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Analysis: Connecticut's New London County has 96th highest home vacancy rate among U.S. counties.

The number of vacant homes in Connecticut's New London County was nearly 1,600 in the third quarter of 2018, a 53-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY: A Decade Later: U.S. Financial Crisis and Economic Recession

Jeffrey, executive vice president and senior policy advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, will be the guest speaker at a panel discussion at Eastern Connecticut State University on Feb. 5.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF EASTERN CONNECTICUT: Chelsea Groton Bank Promotes 13 Employees

Chelsea Groton Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of 13 employees following a Board of Trustees meeting.

New Haven has 40th lowest home vacancy rate among U.S. metro areas

The number of vacant homes in the New Haven area was nearly 2,000 in the third quarter of 2018, a 247-unit decrease over what it was a year ago, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF EASTERN CONNECTICUT: Diamond Team at Norcom Mortgage Welcomes Marc Peterson, Mortgage Consultant

Marc Peterson has joined The Diamond Team of Norcom Mortgage, located at 157 West Main St., Unit 7, Niantic, CT 06357.

W.R. BERKLEY CORPORATION: W. R. Berkley Corporation Names Gary Gudex President of Berkley North Pacific

W. R. Berkley Corporation (NYSE:WRB) today announced the appointment of Gary Gudex as president of Berkley North Pacific, a Berkley Company. The appointment is effective immediately.

Connecticut ranked No. 32 in average charitable giving

Connecticut residents who took itemized deductions for charitable deductions on their federal income tax forms in 2016 donated $5,464 on average, according to an analysis released this month by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Connecticut has 41st highest home vacancy rate in nation

Connecticut posted the 41st highest home vacancy rate among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

Connecticut’s population dropped -0.03% from mid-2017 to mid-2018

Connecticut’s population decreased by 1,215, or -0.03 percent between July 1, 2017, and July 1, 2018, according to estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Analysis: Short-term health plans in Bridgeport 58% less than market plans

The monthly cost of short-term health insurance plans in Bridgeport is $230, 58 percent below the cost of individual market plans, according to a recent analysis by the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA).v

Analysis: Home affordability in Fairfield County tanks

Fairfield County had the lowest home affordability index in Connecticut in the third quarter, according to an analysis of 440 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions.

GREATER NEW HAVEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Shipman & Goodwin LLP Attorney J. Dormer Stephen Appointed to BioCT Board: 12/12/2018

J. Dormer Stephen, Co-Chair of Shipman & Goodwin’s Business and Finance Practice Group, has been appointed by BioCT to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors.

GREATER NEW HAVEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Jonathan R. Longobardi Installed as Western New England School of Law Alumni Association Board President

Jonathan Longobardi was recently sworn in as President of the Board of Directors for the Western New England University School of Law Alumni Association for the 2018-19 term.

AVANGRID, INC: Avangrid, inc. appoints peter church chief human resources officer

AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), a leading sustainable energy company, today announced the appointment of Peter Church as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Analysis: New London County has lowest home affordability in state

New London County posted the lowest home affordability index in Connecticut, according to an analysis of 432 counties nationwide by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

New London among counties with worst home affordability

New London County ranked No. 338 on a list of U.S. counties with the worst home affordability index, according to an analysis of 432 counties by ATTOM Data Solutions in the second quarter.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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