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Plugging Along in Hot Markets

The real estate markets in the Denver and Tampa Bay areas have been hot sellers markets lately. Especially in Denver. My partner and I have been having a hard time finding rehab properties within a reasonable price. The Denver rehab/reseller market is getting competitive again.

Tampa is hot too, just not as hot as Denver. In Tampa, we’ve had competition from Blackstone’s Invitation Homes’ buying spree. These guys are buying up everything in sight – from rehab properties to … Continue Reading…

Great Contractor, Great People

In Florida, I use a great HVAC contractor on my investment homes. And Services always does a great job, time after time. Today I found out they are giving away new AC units, fully installed to 6 lucky winners. Anyone out there in Florida who needs a new system should enter their contest. All you have to do is signup and own a house in Florida!

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Check Your Contractor’s License!

When hiring a contractor, always, always, always check their license with the state licensing board! You never know what you will find! It can save you a ton of cash. This simple rule has helped me avoid more problems that I can count.

I do a lot of contractor hiring in Colorado and Florida. So I make extensive use of these two sites:… Continue Reading…

My Great Experience with a Realtor

Recently I had a wonderful experience with a realtor selling one of my Denver houses. Denver luxury homes expert Mark Hunke helped me to sell the home faster than expected. I had purchased the house for $780,000. We sunk $50,000 into renovations (mainly kitchen and flooring). Then listed it for $1.3M.

Over a 40 period, we had 5 prospect buyers tour the house before landing a buyer. Mark was able to get us  $1.25M for it. And it was worth … Continue Reading…