RECENT BLOG POSTS
Recent CRS National meetings just concluded and I missed out! The Council of Residential Specialists has been such a big part of my professional as well as personal life. Due to family obligations, I have had to miss out on so much the past few years. The best thing I ever did for my real esta...
Colorado's Newest Attraction - Staunton State Park After nearly 30 years of hard work and negotiations, Staunton State Park opened to the public earlier this year. My husband and I visited during its opening week and took a short hike to Davis Ponds and back. This short excursion simply wetted o...
Never hesitate to ask for business! Recently I was out showing homes with my client in a Littleton neighborhood. As I was opening the door, I noticed another car pull up and park across the street which made be believe there was another showing scheduled at the same time. I proceeded to show the...
In the Denver market, the average sales price per square foot is $184.69, an increase of $40 over the same time two years ago. This is also an increase of $25 per square foot since January, 2013. As I mentioned in an earlier blog, we are still in a seller's market due to inventory.
Denver's real estate market remains strong! Days on market are just over 6 weeks making it still a strong Seller's market. 44.2% of the homes available were placed under contract in October....closed sales equaled 47.5% of the available inventory. The October average sales price for a detached ...
The proposed Colorado school tax was proundedly defeated in Tuesday's election as 66% of voters said "No!" This effort to reform school finance in 20 years would have reset state and local school shares based on factors such as median income. For more information on Amendment 66, see Amendment 6...
Are you aware of FHA's Fix and Flip Rules when either working with a seller or buyer of the property? When working with a seller, "91" is a magic number and "100%" is important to a buyer. Contact a trusted mortgage lender to get full details!
Working with a buyer who has just gone under contract on a fix and flip....discovered that seller hasn't owned it for 90+ days so special rules apply. Are you aware of FHA's fix and flip rules?
The extra hour provided much needed productive time to me this morning. The sixty minutes of quiet time allowed me to catch up on my email, plan out my day and evaluate my real estate calendar for my upcoming week. Added a cup of hot coffee and my day started out beautifully! Have a great Sunday!
Fall Colors are fading as colder weather comes to Colorado. Living in Colorado, I have become used to three very short seasons - Spring, Summer and Fall - and a rather long Winter. So, when the trees start to turn to lovely shades of red, orange and gold, I grab my camera to try to capture the...