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Pot-growing renters: will it hurt your sale?

Team Zen agent Danielle Gary was recently hired to sell a lovely two-bedroom condo in central Denver. Everything was going smoothly as they got ready to put it on the market until the seller called to say her roommate had been arrested and the city...

Biker Bar Rehab – Purchase

I got an email last Saturday, with the subject line "ex biker bar" so of course I was interested. After viewing photos of confederate flags, copious black paint, and a ceiling of upside down doll heads, I knew I'd found my next project.  The price $9500....

Closing Day Congratulations!

Our longest transaction of the year closed just before Thanksgiving.  The buyer is a first time home owner with an investment mindset, so he bought a duplex so the rent on the other unit will help pay a big chunk of his mortgage.  It took...

Speeding through Indy

The last day of my trip was another speed tour. I met with three different investors and walked through everything from a boarded up squatter house to retail finished rehabs.  Indy is a thriving city with some really cool areas.  My favorite spot was Fountain...

All Around Dayton

I say "around" because I visited a ton of neighborhoods and houses but never really central Dayton. There is a city center, I could see the skyline, but it doesn't seem to be the heart of the city.  Fix-n-flipper Darren showed me everything from streets...

Cleveland’s “Grungy hip”

I ignorantly escaped Toledo's water scare at 7am on Sat so I could meet up with my Cleveland contacts. Duane took me on a full day tour of suburban neighborhoods, visiting properties at every stage of the purchase and renovation process. Reverse sticker shock...