Realtor for Life: Why invest in real estate?

Realtor for Life: Why invest in real estate?

BOULDER – Most people consider their single-family home they live in as an investment in real estate. In fact, when they fill out a financial statement, it is even listed as an asset. It’s true that the home will likely go up in value over the years, and as the loan...
The cannabis boom and Colorado’s low employment rate

The cannabis boom and Colorado’s low employment rate

DENVER – In June, per Zero Hedge, Colorado was reported as having the lowest unemployment rate in the country. At 2.3%, it was the lowest in the state since 2001. In the most recent report, North Dakota edges Colorado for first place. According to the Denver Post,...
McModerns: The new kids on the block

McModerns: The new kids on the block

BOULDER – Throughout America’s suburbs, the oft-ridiculed McMansion has been an architectural mainstay for the past 40 or so years. With their sprawling square footage, mismatched architectural styles and vinyl-meets-foam construction, McMansions are quickly built,...

Buyer negotiation strategies to avoid

LOVELAND – Negotiating the purchase of a home can be tricky. As a home buyer, your goal is to purchase a home for the lowest possible price. However, sometimes your approach can backfire and not lead to a positive result. It’s important to know what buyer negotiation...
The most important attributes of a rural property

The most important attributes of a rural property

NIWOT – If you’re thinking of buying a rural property, there are many factors to consider that may not even cross your radar if you’ve only owned city residences. These attributes will affect how much you enjoy living at your rural property as well as how desirable it...

Builders tap into social media to reach homebuyers

We’ve all seen the way homebuying has changed over the years. Today’s savvy buyers are doing more research ahead of time than ever before, and they walk into a real estate or sales office educated about their choices. Social media – especially Facebook, Pinterest,...
Colorado cities rank high in best housing markets analysis

Colorado cities rank high in best housing markets analysis

BOULDER – Thirteen Colorado cities – including two in Boulder County – ranked among the Best Housing Markets in the U.S., according to WalletHub’s report released in August, 2017. The report compares 300 small, mid-size and large U.S. cities across 21 key indicators...
An update on Colorado’s economic growth

An update on Colorado’s economic growth

BOULDER – Colorado’s economy continues to remain strong, especially if cities like Boulder have anything to say about it. According to the Colorado Secretary of State, new business filings in Boulder continued to grow during the second quarter of 2017. This report was...
Home seller tax tips and information

Home seller tax tips and information

LOVELAND – When selling a home, it’s important to understand the tax implications may follow. We often don’t think about it or realize this until next year, when filing income taxes. Knowing about taxes related to the sale of your home can help you better prepare for...
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 industry’s...
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

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...