Yakima Real Estate News
Feb 11, 2015 | via KIMA
The murder of a Yakima real estate agent will get national coverage this week. Dateline NBC will air a report on Vern Holbrook's death Friday night. Comment?
Feb 6, 2015 | via KIMA
With an influx of buyers, homes are in higher demand. "Those people are coming back into the market place," said Valerie Britt-Kalberg, Yakima Association of Realtors Association Executive. Comment?
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?
Friday Apr 17 | via Journal Gazette
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official charged with rooting out government fraud and waste, pleaded not guilty Thursday after a federal grand jury indictment charged him with filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of more than $1 million in stolen property related to his former ... (more) Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via KNUS-AM Aurora
Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley, the elected official tasked with rooting out government fraud and waste, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of filing false tax returns, attempted obstruction of a civil lawsuit and possession of stolen property. The 41-page indictment was unsealed Thursday, alleging various misdeeds by Kelley in connection with mortgage title services companies he previously ran. Comment?
Thursday Apr 16 | via Business Journal
OB Jacobi , Windermere Real Estate president, has been working for several years to help launch a residential real estate program at the University of Washington. He spoke at the Puget Sound Business Journal's 35th Anniversary Roundtable discussion last week. Comment?
Thursday Apr 2 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: State Name underscore: State Name dash: State Name lower underscore: State Name lower dash: State Name lower: State Abbreviation: State Abbreviation Lower: It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. High student debt, poor job prospects and shifting attitudes are inhibiting homeownership among younger Americans who came of age during the latest recession, potentially hindering the accumulation of wealth for that generation, Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard said on Thursday. Comment?
Friday Mar 27 | via SNL Financial
The Federal Reserve said the companies must take immediate action to reflect suggested improvements in their 2015 plans, due Dec. 31. Without pointing out specific issues with specific banks, the regulators noted that common deficiencies in the living wills included unrealistic or inadequately reported assumptions in the likely behavior of consumers, regulators, investors and central clearing facilities; as well as inadequate analysis regarding interconnections within firms. the 2013 living wills of all 11 banks required to submit them. Comment?
7 min ago | via Al Bawaba
Buying a house with cash is a long shot for most people, especially for low-income earners who have to constantly struggle with the rising cost of living. A lot of home buyers find themselves borrowing money from lenders to be able to finance a house purchase. Comment?
11 min ago | via Business Journal
Synovus Financial Corp. posted a nearly 12 percent jump in first-quarter profit, aided in part by a boost in loans and core deposits and better credit quality. Net interest income went up 1.4 percent to $203.3 million, while profit grew 11.5 percent to $54 million, or 38 cents a share. Comment?
19 min ago | via Myrtle Beach Online
As National College Decision Day looms May 1, and thousands of high-school students anxiously await acceptance letters, I know one college-bound senior who's not watching the mailbox. Like boys in other cultures whose brides are chosen for them, my youngest child's college "choice" - and those of his older brother and sister - was made the day my husband became a college professor. Comment?
20 min ago | via Patch.com
Buying a home? You will need need patience, resilience to rejection, and sound financial planning, if are serious about pulling it off. Your income is important, but the rest of your financials need to be in order as well. Comment?
23 min ago | via Truthdig
These days it's not unusual for someone on the way to work to receive a text message from her employer saying she's not needed right then. Although she's already found someone to pick up her kid from school and arranged for childcare, the work is no longer available and she won't be paid for it. Comment?
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