Thinking about buying a ski country vacation home for you and your family to enjoy? There are quite a few things to consider in order to make the vacation home buying experience a happy one. In my previous article, Part One of this two-part series, I discussed goals for your ski home, rental income, and […]
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RE/MAX of Boulder’s monthly statistics for the Boulder County housing market, specifically for attached dwellings. A comparison of statistics from January to August 2019 with January to August 2019.
RE/MAX of Boulder’s monthly statistics for the Boulder County housing market, specifically for single family homes. A comparison of statistics from January to August 2019 with January to August 2019.
Summer has gone by fast! In Summit County, our ski country playground, there is already a hit of yellow in the aspen trees. If you are thinking of purchasing a second home in ski country, now is the perfect time to get started, before the snow starts falling. Over the years, I have found that […]
It is never easy to be a first-time homebuyer, but now is the time to pay attention and get rolling to purchase a home. Interest rates are low and financing programs are available with lower than 20 percent down payment required. It’s never been easy to be a first-time homebuyer, especially in Boulder County. It […]
Not all licensed real estate agents are the same. Only those who are members of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) are properly referred to as “Realtors®”. Realtors are committed to treat all parties in a transaction honestly. They subscribe to a strict code of ethics and are expected to maintain an expert level of […]
When interest rates drop, you might wonder whether or not it makes any sense to refinance. Interest rates for a 30-year mortgage loan are currently below four percent, continuing the opportunity to refinance at a historically low rate. When interest rates drop, you might wonder whether or not it makes any sense to refinance. Unfortunately, […]
(Photo: Bigstock). 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. California first coined the term “drive until you qualify,” as in the distance you have to drive from […]
“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. As I describe in Part 1 of this article, this […]
You may have heard “instant offer” commercials aimed at homeowners who want to sell their home quickly online for a cash offer. The “instant offers” or iBuyers concept is not new. In 1978 when I started my real estate career, our company offered a guaranteed sales program for home sellers. The program was used to […]