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.

Shorter Term – More Savings

When counseling someone about that next Denver home it always seems to be the question: “How much can I afford?”.Only the most disciplined clients can stay in the 15 year mortgage range of price, but it can be so worth … Continue reading

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Denver: Be Home Energy Aware

When we first moved to Denver and bought that first house, I was thrilled to have aluminium dual paned windows. Today they would be the first thing torn out, yet there are people who can only afford that house. Extra … Continue reading

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Highlands Ranch – Home Safe Home

Years ago here in Highlands Ranch, we had our neighborhood watch program with the Douglas County Sheriff in place on our street and interdicted a planned kidnapping because a neighbor noticed something strange. The reason it was actually successful was … Continue reading

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PARENTS of small children in Denver! College Tuition!

Denver PARENTS of 1 to 5 year olds: If you have great credit and some down payment (equity in your house) why not buy a rental that will be mostly paid off in 15 years? And the rents or a 2nd … Continue reading

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Assumptions are an Alternative

The process of assuming a loan is similar to getting a mortgage. One has to substitute your credit and liability to the lender for the original borrower and they are released from future liability on the loan. Continue reading

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Family & Friends Mortgage in Denver

When you are faced with the idea of “helping your child” or a friend buy a home in Denver, or just a loan, make sure you have the right advice. At my website DenverRelocation.com under the drop down “Resources” you will find a plethora of folks who can help you. You can go there by clicking here. Feel free to share these fine folks with your friends too. Continue reading

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Down Payment Problem – Are You Sure?

Denver has quite a few lenders who are willing to help first time buyers with minimum down payment loans. Some do not charge a mortgage insurance premiums but have other methods of helping. As long as there is work history, … Continue reading

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Don’t Have a CLUE?

If that policy premium is too high you may not qualify for the mortgage on that home. And it is all related to the previous owner’s claim history. Continue reading

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Hidden Costs of Home Buying in Denver

One of the greatest joys of working in this business of real estate in Denver is helping someone buy that first house. The excitement is palpable and it is especially gratifying when everything goes according to plan: the lender gets … Continue reading

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Emergency Kit for the Car in Highlands Ranch

Last week I traveled from Highlands Ranch to the Mescalero Apache Indian Nation near Alamogordo and found myself in the middle of an emergency. They needed blankets and ropes which I had in my trunk. My lightweight jacket went too! … Continue reading

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