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May 22, 2014 | via The Summit Daily News
A full article on why it is pricey to rent in Summit County and no mention of 1) Price manipulation of market values/for sale prices by real estate agents and their high commissions? 2) Disparity between property estimator valuations and property tax valuations? 3) High fees and residual profits by mortgage bankers? 4) High fees of title companies? ... (more) Comment?
Jun 3, 2014 | via Wall Street Journal
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George said Tuesday she wants a swifter and sharper end to the central bank's easy money policy stance compared to her central bank colleagues, in remarks that also took issue with how her fellow officials want to manage the Fed's massive holdings of Treasury and mortgage bonds over the long run. Comment?
May 27, 2014 | via Salt Lake Tribune
A Colorado company, East West Resorts , will be the new manager of the Grand Summit Hotel at Canyons Resort outside Park City. Comment?
Apr 18, 2014 | via The Summit Daily News
A few weeks back, I wrote about the difference between an agent and a transaction-broker in a real estate deal. Comment?
Apr 12, 2014 | via Vail Daily News
Websites like VRBO.com and Airbnb.com are giving discerning travelers an alternative to resort lodging in mountain destinations, but they're also creating some controversy - and even a bit of tension - within the travel resort industry. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via SFGate
Pamela Meyer - Denver Home Navigators, Keller Williams Realty-Denver Tech Center is proud to announce she has been selected as a 2014 Five Star real estate agent. This is her third year being honored by Denver's 5280 Magazine. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via The Boulder County Business Report
A lawsuit filed by the Colorado Attorney General against two of the biggest foreclosure law firms in the state caused the number of foreclosure filings in the state to spike in August, according to RealtyTrac, a compiler of real estate data. Foreclosure filings, which start the foreclosure process, were up 23 percent in Colorado in August compared with July, and up 57 percent from a year ago - the largest annual increase in Colorado foreclosure activity since April 2007, according to RealtyTrac's August 2014 Colorado Foreclosure Market Report. Comment?
Thursday Sep 11 | via Colorado Springs Business Journal
RealtyTrac, a leading online marketplace for real estate data, on Thursday released an August Foreclosure Market Report which shows 1,478 Colorado properties with a foreclosure filing, up 23 percent from July and up 57 percent from a year ago - the biggest annual increase in Colorado foreclosure activity since April 2007. Colorado Springs' foreclosure rate jumped more than 45 percent since July 2014 and more than 116 percent compared to August 2013, according to the RealtyTrac news release . Comment?
Wednesday Sep 10 | via World News Report
One in every 1,496 housing units in Colorado received a foreclosure filing during the month, the nation's 20th highest state foreclosure rate and still below the national average. One in every 1,304 housing units in the Denver metro area received a foreclosure filing, the highest rate of any metro in the state. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 3 | via The Boulder County Business Report
Lawrence Weedin said his father, Ken, was at the family's insurance office most days until the end of March, despite being in his 90s. Comment?
8 min ago | via Sunday Herald
THE announcement that the Scottish Government's Help to Buy Scheme has allocated its 140m budget only three months into the current funding year was a surprise. THE announcement that the Scottish Government's Help to Buy Scheme has allocated its 140m budget only three months into the current funding year was a surprise. Comment?
34 min ago | via Stuff.co.nz
A couple who say they were not warned of an "extraordinarily risky" clause in the botched sale of their $6 million property are now suing their real estate agent for negligence. The pair are former owners of an 810 square metre mansion on Muritai Road, Milford Beach, which boasts an indoor pool, wine cellar and five bedrooms. Comment?
56 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
A man walks past a contractor's sign outside a mansion currently under construction in a Vancouver neighbourhood popular with Chinese buyers September 9, 2014. Chinese investors' global hunt for prime real estate is helping drive Vancouver home prices to record highs and the city, long among top destinations for wealthy mainland buyers, is feeling the bonanza's unwelcome side-effects. Comment?
1 hr ago | via News Max
While stories have abounded in the media recently of problems in the mortgage, auto and student loan sectors, now actually represents a great time to look at borrowing in those areas, according to The Wall Street Journal . "Rates on many consumer loans have come down this year as more lenders compete to win over borrowers," writes Journal reporter AnnaMaria Andriotis. Comment?
1 hr ago | via St. Petersburg Times
Condo owners statewide say they're being forced from their homes by bulk buyers and former Rep. Keith Fitzgerald, D-Sarasota, was one of few who saw it coming. "Either I'm onto something, or I'm crazy," he thought of his lone vote in opposition to a 2007 condo law change. Comment?
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