Magnets and the Inner Circle

Fisher Friday Flyer – June 24th, 2016

Our Condolences for Terry Wenze and family

For those of you that don’t know, our dear friend, Terry Wenze, lost his daughter, Jenna, two weeks ago at the age of 17. Words cannot express our shock and sadness for the whole family. Terry, you have our love and support as friends, colleagues, and your investor family. For those of you that know Terry and want to send your condolences, you may send cards or letters encouragement to:

 Terry Wenze

19103 Oak Creek Way

Parker, CO 80134


Magnets and the Inner Circle


Sounds like some weird conspiracy documentary title. It’s a consistent topic of discussion in life and business. Who’s in your inner circle? And what does that have to do with magnets? Well, first let’s define the inner circle. For purposes of this blog, it’s the top 5 people you spend the most time around either influencing/being influenced by in your life. And the magnet part? Well each member of your inner circle is like a magnet, yourself included, drawing you up or down. Ever notice how being around someone who is positive makes life seem more positive or how being around someone negative makes life a little gloomier? It takes a REALLY strong magnet to draw 5 other opposing magnets. Who are your magnets? Where are they drawing you? Where are YOU drawing THEM? We are relational beings, it’s how we were created and those relationships draw us places. Sometimes those places are not where we want to go. The beautiful thing about it is this – you can either change the magnets that are drawing you – put in new ones. OR you can draw others to new places and new “pulls.” Neither of them is wrong. Sometimes we pull and pull and others will not come along, at that point, it’s time to replace it with a new magnet and hope it’s better for both “magnets.”


Denver is going to spend $1.4 million dollars to “up their game” in inspections. Is this a little relief for the weary? Although, I’m not sure who is more weary, the inspectors or the investors and contractors. Permits were up 9% last year, they expect 8% this year and are up over 75% since 2009. Current timelines for getting a new building permit are around 12 weeks, which is 3x longer than their goal of 4 weeks. Let’s see what happens!


According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s consumer credit panel, 58% of the mortgages originated in the first quarter had an Equifax Risk score of 760 or higher. Assuming how scores are calculated hasn’t changed, it looks like we’re still in healthy range of lending practices and that the lending market is still pretty tight. In contrast, on 23% of people with credit score of 760 were getting loans in 2004. Bubble, you say? If so, it probably won’t be from overload of “bad” borrowers…


Home automation? Not just the thing of the future. 81% of people with smart home products say they are more likely to buy a home with home automation already installed. We’re on the cusp of the demand, are you going to be on the forefront or following? Simple things like wi-fi thermostats, smart locks, and lighting can be relatively simple and fairly inexpensive.


The latest Mortgage Rates: 30 Year fixed at 3.42% and 5/1 ARMS at 2.69%. Expect investor (non-owner occ) rates to run about ½ point higher on non-owner occ loans. (These are AOL/ reported average rates as of Thursday) 


More listings, more U/C, more sold. Same old, same old. I would expect some slowing a bit here as we come into the later summer months. Stay alert and available. The next deal is around the corner!

New Listing – 1662 (1513 Last week)

Under Contract – 1833 (1782 last week)

Sold – 1466 (1319 last week)

Our Invest Success Mentorship Program is ongoing and we are signing up more students.  Tell your friends. We offer LOCAL webinars, house tours, and small, personalized classes as well as hands-on on-site experience.  You will learn where and how to look for deals!  Oh, and our flagship program requires you to REHAB A HOUSEYou’ll have our ear for a year! Amp up your business with custom systems and procedures. Go to our website for more information. Better yet, call us. Nothing ventured, nothing gained!

Call us with tips, rumors, conjectures, deals, and cold cases (we’re thirsty!).  If you’re not on our list and want to be, LET US KNOW. Write, Text, Tweet, Facebook (the verb), E-mail, drop by.  Next Breakfast Club is Jul7 9th at Poppies. We start at 7:00am. We’ll see you there!

INVENTORY: Inventory flows: CHECK ‘EM OUT!!! More coming soon!!! NOTE: if you don’t reach us with a phone call (303 338-8000), text us at 720-345-8361.

725 West Nassau Way, Englewood, CO 80110  4 beds, 2 baths. 1 car attached garage. Buy for $325K!

871 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80220  4 beds, 1 bath. 1 car detached garage. Buy for $330K!

15423 East 13th Avenue, #305, Aurora, CO 80011  2 beds, 1 bath condo. Buy for only $87.5K!

6006 Pierce Street, Arvada, CO 80003  2 beds, 1 bath. Yours for $255K!

1762 Akron Street, Aurora, CO 80010  5 beds, 3 baths. 2 car detached garage! Buy for $255K!

4707 South Helena Way, Aurora, CO 80015  3 beds, 3 baths. 2 car attached garage! Buy for $415K!

915 West Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80905  2 beds, 1 bath. Yours for $195K!

560 South Navajo Street, Denver, CO 80223  2 beds, 1 bath. Buy for $365K!

5318 Lowell Blvd., Denver, CO 80221  3 beds, 1 bath. Big lot in popular area! Yours for $290K! 2edsemand Berkeley Area

3147 West Walsh Place, Denver, CO 80219  2 beds, 1 bath. Yours for $195K!2edsemand Berkeley Area

1217 South Pennsylvania Street, Denver, CO 80210  3 beds, 2 baths. Buy for only 2edsemand Berkeley Area $335K!

2520 South Holly Street, Denver, CO 80222  4 beds, 3 baths. 2-car garage. Buy for 2edsemand Berkeley Area $440K!

9981 Bluegrass Street, Firestone, CO 80504  3 beds, 2 baths. 3 car attached garage. Buy for 2edsemand Berkeley Area $375K!


Until next time,


Justin Walker

303 338-8000


QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” – Charles Swindoll


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