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Learn More about Your Mortgage Loan Options Before Buying

What are the different types of loans available to home buyers in 2017, and what are the pros and cons of each? It’s important to know about your loan options before buying, and then consult with your real estate agent about each and meet with a re...

Posted by: James T. Wanzeck
Category: Buyer Need
Date: 2017-11-17 10:43:50



Best Places in Colorado to Own a Rental Property

What are some of the best places in metro Denver and the Rocky Mountains to own a rental property? According to Forbes Magazine, the best deals for rental properties, which are also among the best investment properties, are in the following areas in ...

Posted by: James T. Wanzeck
Category: Rental Need
Date: 2017-11-10 09:01:36



OPEN HOUSE 6281 Shea Pl in Highlands Ranch CO-Saturday Nov. 11th between NOON -3PM

This beautifully remodeled home has brand new carpet, paint, granite and most fixtures. Backs to Greenbelt w/trail right out your patio door! Kitchen has granite island, gas stove and large breakfast bar. There's a formal living & dining room! Family...

Posted by: Kelley L. Wilson
Category: Open House
Date: 2017-11-10 08:42:24



Down Payment Report - Centennial

Many buyers have misconceptions about down payments - the most common myth is that you need 10% or 20% down payment. Not true. Some loans, such as VA or USDA offer 0% down payment. Some FHA loans require a minimum of 3.5% down payment. There are ...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-11-09 04:23:59



Frozen Credit Files

After the latest Equifax data breach more and more consumers are opting to freeze their credit files to help prevent fraud. Not a bad idea. BUT that could cause problems when applying for a mortgage loan. If you have frozen your credit file at any...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-11-09 03:58:37



How to Agree on the Perfect Home with Your Spouse

Sometimes house hunting can cause conflict with couples. Here's some tips on how to find the perfect home for BOTH of you. 1) Make separate lists on your top 10 must have features. Then compare the lists and come up with 5 features that you have ...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-11-04 02:55:40



Mortgage Interest Deduction proposed changes

The Republican tax change proposals include a reduction in the amount of mortgage interest that homeowners can deduct - from the current mortgage debt of $1,000,000 to the proposed mortgage debt of $500,000. The proposed lower limit would not impact ...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-11-04 02:54:08



Preparing Your Home for the Winter Market

Fall and winter have traditionally meant a slower residential real estate market. Leaves have fallen from the trees and shrubs, lawns are dormant, and flower gardens no longer burst in brilliant colors. But there are several things that you can do to...

Posted by: James T. Wanzeck
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-11-03 11:37:36



Rents will soar if Denver wins the Amazon Headquarters bid

If Denver wins the bid for the 2nd Amazon Headquarter, studies show that rents would increase drastically - approximately 1.1% more per year than they are already increasing. Amazon's 2nd Headquarters is anticipated to bring in an additional 50,...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-10-23 06:12:53



Denver Housing Market Cooling a tad

If you've been thinking about buying a home but just didn't think you could compete in this current real estate market, I have some encouraging news. The market appears to be cooling a little. It feels like it is slowing down more than normal for t...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Market Trend
Date: 2017-10-23 05:21:01



Is Now the Time to Buy as Rents and Interest Rates Rise?

Buying a home is now more affordable than renting in most places, according to the ATTOM Data Solutions 2017 Rental Affordability Report, which analyzed data from 540 counties nationwide. Buying a home is the more affordable housing option in 66 perc...

Posted by: James T. Wanzeck
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-10-20 03:01:16



South Metro Denver Real Estate Statistics & Trends

The statistics and market trends for Sept. 2017 in South Metro Denver are now in. Even though we had fewer listings - down 5.8% from this time last year - we put more homes Under Contract in Sept. - 4,589 vs 4,447 in 2016. The Days on the market ha...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Market Trend
Date: 2017-10-16 12:22:42



Simple Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

If your credit score is less than desirable, or even terribly low, there are several ways to improve your score if you’re willing to take the time. Credit score repair begins with your credit report, so request a free copy from all credit report...

Posted by: James T. Wanzeck
Category: Other
Date: 2017-10-13 02:08:09



Most Livable mid-size communities in the nation

You've always known Colorado is the perfect state to live in. Now SmartAsset's 2017 report on the 10 most livable mid-sized places in the US confirms it. The Denver Metro area boasts 3 (THREE) cities in the top 10 in the nation. Highlands Ranch co...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-10-12 04:28:11



This Home Has Good Bones....

What in the world does the realtor mean when she tells you this home has good bones? Should you run? Well, if you're up for doing a little work that will enhance your home's look and value, maybe you shouldn't run. In this ultra competitive market...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-10-12 03:52:10



Neighborhood Characteristics to seek out

What characteristics should you look for in a new neighborhood? The attached article shows 10 things to look for in a neighborhood. My experience is that most buyers search for: 1) Great schools - we're lucky to have several great school distric...

Posted by: Vickie Hall
Category: Real Estate
Date: 2017-10-06 11:18:39



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