In my last article, Part 1 of “Buying College Housing – Now Is The Time,” I discussed how purchasing a condo or house for your child to live in while attending college can be a worthwhile investment and can provide financial as well as other benefits for your college student. As you evaluate this decision, […]
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Buying college housing Now is the time, Part 1
Every August in college towns across the country, college students start to return for the fall semester, resulting in a frenzy of real estate activity. Because rental housing tends to be tight in most college towns, many families consider purchasing a home for their college student to live in while attending school. It usually takes […]
Buying a home to save for college?
Buying a rental property when a baby is born is a great way to save for college. (Photo: Pexels). When it comes to saving for their child’s college education, most parents automatically think of the Colorado College Invest 529 accounts. The main reasons are that contributions can be deducted from Colorado State income tax […]
Build your real estate wealth one owner-occupied home at a time
Most people start investing real estate by buying their personal residence. (Photo: Pexels). Most people start investing real estate by buying their personal residence. Yet the majority of Americans will stop there in terms of building their real estate portfolio. This is because when people are motivated to buy their first investment property, they […]
At home on the beach – Part 2
There are many details to gauge when buying a vacation property. (Photo: Pexels). Are you thinking about buying a vacation home on an island getaway for you and your family to enjoy? There are quite a few factors to evaluate in order to make the vacation home buying experience a happy one. In my previous […]
2022 Boulder Valley Real Estate Report just released!
The 2022 of the Boulder Valley Real Estate Report reveals the unwavering strength of the Boulder Valley community and our exceptional real estate market. Our analysis of 2021 statistics, trends, and forecasts shows consistently growing value, unceasing demand, and persistently low inventory. View it all here: 2022 Boulder Valley Real Estate Market Report
Buying a multi-unit with owner-occupied FHA Financing
With the right planning, buying a multi-unit and living in one of the units could be a great way to start your real estate investment portfolio. (Photo: Pexels). When most people think of buying a home, condos, townhouses, or single-family houses usually come to mind. It is very rare that you might think of buying […]
A post-closing occupancy agreement: How does it work?
Using a Post-Closing Occupancy Agreement with all the issues discussed and agreed upon can be a great tool for creating a seamless home sale to meet the needs of all parties involved. (Photo: Pexels). In the Boulder-area market, possession of a home most commonly happens upon delivery of the deed. In other words, the home […]
Homeowner wealth vs. renter wealth
There are many times in life when it makes sense to rent the place you live in, such as for a temporary job assignment. However, over the years, owning real estate has proven to be the greatest wealth builder for most Americans. Advantages of renting • More mobile in the event of a job or […]
Buying a ski country home – Part 2
There are quite a few things to consider in order to make the vacation home buying experience a happy one. (Photo: Ian Keefe/Unsplash). Have you been thinking about buying a vacation home in ski country for you and your family to enjoy? There are quite a few things to consider in order to make the […]