My daughter Dawn and I are Littleton Realtors and we love our business. For sure, part of it is selling homes throughout the south Denver suburbs. Because, we do operate a real estate business. But, our real passion is developing long-term relations with our clients. They really do become our dear friends.
(Here’s what my lender, Jimmy Kinley, says about the spike in home loan interest rates- Dennis) Denver mortgage interest rates rose 5/8% in just the previous 14 days. At that rate, interest rates for 30 year fixed, conventional mortgages could reach 4% soon. But, that’s not my prediction. Instead, here’s my thinking.
Why do we do this? Why do we sell homes. After all, Realtors hardly rank in the most appreciated professions. Doctors, nurses and the military are generally the most appreciated professionals. Realtors rank somewhere as low as used car salespeople. But, every once in a while, we are incredibly gratified to have a grateful client. […]
Statistics in real estate can show when a good opportunity exists for either a buyer or seller. I am, not very good at statistics but my friend Sean Willcox has been working on this article and it really shows what is happening in our Denver real estate market. Sean is a Broker Associate here in […]
Sometimes, Buyers and Sellers get confused about how the Federal Reserve Board does and does not effect Denver mortgage interest rates. So, we went to our best mortgage lender expert to explain the connection. Surprisingly, a different index provides a better way to track the direction of mortgage rates.
Relationships, Relationships and more Relationships. That’s what the real estate business is really about. I know they teach “Location, Location, Location” in the real estate schools. But, my business is a people business and it always has been.
(Here’s my favorite lender’s forecast for the 2019 Denver Mortgage rates. – Dennis Martin, Coldwell Banker Residential Realty) By Jimmy Kinley What in the world could 2019 have in store for Denver home loans??? If you listen to the media or read the news feeds online, you might think that buying a home is a […]
(Denver mortgage lender Jimmy Kinley tells it like it is about how our recent Denver real estate boom is slowing. – Dennis Martin) The Denver real estate boom appears to be transitioning. Home sales are just a little slower. And, buyers can choose from just a few more homes on the market. One thing I […]
Sterling Ranch, a residential community of all new homes in Littleton, has hit a milestone. It just welcomed its 100th family to this brand-new community. This new home project has been slow in coming. But, it’s arrived now in full force. Eventually, Sterling Ranch will accommodate 33,000 residents in 12,000 brand-new homes. The master plan […]
(Here’s my favorite mortgage lender Jimmy Kinley, writing about the 2018 Denver real estate market – Dennis Martin, Coldwell Banker Real Estate.) As we reflect on another crazy 2017 real estate market in Colorado, I find myself scrubbing thru data with wide eyes surprised by things that I thought I already knew. For example, many […]