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When banks won't lend: seller financing

When banks won't lend: seller financing

Question:   I live in here in Frisco, Colorado. I was talking to one of my friends who lives in California. He has been hearing about "private" sales out there, especially in the higher price ranges where financing is hard to obtain. What is a ...

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Happy Thanksgiving to you!

Happy Thanksgiving to you!

History of Thanksgiving  Though many competing claims exist, the most familiar story of the first Thanksgiving took place in Plymouth Colony, in present-day Massachusetts with the harvest celebration of the pilgrims and the indians in the autumn of ...

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Tuesday morning coffee ~ Did you know...

Tuesday morning coffee ~ Did you know...

Happy Tuesday to you!      Last week the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) has it's annual conference. Among the most eagerly anticipated sessions was NAR's Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun's annual summit. He predicted that the extended and ...

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Making an Offer: Tips for Painless Purchase

Making an Offer: Tips for Painless Purchase

Question: Allison, what is the best way to make an offer on a property? Answer: The overwhelming number of properties on the market and still-attractive interest rates make now an excellent time for first-time buyers to purchase a home, as well as ...

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Tuesday Morning Coffee - Market Recap

Tuesday Morning Coffee - Market Recap

This just in from one of my favorite lenders....MARKET RECAPWe can finally stop talking about the federal homebuyer credit extension and start living it. This go around, the credit has not only been extended, it has been improved. First-time ...

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5 things to never tell a buyer

5 things to never tell a buyer

Question:  Allison, our home in Dillon, CO is on the market and we like to be present when the buyers come to look it so that we can answer any questions they might have.  Our Realtor has asked us to leave when the buyers come through.  What do you ...

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Allison is November's

Allison is November's "Ninja Mom"

I was honored this month to be interviewed by Nicole Mangina, founder of The Ninja Moms blog...and organization devoted to helping Mom's who are as commited to their families as they are their real estate careers.Read my interview here:Ninja Mom ...

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Tuesday Coffee Break - Pre-ski season exercises!

Tuesday Coffee Break - Pre-ski season exercises!

Happy Tuesday! Loveland Ski Area and Arapahoe Basin are already open and Keystone opens on Thursday!  ARE YOU READY???Here are some Pre-Ski Season Ski exercises…..1)    Visit your local butcher and pay $30 to sit in the walk-in freeze for a half an ...

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