1. NoCo Real Estate Market is Flooded With Cash

    We all know that “cash is king” or “money talks” but when it comes to the high stakes game of buying in the NoCo real estate market, when you put your money where your mouth is, you’ll likely come out on top.  Never before have we seen a real estate market this constrained by low inventory.  If you’ve participated in the market over the past two years, you’re familiar with multiple…Read More

  2. Cash is King in Fort Collins

    We all know the phrase, "cash is king" or "money talks".  Well, in Fort Collins real estate, cash cannot be beaten.  Having cash really does allow you to do more, negotiate better, and ultimately win the real estate game.  We took a look back at the past 5 years, on a quarterly basis to really understand how money works in Fort Collins real estate, the results were surprising. Cash Transactions…Read More

  3. 6 Questions To Ask When Shopping for a Mortgage

    Shopping for a mortgage is a big deal.  Nobody is particularly well versed in the ins and outs of points, lender fees and closing costs simply because the industry is dynamic and most folks are only shopping for a mortgage once every five to seven years.  It's hard to stay on top of the changes in the industry and it's hard to have enough repetition to really understand exactly what needs to be …Read More

  4. Prequalifying for a Home in Fort Collins

    Plenty of buyers think that prequalifying for a home is just another speed bump on the path to home ownership.  Although the entire lending process might seem like a bit of a headache, the act of simply picking up the phone (or even just writing an email) and speaking with your lender about prequalifying for a home is one of the simplest of steps that can save you months of stress and annoyance. …Read More

  5. 3 Home Buying Deal Breakers in Fort Collins

    The world of real estate can be simple and complex.  Each transaction is different and there are a myriad of things that can derail any home purchase.  Any broker in Fort Collins could tell you crazy stories as to why some of their home buyers had deals fall through.  Most problems can be solved with cooperation and negotiation from both sides, but what are the biggest home buying deal breakers…Read More

  6. The 20% Down Payment Myth

    Don't let anyone tell you that you need to put 20% down on a house.  There are tons of misconceptions and false information saying that's the only way to get a home these days.  Plus, it's not exactly easy to drum up $50k to put down on a $250,000 home.  In all actuality, putting that much money down on a home will make your mortgage payments less expensive, but could you possibly use that mone…Read More

  7. 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