Breckenridge Real Estate News
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Monday Aug 31 | via The Aspen Times
The real estate market was so hot in Aspen and Pitkin County during the first half of 2015 that it even topped Vail and Eagle County in dollar volume. Eagle County's annual sales dollar volume had topped Pitkin County's in eight of the past nine years, dating to prerecession days. Comment?
Saturday Aug 22 | via The Summit Daily News
In this photo from October 2014, April Weber stands with three of her four children in front of her new home on Illinois Gulch Road in Breckenridge, the first home Summit Habitat for Humanity built in 10 years. The nonprofit has shifted its resources for 2015 from construction toward acquiring existing units in multi-family properties for families in need. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 5 | via Denver Post
Alex Gulledge uses a chainsaw on a pole to remove low hanging branches while doing fire mitigation at a home in Pine on July 28. A new effort to teach Evergreen residents how to protect their homes from wildfires is being led not by fire agencies or property owners, but by another group with a huge stake in area properties: Realtors. "As Realtors, we got involved in this because we believe in making our communities better," said Bonnie Smith, director of the National Association of Realtors and chairwoman and founder of Colorado Project Wildfire. Comment?
Jul 31, 2015 | via Washington Times
From Breckenridge to Park City, mountain towns cracked down - starting in 2009 - on property owners who were renting to vacationers without required permits and licenses and skipping out on taxes. Now, according to a Colorado Association of Ski Towns report released in June, the growth of vacation home rentals on online hosting sites has led to more challenges beyond noncompliance and lost revenue. Comment?
Jul 15, 2015 | via The Summit Daily News
Lake Dillon Preschool teacher Vanessa Dominguez, second from left, talks to 5-year-olds Makenzie Childers, Cayman Pingley and Lena Deweese on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. A recent report called "The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Colorado 2015" estimated child care for a preschooler in Summit County costs roughly $1,100 a month, and high costs that rival or exceed housing force many local families to shrink their food and other budgets or consider relocating. Comment?
Sunday Aug 30 | via The Grand Junction Sentinel
Bray Real Estate Jeff Hanson recently transitioned to Bray Real Estate from RE/MAX Two Rivers Realty. Born and raised in Longmont, Jeff grew to love the magnificent state of Colorado and stayed close to home playing collegiate golf for the University of Colorado at Boulder. Comment?
Thursday Aug 27 | via KMPH-TV Fresno
The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute : The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute : Just one day after two of its own were killed, the news team at Virginia station WDBJ-TV regrouped, gathered together and leaned on one another for the live broadcast of its "Mornin'" show. A day after two journalists were slain on live television, their colleagues at a Virginia morning newscast returned to the air with memories, tears and a determination to carry on the victims' dedication to the news. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 26 | via The Gazette
Colorado Springs home prices rose again in the second quarter, although at a slightly slower rate than at the beginning of the year and the slowest of any metropolitan area in Colorado, according to a report this week by the Federal Housing Finance Agency. Second quarter prices increased by 4.9 percent when compared with the same period last year, the agency's report showed. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 25 | via Wall Street Journal
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Monday Aug 24 | via KUAD-FM Windsor
The cost of housing in Colorado comes up every time the cost of living in Colorado comes up in conversation. So, with that being the case, what is the average amount owed on a mortgage in Colorado, and how does it compare to the rest of the country? Is there such a thing a "good debt?" That's a question asked by Business Insider when it did the research to find out what the average amount owed on a mortgage in the United States. Comment?
13 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
The company suggests that management's compensation is at the bottom of their peer group, but they don't seem to be accounting for external management fees. New York Mortgage Trust has a very interesting and diverse portfolio. Comment?
13 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Doing the math to include them is not that complicated; I've provided all the steps and the results. Based on the level required to earn the fees being fairly low, it is curious that no incentive fees were incurred in the first half of 2014. Comment?
30 min ago | via Business Journal
Brian Moynihan , the CEO of California's biggest bank, was one of eight children growing up. His father was a chemist who taught his children to pitch in when it came to money. Comment?
36 min ago | via Colorado Daily
Big companies are spending bigger dollars to learn about the millennial generation - and their curiosity comes with where we spend our money. It's no wonder, we hold an estimated $1 trillion worth of the U.S. consumer spending power. Comment?
Thursday Aug 13 | via Griffin Daily News
While certain home upgrades provide obvious aesthetic enhancements, it's important to ensure the projects are worth the expense. Comment?
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