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.

Roll the Repairs into the Mortgage

It’s been said that if you can find a home that has most of what you want, you should go ahead and purchase it. Many first-time buyers are using everything they have for a down payment and closing costs and … Continue reading

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Getting the “Right” Home

Finding the right home is still the biggest challenge buyers are faced with in today’s market as is shown in the latest Confidence Index Survey. Assuming the buyers find the “right” home with determination, perseverance and the help of a … Continue reading

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Start Early and Live Happily Ever-after

Denver real estate for your future children’s or grand children’s college tuition? How about to fund your retirement? Say what? As storybooks go, the character is introduced, they meet their love interest, a villain thwarts their intentions, true love overcomes, … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just the Tax Benefits

When the standard deduction for married couples filing jointly was increased from $12,700 to $24,000 for 2018, there was some speculation that the bloom was off the rose of homeownership. The thought was that if the tax benefits from being … Continue reading

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A Fix UP Story in Highlands Ranch

Last Friday I completed a “Fix & Flip” episode of my life. YAY! Three years ago we bought a home with my daughter and they just moved into the mission field with YWAM. They will be going to Cebo in … Continue reading

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HELOCs Becoming More Expensive

In September, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time in 2018 and they’re expected to go up one more time this year and three times next year. If you have a Home Equity Line of Credit, HELOC, … Continue reading

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Denver has Fast Track Rental Property

In Denver the FHA allows owner-occupants to purchase up to a four-unit property with a minimum 3.5% down payment. The rent collected on three units could be used to make the payment and the owners’ pro-rata share would be less … Continue reading

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“30 Year Mortgage Rates Bust Thru 5%…”

Here is an option for a seller in Denver that does not see his home selling because of… The following from Lonnie Glessner, Nova Home Loans, Highlands Ranch office: This was the headline in a first page story in the … Continue reading

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Mortgage Free

It may be an all too common belief that a person will have a house payment and a car payment for the rest of their lives. However, with a plan and some determination, you can be mortgage free. Planning for … Continue reading

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How to Clean Gutters

Over time here in Denver, I have seen a fair amount of gutter  leaf deterrents.  Some work while others can create damaging ICE DAMS that push up under the shingles and create water leaks in the structure. Be careful when … Continue reading

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