When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. Continue reading 5 CRITERIA FOR PRICING A HOME
Home owners looking to upgrade their house, yet waiting to sell their current house, are essentially pricing themselves out of the market. This is due to inflated house prices caused by a high demand from buyers with a shrinking inventory of homes for sale, coupled with potential increase in interest rates. Unfortunately, real estate prices aren’t dropping anytime soon. Continue reading Waiting for a drop in the Denver real estate market to buy or move?
You’ve made the big decision to become a homeowner – congratulations! Now, the question is, where to buy? While many, many factors go into selecting the right home, the most important of all is location. Continue reading City Mouse or Country Mouse? How to Know Where to Buy
Whether you’re buying or selling a new home, preparing well in advance is crucial to a successful transaction. The number one regret for both buyers and sellers was not starting their home search or prepping their home to sell soon enough. Continue reading Preparation Is Key for Buying or Selling Home
Which makes more dollars and sense for families — living in the city, or in the suburbs? For Denverites, it’s the city, at least when it comes to child care and housing costs. Continue reading City or suburbs: Which makes more dollars and sense for Denver families?
Political pundits around the country were stunned last night when Donald Trump secured enough votes to beat Hillary Clinton to become the next President of the United States. While supporters from both sides are still reeling from emotions, we woke up wondering what that would mean for real estate. Continue reading What does President Trump mean for the housing market?
Since relocating is such a major undertaking, it’s vital to thoroughly research your options. This is especially essential regarding an overseas move. Here are five things to assess in a prospective neighborhood to ensure you’ll feel at home, no matter whether your new home is here or abroad. Continue reading 5 Things to Look for in a Neighborhood, No Matter Where You Move
Home service contracts are not the same as homeowners insurance. Said Bartosch, “Home service contracts and homeowners insurance policies are mutually exclusive products in all 50 states. Continue reading What Is a Home Service Contract, or ‘Warranty?’
Buying a home for the first time can seem daunting. One way to alleviate the process is to organize your finances before embarking on the house hunt. Unsure how to get yours in order? Remember A + B + C + D + E: Continue reading The Home-Buying Equation
With home prices on the rise and mortgage rates still relatively low, now is the ideal time to buy a home. But in this type of market, competing offers can shut you out of the home of your dreams if you’re not prepared. Continue reading Buying a Home? 3 Ways to Beat the Competition
According to an analysis by housing data leader RealtyTrac®, homes near a Target store see higher home value and appreciation than those near Walmart—but homeowners near Target pay higher property taxes. Continue reading Is It Better to Own Near Target or Walmart?
Forgive our morbid curiosity, but we couldn’t help wonder: What effect does a gruesome and terrible crime such as murder have on a property’s longtime value? Is a home forever tarnished? Or can the stigma be cleaned away, especially in less notorious cases? Continue reading How Murder Affects Real Estate Home Values