Author Archives: tjohnson

It Isn’t Final Until It’s Funded

November 29, 2016

Mortgage approval isn’t final until it’s funded.  Things can change prior to the loan being closed that can affect a pre-approval such as changes in the borrowers’ financial situation or possibly, factors beyond their control like interest rate changes. Good… Read More »

Colorado Ski Resort Schedule

November 18, 2016

It’s time to get your Skis and Snowboards dusted off and hit the slopes. Full schedule of Colorado Ski Resorts from Opening to Closing.  

Tom Johnson, Denver/Aurora Colorado Realtor – Client Recommendation

September 18, 2016

Tom is a Gold Club, Denver/Aurora Colorado Realtor.  Recommendation provided September 2016 from the purchase of a new build home from Lennar Homes.  Thank you Evan and Jennifer; you two were great to work with. Recommendation:  “Tom was awesome! Always available to head to… Read More »

Tom Johnson, Denver/Aurora Colorado Realtor – Client Recommendation

August 30, 2016

Tom is a Gold Club, Denver/Aurora Colorado Realtor.  Recommendation provided August 2016 from a home seller.  Thank you Aaron and Ali.  It was a pleasure serving your needs, furthermore, you you will be missed. Recommendation: “Tom was great.  He was accommodating with times for… Read More »

How Will It Feel?

July 26, 2016

It has been said that change is the only constant. Most of the financial experts have been expecting interest rates to increase along with home prices. While homes, in most markets, have definitely seen increases over the past five years,… Read More »

Opportunity Can Disappear

July 17, 2016

In the last few years, some people who were unable to sell their homes, rented them instead. The market has improved in most places and the home may easily sell now and possibly, for a higher price. Even though the… Read More »

Retirement Funds for Home Purchase

July 13, 2016

For the person who has good credit and income but not enough money for the down payment on a home, their qualified retirement program could offer them some help. The rules are different depending on whether it is a 401(k),… Read More »

Choose a Lower Tax Rate

July 8, 2016

Choose a Lower Tax Rate – 6/20/2016 During campaign season, it is not unusual to hear a candidate criticized because they make a lot of money but pay little in income tax. While it might not seem fair, taxpayers are… Read More »

Increase Your Marketability

July 3, 2016

The seller has three tools available to affect the marketability of their home: price, condition and terms. Price is the easiest to adjust for the competing properties, amount of inventory or market conditions. However, lowering the price is not necessarily… Read More »

If you’re going to play, GET IN THE GAME

June 30, 2016

If competition is a buyer’s biggest concern, for goodness’ sake, get in the game. In a new survey of close to a thousand home buyers conducted by Redfin, affordability is still the number one concern but due to low inventories,… Read More »