint of 2015, the residential real estate market is on track for its best year since 2006, the peak of the housing bubble. (This time, though, it’s no bubble.) Job growth is powering the surge in demand for homes. More than 3 million jobs have been created in the past 12 months. […]
THURSDAY, JUNE 04, 2015 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced it will allow a grace period to lenders who make a good-faith effort in complying with new mortgage disclosure rules which are to take effect later this summer — a move that has been largely lauded by the real estate industry. The CFPB will still […]
Urgent Call to Action! Contact your legislators and ask them to oppose any capital gains surcharge in the budget.
We are urging Realtors to quickly make contact with your legislators in opposition to an additional surcharge on capital gains taxes. In an effort to close the budget, there is a proposal that would add an additional surcharge above the existing capital gains taxes on higher income earners in Connecticut. Those are often the ones who […]
5 Easy DIY Weekend Projects Under $300 Just another weekend? Not if you take advantage with one or more of these 5 great projects you can easily pull off for under $300. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2015 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®