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Real Estate Staging: Understanding the Costs
Ready to stage your home? Convinced that it's worth it? That's great news. But of course, you're probably still wondering about the costs of home staging and whether you can really afford to stage your home the right way to bring in quality buyers. It's hard to give you a specific answer on the cost, because your market, location, and size of home will matter. Additionally, how much work your home is going to need will also affect the total cost you'll pay to stage it. If possible, you should...
The Value of Staging in Real Estate
When it comes to staging for real estate, there's much more to it than just knowing what it looks like and means. Being skeptical of its value is natural, too, but the true value of home staging is often much more than people think. Yes, it's important for buyers to see what a house will look like when it's being lived in, but those buyers may also live in it quite differently than the current owners. Many sellers will shrug off the idea of staging, because they assume that buyers will be able t...
Follow These Home Staging Tips for More Success
Is your home really ready to sell? If you haven't considered home staging tips for sellers, you might not yet be ready to put your home on the market. You don't need to worry, though. We will help you figure out what you need and want to do, to get your home staged and truly ready to sell. Although staging a home should cover every area of the house, there are some specific places you need to make sure are in the best state. For example, you will want to carefully consider the entrance to you...
What Buying a Home With a USDA Loan Does (and Doesn’t) Mean
“Does a USDA home loan mean I’m buying a farm?” I’ll answer that in this edition of “I Get This Question All the Time.” >Welcome to another segment of “I Get This Question All the Time.” USDA home loans are popular across our area and, as such, I often get the question, “Does a USDA loan mean I’m buying a farm?” In a word...
Real Estate Agents Fort Collins CO – Kittle Real Estate
Best Real Estate Agents in Fort Collins When choosing a real estate agent it is important to get one that is going to meet the buyer's needs, and find them the home they are looking for. To do that, buyers should choose from the top real estate agents in Fort Collins. Homelight.com states that there are approximately 1,680 real estate agents in Fort Collins, but that does not mean that choosing the right one for a buyer's needs has to be difficult. Fort Collins offers plenty to enjoy, and bu...
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...
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