Real Estate Tips

Feb. 20, 2008

Buzz on Basements

Last weekend Denver Post writer, Christian Toto published an article "Basement remodel a warm and wise idea". The gist of the article was how a finished basement gives added appeal when reselling a home, plus a comfortable living space to the homeowner while living in the home.

I made a ...

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Jan. 13, 2008

Lessons I learned on the streets of New York

This past week I had the pleasure of attending Inman Connect a real estate conference in New York City. In addition to hearing top industry professionals, I got to meet blogger friends I have been chatting with for a couple years.

New York is a wonderful, colorful city, a perfect ...

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Dec. 22, 2007

Scams of Foreclosure

As Colorado continues to be one of the States hit hard with home foreclosures the public needs to be aware of the scammers and their tricks. Freddie Mac the governmental organization that purchases mortgages from the banks has produced an informational video to get the word out.

If you or ...

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Nov. 30, 2007

Turning an ugly duckling into a swan

The end of the month is a good one when it means closings, negotiations and more business.

I sold (closed actually) a great investor property today. A  builder is going to take the ugly little 1970's house that is surrounded by charming old bungalows and make it charming too ...

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Nov. 13, 2007

Borrowing a Good Idea from Down Under…

Currently I am at the Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas. My weekend began with a solid action packed two day session of the Cyber Pros, a real estate master mind group that has been meeting twice a year for over a decade. The CP's consist of some of ...

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Aug. 7, 2007

Denver real estate ~ Gamble Risk and reward

circling the drain I've been pondering a blog topic for awhile. It runs through my head, but so far not onto my blog. Then this morning I discover, someone else wrote it. Commission Bashing is about taking on risk and getting rewarded for it.

How many jobs take on as much risk ...

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Aug. 1, 2007

Denver real estate ~ Aging and when to sell your home?

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Over heard recently from an elderly couple selling their home. The Mr. just turned 81 and his bride was a young 74. After many years of searching for the "last home" they finally found the perfect one for them. Or at least settled for the closest ...

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March 17, 2007

Perspectives in Real Estate Investing

Wehnerrustyfrances Investing in real estate is always a popular topic.  Every day I get calls from would-be investors with good intentions but unreal expectations.  I thought a good way to learn about real estate investing in to chat with real live people who have a track record.  One ...

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Nov. 30, 2006

Rebuilding Your Life after Foreclosure

246091479_4b23cc796d_m Homeowners who have lost their homes to foreclosure will be glad to know there is hope for them in rebuilding their future.  The most important thing to do is to start rebuilding a credit history.  Mark Flanders a Mortgage Blogger talks about Creative Financing for you in his ...

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Oct. 24, 2006

Flipping Mistakes

Stockxpertcom_id98933_size1 USA Today had an article about a real estate investor who was regretting his past actions. He is a 23 year old investor who got very carried away on the investment scene. After buying Carleton Sheets' No Down Payment and Russ Whitney, The Millionaire Real Estate Mindset, and others, he ...

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