Luxury Real Estate – Market News

Evergreen, Conifer and Morrison Luxury Homes Sold This is a very interesting graph. This is Evergreen, Conifer and Morrison luxury homes (over $1,000,000) sold in the last 10 years. The average luxury home sale price is in green and the number of listings is in blue. The reason this chart is interesting is because while the rest…Read More→

It's nice to share

Open Houses and the Secret Your Listing Agent Won’t Tell You

Should My Listing Agent Have an Open House There is a little secret your listing agent won’t tell you about open houses. They really are not a great way to sell your home. Open homes have been, for the longest time, something that a listing broker, even luxury brokers,  uses for two things. First it…Read More→

It's nice to share

What to expect from a listing agent

Orson Hill Realty

There are a lot of real estate companies out there that claim to be “the best listing agents” around. Some of the real estate agents don’t even have websites or an online presents to properly market your listing. NAR (National Association of Realtors) has determined that over 90% of home buyers will find your home…Read More→

It's nice to share

Real Estate Companies – Who are the best?

Listing agents and real estate brokers

Finding the best real estate companies in Evergreen or the Denver Foothills can be hard. Buyers and sellers ask their friends “do you know of a good real estate company?” and every friend gives them a different name. There are national and international real estate companies and there are small local and regional real estate…Read More→

It's nice to share

real estate agents and realtors not all are the same

Use a Realtor

In the state of Colorado all real estate agents have a real estate broker designation of some kind. Colorado doesn’t classify real estate agents as agents although they have the ability to enter an agency relationship. All agents or brokers in Colorado are either associate level brokers or managing/employing/responsible broker.The associate level brokers answer to…Read More→

It's nice to share

Why you should let your real estate broker handle all communication with the other side

It is sometimes hard for buyers and sellers to contain their excitement when it comes to buying or selling a home. Sometimes they feel they are doing the broker or agent a favor by not bothering them and contacting a broker or buyer or seller directly. Believe it or not you are not doing your…Read More→

It's nice to share

Large Real Estate Companies vs Smaller Real Estate Companies For Listing and Buying your Home

Real Estate Agency

When listing your home or buying a new home, a buyer and seller are faced with a decision to make. This decision to use a small “boutique” real estate company or a large national company. Both have their advantages but in this day and age the smaller real estate firms have an advantage over the…Read More→

It's nice to share

What you should expect from your listing agent

When a seller hires a listing agent for their luxury home or for a small parcel of land, they should expect the same service. If you list your home with an experienced listing agent they will likely market your home to the market it is intended to reach. For example if a seller is wanting…Read More→

It's nice to share

How do listing agents determine the price of my home?

How listings agents figure the price of a home One of the most difficult things for a listing broker to do is to figure out the value of a listing. There are problems if you price the home too high and obvious problems if you price the home too low. If you price the home…Read More→

It's nice to share

What is this title insurance thing all about?

I always see a glassed over look in the eyes of buyers when I talk to them about title insurance. Most Realtors just basically tell their clients “it’s something you are required to get” and don’t really explain it to their buyers or sellers for that matter. Title insurance is one of those things you…Read More→

It's nice to share