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denver: The Second Selling Season Is Coming In Colorado - 08/18/10 07:04 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/index.php/news/ The next four weeks are going to be slow in Colorado Real Estate as kids get ready to go back to school and parents try to get back into their normal routines. The good news is the second selling season from September 15th through November 15th is right around corner. That’s the second best time to sell a home in Colorado. What does the next four weeks mean for buyers and sellers? To find out watch this week’s market update with Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty agent Dan Polimino. (1 comments)
denver: Don’t let your credit score or down payment stop you from buying a home - 08/05/10 05:05 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/index.php/news/ Two things stop more people buying from purchasing a home more than anything else…down payment and credit score. In this week’s market update Dan Polimino tells us that there is help for people who need down payment assistance and how anyone can easily clean up their credit. To find how you can get money to buy a home or how to clean up your credit watch this week’s market update with Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty agent Dan Polimino. (1 comments)
denver: Can We Keep It Going? By Dan Polimino. - 08/02/10 03:57 AM
No doubt about it, it’s been a good summer. It can’t even come close to comparing to last summer when I wondered if we would ever sell a home again. The first signs of good things came from my assistant Linda at Fuller Sotheby’s in March. Linda handles administrative services for several brokers in our office and one day back in March, she looked particularly busy. I asked her how her day was going and she replied that the office is in mid-summer form. I asked her what she meant. She said she’s normally only this busy with homes under contract (1 comments)
denver: Colorado Is Not California Or Florida When It Comes To Buying A Home - 07/28/10 02:25 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/index.php/news/ In this week’s market update Fuller Sotheby’s Real Estate Agent Dan Polimino tells us that buyers coming from the East or West coast are in for a shock when buying a home in Colorado. Colorado is one of the first states to experience the recovery in the housing market and as such buyers from the east and west coast are surprised they are having a tough time getting 30, 40 and 50% off the sale price. Colorado is not California or Florida when it comes to real estate so buyers better have a different mindset. To find out more about (2 comments)
A year ago, I wrote that “there has never been a bigger gap between a buyer and seller than what we seeing in the current market place.” I wish I could report that a year later, the gap has closed significantly, but it hasn’t. In some respects, it even got worse because in the lower price ranges, it has become a sellers’ market and they are looking to turn the tables on buyers. I am not sure what it is; maybe the strain of the economy keeps everyone in a foul mood but it seems that one transaction after (1 comments)
denver: The Final Four Weeks This Home Is On The Market. Bring An Offer! - 07/23/10 04:04 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/featured/property.php?id=1 This wonderful home in Highlands Ranch is on the market for the final four weeks. This five-bedroom, four bath, 3800 square foot home rests just steps away from a quiet greenway path, and Redstone Elementary School. With new carpeting on the main floor, fresh paint throughout, new exterior paint and a finished basement, this home is ready immediately. Three bathrooms, a powder room, and a three-car garage make this space a joy to live in. The cul-de-sac location next to the green belt makes it private with plenty of space for the kids to play. (0 comments)
denver: Unique Properties Are Still In Demand - 07/22/10 09:20 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/index.php/news/ In this week’s video market update Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Dan Polimino says even in a down market there are still buyers for unique luxury properties. Dan highlights a few of the properties he feels are ultra-unique to Colorado. Find out what is the cream of the crop watch this week’s market update for Denver Colorado with Dan Polimino. (0 comments)
denver: The Summer Selling Season Is Coming To An End. By Dan Polimino - 07/19/10 04:46 AM
It’s the end of the July and in a few short weeks the summer real estate season will begin to slow down. Right around the second week of August, things begin to slow down as parent and children try to sneak in one more vacation before school starts. Then once school kicks in and people get back into their normal routines, real estate will pick up again. If you’re a seller, don’t be surprised if you see a dip in your showings between the second week of August and the second week of September. The question for buyers is: did you (1 comments)
denver: Watch out for HOA Documents! - 07/14/10 11:44 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/index.php/news/ Many HOA’s are in financial trouble because of foreclosures, short sales and the economy. The HOA’s are passing along higher fees and special assessments on to current home owners within a community. Many times it’s hard to find out about these problems when a buyer is under contract with a home in a HOA community because there are no meeting notes about the issue. Why are there no meeting notes or documentation? To find out watch this week’s market update with Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Dan Polimino. (1 comments)
denver: Why Denver? By Dan Polimino. - 07/12/10 10:03 AM
Recently, my business partner called and told me that he was being interviewed by a magazine and one of the questions was, “Why move to Denver?” Great question in fact, considering all of the marketing and social networking I do, you would think that I may have gotten that question one or two times. Honestly, I don’t think a client or even a potential client has ever asked me. So I started to jot down reasons why someone might be attracted to Denver. This is not by any means a complete list, but just off the top of my head. I (0 comments)
denver: A Builder’s Success Story. By Dan Polimino. - 07/06/10 04:41 AM
Tamrick Homes is a small builder that did not know if they would survive the real estate crash. In 2006, they started a development that was planned for 120 homes in Dacono, Colorado which is a southern Weld County about 20 minutes from downtown Denver and just south of Longmont. At that time, many builders - large and small, had the cities of Dacono, Firestone, and Frederick on their radar. People were moving there en mass because of larger lots, larger homes, wide open spaces and really affordable prices. Tamrick jumped into the mix and had just cleared phase one of (1 comments)
denver: Keeping Up With The Jones’. By Dan Polimino. - 06/28/10 07:09 AM
Last month, I received an email from a reader of this column telling me that the problem of “keeping up with Jones” was one of the main reasons we got into real estate trouble in this country. What he is saying, if you are not familiar with the term “keeping up with Jones,” was that some people over bought or bought too expensive of a home for their income level just to keep up with family, friends, neighbors, or colleagues who had similar size homes. Still, others may have been ok with that level of mortgage payment had the economy not (1 comments)
denver: Foreclosures are a lot harder to come by - 06/23/10 06:46 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/index.php/news/ Once upon a time Colorado was the number one hot spot for foreclosures. Today they are harder to come by and it’s even harder to find a good one. Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty Agent Dan Polimino is advising some his buyers to actually avoid foreclosures. To find out why watch this week’s video market update with Dan Polimino. (0 comments)
There is a saying in business that 20% of the people you deal with create 80% of your aggravation. I believe this to be true because I have seen it time and time again in my own life. The question is: what do you do with the 20% that you consider as toxic people? Answer…you remove yourself from doing business with that 20%. How does this pertain to real estate? Simple: real estate is all about relationships. As an agent, do you click with the buyer or seller? Does Mr. and Mrs. Seller or Buyer click with the agent? If you are not all on the same page and do not feel like you (4 comments)
denver: Just Reduced to $464K for 3800 sq. ft. in Highlands Ranch! - 06/17/10 06:23 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/featured/property.php?id=1 Just reduced to $464K for 3800 sq.ft., five-bedroom, four bath home in Highlands Ranch. This home rests just steps away from a quiet greenway path, and Redstone Elementary School. With new carpeting on the main floor, fresh paint throughout, new exterior paint and a finished basement, this home is ready immediately. Three bathrooms, a powder room, and a three-car garage make this space a joy to live in. The cul-de-sac location next to the green belt makes it private with plenty of space for the kids to play. (0 comments)
denver: Where’s The Yard. By Dan Polimino. - 06/14/10 08:26 AM
I have recently been showing some relocation buyers around town who were looking for a nice single family home with acreage. Unfortunately, the areas they wanted to live in and the price point of the homes didn’t come with big backyards. This then brings up the inevitable discussion about how much land and home you get when you live on the East Coast.
Yes, I know I am from the East Coast so I know and hear from relocation buyers all the time, “How come there are no backyards in Colorado?” My business partner Gary Lohrman once had a client in from the East Coast who quipped, “I expected to measure my land in acres, not inches.” Well put.
Let’s assume one thing first before we get into the reasons why (1 comments)
denver: What A Difference A Year Makes. By Dan Polimino. - 06/07/10 04:14 AM
The other day, I was taking a glance at the recent MLS statistics and it jumped out at me the startling difference in stats compared to one year ago. Let’s take a minute and talk about some key indicators in the real estate market and what the data from Metrolist tells us about the health of local real estate. First, inventory has been stable and it’s been remarkably low. For at least the last 18 months, we’ve been hearing rumor after rumor from “industry insiders” that banks were getting ready to flood the market with a massive amount of foreclosures. I (2 comments)
denver: Love At First Sight. By Dan Polimino. - 05/31/10 03:19 AM
Love at first sight only happens in the movies, right? Some believe it while some don’t when it comes to finding a mate, but what about when it comes to finding a home? In today’s real estate market, would one be foolish to buy the first home they saw? Maybe not! There is no hard and fast rule about how many homes you need to see before making an offer. You could see three homes, find the exact one you are looking for, turn to your Realtor and say, “I don’t need to see anymore. Let’s make an offer on this (2 comments)
denver: This week’s home values for major cities in Colorado - 05/28/10 06:15 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/index.php/news/ This week we take a look at what’s happening with home prices in some parts of Colorado. As you can see from the graph below provided by Zillow.com homes values in the State of Colorado are up 0.2 percent from this time last year, Colorado Springs is up 0.1 percent, Denver is up 2.3% and Fort Collins is up 1.4% overall. Those are good numbers and are certainly moving in the right direction. To look at other cities like Boulder or even other States like Nebraska and Arizona, click the blue link below the graph. If you have question about (0 comments)
denver: Does Your Realtor Provide With A Drip Campaign - 05/27/10 07:27 AM
http://www.coloradodreamhouse.com/index.php/news/ In this week’s market update Dan Polimino tells us how anyone can get listings of homes sent right to their email inbox. It’s called an automatic email drip campaign and your local realtor should be able to provide it to you through their personal web site or the local MLS. To find out how you can receive emails of homes that you are looking for watch this week’s market update with Dan Polimino from Fuller Sotheby’s International Realty. (0 comments)
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