26 Apr

Colorado Homebuying Tips You Can’t Miss

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

We’re celebrating Financial awareness month with homebuying tips just for first-time homebuyers. 

 

The challenge of buying a home for the first time can seem so overwhelming. It's tempting to either just go with the first house that falls into your price range, or continue to rent.

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08 Feb

What You Should Know About Listing Your Home in the Spring

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In competitive markets, home sellers cannot afford to be sloppy with details. A well thought out and executed listing strategy, that includes a plan to list at the right time, is critical in maximizing a home’s price and time on market. So, when is the best time to put your home on the market? While the best timeframes may vary by region, according to many sources, generally speaking the best time of year to list a home is between the months of March and April. 

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11 Jan

Is Counter Offering Worth It?

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The counter offer. In real estate, it’s used to accept some – or most – of the other party’s terms, while modifying others. It’s a common practice, but is it risky? We asked our network of over 19,000 real estate professionals if they advise their clients to counter offer. And, If so, under what conditions? Here’s what they said. 

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03 Jan

Owning vs. Renting in Colorado: The Pros and Cons

By Jamie Froyd With 0 Comments

Denver, Colorado, is ranked as “the best place to live” in an NBC News report.   Whenever there’s a strong demand for housing, prices tend to rise, making the choice between renting or buying a real concern. Most young people begin their independent lives renting an apartment, and as their careers and income build and they start families, most choose to buy a home.  At the other end of the spectrum, aging Baby Boomers downsize. In 2015, 63.5% of the U.S.

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16 Aug

5 TIPS FOR ATTRACTING THE MOST QUALIFIED HOME BUYERS

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

Attracting qualified buyers is the most important thing you can do when selling your home. And, it’s not just a shot in the dark – there is a method to the madness. Your broker will make sure your home is marketed on the best home-search sites, like REcolorado.com, but what more can be done to ensure that you find the most qualified buyers right of the bat? Here’s what our network of 19,000 real estate professionals said. 

 

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02 Aug

IS YOUR FUTURE HOME FLIP-WORTHY?

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

As a first-time homebuyer looking to invest in real estate, how do you know if a home is flip worthy? That’s exactly what we asked our 19,000 local real estate professionals. No one knows the Colorado real estate market better than this network. Here’s what they said. 

 

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21 Jul

HOW TO PREP FOR A FIRST-TIME HOME BUY AS A CAREER RENTER

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

Making the decision to buy your first home can be overwhelming, especially if you’ve spent your whole life renting. There is a lot take into consideration, including the length of time you'll stay in your new home, the home's prospects for appreciation and taxes. It’s not always easy to determine the best path, so we asked our 19,000 real estate professional how they prepare their “career renter” clients for a first-time home buy.

 

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30 Jun

4 CREDIT TIPS EVERY HOMEBUYER MUST KNOW

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

Understanding the importance of having good credit when it comes to applying for a mortgage and buying a home is critical. Here are some things our real estate professional do to make sure you know the ins and outs of credit – reading credit scores and understanding reports. They also have some ideas for those who may not have much credit yet.  

 

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14 Jun

WHAT MAKES A TURNKEY PROPERTY?

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

The elusive turnkey property. They exist, but they’re exceptionally hard to find. And, they’re subjective. Not everyone has the same expectations. Some think So, what are they most commonly requested elements of a turnkey property? Here’s what our real estate professionals think:

 

Everything perfect, move in and do nothing.

Marlene Hasz

Hasz Real Estate

www.marlenehasz.com

 

SS appliances, new carpet, new paint, new windows, professional landscaping

Danny Rubio

Pemco Realty

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