100 Real Estate and Relocation Tips

May 29, 2009

Quick and Easy State Parks

100 Real Estate and Relocation Tips in 100 Days (Day 95)

With the understandable attention given to Colorado’s 4 National Parks (Rocky Mountain, Mesa Verde, Great Sand Dunes, and Black Canyon of the Gunnison), and a plethora of National Monuments, Historic Sites, and 11 National Forests, it is easy to ...

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May 28, 2009

Negotiating a Closing For a Distant Date

100 Real Estate and Relocation Tips in 100 Days (Day 94)

There are five main items buyers and sellers of real estate negotiate on a sale of a home.  One of the most critical is the closing date.

Buyers often have a good reason to want to purchase a ...

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May 27, 2009

Colorado Does Recreation Centers Nicely

100 Real Estate and Relocation Tips in 100 Days (Day 93)

Swimming Pool in Lone Tree, Colorado

With the advent of summer, it’s time to get outside, The Denver area has all kinds of places to swim and play. Topping an expansive list is Water World the enormous water park in the northern suburb of Federal ...

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May 25, 2009

How To Find the Best Value in a Home

100 Real Estate and Relocation Tips in 100 Days (Day 93)

Value is in the mind of the buyer. How to find the best value for you is a process, a search if you will, but not as much of a discovery as enlightenment.

Let’s look at value from the ...

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May 24, 2009

Hunting Houses

100 Real Estate Tips in 100 Days (Day 91)

After all of the research on the internet, deciding on which Realtor® to work with, interviewing lenders and making loan applications, and getting more advice from friends and family than you really need or want, it’s time to look at property ...

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May 23, 2009

Over Priced Homes

100 Real Estate Tips in 100 Days (Day 90)

Real estate licensees continue, as they have always done, to agree to market a home for a price in excess of what the comparable market indicates is a reasonable sales price. Of course, many homeowners do the same thing when they ...

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May 22, 2009

Downtown Denver Update

100 Real Estate Tips in 100 Days (Day 89)

Visitors to Denver consistently comment on the vitality of the city center. Years of planning and execution by various stakeholders have contributed to that continuing vitality. Moving forward in to the near future here are a few things on tap for ...

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May 21, 2009

Ten Points of the Home Valuation Code of Conduct ~ HVCC

100 Real Estate & Relocation Tips in 100 Days (Day 88)

Based on an agreement between the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the regulator of Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac, (the largest purchasers of conventional mortgage loans in the United States) and the New York Attorney General's Office, we now have ...

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May 20, 2009

Ten of the Top 20 Contract Mistakes

100 Real Estate and Relocation Tips in 100 Days (Day 86)

Colorado is somewhat unique in that the standard contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate is date specific. Further, the contract, as with all forms used by real estate licenses in Colorado, are created and promulgated by the state ...

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May 19, 2009

Radon Gas in Colorado

100 Real Estate and Relocation Tips in 100 Days (Day 85)

Radon is an odorless, colorless radioactive gas that can enter a home. Most of Colorado is considered a high risk area carbonmonoxidegasfor Radon, which occurs from the natural radium and uranium found in Colorado soil. Estimates of lung cancer ...

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