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.

What a Difference 50 years Makes

As a 15 year old I flew into Stapleton International Airport in Denver and was met by what appeared to be a rickety Jeep CJ-5 and a fellow named Ed Link. Continue reading

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Denver – Can 0.5% Really Equal 5%?

It seems inevitable that rates will go up. How will that effect the Denver home prices? Continue reading

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Time May Be Running Out

During the Great Recession, some Denver homeowners elected to rent their home rather than sell it for less than it was worth. IRS tax code allows for a temporary rental of a principal residence without losing the exclusion of capital … Continue reading

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Denver Relocation: then and now

Relocation to Denver…how do I get there? Relocating to Denver in the 1950’s there was one main way to get here…the train. Back then the interstate highway system was still in Eisenhower’s dreams. Cross country car travel was much harder on 2 … Continue reading

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Denver Sale Isn’t Final Until It’s Funded

“Mortgage brokers”in Denver used to be far & few between, but they are making a comeback. They promise the moon and stars of lower interest rates and costs and yet cannot deliver. Denver s Professional Realtors always seem to have … Continue reading

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Denver topic “Gift” or Inheritance aka Basis or “IN SERVICE”

It happens a lot here in Denver. It is a shame when a child has to pay taxes on $250,000 because the good hearted nature of the parent was to give the property to the child before the parent’s death. Before … Continue reading

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In Denver…It’s the Principal of the Thing

If a person were to make an additional $100 payment each month applied to principal on a $175,000 mortgage, it would shorten the loan by five years six months. Continue reading

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A Cost to Consider

any homeowner knows, there will be occasional expenses for repairing toilets, faucets, windows and other things. Continue reading

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Dial Down Risk for Retirement

Buy the home you’d like to retire to today and use it as a rental property. Finance it with a 15 year loan so it will amortize quickly and possibly be paid for at retirement. Continue reading

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Down Payment: FOUND!

Denver’s cost of housing (so far this year prices have gone up between 11 & 16% Continue reading

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