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2011 

In my experience, I run into buyers who are not emotionally prepared to buy a home. It takes a conscience decision after reviewing and considering the information. It is a good time. No one can predict the market with 100% accuracy; will it go up or down? What is the “shadow market?” Is the forec...
03/26/2011
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs- Division of Housing has issued its Monthly Metropolitan Foreclosure Report for February 2011. They report, “Both foreclosure filings and sales at auction were down in 2011 when compared year-over-year for February. Comparing year-over-year from 2010 to 20...
03/23/2011
Son or Daughter Going to the University of Colorado (CU)?  Buy a Home Instead of Paying Rent! The CU Boulder on-campus housing (and meals) is approximately $12,400 a year. (Two semesters) This adds up. Student off-campus rent over fours years can add up to a large amount of money. Typically, this...
03/20/2011
Are you a salesperson or professional real estate agent/broker? Many of the definitions I’ll use during this discussion are from the Oxford dictionary. 1) Are you related to or belonging to a profession? Yes, at the minimum you are related to a profession. We should have expertise in the area of ...
03/18/2011
Investors! Window of Opportunity in the Denver Metro Area! The smart investor knows to buy low and sell high. Prices are low. Vacancy rates are at an all time low. This has resulted from several factors. Many consumers feel less comfortable to buy now and more comfortable to rent. Many people hav...
03/17/2011
I’m not intending to start a conversation about religion here. Just wondering. Anyone else ever had a seller using a St. Joseph figurine to try to help sell their house?Any home sellers try this? The “custom” or belief being if you bury a Saint Joseph figurine in your front yard, it will help sel...
03/16/2011
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My Father passed away a few years ago, and I wrote this poem about him in that time.   My Father taught me how to fish, how to put a pole together, how to tie on a leader, how to tie on a fly.   He taught me how to read the waters, to know where the fish lie, how to cast upstream, how to present ...
03/15/2011
Recent activerain blogs have got me thinking. Some of these have concerned etiquette between brokers. It occurs to me that some of the motivational factors include rude real estate brokers and some who just aren’t aware of some etiquette protocols. Trying to help. And writing this blog, not tryin...
03/15/2011
Arvada’s Club Crest neighborhood is located in an area bounded by 72nd, 80th and from Kipling to Wadsworth. It is a nice neighborhood with homes generally built in the 1970’s. The following sales information are detached single family homes, sold in the last 6 months (from date of posting) as rep...
03/12/2011
As many people are struggling through these tough economic times, the scammers, thieves and liars move it. Some claim to be able to save you from foreclosures, some promise loan modifications for a fee. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) gives the following advice: 1) “Don’t pay for any business,...
03/11/2011
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