Hard money lending for real estate

BOULDER  – The following article is a summary from the book, “Realtor for Life,” written by Duane Duggan. When you hear “hard money loans,” you might picture money changing hands in a dark alley and rough collection techniques when the loan comes due. However, that...
Why millennials should buy a home

Why millennials should buy a home

Loveland – Millennials don’t seem as interested in home ownership as past generations. Perhaps it’s their large amount of student debt, the desire to pick up and move at any time or the fear of commitment. Homeownership may not seem appealing, but here’s why it should...
Home inspector selection tips

Home inspector selection tips

As a home buyer, you rely on your inspector to evaluate a property and provide information critical to your buying decision. Inspection results could determine whether you move forward with a home purchase or terminate the deal. Given the importance of this step in...

What is an interest-only mortgage?

The following article is a summary of content from the book, “Realtor for Life,” written by Duane Duggan. The 30-year fully amortized loan has been the mainstay of real estate financing in the U.S. for decades, yet market conditions often bring about different types...

Is the earth flat or is it just Boulder?

First, a recap for those who have been hiding under the first Flatiron: in the past five – alright, seven – fine, ten years, Boulder’s real estate prices have skyrocketed, bumping many prospective buyers and almost all first-time buyers out of the high-stakes bidding...