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...

WK Real Estate welcomes Jason Pickle

BOULDER – WK Real Estate has announced the addition of Broker Associate Jason Pickle to its Boulder office. Jason’s real estate career began in 2004 and he has worked with a range of clients from investors to first time home buyers. He holds a degree in public...

What are mortgage points? Should you pay them?

When people want to find out how much their mortgages cost, lenders often give them quotes that include loan rates and points. What exactly is a point? A point is a fee equal to one percent of the loan amount. A 30-year, $150,000 mortgage might have a rate of seven...

The Benefits of VA Loans

In the world of real estate, VA loans sometimes get a bad rap. However, there’s no reason for this unfavorable reputation. In fact, VA loans are often beneficial to both seller and buyer. What are VA loans? VA loans are also known as Veteran Affairs mortgages. They’re...

5 common seller mistakes to avoid in a hot market

The market has improved and it’s a great time to sell. Sellers have the opportunity to sell quickly and for maximum value. Unfortunately, this type of market also leaves sellers prone to certain critical mistakes that may prevent them from doing so. Here are a few...

RE/MAX of Boulder welcomes Alana Childre

BOULDER – RE/MAX of  Boulder is pleased to welcome Alana Childre to its team. A Colorado native and long-time resident of Boulder, Alana understands the needs of seniors, veterans and families who live or move to Boulder County. She has experience helping clients who...

Seclusion meets luxury at THE LUCKY HOUSE

By Sean McIllwain, Mod Boulder Real Estate As your car winds its way up the tree-lined mountainside road in northwest Boulder County, you can’t help but feel you’re going someplace off the grid. Purposefully secluded. And incredibly special. Surrounded by the...

Mortgage commitment vs. Clear to close

Buying a home involves understanding many different real estate and mortgage terms. Two very important ones to learn for mortgages are “mortgage commitment” and “clear to close.” Below, we discuss the distinction between these terms and why the differences are...

5 common seller mistakes to avoid in a hot market

The market has improved and it’s a great time to sell. Sellers have the opportunity to sell quickly and for maximum value. Unfortunately, this type of market also leaves sellers prone to certain critical mistakes that may prevent them from doing so. Here are a few...
WK Real Estate welcomes Christina Bremner

WK Real Estate welcomes Christina Bremner

BOULDER –  WK Real Estate has announced the addition of Broker Associate Christina Bremner to its Boulder office. Christina’s real estate career began in 1994 as a residential appraiser and she became a Realtor in 2004. She specializes in residential real estate sales...

Home features that drive price appreciation

If you’re a homeowner, a quickly rising real estate market is good news. It’s comforting to see your home value rise. Yet, many homeowners don’t live in the last home they will ever own, making rising prices also a source of anxiety. The question is, what do rising...