Home buyers continue to lament the drop in the number of homes on the market, a fact that appears to be driving price increases and lightning-fast sales in the Denver metro area. This observation is underscored by the latest Metrolist statistics on area home sales. According to Metrolist, there were 60% and 59% less homes and … [Read more...] about Number Of Homes On Market Plummet 60% In April From Year Ago
Like any business deal, selling a home requires a certain amount of strategy and planning. If you are thinking of selling your home soon, Realtor.com suggests you ask yourself three important questions: 1. Are you ready? Look around your house as if you were the buyer. What stands out? Do the rooms need painting? Is the carpet … [Read more...] about Should You Sell Your House Now?
This month, we feature our continuing series in which we answer common questions regarding the loan process. Today’s question: Can I use gift money as a down payment for a house? A. In years past, buyers taking out a conventional loan were required to offer the lender a minimum cash investment of their own funds. Recently, … [Read more...] about Using Gift Money For A Down Payment – Lender's Corner
These days, new homes are often built with energy-saving appliances and other green features. But what if you live in an older home? Is it still possible to implement green practices? Indeed, there are plenty of ways to go green in older homes. Consider these simple suggestions from ThisOldHouse.com: Eliminate lint: By cleaning … [Read more...] about Tips For Making Your Home Green
The 2013 tax year has ended, but now is no time to forget about tax issues. This is the perfect month to start thinking ahead for next year, particularly if you’re planning a move. Provided that the move is job related, your expenses can be deducted for the 2014 tax year. For moving expenses to qualify as a tax deduction, the … [Read more...] about Tax Deductions For Job Relocation
Are you hearing scurrying noises in your ceiling or walls, or a chirping sound coming from your attic? Have you seen holes in the siding or gutters of your home? These can be signs of squirrel infestation, a problem that demands your immediate attention. Squirrels can cause major damage to a home as they burrow into attics to … [Read more...] about Preventing A Squirrel Infestation
As we look ahead to this bright new year, here at RE/MAX, we are also looking back at 2013 with pride. Last year, the company celebrated its 40th year with a major accomplishment. In October, RE/MAX began trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “RE/MAX.” Chief Executive Officer Margaret Kelly reflected … [Read more...] about Celebrating Success: RE/MAX Looks Back Over 40 Years
DENVER – Broker Associates and support personnel with RE/MAX of Cherry Creek recently braved frigid weather to help children during the company’s annual Holiday Client Appreciation Party held December 4th at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Despite the artic temperatures, a good turnout of clients and their families helped collect … [Read more...] about RE/MAX's Client Appreciation Party at Botanic Gardens Helps Denver Children