5 Common Home Moving Mistakes

LOVELAND – Moving is always a hectic and crazy time in your life. It’s understandably easy to miss an important task, especially when you are also coordinating a simultaneous home sale and home purchase. Here’s a list of common home moving mistakes that you should...
Ask the Expert: Inspecting Vintage Homes

Ask the Expert: Inspecting Vintage Homes

BOULDER – There can be an appeal in owning an older home; preserving a historic part of a neighborhood and/or restoring a house to its former glory. However, there are concerns when buying an older home, issues that can cause regret and major expense. When considering...
What to Watch for in Builder Contracts

What to Watch for in Builder Contracts

Contracts used at new home subdivisions or by custom home builders for the construction of a new home, are not the standard Colorado Real Estate Commission approved form. Since these contracts are usually written by the builder’s attorney, in the builder’s favor, the...
The Silicon Factor

The Silicon Factor

BOULDER – Fun fact: Silicon, a chemical element with a blue-gray metallic luster and number 14 on the Periodic Table, has semiconducting properties and is widely used in making electronic circuits. (Trust me, I know where I’m going with this.) In the early ‘70s, a...
Property Tax Prorations at Closings

Property Tax Prorations at Closings

  BOULDER – Based on the date of a real estate closing, property taxes should be fairly divided between the buyer and seller so that each party pays for the taxes during the time in which they own the property. It seems as if these property tax prorations are very...