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By Lori Hinsberg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Loan considerations for a first time buyer Lending guidelines are changing on a daily basis for every type of loan: conventional, FHA, VA & commercial.  Nevertheless, there are still very attractive first-time home buyer options available.   If you are or will be a first-time buyer, it is critica...

By Lori Hinsberg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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How can you improve your FICO score? To improve one's credit score, it's critical to understand the factors influencing a credit score.  The factors that contribute to a FICO score and the weighted percentages for each are as follows: 35% - timeliness of payments 30% - the ratio of used debt to a...

By Lori Hinsberg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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What is a FICO score? FICO stands for Fair Isaac Corporation, a company that created the most used credit scoring model in the United States.  An individual's credit score is calculated through a statistical algorithm and is used as a factor in determining the likelihood of a borrower defaulting ...

By Lori Hinsberg
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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There are some signs of strengthening in our Denver market.  The metro area's inventory of available resale housing decreased 20% to 23,120 units in October from October 2007.  Some of this reduced inventory is attributed to homeowners taking their properties off the market in frustration because...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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Weatherstone Highlands Ranch Colorado Real Estate  Market Report Nov 08 In November no homes sold in Weatherstone in Highlands Ranch. Two homes are currently under contract. These homes were priced at $500,000 and $924,900. Only Residential homes are included in this report. Currently there are t...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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The Highwoods Highlands Ranch Colorado Real Estate  In November no homes sold in the Highwoods Luxury Homes community in Highlands Ranch.Currently there are no homes under contract. This Market Report is for RESIDENTIAL homes only. The number of homes sold (per month) within the last year in the ...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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Highlands Ranch CO Real Estate Report - Q3/08 ~ $700,000 to 1 million This report is for residential homes in Highlands Ranch CO that sold in price range from $700,000 to one million. In the third quarter of 2008 you can see a decline in price per square foot. A few of the homes were bank owned h...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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Highlands Ranch CO Luxury Homes and Real Estate Market Report Oct 2008 In October 2008 no luxury homes (homes over one million dollars) sold in Highlands Ranch CO. Four homes are currently under contract - all in the Backcountry community and under construction. The average price per square foot ...

By Randy Russo
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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The talk around the water cooler these days is all about LOANS. Who can get them? At what price? What if I already have a few loans, do I still qualify?  A year or two ago the question was at what price do I get a loan (those were the days!).  Today it is "am I still in the game?"        Here's t...

By Randy Russo
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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A lot of clients ask me how to figure out what market rents are in a neighborhood. This is a critical input into the calculations an investor needs to make in order to determine what their return on investment will be on a rental property. So you don't want to screw this up! Unfortunately, this ...

By Randy Russo
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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A LOT of agents don't advise their clients to get sewer scopes when they purchase a property. This is a major mistake.  A broken sewer can cost between $3,000 - $10,000 dollars to repair and it only costs $99 ($99Rooter - others are more expensive) to have a tech put a camera down the sewer pipe...

By Randy Russo
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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As investors we face a number of very real and very scary challenges. Making sense of this market is no mean feat and one has to be very careful with his or her investment. However, we usually think about danger as financial. Unfortunately, on rare occasion it can be even worse than that. The ma...

By Randy Russo
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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A lot of investors ask what an egress window is and when one is needed. Technically, it's a window for a room below grade that a municipality has deemed large enough to be safe for exit in case of emergency.   While there are some variations, the window needs to be large enough that a firefighter...

By Randy Russo
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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  The average home price in Metro Denver increased +2% in the full year 2005 to the full year 2006. Comparing 2006 to 2007, the average home price across the metro dropped 3%, to $303,000. The average price in the first three quarters of 2008 was $272,000 vs. similar period of 2007 was $308,000:...

By Randy Russo
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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  If you have not heard already, the inventory of home on the market in Denver has been declining. This is not true in many regions of the county. Your clients, who often only see national headlines, might not be aware of this favorable news. Our market has some unusual factors at work. Let's ex...

By Randy Russo
(Your Castle Real Estate)
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Investor often ask me what types of real estate investments are available on the market.  Here's what we tell them. This is the first of several postings on the topic. Please offer comments - positive or negative! Assignments.  If you don't have much equity to work with, and/or if your credit pow...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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Highlands Ranch CO Events Arts and Crafts Event in Highlands Ranch Applewood Arts and Crafts is in Highlands Ranch CO this coming weekend. This is the 31st annual arts and crafts show by Applewood Arts. Very popular,  with over 100 vendors, something for everyone! This fine arts and crafts event ...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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Highlands Ranch CO Events Jewelry and Accessories Event in Highlands Ranch Come shop for special, beautiful jewelry and accessories this coming Saturday in Highlands Ranch CO. The FREE event is put together by Highlands Ranch Community Association (HRCA) and is held at Eastridge Recreation Center...

By Brian Burke, Broker & Advising Expert-Denver Luxury Real Estate
(Kenna Real Estate)
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Home Sales in Weatherstone Highlands Ranch CO - Oct 08 In October, no homes were sold in Weatherstone in Highlands Ranch and one home is currently under contract at this time.  Below are the monthly stats for number of homes sold within the last year in Weatherstone. Currently six homes are for s...

By Steve Scheer, Highlands Ranch Real Estate - Denver Real Estate
(Realty Oasis - Metro Brokers)
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I originally posted this 2 weeks ago on my other Denver real estate blog, but since this weekend was again picture perfect and involved shorts, snow peaked mountains in the distance, near 80 degree temps, beautiful fall colors and soccer, I thought I would share here as well. - Steve   Just a qui...

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