First-Time Homebuyer

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...

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...

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...

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...

What is an interest-only mortgage?

The following article is a summary of content from the book, “Realtor for Life,” written by Duane Duggan. The 30-year fully amortized loan has been the mainstay of real estate financing in the U.S. for decades, yet market conditions often bring about different types...

Who are millennial home buyers?

Who are millennial home buyers?

Early reports by the Pew Research Center, cited millennials (81 million of them) as those individuals born in 1981 and later, up until today. Other researchers capped the era at those born between 1981 or 1982 and 1994 or 1995, which would put the youngest millennials...

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