Buyer Tips

July 19, 2016

Should I Wait Until Next Year or Buy Now?

Denver Real Estate News

It is not news that the Denver real estate market is on fire!  Everyday I speak with potential buyers who are wanting to become homeowners.  Sadly they are finding that each month they can afford less and less of a home, because prices are going up ...

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July 4, 2016

First Time Buyers Dominate

Buy a Home in DenverFirst time home buyers may often feel they are alone in the Denver real estate market. But the reality is they aren’t!

 “In May, first-time buyers accounted for 59.1% of primary owner-occupied home purchase mortgages with a government guarantee, according to the International Center on Housing Risk. This ...

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June 28, 2016

All Lenders Are Not Equal

Denver Real Estate News

U S Bank Staff Person Had Years of Experience but Still Couldn't Get Job Done!

US Bank FailIn the trenches of my business life, I spend a lot of time fighting for my clients. It’s been a wild and crazy year selling real estate.  I’ve ...

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June 25, 2016

Purchase Home with Less Than 20% Down Payment

You Can Buy a Home with Less than 20% Down!  Here’s how…

Denver Real Estate News

Down Payment Assistance ProgramsHome buyers in the Metro Denver real estate market will be happy to know they do not need to have a 20% down payment to purchase a home anymore.  There are several alternatives ...

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March 1, 2016

So You Want to Buy a House?

Denver Real Estate Update - How to Buy a House in Today's Market

7-day snapshot taken on March 1, 2016 7-day snapshot taken on March 1, 2016

Buyers and brokers alike are finding the Denver real estate market very challenging right now. Why? There is a shortage of homes for sale and a surplus of buyers.  The ...

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Jan. 31, 2014

How to Purchase a Home with Less Downpayment

Can I buy a home? Can I buy a home?

Many would be home buyers are anxious to find a home of their own, especially when considering the very low interest rates we are experiencing.  The problem these potential home buyers are facing is a lack of funds for downpayment.

When purchasing a home by ...

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Aug. 20, 2013

Tricks of the Trade ~ Use an Escalation Clause to Outbid Competition

 

Getting Your Offer Accepted! - Write an Offer with an Escalation Clause in the Case of Multiple Offers (Part 11 in a Series)

 

 

How to win when everyone wants the same one! How to win when everyone wants the same one!

Have you found the home you want to buy and are now writing an offer? Did you just learn ...

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Aug. 14, 2013

Tricks of the Trade ~ CTM Digital Contracts are a Professional Plus

Getting Your Offer Accepted ~ Be sure your offer is professionally written using CTM digital software (Part 10 in a Series)

There will be only One Winner, let it be YOU! There will be only One Winner, let it be YOU!

The Objective is To Look Good in the Crowd of Offers!

When a seller receives only one offer on his ...

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Aug. 13, 2013

Tricks of the Trade ~ Include a Pre-Approval Letter with Your Offer

Getting Your Offer Accepted! ~ Write an Offer with a Pre-Approval Letter from a Recognized Lender (Part 9 in a Series)

Denver Real Estate is Hot

Don't be a gambler with your financing! Don't be a gambler with your financing!

Polishing up your offer with a pre approval letter from a recognized lender will get a gold ...

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Aug. 13, 2013

Tricks of the Trade ~ Choose Specific Performance to Show Your Strong Intent

Getting Your Offer Accepted! Write an Specific Performance Offer instead of Liquidated Damages (Part 8 in a Series)

Tempt the Seller with Your Best Offer Tempt the Seller with Your Best Offer

Would be home buyers are finding it more difficult to purchase a home with the current conditions in the market. Denver real estate is experiencing ...

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