Kevin Fletcher's Blog Posts

Kevin Fletcher's Blog Posts

AS AN INVESTOR SHOULD I GET MY REAL ESTATE LICENSE
TO GET YOUR REAL ESTATE LICENSE OR NOT TO  GET YOUR REAL ESTATE LICENSE?THAT IS THE QUESTION!I have found that many real estate investors in Denver that look to do fix and fli...

Construction Defects Negotiation Update
Negotiations Do Not Produce LegislationShort and sweet update from Colorado Realtors Capitol Connection about what's happening with all the new construction hurdles; "Construc...

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WTF LISTING 101
#WTFLISTING101, OR #WTF #WTFDENVERLISTING #REALESTATE101 is a BRAND NEW web series.  Get excited because the series will feature THE MOST OVER AND UNDER PRICED REAL ESTATE IN ...

The Inevitable Oil Crisis
A commodity that everyone can relate to is oil and gas. I'd like to share a short excerpt on an article that was posted today April 26, 2016 by Matt Egan titled "Ouch. Oil companie...

AirBnB Rules Tighten In Colorado
Old news that is being brought up as a reminder to those of you who want to take advantage of AirBnb and have a second home in Boulder. In an article by Erica Meltzer of the "Daily...

To Mortgage Or Not To Mortgage
Lately I have seen a lot of commercials that promise getting a mortgage online is way better/ easier than getting face-to-face with a real person. So I did a little digging and fou...

New Listings Grow In Denver
Listing home trendsIn case you missed this article by the Colorado Association of Realtors back in September 2015. See any similarities to what we are seeing in the current market?...

Customer To Sue AB InBev
I came across this on my LinkedIn profile page as I am a member of the "Craft Brewing Industry" page and follow the latest issues and questions brewers and cons...

Sloans Lake And Your New Home
Sloan's Lake has become increasingly popular to live, play and eat out.  No wonder the average Sales Price is $517,808!!A little background: Sloan’s Lake named aft...

Dog Days In Denver
Milo, the American Eskimo or "Eskie" enjoying Sunday's weather at Sloan's Lake in Denver.  Milo is 6 years old and loves nothing more than long walks, ANY type of food (p...

House Bill 1308 Fraudulent Misrepresentation Of A Service Animal
Misrepresentation of a Service AnimalWe are happy to report that HB16-1308 passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Tuesday. The LPC SUPPORTED this bill sponsor...

Renting Up 11 Percent Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs' rent has increased 11.4% which is the BIGGEST hike in rent in the United States. Aurora is ranked #13 with a 5.8% increase in rent while Denver ranked 50th with a...

Renting Vs Buying In Real Estate
I LOVE this infographic by Jensen and Co.  It's so fun to learn more about becoming a part of the homeowner's market and I know there are still so many people who are fearful ...

New Condo Construction In Denver
"On Monday, November 23, 2015, the Denver City Council voted 12-1 to approve an ordinance that significantly reduces risks to condo developers from lawsuits over potential def...

4 Issues That Will Impact The 2016 Real Estate Market
The one issue that I am very concerned with is the condo development. Check out the link I posted for a good snapshot at what the latest trends and market actions are affecting the...

New Listings In Denver Highlands
Check out some new homes that just listed in your area!http://david.coloradogenerationrealty.com/index.php?types[]=1&types[]=2&areas[]=zip%3A80212&fbts=2475531&beds=0&baths=0&min=0...

Add Some Victorian Charm Into A Modern Home
National Association of Realtors have some awesome ideas for adding some charm into a modern home. Don't miss it!http://styledstagedsold.blogs.realtor.org/2016/03/07/add-some-victo...

Fix And Flip Trends
http://www.housingwire.com/articles/36508-here-are-the-10-hottest-neighborhoods-for-home-flippingCheck out the latest trends from around the country on Fix and Flips!Now is the tim...

Not So Super Super Bowl Fan
OK, I have to admit something.  I am not an NFL football fan.  I just don't get spending Sunday and Monday nights (that's when they play, right?) sitting in front of the ...

Is The Denver Real Estate Market Hot Or Cold
Winter storms, frigid temperatures and mountains of snow have may have affected real estate markets around the country, but here in Denver we are actually beating the odds.  D...

Carlos Santana Is Selling His Marijuana Business In Pueblo For 6 Million Dollars
Carlos Santana is selling his Colorado Marijuana Grow/Dispensary business and Real Estate. The property was listed in December of 2016 for $6 Million Dollars. Santana and partners ...

Why Do We Have To Test For Radon Anyway
This month, Governor Hickenlooper has proclaimed January 2016 as National Radon Action Month and Coloradons are encouraged to test their homes for radon. So, what is radon and why ...

10 Interesting Things You Didnt Know About Park Hill Golf Course
On the 15th of March, 2017,  The Clayton Early Learning Center held a community forum to advise the members of the Park Hill community about the futur...

Open House Saturday From 11am To 3pm 285k
This Home was just listed!!! This charming home is located on a huge lot in a cul-de-sac with an attached two car garage! It has recently been remodeled with an updated Kitchen, P...

Overlook At Park Hill Residents Community
Join Overlook At Park Hill Residents Community Page TodayClick the image to Join Now!!!!Click the image to Join Now!!!!    https://www.facebook.com/overlookatparkhill/Now...

A New Record For Metro Denver Home Sales And Price
A new record for Metro Denver sales; A leap of 10 % for home price            Metro Denver had some major ups and downs ...

Beach Front Home In Costa Rica For Sale 155k
Ever Dream of Moving to the Beach... Check this out!If you are a buyer tired of competing in the hectic Denver Real Estate market and you just want to get away here is an Idea you ...

How Much Down Payment Do You Really Need
For most first-time home buyers, purchasing a new home requires a large investment. Buying a home is the largest purchase most people will ever make. So, before you conquer the wor...

New World Trade Center Campus Coming To Denver
The World Trade Center is in the process of developing a $175-200 Million Dollar campus complex in the RiNo neighborhood of Denver.Though the construction is still more than a year...

Home Owner Home Maintenance Tips
Your Home Maintenance ChecklistWhen Buying a home in Denver or anywhere else in the world many people only account for the style, location, and price. Buyers should also evaluate t...

Denver Forclusures Surge For October
A national report announced last Wednesday, foreclosures in Colorado and in Denver area increase rapidly in the month of October. Foreclosures in Colorado jumped 63.73% last month,...

Denvers Most Famous Jewelers Former Home Is Now Up For Sale
Tom Shane's former mansion is up for sale.Located in the heart of Denver Country Club this Beautiful Tudor-style mansion features 6 bedrooms & nine baths. This home offers 1930’s...

13 Acre Jefferson County Horse Property Up For Auction
You heard it right this 13.5-acre Jefferson County equestrian estate with panoramic foothills views is up for auction.Single-family home with 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms is curren...

The Beginning Signs Of Home Maintenance Problems
The Origins and Treatments for Maintenance ProblemsOur house speaks to us in more ways then one with its unusual sounds, strange odors, and visual signs that something is wrong. He...

Denver Man Found Guilty Of A Mortgage And Real Estate Scam
A Denver man who was been a mastermind of a group that scammed victims of millions of dollars through mortgage and real estate fraud schemes, has been sentenced to 24 years in pri...

Denver Housing Market Has Finally Cooled Down
According to a monthly update from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors, the stats for Home Sales in the month of October show a drop in sales and listing.  In Denver...

US Home Sale Prices Surpass PreRecession Peak
U.S. home prices have fully recovered from their steep plunge during the housing bust and Great Recession, according to a private measure.The Standard & Poor's Core Logic Case-Shil...

You May Be Owed Money If You Have Been Through Foreclosure
Colorado May Have Money For You If You Have Lost Your Home To ForeclosureIf you have lost your home to foreclosure since 2012, you can now check with the Great Colorado Payback to...

The Breakers Apartment Complex In Denver Sold For 350 Million
The Breakers Resort complex was sold this month for a whopping $350 Million dollars. This sale broke the record for the largest-ever apartment sale in Denver.  ...

Tips To Maintaining A Secure Home
According to the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics, burglaries and home break-ins appear to be declining slightly. That being said, home intrusions will never disap...

Overlook At Park Hill Residents Community Page On Facebook
Come Join the community, Just click on the image to be part of the communityOr If you are interested in the Homes Currently for sale within the community Click BelowHomes For Sale ...

Aurora Will Soon Be Able To Compete For Large Scale Convention
A new $500 million Resort/Convention hotel is underway in Aurora.Aurora is getting into the convention business in a big way with The Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center. ...

Chipotle Owners House Is Up For Sale
The house that burritos built is back on the market.Constructed in 2001, the home of Chipotle Mexican Grill founder, Steve Ells is truly a serene, walled oasis on a ⅓-acre lot in...

The Playboy Mansion Has A New Owner
The Playboy Mansion has a new owner. In January 2016, the Playboy Mansion was put on the market for $200 Million with a condition that Hugh Hefner would still be living and continu...

Denvers Union Station Area Will Have A Large New Addition
A 200 million-dollar, 334-unit condo project near Denver Union Station is taking its first steps for a new venture according to East West Partners, the project’s developer. The p...

Mile High Greyhound Park In Commerce City To Be Redeveloped
 Commerce City has plans to get back in the raceWhen you’re one of the residents of Commerce City living around the former Mile High Greyhound Park, you might also have mixe...

Stapleton Will Now Extend Into Aurora
Officials recently declared that a new Stapleton residential community will extend from Denver into Aurora.The following phase of the Bluff Lake neighborhood in Stapleton will be i...

Metro Denver Builders Ramp Up On Highend Model Homes
Metro Denver home builders in 2016 have focused on more expensive homes, and are building faster now then at any time since the last economic decline. In the second quarter, builde...

Tips To Hiring The Right Contractor
Finding the right contractor is harder then it may sound. Many homeowners have work that needs to be done to maintain or update their homes. When it comes to choosing a good contra...

The Best Colorado Cities For Newbie Home Buyers
With the prices of real estate for sale in Denver rising, the issue of affordable housing is only getting worseA recent report entitled “2016’s Best & Worst Cities for First-Ti...

5 Tips On How To Find The Right Real Estate Agent
There are thousands of real estate professionals in Denver. You probably already know a few from your social circle. You may have  found them through referrals from your neigh...

Roof Repair Scam Alert
The Old Adage is: "If You Need a New Roof, Pray for Hail”The roof is the first line of defense against hail, Snow, Rain and other elements that can cause damage to a home. A full...

Mike Shanahans Mind Boggling 22 Million Dollar Mansion Is Now Up For Sale
It has been 8 years since Mike Shanahan was fired by the Denver Broncos, but he still owns one of the nicest homes in Colorado. The Broncos fired Shanahan after the Broncos missed ...

Denver Homeowners Who Lost Homes To Foreclusre Still Feeling The Pain
  A Foreclosure in 2008 was only the beginning of the pain for many...The residents of Metro Denver who lost their homes to foreclosures back in the sub prime mortgage crash, ...

Colorado Ghost Town On Craigslist For 350K
For most people, having good neighbors, or no neighbors at all is just as important as owning a nice home.  It’s not just the inconvenience of having somebody chat you ...

Fix And Flip In Retirement Comunities
https://www.biggerpockets.com/ - Hilary and Allison interview BiggerPockets member, Kevin Fletcher, for an in depth discussion about investing in a hot market. Learn about flipping...

Amityville Horror House For Sale For 850k
    You heard it right, the legendary Amityville Horror House is back on the market and people are going crazy over it. The Amityville Horror house was first pu...

Denver Luxury Real Estate Stats
Home sales in Denver real estate market priced over $1 million increased from 131 in April 2016, to 168 in May, which is a 28.2 percent increase.“That is a massive number of mill...

Why Its Hard To Buy A Home In Denver
According to a report by DMAR released on Wednesday, rents are rising in the Denver area. These new higher rents in Denver make the option of buying a home a lot more attractive. T...

1 In 5 Home Purchases In Denver Will Not Close
A recent study done by the Denver Metro Realtors Association show that there are more houses being put under contact, But houses that are falling out of contract are at an alarming...

Denver Population Growth Highest In The Country
Of the Country's top 50 most populous cities, Denver was ranked #1 as the fastest growing city in the nation. According to the new populations estimates from the census bureau, Den...

Governor Hickenlooper Signs Denver Rainwater Collection Bill Into Law
Time To Get a Few Water Drums For the House....Many Colorado residents may not have known that it was previously illegal to collect rainwater from the runoff from the roof.  O...

Tips To Buying A Home With Perfect Timing To Get The Best Deal
Eliminate Your Competition As A Buyer By Knowing These Interesting StrategiesBeing a Buyer In the Denver Real Estate market today can be frustrating. Many buyers are having to util...

Tips To Get Under Contract In Denvers Sellers Market
Denver's real estate market is as hot as it can be. As we are heading into spring, there is not much more inventory and a ton more buyers starting to look. I have been out every w...

When Is The Best Time To Sell Your Home
Tips to Selling Your Home at the Perfect TimeThe Denver Real Estate market has been scorching hot this spring. The question is when is the best time of the year to sell your home. ...

Tips To Writing A Personal Letter To A Home Seller
The Denver Real Estate market today is hot. . .  for Sellers that is. Buyers on the other hand are having to work harder then ever to try to get under contract to purchase a ...

Just Listed 3884 S Bannock St Englewood CO 80110
Just Listed $305,0003884 S. Bannock St. Englewood CO 801103 Beds, 1 Bath, 1,524 Sq.Ft.OPEN HOUSE SAT/SUN 11-4!!!!Beautiful Englewood bungalow features completely remodeled kitchen,...

Want A Professional Basketball Career Time To Get An Agent
Having a professional European Basketball career that lasted over 13 years I learned many lessons. One of the most important lessons I learned, is that aside from always playing we...

In Colorado Dont Buy Adopt
When it becomes time to add to your family with a furry friend think adopt instead of buy,  Here's why:Puppy Mills- Puppy mills are large-scale commercial dog breeding operati...

Homes For Sale In Denver At Historical Lows
The end of February marked the lowest inventory amount of home or sale in Denver since 1985. There were 3,963 active listings , representing a 6.11% decrease in inve...

Statistics People In Colorado Are Moving
People in Colorado are moving at the highest rate in the country!I'm sure you noticed that people are moving to Colorado in droves, and a quick look at recent stats will also let y...

Afeni Shakur Mother Of 2pac Dead At 69
Afeni Shakur Mother Of 2pac Dead At 69Former Black Panther Afeni Shakur passed away Tuesday the 3rd of May at 69 years of age. Shakur apparently died from a heart attack after taki...


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