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.

Waiting Period After Distressed Sale

During the real estate bust Denver certainly had a huge amount of foreclosures and distressed properties in the the 2008-2009 era (yeah I was in Denver and real estate during the 85-91 era too). The owners of those properties had … Continue reading

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Waiting in Denver Will Cost More

The article below talks about interest rates but a larger cost has been demonstrated over the last three years…appreciation. Denver has averaged about 10% appreciation in each of the last 3 years meaning that a$300,000 house in 2014 would be … Continue reading

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Denver – FHA Advantages

Contrary to popular belief the FHA loan program is not just for first time buyers here in Denver. There are loan programs available that FHA has approved that help those Denver first time buyers get a loan with less than … Continue reading

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Denver has Marshmallows on our trees!

About 6 inches of heavy wet spring snow created all these marshmallows that will fall on our heads around Denver today.  Watch out! This picture was taken in Highlands Ranch…the south end of Denver y’all!

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Standard or Itemized in Highlands Ranch

In Highlands Ranch I know I am concerned about the income tax structure for next year and how it will affect/effect my with holding and FICA. And I am sure the folks in Denver and our suburbs have the same … Continue reading

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Finding Denver Homes Continues to be a Challenge

Denver’s supply of homes for sale in the metro area continues to be an issue with just 337 more listed for sale in the first 2 months of 2018 versus 2017 (8288 v 7951). The days on the market continues … Continue reading

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Your Refund Could be the Difference

As we make relations with lenders, and expand those we have had over the years in Denver, we find that there are new and innovative loan programs available for buyers of all types. Some are obvious like the VA zero … Continue reading

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Denver Has Fair Skies on Horizon

The new tax is certainly something all of us in Denver are concerned about…How does it effect me? I am not a tax consultant but there is a summary here and a link to more information from the National Association … Continue reading

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Historical Perspective

We bought our 2nd home in Denver (actually unincorporated Arapahoe County known as Englewood) in 1981 and we were so excited to have a 12% first loan and a 13% 2nd…life was good. Not as good as my first house … Continue reading

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The “Right” Agent and the “Right” Home

Most of my 32 years in the real estate business in Denver I have represented as many buyers as I do sellers each year. This allows me to give buyers insights into the neighborhoods they are considering as well as … Continue reading

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