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3 Reasons to Consider Buying a Short Sale

If you’re like many buyers, you may see a short sale property listed and immediately cross it off your list. However, if you work with a pro who’s experienced with types of sales you just might find this type of property is a great option. What exactly is a short sale? In a short sale […]

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4 Tips if you’re Considering an REO Property

Real-estate owned (REO) properties – also known as bank-owned – can be a great investment for first time home buyers. This particular type of home is one that didn’t sell at auction, and ownership was then transferred to the bank or lender. REOs can be a great option for many reasons: first, in many cases, […]

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3 Things to Do Before Starting Your House Hunt

Whether you’re considering distressed housing, new construction, or existing home or condo, there are three things you need to check off your list before starting the search for your next home. Before you even start browsing the Multiple Services Listing (MLS), make sure you take care of the tasks below – you’ll be glad you […]

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Using a Renovation Loan to Secure your Next Home

As of late, the word “Denver” has become synonymous with high prices and low inventory. Even with a slight uptick in available homes in the Mile High City, it’s still tough out there for buyers. One option buyers might consider is an FHA 203(k) rehab loan, also referred to as a renovation loan, which allows […]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Buying a HUD Home

If you’re prepared to put a little work into your first or next home, HUD properties can be a great option. Considering these types of homes can also be ideal in areas where inventory is on the low side. While it’s not exactly the same as purchasing a traditional home, buying a HUD property isn’t […]

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5 Things you need to do when buying a Distressed Property

In hot real estate markets like Denver, would-be buyers often include distressed housing in their property searches to expanding their options. If you’ve been considering this type of property, it’s possible to find a great value, but only if you know what to expect along the way.  Think a bank-owned home, foreclosure, or short sale […]

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4 Reasons you should Consider Buying a Bank-owned Property

If you’ve decided to include distressed properties in your home search, chances are you’ve heard of several types including foreclosures, short sales, and bank-owned or real-estate owned homes. It’s possible to get a great deal on distressed properties, but REO properties, in particular, come with some unique perks. Check out the following reasons to consider […]

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3 Common Foreclosure Myths Debunked

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there when it comes to buying a foreclosure property. Maybe you’ve heard only horror stories about buying a foreclosure, but the truth is that purchasing these types of properties doesn’t have to be a negative experience. Here we’ll debunk some of the common myths you may have heard […]

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Keep these 3 Tips in Mind if you’re Considering a HUD Home

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to buying HUD homes, which makes many people wary simply because they don’t know the process. While this type of housing is often misunderstood, HUD homes can actually be a great deal, especially in areas where inventory is low and prices are high. Here we’ll run […]

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What you need to know if you’re Considering an REO Property

If you’re house hunting in Denver, there’s a good chance you’ve run across the term “bank owned” or “REO” (real estate owned) properties. For first time buyers, these types of properties can actually be a great value, especially in areas with limited inventory. The way to ensure your REO buying experience is a good one […]

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