In today’s market, it’s very common that most lenders use a combination of both auto and manual underwriting.
When a title scam happens, it’s not as if the scammer would start living in the home, but instead things like a fraudulent refinance can happen and the scammer can borrow money against your home without your knowledge.
In past posts, I’ve shared advice about the market and if it’s the right time to buy a home, as well as who is buying homes right now in the Denver metro area.
If your dream is to be a homeowner but you have student loans, read on for 10 hopeful tips about how to become a homeowner while dealing with student loan debt
Buying a home with a friend may work for those who are wrestling with the fast moving real estate market and the current value of Denver homes but still want to get started on their home purchasing desires.
If you’re between 40-59, you’re likely part of the “sandwich generation” which implies that you may be taking care of both your children and your parents. If you are trying to accommodate for both a young child and an elderly parent, consider their actual space in the home.
In fact, depending on the community, according to the National Recreation and Parks Association homes that have golf course views, or sit on a golf course, can have up to 15-30% higher property values compared to homes that do not.
For some buyers, in this current higher fixed rates marketplace in Denver, ARMs can be a good way to initially get into a home and then they opt to refinance near the end of the ARM term into a 30-year fixed loan at a lower rate than the ARM was.
Of all the lending companies here in Denver, I know all about the reputations and recommendations for lenders and underwriters and I can send you some great contacts.
Staying active and healthy allows people to enjoy their lives and work more. Many Colorado residents cite that their lives are overall happy ones and it shows so why wouldn’t you want to buy a home here?
If you’re in the market to buy or sell real estate in Denver, I don’t recommend pausing your home ownership dreams just for a rate hike that may or may not come to fruition.
Before a home seller is under contract, I’m here to answer some best practices once we are active on the market here in Denver.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), which is the regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, announced that they are rescinding the new LLPA fees
In Denver, when any of my clients have their homes go under contract I have a tried and true working list of things that need to happen to have a successful closing.
The release of the new LLPA structure had been delayed but it is official as of May 1st across the country, including here in Colorado.
Many view a primary residence as just a home, not an investment, however real estate appreciates over time. Buying a home is the most financially significant thing we do in life and because of that we want to make sure we’re spending our money wisely.
Especially with the growing population in Colorado, water concerns and conservation in Colorado and especially the Front Range are top of mind for Colorado homeowners. What are entities like Denver Water and others doing to address water needs?
As we prepare to present your home to the public marketplace, the condition of it is king as it greatly influences the selling price.
I’m so blessed in my profession as I get to help people find their dream homes and meet amazing people in the process. I love helping my clients to find any home they’re looking for, but as I’ve mentioned it before, I specialize in golf course properties. I am an avid golfer myself so that’s part of my passion, but …
This client success story focuses on a client who was referred to me after relocating to Colorado. This success story is even more delightful when a Realtor colleague in another state refers me to a previous client relocating from out of state to the Denver area.