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3 alternative routes to selling before you buy

Feel stuck in your current home? If you are under the impression that you need to sell and move out of it before you buy a new one, think again! You're not alone in that impression, but the reality is that selling and moving out before you buy is not always necessary. Looking for an alternative route? Read on for three options to consider that may[...]

“There’s speculators buying up houses:” Denver’s East Colfax braces for transit, density and displacement

Source: Andrew Kenney of the Denver Post Denver government and development reporter Andrew Kenney believes, "East Colfax is the next frontier.” From small-scale home-flippers, to development firms, to the City of Denver, investors have big plans for this neighborhood. The danger, as it always is with development, is displacement. Can the City o[...]

Investors flip housing markets, and home buyers are reeling

Source: Ben Casselman and Conor Dougherty of the New York Times Competition from investors has made the already tough housing market even more difficult for first time home buyers. Anyone who has ever seen HGTV knows the appeal to flip homes has been glamorized and popularized, and now big time Wall Street investors have entered the game. Last ye[...]

Real Estate Investors Will Benefit From New Tax Law

Source: Jeff Johnson and Andrew Monette of Pinnacle Real Estate Advisors Do you invest in real estate? If so, we have great news for you! The largest tax system overhaul in 30 years will benefit most real estate investors. Let's shed some light on a few of the less apparent changes in the new tax code: There will be no new restrictions on 1031 ex[...]

Rules for Buying a New Primary Residence without Selling Your Current Home

By guest author: Christian Durland of Homeowner's Blueprint Here in Denver, Colorado, things have been quite exciting in the local world of Real Estate.  While many other parts of the country are still struggling in terms of foreclosures and short-sales, and an over saturated Real Estate market, here in Denver, we’re actually enjoying some home [...]