Why Not Retire in Denver?

Why Not Retire in Denver? Colorado is the third fastest-aging state in the country, and more and more people are heading toward retirement in the Mile High City. And no wonder: The Denver area has lots to offer: a good job market, stable economy, diverse housing options, a sunny, dry climate, and countless community and outdoorContinue reading “Why Not Retire in Denver?”

Best Time to Sell a House in Denver 2018

Real Estate Price Trends in Denver CO Circumstances often dictate when we need to move, and there are ways to position your listing so it gets the best price in any market. With careful analysis and with good advice, you can make a good real estate move in any season. (Scroll down to see whatContinue reading “Best Time to Sell a House in Denver 2018”

Chefs for Seniors in Denver CO

As an SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist) I meet lots of people who service the senior industry in Denver CO. I recently had the opportunity to meet one-on-one with Denise Huff, a franchise owner of Chefs for Seniors. Chefs for Seniors matches you with a personal chef in your area, who will prepare customized, nutritiousContinue reading “Chefs for Seniors in Denver CO”

How to Make Money with a Short-Term Rental

Thinking of investing in real estate? Let’s talk!  The most popular short-term rental platform is Airbnb, so in this article I’ll use “Airbnb” and “short-term rental” interchangeably. Other popular platforms include VRBO and HomeAway. And here are a few alternatives, some with different focuses.  Want to be an Airbnb Host? You can make a lot of money!Continue reading “How to Make Money with a Short-Term Rental”

Is There a Denver Real Estate Market Slowdown?

Historical trends show that real estate markets are cyclical. Since Denver real estate prices have been going up steadily for the past eight years, is it time for a downturn? Is there a real estate market shift headed our way? Lately we’ve noticed that properties are staying on the market longer and there are moreContinue reading “Is There a Denver Real Estate Market Slowdown?”

Should I Buy Real Estate in a Sellers Market?

If you’re looking to buy a house in Denver, you’ve probably heard that the market is tough. With short inventory and prices on the up and up, the Denver real estate market has been favorable to sellers for eight years now. The big question for would-be buyers is, will Denver real estate prices continue to rise?Continue reading “Should I Buy Real Estate in a Sellers Market?”

Home Insurance Tips in Colorado

What You Need to Know Insurance isn’t the most exciting topic but when you need it, you are glad you have it.  This week I had the chance to interview Lisa Kerin-Welch, an agent and business growth director at Community & Family Insurance.    Here are some of the takeaways from our talk.  Most common claim inContinue reading “Home Insurance Tips in Colorado”

From the Mortgage Front

From the Mortgage Front Posted October 28, 2018 Looking for a home in Denver? Schedule a call now and let’s talk! Had coffee the other day with a lender friend, Turner Williams of AmeriFirst Financial. He gave me the lowdown on Denver’s real estate market from the loan officer perspective. Here are some of the takeaways.  Shifting Market, Rising RatesContinue reading “From the Mortgage Front”

Why First-Time Homebuyers Should Think Like Investors

It’s exciting to buy your first home! You’ll have a place to call your own, and ideally you’ll meet at least most of the criteria you set for your first abode. While bells and whistles are great, smart first-time homebuyers also keep in mind the big picture in order to maximize the wealth-building opportunity thatContinue reading “Why First-Time Homebuyers Should Think Like Investors”