Posts Tagged: new england

New England Home Sales Surged in October

Home sales in Connecticut and every other state in New England rose strongly in October compared with a year earlier, RE/MAX of New England reported this week. Connecticut unit sales rose 16.8 percent while median sale price climbed 6.4 percent. The percentage price increase was the second highest in the region, trailing only New Hampshire’s… Read more »

New England Vacation Home Sales Slumped in 2011

Bucking a national trend, New Englanders bought fewer second homes last year, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Nationwide, vacation home sales rose 7 percent to 502,000 in 2011, up from 469,000 in 2010. But in the Northeast, 75,300 vacation homes were sold last year, compared to 89,100 in 2010, a 15 percent… Read more »

Connecticut Had Weakest Real Estate Sales in New England in February

Connecticut’s flat home sales for February were the weakest in the region, according to a RE/MAX of New England survey. House sales in the state were essentially flat last month, down 0.3 percent, RE/MAX of New England said Wednesday. In other New England states: Rhode Island experienced the largest year-over-year sales gain, up 38.4 percent,… Read more »

Vermont Real Estate Outpaces Rest of New England

Vermont’s real estate market continues to struggle, but not as badly as those in most other states, Kavet and Carr said. Housing prices in Vermont in the third quarter of 2011 were 2.9 percent lower than the same quarter in 2007, but in Nevada they were down 50.8 percent. Kavet included a chart showing housing… Read more »