Category Archives: Denver Real Estate

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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It’s not far, if you know the way to that Denver Home

Buying a Home in Denver is easier than most think  One of my greatest joys is to surprise & delight my clients by making the process easier, faster and less expensive than they thought it would be, and in Denver, … Continue reading

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Denver Home Sale by Surviving Spouse

While far from a specialty in Denver Home sales, working with estates and spouses grieving the loss of a lifetime mate, or even the children or personal representatives can be a very different “not taught in real estate school” experience. Continue reading

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Denver & US Mortgage Rate History

Folks in Denver all seem to be concerned about rates on mortgages going up. The why of that is pretty simple…a 1/4% increase on a 385,000 loan means $56 per month more in payment. That is only a few coffees … Continue reading

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