A real estate research group says single-family home sales in July increased slightly in Connecticut, posting the fifth increase from one year over the other in 2014.
The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate this week remained at a 52-week low of 4.10 percent for the third straight week.
Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour.
MONDAY, Sept. 1 U.S. stock and bond markets are closed for Labor Day.
More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed.