Selling Your Home

May 23, 2011

A New Set of Skills for a New Season of Real Estate

GETTING the right education and training makes a world of difference

May 23, 2011 — If you want to be a doctor, you go to medical school.  If you want to practice law, you go to law school.  Realtors who want to become specialized in a particular niche ...

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July 8, 2010

Mistakes Sellers Make When Trying to Sell Their Home

Denver Real Estate News

The real estate market is picking up in Metro Denver.  Statistics show 6 months of improvement in values.  Considering the very low interest rates it's no wonder!  Buyers are discovering the benefits of home ownership far outweigh the alternative.  Renting is ...

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Oct. 8, 2009

Thou Shall Not Paint!

Paint is a wonderful invention.  It covers many sins, it brightens and lightens dark  rooms while enhancing our mood. Colorful paint puts finishing touches on a great decor like icing on a cake.

That is at least until the humans move out.Badpaint-1

Then that wonderful paint stays behind lonely ...

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Aug. 1, 2009

Loan Modification Scams - This Says It All

Homeowners who are having a difficult time to pay their mortgage are putting so much at risk when they consider loan modifications through these companies. Yes, I know the prospect of sending someone $1000 or more that will make your life right again is tempting.  But like Grandma said ...

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July 26, 2009

When Will They GET the Message?

kitchen-picture-2009I heard the complaint again today. It's not the first time Ive heard it.  In fact I've recently been uttering the very same words myself.

Realtors take LOUSY pictures.

Well just say for the most part this statement is true.

Today's complaint came from someone I ...

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Jan. 23, 2009

How To Avoid the 10 Biggest Mistakes Home Sellers Make

Step 1: Declutter your home

Step 2: Hide your pets

Step 3: Make yourself scarce

Step 4: Don't discount the first offer

Step 5: List your home a few thousand dollars below a major round number

Step 6: Remember curb appeal

Step 7: Out with the old

Step 8 ...

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Dec. 11, 2008

Median Price Charts for Denver, Englewood and Littleton Real Estate

Latest statistical news from Altos Research indicates a very positive trend in the Median Price for Denver, Englewood and Littleton!. The chart below indicates an upward trend since about April 2008 (didn't I report that here and here?). Well it is so folks, perhaps Denver metro will lead the ...

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Dec. 1, 2008

Refinance or not?

Last week the rates dropped to yet another low.  If analysts are correct, we should see mortgage rates below 6% for the next few weeks and possibly a few months.

These same analysts emphasize the rate will also rise.  Typically when this happens homeowners march out and refinance ...

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Nov. 3, 2008

Facing Foreclosure? Don't Walk!

In troubled times homeowners sometimes go into denial, thinking if the situation is ignored, it will go away. The fact is, if you are having trouble making your mortgage payment sooner or later you will have to face up to the situation. It's best you face up to it ...

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Nov. 1, 2008

Tricks to Make Life Sweet!

Front door, front hall, home inspection.

Image by bethography - melting mama via Flickr

Selling your home can be a tough ordeal if one doesn't properly prepare for the home inspection. Today's buyers are come more educated than ever before to the closing table. They have researched neighborhoods, home values, schools, days on market, construction ...

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