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Kiddie Condo Loan

Posted on March 26, 2013 by Curt Schreiber in Uncategorized

Kiddie Condo Loan A great way to get started buying a condominium is by using the FHA Kiddie Condo Loan Program. This type of mortgage allows a person to co-borrow with a blood relative (eg. parent, grandparent, sibling, etc.) who helps qualify for the loan using their income or assets. Both borrowers take title to […]

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Rising Values

Posted on March 26, 2013 by Curt Schreiber in Uncategorized

Appreciation of Fort Collins Real Estate See how much property values have risen over the last 33 years.   Year # of Homes Sold Avg. Sales Price Appreciation Rate 2008 3,121 $251,082 -0.7% 2007 3,610 $252,952 1.6% 2006 3,663 $248,781 1.2% 2005 3,949 $245,675 6.5% 2004 4,086 $230,597 2.7% 2003 3,731 $224,487 3.4% 2002 4,182 […]

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Buyer Agency: The Role of a Buyer’s Agent

Posted on March 26, 2013 by Curt Schreiber in Uncategorized

Buyer Agency  The Role of a Buyer’s Agent Before 1994 in Colorado, both listing agents and selling agents represented the Seller, who normally paid the commission, in a real estate transaction. Today, listing agents still usually represent the Seller and Buyers can be represented by an agent or be assisted by a transaction broker who […]

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Buy vs. Rent

Posted on March 26, 2013 by Curt Schreiber in Uncategorized

Buy vs. Rent  Savings: Buying In many cases, the amount of money a renter spends on rent can be about the same as or less than the amount a homeowner spends on a mortgage. With the tax benefit for homeowners, the savings can be significant. Buy Vs. Rent Comparison The chart below shows a cost […]

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How Renting Adds Up

Posted on March 26, 2013 by Curt Schreiber in Uncategorized

Use the table below to calculate how much money you will have paid in rent by the time you finish your degree. When you pay rent, you are paying the landlord’s mortgage and you get nothing, while the landlord receives all the Tax Benefits and Appreciation from owning real estate. Years Until Graduation Monthly Rent […]

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