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My area of expertise is helping buyers and sellers with the purchase and sale of property. Specifically, I deal with mostly with the older homes in Denver Metro and Golden neighborhoods. The company I work for is called Nostalgic Homes. I have extensive knowledge of all of the neighborhoods in these areas and can make excellent recommendations to fit my buyer's lifestyle and needs, whether they are looking for an already established neighborhood, or are interested in obtaining property in an up and coming area. Since the majority of the homes that I help buyers with are dated between 1860-1945, there can be various expensive items that an agent should pay close attention to, besides the obvious cosmetics. While many older homes have already been updated throughout the years, it's important that I am able to bring to my buyer's attention plumbing, electrical, sewer line, roof, structural, and other major systems that may or may not be in good condition. This gives my buyers a much better sense of what kind of 'fix-ups' that will or will not be in store for them after they make their purchase. When assisting my sellers, in any market place, but especially now, it's important that sellers understand and know what to expect. I do extensive current market research of the neighborhood and area to inform them of how many days they can expect their house to be on the market, the best price they can achieve, given the current condition of their property, any fix-ups they can do to help achieve a higher price, and instruct them on how to stage and prepare their home for the public so that they can achieve the best offer with the shortest days on the market.

Experience in the area

I have been investing in real estate since I was 25 years old and own several properties. I've lived in Denver proper for the last 20 years. I have held a certified real estate license for the last 8 years and have been selling real estate full time since.

Organizations

Denver Board of Realtors National Association of Realtors

Education/Credentials

My actual degree is a Bachelor of Fine Arts. I worked in this field for several years after college, before my love of real estate developed. As a licensed Realtor, I have taken a code of ethics, assuring all of my clients that they are treated fairly, with respect and knowledge of the field that of my expertise. I continually advance my knowledge of the field by taking many different courses that the Denver Board of Realtors offers each year to stay abreast of current and upcoming market conditions and certain problems to stay aware of to keep my clients fully informed as real estate changes.

Past/Present Clients

Can provide a list of names, numbers and emails of current and past clients upon request.

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Recent Answers from Mary Mahoney

2015-09-08 Denver:

Hi Jackie,    In deed, Denver's real estate market is quite hot, especially if you are a seller. Because of lack of inventory, the influx of people moving here (and a change in legislation a few years

2013-07-15 Earnest money:

Hello,   If I understand your question correctly, the Buyer defaulted pertaining to having to sell their place by a certain time frame, was unable to meet that deadline, and nothing was written in the

2013-03-12 Relocation service:

Hi, the company I work for has one of the top relocation services in the nation. I would call Pam Darby at Kentwood Real Estate. Her info is below. She can explain how everything works via email or over

2012-06-23 Closing no show:

It would appear you have every right to the earnest money, especially if you did not extend in writing, with signatures from both parties. The other Realtor should be in better communication with you.

2012-01-03 Buying house:

Linda,  This is out of my area of expertise. I have enlisted the help of a retired real estate attorney, who now works in the lending field, to see what would be the best course of action to help you get

 

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