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Buying a home is one of life's most exciting times and it is one of the biggest personal investments a person will ever make so why not get better prepared? The more prepared you are in the beginning, the less overwhelmed you will be. Learn the steps in the home buying process, educate yourself...
In today's market it is very important to get a pre-approval from your lender, before you go house shopping. There are two very good reasons;1. You'll know exactly how much mortgage for which you qualify.2. You'll have more leverage in negotiations with the seller. Some sellers won't even con...
I am a Realtor. There is a capital "R" in Realtor, as opposed to realtor, because true Realtors are a member of the National Association of Realtors and are sworn to adhere to a strict code of ethics. They can be reprimanded or kicked-out of this organization for not upholding this code. Why a...
A FICO score is a credit score developed by Fair Isaac & Co. Credit scoring is a method of determining the likelihood that credit users will pay their bills. A credit score attempts to condense a borrowers credit history into a single number. FICO and the credit bureaus do not reveal how these...
From data supplied by Metrolist As you can see from the information below growth this spring in Denver area home listings is slower than in past springs. Active Listings at the Beginning of May of Each Year:2004 -- 23,8792005 -- 24,9912006 -- 30,9462007 -- 28,8852008 -- 27249 However, this sm...
I have lived in Colorado since 2002, six years now. I tell everyone that I came here kicking and screaming because I thought I couldn't drive on ice and snow. Guess What! I can drive on ice and snow! It's not that hard especially since they do such a great job of clearing the roads. You would...