Breckenridge Real Estate News
Wednesday May 20 | via Denver Post
The former CEO of the Summit Association of Realtors was sentenced this week to five years in prison for embezzling more than $415,000 from the non-profit she oversaw. Sue Frank, 62, was also ordered to pay restitution for the "entirety of the financial loss she caused," prosecutors said in a news release Tuesday. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via The Summit Daily News
The Michaud residence, a luxury home in the Breckenridge area. In the first quarter of 2015, 171 homes over the the $1 million mark sold in the Summit County area, up from 146 during the same period in 2014. Comment?
Apr 22, 2015 | via The Summit Daily News
A home in Breckenridge's Valley Brook neighborhood, one of nearly 20 deed-resticted properties across Summit County. Due to a recent change in the area median income index, homes in these neighborhoods saw no value increase for the first time in nearly a decade. Comment?
Apr 20, 2015 | via The Summit Daily News
The front entrance to Main Street Station, found on the south end of Main Street in Breckenridge. The commercial properties recently sold to an Austin-based landlord for $5.6 million. Comment?
Mar 12, 2015 | via The Summit Daily News
The former Skier's Edge timeshare complex on the southern end of Blue River. The foreclosure rate for timeshares is low across Summit County, due in part to a strong housing market and legal back doors like the one leveraged by Skier's Edge to convert from a timeshare to a traditional lodge. Comment?
Saturday May 16 | via ReporterHerald.com
A dozen planning and building officials from Northern Colorado spent the afternoon Wednesday talking shop with a room full of builders, real estate agents and others in the business. Comment?
Tuesday May 5 | via Denver Post
Renee Zentz, with the Housing and Building Association of Colorado Springs, holds a sign up during a news conference at the Capitol last month. A House committee killed Senate Bill 177, which addressed condo construction defects, on a 6-5 vote. Comment?
Monday May 4 | via This Week Community News
Peter Niswander, chairman of the CAC's election committee, announced the unofficial results after in-person voting took place at the Whetstone branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library. In District 4, where incumbent Daniel B. Miller did not seek another term, real-estate agent Judy Minister outpolled Graydon Spanner, whose current field is commercial risk management. Comment?
Thursday Apr 30 | via CBS Local
The increase in home sales and home values is now affecting property taxes across Colorado. Those values help determine a homeowners' taxes, which are likely to go up in the years ahead. Comment?
Monday Apr 27 | via Business Journal
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said Monday that more than 20,000 checks have been mailed to homeowners who she said were charged false and inflated foreclosure fees by law firm Aronowitz & Mecklenburg LLP. Coffman contracted with a third-party administrator to send out the payments, totaling more than $7.7 million. Comment?
50 min ago | via Stroudnewsand Journal
WHEN borrowing money it's important for people to do so in the way that makes the best financial sense for them. Whether dipping into their overdraft, using a credit card, taking out a personal loan, or buying a home with a mortgage, it's essential that people only borrow an amount that they can afford to repay. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Journal Gazette
A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enough support from the affected banks and credit unions. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seattle Times
A: It's a way to get a more realistic view of a company's performance. Imagine that Carrier Pigeon Communications is growing rapidly. Comment?
1 hr ago | via MindaNews
The city's Scholarship on Tertiary Education Program has asked the local finance board to consider renting a house for Lumad scholars here. STEP coordinator Marcelino Escalada said he was working with the finance committee to rent a house where the STEP scholars from far-flung areas in the city could all stay, to help with their expenses. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Examiner
Contracts for the building, due to settle at the end of June, were signed last week, according to real estate agent Knight Frank. Comment?
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