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Nation-wide, a bump in new listings is giving hope to homebuyers and sellers alike. But not in Connecticut’s three biggest housing markets.

Redfin reported Thursday that the number of listings that hit the market in the four weeks ending March 10 was up 13 percent year-over-year, the biggest jump since June 2021.

Listings portal Zillow reported an even bigger jump in a separate report Thursday: New listings of existing homes on Zillow were up 21 percent nation-wide in the month of February compared to last year.

The total number of homes for sale across the United States in February was up 12 percent, as well, to just over 900,000.

It’s not yet clear if the trend will prove durable, but Zillow economists say they have some theories.

“For more than a year, Zillow homeowner surveys have shown an elevated share of homeowners expecting to sell in the next three years. We’re finally beginning to see owners who have been putting off moves return to the market,” Skylar Olsen, chief economist at Zillow, said in a statement. “For many households with record-high equity, waiting out potentially lower rates later in the year may not be worth it.”

But according to Redfin, for the four weeks ending March 3, the combined totals of new single-family and condominium listings in Greater Hartford, Fairfield County and New Haven-area housing markets were still significantly below figures for the same period last year: 11.4 percent down in Greater Hartford, 14.7 percent down in Fairfield County and 19.5 percent down in New Haven.

Active listings also remain suppressed: 16.81 percent down in Greater Hartford, 22.66 percent down in Fairfield County and 17.69 percent down in the New Haven area.