Category Archives: Market Updates



UConn Tech Park Adds Lab Partner

Tech Park News:  According to the Hartford Business Journal, UConn is set to open a cutting edge research center for microscopy and materials science research in collaboration with the FEI Company,  as part of the new UConn Tech Park in Storrs CT scheduled to open in 2017. The FEI Company, based in Oregon plan to join forces […]





Report: US Home Sales Increased Sharply

It’s certainly a headline we like to see around here: “US Home Purchase Contracts Have Seen a Significant Increase.” And in fact, that’s exactly what The Associated Press recently reported. This is great news, especially given that – so far this year – the pace of buying is slower than in 2013. A lot of this […]


Real Estate by the Numbers

I have been inundated recently by statistics on many issues that can influence a real estate purchase or sale. Mortgage rates, year-to-year inventory comparisons, household net worth, home price gains, and declines. Here are a few that have stood out and come from various sources, the best being Calculated Risk, a blog I subscribe to. […]