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April 23, 2022

Hiking Safety Tips

Hiking Safety Tips


Thinking about getting out into the great outdoors with friends and family in the near future? If you're not an experienced outdoor enthusiast (yet), here are a few quick hiking safety tips to keep in mind:

Do not drink water from ponds or streams unless you have treated ...

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March 28, 2022

The Cost Of Waiting To Buy a Home

Waiting To Purchase a Home Could Cost You BIG! 

Over the past few years the Denver Metro Area has experienced a HUGE housing boom leading to very low inventory and record home prices. Low interest rates and strong consumer confidence has driven the market and made home ownership almost ...

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March 24, 2022

Thinking of Buying a Home

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Consider Your Down Payment

Almost all home buyers will have to come up with a significant down payment, typically 20% in today's market, in order to qualify for a traditional mortgage.

A down payment can come from many places: savings, investments such as stocks and bonds, gifts from relatives ...

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March 1, 2022

Things to Consider When Selling Your Home

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Getting Familiar with Market Activity

If you're considering selling your home, one of the things you may want to do is stay up-to-date on real estate sales in your local market. The more you know about what kind of homes are selling, the better feel you'll get for ...

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Dec. 27, 2021

New 2022 Conforming Loan Limits for Colorado

New Colorado Conforming Loan Limits for 2022

Help is on the way...

The metro Denver real estate market continues to be very strong with home prices soaring to all time levels. To keep up with the market, the conforming loan limits have been adjusted for 2022.

2022 New Conforming Loan Limit For Colorado

One-Unit Property 

All Counties (includes Larimer ...

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Nov. 20, 2021

Deciding To Buy Now or Wait...

Should I Wait Or Should I Buy Now? 

That is the question many of today's buyers are wrestling with. Soarning prices, inflation and steep competition have some buyers feeling hopeless. Many have given up on purchaseing a home. By waiting to purchase your home you risk prices and ...

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Aug. 31, 2021

Finding The Right Neighborhood Home For You

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When you think about your dream home, are you seeing the house, or the neighborhood it's in? It's easy to get caught up in bedroom and bathroom counts when you're shopping for a new home, but the biggest choice you're going to make in the ...

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July 29, 2021

4 Inside Tips to Make the Most of Opens Houses

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4 Insider Tips to Make the Most of Open Houses 

Have you visited any open houses in the neighborhoods you're interested in? Make sure you're maximizing your weekend trips with these four must dos.

1.   Open everything.
From doors to cabinet drawers, it's the only way ...

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April 8, 2021

Benefits of Switching to a 15 Year Mortgage

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Imagine owning your home outright in 15 years! 

If you've been in your home for five years, and if current interest rates are one percentage point less than your existing mortgage rate, now might be the time to consider a refi.

Refinancing can save you tens of thousands ...

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Feb. 2, 2021

Things NOT To Do When Applying For A Home Loan

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You’re shopping for houses and you’ve got your mortgage pre-qualification lined up. Great!

Keep in mind that there a few things you should NOT do:

  • Don’t make a major purchase. This will change your credit score and can possibly disqualify you from a mortgage.
  • Don’t change jobs unless it’s absolutely ...
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