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By Thomas Recke, ACI
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Homebuyers are increasingly considering environmental hazards that may exist on or near a property as an important factor in their final purchasing decision. One example; Arapahoe County’s Lowry Landfill Superfund Site, 15 miles southeast of the City and County of Denver and two miles east of Aur...

By Jeff Kroll
(Metro Brokers/Colorado Dream Properties)
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What struck me as odd at that auction was when it was clear that there were at least 2 or 3 interested parties for a property, that some would back down if they were outbid by $1000 or even $500.  In some cases I could see where it would make sense if the margins were going to be slim anyway.  Bu...

By Jeff Kroll
(Metro Brokers/Colorado Dream Properties)
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So I bagged my first real estate auction today.  Witnessed about 90 properties go in about 2 hours.  Crazy stuff.  For the savvy investor, I would definitely be going to these.  You just cut to the chase and get it done in all of 3 minutes on average!  I had this home under contract 3 days ago fo...
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By Thomas Recke, ACI
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This question is for all the real estate professionals out there:  Does vehicle signage, brand affiliation, logos, etc. influence your decision of what home inspector you use?  The reason I ask is simple, as home inspectors we have to keep our name and brand ever-present through vehicle lettering...

By Thomas Recke, ACI
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With the somewhat tumultuous nature of the existing real estate market, a real estate professional needs to capitalize on everything in their tool belt to ensure a successful transaction.  How do you make that happen?  Some advice from the other side of the table; not the real estate professiona...

By Jude Sandvall: DreamHomes by Jude, 720-427-1021
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By Boyd FletcherThe Aurora SentinelAURORA | The folks at Zagat might not be doing reviews here anytime soon, but Aurora Public Schools cafeterias are among the top in the state.The Colorado Department of Education rated 46 district nutrition programs last year, with APS ranking third. On a scale ...

By Jude Sandvall: DreamHomes by Jude, 720-427-1021
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From the Aurora Sentinel, Colorado is like any other government, a massive bureaucracy slow to turn once momentum has begun. Still, the state has long shown a penchant for rising to the call and exhibiting a pluckiness indicative of life in the West.It is those attributes that have made it illega...

By Jude Sandvall: DreamHomes by Jude, 720-427-1021
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From the Aurora Sentinel, AURORA | The city's new stretch of light rail may be surrounded by high-rise apartments, pedestrian-friendly plazas and other mixed use developments, according to planning officials.At an initial public workshop session April 3 held at North Middle School, representative...

By Jude Sandvall: DreamHomes by Jude, 720-427-1021
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Southshore, a waterside community in southeast Aurora, has been named the "National Masterplanned Community of the Year," by the National Sales & Marketing Council of the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB). Developed by John Laing Homes and Village Homes, Southshore is the first Colorado...

By Jude Sandvall: DreamHomes by Jude, 720-427-1021
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The city of Aurora will be holding three workshops this year so they can hear what you want around the new lightrail stations as they are constructed.  The first public workshop will be held on Thursday, April 3, 6 - 8:30 p.m. at North Middle School 12095 Montview Boulevard Aurora, CO 80010.  Mor...

By Jude Sandvall: DreamHomes by Jude, 720-427-1021
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Resident input wanted for airport noise studyResidents are encouraged to provide public input into a study being conducted by Centennial Airport to evaluate possible ways to reduce noise. After a 60-day public comment period, the airport's study, referred to as a "Part 150 Study," will be present...

By Thomas Recke, ACI
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If your basement is musty, if there are black, green or purple blotches on or behind your walls and ceiling tile, or if there is any kind of growth thriving under your carpets or rugs, you are probably sharing your home with a colony of mold. This is a potential health danger for your family and...

By Thomas Recke, ACI
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                           Home Inspections Ensure You Know The House Inside And Out   The last thing a homebuyer wants to do is to dis­cover any issues in the home after moving in, and the last thing a home seller wants is for an issue to appear before the sale. That's why it's so important for...

By Bob Schenkenberger, Denver Real Estate
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Great Deals!!!  I've identified a small pocket of Denver area homes, that over the next few years are poised to become HUGE money makers.  The commercial development has been going strong for a couple years in the area, and the recent mortgage and housing fiasco, has caused the residential area t...

By Thomas Recke, ACI
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Radon Testing For Peace of Mind   By Thomas A. Recke You wouldn’t live in a uranium mine or on top of a radioactive waste dump yet many homes across North America and Colorado are more dangerous than any of these places.  And without a radon gas test you have no way of knowing if your client’s n...

By Wendy Bibeau, The Bibeau Group - Realtor - Denver Colorado Real
(Keller Williams Realty DTC)
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In a previous blog, we introduced you to a new development in southeast Aurora called Southshore.  The Parade of Homes took place at this location in 2007 from July 28 through September 3.More recently, Southshore was the recipient of the ‘Community of the Year' award by the Home Builders Associa...

By Wendy Bibeau, The Bibeau Group - Realtor - Denver Colorado Real
(Keller Williams Realty DTC)
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During the past 90 days (as of January 5, 2008): 7 homes sold in Greenfield (one more is currently Under Contract) Average sold price of $296,071 (ranged from $225,000 to $336,000) Days on Market: If you disregard one property that was on the market for 813 days, the average days on market for t...

By Wendy Bibeau, The Bibeau Group - Realtor - Denver Colorado Real
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For anyone interested in the real estate market in the Aurora, Colorado area, we just posted up-to-date real estate stats on our Greenfield Colorado Subdivision website.  The Greenfield neighborhood is located in between Smoky Hill Road and Arapahoe Road, just a few miles from the E470 and Smoky ...

By Ray Saenz, Homes for Sale in Laredo, TX - Texas, Realtor
(Exit Realty Laredo)
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Buying or Selling a home in Colorado? Many Colorado Real Estate Links to ReadI am sharing from all my Colorado blogs that I have done, just the information that I think that you will be interested to read when you are buying or selling Colorado Homes.If you have any questions, feel free to commen...

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