Advantages of Buying an REO Property

With limited housing options available in the Denver area, many buyers are looking at REO properties as an alternative to a traditional purchase. While the term “REO” or “foreclosure” may raise red flags for some buyers, the process truly isn’t all that different than buying a non-REO property. Here we’ll shed some light on what […]

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Tips for Buying a Distressed Property

A distressed property is any property whose owner is in default on the mortgage. In the late 2000s, distressed home sales became quite common. While the number of distressed properties has been on the decline, they’re still very much a viable option for house hunters. Here we’ll cover some helpful tips that will come in […]

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Financing a Short Sale

While purchasing a short sale property is a bit different than a traditional transaction, financing a short sale is actually pretty similar to the traditional buy. Here we’ll run down a few tips that may help you as you determine what type of loan and home purchase is right for you. First things first: decide […]

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Breaking Down Terms: Short Sale

While Denver’s housing market has been a hotbed of activity regardless of season, historically we see an uptick in buying and selling during the spring season. While many new housing developments are popping up across the Front Range, Colorado has a variety of options for buyers, and one is the short sale. If you’re looking […]

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Rents Continue to Soar in Denver

Rental prices in Denver are among the highest in the country, according to a recent article in the Denver Post. While rents are on the rise, mortgage rates are staying low, which is prompting many to consider homeownership. The numbers are in and according to the article, metro Denver rents, including homes and apartments, rose […]

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Considerations for Buying a Former Rental

Former rental homes often sell for less than owner-occupied homes and can sometimes be a great deal for buyers. However, there are reasons these properties can bring in less than top dollar.  Below we’ll discuss a couple considerations to keep in mind before choosing this path. Why is the property selling now? This answer can […]

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Considerations for Selling your Home to Investors

When most people put their homes on the market they envision a new family entering the space to start their lives and begin making memories. While that is indeed a possible scenario, if you live in a particularly hot real estate market, like Denver, you may need to consider the fact that your home could […]

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