Radon Testing Required in Colorado

In Colorado, it’s not a matter of do you have radon, it’s a question of how much radon do you have? What is Radon? Radon is a naturally-occurring radioactive gas that can cause lung cancer. Radon gas is inert, colorless and odorless. Radon is naturally in the atmosphere in trace amounts. Outdoors, radon disperses rapidly […]

OpenDoor Hit With A Huge Fine

When you sell a house, you’re looking to get the most you can for it. What if a company promised you’d make more money selling it to them than you would on the open market? You’d probably say, “Sold!” According to the FTC, that’s what house buying company Opendoor Labs told people looking to sell their homes […]

Additional COVID-19 Forebearce Directives

Sept 27, 2021, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published Mortgagee Letter (ML) 2021-24, Extension for COVID-19 Forbearance and COVID-19 Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Extensions.   This ML provides: Up to six months of COVID-19 Forbearance for borrowers requesting their initial COVID-19 Forbearance on October 1, 2021, through the end of the COVID-19 National Emergency, […]

New Rental Legislation in Colorado

During the 2019 Colorado legislative session a number of Bills passed that affect property managers, landlords and tenants. Some of the Bills highlights: HB19-1106 (Rental Application Fairness Act) This Bill concerns the rental application process for prospective tenants. Some of the Bill’s highlights include: A landlord shall not charge a prospective tenant a rental application […]

2018 Remodeling Value Report for the Rocky Mountain Region

  Many times when I’m talking to potential home sellers especially in Pueblo West CO they often ask what they can do to increase the value of their home and ultimately the selling price. Remodeling magazine recently published their 31st annual cost vs value report that offers “an unbiased, third party report on how much […]