Garden City Real Estate News
Feb 20, 2015 | via The Boulder County Business Report
The lack of homes for sale certainly is having a dramatic effect on the local real estate market, particularly in the lower price ranges. A lot of listings are stating that "highest and best offers" must be received by "Friday" and will be reviewed by "Saturday." Comment?
Feb 4, 2015 | via The Boulder County Business Report
The oil downturn could affect Weld County's residential real estate market to a greater extent than in other oil-producing counties in other states, according to a report from Wells Fargo & Co.' s economics group. Comment?
Oct 30, 2014 | via The Boulder County Business Report
High housing costs are locking thousands of young, college graduates and first-time Colorado homebuyers out of the market as wages stagnate and tuition loan payments rise. In Larimer and Weld counties, where the median home price is $241,750 and $210,000 respectively, some debt-burdened grads can afford homes providing they can come up with a 20 percent down payment and are willing to spend 43 percent of their income on a mortgage payment, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. Comment?
Oct 16, 2014 | via Greeley Tribune
While the oil and gas industry grows on the eastern plains of Weld County, its workers are snatching up housing in and around Greeley. And builders, the few local ones left from the Great Recession, are starting to count on the steady stream of industry workers buying up new homes. Comment?
Oct 9, 2014 | via The Boulder County Business Report
The number of homes and condominiums sold in Boulder, Larimer and Weld counties were down in September compared with August, according to a report released Thursday by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. The number of sales in Boulder County declined from 466 to 378, an 18.9 percent drop, while sales in Weld and Larimer counties declined from 1,282 to 1,083, a 15.5 percent drop. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via Denver Post
State investigators digging into Colorado attorneys who controlled the bulk of the business during the foreclosure crisis are taking a closer look at a title insurance company with ties to those law firms. In a Denver District Court filing, the Colorado Attorney General's Office said a company with connections to former foreclosure powerhouse Lawrence Castle "might be improperly charging an additional $175 for title commitments" it never actually issued to consumers. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via UnionLeader.com
Pauline Hawkins moved out of her home on Crystal Mountain Road in Colorado Springs and moved to New Hampshire last year. Comment?
Monday Mar 16 | via High Country News
These figures came from a panel titled, not so subtly, The Problem of Amenity Migrants in North America, at the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute conference in Denver in March. The numbers respectively refer to the average price of a single-family home in Summit County in north-central Colorado, and the percentage of those homes that are second homes and thus vacant much of the year. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 11 | via The Grand Junction Sentinel
This spring, the Shelter Insurance Foundation will award a $2,000 scholarship to a graduate of Caprock Academy. Kerry Phillips, a Shelter agent who works at 2764 Compass Drive, Suite 110, sponsors and partially funds the scholarship, according to a news release. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV
Colorado's housing market is still booming, so if you are ready to sell, make sure you get an experienced realtor without spending a fortune in realtor fees. With 35 years of experience, John Vizzi, owner of Colorado Flat Fee Realty , can help market and sell your home for a fraction of the cost of other realtors. Comment?
3 min ago | via Chardandilminsternews.co.uk
At A 189,454 on average in March, UK property values are 5.1% higher than a year ago. The annual pace of house price growth has been slowing for seven months in a row, and has reached less than half the rate of growth seen for much of last summer, when the year-on-year increase was in double digits. Comment?
4 min ago | via Indy Media
Impede repossession! Mortgage repossession is a huge financial setback and loss of property for any homeowner. Here are ways in which you can stop your home from being repossessed! A house becomes a home when a family starts living in it. Comment?
Thursday Mar 19 | via Pocono Record
Nobody knows when exactly, but the day will eventually come when the Federal Reserve nudges its benchmark lending rate from next to zero to something slightly higher. When that happens, it will put upward pressure on borrowing rates throughout the economy - for credit cards, mortgages and student loans. Comment?
10 min ago | via The Daily Record
The real estate market has improved across much of the country, but homeowners thinking about listing their homes this summer need to stay competitive to attract buyers. Buyers are looking for long-term homes, ones they want to stay in for years while raising their children, or settling down and retiring. Comment?
10 min ago | via Business Journal
It is 2007, and the country and the state of Alabama are facing one of the worst economic eras in their history, with bankruptcies, unemployment and foreclosures all on the rise in a crippling recession. That might not seem like the best time to try to build a bank, but that's exactly what Scott Reed was doing as the recession hit its peak. Comment?
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