Month: December 2014

2015 New Year’s Resolutions : Aim high -> Big Goals!

2015 New Year’s Resolutions – Where To Start? Good morning everyone!  I trust you are having wonderful holidays. If you are reading this blog (or Facebook) you are probably like me, having trouble settling back into “real work” this week… Are you eagerly anticipating the new year?  Will 2015 be your best year yet? Are you …

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Vacation Reminders – Property Management

Vacation Reminders for Home Owners, Renters and Property Management Companies Fire Safety: Holiday lights should be unplugged while away. Christmas trees that quickly dehydrate and become that standing mass of dry pine needles could also become fuel for a fire. Remind your tenants they can compost the tree before Christmas vacation. Personally, I unplug all …

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First Time Home Buyers : 3% down, conventional mortgage!

First time home buyers! Actually only one of the co-borrowers needs be first time home buyers. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are both offering 3% down on a conventional mortgage effective immediately. (Until now, 3% could only get you an FHA loan… with higher loan closing costs.) This program has not been available since it was …

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Drone Real Estate Photography in Colorado

Drone Real Estate Photography  – It hits all three of my passions! I’m a Realtor. I serve the Front Range fairly extensively although mainly in the Boulder County and surrounding area. Thankfully, my job ties together a number of things that interest me. People, places, architecture, home improvement, landscape design and investment in my future. …

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Boulder CO real estate Buyers – Who are your neighbors?

What goes through a Boulder CO real estate buyers mind? I have great neighbors.  They come for dinner or drinks, they help with car and landscaping issues and are happy to lend an ear, a tool or a kind word at a moments notice.  I’m very grateful. Neighbors are an important consideration when buying and …

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1031 Exchange – Tips for dealing real estate!

Can you couple a 1031 Exchange with a fix n flip?  Six or eight years ago it was common to see evidence of  “fix n flips” in the market place. Lending was easy so investors snapped up properties, remodeled the heck out of them or just gave them a quick face lift and lickity-split, they …

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Boulder CO real estate sales and median income rise

Boulder CO real estate sales rise Oh Boulder, let me count the ways I love you! Once again Boulder CO makes it to a noteworthy list of places nationwide. This time, per the data analyzed by Redfin, Boulder CO finds itself on a list of the 5 top places in the U.S that saw both …

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Colorado landlord… What’s in your lease?

Colorado landlord beware The next time a tenant calls and asks if they can paint a room in your property, think twice. Yes, the room needs painting and yes, it seems like they might be doing you a favor – free labor and they pay for the paint too, but  are they really doing you …

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