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Category Archives: Foreclosures

5 Things Home Buyers Do That Turn Sellers Off (and Kill Deals)

A Home in your Future

Tweet On today’s market, every savvy seller wants to know what turns buyers off, so they can get their homes sold as quickly as possible, for as much as possible.  But buyers, take note – there is a minefield of seller turn-offs you can trigger that hold the potential to keep you from getting …

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Bidding on Foreclosed Properties

Tweet     Everyone has thought of or at least heard of this avenue as an excellent way to purchase property, but not many of us have actually found out about the process let alone go to the effort of investigating the procedure.  Since I had a client who was interested in bidding on …

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Shadow Inventory and the Denver Market 2012

Tweet Shadow Inventory and the Denver Market  My clients see a lot of negative stories in the media about Shadow Inventory and the large number of bank owned homes that still need to be liquidated.  This leads to concerns real estate prices could fall further.  While this is true for many large cities in the …

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Westminster, CO Short Sales and REO’s

Tweet The Westminster CO Real Estate market for the past 4 – 5 years has had it’s share of distressed sales of REO’s and Shortsales.  The percentage of sold Shortsales and REO’s in the Metro Denver market has consistently been in the 35% – 45% range as our market has suffered through an unprecedented downturn. While the …

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Foreclosure Level at 40-Month Year Low!

Tweet Foreclosure Activity in Colorado 10th in the Nation! Foreclosure activity in the U.S. has fallen to its lowest level in 40 months, according to RealtyTrac.  The company’s foreclosure market report for April shows that filings – including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions — were reported on 219,258 properties last month.  That …

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Cut Costs and Save Cash

Tweet Every six months or so I go through all my bills to see if there is a way to cut costs from my reoccurring expences.  Sometimes  I am amazed at how much they will help you to get the best promotional price they have for the trial 6 month period. This seems to …

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Dever Forclosure Sale May 2010

Tweet After attending the Weld County foreclosure sales earlier this Spring, I went to Denver where I thought there would be more action. They have a few different rules but the bid process is similar making bidding faster as the increases after the 1st 2 bbids are in $500 increments. The list of what …

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Colorado foreclosures rise – The Denver Post

Tweet The Colorado foreclosure market seems to have finally started leveling off.  We still have a large number of foreclosure properties selling compared to just a regular sale.  Some homeowners are taking advantage of assistance in working out a plan with their lender thereby avoiding a foreclosure.  Sellers still have to compete with the foreclosures …

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