Michael Le's Blog Posts

Why Is So Much Paperwork Required To Get A Mortgage

When buying a home today, why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application? It seems like they need to know everything about you. Furthermore, it

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4 Most Popular Bottom Line Investments In America

Every year, Gallup surveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks, gold, and savings.

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Are Older Generations Really Not Selling Their Homes

Many studies suggest one of the main reasons for the inventory shortage in today’s market of homes for sale is that older generations have chosen to “age in place” over

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Make Your Money Work For You

According to data released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Americans can expect an estimated average refund of $3,143 this year when filing their taxes. This is down

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4 Proven Ways Real Estate Can Build Sizable Family Wealth

Recently, David Greene, co-host of the BiggerPockets podcast and a nationally renowned author and speaker, wrote an article in Forbes explaining how investing in real estate

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Rethink Selling On Your Own

Think You Should For Sale By Owner? Think Again! Some Highlights: For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without the representation of a real estate broker or

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Make Sure The Price Is Right

Selling Your Home? Make Sure the Price is Right!If you’ve ever watched “The Price is Right,” you know that the only way to win is to be the one to correctly guess the price of the

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Dip In Rates

Is the Recent Dip in Interest Rates Here to Stay?Interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage climbed consistently throughout 2018 until the middle of November. After that point, rates returned

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Excited About Buying A Home This Year Here Is What To Watch

Excited About Buying A Home This Year? Here’s What to WatchAs we kick off the new year, many families have made resolutions to enter the housing market in 2019. Whether you are thinking of finally

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Why House Dont Sell

As we approach the end of the year, many homeowners find themselves asking the question, “If we’re currently in a strong real estate market, why won’t my house sell?”Below are the

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Homeowners Aged 65 Have 48x More Net Worth Than Renters

Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Their latest survey data

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75 Percent Of Renters Have Been MIsinformed

Recently, multiple headlines have been written asserting that homeownership is less affordable today than at any other time in the last decade. Though the headlines are accurate, they lack context

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Bankruptcy Blues Not True

Boomerang Buyers: Most Qualify for Financing in 2-3 YearsAccording to a new study from Lending Tree, Americans who have filed for bankruptcy may be able to rebuild enough credit to

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What Do You Need To Do To Get Your Home Ready

20 Tips for Preparing Your House for Sale This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]Highlights: When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible! There

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Not Your Mama Or Papas Interest Rates

Be Thankful You Don’t Have to Pay Your Parents’ Interest Rate! Interest rates hovered around 4% for the majority of 2017, which gave many buyers relief from rising home prices and helped

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Choosing The Right Home

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Home to Retire InAs more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In

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Homeownership

Homeownership: “The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated”The famous quote by Mark Twain in the title of this article can be used to describe homeownership in America today. Last,

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Buyer Bidding Wars

Bidding Wars Abound… How Long Will They Continue? 320SHARES 257 19 0 8 36 Just like with any product or service, the law of supply and demand impacts home prices.

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Selling

U.S. Housing Inventory Crunch Continues… List Your House Today! 1.1KSHARES 875 97 0 16 147 Every winter, families across the country decide if this will be

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Appraisal Gap Narrows

Gap Between Homeowners & Appraisers Narrows To Lowest Mark In 2 Years 341SHARES 278 16 0 4 43 In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is

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New Tax Code

What Impact Will The New Tax Code Have On Home Values? 898SHARES 696 66 0 7 129 Every month, CoreLogic releases its Home Price Insights Report.

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Did You Know

61% Of First-Time Buyers Put Down Less Than 6% 325SHARES 301 19 0 5 0 According to the National Association of Realtors’ latest Realtors Confidence

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Time To Sell

Thinking of Selling? Now is the Perfect TimeIt is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes

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Fist Home

Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home? 323SHARES 295 21 0 7 0 There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or

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Dreaming Of The American Dream

93% Believe Homeownership Is Important In Attaining The American Dream 781SHARES 614 56 0 13 98 Americans continue to believe that homeownership is important in

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FICO Scores On Approved Home Loans Drop Again

FICO® Scores on Approved Home Loans Drop Again According to Ellie Mae’s latest Origination Report, the average FICO® Score on all closed loans dropped to 722 which is

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Winter Selling

4 Reasons To Sell This Winter [INFOGRAPHIC] 1.6KSHARES 1.3K 99 0 1 199 Some Highlights: Buyer demand continues to outpace the supply of homes for sale which means

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712,000 Homes In The US Regained Equity In The Past 12 Months! 771SHARES 602 60 0 0 109 CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 

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First Time Home Buyers,For Buyers,For Sellers,Move-Up BuyersHow Rising Prices Will Help You Build Family Wealth In 2018 3.1KSHARES 2.5K 104 0 1 512 Over the next

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The Benefits of Homeownership Go Beyond the FinancialHomeownership is a major part of the American Dream. As evidence of that, 91% of Americans believe that owning a home is either essential

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Top 5 Reasons You Shouldnt FSBO

Top 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t FSBO Tuesday December 26th, 2017  For Sellers, FSBOs, Move-Up BuyersIn today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some

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21248 E Pennwood Dr

21248 E Pennwood Dr, Centennial, CO 80015 For SaleLooking for the home in Centennial, Colorado? Look no further, this property is located on a very prime location that you’d love. 21248 East

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April 2016 Metro Denver Market Update

Denver-area home prices may be leveling off this summer.Compared to the previous month, the metro-Denver residential real estate market experienced increases in virtually every category. While the

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Beautiful Gem Located In Aurora Colorado

19961 E 59th Pl Aurora, CO 80019In between the grand Rocky Mountains and the great plains of the heart land you’ll find this gem of a home.   Residing in Aurora Colorado, this home sits

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3681 S Albion St Cherry Hills Village

New Listing in Cherry Hills Village3681 S Albion Street, Cherry Hills Village, Colorado 80113 listed by Michael Le 303-356-8282Cherry Hills, Colorado is one of the most affluent communities in the

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