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Longmont Association of Realtors installs new officers Danos welcomed as new president; Dyer is Realtor of the Year Times-Call staff report

About 150 people turned out at the Plaza Conference Center on Friday night for the Longmont Association of Realtors’ annual installation banquet. Bob Danos of PML Inc. was introduced as the organization’s new president for the coming year. He told the audience how excited he was about the opportunities in real estate, with interest rates at historic lows. He also said how proud he was to be leading the LAR, an organization 400 strong, he said, counting both membership and affiliates. “I’m just looking forward to the opportunity and the opportunities that are out there for everyone in the real estate market right now,” Danos said Friday. Along with the induction of the new president came the presentation of sev-

Keith Kanemoto, right, swaers in the new officers and directors at the annual Longmont Association of Realtors installation banquet held at the Plaza Hotel Conference Center on Friday, September 16. Right: Deanna Dyer received the 2011 Realtor of the Year award at the annual Longmont Association of Realtors installation banquet. (Kira Horvath/ Longmont Times-Call)

eral LAR awards: • Deanna Dyer of Dyer Realty was named Realtor of the Year • Kim Ranes of Diamond 4 Realty received the Presidential Service Award • Carin Danos of PML Inc. was named Rookie of the Year

• Stephanie McKay of Heritage Title Co. was named 2011 Affiliate of the Year

tween of Longmont and Habitat for Humanity of the St. Vrain Valley.

Another of the evening’s highlights was the presentation of checks through the Colorado Association of Realtors Housing Opportunity Foundation to local nonprofits the OUR Center, Inn Be-

CAR directors Terry Lee and Reid Williams were recognized, as was Dyer, the brokers’ forum representative; LAR Continued on 4

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Should you replace a reverse mortgage with a conventional loan?

Q: My mother has a reverse mortgage. I am 59, Therefore, a reverse mortgage may generally be and my husband and I are moving into my mothtaken out by a husband and wife who are senior er’s house to take care of her. citizens and while either of them live in their My brother and sister and I are currently in home as a primary residence, the loan will stay in mom’s will to inherit the house. With Mom’s and place. The loan must be repaid when the home is my siblings’ concurrence, my husband and I will sold, ceases to be a primary residence, or the begin paying off the reverse mortgage, and Mom owners die. wants to put us on the deed of the house as coIf you and your siblings wish to inherit the owners. Upon her death we will buy out my sibhome, you will have to find a way to pay off the lings and remain in the house and continue to lender. Your letter raises an interesting issue, pay off the reverse mortgage. since most reverse mortgage Will we have to get a new lenders are not set up to take mortgage to pay off the reverse multiple or even monthly mortgage if mom dies before I payments for these loans. am 62? It is my understanding Typically, a single check is that as a co-owner under the rehanded over at a closing and quired age of 62 I wouldn’t be the account is closed. able to keep the reverse mortHave you spoken to your gage. mother’s reverse mortgage A: Reverse mortgages are lender about this plan? Do loan products that allow homeIlyce Glink & Sam Tamkin you have written guidance owners over the age of 62 to Tribune Media Services from the lender on how and obtain a loan against the equity where to make these paythey have built up in their ments? Do you know how homes. If homeowners are married, at least one much you can pay off? spouse must be at least 62 years of age to qualify Instead of waiting for your mother to die, confor the reverse mortgage. sider “buying” the home from her now before When you take out a reverse mortgage, you eiany more interest accrues on the reverse mortther get a lump sum, or a credit card to use gage loan. against the amount of the reverse mortgage. You Mortgage interest rates are at record lows right can also set up your reverse mortgage to provide now. Thirty-year mortgages can be had for just a monthly stream of income to live on or use in over 4 percent, and a 15-year loan might be had other ways during retirement. for less than 3.5 percent (as of the middle of A reverse mortgage does not generally require September). any payments made by the homeowner to the If you take out a loan now at 4 percent for the lender. The lender expects repayment at the time purchase price of the home, and pay off the rethe home ceases to be used as the primary resiverse mortgage, which is accruing interest at 7 or dence for the senior citizen (if, for example, the maybe even 8 percent, you’ll be way ahead of the owner moves into a retirement home or assisted game. living) or passes away. One of the best parts of a reverse mortgage is You can hire an agent to establish a value for that the amount owed to the lender can never ex- the property and determine with your siblings if ceed what the home is worth. So, even if the the market price is acceptable to them. If it is, amount owed to the lender balloons to 150 peryou can take out a loan, pay off the reverse mortcent of what was borrowed, the lender is limited gage, and either make payments to your siblings to whatever the home fetches at sale, and cannot now or later, when your mother dies and you ingo after the estate or the heirs for the difference. herit the rest of her estate. But safeguards have been put into place to preMeanwhile, you will own the property and vent homeowners from doing an end run around lock in a mortgage at a historic low. the lender. To find out more, and to create the documents For example, imagine a scenario where a very needed to make this happen, including changing elderly homeowner takes out a reverse mortgage, your mother’s will to reflect this move, please then places her senior citizen child in title with consult with a real estate or estate attorney. her. When the mother dies, the child would be(Ilyce R. Glink’s latest book is “Buy, Close, Move In!” come the owner of the home. If the child then Samuel J. Tamkin is a Chicago-based real estate attorney. If waited until his or her child is 62 years old, and you have questions, you can call Ilyce’s radio show toll-free added that person to the title of the home, and so (800-972-8255) any Sunday, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. EST. on, it’s easy to imagine how the lender would Contact Ilyce and Sam through her website, www.thinkglink.com. never be repaid.

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Nearby jobs, amenities help neighborhood value By Claes Bell bankrate.com

Buying a home that declines sharply in property value can put you underwater on your mortgage, erode your net worth and leave you unable to relocate for a new job or adapt to a change in household income. And one of the biggest factors that determines whether a home will rise or fall in value is its neighborhood. That’s actually a good thing, because you don’t need a crystal ball to evaluate a neighborhood’s direction, says Andrew Shiller, creator of NeighborhoodScout.com, a real estate

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Office Space  3rd & Main St. Lyons, 1000 SF, $1,100/mo + util., own prkg, kitch & strge. 303-823-9273 or email jpdesk2@ hotmail.com. 1st mo free w/signed lease.

3BR, 2BA Close to Great Schools & Park. Sprinkler sys, fireplace, 2 car gar, 1600sf, N/P/S $1300

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2BR, 1BA, W/D, 1200sf, NW Longmont, utls pd Avil now. 1yr lease $875/mo + $900 dep. 303-684-9526

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 2 bdrm $725  2 bdrm, 1.5 ba, crprt, storage $825  2 bdrm + gar $925 Ref & dep required. 720-334-0695

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2 BDRM, 1.5 BA, carpet, drapes, refrig, D/W, self cleaning stove, central A/C, gas heat, W/D hkup, fncd back yard, 2 car gar. No pets. $850 + dep. 1418 Kay St., Longmont 303-776-1287 or 303-747-2219.

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2 BD, DW, gar. N/S/P $750, 303-776-8038 720-442-3443 Avail Oct. 1st, 2BR, 2 BA 1 car, W/D hk. fenced bk yd, no pets. $875/ mo +dep 303-651-2573

6007

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6016

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Frederick 1 bdrm duplex, 537 5th St. $595 Call PMP, 303-776-RENT

6009

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FEMALE PROF’L or STUDENT-Brand new very PVT furn lower level, 1900 SF lux suite, Jacuzzi & shower, huge ofc w/ built-in file drawers & cabs, entertain room + workout room. Lovely! S Lgmt. $650. 720-291-7000 MATURE MALE 40+ share home all utils + w/d $450/mo. 303-833-6808

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Bob 303-926-0167 N/S Roommates wanted first come first serve, lg rooms avail. 9/1 $500 inclds utls. 720-327-5749 Roommate Wanted, Large bdrm, college student or must have stable job. $400+ util &dep. 303-709-3841

6010

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6018

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Carpet the garden in fall color

Carol O’Meara Colorado State University Extension

Trees get all the glory, but not every plant that shows off in fall is a big, leafy, tourist magnet. Sometimes the most enchanting displays lie at your feet, creeping carpets of gold, garnet and bronze. Perennial groundcovers add more than a blanket of green across the landscape; if you’re turning your eye to designing a touch of color into the garden in fall, plan to put some into the mix. You’ll find many are three-season performers and now is the time to check out their fall colors in the neighborhood around you. But before you fall prey to the myth that this is a no-maintenance alternative to lawns, be aware: weeds will pop up whether it’s grass or groundcovers, so be prepared to put some effort into the garden. Make sure the bed is free of weeds before you plant and use a weed barrier cloth with mulch to keep the area tidy while the plants grow. Groundcovers still need soil for their roots, however, so plant through slits in the fabric. Then let your imagination run wild with a few of these creeping wonders: • Plumbago (Ceratostigma plumbaginoides) — This herbaceous beauty sports dark blue flowers atop green leaves, but when fall cools us down the show heats up, with fiery red leaves. Growing six to ten-inches tall with a spread of up to three feet, plant plumbago where it has room to flow under and around other plants, creating spectacular rivers of color. Xeric, sun to part shade, zones 5 to 9. • – Short stalks of pink flowers in August are the first of this late-season performer’s display, which forms a mat of leathery foliage that turns coppery as cooler weather arrives. This aggressive groundcover is ideal for xeric areas that need cover, blanketing areas in sun to part shade. Zones 3 to 9.

through 8. • Biokovo cranesbill (Geranium x cantab• Kannah Creek Buckwheat (Eriogonum rigiense) and compact rose geranium (Geraniumbellatum var.aureum ‘Psdowns’) – It’s easy um dalmaticum) — Don’t let the early summer to see why Plant Select chose this in 2007 to blooms of pink and white fool you into thinkadd to their collection: This hardy western naing the show is over for these two geraniums; tive cloaks itself in gorgeous yellow flowers once fall arrives the leaves turn crimson. Water that age into a fine orange tone. The purple red these weekly in the dog days of summer; exfoliage is a perfect pick me up for early winter treme heat could make them struggle. Sun to gardens as the evergreen leaves gradually part shade. bronze. Xeric; sun to part shade, zones 3 to 8. • Oregon grape holly (Mahonia repens) — • Ice plant (Delosperma spp.) – These fleshy, The spiny leaves resemble holly but are light succulent plants are a show stopper in bloom, green when young, becoming darker as they with pinwheel flowers covering the plant grow older. When cool weather arrives, these throughout the summer. But once frost arrives leaves turn red-purple in fall. Keep this in a the leaves are tinged in reds or purple, keeping protected site to avoid winterburn. Xeric; winter as interesting as other seasons. Perfect shade, zones 3 through 8. for hot spots and dry winters, ice plants come • Kinnikinnick (ArctostaphylosHimalayan uva-ursi) — border jewel (Persicaria affinis) in a variety of blossom colors. Xeric, full sun, The glossy, spoon-shaped evergreen leaves of zones 4 to 8. this well-behaved native woody plant glow Carol O’Meara is a horticulture entomologist with the coppery red in fall. Punctuated by clusters of Colorado State University Extension office at the Boulpink flowers in spring and red berries that der County Fairgrounds in Longmont. Contact her by linger through January, kinnikinnick is a lovely, calling 303-678-6238 or emailing comeara@co.boulder low maintenance cascade of color ideal on low .co.us. For more gardening tips, check out her blog at gardeningafterfive.wordpress.com. walls or in rocky spaces. Xeric; shade, zones 2

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