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6 Things to Know Before Moving to Colorado

Colorado is a state with a little bit of everything: outdoor activities, clean air, countless local breweries and the hub to many national businesses. If you’re planning a move, but you’re not exactly sure what to expect then here are six things you need to know before moving to Colorado.

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Top 10 Homes for Sale in Boulder

Are you looking for a historical yet modern home with mountain views or a traditional home right in the heart of a village? How about both? Whatever type of home you are looking for, Boulder has it! Forget looking through every listing, we have already listed the Top 10 Homes for Sale in Boulder for your convenience!

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Before You Sell: Affordable Curb Appeal Tips

You know that saying, “don’t judge a book by its cover?” Unfortunately for home sellers, most home buyers are quick to judge a house by its exterior. It’s can be one of the quickest ways to weed out homes that are less desirable in the sea of for-sale signs. We don’t want your home to end up on that list, so we have come up with the top tips for upping your curb appeal game, on a budget!

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Top 10 Homes for Sale in Loveland

Are you looking for a charming home in the heart of a downtown area with bars and restaurants nearby or a stunning lot on the lake with a dock? How about both? Whatever type of home you are looking for, Loveland has it! Forget looking through every listing, we have already listed the Top 10 Homes for Sale in Loveland for your convenience!

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Why Cleaning and Home Staging is Important to Sell Your House

In a busy world that gets even busier when putting a house on the market, hiring a professional home cleaner (or a real estate company that includes a professional home cleaner) can bring peace of mind during a hectic time. It takes a lot of work to prepare a home for the real estate market, […]

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How to Market a Home for Sale: Real Estate Marketing Checklist

Selling your home or planning to sell your home? World-Class Real Estate Marketing is a necessity in a fast-paced, technology-driven industry. To successfully sell a home in a highly competitive real estate market requires a multi-level, multi-platform real estate marketing plan. Make sure that your realtor is up to the task by ensuring he or […]

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Why You Should Have a Pre-Inspection Done Before Selling Your Home

While it’s almost a guarantee that a prospective home buyer will have a home inspected before finalizing an offer, the home seller also has the option to have a pre-inspection done before their home even goes on the market. Why would someone selling their home have it inspected before it even goes on the market? According […]

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2019 Colorado Annual Market Forecast

Are we in a housing bubble? Is there a recession coming? Learn the answers to those questions plus more by watching these fun, interactive, informative presentations specific to the Denver and Northern Colorado markets. The presentations in these two videos are full of valuable takeaways featuring Windermere Real Estate’s Chief Economist Matthew Gardner.

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Planning for the Life Expectancy of Your Home

Nothing in life lasts forever – and the same can be said for your home. From the roof to the furnace, every component of your home has a lifespan, so it’s a good idea to know approximately how many years of service you can expect from them. This information can help when buying or selling your home, budgeting for improvements, and deciding between repairing or replacing when problems arise.

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Simple Tips To Make Relocating Easier

According to Real Estate Expert Charlie Young, certain real estate factors are in place that may compel more people to consider relocating to a different area of the country. Here are a few: Increase in mortgage rates Pay not keeping pace with home prices Long-term toll of the recession Increased home prices have helped homeowners move from […]

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The Complete Guide For Preparing To Move

Moving is stressful, whether it is across town or cross-country.  Once you have closed on your house, the reality of packing, moving, and setting up a new home can become overwhelming. While no list can make a move “stress-free”, planning ahead and staying organized can help make your move a little smoother.  Here is our list of […]

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Why Start Investing In Real Estate Now?

With prices reaching unprecedented heights in today’s hot real estate market, many may think that the numbers do not work to see a return on their investment. They assume that ship has sailed and they missed the boat. But it is still a good time to explore the waters of investment real estate. Here’s why.

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The Benefits of Real Estate Investing

Investment properties offer much more than just having tenants pay the mortgage until the house is paid off in 15 or 30 years. Multiple tax benefits accompany owning investment real estate, as does the passive income from rental property. Whether you are a first-time investor with more modest goals or an investor who wants 20 […]

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Real Estate Investment Property Checklist

First Things First – here are some things to think about when you are considering purchasing an investment property: What are your goals with the property? How long do you expect to own it? Have you owned investment real estate before?/How did that work out for you? How much cash do you have available for […]

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Home Selling Guide

Your home may be your single biggest investment and one of the largest financial transactions you’ll ever make. So when you sell, you want to get the best price and the most favorable terms, in the shortest amount of time. There are many marketing options, legalities, and details that go into the sale.

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Everything You Need to Know About Colorado Weather

The population of Colorado has been on the rise for years, and there doesn’t seem to be any end in sight. While the reasons people want to live in Colorado range widely, one thing that makes Colorado such a desirable place to live in is the consistently sunny weather. While it’s well-known that there are […]

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Home Buying Tips

Buying a new home is a large undertaking, and there are many intricacies that can make the process complicated and stressful. However, not every home buying experience needs to be difficult. By following a few simple home buying tips, you can ensure a more pleasant purchasing experience. Not only will this help reduce the stress involved with buying a new home, but it can also help save you time and money in the long run.

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Guide To Selling: Repairs and Cleaning

When preparing to sell your home, there are a number of important steps to take to ensure the process goes smoothly. However, with so many steps involved to sell a house, there are often some overlooked items. In order to expedite the selling process, one very important step is to make minor repairs and thoroughly […]

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Real Estate Glossary: Buyer’s Terms

When buying a home, there is a lot to learn about each stage of the process. From appraisals and home inspections to negotiating closing costs and understanding premium mortgage insurance, each step of the way can feel overwhelming without an understanding of all the terms. This real estate glossary of buyer’s terms can help make […]

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How to Get Started in Real Estate Investing

Investing in real estate is one of the world’s most venerable pathways to building wealth. When properly managed, income from renting or real estate investment trusts can provide you with the financial security to plan out the rest of your life. The conclusion is easy to envision, but knowing where to begin can be overwhelming, […]

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Colorado Real Estate Market Update

The following analysis of the Metro Denver & Northern Colorado real estate market (which now includes Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Park Counties) is provided by Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner. We hope that this information may assist you with making better-informed real estate decisions. For further information about the housing market in your […]

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Top 5 Tips to Selling Your Home

As a seller today, you are faced with a challenge when it comes to selling your home for a fair price and getting it done in a reasonable amount of time. Even though inventory is lower than it was five months ago, we are still looking at about 9 months of inventory in many areas. […]

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Why 2019 Will Be the Year of the First-Time Homebuyer

What a year it has been for both the U.S. economy and the national housing market. After several years of above-average economic and home price growth, 2018 marked the start of a slowdown in the residential real estate market. As the year comes to a close, it’s time for me to dust off my crystal […]

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The Benefits of Working With A Realtor

Buying a home is a major investment, and it comes with a lot of variables. From finding the right neighborhood to determining how much home your budget allows, it is a complicated task. Because of the difficulties involved, many prospective homebuyers decide to work with a full-service realtor. These realtors not only help navigate the […]

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The Impacts of Staging when Selling Your Home

There are many benefits of staging when listing a home for sale. A properly staged home will look more “move-in ready”, and this creates a better first impression. A staged house also looks better when photographed which makes the home more appealing for buyers who are shopping online. When selling your home, staging is a […]

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The Cost of Waiting To Buy

The Colorado real estate market is not seeing the same slowdowns as the rest of the nation, but it is true that things are cooling off. The results are fewer multiple offers which mean fewer bidding wars as well as fewer inspection concessions. However, homes in Colorado are still selling when they are priced properly, […]

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Pricing Your Property

When listing your property for sale, it is crucial to get the highest return on your investment. To do this, you must also consider the time it takes to sell real estate. Getting the most value for also requires reducing the amount of time your property spends on the market. MLS research demonstrates that the […]

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Avoid Common Selling Mistakes

When selling your home, it is crucial to avoid common selling mistakes. By following these tips, you can ensure you get the best possible return on your investment. Selling Your Home Mistake #1: Avoid becoming emotional or sentimental about the sale Although the initial decision to sell your home maybe be wrought with emotion, once […]

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