Garden City Real Estate News
Apr 9, 2015 | via The Boulder County Business Report
The number of homes sold in Weld, Larimer and Boulder counties along with their selling price increased in March, according to a report released Thursday. According to the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Report, 998 condominiums and single-family home were sold in Weld and Larimer counties in March, a 49 percent increase compared with the 670 that were sold in February and a 19 percent increase compared with the 840 that were sold in March of last year. Comment?
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?
Yesterday | via Journal-Advocate
Q: I just received my 2015 property valuation from my county assessor's office and was surprised at how much it went up over last year. Why is that? A: Homeowners are required by law to pay property taxes. Comment?
Friday May 22 | via Denver Post
This 50-unit, $11 million affordable housing project is under construction in Durango, Colorado, where the workforce has been squeezed out of the rental and homebuying markets. Many more projects like this are needed Westwide to solve the current housing crisis. 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?
13 min ago | via The Washington Post
Copper rose from the lowest in four weeks as better-than-expected U.S. new home sales boosted the outlook for demand in the world's second-biggest metals consumer. Copper gained as much as 0.5 percent in London after settling Tuesday at the lowest since April 27. Purchases of new homes increased 6.8 percent to a 517,000 annualized pace from a 484,000 rate in the prior month, according to another report from the Commerce Department. Comment?
20 min ago | via AmericanBankingNews.com
Zacks' analyst wrote, "Benchmark Electronics, Inc. provides contract electronics manufacturing and design services to original equipment manufacturers in select industries, including medical devices, communications equipment, industrial and business computers, testing instrumentation and industrial controls. They specializes in manufacturing high quality, technologically complex printed circuit board assemblies with computer-automated equipment using surface mount and pin-through-hole interconnection technologies for customers requiring low to medium volume production runs. Comment?
26 min ago | via Lake Cowichan Gazette
A speculation tax on homes bought and quickly flipped would do little if anything to restrain Metro Vancouver's rising real estate prices, according to some observers. Tsur Somerville, director of UBC's Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate, said he sees little sign of the kind of short-term speculation that has sometimes been rampant in the region. Comment?
31 min ago | via Business Wire
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32 min ago | via Santa Cruz Sentinel
Median price: $755,000 Unsold Inventory Index: 2.8 months Median price: $405,000 Unsold Inventory Index: 3.7 months SANTA CRUZ >> High-end buyers have been busy in Santa Cruz County, with one of every five single-family home sales in April fetching more than $1 million. That drove up the median price - the midpoint of what sold - to $755,000, the highest since August 2007, and up from $625,750 a year ago, according to Gary Ganges of Real Options Realty, who tracks the numbers. Comment?
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