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First-time Buyer

Tweet Lowry has been a great place for buyers that want brand new construction in Denver that’s not too far from downtown and an easy commute to I-70.   Newer single-family homes in Lowry have traditionally had price tags starting in the high $300’s up into the million and a half mark.   Berkeley Homes […]

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Roof Basics for Homeowners

by Vali Hooker on April 28, 2011

in Denver Home Buyers

Tweet       This is a roofing maintenance checklist homeowners can use to assess the health of their roof. As for repairs, it is always recommended that a licensed, professional roofer is used. You may find a problem using the methods below, but it is essential that repairs are performed correctly and thoroughly by […]

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How do I buy a HUD house?

by Vali Hooker on March 22, 2011

in Denver Home Buyers

Tweet HUD-owned properties are homes there were acquired by HUD (US Department of Housing and Urban Development) by mortgage default on an FHA-insured mortgage. HUD offers the properties for sale that they have obtained through foreclosure to recover their loses from the defaults. Greater denver has HUD-owned foreclosures in all neighborhoods, in every price range in many […]

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Tweet The term Deed Restricted comes from the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance passed by Denver City Council passed in 2002. Deed Restricted housing in Denver real estate terms is the same as Income Qualified, Affordable or Work Force Housing and they are all references to the City of Denver’s Affordable Housing Program. This program is actually […]

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Tweet 5 years ago, Mayor Hickenlooper appointed a community-based Zoning Code Task Force to guide and oversee a multi-year effort to update the zoning code that has been in effect since the 1950’s. Back in the 50’s the zoning code was simple, to make Denver as automobile friendly as possible. The old code didn’t just […]

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Denver Tax Credit

by Real Estate News on September 27, 2010

in Denver Home Buyers,Homebuyer Tax Credit,Mortgage News

Tweet Do you think that all of the tax credits have expired? Well, think again! The City and County of Denver offers a Mortgage Credit Certification (MCC) program that allows qualifying borrowers to receive an annual federal income tax credit equal to 20% of the annual interest they pay on their mortgage loan. A tax credit […]

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Tweet I’m sure many of you are quite familiar with Wash Park and have gone running, played volleyball, rented a padddle boat or just hung out with friends. It is definitely one of the best parks in Denver! And the West Wash Park neighborhood is one of the hot, up and coming, neighborhoods and the home tour […]

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Tweet :: TOMORROW ONLY :: As a midcentury modern home owner and enthusiast this event is close to my heart. The second annual Arapahoe Acres Home & Garden Tour is August 28, 2010 from 1-5PM.  Buy tickets online today for $20 or $25 at the door and for $30 you can have a guided tour. Arapahoe […]

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Tweet The Home Builders Association of Metro Denver (HBA) presents The Parade of Homes 2010 that is returning to Denver that showcases many of Denver’s great neighborhoods with new homes. The 2010 Parade of Homes opened August 14 and will run through Labor Day (September 6) and admission is FREE. There are 57 homes open for […]

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Tweet Do you love the idea of walking out your front door and being just a short walk from hundreds of great restaurants? Maybe it’s time to make a move downtown? Of course, you should call us (the Loft Chicks) if you’re thinking about buying a place but if you like the idea of renting for now, I […]

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