Bonner Real Estate News
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Sep 27, 2016 | via KFBB
A Missoula County District Court hearing to reconsider City Council's decision to issue a partial demolition permit for the historic Mercantile building is post-poned for two weeks after Preserve Historic Missoula appended its court appeal. Re-filed court documents says City Council used "an abuse of discretion" and asked for a court-ordered stay on demolition during the appeal process. Comment?
Friday Mar 17 | via The Gillette News-Record
Montana lawmakers began discussions Thursday on legislation that would require two owners of the Colstrip power plant, which faces a partial shutdown, to come up with a plan to compensate the surrounding community for its economic losses. The compensation sought would likely be in the tens of millions of dollars, but officials said a specific amount would be unknown until the companies complete a decommissioning plan as required by Senate Bill 338. Comment?
Thursday Mar 9 | via Char-Koosta News
Rep. Tom Welch, left, and Montana Board of Housing Executive Director Bruce Brensdal, right, join Governor Bullock as he signs House Bill 26. Imagine being a first-time homebuyer and your home gets damaged when a city water line bursts. Comment?
Thursday Mar 2 | via The Missoula Independent Online
During the past year or so, Montana communities have increasingly tried to gain some semblance of control over the booming vacation rental market. Comment?
Dec 9, 2016 | via KFBB
A single mother from Missoula is the first to take advantage of a new program in Montana that gifts you a down payment for your home. It's a home that could be in a painting, and it paints a picture of big changes in their lives And how cool is this? McKenzie, 28, a single mom, bought the home with virtually no money out-of-pocket. Comment?
Nov 4, 2014 | via KFBB
The Montana & Idaho Community Development Corporation is introducing its new HomeNow Down Payment Gift Program across Montana, providing eligible borrowers 3.5% or 5% of their total mortgage loan amount to fund down payment, closing costs and prepaid items. Borrowers are not required to repay HomeNow Down Payment Gifts. Comment?
5 min ago | via Fox News
When most people think of safe places to put their money, their minds leap to classic low-risk investments like Treasury bonds, or to simply stashing cash under the proverbial mattress. If you plan to hold on to that money for a long time, though, those options are going to lose the battle with inflation. Comment?
33 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Two days before Wednesday's federal budget, Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa threw one of his government's hottest potatoes into the lap of the federal government. Facing outrage in the Toronto area about runaway house prices, Mr. Sousa said on Monday that he had written to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau urging him to raise the amount of capital-gains tax that investors must pay when they sell a house that is not their principal residence, arguing it would curb speculation in Toronto's market. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Fox News
Homeowners who refinanced a $200,000 mortgage in the first quarter of 2015 have already saved thousands of dollars, according to Freddie Mac. Unfortunately, many other homeowners have not taken advantage of the recent low interest rates -- and their inaction has come at a big cost: A study published in Journal of Financial Economics revealed that homeowners missed out on $5.4 billion in savings because 20% of homeowners who would have benefited from refinancing did not pursue the option . Comment?
1 hr ago | via Inman
Carlo Siracusa is the new head of residential sales for Weichert, Realtors. "In this role, Siracusa will be responsible for leading sales production and sales force growth for Weichert, Realtors, while delivering Weichert's full-service value proposition to all of its customers," said the company in a release. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Reinke Faces Life
The desire to pay off the mortgage before retiring is based on a false paradigm and a obsolete meme. The false paradigm is that it's "safe" not to have a payment in retirement when your earnings are reduced. Comment?
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