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Loan Options and Seller Concessions in Today’s Market

Are you ready to make a purchase, but unsure about the best route to go with the changing landscape of the real estate market and mortgage loan options? This month, I’d like to show you how to get creative with loan types and buydowns, and seller credits at closing to create a win-win all around! …

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Anonymity & Protecting Your Real Estate Investments

As a real estate investor, protecting your assets should be a top priority. Setting up LLCs correctly and choosing anonymity for those LLCs can be very helpful. Since you don’t know when things might go awry, you’ve got to be prepared! If you or your property are the source of a lawsuit or have done …

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Life at Altitude – March 2022

Life at Altitude with Danielle Connor March 2022 To HOA, or not to HOA? As our team’s Buyer Specialist, I field a lot of questions about Homeowners Associations. “Are they actually helpful?” “Aren’t HOAs super restrictive with what I can do?” “Why are they so much per month?”  There aren’t black and white answers for …

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2022 Legislation for Landlords & Tenants

2022 Legislation for Landlords & Tenants Presented by The Skinner Team |KW Top of The Rockies Information provided by the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies With many of our clients owning investment properties that are utilized for rentals, we thought it would be beneficial to share the updated Colorado Landlord & Tenant Laws and Responsibilities …

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Life at Altitude – February 2022

Life at Altitude with Danielle Connor February 2022 Second Home & High-Balance Loan Changes & What This Means For Our Market I was going to write a “February Fun” post about winter home care tips and enjoying Summit in the Snow- that is until Lender Letter(LL-2022-01) came out on January 5th. This piece of (electronic) …

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Short Term Rentals – June 1, 2020

The Colorado Department of Public Health released their guidance for short-term rentals effective June 1, 2020. Below you will find the State and the County guidelines for re-opening a short-term rental. Colorado Short Term Rental Guidelines – Safer at Home Short Term Rentals Summit County Short Term Rental Guidelines  Summit County Lodging Guidance Expedia Group …

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Federal Housing Finance Agency Resources

The FHFA has compiled information to help homeowners (and renters) effected by the Coronavirus. If your loan is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac (You can check here for Fannie Mae, and here for Freddie Mac) then you might be eligible for help if coronavirus has effected your job status or health. FHFA information …

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Summit County, CO Tax Information & Resources

2019 was a Reappraisal Year – Summit County, CO Did you receive your Notice of Valuation in May?  2019 was a reappraisal year. Notices of Valuation were sent on May 1, 2019. Colorado statute requires the Assessor to use data from a minimum period of 18 months prior to June 30, 2018 to determine 2019 …

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Best Financial Investments for Your Home

Best Financial Investments for Your Home Posted on Nov 22 2017 – 10:31am by Housecall576 By Craig Middleton Over the last couple of years, rehabbing TV shows have become increasingly popular. In these shows, people fix or introduce new features to their homes while adding substantial market value to the house in the process. If you own a home, …

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2018 Conforming Loan Limits by County

2018 Conforming Loan Limits by County This website provides 2018 conforming loan limits by county, as well as VA and FHA limits. In 2018, the baseline loan limit for most counties across the U.S. will be $453,100, an increase over 2017. More expensive markets, such as New York City and San Francisco, have conforming loan limits as …

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