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Should I Buy or Sell During the Summer?

The longer hours of summertime provide some distinct advantages for those in the real estate market. The combination of better weather and changes in schedules creates opportunities for both sellers and buyers looking to make a summer move.

The NAR Settlement vs. The Spring Real Estate Market

The NAR Settlement vs. The Spring Real Estate Market

Springtime is usually a busy season in the real estate market as buyers aim to sync their search with favorable weather and family needs. However, the shadow of the recent settlement with the National Association of Realtors (NAR) is leaving many buyers and sellers hesitant.

We aim to cut through the panic and legal jargon to cover what’s important to YOU.

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Zillow: Pros, Cons, and Everything In-between

Zillow: Pros, Cons, and Everything In-between

Trying to understand the real estate market is intimidating for most people, no matter how many times they’ve bought or sold a home. In the past decade or so, these buyers and sellers have largely turned to Zillow as a resource—but how helpful is Zillow actually? In...

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A Guide to What ACTUALLY Matters When Buying or Selling

A Guide to What ACTUALLY Matters When Buying or Selling

When it comes time to buy or sell a home, many people feel overwhelmed by the vast amount of information and processes needed. Between information from the internet, friends, and family, it can be hard to tell what’s actually needed and what’s overkill. In this guide,...

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Will Home Prices Drop in 2024? What Experts Predict

Will Home Prices Drop in 2024? What Experts Predict

Many homebuyers and sellers are eager to know if home prices will drop in 2024. The shifting market has everyone wondering how it will affect them. We may be in the midst of a housing market correction. Keep reading to find out why experts anticipate minimal home...

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Is 2024 a Good Year to Buy? 9 Tips for Homebuyers

Is 2024 a Good Year to Buy? 9 Tips for Homebuyers

Buyers who heard about the crazy competitive market of last year should be advised: homes are now sitting on the market for longer, so if you’re not sure about a property, you likely have time to think it over. December '23 saw homes on market for a median of 61...

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15 Essential Questions to Ask a Realtor

15 Essential Questions to Ask a Realtor

If you’re planning to buy a home, there’s a good chance you’ve thought about the kind of home you’d like to buy. And if you have a home to sell, you’ve likely pondered how much your property could sell for. But buyers and sellers often forget to think critically about...

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How Buying a Home Can Protect Against Inflation

How Buying a Home Can Protect Against Inflation

Why is everything so expensive?! Rising inflation rates have affected all of us. Prices for things like gas, groceries, and other services have been rising at an alarming rate. In fact, such a dramatic inflationary period hasn't happened since the early 80's. Not only...

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How to Get an Offer Accepted in 2022

How to Get an Offer Accepted in 2022

Making a winning offer on a home in a seller’s market is like trying to say the alphabet backwards. It’s not easy. Sellers are focused on getting the highest price possible for their homes. While buyers continue to struggle in understanding how to get an offer...

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Should I Offer Less Than Asking Price? Start Here

Should I Offer Less Than Asking Price? Start Here

Buying a house is often the most expensive purchase a person will ever make in their lifetime. Knowing when to offer less than asking price might help save money in the long run. Many buyers wonder what they can offer on a house and what a seller would ultimately...

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The Best Time to Buy a House: A Complete Guide

The Best Time to Buy a House: A Complete Guide

If you’ve found yourself wondering what the best time to buy a house is, there are a few different routes to get the right answer. Some recommend studying the market trends for the best interest rate. While others recommend a specific month, and even a best day of the...

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What credit score do I need to buy a house?

What credit score do I need to buy a house?

Your credit score can have a major impact on your ability to buy a house and the types of loans that are best for you. Not to mention how big your down payment needs to be, and how much interest you will need to pay. For first time buyers, knowing how much house you...

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Things to Look for When Buying a House

Things to Look for When Buying a House

People always come to me and ask “What should I know about buying a house?” or “What if I’m a first-time home buyer?” or “What should I look for when buying a house?”. So, I thought I’d put pen to paper and share my experiences with everyone. Whenever I first meet...

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Best Places to Live in Summit County | A Complete Guide

Best Places to Live in Summit County | A Complete Guide

Colorado is one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, and who could blame the people moving here? The Centennial State is filled with endless outdoor activities, stunning natural beauty, and a thriving culture. Not all of Colorado is created equal, though....

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Buying a house for sale by owner

Buying a house for sale by owner

Many buyers don’t set out to purchase a home that is listed as for sale by owner. After all, only 8% of the homes sold in 2021 were listed as for sale by owner. But, it’s common to come across FSBO homes during your search. And if you choose to make an offer there are...

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Contingent vs Under Contract: What’s the Difference?

Contingent vs Under Contract: What’s the Difference?

Odds are if you’re in the market to buy a house you’ve seen the terms contingent and under contract. But how do you differentiate contingent vs under contract aside from simply reading what the sign or online real estate listing says? For homeowners selling their...

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Assessed Vs Market Value: What’s The Difference?

Assessed Vs Market Value: What’s The Difference?

The assessed value versus the market value of a home are often very different leading to confusion among homeowners. They are viewed as something that should be similar but in reality, they are very different from each other. Usually, the assessed value of a home is...

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Should I Move to Denver?

Should I Move to Denver?

Maybe a better question is, why shouldn’t you move to Denver, Colorado? It’s a beautiful city with 300 days of sunshine a year, close proximity to the Rocky Mountains, a healthy, fit populace, legal recreational marijuana, and a great job market for young...

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Finding the Right Relocation Specialist Realtor

Finding the Right Relocation Specialist Realtor

Moving is stressful to begin with. But add moving across the country, or to an area you’re unfamiliar with and the moving process gets overwhelming fast. When you move to a new area, whether for work or pleasure, a relocation specialist realtor helps make the process...

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