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3 Offers in 2 days!

Status: Under Contract, Taking Backups!
PRICE: $244,900
MLS: #2849347, #737063

3 BEDROOM, 3 BATHROOMS, 2-CAR OVERSIZED GARAGE, 2132 SFT

Beautiful tri-level home with a great floor plan! Large covered deck overlooking the fenced backyard with mature landscape, dog kennel and sprinkler system for plenty of green grass! Stay comfortable with AC and Evaporative cooling in the warm summer days to come! Neutral colors inside with newly refinished hardwood floors, new kitchen counters, fresh paint throughout, and new carpet on lower level. Kitchen appliances included! Low maintenance metal siding, newer water heater and windows. Clean and Move-in ready! Short Walk to Schools, Croke Reservoir, Northwest Open Space, RTD, and nearby Shopping! Just a quick hop to I-25 for a fast commute to Downtown Denver! Quick Possession possible!

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Please call (720-201-3049) or email with any questions about this home or about the current real estate market!

Home Buying After Foreclosure or Bankruptcy- How Long Until I Am Eligible?

Only a few short years ago, the Denver Market was flooded with short sales and foreclosure properties for sale. The bankruptcy rate in Colorado was still fairly high then. Many people lost their homes during that time and have been renting since then. With the current tight rental market and rising rental rates, they may now be wondering, “How long until I can buy again”?

The answer is “it depends…”. Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, Short Sales and Deeds-in-Lieu are all called, “derogatory credit events” in the lending world. The waiting period before you are eligible for a new home loan will vary depending on: which type of “event” you had, the circumstances that lead to it, and the type of loan you want to get for your next house (VA, FHA or Conventional).

The lending world breaks down these events types even further: Foreclosure, Deed-in-Lieu, Short Sale, Multiple Bankruptcies, Chapter 7 Bankruptcies, and Chapter 13 Bankruptcies.

VA seems to be the most forgiving of these derogatory credit events. With VA financing, the buyer is eligible for a new loan only one year after a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The wait period for the other types of events is only two years.

For FHA, the wait period for Chapter 13 bankruptcies is also after one year of on-time payments and approval from the bankruptcy court. It is 2 years for a person having a Chapter 7 or multiple bankruptcies, and 3 years for a Foreclosure, Deed-in-Lieu, or Short Sale.

Conventional Loans tend to be less forgiving. Wait periods range from 2-7 years depending on the type of event. After the wait period is up, the buyer may also be required to come with a higher down payment amount for their new loan.

The following chart, provided by the Wynn Team with Citywide Loans, provides a “short and sweet” visual summary of the waiting periods required for each circumstance and loan type.  Here is the link to the chart:

Derog Waitng Period for mortgages

Buyers should keep in mind that even if the waiting period has elapsed, lenders still make loan approval decisions based on credit scores and debt-to-income ratios. The waiting period is an added requirement.

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June 2013: Denver Metro Real Estate Stats

There were almost 12% more homes for sale in June 2013 than the previous month of May. Perhaps this is in response to the shortage of homes for sale compared to last year (number of home available this June was 16% less than June of 2012). But even with more inventory this month, we are still seeing homes “flying off the market” compared to last year (the number of days on market is about 43 days- which is 40% less time than last year in June). And good news for sellers- the average sold price of a home in the Denver Metro Area is still on the rise. The average sold price of homes sold in June was $349,339 for Residential Dwellings (Detached & Townhomes)- that’s up 7.66% over this time last year! For Condos- the average sold price in June was $198,040- an increase of 9.07% over last June!

 

Source: Denver Metrolist, 06/01/2013-06/30/2013.

June 2013: Sales in The Ranch & Ranch Reserve

Attached Dwelling Listings

Type Price Status SqFt Style Beds Address Office
ATD $233,000 S 2178 2 Story 3 2367 RANCH Dr CBR54
 

Total Number of Attached Dwelling   Listings: 1

Residential-Detached Listings

Type Price Status SqFt Style Beds Address Office  
RES      $320,000 S 3542 2 Story 4 11240 QUIVAS Loop BC001  
RES      $325,000 S 5312 1 Story/Ranch 4 11482 Quivas Way MBD2X  
RES      $765,000 S 5807 2 Story 5 2877 W 115TH Cir REM12  
 

Total Number of   Residential-Detached Listings: 3

 

Total Listings Reported (All Types): 4

 

Source:  IRES data 06/01/13- 06/30/13.  Properties above were listed or sold by the real estate brokerage offices shown.  Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

May 2013: Sales in The Ranch & Ranch Reserve

Attached Dwelling Listings

  Type Price Status SqFt Style Beds   Address Office
  ATD $90,000 S 856 1 Story/Ranch 2   2978 W 119TH Ave MBGOL
  ATD $150,700 S 1275 1 Story/Ranch 2   2927 W 119th Ave 102 0RWST
  ATD $171,000 S 2031 1 Story/Ranch 2   11585 DECATUR St D 1HOME
  ATD $177,000 S 1396 1 Story/Ranch 2   2883 W 119th Ave 204 0153B
  ATD $213,000 S 2178 2 Story 2   2229 RANCH Dr CC123
  ATD $228,000 S 2178 2 Story 3   2285 RANCH Dr MBN61

Total Number of Attached Dwelling Listings: 6

Residential-Detached Listings

  Type Price Status SqFt Style Beds   Address Office
  RES $320,000 S 3616 Tri-Level 4   11224 QUIVAS Loop MBN17
  RES $332,000 S 2757 Tri-Level 4   2336 W 118TH Ave M1558
  RES $356,250 S 3670 2 Story 6   2657 W 118TH Ave KWR30
  RES $445,000 S 5520 2 Story 5   11420 QUIVAS Way MBN41
  RES $690,000 S 4529 1 Story/Ranch 5   2184 W 116TH Ave M1842

Total Number of Residential-Detached Listings: 5

 

Total Listings Reported (All Types): 11

Source:  IRES data 05/01/13- 05/31/13.  Properties above were listed or sold by the real estate brokerage offices shown.  Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

April 2013: Sales in The Ranch & Ranch Reserve

Attached Dwelling Listings

    Type    Price     Status    SqFt     Style      Beds    Address                 Office
      ATD    $325,500    S       2302     2 Story     3      11276 RANCH Pl      MBN41

 

    Total Number of Attached Dwelling Listings: 1

Residential-Detached Listings

Type    Price     Status     SqFt      Style              Beds    Address                                     Office
RES      $330,000    S       3457      Four-Level      5        11261 Quivas Loop                 0CDRL
RES      $491,000    S       4949      2 Story            5        2256 COUNTRY CLUB Loop   CBR18
Total Number of Residential-Detached Listings: 2

Total Listings Reported (All Types): 3

Source: IRES data 04/01/13- 04/30/13. Properties above were listed or sold by the real estate brokerage offices shown. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.

The Ranch Reserve: March 2013 Sales Activity

The Ranch Reserve:  Attached Dwelling Listings

Price Status Address Office
$88,900 A 2978   W 119TH Ave MBGOL
$139,900 A 2882   W 119TH Ave WURR1
$167,000 A 2927   W 119th Ave 102 0RWST
$179,900 A   / B 2883   W 119th Ave 204 0153B
$173,500 S 2971   W 119TH Ave 101 REM36
$178,500 S 2883   W 119th Ave 12-201 0RITZ
$206,000 S 2877   W 119th Ave 102 0INTV
Total   Number of Attached Dwelling Listings: 7

The Ranch Reserve: Residential-Detached Listings

Price Status Address Office
$625,000 A 2751   W 114TH Ct RMW10
$675,000 A 2593   Country Club Ct FRON
$997,500 A 11550   N Decatur St LLEG
$1,395,000 A 2788   W 115th Dr 0CRSS
$2,490,000 A 2391   Ranch Reserve Rdg LLEG
$750,000 A   / B 2811   W 114TH Ct CBR56
$785,000 A   / B 2877   W 115TH Cir REM12
$750,000 P 2811   W 114th Ct FRON
$337,500 S 11655   Decatur Dr 0KWPR
$500,000 S 11403   DECATUR Ct NEW06
$675,000 W 2593   COUNTRY CLUB Ct CBR56
$785,000 W 2877   W 115TH Cir REM12
$1,099,500 X 11235   Clay Ct AFPB
Total   Number of Residential-Detached Listings: 13

Total Listings Reported (All Types): 20

Source:  IRES data 03/01/13- 03/31/13.  Properties above were listed or sold by the real estate brokerage offices shown .  Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.