1. Making Your Best Offer When Buying a Home in Fort Collins

    The real estate market in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado is tough right now.  There's an abundance of distressed properties (Short Sales, Foreclosures, REO's) and you think you can get a great home at a great price.   Although you want a deal, low ball offers may not get you the home you want.  Getting the home you really want at a great price takes strategy, skill and a knowledge of the lo…Read More

  2. Tax Tips for Fort Collins Home Owners

    With tax season looming, you really should be considering the tax benefits and impacts of home ownership.  If you're utilizing a CPA, make sure they're up to speed on your real estate status, as it can typically save you a lot of money at tax time.  If you handle taxes on your own, just make sure you don't miss the following tax tips for Fort Collins Home Owners. 1.  Refinancing and Reducing …Read More

  3. First Time Home Buyers in Fort Collins

    If you're over having a room-mate, and throwing away your hard earned money to pay off someone else's mortgage, you're probably wanting a place of your very own. It's time.  This can be one of the most exciting parts of your life, but also one of the most confusing and nerve-wracking times as well.  With all sorts of information out there for first time home buyers in Fort Collins, or Northern C…Read More

  4. Thinking of Refinancing in Northern Colorado?

    Over the past couple months, we've been asked by several clients from Fort Collins to Greeley and everywhere in between, "Should I re-finance?"  With those 5, 6, and 7+% rates, more and more NoCo locals are considering it.  But how do you know if refinancing your loan in Northern Colorado is the right decision?  Done correctly, refinancing can save you money, both in the long and short term, bu…Read More

  5. Fort Collins Real Estate Statistics

    It's a fact of life, either you love real estate statistics, or you're indifferent.  We happen to love real estate news and numbers.  It's the lifeblood of our business and there is so much to be learned by analyzing and interpreting data in Fort Collins.  If you're looking through our statistics page, we want to be able to help you understand what to look for and how to interpret the data in …Read More

  6. How to Avoid Foreclosure In Fort Collins With Short Sales

    Nobody ever wants to learn about foreclosures and short sales.  Unfortunately, some folks are forced to get deep into the distressed property world - whether that's through divorce, job loss, or other hardship.  With the economic downturn, more and more people are learning about foreclosures; you get behind on your mortgage payments and the bank tries to reclaim your home.  The bank never w…Read More

  7. Qualifying Yourself to Buy a Home in Northern Colorado

    In Northern Colorado, 1 in 20 homes are in foreclosure.  Lending is tight and lending regulations don't seem to be loosening up any time soon.  That being said, with 30 year fixed rates below 4.5%, an abundance of inventory, and depressed home prices, I believe now is one of the greatest times in recent history to purchase real estate, that is, if you can qualify yourself to buy a home in North…Read More