Ken Blevins

About Ken Blevins

Ken Blevins, CEO of Metrowest Real Estate Services, is a veteran in mortgage and default servicing with more than 24 years of experience in collections, foreclosure/bankruptcy, loss mitigation and real estate disposition (REO). Blevins was an original co-founder of Metrowest in 2003, a Real Estate Brokerage and Services Company focused on the resale, recovery and liquidation of distressed real estate in Denver, Colorado and surrounding metros. Blevins assumed the role of CEO in January 2014 and provides strategic direction and has management accountability for the day-to-day operations. Under his direction, Blevins drives all default management operations to maximize asset value recovery and reduce loss severity through a strategy focused on customer service and state of the art technology. Blevins has 18 years of direct operational experience in all facets of REO Asset Management having managed large national REO Disposition contracts for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, CitiFinancial, GMAC Mortgage and other various financial institutions. Blevins specialties include REO asset management, real estate investment, bulk REO acquisitions and distressed asset recovery and liquidation, and he has directed the resolution and liquidation of over ten billion in institutionally-owned residential real estate.

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Helpful Tips if you’re Considering Purchasing a HUD Home

Inventory is slowing creeping up in the Denver metro area, but affordability concerns still remain. For this reason, many house hunters – especially first time buyers – are considering adding HUD homes to their search options. A HUD home a house that was purchased with an FHA loan that has since fallen into foreclosure. It’s […]

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What to Know if You’re Considering Distressed Properties

While the number of distressed properties isn’t nearly as large as it used to be, areas with rising home costs and low inventory have many homebuyers seeking more affordable options for purchasing their dream home. In areas experiencing high growth, a distressed property could be a great alternative. Distressed properties typically fall into three categories: […]

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Keep these Tips in Mind when Considering a HUD Home

The reputation of HUD homes hasn’t been great since the housing bust of 2008. And while this type of housing can be greatly misunderstood, HUD homes and other types of foreclosures can actually be a great deal, especially in areas where inventory is low and prices are high. Many people are wary of purchasing HUD […]

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3 Foreclosure Myths you need to Forget

With so much conflicting information on buying a foreclosure property, it’s no wonder potential buyers are wary of including these homes in their search. Maybe you’ve heard only horror stories of buying a foreclosure, but the truth is that buying these types of properties doesn’t have to be a negative experience. Don’t believe us? Read […]

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Can I get a Good Deal on a HUD Home?

When you think of a HUD home, it may not initially appear as an appealing option. Let’s face it: since the housing bust of 2008, the reputation of HUD homes hasn’t been that great. Contrary to what you might believe, HUD homes and other types of foreclosures can actually be a great deal. Here we’ll […]

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Considering a Short Sale? Follow these Tips for a Better Experience

The term “short sale” is a bit misleading. While it seems these would be quick transactions, they actually often (but not always), take longer to close than a traditional sale. If you’re house hunting in Denver and have a flexible timeline, short sales can actually be a great deal for buyers. What is a short […]

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The Ins and Outs of Buying an REO Property

Chances are in your Mile High house hunt, you’ve run across the term “bank owned” or “REO” (real estate owned) properties. These types of properties can actually be a great value for first-time buyers or anyone in an area with limited inventory. The key is truly understanding what an REO property is and how to […]

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Clearing Up Foreclosure Misconceptions

Anyone in the market for a new home is looking for a great deal. Chances are you may have come across some foreclosure listings in your home search, but may think going this route is too risky. Buying a foreclosure may not be the same as buying a traditional home, but it’s not as challenging […]

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What does Pre Foreclosure Mean?

If you’re a house hunter in Denver, chances are you’ve seen the term “pre-foreclosure” on some of the listings that come up in your search. You might be wondering what this type of property actually is. A pre-foreclosure home is a distressed property that the lender has not yet repossessed and sold at auction. Pre-foreclosure […]

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The Scoop on HUD Homes and why you should consider one

If you’re house hunting in Denver, chances are you’ve come across properties listed by HUD. These types of homes can turn out to be a great deal if you understand what they are and the process of purchasing them.  Let’s start with the basics: HUD stands for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. […]

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