Archive August 2011
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Welcome Roxanne Francis!
Thank You Greeley Weld County Airport!
Another Summer of Fun!
Ann Stewart, Mary McPhee and Brad Hiett
We finished another successful summer of Neighborhood Nights! We always enjoy sponsoring this wonderful event and hope you all enjoyed the movies and concert as well. Thanks to the City of Greeley for putting this event together and thank you to the other sponsors for their support!
See you next summer!
Manufacturing is alive and well in Upstate Colorado!
Weld County provides 10,518 manufacturing jobs, with annual average wages of $46,594. In contrast, average wages for all Weld industries is $40,369.
In the past five years, manufacturing has grown 1% in Weld County, while declining 3.4% in Colorado and 3.9% in the U.S.
Rates are still low!
30 Year Fixed 4.125%
15 Year Fixed 3.250%
FHA/VA 30 Year Fixed 4.125%
Conventional rates based on loan amounts of 80% and a 740 credit score;
primary residence; full documentation and are subject to change at any time.
Fort Collins one of best cities to bike
Fort Collins has again been recognized as one of the best places to ride a bicycle, this time by TheStreet.com.
The Choice City landed at No. 3 on the list of the 10 best bicycle cities with nearly 10 percent of the population riding bicycles.
Fort Collins came in behind Eugene, Ore., at No. 2, and Boulder, at No. 1, with 12.3 percent of its residents riding bikes.
Fort Collins has 7,776 bicycle commuters, which accounts for 9.9 percent of the population, according to the article.
To read more click here.
Last Neighborhood Nights Event
Come see Chris Daniels & The Kings tonight for the last Neighborhood Nights event this summer!
Twin Rivers Amphitheater
1501 65 Ave
Greeley, CO 80634
Concert starts at 7PM!
There will be face painters, balloon artists, horse and carriage rides, inflatables plus 1/2 price swim & mini-golf at Funplex from 6PM to close.
Stop by the Sears Real Estate table for one of our recyclable bags!
Greeley Personal Income Jumps in 2010
A report by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis showed Greeley among the best-recovering Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the nation in bouncing back from the recession.
The report, which looked at personal income growth for the nation's 366 MSAs between 2009 and 2010, showed personal income in the Greeley MSA rising 3.9 percent. The 2010 ranking raised Greeley from No. 339 on the MSA list to No. 66.
Greeley's total personal income rose from $6.926 billion in 2009 to $7.194 billion in 2010, according to the BEA report.
The Fort Collins-Loveland MSA also showed improvement from 2009 to 2010, rising from No. 284 on the list to No. 196, for a 2.7 percent rise in personal income.
Fort Collins-Loveland MSA's total personal income rose from $11.292 billion in 2009 to $11.6 billion in 2010.
For the nation overall, personal income grew by 2.9 percent in 2010 after falling 1.9 percent in 2009. Personal income growth in 2010 ranged from a high of 10.1 percent in Elizabethtown, Ky., to a low of minus 0.9 in Grand Junction.
Neighborhood Nights and Discovery Bay Free Swim
Sears Real Estate Agent, Dori Workman, pictured with children who attended the free swim at Discovery Bay
Sears Real Estate Agents, Shelley Ball-Paddock, Fara Dyer and Staff Member, Kristin Standen at Neighborhood Nights.
Median Sales Prices
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