Featured New Real Estate Listing in Colorado $290,000

As a courtesy to some of my favorite Real Estate agents here in Colorado, I have invited them to post new listings as soon as they hit the market.  It allows more exposure for the property and you get to see the properties as soon as they hit the market. Just listed today 02/08/2018: GREAT HOME … [Read more...]

4 Top Real Estate Blogs

4 Top Real Estate Blogs Keeping up to date on industry best practices and news in the information age has never been easier. With hundreds of blogs and other options at your fingertips, the biggest problem is: Where to begin? This list below will narrow your search and provide you … [Read more...]

How to Unfreeze a Consumer Credit Report

Following the announcement of the Equifax credit data breach in September 2017, many consumers placed a freeze on their credit reports in order to prevent unauthorized credit activity. Prior to obtaining any new credit, however, consumers must authorize reporting bureaus to lift that … [Read more...]

How To Preserve Your Credit Through the Divorce Process

  When working with people that are contemplating or going through divorce, I am often asked the question, “What can I do to preserve my credit through the divorce process?” My answer to them is to be pro-active. I have come up with four actions you can take now to make sure you control and … [Read more...]

Divorce Workshops hosted by Women4Women

Women4Women is proud to announce two divorce workshops in April. This is a workshop hosted by women for women to help answer questions and to help get you started in the divorce process. You will be given information that will assist you in making critical decisions that will affect you and your … [Read more...]

Marital vs. Separate Property in a Divorce

Why should you, as a real estate professional, need an understanding of Marital vs. Separate Property? By: Jody Bruns, President Divorce Lending Association Here is a real life example:   2 years ago in the Denver market, a lady called her real estate professional and stated she was … [Read more...]

Attention All Realtors!! Presenting a Unique Marketing Niche

Your favorite CO MortgageGal Will be hosting a 2 hr CE course open to all Realtors looking to increase their referral base, on December 3, 9-11 a.m. at the Greenwood Village, Colorado Mac5 Mortgage Office.  7935 E Prentice Ave, Suite 200, Greenwood Village, CO 80111. Jody Bruns, president of the … [Read more...]

How Will TRID Affect Real Estate Agents?

TRID is just around the corner and many mortgage lenders in Colorado have already taken the necessary steps to be compliant and ready for the changes. As a Real Estate Professional, you may be asking yourself, “How will this affect me and my clients?” Compared to all the changes the industry has … [Read more...]

Divorce vs. Mortgage Financing

By: Jody Bruns: Divorce Lending and Real Estate Association  Divorce and mortgage financing concerns are often a touchy subject in divorce situations. Particularly when one spouse is dependent upon income awarded from the divorce for mortgage qualifying purposes and also when contingent … [Read more...]

10 Credit Myths Debunked

In my 16 years of analyzing credit for mortgages, I have come to realize that everyone has their own ideas about how to increase an individual credit score.  Unfortunately, much of the information is incorrect.  Below is a list of credit myths that are very commonly followed and should really be … [Read more...]