Buyer Tips

Jan. 20, 2022

Aurora's Options for Senior Living

There comes a time where you need to move into a home with everything on one level and no stairs.    At this point of life, maybe you no longer want to do the yard work, maintain the exterior of your home or shovel snow anymore.  Whatever the reasons ...

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Dec. 27, 2021

How did Luxury Homes Sell in Denver in November 2021?



A Luxury Home can be identified differently in cities across the country, but in Denver, my Luxury blog posts will report on detached single-family homes listed in the Denver metro area for over $1 million.   Some have mountain and/or city views, some properties back to a ...

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Nov. 23, 2021

Relocating to Denver Colorado - Choosing your REALTOR

Moving from one state to another can be very stressful, but the REALTOR you choose can make all the difference! 


If you know the area, great, but if you don't, we need to explore areas so you get a lay of the land.   Know where the ...

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Nov. 20, 2021

NOW is the Best Time to Buy!

Ready to go House Shopping?

The market slows down considerably between Thanksgiving and New Year's, as not many want to disrupt their families around the Holidays.    I get it, it is difficult with kiddos and not putting up a tree, or barely decorating and then have to remove ...

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Oct. 18, 2021

Why Did that Home come back on the Market?


Right now in Denver over the last 7 days, we have seen 6% of the current active listings return to the market.    Good Question!


1.   Buyer never delivered earnest money.

2.   Buyer's earnest money check bounced.   (That is usually a sign ...

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Aug. 18, 2021

Does the Seller Professionally Clean The Home after they Move Out?


I had two couples waiting for the 30-day rent-back to expire so they can move into their first homes!    One of the couples asked while at the inspection if the sellers were mandated to have the home professionally cleaned prior to their possession.   


USUALLY, if ...

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June 7, 2021

Are you Needing some Space for the Toys or Extra Cars - Home on Acreage

Many of my clients are now able to work from home, so is no longer an issue where they live.    Do you pay for storage for an RV, renovating cars or storing toys?

Many times you will find 1+ acreage with a home, and outbuildings or additional garages for ...

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June 5, 2021

Thinking of Relocating to Denver Colorado?


I obtained my CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designation around 19 years ago, and have completely enjoyed working with Buyers coming into Denver, and also those Sellers that SADLY are transferring out of Denver.     Each year I am blessed to have a few!


Over the years, I ...

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Posted in Buyer Tips, Relocation
June 4, 2021

Denver's Strong Seller's Market

Denver has been experiencing a very strong Seller's market for several months now, and it is very tough for Buyers.    If the home is priced at fair market value, Buyers are offering thousands over this price and making up the "appraisal gap".    This requires more cash on ...

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May 14, 2021

What does it Mean when Active, Pending and Closed Dates are all the Same?

The Denver metro real estate market is a bit frenzied right now, and we are seeing some interesting happenings.


My buyer sent me an email once they got notice of a new listing, and wanted to set a showing right away. After looking at the listing, I noticed all ...

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