Author: Lee Riley

Take Pictures Now

Better Homeowners Take Pictures Now  Preserve the memories you’re making by taking photographs of your home now. The pictures will remind you of the role your home played with your family and life. Reminiscing is easier when scrolling through pictures to remind you of people and times. One of the least heard regrets is that […]

Make Your Offer Standout

Better Homeowners Make Your Offer Standout  If a seller was looking at two offers for exactly the same price on their home, there would still be things that could make one standout more than the other. If there happens to be more than two offers, things can really get sticky for a buyer. For that […]

Who would want to be without one?

Better Homeowners Who would want to be without one?  When the 75 year old man who had been widowed four times was asked why he was getting married again, he said “for the little bit that they eat, I wouldn’t want to be without one.” In a torrential rainfall, you wouldn’t want to be without an […]

Have a safe Memorial Day weekend

    Memorial Day is the last Monday in May Originally known as Decoration Day, it began in 1865 by decorating the graves of Civil War patriotic soldiers and later to remember the U.S. men and women who lost their lives serving their country.     Lee Riley Jann C. Pitcher Real Estate 2261 Eagle […]

Have a safe Memorial Day weekend

    Memorial Day is the last Monday in May Originally known as Decoration Day, it began in 1865 by decorating the graves of Civil War patriotic soldiers and later to remember the U.S. men and women who lost their lives serving their country.     Lee Riley Jann C. Pitcher Real Estate 2261 Eagle […]

You’ve Got Money!

Better Homeowners You’ve Got Money!  Imagine that after checking www.SSA.gov to see what you can expect when you retire and estimated what your minimum required distributions from your retirement accounts will be, you’ve discovered that you’re not going to have enough retirement income to cover your living expenses. Ideally, it would be perfect if the […]

Live the Dream

Better Homeowners Live the Dream  Consumers are more easily living the American Dream of owning a home because of the incredibly low mortgage rates. Today, most buyers can get a much lower rate than their parents or grandparents got on their first home. In a recent housing survey, FNMA released information about consumers’ thoughts on […]

May 2015 Pagosa Springs Real Estate Newsletter

Spring has sprung. The grass is green, the bulbs are blooming, and all the trees are sprouting new leaves. We’ve received more rain the past couple days than we’ve seen in the past two months. It rained most of last night and through the morning. This is great news, after we had one of the […]

Amortization

Better Homeowners Amortization  The word describes the process of accounting that will repay a loan over time. Residential buyers will most commonly be required to have an amortized mortgage. When amortizing a fixed rate mortgage, the payment remains constant for the entire term but the allocation of what goes to principal and interest changes with […]

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