Found 18 blog entries about Buying.
Smart income choices play an important role when buying a home—it’s not necessarily all about what you earn, but how you spend it too.
Income is a crucial component lenders consider when granting you a mortgage. It is the basis by which they are going to get repaid, because a mortgage loan is not really a loan against the property—it is loan against your ability to repay. The dwelling is simply used as collateral in the event you default on the mortgage.
A low interest rate and affordable monthly payment helps keep the cost of your new house down, and a good credit score can help you secure those. (You can see where you stand by reviewing two of your free credit scores each month on Credit.com.) But income is a vital part of getting approved and…
Buying real estate can be extremely emotional. After looking at several homes, you finally put an offer in on one. Truthfully, you probably have already "moved yourself in" to the home in your mind. Then you receive the news that your offer was not accepted.
The best case scenario is that you are presented with a counter offer and can get a better idea of why your offer was not appealing to the seller's. Worst case, you get no feedback. Wouldn't it be better to go into the process with an understanding of why offers to purchase real estate are often rejected?
#1 The Price Offered Was Too Low
In our current market in the Denver Metro Area, it is not uncommon to see multiple offer situations on properties priced appropriately for the…
If you are still paying someone else's mortgage each month, this information is for you!
Also, if you are on the fence about purchasing a home of your own, here is a visual of the cost of waiting to buy in our current market. We don't anticipate prices to level out for many years and even longer before we will possibly see a market shift in the Buyer's favor.
The Big Moving Checklist covers over 100 checkpoints that you should be aware of starting 8 weeks before your move and ending the day you move into your next home.
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The mortgage lender you choose in this market is one of the most important factors in making sure you have a smooth transaction. Do you know what to look for in a good lender, and which lenders actually can get you all the way to closing with the least amount of stress? I do!
It is tax time!
Do you know what you can deduct when you buy a new home? This video is less than two minutes and gets you up to speed on those deductions.
The Denver real estate market has been hot, hot, hot for several years now. Will the trend continue? Find out more about the factors expected to impact home sales in 2017.
I get asked all the time, "How is the market?" Well, that really depends. The market is different if you are looking to buy, sell, or invest. It also varies based on neighborhood, price range and condition of the home you are looking for. Here are some general stats on the current Denver, Colorado housing market. If you want to discuss the market specific to your goals, feel free to contact me and we can schedule a Seller or Buyer Consultation.
January 2017 Denver Housing Market Report stats for both attached and detached single family homes from December 2016.
Every real estate agent, or Realtor, is an independent contractor and runs their business how they see fit. In this 10 minute video, I talk about what information we discuss at my Buyer Consultation and the educational pieces I provide clients during this initial meeting.