Author Archives: Pete Doty

About Pete Doty

As a Realtor® Pete has been working in the Denver residential market since he first started in 1985, and focusing primarily in the south end of town. He finds the client the home they want, and then help them sell it when they want to move. Marketing is really where his heart is, and making sure his clients’ interests are watched over in Littleton, Highlands Ranch, Parker, Castle Rock, Centennial, Englewood, Morrison or Denver. His web site www.DenverRelocation.com ranks high in search rankings and generates numerous relocating buyers each year. Talk to Pete for a unique perspective on today's real estate market in Denver.

A Word Denver Homeowners Need to Understand

What is your mortgage balance? Well, that is one answer, but the new tax law has a very specific reference for the term Acquisition Debt as it relates to Denver home owners, and others around the country. So read on … Continue reading

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Denver and Unexpected Expenses

Yesterday I had one of those…our AC went out over the weekend. Saturday was not bad. Sunday was a tad warm. Yesterday in Denver, it was nearly miserable, with what we consider HIGH HUMIDITY too. So wishing I had something … Continue reading

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Don’t Let a Killer In – Colorado

Colorado enacted a law many years ago that requires a carbon monoxide detector within 15 feet of every “sleeping area” before the home is sold. Denver is pretty good about this as they only cost $40-50 and are easy to … Continue reading

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Denver…Waiting Will Cost More

As I sit here and edit the little addendum I can hardly believe how our prices in Denver have increased and interest rates have too! And then there is a couple I am working with to try and find a … Continue reading

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The Tax Difference in Second Homes

Many folks who live in Highlands Ranch have 2nd homes in the mountains. Some are fishing cabins while others are condos for ski weekends, or you might find a true replacement residence. The truth is that some of the tax … Continue reading

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When Neighbors Don’t Seem to Care

How many times I have addressed this issue when marketing a home for sale here in Denver I cannot say. In the old days neighbors would band together to water and mow the front yards of abandoned, or even properties … Continue reading

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Flag Protocol

As we drive around Highlands Ranch, have you ever noticed American flags being disrespected? I know I am at fault sometimes as I leave mine out overnight without a light being directed towards it. How about you? The American flag … Continue reading

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Second Guessing Price

Sorry to say this happens all the time in Denver…”my place is worth more than that!” So we list it higher than market, get 50 showings and sell it for $5k less than the original recommendation. My job is to … Continue reading

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A Denver Home for Tomorrow

Most folks I talk to here in Denver seem to be afraid of a bubble bursting as it did in 2008. Statistically, that started in 2006, and some of us started to notice that early. I am asked about when … Continue reading

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Assumptions May be an Alternative

Loan Assumptions Are Hard to Find, especially in Highlands Ranch … Hard to believe but there are still good assumable mortgages out there in Denver, if you have the cash to make up the difference, or know a good loan … Continue reading

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