Prescott Valley Real Estate News
Thursday Mar 26 | via Verde Independent
Yavapai County officials agreed Wednesday, March 25, to continue to review controversial short-term vacation rental use permits on a case-by-case basis, after listening to citizens split on the issue. The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors and its planning commission met in Cottonwood to discuss several issues. Comment?
Thursday Mar 26 | via The Daily Courier
The Yavapai County Board of Supervisors and its planning commission met in Cottonwood to discuss several issues. The short-term rental issue was one of the two that generated the most discussion and audience comments. Comment?
Monday Mar 23 | via The Daily Courier
Joanna Dodder Nellans The Daily Courier COTTONWOOD - Yavapai County supervisors will sit down with their planning commissioners Wednesday to discuss the hot-button issue of short-term vacation rentals. They also will discuss a draft ordinance revision that would limit adult dogs to a maximum of five on residential properties in unincorporated areas. Comment?
Feb 1, 2015 | via The Daily Courier
Ruth Hays' right leg is weak from years of playing basketball and baseball. Her hands cramp with arthritis, forcing the one-time published author to pen long hand the short stories she still loves to write, as she no longer has the dexterity to type. Comment?
Jan 29, 2015 | via The Daily Courier
Matt Hinshaw/The Daily Courier Habitat for Humanity is currently building three homes in Prescott Valley. Habitat home applicants must attend an orientation meeting; the next one will take place 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at First Christian Church, 1230 Willow Creek Road, Prescott. Comment?
18 hrs ago | via Verde Independent
The more we learn about the Republican budget that passed in the dark of night with no public review and without a transparent democratic process, the more clearly we can see how detrimental it is for the people of Arizona. The budget fails by cutting basic poverty programs that provide emergency food for hungry children and families. Comment?
Wednesday Mar 18 | via Business Journal
Once again I'm sitting in real estate school listening to a market forecast as I renew my license. It's always fun to come to these classes to see what the real estate community is thinking and whether it has any relation to what the tech entrepreneurship community is actually doing. Comment?
Friday Mar 13 | via The Arizona Republic
Swept away: AZ Legislature takes money meant for homeowner aid Even though money had already been promised to many, Arizona takes housing settlement funds Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1GBBV65 The $15 million left in Arizona's share of the National Mortgage Settlement was taken by the state Legislature last week, swept into the general fund. More than a dozen housing non-profits are now scrambling to find ways to help people who were waiting or even approved to receive aid from the fund. Comment?
Monday Mar 2 | via Business Journal
Realtors are backing a bill at the Arizona Legislature to stop cities from forcing them to get multiple business licenses. The Arizona Association of Realtors supports Senate Bill 1368. Comment?
Feb 15, 2015 | via The Arizona Republic
Mesa brothers get prison in $28M mortgage fraud scheme Two Mesa brothers sent to federal prison for using business in $28M mortgage fraud scheme Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1Dv4yCt Two Mesa brothers who pleaded guilty to using their business in a $28 million mortgage fraud scheme, have both been sentenced to federal prison and ordered to pay restitution to banks. Scott and Kevin Lee used Summit Capital to originate fraudulent loans using bogus loan applications, forged signatures, and false financial and construction-related documents. Comment?
19 min ago | via Examiner.com
Payday loans are being vilified in the news almost daily. A March 29 article in the Washington Post calls payday loans "the very definition of robbing Peter to pay Paul. Comment?
19 min ago | via Forbes.com
I'm a Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute in London, a writer here and there on this and that and strangely, one of the global experts on the metal scandium, one of the rare earths. An odd thing to be but someone does have to be such and in this flavour of our universe I am. Comment?
28 min ago | via Daily Herald
Americans in their 20s and early 30s are getting a nudge toward homeownership a decade after sales peaked during the housing bubble. It's not their nagging parents. Comment?
32 min ago | via Lowell Sun
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a second straight week, edging closer to historically low levels at the start of the spring home-buying season. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the national average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage declined to 3.69 percent from 3.78 percent last week. Comment?
37 min ago | via Cape Gazette
Many people fall out of the home buying market when interest rates start to go up. This is often a mistake. Comment?
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