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Posted on 05/31/2020
A List of Closing Documents an Attorney Can Help You Review and Understand
Photo by Rafa Bordes via Pixabay Real estate closings could be quite simple at one end of the spectrum or very difficult at the other end. In most cases, you will need to understand the legal ramifications of signing several documents, including the note, mortgage, transfer of title, mineral rights, title insurance and tax documents. If your closing...
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Posted on 05/30/2020
904 Old Ranch Road, Florissant, CO 80816 is now new to the market!
Welcome to the beautiful and peaceful gated and covenanted community of B Lazy M Ranch. This home is surrounded by spectacular views of the Sangre De Cristos, Pikes Peak, Dome Rock, and other stunning rock formations. In addition the subdivision is surrounded by Mueller State Park and Wildlife Area on three sides. Recreational opportunities await you with excellent horse and hiking trails throughout the area. Home has been well maintained and upgraded. There are four bedrooms, with three of them being master suites. Main level living room area has an open concept with large windows to take in the views. Not to mention a floor to ceiling...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
What is a Bi-Weekly Mortgage Plan?
Photo by Designer491 via Shutterstock The term “bi-weekly” means every other week. If you get paid bi-weekly, you usually get your check every other Friday. When it comes to a mortgage, typical amortization plans (payments of principal and interest) use a 30-year/360-month calculation. But many lenders offer a bi-weekly plan too. In this case, you would make 26...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
How to Apply to the VA Home Loan Program
Photo by Oleg Magni from Pexels The VA home loan program allows qualified veterans and active-duty members of the military to get an affordable home loan with a minimal down payment. If you're planning to use this loan program, you can take specific measures to improve your chances of approval. These tips will take you from house hunting...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
5 Home Improvements That Will Boost Your Home’s Value
Photo by Eddie Zhang on Unsplash Whether you’re putting your home on the market or planning to sell down the road, the right home improvements have the power to boost your home’s value. Of course, big home improvement projects add up fast, but you don’t have to spend big bucks or dive into a complete kitchen remodel to...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
How to Start Remodeling Your Home
Starting a new renovation project can be overwhelming. Of course, there are tons of details to consider, so you might find yourself at a loss when it comes to visualizing your end product. Before you begin your remodeling project, you need to have an idea of how you want the result to look. To make it easy for...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
Analyze Your Home Selling Options
When it comes to selling a house, there is no need to make rash decisions. Instead, you should review your home selling options closely so you can make informed choices time and time again. There are many factors to consider as you review your home selling plans, and these include: 1. Your Home's Condition How your home looks to...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
Short Sale Checklist
Short Sale Checklist Below is a list of the items a lender usually requires to initiate a short sale. Mortgage Statements – 1st Mortgage Statements – 2nd Additional liens on the property (judgments, tax liens, mechanic’s liens, etc) Personal financial statement or lender short sale form (Fannie Mae Form) Authorization to release information for lenders Type of loan If...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
Powerful Reasons to Consider a Short Sale
Powerful Reasons to Consider a Short Sale It can be very difficult to determine if a short sale or foreclosure is your best option. It is an emotion-packed decision that affects your whole family. I recommend that you consult with an experienced real estate agent, your accountant, an attorney and/or a bankruptcy attorney. You should review your entire income,...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
What Are My Options?
What Are My Options? Forbearance The goal of mortgage loan forbearance is to help you get your home loan payments — including tax and insurance escrow or impound accounts — reduced or suspended for a set period of time, if you are suffering from a temporary financial hardship. This option lets you deal with your short-term financial problems by...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
Distressed Properties
Are you in need of professional help or do you know someone struggling or underwater on their payments? No one buys a home thinking, “I’ll just do a short sale if things don’t work out”. These homeowners are upset, frustrated, confused and embarrassed. Facing foreclosure can be a difficult and overwhelming time in a person’s life. Most mortgage defaults...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
Testimonials
In addition to being a top agent in the Pikes Peak region, Margie is also a 'Realtor's Realtor®.' Her professionalism, integrity and open heart make her not only an indispensable resource but also a lifelong friend." Susan Vineyard, Colorado Realtor® 11-06-2015 If you are looking for a Realtor in the Pikes Peak Region, go with the experience of Margie...
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