Yakima Real Estate News
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Thursday Oct 30 | 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?
Monday Nov 17 | via New York Sun
The generally predicted, long-awaited, and richly deserved rout of Obamaism in what was its last election has been the most hopeful political event in the United States since George H. W. Bush defeated Michael Dukakis in 1988. This latest blessed event was highlighted by the opening of the trap-door under Harry Reid and his disappearance with the speed of gravity as the serious impediment to American government that he has been these eight years as Senate majority leader. Comment?
Sunday Nov 16 | via Reason Magazine
"I got driven down the tiny house road because of affordability, simplicity, sustainability, and then mobility," says Jay Austin, who designed a custom 140-square-foot house, which is part of a showcase community of minuscule homes located in an alley lot in Washington, D.C. Despite its size, Austin's house-The Matchbox-is stylish, well built, and it includes all of life's necessities : a bathroom, a shower, a modest kitchen, office space, and a bedroom loft. There is even a hot tub outside. Comment?
Friday Nov 14 | via Business Journal
This is one of many high-end homes in the Redmond area, where home prices average $694,456. This home is in zip code 98053. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 28 | via Money Morning
The Dow Jones today added 187 points as U.S. stock markets soared Tuesday, regaining momentum from last week's big performance. The S&P 500 ended the day above its 50-day moving average for the first time in nearly a month. Comment?
Oct 3, 2014 | via HeraldNet
LoanStar in Everett adds branch support manager Erik Noet recently joined LoanStar as a branch support manager at the Everett branch. Noet attended Kamiak High School in Mukilteo and studied forestry at the University of Washington. Comment?
10 min ago | via St. Paul Real Estate Blog
It is Friday and Fridays are for fun. I don't consider shopping fun and I generally avoid crowds except for the crowd that is likely to show up for the annual lighting of the holiday tree in Rice Park tomorrow. Comment?
11 min ago | via Tallmadge Express
Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages fell this week, with the current rate borrowers were quoted on Zillow Mortgages at 3.77 percent, down from 3.82 percent at this same time last week. "Rates eased last week on Europe's weak economic data and the unexpected rate cut from China's central bank," said Erin Lantz, vice president of mortgages at Zillow. Comment?
13 min ago | via Thewestmorland Gazette
Revenge evictions where landlords force out tenants for complaining about the poor condition of their home should be banned in the interests of fairness and decency, a former coalition minister has said. Liberal Democrat Sarah Teather said retaliatory evictions after tenants legitimately demand repairs are becoming "depressingly familiar" to organisations such as the Citizens Advice Bureau and housing charity Shelter. Comment?
15 min ago | via Daily Record
Back when we first started our career in real estate, some 20 years ago, the process for buying a house was quite different from how it's done today. Comment?
18 min ago | via Knowledge@Wharton
As retailers woo shoppers this holiday season, they may not get far with the millennial generation . Trapped in a weak job market, working for low wages and mired in student loan debts, millennials have less to spend than other demographic groups, despite some recent gains, according to Mark Zandi, chief economist of Moody's Analytics, a subsidiary of the rating agency Moody's. Comment?
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