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Posted on 02/28/2021
How Conforming Loan Limit Increase Affects the Jumbo Market
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay If you bought a house that was over $484,350 prior to 2020, you had to get a jumbo loan, which is a non-conforming loan. The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) increased the limit on conforming loans to $510,400 in most areas. The FHFA also increased the loan limit to $765,600 in some...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
A Quick Guide to Bridge Loans
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay Understanding the type of loan you're getting matters, to protect your financial interests. You also need to know when to choose one type of loan over another. So, should you choose a bridge loan? When might that be the best choice for getting into the home of your dreams? Here's...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Is Your Residence Worth Less Than You Originally Paid for It?
Let's face it – determining how to price a home is rarely simple for a seller. In some instances, your home may be worth less than you originally paid for it. Ultimately, if you failed to maintain your house over the years, various home problems may crop up when you decide to list your residence. If these issues go...
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Posted on 02/10/2021
Video Tour - 209 Ryan Gulch Road #D, Frisco, CO 80443
Rare top floor end unit available in Trail Ridge condos, 1 common wall only 12 units in complex. 1 car huge oversized 331 sq ft (11'5' by 30' per owner) deeded garage and unassigned parking space included. storage locker, individual hot water heater and gas furnace in each unit. Large master suite with updated full bathroom. gas line for BBQ (included) on 6 foot wide west facing deck, full size washer and dryer included, beautiful hickory wood floors and carpet, optional gas stove in living room. maple kitchen cabinets compliment this wonderful hideaway in Silverthorne Frisco area for getaways or full time mountain living. Both short term...
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Posted on 02/10/2021
7373 W Jefferson Avenue #301, Lakewood, CO 80235 now has a new price of $85,000!
Top floor unit in professional medical building. ample parking, elevator, easy access. must be medical purpose for new buyer. HOA is approx $520 per month which covers all utilities and current rent is $590 per month. buyer to verify HOA, docs in supplements. unit includes powder room, waiting room and reception area, 3 treatment rooms with audiology booth included. storage and office...
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Posted on 02/10/2021
209 Ryan Gulch Road #D, Frisco, CO 80443 is now new to the market!
Rare top floor end unit available in Trail Ridge condos, 1 common wall only 12 units in complex. 1 car huge oversized 331 sq ft (11'5' by 30' per owner) deeded garage and unassigned parking space included. storage locker, individual hot water heater and gas furnace in each unit. Large master suite with updated full bathroom. gas line for BBQ (included) on 6 foot wide west facing deck, full size washer and dryer included, beautiful hickory wood floors and carpet, optional gas stove in living room. maple kitchen cabinets compliment this wonderful hideaway in Silverthorne Frisco area for getaways or full time mountain living. Both short term...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Can You Find Your Dream House in a Single Day?
The amount of time it takes to find the perfect residence varies from buyer to buyer. In some instances, a buyer may fall in love with the first residence that he or she views in person. Or, in other cases, a buyer may need to attend several home showings and open house events before he or she finds the...
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Posted on 02/02/2021
Video Tour - 116 Creek Lane, Silverthorne, CO 80498
Beautiful mountain views from this rare end unit 2 bed, 3 bath town home in Blue River Run. Only 4 units in this building. seperate gas boiler for each unit. Cul de sac location, newer carpet and paint, 2 car attached garage enter right into the unit, parking for 4 cars total, 3 decks, large master bedroom with full bath and dual sinks, fully equipped kitchen, new washer and dryer, fully furnished. Basic cable TV, water, sewer, trash, snow removal and exterior maintenance including roof included in HOA dues. Tenant occupied until April 30th 2021. community Barbeque area, bike path and trails run through the complex. Nice cul de sac location...
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Posted on 02/02/2021
116 Creek Lane, Silverthorne, CO 80498 is now new to the market!
Beautiful mountain views from this rare end unit 2 bed, 3 bath town home in Blue River Run. Only 4 units in this building. seperate gas boiler for each unit. Cul de sac location, newer carpet and paint, 2 car attached garage enter right into the unit, parking for 4 cars total, 3 decks, large master bedroom with full bath and dual sinks, fully equipped kitchen, new washer and dryer, fully furnished. Basic cable TV, water, sewer, trash, snow removal and exterior maintenance including roof included in HOA dues. Tenant occupied until April 30th 2021. community Barbeque area, bike path and trails run through the complex. Nice cul de sac location...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Will Your Home Selling Plan Work?
Selling a home may prove to be an uphill climb. Fortunately, if you craft a home selling strategy, you can eliminate guesswork throughout the property selling cycle. A home selling plan is a must-have, and perhaps it is easy to understand why. This strategy enables you to prepare for potential hurdles you may encounter as you promote your residence...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
How to Cultivate Succulents Indoors
Image by Milada Vigerova from Pixabay Caring for indoor succulents is not as intimidating as it may seem. Even though growing them can be a challenge, there are lots of care tips that could make things easier. Succulents are not the ideal plants to grow indoors but that should not stop you from growing them. With the right...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
3 Home Improvement Products to Make Your Daily Cleaning Easier
Photo by New Africa via Shutterstock As a homeowner you know there is a lot of upkeep that goes into maintaining a nice home. From weekly cleaning to monthly home maintenance, you put in time, money and effort to give yourself the home life experience you desire. The best living environment to come home to is one that...
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