Jim Cavoto Managing Broker's Blog Posts

Options To Sell Your Home Without Listing On MLS

Not Ready to Sell Publicly?  Let’s talk about a Pocket ListingA “Pocket Listing” is listing that is not on the MLS. It is a listing promoted to a small pool of interested buyers and

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HomeReady Will Help More Buyers Buy Homes

Introducing HomeReady™ MortgageWe understand the financial challenges many homebuyers are facing: they can’t afford a large down payment; they may have multiple student loans; or they may rely

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What Are They Saying About Denver

Denver - Favorite for Growth in Home Sales and Demand Exceeding SupplyAlthough it’s freezing in the winter, this mountain metro is the hottest when it comes to real estate. Denver is on track

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Home Renovation Loans Fannie Mae HomeStyle And FHA 203k

If you own a home or are planning on owning a home in the near future, there’s a chance that you might want to perform some home renovations. Or you could be planning on purchasing a "fixer."

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Ion Real Estate Presents Labor Day Weekend Beach Dance Party

Ion Real Estate Presents:Private VIP event for Denver Metro Social Club (DMSC)Private Beach Party!  Come out and make new friends and hang out with all the friends you have already made

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Five Colorado Lakes You Probably Never Knew Exsisted

06JulFive Colorado lakes you probably never knew exsisted119 comments - Leave commentPosted in:Colorado Spotlight, OutdoorsSome of the most beautiful Lakes on the face of the planet

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We Believe Colorado Is The Best State In The Entire Country

We believe Colorado is the best state in the entire country. Now you don’t have to take our word for it, but here is a list of reasons why we feel this way. From our beautiful city scenery to

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ForSalebyOwnercom Founder Uses Agent To Sell Home

The founder of a popular for-sale by owner Web site used a real estate broker to help sell his 2,000-square-foot, two-bedroom New York apartment after it lingered on the market for six months. Colby

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The True Cost Of Waiting To Buy And Sell Your Home

I come to you asking for your assistance, wanting to assist you, and talk some real market numbers and how they are affecting you.Why is it time to buy or sell?  Why is it time to "Move Up

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NEW FICO SCORE SUITE TO LAUNCH THIS SUMMER

FICO is releasing a new version of their FICO score this summer, called the FICO Score Nine.  This new product is expected to address the concerns that lenders have regarding score variations

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Wells Fargo City Of Denver Launch Downpayment Assistance Program

Wells Fargo, city of Denver launch down-payment assistance programWells Fargo and city of Denver officials on Wednesday announced a program to provide $4.5 million in down-payment assistance to

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Home Prices Post Strongest Annual Gain In Nearly 8 Years

Home prices in most metropolitan areas grew significantly in the third quarter, with the national median price rising at its fastest annual clip in nearly eight years, according to the National

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18 Ways To Come Up With A Down Payment

Many future buyers find it difficult to accumulate enough cash for a down payment, especially if they are saddled with heavy debt. With some discipline and creative strategies, you can probably come

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You Are Invited To A Roaring 20s Party March 1 2014

Ion Real Estate & Mortgage along with Stoney's Full Steam Tavern Present:Mardi Gras - "Roaring 20's" Party!Nothing spells fun like the Roaring '20s Party @ Stoney's Full Steam Tavern. March 1st

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Dont Be Pre Approved For A Mortgage

All Mortgages are not created equal!Pre-Approved Mortgages Vs. Fully Underwritten Approved Mortgages.When looking to buy a home, one of the first things you are asked by your Realtor is "Have you

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The Best City In The US

The Best City in the USThe city for stoners and scholars, gay rights and human rights, sun worshippers and skiers, artists and performers, beer lovers and bike riders.Could Denver, Colorado be the

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Mortgage Rates Reach The Lowest Point In Four Months

Mortgage rates continue to trend lower, with the rates now dropping to a 4-month low. Freddie Mac’s latest survey reported that the average fixed mortgage rates hit their lowest levels since June

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New FHA Program

If you are not aware, there is a new program opportunity through FHA called ‘Back to Work’- Extenuating Circumstances  There are a three main requirements for borrowers who have

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Denver Maintains Its Trek Toward Recovery

Denver maintains its trek toward recovery, posting the 18th consecutive month of year-over-year home price growth. The Denver Business Journal elaborates:The index (HPI) for the Denver

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FHA Loan Made Just A Little Easier

The FHA has made it drastically easier for once-struggling homeowners to qualify for an FHA loan.The Federal Housing Administration has announced in a letter to mortgagees that it will reduce

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Wells Fargo CEO Says Housing Prices Will Keep Rising

Interest rates have been on the rise the last 4 weeks about 1/4% a week for total of 1% over just 30 days ago.... what does this mean?  Does this mean people are going to stop buying? Does it

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Denver Is The 8th Fastest Growing City In The Country

Denver is the 8th Fastest Growing City in the US...The state of Texas is growing fast. The state has eight of the nation’s 15 fastest-growing cities and six of the top seven, according to the U.S.

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Denver Metro Free Tours

In these uncertain times we are all looking for a good deal.  Well there’s no better deal than FREE!  The Denver Metro Area offers a wide variety of free tours that are great for

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Top of the Town Mexican Restaurant

Los Arcos Mexican restaurant has been a favorite for locals from the Arvada and Westminster area for over 30 years.  So there was a certain amount of validation to see that they were mentioned

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The Big Bank Sold Us Lie

After the "Crash" the "Big 4" banks started a rumor... "it's the loans we gave to 'subprime' borrowers... It was the buyer fault!  The Truth is these 'subprime' borrowers were sold a lie! ;

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