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.

Consumer Protection from Irresponsible Mortgage Practices

While this act created a lot of upheaval in my business, there were some benefits. Sadly some of the restrictive requirements are still in place, but for the most part, folks in Denver who should be able to get a … Continue reading

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Quick Plumbing Inspection

No one wants to waste water or money. For that reason, take a few minutes every other month to do the following inspections: Check to see if cutoff valves on sinks and toilets are working properly. Many times, builders will … Continue reading

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Act Decisively in Denver

Unfortunately, I see it all the time…folks think they can wait until summer in Denver to get the best price yet those best prices are gained for properties on the market in March and April. If you are thinking about … Continue reading

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Reduce Refinancing Costs

There is much more than a lower rate and payment to determine whether to refinance a mortgage. Lenders try to make refinancing as attractive as possible by rolling the closing costs into the new mortgage so there isn’t any out … Continue reading

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Moisture & Mold

While there are hundreds, no probably thousands of strains of mold, Denver is blessed with it’s dry climate. Mold needs warmth, food and moisture to grow, and some can be hazardous. Read on… Moisture is mold’s best friend and it … Continue reading

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What to Avoid Before Closing Your New Denver Home

It’s understandable; you’re excited; you’ve found the right home, negotiated a contract, made a loan application and inspections. Closing is not that far away, and you are making plans to move and put personal touches on your new Denver home. … Continue reading

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Rising Rates in Denver Affect the Cost Too

Without a doubt, when rates rise you can buy less home in Denver…especially with our continually expanding price point. Can I ever afford a new home? Read on… Mortgage rates have risen 0.5% in 2018 on 30-year and 15-year fixed … Continue reading

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Replace It Anyway

If it’s not broken, why would a homeowner consider replacing something as expensive as a toilet when there may be other things in the home to replace that provide more aesthetic appeal. Don’t be too quick to ignore the functionality … Continue reading

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Highlands Ranch…Please, Before You Leave Town…

You probably do not know this about me but for close to 10 years I was the area coordinator for the Neighborhood Watch Program in all of Highlands Ranch. As a matter of fact we actually assisted in solving a … Continue reading

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Denver…Owning Makes More Sense

Denver has experienced yet another 12 month cycle where median prices have increased between 7 & 9% over the previous year. Some folks in Denver will tout their analysis yet most others could be missing as much as 17% of … Continue reading

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