Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investment

Disclaimer: Many agents at Brokers Guild are well-versed in real estate investment and tax exchanges, but we are not accountants or lawyers. Always speak to your CPA and/or seek professional legal advice with your real estate investments and tax matters.  A Closer Look at Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investment Real estate allows owners theContinue reading “Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investment”

Tips on Finding a Good Tenant for Your Rental Property

Managing a rental property can be a challenging and risky business. Even if you hire a property manager, you must keep your books in order to protect your investment in case something goes wrong. Hiring the right professionals when needed, such as an accountant or an attorney who specializes in real estate, is a greatContinue reading “Tips on Finding a Good Tenant for Your Rental Property”

Spacious New Home in Wash Park

This contemporary Wash Park stunner has an expansive open floor plan with custom details throughout. With 4500 square feet of living space, you’ll find three en suite bedrooms upstairs and two additional bedrooms in the finished basement. The main floor has an elegant, modern dining room, chef’s kitchen with massive island, flowing to living roomContinue reading “Spacious New Home in Wash Park”

Can You Throw in a New Roof?

Recently I helped a client find a great house in a neighborhood she really liked. It had just come on the market and, sure enough, the listing agent was expecting multiple offers. After studying the comparable sales, we offered above asking price (by about 3%) — and won the contract! The inspection was pretty goodContinue reading “Can You Throw in a New Roof?”

Denver Inventory Up in Summer 2019

Buyers Have More Power in Denver Price appreciation has slowed in Denver, but it’s still not a buyers’ market. Prices actually took a dip in January and February year over year, for the first time in a long time. By March we saw prices increasing again. I’d venture to guess the government shutdown, or maybeContinue reading “Denver Inventory Up in Summer 2019”

National Real Estate Buying and Selling Trends

NAR has posted this interesting map which shows where people are buying real estate. It’s designed to give insight into buyer demographics and property characteristics for real estate markets in different areas of the country.  Colorado Springs was the top Metro area in the country for buyers, with over 11% of homes being sold within the last year.Continue reading “National Real Estate Buying and Selling Trends”

Best Camping in Colorado, According to Locals

This isn’t some glossy top ten list you’ll read in your airline magazine. This unofficial list has been culled from a neighborhood Facebook group of real Coloradans who know their mountains and own their gear. Without further ado, here’s the list: Lake Irwin Campground – near Crested Butte/Gunnison. Takes reservations. Trails, scenery, fishing, canoeing. 10,200 elevation.Continue reading “Best Camping in Colorado, According to Locals”

Gorgeous Remodeled Ranch House in Broadway Estates

Search current inventory of Centennial Houses for Sale in South Denver Metro Listing Details Lovely Ranch House in Sought-After Broadway Estates! 6644 S Clark Street, Centennial, CO, 80121Price: $520,000MLS number: 8249733Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3Square Footage: 2330 Call 720-514-9540 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing. Renovated to the Nines! Wonderful opportunity toContinue reading “Gorgeous Remodeled Ranch House in Broadway Estates”

Thoughts on Lakewood’s Strategic Growth Initiative

Earlier this year, the City of Lakewood voted to cap new housing construction. The housing restriction limits new construction to 1% of existing inventory each year, with exceptions for areas deemed “blighted.” The city council also must approve buildings of 40 units or more. Proponents said the cap would help the city “catch up” on infrastructure,Continue reading “Thoughts on Lakewood’s Strategic Growth Initiative”

Denver Real Estate Market Fall 2019

The city of Denver and surrounding suburbs are all performing well this year. Median home prices in Denver have doubled since 2012, but prices seem to be flattening out this year. And here’s a look at a few of the suburbs. Lakewood and Englewood are very close in median price, and Aurora is one ofContinue reading “Denver Real Estate Market Fall 2019”