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A Short Sale is a Fire Sale ... without the Fire - 04/20/11 10:16 AM
I just had to share Judy Chapman's post about a short sale being a "fire sale". She touches on some great points and spells it out thoughtfully and thoroughly. Thank you for allowing me to re-post, Judy! Via Judy Chapman (Koenig & Strey Real Living):
When it looks like you’ll lose your house to foreclosure, would you stand idly by and watch the bank take your home out from under you? Or would you try to fix the problem? Apply for a loan modification? Borrow from a family member? Or when all else fails, do a Short Sale? Because (8 comments)
Something Shiny - 04/14/11 12:33 PM
Something Shiny.... My husband and I have a very secret code word for when we get distracted. Now, it is a secret, so don't tell anyone... it's "something shiny". You have all experienced it before, but you may not have recognized it. It is especially present in children, though we never outgrow it. I will explain it to you- though you may have caught on already. The interesting thing about "something shiny" is that it is not the same for everyone. There are systems, products, courses, designations, and a whole ream of other stuff that can be extremely useful for (45 comments)
Move or Fix-up: Will I Get the Bang for My Buck? by Jennifer Prestwich your Henderson CO REALTOR® - 04/13/11 07:25 PM
Move or Fix-up: Will I Get the Bang for My Buck? One of my favorite channels to watch on TV is HGTV. They feature many fascinating shows, some of which are firmly rooted in reality. One of the more exciting and fantastical shows is called Bang for Your Buck. The premise is simple: 3 homeowners renovate an area of their home to their liking and then compete to see whose renovation will get the biggest Return on Investment- or Bang for their Buck. The renovations include everything from the $50,000 master bath renovation to the $120,000 great room (national average (4 comments)
Who Are the People In Your Neighborhood? Twins! - 04/12/11 10:30 AM
Who Are the People In Your Neighborhood? Twins! You know what they say.... there must be something in the water.... It seems that Belle Creek in Henderson, CO, is experiencing a bit of a baby boom. The ebb and flow of family creation will naturally include twins from time to time. But in a neighborhood of roughly 300 homes, 3 sets born within 6 months of one another seems like the plot of a sitcom! I just love getting to know my neighbors better. It helps me to understand the needs of my real estate clients and it brings our community (11 comments)
If you live in Denver, you have no doubt experienced the looks of envy from your out of state friends as you have crossed a downtown intersection on the diagonal without any risk of being arrested for jaywalking. Some of the sassier residents of Denver have no doubt even filmed and photographed themselves breaking all known laws of physics and traffic by boldly strutting from one point to the next, talking the shortest route between two points, walking as the crow flies to get to the opposite corner! (6 comments)
11 Short Notes about Short Sales - 04/01/11 09:37 AM
Judy Chapman spells it out clearly and simply. If you missed this post when she wrote it (as I did), take a few moments to read it now. The information is concise and easy to understand. Nice summary, Judy! Via Judy Chapman (Koenig & Strey Real Living): 1 Reason Short Sales are Difficult Because the payback of the loan will be ‘shorted’ by a significant amount and the lender will have to take a loss, your lender must approve the Short Sale before the house can close. 2 Reasons to Consider a Short Sale Helps you avoid foreclosure. Allows you to sell an (2 comments)
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