If you’re preparing your home for sale in today’s market, it must feel move-in ready. But what areas are worthy of a facelift from a prospective homeowner’s viewpoint? Today’s homeowners are most interested in outdoor living spaces.
A home sale isn’t like a garage sale, where sellers and buyers haggle over price. It is the price of the home that determines whether any particular buyer will even take the time to view it. Price it too high compared to similar homes and few buyers will show up, meaning you won’t have anyone to haggle with.
Boulder has a rich history and residents actively want to preserve aspects of that past. In 1974, the City of Boulder created the Historic Preservation Program in response to a citizen-driven effort to recognize and protect buildings and sites important to Boulder’s history.
I recently spoke to a financial advisor about a client’s retirement plan that I wanted to share with you. The situation is such that the client is getting ready to retire and he was looking at ways to reduce his expenses to ensure that his retirement income and his retirement accounts would be setup in a way that he would be able to meet all his financial obligations and still be able to have some fun in retirement.
You might ask yourself, why would I want to make mortgage payments if I’m not required to make mortgage payments? Well, there are a few advantages of making payments with a reverse mortgage that you don’t necessarily get with a traditional mortgage. So let me explain.
The Fair Housing Act was passed in April 1968. Every April since then, the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) has commemorated its passage with events and education that underscore the need to expand inclusion and learn more about housing discrimination and segregation.
Modern architecture is constantly evolving, and new trends are emerging all the time. From sustainable design to minimalism, smart homes to adaptive reuse, these trends are shaping the way we design and build houses today.
Buying or selling a home can be a daunting process and one that comes with many potential pitfalls. However, by being aware of the common mistakes that homebuyers and sellers make, you can avoid them and have a much smoother and more successful experience.
We are buying a new home and did our walk-through before the closing. Not only was the fancy chandelier changed for a simple ceiling light, but the high-end washer and dryer had been replaced with well-used basic models. We are distraught. What can we do?
As Americans, we are typically very reactive versus proactive. I am here to tell you that nothing gets better with time except fine wine and cheese (at least that is what I am told). Let’s take a few examples that many of us can relate to in our everyday lives. Let’s...
There is good news for the 850,000 homebuyers and homeowners with new FHA-insured mortgages. FHA recently announced a reduction in its annual mortgage insurance premium (MIP). The plan will cut mortgage insurance costs by 30% for buyers who take out Federal Housing...
Home prices have increased across the country since the end of the recession in 2012, through the COVID-19 pandemic, and now continuing in 2023. Colorado and the Front Range have seen even more appreciation than the national average. Huge increases in home equity and...
With interest rates stabilizing and buyers understanding this is the new normal, buyers are out shopping for homes once again. Here are seven key points about the Boulder County luxury real estate market.