Rico Real Estate News
Oct 7, 2014 | via Roll Call
America's sunniest place, Puerto Rico, faces dark days, and the likelihood is rising that Washington will be asked to step in. While the rest of the United States recovers economically, the commonwealth's economy remains stuck in a decade-long recession. Comment?
Friday | 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?
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?
23 min ago | via Reuters
May 24 With the latest effort by Sweden to cool its housing market postponed by a court, concerns are escalating that political stagnation, a faulty institutional set-up and high household debt risks sending the triple A economy into a tailspin. A move to force homeowners to pay down the principal of their mortgages -- what many economists say is the very least needed to avoid a housing bubble -- was postponed after a court in April said the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority lacked a legal mandate. Comment?
49 min ago | via The Independent
What have banks learnt from the payment protection insurance scandal? Judging from bald statistics from the Financial Ombudsman Service , the banks have used the experience to learn how to mis-sell other products. Claims to the FOS have gone up 278 per cent for "packaged accounts" - those offering a range of insurance products and services along with a fee-paying account. Comment?
50 min ago | via The Independent
Simon Read is Personal Finance Editor at The Independent. He edits the Saturday Your Money section as well as writing for the news and business pages of the Independent and i newspaper. Comment?
58 min ago | via South China Morning Post
The mainland's top insurers China Life and Ping An Insurance Group last month linked up to make their first foray in the US real estate market. Photo: Reuters Some high-profile alliances are attracting attention in the property world, but synergies may prove elusive if partners become blinded by the pursuit of scale. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seeking Alpha
The Swiss franc has continued to propel higher in recent months. From a rate of 0.9924 on March 17, the franc has risen to a high of 1.0958 against the dollar on May 15 before reverting to a rate of 1.0598 at the time of writing. Comment?
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