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Why Zillow Can’t Value Your Home

  • By Webmaster
  • August 8, 2016
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Zillow and other internet real estate sites get their information from proprietary sites such as Metrolist (used by Realtors).  Their information is second-hand, partial information gleaned from other sites.   These sites are not able to take into account factors such as: being next to a noisy highway being in the … Continue Reading →


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A Sign that the Denver Market is Still Strong

  • By Webmaster
  • August 1, 2016
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We just listed a house and received two offers in less than 24 hours that were both above the asking price. Despite claims that Denver housing market growth is leveling off, the momentum we’ve seen suggests that it is still quite strong. On Thursday, July 28th, we added a new listing … Continue Reading →


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Fixer-Upper Fantasies: A Denver Square with Good Bones

  • By Paul
  • May 19, 2016
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The other day, I dropped by this home for sale near Federal Boulevard & 29th Avenue in the Highlands neighborhood of Denver. From the outside, the place appeared to be a little worn but in good shape. Curious to see if might be a good investment fixer-upper, I set up … Continue Reading →


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How Much Is Your House Worth?

  • By Paul
  • July 2, 2012
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A house is worth whatever a buyer will pay. Despite its simplicity, there’s a good measure of truth to this answer. But it’s a little more complicated than that, in part because what buyers will pay is influenced by what lenders will lend, and because sometimes it’s necessary to determine … Continue Reading →


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Should You Rent or Buy?

  • By Paul
  • June 15, 2012
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Whether to buy is a big question. Are you ready to make this investment? Will you be able to obtain the financing? Are there properties available in your price range in the neighborhoods you like? These are all questions that I can help to answer. How do you know whether … Continue Reading →


How to Choose a Contractor

  • By Paul
  • June 12, 2012
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Let’s say you want to do some home remodeling or repair or finally build that addition you’ve been planning for years. Who will you call to do the work? Finding an honest, reliable and conscientious contractor can be as challenging as finding a mechanic you can trust. Where to begin? … Continue Reading →


3 Steps to Sell Your Home Faster and for More Money

  • By Paul
  • June 8, 2012
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1) Price Your House Right Pricing your house right might sound easy, but it’s actually somewhat difficult. Sellers often think there is no harm in testing the waters with a higher price. You can always drop the price later, right? Wrong. At any given time in a given market, there … Continue Reading →