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It was just announced that Denver's economy has grown 5.7%, which is the 2nd straight quarter of growth. This is the fastest our economy has grown since 2003. Luckily we are past 2008, and the economy in Denver has improved!
The foreclosure rate for Denver is now way down the ranks --- the Denver Metro area is now 46th in the country! Greeley is ranked 29th, Fort Collins is ranked 70th, and Colorado Springs is ranked 50th for foreclosure. This is based on 203 metro areas, according to foreclosure data provided b...
Filing for your $8,000 tax credit will take some patience! There is no e-file provision, as the government is requiring documentation to verify the purchase. The bad news - the delay will take some patience! Currently there is a 4 month delay in payment. Good News - You WILL get it! ...
Right after FHA had released information about the more relaxed "fix n flip" rules, we got information that if you have credit scores lower than average (below 693) you will need a 10% down payment. The current rule says you can get into an FHA loan with a minimum of 3.5% down payment. It REAL...
Sure is nice to see that the Government has relaxed the 90 day "flip rule"! With all of the first time homebuyers flooding the market again, in the price range they can afford, you only view short sales and bank owned properties that need alot of work. These first time homebuyers do not h...
This beautiful new listing is located in Platt Park very close to DU! Built in 1923, and remodeled and an addition was added for additional square footage. Now there are 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 car oversized garage. Hardwood floors with exotic inlays, all kitchen appliances are include...
6142 S. Kenton Way, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 $304,900 Cherry Creek Schools, 1812 sq ft finished, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, Built 1981 Great neighborhood -- JUST LISTED - don't miss out! MLS #838000 (This home is no longer available.)
Recently went to a class on security for Realtors. They talked about how the Garmin is high on the list for theft, and when you program HOME in the system, the burglars now know where you live too! Program your neighbor, or someone in the neighborhoo, or even the gas station on the corner f...
Were we spoiled last winter here in Denver? We had little snow, and very warm temperatures MOST of all last winter. In fact, think we did not get measureable snowfall until March! This year it has been snowing since October, and it isn't melting! We are very spoiled here in Denver as the...
Have you experienced the crunch on condos? First, if the HOA is 15% or more deliquent, or over 51% owner occupied, no FHA loan. Now, new rules - only 30% of the building can be FHA encumbered. There are several developments that have had a number of foreclosures, that the HOA is way over 15%...