June 18, 2021
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Branford Real Estate Agent Lauren Freedman Tops National List

BRANFORD, CT —In April, Branford real estate agent Lauren Freedman was named number one Coldwell Banker Realty agent in Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. Now, she's been named No. 20 on the list of the Top 250 real estate agents in the U.S. based on achieving 277.8 closed transaction sides totaling $81,139,306 in 2020, according to the ...
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Watch Windsor couple navigate market on ‘House Hunters’

A Northern Colorado couple's house hunt will be featured on HGTV this week. Ben and Kayla Koons let the network in on their journey to home ownership in Windsor earlier this year, according to Kayla. It will be featured in an episode of "House Hunters" airing 8 p.m. MDT Thursday. The couple, who met while in high school in Loveland, moved to Chicag...
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How to handle a bidding war in a hot housing market

A newly constructed single-family home is shown as sold in Encinitas, California, U.S., July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Mike BlakeNEW YORK, June 17 (Reuters) - Over the last few years, if you were trying to buy a home in the United States, you were typically up against one other bidder for sales that closed.Last fall, that average rose to two other bidder...
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Real estate business booms amid pandemic

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. (WXYZ) — A new home under construction in Birmingham is just a block over from the office where Simon Thomas is managing a fast-growing realty brokerage firm in a red-hot real estate market."We’ve recruited just under 80 agents in just around 2-and-a-half years, our sales are booming and the industry's great, knock on wood, it was...
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Phoenix No. 2 in U.S. for increase in home values

Continued torrid growth in the housing market paired with a long-awaited bump in inventory in May, according to Zillow’s latest Market Report. Home value appreciation — particularly Phoenix home values — continues to break records and typical time on market is down to just six days. Meanwhile, rents are rising quickly across the U.S., brea...