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It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]
It Pays to Sell with a Real Estate Agent [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights Today, it’s more important than ever to have an expert you trust to guide you as you sell your house. From your safety throughout the process to the complexity of negotiating...
Will Mortgage Rates Remain Low Next Year?
Will Mortgage Rates Remain Low Next Year?In 2020, buyers got a big boost in the housing market as mortgage rates dropped throughout the year. According to Freddie Mac, rates hit all-time lows 12 times this year, dipping below 3% for the firs...
Chances of Another Foreclosure Crisis? “About Zero Percent.”
Chances of Another Foreclosure Crisis? “About Zero Percent.”There seems to be some concern that the 2020 economic downturn will lead to another foreclosure crisis like the one we experienced after the housing crash a little over a decade ago. However, there’...
Homes for Sale Are Rapidly Disappearing
Homes for Sale Are Rapidly DisappearingThrough all the challenges of 2020, the real estate market has done very well, and purchasers are continuing to take advantage of historically low mortgage rates. Realtor Magazine just explained: “W...
Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next Move
Why Working from Home May Spark Your Next MoveIf you’ve been working from home this year, chances are you’ve been at it a little longer than you initially expected. Businesses all over the country have figured out how to operate remotely to k...
Tips to Sell Your House Safely Right Now [INFOGRAPHIC]
Tips to Sell Your House Safely Right Now [INFOGRAPHIC]Some Highlights Your agent now has over 6 months of experience selling houses during the pandemic and can make the process easier and safer for you today. COVID-19 protocols and technology usa...
Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing Market
Winter Will Bring a Flurry of Activity to the Housing MarketIn the second half of this year, the housing market surged with activity. Today, real estate experts are looking ahead to the winter season and the forecast is anything but chilly. As Lawrence Yun, Ch...
VA Home Loans: Helping Heroes Find a Home
VA Home Loans: Helping Heroes Find a HomeToday, on Veterans Day, we honor those who have served our country and thank them for their continued dedication to our nation. In the United States, there are many valuable benefits available to Vete...

There’s So Much to Love Around Northern Colorado in Fall
We can’t help but get excited at the first sign of leaves falling. Although this fall season may lack the usual number of fall festivities there is still a lot to admire and be excited about. For those of us that live in Northern Colorado, autumn brings a brilliance of color and flavors th...
Q: What’s Wrong With Trying to Sell Your Home Yourself?
Here’s why going it alone as a home seller is never in your best interest. No one will argue that selling a home all by yourself without consulting an agent is possible. Of course it’s possible, but think about this way: Could you sell an authentic Picasso at a garage sale? Sure, it’s pretty easy to sell that painting, but the real question is...
How Should I Get My Home Ready for Sale?
Here is my advice for sellers looking to maximize their home's online presence. When I meet with a home seller, the first thing we figure out is whether or not their home is photo-ready (I used to bring my camera along to listing appointments but have since found that homes are rarely ever ready for pictures to be taken). The seller and I discuss what it ...
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Q: How Do I Get Work Done in My Home?
Moving soon? Here’s why you should take advantage of our resources.  When you’re selling a home, you often need to make some improvements, whether it’s drywall, carpet, electrical work, etc. If you don’t know who to call to help you get these things done, we have some great vendors— plumbers, electricians, roofers, handymen, and more—that we ...
Fort Collins – Top 10 Outperforming Markets for 2020
Top 10 Outperforming Markets for 2020 Over the next three to five years, the Fort Collins real estate industry is projected to be one of the leading U.S. hotspots for home buyers and sellers. With close proximity to Denver and dozens of large manufacturing and high-tech companies fueling its...
Q: How Does Private Mortgage Insurance Work?
Today I’m covering important distinctions regarding private mortgage insurance between loan programs. What exactly is private mortgage insurance (PMI)? Essentially, it’s a fee that’s assessed to the consumer when they don’t have 20% to put down on a home. PMI differs from program to program. For example, with a conventional loan, your credit s...
What to Know Before Your Move to Fort Collins?
What to Know Before Your Move to Fort Collins When deciding whether to rent or buy Fort Collins real estate, consider the property, sales and income taxes. According to Smart Asset, the average property tax is 0.65% of your home value. The average home value in Ft. Worth is about $388...
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 ...
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