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Tag Archives: Foreclosures

Mountain real estate crash breaks records set during 1980s energy bust

Mountain real estate crash breaks records set during 1980s energy bust

VAIL -- Last year saw a new record number of foreclosures in Vail, Beaver Creek and surrounding Eagle County, but it also saw a significant increase in home sales over 2009, which may wind up being the low mark in...

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January 13, 2011 Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Are homeowners really skipping out on their mortgages to spend at the mall?

Are homeowners really skipping out on their mortgages to spend at the mall?

The case is now famous. The homeowner had applied for the Home Affordable Mortgage Program, or HAMP, an Obama administration initiative to give distressed and tapped-out borrowers lower monthly payments. But this “HAMPlicant,” the writer on the...

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May 4, 2010 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Deck the halls with loan papers: Foreclosure-crisis holiday jingles

Deck the halls with loan papers: Foreclosure-crisis holiday jingles

Just in time for your holiday listening pleasure, two songs are making their way around the blogosphere, marking another year of falling home prices and […]...

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December 22, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Politics
Trouble in paradise: foreclosures rise to new Rocky Mountain highs

Trouble in paradise: foreclosures rise to new Rocky Mountain highs

It took a little longer, but the bursting of the real estate bubble across the country over the last two years is now ravaging once […]...

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August 17, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
News Nuggets: 4 August 2009

News Nuggets: 4 August 2009

Dug up fresh, daily. MILLIONAIRE GRASSROOTS ACTION: “These aren’t just some organizations that these guys gave money to. They run them…!” The “grassroots” efforts to defeat […]...

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August 4, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics
Foreclosure crisis continues, bound to hobble recovery

Foreclosure crisis continues, bound to hobble recovery

WASHINGTON-- As new foreclosure notices reach the troubling milestone of 10,000 per day across the nation, it is increasingly clear that measures taken so far to turn back the tide have failed. This week, a number of...

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July 13, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Suau wins top World Press Photo prize for foreclosure picture

Suau wins top World Press Photo prize for foreclosure picture

Anthony Suau, who cut his photographic teeth and won a Pulitzer Prize at The Denver Post in the 1980s, took top honors at the World Press Photo competition, the organization announced Friday. The black-and-white photo Suau shot in March for...

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February 13, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Bankruptcy reform axed from stimulus package

Bankruptcy reform axed from stimulus package

Congressional Democrats hoping to use the economic stimulus package to force lenders to refinance troubled mortgages have met an unlikely opponent: President Barack Obama. Many Democrats, including Obama, have long-supported the strategy of empowering bankruptcy judges to alter the terms of...

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January 27, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Freddie, Fannie force borrowers to waive legal rights

Freddie, Fannie force borrowers to waive legal rights

When the government announced in November that it would use mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to streamline loan modifications for possibly hundreds of thousands of borrowers, officials billed the idea as a fast-track program to fight foreclosures....

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January 16, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
LIVE BLOG: Perlmutter’s telephone town hall on financial crisis, bailout

LIVE BLOG: Perlmutter’s telephone town hall on financial crisis, bailout

Democratic Rep. Ed Perlmutter is holding a telephone town hall with constituents about the economy, financial crisis and plans for economic relief....

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December 3, 2008 Center Well, Politics

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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