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Home Buying in Lakewood : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Apr 25, 2017
Kelli H asked:
For example, if I want to narrow my search to only show single-family homes, yet condos and town homes appear in the search. As a company, can you 'crack down' on this? As someone…
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Thu Jan 26, 2017
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Sat Sep 26, 2015
Sally Grenier answered:
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 mid $400s). Some older, small condos, some nicer, newer condo/townhomes.

There have been over 50 properties that have sold so far this year in "Green Mountain". Let me know how I can help!

Sally Grenier
Broker Owner
Metro Brokers | Grenier Real Estate
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Fri Mar 6, 2015
luquat answered:
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 there was a report filed with Lakewood police. The suspect was a homeless person that hung out at the near by church on 20th and Simms. ... more
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Fri Oct 3, 2014
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, also if they claim to be out of state or out of the country than just move on its a scam. Your best bet is to find a property management company as they will be a true source of available rentals. I hope this info helps. ... more
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
Ryan Martin answered:
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 surrounding properties have some active listings with lower HOA fees.

If you have any questions or would like some assistance I would be more than happy to help you. I am very familiar with the condos and townhouses in the Lakewood and Littleton areas.

Hope this helps,

Ryan Martin

Jackson Realty Colorado
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Sat Mar 8, 2014
Robert McGuire answered:

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 in the area that meets your needs as a family and meets your needs logistically as far as work, church, or other activities that you participate in regularly.
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Dixon Group answered:
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
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Dixon Group answered:
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.
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Dixon Group answered:
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 would love to help you!

Daniel Dixon
KW Team PowerHouse
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Dixon Group answered:
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 to our clients is our #1 focus. Whether you are buying now or in 2 years from now, my team helps you every step of the way.

I would recommend staying away from Friends or Family because in most cases you need to have a business relationship with your Realtor so they work hard for you, just as they do their other clients. I have had too many clients contact me after their "friend" didnt work out as planned. Like we've all heard, "Dont do business with family or friends." This is the bigges financial decision you will probably make in your lifetime, dont just let someone you know handle it, find the Agent/Broker who will meet your need and take you to the closing table. Text me if you would like us to show you how we give 5-Star Service to our clients.

Daniel Dixon
KW Team PowerHouse
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Dixon Group answered:
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 buyer? If so are you going to take advantage of Down Payment Assistance Money? ... more
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Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Dixon Group answered:
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 mitigated because it can be very harmful to your families health. Do you need a reference to inspect these items for you? ... more
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Fri Nov 2, 2012
The Dixon Group answered:
It should be less than $90/mo depending on what kind of coverage you need.
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Wed Jul 6, 2011
Gerard Carney answered:
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 is not going to use the rest of our services and expertise. ... more
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Tue Nov 3, 2009
Brian Burke answered:
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 your way and know that you have to wait.
We ALL have to wait and that is the way it is on short sales.
Have fun in the process.
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