It finally happened. I have been summoned to provide my civil duty and serve on a jury in the Denver suburb of Commerce City. Can you believe it. This Reunion Realtor has never had to take time off work to actually go into the Commerce City Courthouse for jury duty.
Realtors have lots of good stories about their business and the people they encounter. Sometimes stories are about home buyers or home sellers. Sometimes, they just about the real estate business or the current real estate market. Real estate agents can encounter the strangest situations.
What makes a Denver Realtor decide to become a bicycle addict? Maybe you heard the expression, “The Tipping Point”. What is it that motivates us as individuals to do anything? Is it a place, a person, a thing or some intangible mankind is seeking? Who knows? What I do know is at some point, I […]
When my family moved to Denver, we headed straight for Park Hill . The Park Hill Community in Denver is nationally known and acclaimed for many decades for many good reasons. It is now one of the most desired locations in the Denver Metro area. One thing that is distinct about the area is that of diversity. […]
You’ve seen television shows about it. You’ve flipped through magazines dedicated to it. You’ve heard horror stories about it. Here is the story of how my husband and I did it: The Dreaded Kitchen Renovation. We figured our home was so perfect in every way except for the horrible kitchen. We didn’t want to move […]
(Dennis Martin: Of course, you’d expect Realtors to not like working with For Sale By Owners. But, how about lenders? One of Denver’s top mortgage lenders has his own opinions about self-representation when buying or selling a home. Thanks, Jimmy!) By Jimmy Kinley I am going to totally divert from mortgages today and speak to […]
As an active Realtor in this booming Denver real estate market, I decided to take my own advice and list my own home for sale. Of course, my husband and I decided early on that I would naturally be our listing agent. I didn’t want to make the mistake most “For Sale By Owners” do […]
As a Realtor for too many years to count, I guess I have become jaded about some things. Lender fraud scams, con artists and some people who make an appointment to see a home for sale and just don’t even bother to show up. But, the one thing I love best about this crazy business […]
When it comes to finding… well just about anything, hands down, people turn to the Internet. Search engines have replaced any other source for finding information on any subject. It comes as no surprise that potential homebuyers are no different than the average consumer, and where there is a demand, there has sprung up a […]
The recent upswing in the Denver real estate market that I described on CNBC last week has me convinced that now is the time to invest in a Denver rental property. When I first thought about this a few months ago, I wondered if it was already too late. I think it probably is for […]
In the real estate world, there are all levels of designations that help determine the specialized knowledge of Real Estate agents. Some of the Realtor designations are geared to those who work especially with Buyers (ABR), or those who work specifically with Distress Sale properties (CPDE), or even those who are experts in internet and […]