1. How to Fund A Down Payment with Your Retirement Account

      Please understand before you read this that we are not a financial advisors or accountants.  Consult with tax and financial professionals before making any moves within your retirement account.  These professionals will further educate you on the risks and rewards to funding a down payment with your retirement account.  Contrary to popular belief, there are some unique ways to utilize your …Read More

  2. Investment Property in Fort Collins

    If you've got a child getting out of the dorms at CSU and looking for affordable rental housing, chances are pickings are super slim right now.  Vacancy rates are less than 2% and affordable housing is in very low supply.  The good news is there is a great opportunity for you to own investment property in Fort Collins..  The option of buying a home for your college student (and their friends) m…Read More

  3. Low Fort Collins Real Estate Inventory

    Recent activity suggests that buyers are having a very difficult time with low Fort Collins real estate inventory, especially price ranges of $225,000 and below.  Low inventory is forcing buyers to act quickly when competing for available listings. Currently there are nearly 1,500 homes currently "active" in Fort Collins.  Year to date, we have just over 2,000 sold listings.  This means that th…Read More

  4. Fort Collins Real Estate Market Conditions – August 2012

    Another month and even more good news in the Fort Collins real estate recovery.  In August, Fort Collins recorded an astounding 21.8% gain on closed sales and a 7% price increase from August 2011.   At the end of August, over 2400 homes have been sold this year, which puts us at pre-recession levels - on track for more than 3,300 sales.  The average sales price across Fort Collins is the highes…Read More

  5. Fast Paced Fort Collins Real Estate Market Tips For Buyers

    The tables have turned in Fort Collins.  No longer are buyers in control, taking their time to make decisions and offers.  Interest rates are at their lowest point in decades, and inventory levels are shrinking.  This is creating a perfect storm of buyer competition where sellers have the upper hand. When real estate is moving at at furious pace, it helps to be prepared and able to make quick i…Read More

  6. Your Perfect Windsor Home

    Paralysis by analysis can be a common problem for buyers in Windsor because of the abundance of choices one can make while buying a home.  When it comes time to make an offer, some buyers could be fearful of making the wrong decision and getting stuck.  Buyer's remorse is common among buyers who lack clear direction and education.  Only after going through a simple, three step process can you a…Read More

  7. 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

  8. Why Buying a Home in Fort Collins is The American Dream

    In the media today there is a lot of heated debate as to whether home ownership is still part of the American Dream. Real estate and mortgage professionals are quick to explain the benefits of home ownership, but overall fear and lack of confidence in the market have left potential home buyers wondering if buying a home is right for them. Over the past few years, home ownership has come under fire…Read More