In Denver's competitive marketplace, you may not have the luxury of pondering whether to choose the house you fall in love with in a less-than-ideal neighborhood, or the less-than-ideal house in a neighborhood you love. That said, choosing between two such options is a common dilemma among house hunters, and it is worth considering what … Continue reading Ideal Location, or Bigger House?
New generation...same old financial mistakes. But it doesn't have to be that way! Chances are good, your parents didn't take you and your siblings aside to share the finer details of the sale or purchase of your family home when you were growing up. Hey -- I get it! Mortgage terms and price-per-square-foot are details lost … Continue reading 5 Classic Home Buying Mistakes Millennials Make
You've moved into your new place, unpacked enough stuff to make toast and get dressed for work this week, and the kids' favorite stuffed animals are in play... Now what? Successfully settling into a new home takes a lot of doing, but not every item on your list should be a chore. Here is a … Continue reading 7 Ways to Make UR New House a Home
There are a variety of signs and signals it's time to consider buying your first home, or beginning the search for your next one. Sometimes the place you live now can be rearranged a bit to meet your needs -- but sometimes, the best solution is a first (or next) home. Read on to learn … Continue reading 6 Signs it’s Time to Buy (or Buy Up)
Whether you're buying a home for the first time or planning to upsize, downsize or relocate, thoughtful planning in terms of how much you should spend on your home makes sense. Beyond the size of mortgage you qualify for, thinking through additional expenses and your desired lifestyle before you begin the house hunt, will save … Continue reading How Much House Can You Afford?
If you rent or crash on somebody's couch, you're missing out. Homeownership offers a freedom that can't be found in renting; if you've never done the research -- talked to a mortgage professional, consulted with a Realtor, driven around a few favorite neighborhoods to scope out what's for sale -- now is the time. Read … Continue reading Let Freedom Ring
According to a recent Denver Business Journal article, a report by New York-based financial services firm SmartAsset ranks Denver 9th in the nation among the healthiest urban housing markets. Factors analyzed for the study include stability, risk, fluidity (ease of sale), and affordability. This is awesome news for local homeowners and those considering investing in the Denver … Continue reading A Denver Real Estate Health Check