As Autumn inches its way toward Winter, the local Real Estate market is cooling a bit right alongside our daily temps. As a long-time Real Estate professional, I'm not shocked (this happens every year at this time), and I'm not panicking. What I am doing, is keeping an eye on the highlights that remind us … Continue reading Denver Real Estate in the News
On average, a house fire happens every 24 seconds in the United States. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, about half of home fires are caused by cooking, another 10% by heating, almost 7% are caused by accident, 6.5% by electrical malfunction, with additional causes including appliance malfunction, smoking, and natural causes making up the rest. … Continue reading October is Fire Prevention Month
If you've lived in the Denver Metropolitan Area for long, you probably know we have a highly competitive housing market; finding the right house, at the right price, in the right area, with the right amenities, is tough. Still -- paying for a mortgage is almost always a better bet than throwing money away on … Continue reading Are You Throwing Away Money on Rent?
Finding, interviewing, and selecting a contractor to complete repairs, installation, or remodeling projects in your home can be daunting -- especially if you're looking at a significant investment of time or money. Recently, friends of mine -- clients who'd lived in their home a couple of years -- came home to find a large crack … Continue reading 8 Questions to Ask Your Contractor
Searching through online news articles about the housing market across Denver, you'll find words like "ridiculous," "absurd," and even "impossible." It's hard to retain a shiny sense of searching-for-a-home optimism with that kind of talk coming at you from every direction, but the reality is, even in a challenging market, people still need to sell … Continue reading Navigating the Denver Housing Maze
In an ideal world, you stick a sign in the yard, a pre-qualified Buyer shows up, and bada-bing-bada-boom -- SOLD! In the real world though, home sales rarely happen that way. The market in Metro Denver, and much of the country, remains strong; you can't expect your home to sell overnight, but if your listing … Continue reading 6 Reasons Your House Isn’t Selling
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