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Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Longmont, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
Are there any townhomes for sale in Green Mtn Townhomes? Have any sold in the past year?
Which ones are you interested in? There are 8 listings currently in the MLS in "Green Mountain" subdivision in Lakewood (but they are on different streets, and range from low $100s to m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 26, 2015 Home Buying in Lakewood
luquat, Home Owner in Lakewood, CO
luquat answered:
How safe is this area? Where can I find crime statistics?
There was a home burglarized on 1985 Simms Street in 2013. The home was entered during the day and approximately $40,000 worth of items were taken. There was not a conviction, but the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 6, 2015 Home Buying in Eiber
Michael Glist, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Michael Glist answered:
every rental on your site that I have contacted (20 ) only two have been legitimate whats going on here this is crazy
You are going to find this problem on all free advertising sites like zillow, craigslist, etc.. If the deal seems to good to be true (a 5 bed 4 bath house for $1000 a month) than it is, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 3, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Ryan Martin, Real Estate Pro in Littleton, CO
Ryan Martin answered:
how much are hoa fees in snowbird condo?
The HOA fees in that particular development varies a bit, but I would say the safe range would be about $200/month. Currently there are not any units available, but some of the surroun ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 11, 2014 Home Buying in Union Square
Robert McGui…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Robert McGuire answered:
We love our home. We have lived in it for almost 9 years and we are having a tough time coming even CLOSE to finding something comparable.
Ashley,

The biggest problem you will have is low inventory in the area. It will help you in the sale of your home, but be sure and look at the available options with a local Realtor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 8, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Daniel Dixon…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Daniel Dixon & The Dixon Group answered:
I am a real-estate agent in Lakewood, CO, but I am wondering what is most impactful initially to a buyer: (1) the price; or (2) how the home shows?
Initially it is the price. Everyone wants a deal so that will get them interested, then it needs to show well to be sold for the most part. I dont think you have one without the other ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Daniel Dixon…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Daniel Dixon & The Dixon Group answered:
What is the single most important thing for a first time home buyer looking for a "fixer upper" to know and/or do?
Be patient! Doing a fixer upper is a process and can drive you crazy. Expect the unexpected and be willing to adapt to what happens.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Daniel Dixon…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Daniel Dixon & The Dixon Group answered:
How do I get a loan for a fixer upper?
The 203K program is a wonderful program, but it can be difficult to complete. Have you already looked into the financing for this product or are you just getting started? My team woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Daniel Dixon…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Daniel Dixon & The Dixon Group answered:
How did you find or select your real estate pro?
The best thing you can do Renee is interview multiple people and see who you mesh best with. Many agents offer different thhings to their customers. For example my teams committment t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Daniel Dixon…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Daniel Dixon & The Dixon Group answered:
this is still available 5419 w 16th or under contract?
This home was sold at the end of January. Have you found a home yet or would you like me to send you more listings like this townhome on W. 16th?

Also are you a first time home buye ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Daniel Dixon…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Daniel Dixon & The Dixon Group answered:
In the inspection process, we tested for asbestos in the ceiling which came back as 4. Do most people leave it alone or have it abated?
Most people will get this problem mitigated, but of course there is a cost that goes along with it. High Radon levels are normal in Lakewood, but I would recommend getting it mitigate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Buying in Lakewood
Daniel Dixon…, Real Estate Pro in Denver, CO
Daniel Dixon & The Dixon Group answered:
what is the average homeowners insurance in lakewood on $250,000 - $300,000 home.?
It should be less than $90/mo depending on what kind of coverage you need.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 2, 2012 Home Buying in Lakewood
Gerard Carney, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Gerard Carney answered:
Need to price a property near 6th and wadsworth?Has 5 structures, some used as income properties-sits on 2 acres???What are recent sales?
Go to a local Realtor and they will work on it for you! I'm not going to and I hope none of my colleagues are going just blurt out information we work hard to get to someone that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 6, 2011 Home Buying in Lakewood
Brian Burke, Real Estate Pro in Highlands Ranch, CO
Brian Burke answered:
How do i speed up a short sale?
Hi Captain, Do hang in there and you may get the home. Just don't quit looking or keep trying for the home you have the sellers approval on. Be prepared for anything that may come ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 3, 2009 Home Buying in Lakewood
Kristal Kraft, Real Estate Pro in Greenwood Village, CO
Kristal Kraft answered:
I am buying a home and it will close in dec, but my apt lease is not up till the end of january. is there a?
There are no laws that allow you to end a lease in favor of closing on a home. A lease is a legal document that will hold you responsible for the execution of it's terms.

You might ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 2, 2007 Home Buying in Lakewood
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