Archives: July 2009

UConn School of Engineering – Positive Impact on Storrs CT Real Estate

UConn's School of Engineering is HiringHow does the School of Engineering at UConn have a positive impact on Storrs Mansfield CT real estate as well as other Greater Hartford towns?  The answer is easy:  The School of Engineering is hiring new faculty members!   So…what  does this mean whan we look at the reports about  the real estate market – does it impact the news we see everyday? 

Just this morning one of our clients emailed me and said “I can’t take it anymore. We’re in a recession, we’re heading out of a recession, it will get worse, it’s getting better…it’s driving me crazy. I don’t know what to do anymore!” Continue reading

CT Pending Home Sales on the Rise!

CT Pending Home Sales are UpThe Great Hartford Association of Realtors reports that for the second month in a row, pending home sales have risen over this same time period last year.  In May, Connecticut pending home sales in the Greater Hartford region rose 3.54% in comparison to May of 2008.  This includes the regions we work most strongly in – Tolland County, Windham County, Hartford County and CT lake area homes as well as the UConn area.

CT Pending Home Sales: 4 Month Streak

In regards to a short-term comparison of month to month changes, CT real estate continued to show a four month increase in Connecticut pending home sales.   The National Association of Realtors reports that pending homes sales throughout the contry have also continued to rise for the fourth straight month in a row.  Continue reading