Joan's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Rogliano Real Estate Group
The information contained in each post has been written to assist all consumers and realtors with the many aspects of a real estate transaction. Joan particularly wants to support individuals moving through the transitions of divorce and widowhood in terms of their financial, emotional and real estate goals.
Wow, the market is moving so fast it’s hard to stay on top of all the activity. There are many multiple offers on homes and, interestingly, lots of homes going under contract and then coming back on the market. It appears the majority of these transactions fall apart following the inspection. We ...
Posted 18 days ago
A young Portland widow named Nellie Young received the first version of a reverse mortgage in 1961. It enabled her to stay in her home.  Without this generous unique loan from her neighborhood Savings and Loan, Ms. Young would have been forced to sell the family home. Through the ensuing years, a...
Posted about 2 months ago
The public has been spoiled by our willingness to provide services or expertise for free, and it would be beneficial to our profession to change that. If we consider ourselves professionals we need to value ourselves as professionals. There is something to the statement that “We teach people how...
Posted about 2 months ago
Lease options can be a successful way to buy a home, but there are some caveats. Here are some tips for your protection: 1. You do not own the property yet, and while it's tempting, should not make improvements to the home until you close. 2. If the transaction requires option money it is sugges...
Posted 2 months ago
The weather has been brisk and wintery in most of the country, including here in CO, and everyone is pining for spring. When I stopped to buy some Girl Scout cookies the other day they were using vibrant shades of green and yellow table cloths that attracted a lot of attention. A welcome burst o...
Posted 2 months ago
Congratulations! Your listing is under contract there is now guarded optimism that the transaction will close. A bright spot is the buyers are pre qualified, or preferably pre approved, so that’s a bit less of an uncertainty these days. However, on the horizon looms the home inspection, which mos...
Posted 3 months ago
January is the first month of the year and is also number one for divorce filings. The rate of home ownership is now at 63% and the divorce rate at 50%.That computes to an abundance of families who will need your trusted expertise.  Most of us have witnessed or personally experienced the vulnerab...
Posted 3 months ago
Scattered. Unfocused. Overwhelmed. Bored. Sound familiar? January brings reflection and new determination to do things differently, particularly where our business practices are concerned. We get off to an energized start only to peter out and fall into the same old routines. An agent in my offic...
Posted 3 months ago
  A beautiful 70 degree Saturday in Denver offered a test drive for our support group. We are single women homeowners who are independent, spirited and have a can do attitude. We had agreed that if any of us had a repair problem, particularly those just required an extra set of hands; we’d be the...
Posted 5 months ago
  When you’re working with clients who are going through a divorce there are plenty of added challenges compared to a typical transaction. This 10-point checklist will help make the process go a little smoother.   1. Meet with each party   It’s important that you meet in person with each of the o...
Posted 6 months ago

Joan Rogliano

Tips for Divorce and the Marital Home
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A real estate agent for 25 years, Joan is a CRS,GRI,CLHMS, and Certified Real Estate Divorce Specialist.