Category Archives: Denver Real Estate

Denver Rentals are IDEAL

Think about it…until the very recent past the best return you have seen on most any investment has been about 3-4% while real estate in Denver has appreciated at about 10% per year for the last 6 years. On top … Continue reading

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Save the Cost of Mortgage Insurance

This 80-10-10 loan has long been a favorite of mine in Denver, as is the adjustable rate loan that is fixed for the first 7 years. Most of the time folks can either payoff the 10% second mortgage with an … Continue reading

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Important Estate Documents

While I am not an attorney, quite a bit of my recent Denver work has been helping folks get interests in the right place for the right time. As an example a gentleman owned a piece of land and wanted … Continue reading

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Tax Benefits of Denver Home Ownership

One of the greatest benefits of owning a home in Denver is being able to get the tax break of deducting the interest on a home mortgage. In addition even the property taxes are deductible. U.S. taxpayers have enjoyed specific … Continue reading

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Not Available for All Buyers in Denver

For years lenders in Denver have done a “loss leader” advert and were chastised in the Dodd Frank act for predatory lending. In this new atmosphere you need to be aware that they might advertise a rate that you can … Continue reading

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Six Reasons to Consider Rental Homes

Always a good investment, Denver’s rental market has paid for many a child’s college education. When buying a Denver area rental for the child early in their life the equity position by their 18th birthday can be substantial, allowing Mom or Dad to utilize that or the monthly income to subsidize the tuition payments. Continue reading

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OK Denver…What Would You Give?

It was not in Denver, but I got to watch Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle and Roger Marris play in Yankee Stadium in the 1960’s with my dad. He let me eat everything I wanted and when Marris hit his 60th … Continue reading

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Denver Loans from Relatives for real estate

Even if the borrower makes the payments, they are not entitled to an interest deduction unless three criteria are met: Continue reading

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Proof of Purchase – Your Highlands Ranch Home Burns

Back in the day when I was the Highlands Ranch area coordinator for neighborhood watch with Douglas County Sheriff (I think I stopped when Highlands Ranch got to 10,000 homes), this was one of the biggest issues for people recovering … Continue reading

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Denver Boomers Are Staying In-Place

There is one new trend I am seeing and that is folks chasing the grandchildren. What I mean is grand parents want to be near the children and so they move to where they live. Continue reading

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