1. The 5 P’s of Selling Your Home

    Just because the low inventory market heavily favors sellers does not mean that selling your home is "easy".  In fact, it's much harder to expertly prepare your house for a sale, especially when you might expect 20-30 showings and a dozen offers.  If that's what you're expecting, then you need to be perfectly prepared and ready to take advantage of the demand.  If not, you'll be overlooked for …Read More

  2. The Craft Broker Difference – Office Free, Digital and Mobile

    I understand that we operate in a competitive and crowded marketplace.  Every agent is a little different, every brokerage and real estate office is different - that's what makes our industry strong: diversity!  If you're seeking out an agent or a company to do business with, it can be hard to compare and it can be difficult to really find what makes a company unique.  In our "The Craft Broker …Read More

  3. 2017 Recap and Looking Ahead in 2018

    2017 has come and gone and as we're looking ahead in 2018, it's helpful to reflect on what happened in Northern Colorado's real estate market this past year.  With the effects of strained inventory, increased unaffordability, construction defects legislation and, to top it all off, a new tax plan impacting buyers, sellers, and investors alike, 2017 was an interesting year.  Let's check out the …Read More

  4. Backup Offers Explained

    Do you think that once a home is "under contract" it's gone forever? Not so fast! Backup offers can be effective for buyers who just missed out on a winning bid. Things can fall through - financing, inspection, appraisal, or buyer's remorse! Just another opportunity for you. Check out my video to learn more! Contact me at 970.222.1049 or email me at Jared@TheCraftBroker.com.  As always, follow u…Read More

  5. Resolve to Improve Your Life Using Real Estate

    It's that time of year where most of us have made resolutions.  Some of us have stuck with them so far, while others got derailed, delayed or just plain gave up.  While I made my New Year's resolutions, I also contemplated what I could do to help others feel more empowered in their real estate choices and decisions.  So many of us don't realize just how important the right home is.  It's where…Read More

  6. Remarkable Home Sales Continue Throughout NoCo Region

    Home selling prices in the four county Bizwest region (Boulder, Broomfield, Larimer and Weld) continue in uncharted territory with double digit increases in both home sales and median selling price. The rate of increase actually slowed a bit in April with a 12.3% increase in median price but the number actually hit $300,000 for the first time boosting the year to date median price to $294,000. By …Read More

  7. 5 Questions to Ask a Potential Realtor

    If you're getting ready to make a move, whether buying or selling, chances are you're also in the market for a Realtor who can help you wade through the waters of a complex real estate transaction in a fast moving market.  You may be familiar or friendly with the Realtor you'd like to enlist, or you may be starting from scratch, hunting on the internet or asking for recommendations from your frie…Read More

  8. 4 Snow Covered Northern Colorado Homes

    Normally, winter can be a tough time to get your home in shape to show its best.  Grass is brown, plants and trees are lifeless, and the sky is a more pale version of blue-grey that just doesn't make a home 'pop' in pictures.  But, with the light dusting of snow overnight, I thought it would be interesting to see which Northern Colorado homes look utterly amazing with a blanket of the fresh whit…Read More

  9. NoCo Real Estate Market Update – May 2013

    Northern Colorado residential home sales for the first four months of the year are on a roll with a 21.5% increase over the same period of 2012. The 2,911 homes sold this year are the best start to a year since 2005 when there were 3,007 closed sales in the first four months. It is interesting that this large increase in sold homes has been accomplished without a corresponding large increase in th…Read More

  10. Fort Collins and Loveland Realtors

    It's been said that in Fort Collins or Loveland, you can throw a beer can out of a window and hit a Realtor.  It could be your hair dresser's husband, your old high school buddy, or a distant relative - most people know at least one Realtor in Loveland or Fort Collins.  Realtors are an active part of the community and are typically people and relationship focused individuals.  We connect people…Read More