10 steps to buying your home in denver


If you are thinking of buying a home, you may not know where to start! Here is a simple list of 10 steps that you will need to follow to purchase a great home in Denver.   1. Save Your...

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what you need to know about private mortgage insurance (PMI)


Whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts when it comes to buying a home. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase homes with...

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5 reasons to sell your house this summer


Here are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense.   1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of...

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how long does it take to save for a down payment?


Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on where you live, median income, median rents, and home prices all vary. So, we set out to find out how long it would take...

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homeowners: now is a good time to sell your house


  Every month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases their Seller Traffic Index as a part of their Realtors Confidence Index. In the latest release, NAR reported that homeowners have been reluctant to sell their houses. This is reflected when broken down by...

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demand for a pet-friendly home is on the rise


One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out that your listing is a pet-friendly home, you’ll attract these buyers, rather than alienating the 68% of American households that...

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3 things you need to know about the housing market right now


  The best way to show what’s really going on in today’s real estate market is to go straight to the data! We put together the following three graphs along with a quote from Chief Economists that have their finger...

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your tax refund is the key to homeownership


Americans can expect an estimated average tax refund of $3,143 according to the IRS. This is down slightly from the average refund of $3,436 last year. Tax refunds can be considered extra money to use toward larger goals. For anyone looking to buy...

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46 million millennials can definitely afford a mortgage


Many have written about the millennial generation and whether or not they, as a whole, believe in homeownership as part of attaining the American Dream.   Millennials have taken longer to obtain traditional milestones than the generations before them, such...

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what’s going on with bidding wars in 2019


Photo by from Pexels   Bidding wars are common and expected in a strong seller’s market. This makes sense! A seller’s market is defined as a market in which the inventory of homes for sale cannot satisfy the number of buyers who want to...

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