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Sale price of Tavern Island cut to $8.7M

First listed at $12.9 million in 2012, its price was reduced to $11 million in 2014 before being reduced again to $8.7 million.

FHA renovation mortgage program an option for fixer-upper buyers

Ann L’Altrella, a loan officer with Network Funding LP in Shelton, credited the 203(k) loan program with helping in the sale of older homes that are either stuck in an aesthetic time warp or are in need of more than cosmetic help.

Westport mortgage pro heads a rebuilding industry group

A one-time marketing officer, Campbell switched careers 12 years ago and is now president of the state's mortgage broker trade group.

Norwalk architect has designs on new urban centers

“I’ve been working in this neighborhood since 1990,” said Beinfield in an interview at the 1 Marshall St. office for his Beinfield Architecture PC.

Ex-Bridgeport attorney sentenced in foreclosure assistance scheme

Bradford Barneys pleaded guilty on Feb. 21 to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire a fraud.

Stamford Mayor David Martin seeks fiscal rewards without pursuing risks

David Martin's approach to running the city has generated positive results. Since his election in 2013, Stamford has maintained an AAA bond rating, and the fiscal year 2018 budget is projected to carry a $4.8 million surplus, with no planned cuts to the municipal workforce.

Stamford breaks ground on Park 215 mixed-use development

The new $38 million development is located adjacent to Stamford Hospital, and its 24,000-square-foot street level will be devoted to medical offices.

Easton man sentenced for role in foreclosure assistance scam

Timothy W. Burke, working under myriad of false personal and corporate identities, rented out the properties via Craigslist postings that incorrectly identified him as the homeowner.

Highs and lows in Fairfield County’s Q1 housing market

During this period, the region experienced the highest level of first-quarter sales in 11 years and the first year-over-year increase in the median sales price in a year. However, the luxury housing market experienced some unpleasant statistics.

For Danbury Mayor Boughton, politics is all about business

Since becoming Danbury’s mayor in 2001 and serving eight consecutive two-year terms, Mark Boughton said that the encouragement of business growth and development has been a key focus.

Bridgeport to receive up to $3.6 million for affordable housing

The city’s West Liberty Commons will receive the funds from the Connecticut Department of Housing to assist in the development of 18 apartments, including 14 affordable units.

High sales pace, shrinking inventory in Hudson Valley housing

The inventory of houses listed on the market is down 20 percent this year in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Orange counties.

Connecticut home sales down in February

Townhouse and condo sales also take a tumble.

Economic development, Joe Ganim-style

The Bridgeport mayor outlines his strategies for strengthening infrastructure and enhancing its image.

General Assembly committee passes bills revising ‘8-30g’ law

Two state legislative bills to change a controversial affordable housing law will move to Connecticut's House of Representatives for a vote.