Yakima Real Estate News
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Oct 30, 2014 | via KIMA
Two men convicted of murder in the death of a Yakima real estate agent have been sentenced to more than 25 years in prison. Daniel Blizzard was sentenced to 34 years in prison, while Luis Gomez-Monges received 26. Prosecutors say Blizzard paid Luis Gomez-Monges to kill Vern Holbrook at a Cowiche home. Comment?
Oct 13, 2014 | via KIMA
A jury has found Luis Gomez-Monges guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a local real estate agent. Gomez-Monges was accused of attacking Vern Holbrook in a Cowiche home last year. Comment?
Oct 9, 2014 | via KIMA
Jury deliberations begin Friday for the second man on trial for the murder of a Yakima real estate agent. Closing arguments wrapped up late Thursday in the Luis Gomez-Monges case, but not without some surprises. Comment?
Sep 29, 2014 | via KIMA
Prosecutors say he is the last piece of the puzzle for Vern Holbrook's murder. A killing they argue happened at the hands of Luis Gomez-Monges. Comment?
Sep 16, 2014 | via KIMA
A Yakima County jury has found Daniel Blizzard guilty of murder in the death of a local real estate agent. Prosecutors said Blizzard hired Luis Gomez-Monges to attack Vern Holbrook at a home in Cowiche last year. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via The Washington Post
Tammy Darvish, for years the face of her father's eponymous auto company until she left earlier this month following a family squabble, will become an executive at one of the Washington region's largest financial institutions. Darvish, 51, will become executive vice president in charge of business development and government and community relations at Pentagon Federal Credit Union, the Alexandria financial giant with $18 billion in assets and 1.3 million members. Comment?
Sunday Jan 18 | via The Columbus Dispatch
Michelle and Jack Ireton, with their sons, Ben, 5, left, and Jackson, 8, want to make the best use of additional money as schooling and day-care expenses fall. SEATTLE - Michelle and Jack Ireton of Seattle are experiencing a personal-finance event that is almost always welcome, regardless of its size: a windfall. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, job seekers Madelin Garcia, right, and Noharis Nunez fill out a job applications near a Benihana booth at a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. With the price of oil below $50 a barrel, consumers will have steadily more money to spend, potentially creating job openings at retailers, auto dealers, shipping firms, restaurants and hotels. Comment?
Friday Jan 2 | via Ardell's Seattle Real Estate Blog
Historically people would purchase a bit far out in the 98053 vs 98052 zip code to get a lot more land with their home than they would in 98052. 166 of the 433 homes sold fit that description with lot sizes of 15,000 sf or more and a median price of $715,000. Comment?
Dec 24, 2014 | via Whidbey News-Times
For starters, the unemployment rate is down from 7 percent last December to 5.8 percent. Washington State mirrors the national average. Comment?
1 min ago | via YoChicago
The construction elevator will be coming down soon and all of the windows will be in place at 1345 Wabash , the first new condo high-rise built in downtown Chicago in years. The closing-in of the building signals a closing window of opportunity for home buyers to lock in the most desirable units at currently attractive interest rates and pre-completion prices. Comment?
3 min ago | via The Beaumont Enterprise
In a photo from, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, a crew from Adamo Demolition preps the site of a former vacant home for backfill in southwest Detroit. Comment?
11 min ago | via American Reporter
It was Monday evening and the phone rang - again. It was probably the fifth time in two hours. Comment?
11 min ago | via American Reporter
Will wonders never cease? I never thought the right-wing Republicans of the House of Representatives would join arms with the progressive Democrats that populate this newspaper and put the kibosh on President George W. Bush's greedy, unrealistic and anti-American $700 billion bailout plan for Wall Street. We hear the arguments about the impending ctastrophe, and we even admit that a few catastrophes are more than likely going forward without the plan. Comment?
12 min ago | via American Reporter
With $700 billion dollars - about $2,400 for every man woman and child in America - Congress has just about paid back all those American and foreign banks for every bad loan they've ever made. All those credit card debts that people didn't feel like paying will soon be paid for by taxpayer money, courtesy of Congress. Comment?
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