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Foreclosure rates decrease in September, 2013  According to The Denver Post, in both Colorado and the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield area, the foreclosure rate among outstanding mortgage loans was 0.7% for September - a decrease of 0.6% from September 2012, according to CoreLogic.  This is considerable...
11/01/2013
I am sorry, but no, you cannot have the lock box combination!  Working with buyers, I often get asked "Can I have the lock box so I can take measurements?," or  "Can I have the lock box so I can show my parents my new house?"  The Division of Real Estate is very clear on this subject.  Providing ...
08/14/2013
A lender's delays in a short sale is terribly unfair to Buyers and Sellers!  Last April, I began working with a seller who needed to sell his property.  After doing a market analysis, we aggressively priced it so that we could obtain a timely offer. As we were preparing all of the listing documen...
06/27/2013
Honor Farmers Market this week as we celebrate National Farmer Market week . As a photographer I find the wonderful produce at farmers markets across the country a bounty of colorful subjects. This past year I captured images from markets in Denver, Belmar (Lakewood), Crested Butte, Hood River Va...
08/07/2012
Thank you firefighters for your valiant efforts in Colorado. Because of you thousands of families are able to celebrate the 4th of July in their own homes. My heart goes out to all of the families across the state who lost their homes to the extensive fires. Please do not ignore the fireworks ban...
07/04/2012
The High Park fire in Colorado explodes to 33,000 acres.  Front range residents are watching the spread of this incredibly, volatile and unpredictable fire with fear and trepidation. On Saturday, June 9, the fire grew to 8,000 acres; yesterday, the wildfire expanded to 22,000 acres. This morning,...
06/11/2012
Denver's housing market is hot!  Oh what a difference a few months make.  In May, 2012, the average price for a single family home was $307,896, UP 10.18% from May, 2011.  Condo prices were UP 12.00% over the same time period. Inventory for homes is way down:  In May, 2011, our market had 17,888 ...
06/09/2012
Receiving a CRS referral in the Denver area is a win-win for all parties!  By that, I mean, sellers, listing broker, referring broker and even the new buyers!  Within the past month, I received a referral from a CRS in North Dakota.  She had found me on the CRS website, researched me and then cal...
04/26/2012
My Lakewood, Colorado garden is full of blooms.  I love this time of year because my backyard is full of color and wonderful fragrances.  Lilacs, hyacinths and tulips abound.  Our winter this year in Colorado was especially dry so I worried that my garden might suffer, however, my lilac bush has ...
04/22/2012
A one hour showing window is a disservice to all parties!  The market here in Denver is incredible hot right now with homes going under contract within just days of appearing on the multiple listing service and many before they even are posted....and we are seeing multiple offers again!  Working ...
04/21/2012
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Emelyn Morris-Sayre

CRS, REALTOR, Lakewood/Denver 303-517-5116
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