Torrington Property Values

Torrington Zillow Home Value Index Torrington real estate info Torrington home values are showing signs of life and over the past 12-16 months have actually increased slightly. The analysis for this comes from several sources and although the data is not 100% favorable with some bumps and blips, the overall trend appears positive. In estimating […] Read more »

All Connecticut Towns Tax Information Updated

We are pleased to announce that we have updated tax information for all 169 Connecticut towns for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Although we have checked on and updated all towns in Connecticut, there are still 6 towns working off the mill rate for last year. New budgets are due July 1st, but democracy is not […] Read more »

Fairfield County Towns Updated Tax Information

Fairfield Counties 23 towns new fiscal year started July 1st. Unlike Hartford and New Haven Counties, all 23 communities have approved their budgets and have their mill rates in place. We have updated our records to show the new tax information Since last year seven of the towns in Fairfield have gone through revaluation. As […] Read more »

Hartford County Towns Updated Tax Information

We have updated the tax data for all the towns in Hartford County including the new mill rates for fiscal year 2013-2014.  Nine of the counties 29 towns went through revaluation in 2012. Some interesting trends could be seen with the Counties mill rates. Twenty eight of the towns have approved their budgets and new […] Read more »

Despite Record Low Rates Many Still Paying Higher Interest

Interest this week for a 30 year mortgage is at 3.49%. Yet 69% of homeowners are paying interest rates of 5% or above, and a third of those are paying over 6%. that means that those currently paying between 5-6% are paying around $90 to $150 more per month for each $100,000 of their mortgage. […] Read more »

Glamping and Portable hotels

There is a new international trend that hasn’t yet caught on in the U.S. but does offer some interesting possibilities portable hotels and glamping. Glamping which is basically glorified camping, is available in the United States but is handled somewhat differently. Normandy Farms in Massachusetts for example can be classified as glamping as it is an […] Read more »

Reverse Mortgages

In a past article we explored a trend for elderly parents living with their children while maintaining separate quarters in our article “Is a Granny Pod In Your Future.” However, there are many parents that don’t want to leave their house. Whether it is a feeling of a loss of freedom, becoming a burden or […] Read more »