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As you are aware, the upheaval in the Mortgage Lending industry has necessitated a change of strategy throughout the entire Real Estate Industry.The prior dynamic within the industry was that the professional attached to the client or property was the "hub of the wheel", so to speak, and all othe...
09/15/2007
Recently, the August Report of the Case-Shiller S&P Housing Survey stated that housing prices, nationally, declined at an annual rate of 3.2%.  What the local headlines in the Denver Area missed is that Denver is now in its third month of appreciation.  Denver is poised to move into one of the to...
09/12/2007
There are four actions possible for current home-owners: Do nothing, Sell, Refinance, or Convert the Current Residence to an Investment.Do Nothing:  This is for those individuals who are either happy and content in their present situation and don't want to take any chances, or those who are so ca...
09/12/2007
I live in Castle Rock, Colorado, on the south side of the Denver Metro Area.  This article will cover both local and national (general) trends.  Let me start nationally.Over the past five or so years, most of the nation has seen rapid increases in real estate values.  I won't go into the "why" of...
09/12/2007
We've been hearing a lot lately about a "meltdown" in the mortgage industry.  First, this is a media-hyped gross exaggeration of what's really going on.  The best thing to do is remain calm and get professional advice from somebody you know and trust, who is really equipped to explain the situati...
09/12/2007
We all need to understand the reality of this statement.  In the real estate market, the mortgage part of the industry is of vital importance.  And the mortgage world has changed recently in a way that is rewriting the rules of the entire industry.Let me start by saying that the core essentials r...
08/17/2007
The market is panicking; home values are declining; stocks are plummeting... how can this be a great time to buy?The simple adage, buy low, sell high, is an economic basic.  We've seen how high high has gone in recent months, days, or years, depending upon what investment you're looking at, wheth...
08/16/2007
Huh?  How can that be?We are so used to the terms "Seller's Market" and "Buyer's Market" that we forget there is a point in time where there is equilibrium.  I like the Denver Metro housing market right now because I think we are on the very cusp of what I'll call a long-term equilibrium.  Let me...
08/16/2007
Wow!!  Every day seems to be more exciting than the last.  Just today (8/16). The headlines warned that Countrywide could end up in bankruptcy (I don't necessarily subscribe to that), and even the institutions Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could have solvency issues.  What is important about this is...
08/16/2007
There's a Rudyard Kipling poem that starts, "If you can keep your head when all around you are losing theirs... and blaming you...."That seems to be the current state of the Real Estate market.  A lot of people are panicking and it can be seen almost daily in the Stock Exchange/Equities markets. ...
08/16/2007
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Greg Polashock specializes in providing home Financing Solutions for move-up home buyers in Castle Rock and Lone Tree in Douglas County Colorado. Greg also consults with and for a variety of industry-related professions including Realtors®, Financial Planners, Accountants, Attorneys, Builders and Insurance Professionals.