Category Archives: Buying

What’s Up with the FICO thing?

Now more than ever lenders are relying on the FICO, or credit score, of buyers in order to determine if you can buy a home.  Since the downturn in housing starting in 2007, more emphasis has been placed on a high FICO. Some lenders have demanded FICO scores of 720 or higher (almost perfect credit) Read more…

State Money for Affordable Housing

According to Fox News 31 in Denver, State Congressmen are hoping that the lack of affordable housing in Colorado will be eased with House Bill 1017 which will provide $4.5 Million dollars for the construction of 800 new units. The bill also contained money for foreclosure prevention, home ownership assistance and temporary housing.  Click here Read more…

Buying a home?

Use a Buyer’s Agent It’s important that you choose an experienced agent who is there for you. Your agent should be actively finding you potential homes, keeping you informed of the entire process, negotiating furiously on your behalf, and answering all of your questions with competence and speed. First, find an agent who represents you Read more…