CT REALTORS

Legislative Updates

Contact Jim Heckman, CTR's General Counsel and Government Affairs Director with any questions regarding our positions on legislation at the state level.

View our Statement on School Regionalism Proposals (Feb 2019)

 Previous Legislation/Changes

Changes to Federal Lending Regulations

Changes to federal lending regulations (called TRID or “Know Before You Owe”) took effect on October 3, 2015 and are expected to have a significant effect on closing procedures when purchasing a home. Click here for a document that briefly explains the relevant information to help complete a smoother transaction.

Important Carbon Monoxide Detector News

The threat of Carbon Monoxide is real and as of January 1, 2014, Sellers of 1-2 family homes built prior to October 1, 2005 are required to furnish their purchasers with an affidavit that the property has working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors or to provide a credit. CTR has set up a page of information on the law and the changes. You can download the revised affidavit (effective July 1, 2014).