Missoula Real Estate News
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Dec 20, 2016 | via Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The police in Whitefish, Mont., said Tuesday that they have stepped up patrols and are working with the FBI after a neo-Nazi and white supremacist website listed the names and contacts of local Jews, calling on readers to "take action" against them. Lt. Bridger Kelch of the police department in the town in northwestern Montana said that the force was taking the measures after the website, The Daily Stormer, on Friday published phone numbers, work locations, email addresses and photographs of six Flathead County residents. Comment?
Oct 7, 2016 | via The Gillette News-Record
Deputy Securities Commissioner Lynne Egan testified during a show-cause hearing on Tuesday that John "Kevin" Moore collected $2.7 million from 36 investors and made payments to earlier investors with funds from later investors. Records suggest he spent about $1.4 million himself, including withdrawing nearly $800,000 in cash and spending more than $400,000 on mortgage and escrow payments for two homes in Bigfork. Comment?
Oct 6, 2016 | via The Spokesman-Review
A judge has continued his order to freeze the bank accounts of a Bigfork, Montana, businessman suspected of securities fraud. Deputy Securities Commissioner Lynne Egan testified during a show-cause hearing on Tuesday that John "Kevin" Moore collected $2.7 million from 36 investors and made payments to earlier investors with funds from later investors. Comment?
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?
Jun 22, 2016 | via KFBB
For the first time ever, an organization in Montana is offering to pay for your down-payment on a home. The Montana & Idaho community Development Corporation, or MICDC, is introducing its New Home Now Down Payment Gift Program across Montana. 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?
Jun 28, 2016 | via The Bitterroot Star
Leatherwork artist Olive Parker operates a thriving business selling her creations. Comment?
Apr 15, 2014 | via KFBB
There's a dog in Great Falls who's been looking for an owner to take her home and show her lots of love. This week, KFBB is featuring Zelda, at our Pet of the Week. Comment?
4 min ago | via Customer Interaction Solutions
In an effort to disrupt the crowdfunding space for social good, U.S. insurance group Legal & General America today launched ALittleHelp.com . Unlike other crowdfunding sites, ALittleHelp.com will never keep any portion of contributions and is focused exclusively on memorial funds, designed to help families through the financial struggles that often arise after the loss of a loved one. Comment?
6 min ago | via KDWN
Fewer Americans signed contracts to purchase homes last month as rising prices, higher mortgage rates and a dwindling supply of available homes appeared to frustrate many potential buyers, especially in the West. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell 2.8 percent to 106.4, the lowest level in a year. Comment?
6 min ago | via The Motley Fool
Owning a home can be an expensive yet rewarding prospect. But when most people calculate their housing costs, they tend to focus on the obvious expenses like mortgage payments, property taxes, and homeowners' insurance. Comment?
Friday Feb 3 | via Coast Reporter
Real estate sales figures in January are reinforcing suggestions that Canada's two most widely watched housing markets will take divergent paths this year, with Toronto set to continue its boom while Vancouver faces a possible correction. Sales in the Greater Toronto Area picked up last month where 2016 left off, with 5,188 transactions compared to 4,460 in January 2016, an increase of 11.8 per cent, the Toronto Real Estate Board said Friday. Comment?
16 min ago | via Dallas Morning News
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a runaway success. In the five years since its founding, the CFPB has handled more than 1 million consumer complaints, including 53,000 from Texans, and returned $12 billion of ill-gotten gains from financial companies back to 29 million consumers. Comment?
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