Jason Millward Blog

Keep an eye on your credit!

Keep an eye on your credit!
Posted by Jason Millward on September 22, 2017 in  Credit Score
Keep an eye on your credit! Your credit report is important to obtaining housing either by purchasing with a loan or renting.  With the internet, these days we have to assume that our personal information is out there and easier for people to get a hold of than ever before.  If something happens it can take a long time to correct and possibly delay that next mortgage. There are a few things you can do to help keep your credit safe. 1.       Freeze you accounts: The three ... read more
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REITs & Real Estate Crowdfunding

REITs & Real Estate Crowdfunding
Posted by Jason Millward on September 15, 2017 in  Real Estate Investing
Other ways to Invest in Real Estate REITs & Real Estate Crowdfunding   REITs: Real Estate Investment Trusts are companies that own and manage a portfolio of income producing real estate properties.  Here you are investing in the corporation that in turn invests your money into real estate.  These properties can include apartments, hotels, malls, and office buildings.  REITs usually include a diversification of properties as well as secured mortgages.  Publicly traded REITs are regis... read more
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Montrose Water Sports Park

River Bottom Park
Posted by Jason Millward on August 23, 2017 in  Things to do in Montrose
Montrose Water Sports Park   Located in River Bottom Park the Montrose Water sports park consists of 1,000 feet of river, includes six drop features, is ADA accessible, has easy viewing areas, and perfect for tubers, rafts, or kayakers.  The flow is controlled and managed at the Ridgway Reservoir and because of irrigation flows on the Uncompahgre River, the water sports park is sustained through late summer. Here is a link to an interactive map: http://www.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?webmap=4651... read more
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The Smart Home

The Smart Home
Posted by Jason Millward on August 21, 2017 in  Marketing Your Home
The Smart Home   The year 2020 has long been a benchmark for when the smart home will finally be mainstream, but according to the results of the Smart Home Marketplace Survey from Coldwell Banker Real Estate, that time may come sooner than we originally thought. The survey polled more than 4,000 U.S. adults in advance of CES 2016, revealing that homeowners are willing to pay extra to “smart stage” their home as well as what Americans think when they hear “smart home.” The smart home ... read more
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Benefits of Bi-Weekly Mortgage Payments

Bi-Weekly Mortgage Payments
Posted by Jason Millward on August 19, 2017 in  Mortgage Loans
The Benefit of Bi-Weekly Mortgage Payments Mortgage payments are usually paid on a monthly basis by default.  Bi-weekly payments can have a benefit of paying off your mortgage faster.  By paying on a bi-weekly basis, you’re paying half your monthly amount once every two weeks instead of once a month.  There are 52 weeks in a year, so that would be 26 bi-weekly payments.  When doing the math and comparing to the usually monthly payments, when on the bi-weekly schedule, you would pay 1 mo... read more
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