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How to choose a realtor (A sellers guide)

When choosing a realtor to sell your home there is one major thing you need to keep in mind. How are they going to market your home? Below are a few tools you want to make sure your agent is utilizing when marketing your home. These tools will ensure that your home is getting the most exposure possible. 1) Do they have a strong online presence? An online presence is very important when trying to [...]

Owner Of Acquire Quoted in Business Journal

When it comes to investing in Colorado Springs real estate, there are not very many realtors who have their hands on the pulse of the market like Acquire Homes agents. The Colorado Springs business journal ran a story about how the market is changing for real estate investors. Of course, they called the president of Acquire for his take on large companies coming entering into the market to purchase investment property. You can see the [...]

By | March 6th, 2013|Investing in Real Estate, News & Updates|0 Comments

Foreclosures Sold in Colorado Springs 02/20/2013

This week there were 40 properties on the El Paso County Public Trustee sale list. By time of the sale, 6 homes were pulled from the list for various reasons. These reasons include bankruptcy filings, continuations made by banks and/or the property deficiency was cured. Out of the 34 properties that were left for auction 12 were sold to investors and 22 went back to the banks. The 22 Colorado Springs foreclosures will start coming [...]

By | February 23rd, 2013|Investing in Real Estate, News & Updates|0 Comments

Foreclosures Sold in Colorado Springs 01/23/2013

This week there were 33 properties on the El Paso County Public Trustee sale list. By time of the sale, 6 homes were pulled from the list for various reasons. These reasons include bancruptcy filings, continuations made by banks and/or the property deficiency was cured. Out of the 27 properties that were left for auction 3 were sold to investors and 24 went back to the banks. The 24 Colorado Springs foreclosures will start coming [...]

By | January 25th, 2013|Investing in Real Estate, News & Updates|0 Comments

Home Flipper Gets 3 Years in Prison

Craig Adams, an investor who flipped homes in Florida was sentenced to 3 years in prison for ripping off more than 40 people. The final draw was receiving $400,000 from a long time friend to buy distressed properties to flip in which Craig did not use for that purpose. Instead, he used his friends money to pay his own bills. The friend was ultimately the one who forced him to turn himself in to authorities. [...]

By | December 7th, 2012|Investing in Real Estate, News & Updates|0 Comments

Foreclosures Sold in Colorado Springs 12/05/2012

This week there were 59 properties on the El Paso County Public Trustee sale list. By time of the sale, 9 homes were pulled from the list for various reasons. These reasons include bancruptcy filings, continuations made by banks and/or the property deficiency was cured. Out of the 50 properties that were left for auction 11 were sold to investors and 38 went back to the banks. The 38 Colorado Springs foreclosures will start coming [...]

By | December 5th, 2012|Investing in Real Estate, News & Updates|0 Comments

Squatters Could Move into Your Home Before Closing

A Florida women, was anxious to sell her mom's home and move on with her life after her mothers passing. But when the buyers realtor showed up at the home for a final walk through before closing, she was amazed at what she discovered. Unbeknownst to her, an entire family had moved into her mother's home while it was under contract. I show up and there are people outside and the door is open and [...]

By | November 30th, 2012|Investing in Real Estate, News & Updates|0 Comments

“The Knock Out”- Real Estate Investing vs Stock Investing

ROUND III Here we are at Round 3, Round 2 went to "REAL ESTATE" due to the tax benefit blows against the stock market compared to real estate. It was closer this round than in round 1, but real estate still took the round. You can see a replay of Round 2 here. We are addressing the question of the never ending battle in many peoples minds. Should I pull my money from the stock [...]

By | November 26th, 2012|Investing in Real Estate, News & Updates|0 Comments

Foreclosures Sold in Colorado Springs 11/21/2012

This week there were 44 properties on the El Paso County Public Trustee sale list. By time of the sale, 4 homes were pulled from the list for various reasons. These reasons include bankruptcy filings, continuations made by banks and/or the property deficiency was cured. Out of the 40 properties that were left for auction 2 were sold to investors and 38 went back to the banks. The 38 Colorado Springs foreclosures will start coming [...]

By | November 24th, 2012|Investing in Real Estate, News & Updates|0 Comments

The Never Ending Fight Round 2- Real Estate vs Stock Market

ROUND II Round I went to "REAL ESTATE" due to the percentage of blows in the rates of return received on cash invested. Stock could not defend itself. You can see a replay of Round I here. We are addressing the question of the never ending battle in many peoples minds. Should I pull my money from the stock market and invest in real estate in Colorado Springs or should I sell my Colorado Springs [...]

By | November 19th, 2012|Investing in Real Estate, News & Updates|0 Comments