Home Selling Tips
Whether you are buying or selling an older home, there are “old-house” problems you should familiarize yourself with.
A good number of people make annual New Year’s resolutions. Why not add a real estate resolution or two to your list this year?
The winning game plan is to embrace the unique advantages of selling your home during this cold winter month with these tips, adapted from hgtv.com.
Each decade brings distinctive home design trends, and 2020 is set to usher in a new era of desirable features. If you’re planning to list your home, it’s helpful to be aware of the latest must-haves that buyers are after.
Homes can suffer water damage resulting in decreased property value, increased maintenance costs, and decline in indoor air quality. Ensuring that your homes exterior is water resistant can protect against potential loss
Owner financing is when a real estate owner has enough equity to loan all or part of the money for a buyer’s purchase of their real estate. Carrying the financing on a home can be an attractive investment for a seller.
Home inspections are limited, non-invasive, examinations of the condition of a home. The sale of a home is often contingent on a home inspection.
Since 1977, when Founder Joel Ripmaster opened the doors at Colorado Landmark for the first time, he has had a clear mission: Provide the most personalized support, flawless guidance and unrivaled knowledge of the real estate market to local and global Boulder County homebuyers and sellers.
Today’s home buyers have high expectations of how a home “shows.” Gone are the days of looking past the home’s current décor; home staging is now an expected part of the selling process, and for good reason.
After years of a sellers’ market, Boulder County home prices have flattened, and home supplies are higher than demand. If you’re buying, it’s good news. If you’re selling it doesn’t mean your house won’t get sold, just that you (and your Realtor) have to work a bit harder and smarter to do so.
One of the basics of selling your home, or enjoying it to the fullest, is getting rid of clutter. As they say, a cluttered home means a cluttered mind – and often chaos in your life.
Baby boomers are retiring and downsizing their homes at record rates. “Aging in place” is a common catch phrase for seniors, meaning growing older in their own homes.
Regardless of when you move, preparation can go a long way to ease the children’s pre-move anxiety and help smooth the transition.
It is not fun to think about radon – it’s a serious health problem that could lead to some costly fixes for your home. But you still need to be aware of it, because ignoring radon is much worse than addressing it.
Broker Associate Beth Baker Owens of Your Castle Real Estate in Denver, lists the two questions most people fail to ask when interviewing a Realtor.
If you’re looking for an established Front Range real estate brokerage that’s committed to putting your needs first, check out Equity Colorado. Established in 2009, their Northern Colorado office, in Longmont, has been serving the community since 2010.
The Realtors Property Resource, known in the industry as (RPR), is exclusively available for Realtors only. RPR is a parcel-centric data platform, meaning it has information connected to almost every parcel of real estate in the United States.
Making the investment in professional photography is a far wiser choice than throwing it together yourself. Photographer Tim Seibert of Flatirons Pro Media explains why.
Realtor Allie Kirby, of New Era Group, Your Castle Real Estate in Denver lists the top three tips for both buying and selling a home in a hot housing market.
Over my career, many people have asked me about the pricing hierarchy in our real estate market. By pricing hierarchy, I mean comparing the average and median prices of homes in our various market areas.
“Instant offer” or iBuyer programs – that are grabbing so much attention in the media – are based on the concept of a company buying a home directly from a home seller with a cash offer often without having to clean or stage your home.
All of these different programs show that there is consumer demand for convenience. Nevertheless, convenience always has an expense.
The typical home buyer or home seller often asks, “What’s the difference between a licensed agent and a Realtor?” That’s a good question. So, what is the difference?
Colorado Realtor Phil Barru, of RE/MAX Professionals, dispels common myths about getting one’s home ready to sell and examines essential pre-listing improvements.
You’ve heard of seller’s remorse, but seller’s tears? More than a third of people who’ve sold their homes say they have shed tears over the experience.
Due to the passage of Colorado House Bill 19-1098 known as “the deeds bill,” changes have been made to the Colorado Division of Real Estate’s standard form, Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (Residential). In addition to the changes to this contract, House Bill 19-1098 also necessitated changes to the Closing Instructions form used in Colorado real estate transactions.
When putting a home on the market, it’s the three Ps that will make most difference: presentation, promotion and price.
Renovations can make us happier in the places we call home, but some of the most dramatic updates can add real value when it’s time to sell.
Q: I just lost the sale of my house because our buyer learned we changed out a broken toilet without getting a permit from the city. I did not even know this was required. Is there anything I can do? – Barbara
In some markets, it is common for the home buyer and seller to negotiate possession three days after closing. This method of possession eliminates the seller’s risk in the event the home buyer fails to come to closing and the seller needs to move back into the home.