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By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
(The Berkshire Group)
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I just wanted to wish everyone a very Happy Easter! Recently I ran across an article on how to make unusual easter eggs by using men's old, colorful silk ties. Goodwill and other thrift shops are a wonderful resource to finding old ties rather than raiding your husband's collection - although, th...

By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
(The Berkshire Group)
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We are getting down to the wire to present our personal action plan for the Transit Alliance 2009 Citizen's Academy. My partner in this endeavor, Mike Henderson, who also works for Your Castle Real Estate, and I met today with a computer guru to work out the details of our plan and the specific i...

By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
(The Berkshire Group)
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I blogged this past week about how excited I was to have been chosen to be a part of the 2009 Transit Alliance Citizens Academy and the opportunity to really become an advocate for rapid transit and expanded light rail.  Then a couple of days ago, it hit me like a brick....it had been years since...

By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
(The Berkshire Group)
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By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
(The Berkshire Group)
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By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
(The Berkshire Group)
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 We have been experiencing such beautiful weather here in Colorado. I captured the sunrise a couple of days ago. Tomorrow is supposed to bring a change....so enjoy today!  Get outside, take a walk, or head to the mountains!  I hope we have many more sunrises like this. Please share your photos as...

By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
(The Berkshire Group)
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I just received my weekly edition of the Denver Business Journal. It was of special interest due to the special section, "Real Estate Quarterly" and the fact that my managing broker, Lon Welsh, was featured in an article about real estate in the Denver Metro area.  There is a two page spread abou...

By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
(The Berkshire Group)
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2009 Denver Metro Area Economic Forecast   On Tuesday, January 27, 2009, I had the opportunity to attend an economic forecast session sponsored by the Jefferson County Association of Realtors. Ted Jones, Senior VP and chief economist at Stewart Title and Patty Silverstein, President, Development ...

By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
(The Berkshire Group)
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Two nights ago, we experienced a power outage in Lakewood - O'kane Park area - for about an hour. Does anyone know what happened?  We haven't seen or heard anything. Sure glad we had some candles and matches.  The experience reminded me of camping unprepared...scrambling for matches and candles.....

By Laura Lomba-Berg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investing in Real Estate 8 - Condo Conversions This blog will discuss a type of real estate investment, fix and flips, in the Palamino Park area in Denver.   What this investment is:  A synthesis of the fix and flip and rental operations - purchasing an apartment building in a neighborhood domina...

By Laura Lomba-Berg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investing in Real Estate 7 - Fix and Flips This blog will discuss a type of real estate investment, fix and flips, in the Palamino Park area in Denver.   What this investment is:  Purchasing a home that needs work.  The scope can range from the basic "paint and carpet" to extensive overhauls to s...

By Laura Lomba-Berg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investing in Real Estate 6 - Lease Options This blog will discuss a type of real estate investment, lease options, in the Palamino Park area in Denver.                        What this investment is:  A lease option (L/O) is Acquiring control of a property (though not necessarily ownership), then...

By Laura Lomba-Berg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investing in Real Estate 5 - Large (5+ unit) Apartment Building This blog will discuss a type of real estate investment, large apartment buildings, in the Palamino Park area in Denver.   What this investment is:  Still targeting tenants for 6-12 months at a time, buildings with more than five uni...

By Laura Lomba-Berg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investing in Real Estate 4 - Small (2-4 units) Apartment Building This blog will discuss a type of real estate investment, small apartment buildings, in the Palamino Park area in Denver.   What this investment is:  Purchase of duplex, triplex or quadplex to be rented to tenants, usually for 6-12 ...

By Laura Lomba-Berg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investing in Real Estate 3 - Rental Condo or Rental Home This blog will discuss a type of real estate investment, rental condos or rental homes, in the Palamino Park area in Denver.   What this investment is:  Purchase of a residential property to be rented out to tenants, usually on a 6-12 month...

By Laura Lomba-Berg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investing in Real Estate 2 - Assignments This blog will discuss a type of real estate investment, assignments, in the Palamino Park area in Denver.   What this investment is:  An investor who is interested in Assignments gets a property under contract for an attractive price then assigns the cont...

By Laura Lomba-Berg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Note these positive market trends this year:-          number of active listings steadily declining-          average list price pretty stable (finally!)-          U/C up dramatically-          Number of sales / month up (partially seasonality)-          DOM dropping-          Stability in averag...

By Laura Lomba-Berg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Colorado Mortgage Broker Licensing In response to the troubled national real estate market and Colorado's high volume of home foreclosures, efforts have increased to make higher caliber professionals involved in real estate. Licensing, rules and regulations have become more stringent for agents, ...

By Matthew Bailey
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investing in Real Estate 9 – Scrapes, Pops and New ConstructionThis blog will discuss a type of real estate investment, scrapes, pops and new construction, in the Green Mountain area. What this investment is:  Purchasing a small home in an expensive neighborhood that may or may not need work.  Th...

By Matthew Bailey
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investing in Real Estate 8 – Condo ConversionsThis blog will discuss a type of real estate investment, fix and flips, in the Green Mountain neighborhoods.What this investment is:  A synthesis of the fix and flip and rental operations - purchasing an apartment building in a neighborhood dominated ...

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