Time to downsize? Signs to help you decide

Time to downsize? Signs to help you decide

Downsizing is almost inevitable for most of us. Just like the home-preferences of single adults are different from those of families with young children, so are the home needs and wants of retirees.

Homebuyer ‘love letters’ may stir bias

Homebuyer ‘love letters’ may stir bias

Several years ago, Kristine Chadwick and her family were trying to buy a house in Eugene, Oregon. The market was competitive, so her agent suggested she write a letter to the seller, describing her husband, three kids, two dogs and one cat, and why she wanted to raise her family in the house. Hers was not the highest bid, but she got the house anyway.

The letter worked.

All fired up about fall

All fired up about fall

We all need to muse more, and fall is the perfect time for sitting, pondering and reflecting, particularly in front of a fire.

Gardening is exercise

Gardening is exercise

I recently underwent a health assessment which involved a lengthy questionnaire on how I care for myself. Things went smoothly until the interviewer asked about any exercise I routinely do. I said “gardening.”

Compass agrees to acquire First Alliance Title

Compass, the real estate technology company, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire First Alliance Title LLC, a leading title company serving the Denver metro area.

Sign on the digital line

Sign on the digital line

While e-signatures seem like a new technology, as with most advances, they truly are evolutionary versus revolutionary.

Hottest zip codes in 2021

Hottest zip codes in 2021

Are you thinking about moving out of Boulder County? America’s hottest zip code is right here in Colorado. In a testament to American’s desire for backyards and affordable home prices, a suburban zip code in Colorado Springs – 80916 – ranks No. 1 on the Realtor.com®...
Where’s the sun?

Where’s the sun?

It’s essential to know where the sun is relative to the home you are thinking about buying.