When the clocks went forward last March, Connecticut's spring home buying season was off to a start with longer days — and visions of more showings and sales.
Two years of climbing sales and stabilizing prices seemed cause for optimism.
"In 37 years, I can't recall another spring that had so much anticipation," said John M. Zubretsky, president of Weichert, Realtors — The Zubretsky Group in Wethersfield. "All the major forecasters, economists predicted it was going to break loose. Then it went flat, and nothing."
A new report from Connecticut Realtors, the former Connecticut Association of Realtors, prepared for The Courant shows that the promise...