1. Real Estate and Back to School Time

    It's that time of year. Some parents jump for joy, others shed a few tears - change is in the air.  After a long, hot, busy summer, parents and children alike are ready for a change of pace, getting back into the routine of homework and projects.  It's back to school time! Real estate and back to school might seem completely unrelated, but at this time of year, we are always reminding clients ab…Read More

  2. Buy a Home In Seven Days or Less

    With all the information available to homebuyers these days through the web, apps, and other outlets, the entire process of purchasing a home should be much less complicated than ever before, right?  We've found that isn't always the case.  Buyers have information overload, inaccurate or misleading information abounds, and the struggle with analysis paralysis is ever present.  That's where prof…Read More

  3. Advice for Homebuyers in Fort Collins

    Homebuyers in Fort Collins are up against some pretty stiff competition.  Prices have been rising, interest rates are gradually increasing, and the amount of homes for sale are at the lowest levels we've seen in a decade.  Sometimes it might feel as if the planets need to align for you to get the home that you want.  To be able to compete, you can't be a casual buyer.  You need to be proactive…Read More

  4. 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

  5. Making Your Best Real Estate Offer

    In Northern Colorado, there has been a shift in the real estate market.  In some neighborhoods, it's tough to tell if it's a buyer's market, seller's market, or somewhere in between.  To make your best real estate offer, you really need to understand what kind of market you're dealing with, so you can craft your offer accordingly.  In a seller's market, low-ball offers will be rejected.  If yo…Read More

  6. 3 Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage In Fort Collins

    As Realtors in Fort Collins, we're always looking for ways to save our current and past clients some money.  This is one of those opportunities so follow along carefully.  We're talking big money!  Depending on the value of your home, you could see some HUGE savings with very little effort or stress on your part.  In some cases, saving tons of money doesn't even cause you any extra effort or f…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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