Candy Wallendorf's Blog Posts

Keeping This Year Taxes In Mind

MAXIMIZE YOUR DEDUCTIONS:Deductions allow you to reduce the amount of taxes you owe so you keep more money in your pocket.  Here are some of the most common deductions people make on their

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Its Not To Early To Start Thinking About Taxes

For many, filling out tax forms is a time-consuming and frustrating task.  Perhaps that's why nearly a quarter of Americans wait until the last minute to start preparing their returns. 

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Real Estate Broker Vs A Real Estate Agent

What Is a Real Estate Broker vs. a Real Estate Agent (and Which Should You Hire)?By Daniel Bortz | Nov 2, 2017KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStockWhat is a real estate broker? Many

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Is It A Good Time To Buy Or Sell

If you're thinking of buying a home or listing your current one, you may be wondering, is it a good time?  The truth is, it depends on your local market.  Remember, when you're ready to

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9 Reasons You Need An Agent To Help You Buy Or Sell A Home

Whether your selling your first or fourth home, buying an existing property or building a new home, there's one thing you need:  a reputable agent.  While some may say you can buy or sell

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Why Buy A New Home

1.  Avoid having to renovate or make repairsSince everything is brand new, it may be years before you have to update or repair major features or systems.2.  Opportunity to customize the

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Closing On Your New Home

Prior to closing your lender or escrow company will work with a title company to research the deed and ensure it's free of any liens of other ownership entities, among other things.  If you

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Make Sure Your Credit Is In Great Shape

Get a copy of your credit report and check your score, if you see any errors, be sure to get them taken care of before you apply for a loan.Avoid making large purchases:While it's tempting to shop

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Getting Pre Qualified For A Mortgage

Get prequalified for a mortgage, if you're planning to finance your purchase.  This will help you determine how much house you can afford.  Use an online affordability calculator to get a

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Finding The Right Home For Your Needs

Since buying a home is a process of elimination, not a process of selection, you may have to prioritize the items on your list to find the right home for your needs.  Consider how much you'd be

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The Buying Process

Are you in the market fora home?  If it's your first time purchasing a home, you may wonder what to expect during the buying process.  Even if you've purchased a home before, the process

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Homeowners Insurance What Does Your Cover

9 Things Typical Homeowners Insurance Doesn't Actually CoverBy Audrey Ference | Oct 26, 2017 designbase/iStockThink your home insurance policy covers every mishap 

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Its Time To Be Good To You Too

Everyone needs a break now and then, and that includes you!  We all need to recharge and renew; you do, too!  Give yourself permission to put your own needs and wants first sometimes

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Adventures In RealEstate Blogging

Today we learned what how to blog on Kunversion, use squeeze pages and how to boost our blogs.So beneficial to be able to discuss the "whys" of blogging and do it together as a team.I love selling

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Millionaire To Millennials

Millionaire To Millennials: Buy A Home Now! 2.9KSHARES 2.4K 99 0 27 350 In a CNBC article, self-made millionaire David Bach

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Exclusive Right To Buy Information Conclusion

Section 5 and 6 list the duties of the broker of the firm.  These duties must be met or the buyer can cancel the contract.Check with Candy@ EXIT Realty for more information and assistance.;

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Exclusive Right To Buy Contract Part 2

When looking at your contract, sections 2 and 3 define the buyer, broker, and the agreement between them.Section 4 explains the relationship between the 2 (or 3) parties.  If the agent is

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What Is An Exclusive Right To Buy Listing Contract

If you are in the market for a new hoke, get used to signing documents.  An exclusive right to buy listing contract is an agreement between the client and the broker or real estate agent

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Surprised By Your Closing Cost

More Than Half of All Buyers Are Surprised by Closing CostsAccording to a survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by the closing costs required

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How To Stop Stressing For Good

You know that meditation, yoga, and tai chi are relaxing-and they do more than help you  chill!  New research in Frontiers in Immunology reveals that these mind-body practices can actually

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Help A Hero

Help A HeroSend healthy snacks to the troopsCan you spare protein bars or other healthy meal replacement bars?  If so, please send the to Keystone Military Families!  This nonprofit

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The Difference Between Pre Approval And Pre Qualification

The Difference Between Pre-Approval and Pre-QualificationWhen purchasing a house, your real estate agent may suggest getting “pre-approved” or “pre-qualified” before you buy.

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Westminster Colorado Is Growing Read Article

Denver favorite, Marczyk Fine Foods will open their third location on the first floor of Origin hotel in Downtown Westminster. Coined as “Marczyk 2.0” the 9,000-sq. ft. store will

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Home Value

For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers Homeowners: Do You Know Your Home’s Value? The latest edition of CoreLogic’s

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FSBO

One reason home owners decide to sell their home as a For-Sale-By-Owner is to avoid paying real estate agent commissions. Homeowners believe that they can sell their home without the

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Fair Housing

  Information is intended for general purposes only. REcolorado does not intend this information as legal opinion and accepts no responsibility for its use. Please consult your attorney

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Summer Melt Down For Metro Housing Market

 Metro Housing Market Sees Summer CoolingThe latest data from REcolorado shows the eleven-county Denver metro real estate market experienced a summer cooldown across most major housing

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Westminster Real Estate Facts From REColorado

WESTMINSTER REAL ESTATE FACTS The median home value in Westminster, CO is $348,529. This is higher than the county median home value of $274,600. The national median

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Westminster Properties

Beautiful properties in Westminster, Colorado.  Come take a look, one just might be your forever.

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Days On Market

Median Days On The Market Drops To 27! [INFOGRAPHIC] 429SHARES 1.5K 76 53 5 295 Some Highlights: The National Association of

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Low Interest Rates Affect Purchasing Power

The High Impact Of Low Interest Rates On Your Purchasing Power127SHARES03530458According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year

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Three Midyear Work Resolutions To Make TodayDavid Sturt and Todd Nordstrom , CONTRIBUTOR Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.ShutterstockThink back to six months ago, at the

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10 Ways

10 Ways to Know You Found the Right HouseShould you sleep on your decision before buying a house? Pin Share Flip EmailSteve Cole/Vetta/Getty ImagesByElizabeth Weintraub Updated March 12, 2017It

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10 Ways To Know You Found The Right Housw

10 Ways to Know You Found the Right HouseShould you sleep on your decision before buying a house? Pin Share Flip EmailSteve Cole/Vetta/Getty ImagesByElizabeth Weintraub Updated March 12, 2017It

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Pre Approved Should Always Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where

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Understanding Mortgage Lingo

Whether you are about to tackle the mortgage process for the first time or the fifth time, you need to get the lingo behind the magic.  Loan officers will inevitably use these terms and phrases

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Interrupted Sleep No Wonder You Are Moody

Interrupted Sleep? No Wonder You’re MoodyBy Robert Rosenberg, DOThose of us in sleep medicine are very familiar with the effects of sleep deprivation. Many studies have shown us problems

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How Do Mortgages Work? What You Need to Know About the Home Loan ProcessBy Julie Ryan Evans | Jun 13, 2017gerenme/iStockMortgages might be one of the most essential and

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Buying Is Now Cheaper Than Renting

Buying Is Now 33.1% Cheaper Than Renting in the USThe results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a

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What Happens After You Make An Offer On A House

BUYWhat Happens After You Make an Offer on a House?By Audrey Ference | Jun 5, 2017 HAKINMHAN/iStockMaking an offer on a house—much like a marriage proposal—is equally exciting

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You Need Real Estate Professionals When Buying Or Selling

Whether you are buying or selling a home it can be quite an adventurous journey, which is why you need an experienced real estate professional to guide you on the path to your ultimate.

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Check out these new listings in walnut grove in Westminster CO near Stanley Lake High school!  IF you are need to start the search fora  new home I would love to help you get on the right

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Can You Get A Mortgage With Student Loan Debt

Many college graduates hoping to buy a home wonder how to get a mortgage while saddled with student loan debt. Is it even possible to take on more monthly bills when you're

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