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Nicole's guest, Joey Pizzi of JP Appraisal Services wants consumers to know a few things about the appraisal process to help them before the appraiser arrives, and for buyers to understand the current market filled with over-asking-price offers. It's different than a home inspection.This is what is done during an appraisal: measure, take photos, do…
 
There are a lot of things that go into qualifying for a loan. One that remains the same no matter the product, you need to have a good credit score. If you're looking to purchase a home you need to make sure you're set up to get the best financing you can by having the best credit you can. This week I am beyond excited to share one of my hidden sec…
 
Nicole's guest is Jenny Usaj of Usaj Realty. She explores several zip codes in neighbhoods that have seen a wonderful uptick in prices, as well as ongoing opportunity for investment. Jenny also gives agents advice about how to help their clients drill their buyers down to real needs, rather than distractions when they research online. She wraps up …
 
Listen to this 15-minute recap from January's tips: Why an inspector is a must, Top 4 Things to Know Before an Inspection, and Exiting Forbearance. We've been talking a lot lately about buying your first investment. But what if you're a first-time homebuyer? One of the things that you're going to do right out of the gate when you get under contract…
 
There are things I know, things I wonder about, and things that boggle my mind. Here are a few… I knew demand was about to explode before 2020 began. Demographics told us that. 8.8 to 9.2 million first-time home buyers were coming and they wanted a piece of the American Dream. With the largest age cohort numbering over 23 million, Americans aged 25…
 
This is only one session from the outstanding series of presentations during the Fairway Economic and Housing Summit on December 17. The full event featured presentations by the following. You can watch the replays on YouTube here: Barry & Dan HabibDave Stevens Ivy ZelmanChris WhalenRob ChrismanMike FratantoniModerated by Nicole Rueth, Sarah Middle…
 
Three tips here: Good Buy or Goodbye, Making Money in Your Sleep, and Interest Rates Aren't Why It's Time To Buy - Building Equity Is. When someone asks, “Is this property a good buy?” Or “Should I be saying goodbye and invest elsewhere?” It’s not as easy as giving a quick yes or no. Most of the time there's not a straightforward answer because eac…
 
"Our industry really has a need for professionals that use their platforms to take a stand for things and to help be change-makers in our community. I think the general public oftentimes looks at real estate, certainly in a city like Denver, a growing city where the prices have gone high, and there's people that can't afford to live in certain neig…
 
With a positive highlight from this year being consistent low-interest rates, you may not realize how your home is working for you already. You may be making money in your sleep. And if you haven't purchased a home yet or refinanced the one you want to stay in, this is the time. Align yourself with an experienced Realtor so they can help you realiz…
 
DMAR’s December Market Trends Report was released this morning and provided numbers supporting what we already knew. Demand is strong! Inventory hit an all-time low of 3415 active listings at month-end. Compare this to the average active listings for November month-end of over 14,000 and a happier place of 6,000 units. Sellers are exceeding the typ…
 
Thank you for joining us for another agent talk This week I have Drew Morris, who I've got to know through DMARs Market Trends Committee. He jumped on just a little bit before I did about 2.5 years ago, and he's been a real estate agent for 7.5 years and I bring up the half because he claims it just like I claim my half an inch. Drew Morris is with…
 
Nicole's guest today is Zeona McEntyre. In this episode, they talk about house hacking to financial freedom. House hacking is the way that Zeona thought to be financially independent. And her role now is really just to help empower people, inspire people and get them excited about what's possible. People they think, "Oh yeah, financial independence…
 
There's No Bubble to Burst I keep hearing that people are waiting for the Denver market to cool down to buy or sell. But is that the best plan? Appreciation is at 6.9% year to date, which mean phenomenal growth for those who have purchased and opportunity for those just diving in. How do I know? Because three years ago I was sitting in my backyard …
 
November’s DMAR report highlighting October data reflects just how important the home has become by producing nearly as many records as we saw in last month’s report. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines in fear that the bubble will burst; it is the time to stay engaged. Finding the right home might be challenging, but waiting will only cost…
 
What do the current numbers tell us about the difference between delinquency and foreclosure? About values for the top 10% of home prices vs. the entry-level lower-priced homes? Some highlights to this episode include; We have to make sure that we distinguish this for our clients because the delinquency rates are not foreclosures, they're forbearan…
 
Nicole gives us a chance to meet the new CEO of DMAR, Nobu Hata. Nobu tells us the plans for membership support and value-added benefits. Nicole asks him some questions that you will want to hear the answers to, even if you are not in the DMAR Sphere. His perspective includes what he learned working at NAR. Working with the Realtors, your wife, and…
 
It’s become infinitely more important as it’s our refuge, our workplace, classroom, meeting room, restaurant, escape and for some, our isolation. The Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® (DMAR) October Market Trends Report highlights how this resurgence in our home has played out in the stats. We have the lowest amount of homes for sale for any Se…
 
This is a recap of the tips in September. They include information about all types of loans, limits, how they benefit you including Renovation, CHFA, Jumbo, Conventional, FHA, USDA, and VA. I mean who are Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? (Hint: Unfortunately not the neighbors down the street) As consumers we all want to make sure we understand .. and ca…
 
This week we spent time with Mike Papantonakis, newly inaugurated DMAR Market Chair and agent with Re/Max Alliance. He is one of the new leaders of DMAR but leadership isn't new to Mike. Together we explore how his experience gives him the strength he needs to lead DMAR's Board as well as champion his clients. He reminds us that when we question th…
 
Jill Schafer is Nicole's guest in this episode talking about smoothing the path to homeownership to get to the celebration. That's done through continuous education on behalf of our clients. Jill says, "understanding the market and educating our clients that's not something they could just pick up online I mean, they can read the article, but they …
 
Some of what Dina Piterniece has done to keep communicating with her clients and prospects includes: Picking up the PHONE and TALKING to them about something other than real estate. "Thinking about you" cards to clients. Sending out a regular newsletter with positive ideas. Keeping them updated as the rates kept changing in case they were able to t…
 
Nicole's guest, Amanda Snitker, stated it perfectly in this episode, "We were uniquely prepared for the current market and situation, as agents." The only thing she would change is to not be so tired from everything since April. That means she's busy. That's something to celebrate. She's fine being tired, she didn't want to miss a moment, or opport…
 
Real estate has not only taken a position of favor because it’s now where we are spending most of our time, but it’s also giving homeowners stability in a shifting market. What keeps me up at night? The stock market. As CNN’s Fear & Greed Index moves further into Greed and Citigroup’s Panic/Euphoria Index points towards extreme Euphoria; both point…
 
Pipe Knoll gives all of you some very logical tips to succeed during these times and any time. She says, "This is the time to double down on communicating with clients and being the person that's there to care." And when she started to realize that she was actually becoming her own worst enemy and holding herself back from success. She just started…
 
We know we still have some reluctant hold outs, but for the most part, we have all been participating in at least a few Zoom meetings, or in other venues. Ray Eickhoff has a few tips that even experienced Zoomers may not know or have forgotten. This was the Q&A session after an Agent Ignite session hosted by Nicole Rueth. This Chalk Talk is from Ap…
 
Today's Agent Talk features a professional who raises the bar for all agents. Excellence and ethics are the core of what drives her to treat each client and listing - no matter what price range the same, with the same care and dedication. Get to know her in this edition of The Double Comma Club. ----more---- Brigette is a true champion for her clie…
 
Susan Finch gives agents practical tips regarding video, online meetings, and how to keep from making a fool of yourself when you meet prospects virtually. From how to stand for a headshot, your HD face, warnings about automatic transcripts, video editing tips that no one talks about. Susan also covers equipment tips, online meeting tips, and enoug…
 
Our Chalk Talk experts today are from InkedMichganRealty.com. They covered the benefits of using Matterport virtual home tours and tools, as well as a few other 360 view camera solutions to provide your potential clients added benefits to listing with you, buyers the preview of their next home, as well as added experiences through video and photos.…
 
Learning how to fail is one of the best lessons learned in an industry as humbling as Real Estate. Life, and your career, is a marathon not a sprint with the goal of collecting memories instead of trophies because as we all know, trophies collect dust. Jeff thinks of his agents as his client. His job is to solve their problems so they can do what t…
 
Get me off this COVID-19 rollercoaster! Cases are resurging closing businesses that just opened while risking the recent good news of job creations and lower unemployment we saw from economic reopenings in May and June. The Fed is poised to act to keep rates low and urged lawmakers to accelerate the fourth stimulus package before programs end July …
 
Interest rates are at an all-time low which means a lower monthly payment. But how much? If you are thinking of purchasing a home for $400,000 with 15% down at 4.25%, between taxes, mortgage interest, insurance, and principal, your monthly payment would be around $2,125. BUT that same home purchased at 3.25%, that would lower your payment to about …
 
It's 2020 and we are all being challenged to think outside of the box. You have to put the wide lens on to make sure your plan of action encompasses everything you value and what makes your company unique. And when it comes to real estate, an industry based on connections, it's even more important. This week we are spending time with Jana Miller, M…
 
Nicole's guest is redT Homes CEO, Nathan Adams. He brings a unique perspective to the real estate market in the Denver Metro area because his firm's sweet spot is new construction. First, they covered the growing popularity of townhomes over condos because of shared spaces, including elevators. A townhome is your own germs, your front door is your …
 
Nicole asked Rylan Pyciak for his advice for the first time investor. He says, "Learn, get educated, attend the seminars, find a trusted advisor, then jump and make the move!" He's putting this in practice while fulfilling the requirements by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae before adding his next property. His goal is to own five or six properties. A Ne…
 
Get to know Lori Pace who is way more than an associate broker at Kentwood. This movement leader, compassionate, talented agent talks with Nicole on this Agent Talk episode on The Double Comma Club. Here's a taste, "What I did differently last year changed my business significantly. I stopped focusing on the revenue and started focusing on the rela…
 
Nicole's guest today is Nilmini Hecox. She left us with an interesting perspective as an immigrant from Sri Lanka, turned real estate agent. Our real estate culture here stuns her. As she has become more vulnerable and personal with her clients, she's gained so many insights and stronger relationships. Nilmini says, "The service I offer is about sa…
 
2020 has been a year of historical proportions (what else could possibly happen?) and it’s changed the real estate market. Buyers and sellers alike are no longer only asking, “Do we love this home,” but are now asking questions like, “Is it big enough to work from home?” “Does it provide opportunity and space for my children to play if schooling at…
 
When everyone is looking for a shiny penny, the technology to bring in more business, Euan is focusing on the basics. "At the end of the day, you are your business." You've got to KNOW how you are approaching your business, the value you are bringing to your clients, and your differentiator. If you can't express the simple 'why' you do what you do;…
 
The economy is finding it's footing as people move from safer at home to back to work.. as restaurants and stores begin to open and some sort of new normal takes shape. Real estate is bouncing back with a resurgence in demand and opportunities ... even in this "recession". The nation as a whole is suffering shortages, and demand is ramping up so pr…
 
Sometimes as real estate industry professionals we get caught up in the success, in the transaction, counting units and production. Those are real and tangible and feel good. But when we celebrate the client's success, remembering who the real estate industry is really about, then we stop making it about us and are able to make a dramatic differenc…
 
Forbearance GREAT News for Your Clients. You've heard me talking about how brutal the consequences were for taking a forbearance. It was something the designers of the Cares Act did not foresee. It took FHFA 6 weeks to figure it out. But they finally did. Listen to find out how the 12-month waiting period just got reduced to zero or three months an…
 
Nicole welcomes Alex Tooke, one of the founders of Peak Properties Group to Agent Talk today. Derek Weber and our guest, Alex Tooke have grown Peak to a consistent $100 million in transactions per year company. They have 20 agents and three locations. He really drives home the overuse of the word pivot. There is no need to pivot your business now. …
 
We have Steve Danyliw, who I am honored to have as long as I've known him, which hasn't been long enough. He has been if you will, the man behind the curtain of DMAR's Market Trends report. He is a data geek, which speaks to my heart. He started the market trends report back with Gary Bauer in 2012. He's been in the industry pretty much since birth…
 
Forbearance .. how to get in, get out, and the 12 month waiting period There have been more questions than answers when it comes to forbearance. Banks and servicers are making it oddly easy to get into forbearance making it seem like even if you don't need it, it's the right thing to do. But is it? It can affect your ability to get a lower interest…
 
We see red numbers on this month’s Market Trends Report and this is no surprise, but there are a few silver linings buried in there as well. Let’s start at the top and what’s going on in the economic market, the consumer confidence, and then how it intersects Denver’s real estate market. COVID-19 has impacted us all, some more deeply than others. T…
 
Jeremy Kane joins us with tips for gaining market share while protecting your buyers and sellers. He's a Broker Associate, Realtor at Broker's Guild Cherry Creek Ltd. Jeremy Kane has always been ready jump into the uncomfortable. His ability to switch gears and move quickly has kept his business steady through this pandemic. He shares some of the t…
 
Be an expert in your field. Instead of posting, "Wash your hands..." You should be an expert in real estate or lending. Focus on that. This is the advice from Mike Reff, Co-Founder of Hey Mr.! He joins Nicole for this episode of Chalk Talk on The Double Comma Club. He guided those attending Agent Ignite through the idea that people need to position…
 
In this Agent Talk, Nicole welcomes her long-time friend, Sarah Gallegos who hangs her Gallegos Team shingle with RE/MAX. In this 11-minute episode, Sarah gives us five simple tips in order to stay on top of our businesses, and sanity. These tips will be helpful long after COVID is something we talk about over wine at night. About Sarah: As a RE/MA…
 
One of the causes we are highlighting this month really tugged at Nicole. SafeHouse Denver assists families in reclaiming their lives and building a new one free from domestic violence. Help us help them today. Our guest is Heather Schreck, Annual Giving and Events Manager at SafeHouse Denver About Safehouse Denver: One of the causes we are highlig…
 
The numbers are stacked against us yet we keep charging forward. Real estate agents celebrated last night when Governor Polis announced they could do showings starting on Monday the 27th. Is it back to business as usual? Not even close. Take a look at these numbers Fannie Mae's Home Purchase Sentiments is down 11.7% to its lowest level since Decemb…
 
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