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VA Loan Limits -2017 Announced

VA loan limits for 2017 have been released. Following suit with Conventional loans limits for 1-unit properties. Given the cost of housing in Denver and Colorado continue to increase it is no surprise to see VA loan limits going up. Denver is considered a high cost area which is why you will see loan limits higher […] …read more

Mortgage Rates After The Election

Mortgage Rates After The Election The mortgage rates after the election, we all wondered if it would happen, and it happened, rates when up just a day after the election.  What does this mean and what did that rate rise cost you?  Here is a breakdown of what this may mean for you if you are […] …read more

Are you pre-approved

What is the true value of your lender letter and are you really pre-approved? It is quite disconcerting to see how many lenders at the big box banks are providing lender letters with only a credit report. This only is giving you a false assumption of a pre-approval.  Then there are offers on homes, that they […] …read more

Time To Buy A Home

When is a good time to buy a home? This is a good question. Ideally, when you are considering to buy a home the decision should be based on these factors, need vs. want, timing, and finances. It should never be pushed or persuaded from the assumption or outcome of the current Real Estate market […] …read more

Appraisals In Denver

Appraisals In Denver This has become somewhat of an issue for the Real Estate market.  Whether you are buying, selling or refinancing, appraisals are taking on average 4-6 weeks!  Luckily our average turn time is 3 weeks but this is still problematic.  Basically, there are more appraisal orders than there are appraisers to get them […] …read more