1. Retiring or Downsizing Soon? Start Here.

    If you’re nearing retirement, or working towards downsizing, there are strategies that you can use NOW to help save money, create wealth, and give you flexibility if your plans change.  Let’s face it - real estate isn’t getting cheaper. Every month that passes, real estate prices continue their upward appreciation.  Wouldn't it to be nice to have your retirement home now? With a little ext…Read More

  2. Moving: Should I Sell or Rent Out My House?

    When the time comes to make a move, in the right circumstances it may make sense to keep your previous house as a rental instead of selling.  While every situation is different, if done thoughtfully, renting your home can help your family create long term, meaningful wealth.  It does require extra work, some forethought, and a lot of number crunching.  Here's the process I give my clients who m…Read More

  3. Home Maintenance Cruise Control

    Sometimes life gets in the way of even simple home maintenance tasks - you might skip a few projects and then get overwhelmed by the mountain of items that need to get checked off your honey-do list.  In 2020, resolve to stay on top of those tasks that protect your home and provide most value and put your house on maintenance cruise control. Start a List and Start Slow January is a perfect time …Read More

  4. Home Prices Hit New Highs In Fort Collins

    With a headline that can nearly be repeated every month, "Home Prices Hit New Highs in Fort Collins", the upward trajectory of the real estate market is holding steady and continues to push new limits.  Not to be outdone, although not at record highs, the Loveland/Berthoud and Greeley/Evans markets are just off all-time highs and like Fort Collins, they will be moving onward and upward as the sea…Read More

  5. Full House Carpet Cleaning

    Shout out to Full House Carpet Cleaning!  They have done an EXCELLENT job cleaning carpets in my rentals - extending the life of our flooring and increasing our bottom line.  they are affordable, quick and easy to work with.  Give them a call at 970.481.6596 or find them online at FortCollinsCleanCarpet.com.  Contact me at 970.222.1049 or email me at Jared@TheCraftBroker.com.  As always, foll…Read More

  6. Property Managers in Northern Colorado

    Each investment property owner has a decision to make as soon as they own the property - whether or not to hire a property manager.  Northern Colorado is becoming flooded with new investors who are taking advantage of low interest rates, and high affordability.  Is it worth it to consider property managers in Northern Colorado?  Take a look at the following services and see if it will save you …Read More

  7. Why the Rental Market in Northern Colorado is So Hot

    It had to happen sooner or later.  As more and more people are forced out of their homes either through a short sale or foreclosure, rental units have become more and more in demand.   The rental market in Northern Colorado (Fort Collins, Windsor, Greeley, Loveland) has been becoming tighter and tighter with little end in sight.  Rents are on the rise and as investors flood the market, you can …Read More