What Makes a Real Estate Company Great?

What Makes a Real Estate Company Great?

WK Real Estate and its Unbridled Enthusiasm for Real Estate BOULDER COUNTY – Any serious endeavor requires commitment. Whatever your skill, you get great at it with a lot of practice. At WK Real Estate, everyone – from the leadership to the agents to the support...
The Realities of Fix-and-Flips – Part 2

The Realities of Fix-and-Flips – Part 2

BOULDER – Fix and flips are incredibly popular on TV home shows and make these ventures look easy and highly profitable – but are they? In my previous article, “The Realties of Fix-and-Flips – Part 1,” I discussed building a team of experts, which you will need as you...
Are builder lender incentives really worth it?

Are builder lender incentives really worth it?

BOULDER – For people in the market for a new home, purchasing newly built construction is an enticing possibility. For one thing, buying brand new helps you avoid the wear and tear of old houses. It also affords you the chance to customize. But purchasing new is...
Realities of fix-and-flips – Part 1

Realities of fix-and-flips – Part 1

BOULDER – Over the years, the thought of “fixing and flipping” has become highly popular. Perhaps this is because of the array of reality TV home shows that make it look so easy.  Many people think taking a run-down property and doing some fix-up can result in reaping...

9 ways to save for a down payment

You’ve found the perfect house. Interest rates are still low. There’s just one thing standing between you and your dream home: a down payment. Don’t abandon your homeownership dreams just yet. Here are nine ways to come up with the cash for your new home. Pay off your...
Comparing one real estate investment to another

Comparing one real estate investment to another

BOULDER – There are several rules of thumb that help you compare different investment properties. The perfect comparison would account for all factors involved in a real estate investment: rent amounts, purchase price, initial investment, appreciation, depreciation,...

What’s your home’s X-Factor?

BOULDER – The most-asked question for any agent is, “How’s the market these days?” We often respond with insights on current market conditions, mortgage rates, appreciation statistics, and predictions on whether the bubble will burst. (Spoiler alert: it always does.)...

Balance returns to Boulder County real estate

BOULDER – Real estate statistics for the first eight months of 2017 reveal a marked shift compared to this time last year. And the changes are good, according to Statistician and Broker Associate for RE/MAX of Boulder, DB Wilson. “It’s still a seller’s market, but...

5 common homebuyer mistakes to avoid

LOVELAND – Buying a home is a complex process involving many steps, along which you may unknowingly make critical mistakes. Given that a home purchase is one of the biggest investments that you may make in your lifetime, mistakes are certainly something that you want...
Boulder ranks as No. 1 city for women entrepreneurs

Boulder ranks as No. 1 city for women entrepreneurs

BOULDER – Boulder is the No. 1 metro area for women in business with 4.42 businesses per 100 residents owned by a woman – more than any other city in the U.S., according to an analysis by NerdWallet and a new report from public relations and digital communications...

Coldwell Banker fall shoe drive

Coldwell Banker is holding it’s annual fall shoe drive benefiting the Soles4Souls organization. Drop off your unwanted shoes, in any condition, now through October 31 at any Coldwell Banker office location. The shoes collected will be delivered to Soles4Souls, an...
Comparing lenders and loan options

Comparing lenders and loan options

  LOVELAND – When buying a home, you may find it helpful to shop around for mortgages. With so many options and information to review, how will you know that you are making a valid comparison? Here are a few tips that may help. Ask about the same loan program Make...