Denver Metro ranks as a top mecca for technology

Denver Metro ranks as a top mecca for technology

  BOULDER – The Boulder-Denver Metro area may see a continuing uptick in high tech workers, if Silicon Valley’s tech workers fulfill on their longing. More than two-thirds of Silicon Valley workers see themselves pursuing their tech careers outside of the...
Buyer agency FAQs

Buyer agency FAQs

LOVELAND – When purchasing a home in Colorado, you have the option of working with a buyer’s agent. Your agent will work on your behalf and has certain legal responsibilities. If you’re a first time buyer, these buyer agency FAQs may help you better understand this...
RE/MAX of Boulder welcomes back Terri Johnson

RE/MAX of Boulder welcomes back Terri Johnson

BOULDER – RE/MAX of Boulder warmly welcomes Terri Johnson back to its team of Realtors. Terri is a Colorado native who was born in Denver, graduated from the University of Colorado and has over 35 years of real estate experience. Early in her career she worked with...
Boulder area home sales slow in July

Boulder area home sales slow in July

BOULDER – As summer activities reach their July peak, home buying in Boulder County wanes, succumbing to the allure of family vacation, uninterrupted play time and preparing for the start of school. Sales of single-family homes in the Boulder-area markets dropped 13.5...

Hard money lending for real estate

BOULDER  – The following article is a summary from the book, “Realtor for Life,” written by Duane Duggan. When you hear “hard money loans,” you might picture money changing hands in a dark alley and rough collection techniques when the loan comes due. However, that...
Why millennials should buy a home

Why millennials should buy a home

Loveland – Millennials don’t seem as interested in home ownership as past generations. Perhaps it’s their large amount of student debt, the desire to pick up and move at any time or the fear of commitment. Homeownership may not seem appealing, but here’s why it should...

Colorado outperforms U.S. economy, state outlook is strong

BOULDER – Colorado’s economy is among the strongest in the nation, in fact outperforming the nation as a whole in 2016, report analysts with the Business Research Division at the CU Leeds School of Business. Given the state of the nation’s economy, that is saying a...

5 ways and reasons to refinance your mortgage

Though mortgage rates have rebounded some from the lows seen in 2016, they remain very attractive. Many homeowners are refinancing before rates go higher. Yes, you can save money by doing a simple refinance in which you swap a lower rate for your existing higher rate....
Home inspector selection tips

Home inspector selection tips

As a home buyer, you rely on your inspector to evaluate a property and provide information critical to your buying decision. Inspection results could determine whether you move forward with a home purchase or terminate the deal. Given the importance of this step in...
How much is your home worth?

How much is your home worth?

There are so many ways to answer this question. Some interpret it as “how much is your home worth to you?” Others may answer by how much a home is worth to a buyer. And yet another way to look at it is how much is a home worth to a mortgage lender. These questions...
The importance of locking in an interest rate

The importance of locking in an interest rate

Many homebuyers take a sigh of relief once their search is over: at last, they have a property under contract. The hard part is done – the showings, the negotiating, and the approval are complete. But that doesn’t mean you can let your guard down: locking in an...