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Comparative Market Analysis

When a  Denver Real Estate Agent tells you they will do a CMA they are talking about a Comparative Market Analysis and they are looking to find out how much your house is worth. They may be doing this for you before and during the sale of your property.  We also prepare CMAs for buyers to help decide how much to offer for a property. Basically we … [Read more...]

Craving Water in Denver?

View Water in Denver Neighborhoods in a larger map Yes, you are right. The only thing we don't have in Denver is an ocean. We do have a little water, usually surrounded by a park and a path used by pedestrians, runners, bikers, rollerbladers and then encircled by a neighborhood. So if you are looking to buy a house and you want to be near … [Read more...]

How to Increase Your Purchasing Power

To increase your purchasing power before your look for a house, check your credit Click here for Marlene Rose-Vigil's Website if you have more questions about your credit. The better your credit, the lower your interest rate, saving you money month after month and potentially increasing your position if you are … [Read more...]

March 2012 Home Sales | City and County of Denver

This first quarter has been a crazy busy quarter in the Denver Real Estate Market.  Showing have skyrocketed since the beginning of the year and just wait until you see some of these numbers! Total Single Family Homes Under Contract in the Metro Denver Area: March 2012:     4,328                                               March 2011:     … [Read more...]

Who’s your Back Up?

In Denver and Colorado a Seller can have more than one offer on their property, we call it a "Back up Offer".  Meaning that if the Buyer who is under contract backs out, the seller has another offer in position so the house does not go back on the market.  Seller and Sellers Agent does not have to tell Buyer #1 that there is a Buyer #2. Yesterday … [Read more...]

Want to negotiate a seller to death?

If you are thinking you want to negotiate a seller to death, make her/him bleed to death by nickel and dimming over every single tiny inspection item or maybe just keep kicking him/her in the teeth by asking for more off of the price of the house with every opportunity presented,  so you can get the deal of a lifetime? You better think again.  Not … [Read more...]

What if the Appraisal Comes Back too Low?

What if the appraisal comes back too low? It seems to be happening a lot over the past couple years in the Denver Metro Area. Real estate agents are doing CMA’s (comparative market analysis) from the Buyer’s point of view and from the Seller’s point of view when pricing the property and when making offers.  So what happens when the Buyer and … [Read more...]