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Offer Incentives to Sell House

Colorado Sellers may need to get creative and sweeten the deal to get home buyers to offer on their listing.

 Stand out from other neighborhood homes for sale by giveing home buyers some extra incentive to choose your listing over the large inventories of others?
Sure, price will get their attention, but some incentives may be the extra motivation needed to get the deal to the closing table.

Here are a few common ideas that may help your real estate transactions.

Home Warranties:

Home warranties, which can cover the repair or replacement of many home system appliances and components (such as air conditioner, water heaters, and more), can provide buyers with some extra confidence when purchasing a home. 'Home

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Fixed Mortgage Rates Stay Low for now, Then what?

Ever though Fixed mortgage rates continued to mostly hold steady this week, amid mixed economic reports and some signs of an improving housing market, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey.

However, one rate was on the move: the five-year adjustable-rate mortgage took a dip, reaching a new
record low at 3.22 percent.

Here's a closer look at mortgage rates for the week:

A 30-year fixed-rate mortgage: averaged 4.51 percent, which is up slightly from last week's 4.50
percent average. A year ago at this time, the 30-year rate averaged 4.58 percent.

A 15-year fixed-rate mortgage: averaged 3.69 percent, which is the same as last week's average.
Last year at this time, the 15-year

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1.    What is carbon monoxide (CO) and how is it produced? 
 Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly, colorless, odorless, poisonous gas that is slightly lighter than air, so it moves like a ghost.  It is produced by the incomplete burning of various fuels, including coal, wood, charcoal, oil, kerosene, propane, and natural gas. Products and equipment powered by internal combustion engine-powered equipment such as portable generators, cars, and power washers also produce CO.

2.    How many people are unintentionally poisoned by CO?
  On average, about 170 people in the USA die every year from CO produced by non-automotive consumer products. These products include malfunctioning fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, ranges, water heaters and room heaters;…
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When it comes to luxury properties, the Denver area’s got it all: luxury homes, luxury condos, equestrian estates, and even luxury foreclosures and short sales. Whether you’re looking for your dream home or an investment opportunity, there are plenty of opportunities in Denver’s growing luxury real estate market.

What is a Denver luxury home?
A luxury home is any property that is listed at one million dollars or more. There are many types of luxury properties available in the Denver area, including stately homes, penthouse condos, sprawling estates, and equestrian properties. Whether you’re looking for an urban penthouse or a quiet country estate, look no further than the Denver area.

Where are luxury homes located?
Luxury properties can be found all

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Equestrian Properties in Denver

The Denver area plays host to all sorts of luxury properties, but some of the most coveted are equestrian properties. These luxurious ranches, estates, and farmhouses offer quaint rural living with all the conveniences of metro Denver living. Whether you are a seasoned equestrian, or just starting out, the Denver area has a wide variety of equestrian properties available.

Where are equestrian properties located?
Equestrian properties may be found all over the Denver area, but they are more concentrated in certain communities. This includes Arvada, Centennial, Evergreen, Littleton, Aurora, Cherry Hills, Golden, Morrison, Boulder, Denver, Greenwood Village, Parker, Broomfield, Elizabeth, Lakewood, Sedalia, Castle Rock,

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Luxury Homes for Rent

Are you looking for luxury, but reluctant to commit to a home purchase? Denver luxury rentals may be your answer. The Denver area has a number of luxury homes available for rent, offering all of the comforts of luxury living. Here™s what you should know about Denver™s luxury rental market:

Where are luxury home rentals?
Luxury home rentals crop up all over the place at various times. Homes may be available for rent in Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, Lone Tree, Parker, Greenwood Village, Castle Pines, Aurora, Cherry Hills Village, Castle Rock, Littleton, Centennial, Denver, and other cities in South Denver.

What types of luxury home rentals are available?
There are many types of Denver luxury homes available for renteverything

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Luxury Foreclosures and Short Sales

A small number of Denver luxury properties are available through foreclosure sales or as short sales. If you‚„re in the market for a Denver luxury home, you may be lucky enough to find one of these premium properties at a bargain price. Here‚„s what you shoud know about Denver luxury foreclosures and short sales:

Denver Luxury Foreclosures
Luxury foreclosures are generally any luxury home listed at above $1 million that is offered through a foreclosure sale. You can find lender-owned and bank-owned luxury homes all over the Denver area. This includes sprawling estates, stately homes, equestrian properties, etc.

Click here to see luxury foreclosures currently available in the Denver area.

Denver Luxury Short

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Mortgage rates dropped sharply this week, possibly improving the purchasing power of many home buyers. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, the most popular choice among buyers, averaged 4.39 percent this week, its lowest average for 2011, Freddie Mac reported in its weekly mortgage market survey. The 15-year fixed-rate mortgage and the 5-year adjustable rate-mortgage also both reached new historical record lows. 

Rates mostly dropped across the board amid signs of a weakening economy, Freddie Mac says. 

"Treasury bond yields fell markedly after signs the economy was weaker than what markets had previously thought allowing fixed mortgage rates to follow this week with the 15-year fixed and 5-year ARM setting new historical lows, says Frank Nothaft,

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WASHINGTON Oct 2, 2011 Fixed mortgage rates have fallen to historic new lows for a fourth straight week and are likely to fall further.

The average on a 30-year fixed mortgage fell to 4.01 percent from 4.09 percent this week, Freddie Mac said Thursday. That™s the lowest rate since the mortgage buyer began keeping records in 1971. The last time long-term rates were lower was in 1951, when most long-term home loans lasted just 20 or 25 years.

The average on a 15-year fixed mortgage, a popular refinancing option, ticked down to 3.28 percent. Economists say that™s the lowest rate ever for the loan.

Mortgage rates tend to track the yield on the 10-year Treasury note. The 10-year yield has risen this week to around 2 percent. A week ago, it touched 1.74

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