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Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?
Buyers: Are You Ready for a Bidding War?With businesses reopening throughout the country and some experts indicating early signs of a much-anticipated economic recovery, more homebuyers are actively entering the housing market this summer. ...
Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 7 Years Running [INFOGRAPHIC]
Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 7 Years Running [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights Real estate has outranked stocks, savings accounts, and gold as the best long-term investment among Americans for the past 7 years. The belief in the stability of housing as a...
Not All Agents Are Created Equal
Not All Agents Are Created EqualIn today’s fast-paced world where answers are just a Google search away, there are some who may question the benefits of hiring a real estate professional when selling a house. The reality is, the a...
Best Time to Sell? When Competition Is at an All-Time Low
Best Time to Sell? When Competition Is at an All-Time LowIn a recent survey of home sellers by Qualtrics, 87% of respondents said they were concerned their home won’t sell because of the pandemic and resulting economic recession. Of the respondents, 51% s...
Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today’s Market
Taking Advantage of Homebuying Affordability in Today’s MarketEveryone is ready to buy a home at different times in their lives, and despite the health crisis, today is no exception. Understanding how affordability works and the main market factors that impact i...
Latest Unemployment Report: Great News…for the Most Part
Latest Unemployment Report: Great News…for the Most PartThe Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their latest Employment Situation Summary last Thursday, and it again beat analysts’ expectations in a big way. The consensus was for 3,074,000 jobs to ...
America Is Another Name for Opportunity [INFOGRAPHIC]
America Is Another Name for Opportunity [INFOGRAPHIC]...
Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?
Is the Health Crisis Driving Buyers Out of Urban Areas?The pandemic has caused consumers to re-examine the components that make up the “perfect home.” Many families are no longer comfortable with the locations and layouts of their existing homes. The ...
Q: What Is a Jumbo Loan?
I’m explaining the difference between conventional and jumbo loans. I receive this question all the time: What is a jumbo loan? Typically, across the country, there is a loan amount that will be considered a conventional loan if you stay below it, and if you exceed that amount, it will generally be considered a jumbo loan. The reason that’s important ...
Q: What Do the Hill Pond Townhomes Have to Offer?
The Hill Pond Townhomes truly have it all. We have some great townhomes with luxury designer finishes right across the street from Rolland Moore Park, with easy access to Spring Creek Trail; we’d love to show you everything these unique units have to offer!  At 2:15 in the video above, you can begin the full walk-through tour of the inside! The town...
Q: How Does Our Team Give Back?
This is how our team gives back to our community. We’ve been giving back to our community for quite a while now. A portion of every sale we make is donated to different nonprofits in Northern Colorado and around the world. Over the last dozen years or so, we’ve given over $100,000 to St. Jude, Sell a Home, Save a Child, and more. We’re blessed to be...
Why Communication Is Key to the Success of Myself and My Clients
We believe that communication is one of the keys to the success of our clients. Here’s why. One of the significant benefits of being a premier agent with Realtor.com, Homes.com, Trulia.com, and Zillow.com is the access to additional reports I can share with my sellers so they can see the kind of traffic and activity their property is getting online. My ...
New Condos in Fort Collins
We have 15 new condos we’re excited to show you. Today I’m showing you around our new condos, all located in old town Fort Collins. Starting at 0:20 in the video above, view a tour of one of our two-story condos. We have 15 available condos including ranches, studios, and two-stories like this one. All of these condos are engineered for sound privacy ...
Do You Need to Put 20% to Buy a Home?
Here’s how conventional, FHA, and VA loans make home buying possible for those just getting started. Do you need 20% down to buy a home? The answer is absolutely not. There are plenty of programs out there that don’t require 20%; you can put down as little as 3% on a conventional loan, 3.5% on an FHA loan, and for veterans—zero percent down on a VA...
An Update on Mortgage Rates
Here’s your latest update on the state of mortgage rates in the market right now and what that means for you. Since the beginning of the year, mortgage rates have fallen sharply, at least compared to last year—they’re down by about 1.5%. These rates are nearly equal to the lows we saw in 2012. This drop has resulted in increased purchasing power for...
Fort Collins Co Real Estate Agent Infographic
Find the right vendors for all your real estate needs in Fort Collins under one roof Fort Collins is a dream destination for many real estate buyers and sellers. We are extremely happy to release our annual interactive Fort Collins Colorado real estate community map. The community map will assist you in your property sales and search needs because we understand that looking for a top real estate agent who can guide you through the entire process is a challenge. We took our years of experienc...
Removing Your Personal Touches from a Home
Anytime you hope to sell your house fast, you want to make sure buyers can see themselves living there. Among the best ways to do that is to remove all your personal touches. In real estate terms, depersonalizing a house is called neutralization. That might not sound like much fun, but it's not a bad thing. It's just a matter of removing the "fingerprints" of the previous (or current) owner or tenant, so the potential new owners can see the house for what it really is, not what the seller is mak...
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