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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Janus fund manager buys most expensive home in Denver area this year

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

(source: John Rebchook, Insiderealestatenews.com) “Laurent Saltiel knows something about finding values in stocks – and maybe something about values in super luxury homes in the Denver

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New source of energy? Very cool!

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

(source: Newsweek)   “Maybe this means I’m an optimist. Or even a sucker; a fool. All I know is that when I meet Moses, the

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Tax credit fails to help in tight market

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

(source: Denver Business Journal)“…Our market for homes priced at under $200,000 is already overheated; it doesn’t need a lot of tax breaks to encourage sales.

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Denver-area home permits lowest on record

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

Here’s the story (sorry, my link button is broken)…http://insiderealestatenews.com/2009/11/denver-area-home-permits-lowest-on-record/ Check out the chart at the bottom of the article!

5 Tips re: Home Buyer Credit

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

(source: Marketwatch.com) “1. Don’t procrastinate – Start your house search now. Getting an early start will give you a better chance of finding the right

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More on Tax Credit

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

I haven’t been entirely comfortable with the amount of detail out there about the tax credit extension/expansion. So I decided to call the IRS today

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Details on Tax Credit

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

Source: IRS.gov “New legislation, the Worker, Homeownership and Business Assistance Act of 2009, which was signed into law on Nov. 6, 2009, extends and expands

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Residential Real Estate Numerology (wow!)

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

Source: Fast Company Thought these were interesting tidbits… There are 1.1 million Realtors in the US, down 17% from 2007. The median annual salary for

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We’re All Landlords Now

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

Source: CNBC.com (Thanks Paul Barrow!) “Yep, thanks to a new program announced by the nation’s largest owner of home loans, Fannie Mae, troubled borrowers can

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Update on Tax Credit

posted by: Drew Schneider in General

Although Congress has passed the extended/expanded home buyer tax credit bill, Obama hasn’t signed it yet, so it’s not official yet. There is some misinformation

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