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Bank Watch 3-18-10

By George Thurtle

In my previous post those who follow this Blog know that locally the big factor that will affect our local real estate markets will be bank failures by state charted institutions. Horizon has been closed and the assets taken over by Washington Federal. Upmqua is looking to expand in this market and was the receiver of a couple of small... »

Local Banks

By George Thurtle

If you have been following the news you will have heard the FDIC came in and forced merged Horizon Bank with Washington Federal effectively shutting down Horizon Bank. If you were with Horizon Bank there is one good thing with Washington Federal, in my opinion, you are probably associated with one of the best run banks in the nation. However... »