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I thought that this post from my boss was just too good not to re-blog.  She makes some interesting points and puts the new 2010 HUD and GFE changes into a little bit better perspective!Before I explain that question, let me ask you this one: "How long have you been in the business?" Ever have so...
02/03/2010
If you have clients that are "on the fence" still about buying, please check out this post for a great allegory/example to share with your clients.  This really helps to put into perspective the historical opportunity that buyers have to capitalize on low rates, low home prices, and a great selec...
12/18/2009
With the new year fast approaching many professionals in our industry are working on their 2010 business plans, some are thinking they should be working on their plans and are putting them off, and probably the majority of our industry knows they should be working on a business plan and have no i...
12/11/2009
The Power of Networking Learning about the "brave new world" of social media and online networking has certainly be fun for me and my team this year, and for the first time we have added a goal to our business plan for 2010 to continue to expand our online presence.  With that being said, I still...
12/10/2009
I received an interesting e-mail today from my Denver Title Rep Jim Renshaw with Land Title.  The attached graph is one of several that he sent me showing some recent positive trends in the Denver metro housing market.  One thing worth noting in the chart below is that November 09 sales surpassed...
12/09/2009
FHA changes. FHA changes may be on the way!  Please see this great info below for more details.  These FHA changes may affect many of you directly.  For Realtors reading this info, the FHA changes may affect the lenders that you currently do business with, especially if you are working with a mor...
12/09/2009
Colorado Springs Economic Recovery The data below compiled by Forbes magazine shows some interesting information.  As a resident of Colorado Springs, I am very pleased to see that Colorado Springs economic recovery is number 14 on the list!  The economic recovery here should be a good sign for t...
12/02/2009
FHA Loans in Colorado Springs are also available for HUD homes for only $100 down.  This FHA loan program offers even more flexibility for your clients and will help more clients who face the challenge of coming up with a down-payment to qualify for a loan.FHA loans in Denver available on HUD hom...
11/12/2009
Yesterday's $40 billion dollar auction of 3-year Treasury notes went well, with a high level of foreign investor participation.  Although Treasury bonds and Mortgage-backed security bonds are not directly tied to each other, a good bond auction for one or the other tends to boost other bonds as w...
11/10/2009
Wow!  There have been lots of posts already today about the extended tax credit that has just been approved.  The National Association of Realtors has already released the following handy PDF file detailing the differences between the current credit through the end of November and the new credit,...
11/06/2009
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