The information contained in each post has been written to assist all consumers and realtors with the many aspects of a real estate transaction. Joan particularly wants to support individuals moving through the transitions of divorce and widowhood in terms of their financial, emotional and real estate goals.
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The weather has been brisk and wintery in most of the country, including here in CO, and everyone is pining for spring. When I stopped to buy some Girl Scout cookies the other day they were using vibrant shades of green and yellow table cloths that attracted a lot of attention. A welcome burst o...
Congratulations! Your listing is under contract there is now guarded optimism that the transaction will close. A bright spot is the buyers are pre qualified, or preferably pre approved, so that’s a bit less of an uncertainty these days. However, on the horizon looms the home inspection, which mos...
January is the first month of the year and is also number one for divorce filings. The rate of home ownership is now at 63% and the divorce rate at 50%.That computes to an abundance of families who will need your trusted expertise. Most of us have witnessed or personally experienced the vulnerab...
Scattered. Unfocused. Overwhelmed. Bored. Sound familiar? January brings reflection and new determination to do things differently, particularly where our business practices are concerned. We get off to an energized start only to peter out and fall into the same old routines. An agent in my offic...
A beautiful 70 degree Saturday in Denver offered a test drive for our support group. We are single women homeowners who are independent, spirited and have a can do attitude. We had agreed that if any of us had a repair problem, particularly those just required an extra set of hands; we’d be the...
When you’re working with clients who are going through a divorce there are plenty of added challenges compared to a typical transaction. This 10-point checklist will help make the process go a little smoother. 1. Meet with each party It’s important that you meet in person with each of the o...
Yes, every divorce is different, but there is a common thread within each experience. The marital home is the largest financial asset that most families own, and also the most emotionally charged issue, following that of the children. Why then do families navigating this life transition not enl...
Did you know the divorce rate for people over 50 years old has doubled in the past two decades? Listen to Jennifer Seeley and I discuss the increase in divorce in the boomer generation on Boomer Radio Network: http://wildflowergroup.net/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/Boomer-Radio_-Graying-of-Divorce-...
Are you considering or going through a divorce and are uncertain what you should do with your home? Watch Part I of Divorce and Your Home focusing on Exploring Your Options to find out: http://wildflowergroup.net/archives/451
Buying a Home Before the Divorce is Final: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTAoxMKBkdU