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The VA Vendee Financing Program

I was asked the following question when showing one of our VA (Veterans Administration) owned properties:

 “Are you familiar with the Vendee Program in which Bank of America offers to buyers? And I am curious if you’ve had real estate deals involving the Veterans Administration.”va

Since we are witnessing more and more Veteran Administration-owned properties in the real estate market, I assume that many more people have the same question or are unaware of financing that they may in fact qualify for. 

Vendee financing is a program Veterans Admin offers to help finance VA REO (bank-owned) properties. The appeal of this is the times when a VA loan product or program is offered to non-veterans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Looking for an Alternative to Foreclosure

iStock_000007789001XSmallReally?  Not a short sale?  Not a foreclosure?  It’s called a ” Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure” which actually lets a homeowner voluntarily turn over the deed to their house to the lender!    This is not a new concept, however, neither is foreclosure, but this crazy real estate market we are living in now requires that you cover all you bases before making a final decision on how to get out from under your mortgage.  Even thought the federal government launched some new rules earlier this month concerning short sales, some homeowners might not quality for a short sale because they have no hardship. Could this be you?  Read on please…. Read the rest of this entry »

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Shrink Your Home Loan: Obama’s Foreclosure Prevention Plan

Housing EconomyThe following is a true story.

  I have a family member who bought her home in 2005.  The economy was better then and real estate was hot in Boulder Colorado.  Prices were high, inventory was low, and banks were more lenient with loan qualifications.  She makes over $50,000 and has a steady job.  However, she just had a baby and would like to buy a bigger home.  As expected, she got her home ready to list and had the home appraised first in order to determine a price. 

What do you guess happened?  Click here to find out.

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What Is An Eco Friendly Renovation? Part One: Flooring

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Just what defines a home remodel going eco friendly?  It’s important to know if you are a home buyer and a home seller.

If you are a home buyer then this will help you know what to look for when house shopping.  Sellers wanting to increase the value of their home and attract more buyers, need to be aware of what the new earth loving trends are.

Being a real estate expert in Boulder Colorado and Boulder County, we are witnessing a revolution in green building.  This is not a passing trend, but in my opinion, a change in how we build and remodel.

This blog is dedicated entirely to flooring! Yes, aren’t you lucky?  Eco flooring options are numerous and fun to talk about so let’s get started!

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Homebuyer Tax Credit…Extended AND Expanded


Recently I was showing homebuyers around Boulder Colorado and they made an interesting comment about it being unfortunate they missed the deadline for the tax credit and they don’t qualify because this wasn’t their first home.  Just when I thought EVERYONE knew about the homebuyer tax credit!  I was quick to correct them and reassure my new clients that they can indeed still benefit from this one-of-a-kind credit.  Read more and you too can reap the rewards of homeownership in 2010!  It is a buyers market and this is opportunity should not be missed.  A fantastic time to buy!  The time to buy is now.  Ok, I think you get my point.  Get the details….

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Best Deal In The Neighborhood. Price lowered to sell.

11793 Pleasant View Ridge

Our listing, 11793 Pleasant View Ridge in Longmont is located within the Elms Meadow Vale Subdivision and the PRICE has been LOWERED 50k!  Within walking distance to Union Reservoir and Sandstone Park, this 5 bedroom, 5 bath home really stands out with its modern and contemporary upgrades.  Conveniently located near I-25, Ft. Collins, Boulder, and Denver, the home has views from every direction and the subdivision is well-maintained with a community park.  You’ll love this home, click here to view the details.

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Real Estate Investment: Do’s And Don’ts

Thumbs up and downInvestors and first-time homebuyers are often aiming for the same goal: great resale.  I witness it all the time; buyers who need a place to live who also want to make money someday.  It’s important to know the difference in real estate investment.  It’s not always for those of us who need to buy in  order to have a place to call home.  Yes, you should buy a place in which your investment will grow over the years.  However, you need a place that’s livable and suitable to your specific needs.  On the other hand, if your angle is profits and returnsand not necessarily a place to live, then you are an investor.  This blog with help you either way.  The do’s and don’ts of real estate investing in a nutshell. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Elms at Meadow Vale Subdivision in Longmont Colorado

sailboatShopping around for the perfect neighborhood to live?  Would you like to be in walking distance to Union Reservoir or close to Sandstone Park and Ute Creek Golf Course?  Well, look no further than the private and well-cared for Elms at Meadow Vale subdivision off of County Road 5 1/2  in Longmont Colorado;  a part of Weld County.  Owner pride emanates throughout this community with wide, HOA maintained streets and park with basketball court.  I have visited this area many times and am always impressed by the views of the mountains and plains – not to mention the one of a kind sunrise and sunset views.  Looking for an easy commute to Denver, Boulder and/or Fort Collins?  This location is perfect!!!  Read more about the neighborhood and check out our new listing in the area. Read the rest of this entry »

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Important Mortgage Regulation Updates

This is important whether you’re a home buyer, seller, or agent; on July 30th 2009, the new Housing and Economic Recovery Act (HERA) laws will go into effect.  And Wells Fargo Bank states that this could impact your closing date, so read on.calendar

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Companies to Watch in the Boulder Colorado Area in 2009

007_7With the 2009 economic environment the way it is, it’s good to stay on top of the job wave throughout the Boulder Colorado area – just in case you’re thinking about moving here. The Boulder Camera always puts together it’s picks for the year to watch that have significant presence in the Boulder and Broomfield counties or that are expected to make some waves in the coming months. Read the rest of this entry »

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