Garden City Real Estate News
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Friday Feb 20 | 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?
Wednesday Feb 4 | 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 | via Ago.state.co.us
In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, the Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General's Office unveiled its annual list of the top ten consumer complaints. During the 2014 calendar year, consumers filed 9,568 complaints and inquiries. Comment?
Friday Feb 27 | via Journal-Advocate
Landscapers Mike Ransom and Kurt DeLucero spent a snowy Wednesday afternoon recruiting workers, with few takers, at a downtown job fair. While the weather was a factor, the pair also realize the days five years ago when desperate workers would walk in the door looking for an opportunity are long gone. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Denver Post
MetLife Home Loans has agreed to pay the U.S. $123.5 million to resolve allegations that MetLife Bank violated the False Claims Act by underwriting federal home loans that did not meet federal requirements. The case was investigated by U.S. Attorney John Walsh's office out of Colorado, according to a news release Wednesday. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via The Grand Junction Sentinel
In 2014, Kevin Everson was the top individual producer for Keller Williams' Grand Junction market center, with 80 units closed the sixth straight year he's come away with that honor. His 2014 sales also ranked fourth statewide for Keller Williams, which has more than 3,000 agents in Colorado. Comment?
Saturday Feb 14 | via Windsor Now
A native of Kansas City, Mo., RE/MAX Broker Associate Jeanette Meyer fell in love with northern Colorado in 1996 and moved to Windsor in 2012. The good-natured, small-town culture drew her into her Water Valley home on Habitat Lake and helped fuel her desire to serve the community in their home buying process, she said. Comment?
4 min ago | via Washington Times
A Phoenix celebrity real-estate guru will spend the next four years in federal prison for money laundering and tax evasion. Prosecutors say 40-year-old Tanya Marchiol was sentenced for helping drug dealers buy a house and for failing to pay income tax on $1.4 million earned between 2008 and 2010. Comment?
8 min ago | via Holtville Tribune
On Monday evening, a federal jury found Rachel Siders, 39, of Roseville, guilty of bank fraud, making a false loan application, and committing aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Siders' week-long trial was held before United States District Judge John A. Mendez. Comment?
8 min ago | via Holtville Tribune
Dana Faulkner, 48, resident of Oakland, was sentenced today by United States District Judge John A. Mendez to one year in prison for conspiring to commit mail fraud and make false statements in loan applications, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. In addition, Faulkner was ordered to pay over $3 million in restitution to defrauded financial institutions. Comment?
14 min ago | via Eastern Daily Press
Virgin Money has more than doubled its profits in the mortgage lender's first set of annual results since it floated last year. The company also announced that all staff below executive level will receive a "share in success" pay-out worth 7% of their salaries, adding to their normal bonus awards and the A 1,000 of shares that all employees received on listing. Comment?
30 min ago | via Guy Fawkes' blog
Great Scott! Homeownership has reached its lowest level in 29 years. We're heading back to pre-Thatcher levels of owning. Comment?
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