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New housing survey raises alarm for home sellers
Friends and Clients — What a difference a couple of seasons can make. This spring, confidence in the housing market was riding high, according to a monthly survey by Fannie Mae. And yet, that same survey shows clear and worrying signs right now, particularly for home sellers. Specifically, the survey reports that sentiment about buying a home dropped a sizable 5%. Currently, only 21% of Americans think now is a good time to buy. This is tied for the survey's second-lowest ...
An unexpected benefit of the 2008 real estate crash
  Friends and Clients — There is one good thing that came out of the 2008 real estate crash. I'm talking about the growth of the vacation rental market. You see, even as recently as 2000, most homeowners had no intent on renting their second property. However, following the housing bubble and subsequent crash, many homeowners couldn't afford the cost of a second home. At the same time, selling in the depressed market following the crash would have meant takin...
3 home improvement projects that home buyers will love
As we slowly shift to a buyer's market, it’s time to make some adjustments. For one thing, it's worth looking at some simple home improvement projects that can help ensure you sell your home quickly and at a top price. The thing is, when it comes to selling your home, not all home improvements are created equal. That's why I've collected the 3 top home improvement projects that home buyers love, according to a report by the National Association of Home Builders: #1 A laundr...
Check Out This Sneak Peek of Our Brand-New Listing
Today we’re taking you on a quick video tour of a great new listing. Welcome to our latest featured property! Located at 2963 Sykes Drive in the Mosaic neighborhood of Fort Collins, this lovely red farmhouse has a great open concept floor plan. If you’re in the market for a new home, this property may be just the thing. As always, feel...
A Huge Honor for Kittle Real Estate
Our team was recently recognized as one of the top real estate teams in the country. You’re a big reason why and we want to say thanks. We’ve got really big news to share today. Our team was just recognized as having the 169th most transactions by a team in the country. This means that out of 1.5 million Realtors, we were ranked 169th in this c...
Check Out Our Newest Community!
Are you in search of new homes for sale located near Old Town Fort Collins? If so, we’re pleased to welcome you to Mosaic, the newest new home community from Hartford Homes in Fort Collins, Colorado. Mosaic offers a unique collection of architecture, amenities, and conveniences.   These Hartford Homes feature open-concept floor plans and m...
Answers to a Very Common Lending Question
There are plenty of options for buying a home with less than 20% down. Here are a few of them. Our friend Patrick Boehler from Velocity Lending is here once again to answer one of the most common questions he gets from homebuyers. The question is, “Do I need 20% down to buy a home?” The answer is absolutely not, and the truth is that...
This Is a Unique Lease-With-A-Buy-Option Program!
Our Home Partners program, offering a lease-with-a-purchase option, has been hugely successful. We've put over 40 families through it. Today we're joined by one of our renters-turned-homeowner who shares her happy experience with the program that was perfect for her family's situation. Want to learn how it works? Watch the video above to hear Aman...
Some of the Home Staging Tips I Offer During Consultations
What goes into my staging consultations? Let me walk you through the process. We’ve touched on the subject of home staging in the past, but today I wanted to delve deeper into what a one-hour consultation with me looks like. When you call me after hiring Rob Kittle, I l...
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