aurora real estate agent: VA Funding Fee Going Up - 10/13/19 03:33 PM
  The cost of a VA home loan is going up beginning January 1, 2020 when the funding fee is being increased from 2.15% to 2.3% for first time use.  The amount increases to 3.6% for subsequent zero-down payment loans.  Reservists and national guard veterans are subject to a slightly higher fee.
Veterans pay a funding fee when purchasing a home with a VA insured loan.  This one-time charge, collected by the Department of Veteran Affairs, is based on the loan amount to value with the fee decreasing as the down payment goes from 0% to 5% or 10% or more.  It can be paid … (4 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Avoid Wasting Time - 08/17/16 11:23 AM
“If you waste my time, don’t expect me to hang out with you very long.” This could have been said by a buyer or seller or a real estate agent. Time is valuable and no one wants to waste their time.
Most people can’t put their lives on-hold while they’re trying to buy or sell a home. Whether they have a family, a couple or single, life continues and the time constraints of moving can become burdensome.
Your agent is committed to helping you save time while making the experience memorable. They know the process and the potential problem areas and can help … (0 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Reasonable Expectations When Selling a Home - 03/30/14 05:20 AM
Reasonable Expectations When Selling a Home   Coffee should be hot. Beer should be cold. Mexican food should be spicy.  However, if these things are less than the standard that you expect, there are not any lasting consequences.
As the value of the object in question rises, either in price or gravity, the expectations usually increase and decisions become progressively more important.  Marriage, children, health and careers are certainly a few of the more important items that bear careful consideration.
The sale of the largest asset that most people own, their home, also merits having reasonable expectations.  A homeowner should expect to … (20 comments)

aurora real estate agent: 16187 E. Bethany Pl, Aurora, Co $168,500 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage - 04/03/12 04:04 AM
This home is perfect for the first time home buyer and/or someone with a large family.
The basement is all finished with a bedroom and 3/4 bathroom, family room and a wood burning fireplace.
The kitchen is huge with plenty of room for a large dining table plus a seperate dining room.
The home sits on a cul-de-sac with a lot size of 10,716 and the home has over 2000 square feet.
All appliances are staying and there is RV parking.




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aurora real estate agent: Good Credit..Down Payment..Now is the time.. See Why - 03/12/12 11:34 AM
The Housing Affordability Index was developed over thirty years ago to help consumers determine when it is a good time to buy a home. It's considered advantageous to the buyer when the index is over 100 because a median income family can qualify for a median
price home.

Recent figuresreleased by the National Association of REALTORS' economic department show that the 2011 index of 184.5 is the highest annual average since it has been calculated. The most recent month released, December 2011, was 194.9.
The index is also broken down into four regions of the country.The two major components that … (0 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Selling Your Aurora Home - Ways To Get Your House Clean Fast For A Showing - 02/07/12 06:06 PM
Selling Your Aurora Home - Ways To Get Your House Clean Fast For A Showing +The doorbell rings, you are selling your Aurora home and you know that there are prospective buyers behind the door. You have 15 minutes to get your house ready. Are you prepared? If not, read through these tips for the next time this happens to you. Remember how you live in a house is not how you sell a house.  It’s a pain but you always have to ready for a showing.1. Put on a timer                                                    Time is of the essence. It's you against the clock. … (2 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Buying Your First Aurora Home? - 02/04/12 01:22 PM
Let's face it. Buying your first Aurora home can be a bit unnerving, to say the least. This is a commitment that needs to be made for the long-term and a lot of thought needs to go into it. Not to mention money!You have to live somewhere and renting is a waste of hard earned money.Here are a few things that you can do to settle yourself down and come to terms with buying your first Aurora  home.
1. Don't panic Don't let your emotions get in the way of a logical decision. Breathe and relax. Think of the benefits of … (0 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Converting a Home to a Rental - 01/19/12 12:39 PM
                         Converting a Home to a RentalWhat's keeping you from taking advantage of the low prices and mortgage rates available today? Concerned that you may need to sell in a few years and won't be able to get your equity out of your home?The price of homes and low interest rates combined with a very strong rental market in most areas has attracted a lot of investors. Non-owner occupied mortgages generally require 20-30% down payment compared to a 3.5% down payment for a FHA owner occupant.The following example looks at a home that might have been … (4 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Market Analysis for Smoky Ridge Homes in Aurora, Co December 2011 - 01/18/12 04:50 AM
Real Estate Market Analysis for Smoky Ridge Homes in Aurora, Co
This is a monthly real estate market analysis for Smoky Ridge homes in Aurora, Cofor the month of December 2011. If you are looking to purchase a home in Smoky Ridge the real estate market analysis can be a useful tool.
The report will help you determine how many listings are in Smoky Ridge, how many homes sold in the last month, the average price of a home in Smoky Ridge and many other important market factors regarding homes in Smoky Ridge.
The monthly Smoky Ridge real estate market analysis … (2 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Market Analysis for Piney Creek Homes in Aurora, Co December 2011 - 01/18/12 04:37 AM
Real Estate Market Analysis for Piney Creek Homes in Aurora, Co
This is a monthly real estate market analysis for Piney Creek homes in Aurora, Cofor the month of December 2011. If you are looking to purchase a home in Piney Creek the real estate market analysis can be a useful tool.
The report will help you determine how many listings are in Piney Creek, how many homes sold in the last month, the average price of a home in Piney Creek and many other important market factors regarding homes in Piney Creek.
The monthly Piney Creek real estate market … (0 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Market Analysis for Tuscany Homes in Aurora, Co December 2011 - 01/18/12 04:27 AM
This is a monthly real estate market analysis for Tuscany homes in Aurora, Co
for the month of December 2011. If you are looking to purchase a home in Tuscany the real estate market analysis can be a useful tool.
The report will help you determine how many listings are in Tuscany, how many homes sold in the last month, the average price of a home in Tuscany and many other important market factors regarding homes in Tuscany.
The monthly Tuscany real estate market analysis is also a great tool for home owners looking to sell their house.  It’s always important … (0 comments)

aurora real estate agent: December Market Analysis for Saddle Rock Homes in Aurora, Co - 01/17/12 05:39 PM
Real Estate Market Analysis for Saddle Rock Homes in Aurora, CoThis is a monthly real estate market analysis for Saddle Rock homes in Aurora, Cofor the month of December 2011.
If you are looking to purchase a home in Saddle Rock the real estate market analysis can be a useful tool. The report will help you determine how many listings are in Saddle Rock, how many homes sold in the last month, the average price of a home in Saddle Rock and many other important market factors regarding homes in Saddle Rock.
The monthly Saddle Rock real estate market analysis … (2 comments)

aurora real estate agent: 1350 S. Argonne Circle Aurora, Co. $164,500 3 Bed, 2 Baths, 2 Car Garage - 01/14/12 01:42 PM
This home is perfect for the first time home buyer or for those that want to downsize.As you walk into the home you will enjoy the new interior designer paint, Pergo flooring and family room with floor to ceiling fireplace.  All appliances are included with the purchase.. The 2 car garage is attached and the large deck in the fenced back yard will be great for summer entertaining.


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aurora real estate agent: How To Find The Perfect Aurora Real Estate Agent Using An Interview - 01/11/12 10:42 AM
How To Find The Perfect Aurora Real Estate Agent Using An InterviewIf you are having a problem finding an Aurora real estate agent there are some key points you should go over during your first interview. These are some of the most critical things that you should be looking for in an agent before hiring one.Experience -When was the last time you sold a property?This will give you a basic understanding of what that agent can offer in terms of getting your property sold quickly.Have you ever sold a property similar to mine or within the same location?If the Aurora real … (0 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Forced Savings...Really? - 01/10/12 09:18 AM
            Forced Savings...Really?                 Part of the American Dream is to own a home. A home is a place to call your own; a place to raise your family and share with your friends. A home is a place to feel safe and secure. A home is a good investment?
In a recent report* by Beracha and Johnson, it is suggested that buying a home is the right thing to do but not necessarily for the reason that people expect.
A home is, in many instances, the largest investment that homeowners have and it accounts for the … (0 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Fix Your Counter tops Before Selling Your Aurora House! - 01/09/12 07:08 AM
Do you have cracked or broken counter tops and plan on selling your Aurora house? It's best to get them fixed beforehand. The kitchen and bathroom both act as major selling features for your home and you should do everything possible to keep them looking great.How visible is the problem?If your counter top is obviously damaged you're going to have to repair or replace it. If, however, you have a hard time seeing the problem, you really don't need to worry about it. Everything doesn't have to be absolutely perfect before selling your Aurora house, it is just the major things … (4 comments)

aurora real estate agent: There are five things that you cannot recover in life: - 01/07/12 09:46 AM
There are five things that you cannot recover in life:(1) The Stone...after it's thrown(2) The Word...after it's said,(3) The Occasion...after it's missed, (4) The Time...after it's gone.(5) A person...after they die
 

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aurora real estate agent: Does Size Matter? - 01/03/12 07:01 AM
Work hard, buy a home, start a family and continue to upgrade your home until everyone has enough room. This has been the blueprint for lots of homeowners for the last fifty years but there is certainly a shift in thinking that could change all of that.
Once the children are grown and have moved out, homeowners are finding they have too much room. Even if their home is paid for, they have higher property taxes, insurance, utilities and maintenance on the larger home than they'd have if they were living in the "right size" home.
Some homeowners state that they're … (0 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Market Update for Piney Creek in Aurora, Co - 12/19/11 04:48 PM
Real Estate Market Analysis for Piney Creek Homes in Aurora, coThis is a monthly real estate market analysis for Piney Creek homes in Aurora, Cofor the month of November 2011. If you are looking to purchase a home in Piney Creek the real estate market analysis can be a useful tool. The report will help you determine how many listings are in Piney Creek, how many homes sold in the last month, the average price of a home in Piney Creek and many other important market factors regarding homes in Piney Creek.The monthly Piney Creek real estate market analysis is also … (0 comments)

aurora real estate agent: Market Update for Woodgate in Aurora, Co - 12/19/11 04:34 PM
Real Estate Market Analysis for Woodgate Homes in Aurora, coThis is a monthly real estate market analysis for Woodgate homes in Aurora, Cofor the month of November 2011. If you are looking to purchase a home in Woodgate the real estate market analysis can be a useful tool.
The report will help you determine how many listings are in Woodgate, how many homes sold in the last month, the average price of a home in Woodgate and many other important market factors regarding homes in Woodgate.
The monthly Woodgate real estate market analysis is also a great tool for home … (2 comments)

 
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