(12-17-14) CT Ranked #1 in People Moving Out of State.
(12-1-14) Building Code - Spring 2015 Career Development Schedule Announced - these are the classes paid for by the building code education fee added on to all building permit applications.
(11-21-14) CT gains jobs in October, Unemployment rate remains fixed - While job growth is steady, CT lags the nation and region - the CT Mirror.
(11-13-14) Forbes Highlights Connecticut's Challenges - drops CT to #36 in Business Friendly Places ranking - from CBIA.
(10-30-14) CBIA 20x17: We're All in This Together - ad run in many newspapers across the state today.
(10-8-14) HBRACT's Show Case Home of the Year 3 Weeks from Completion - Open House Nov 1&2 (10am-2pm) to Support Breast Cancer Research.
(8-7-14) Millenial Boomtowns: Where the Generation is Clustering (It's Not Downtown) - dispelling the myth of where young adults want to live.
(8-4-14) Each $1,000 Increase in Price of a New Home Forces 206,000 Prospective Buyers Out of the Market Across the Nation - New NAHB study demonstrates the impact that fees, taxes and regulatory costs have on potential home buyers; The variables of median home prices, incomes and housing supply determine local/state impacts - study breaks down the impact by states.
... more Connecticut here ...
(12-17-14) Wrong Way Nation (NY Times) - It's not the South's and West's business-friendly pull that makes people leave the Northeast, it's the Northeast's over-regulation of housing that drives higher housing costs that forces people out.
(12-15-14) Home Innovation Enters into Agreement with Appraisal Institute to Issue Green Appraisal Addendum for all NGBS Green Certified Homes (Home Innovation Research Labs).
(10-20-14) Where are the Nation's Most Expensive Building Lots? - right here in New England ... by a lot.
(9-22-14) Millenials Still Want to Own a Home - and more want to live in the suburbs than in urban settings; but since income growth is slow in this economy and student loan debt is a major burden, home ownership is a long-term goal.