How a listing agent can blow a deal in 3,2,1 boom!

The longer a real estate agent does their job the more incredibly stupid and ignorant things we see. A listing agent often times does more damage for their clients than inspection items. A buyer came across a listing and the buyer’s agent looks at the listing. This home is about $200,000 less than the average…Read More→

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Seller Tips

Some folks believe when the real estate market is hot, like it is now in the Denver Foothills, you don’t need to prepare your home for showings. They believe the buyer is stuck and needs to purchase their home no matter what condition it is in. Well many Realtors would agree with that but the good…Read More→

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Should a Seller Counter a Low Ball Offer?

The buyer’s agent writes up an offer and sends it to the listing agent. That is how almost all deals start. The one thing many people don’t understand is that there are a hundred different parts of a contract other than the price. Everything from who will be paying for closing costs and if the…Read More→

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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→

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Homes for Sale By Owner in Colorado What You Should Know

For sale by owner (FSBO)

A Realtor walks into a listing appointment on a home for sale by owner in Evergreen, CO at a price point of about $4,000,000 to $5,000,000. This is not the beginning of a bad real estate joke, it really happened recently. The Realtor thought he would discuss with the for sale by owner (FSBO) owner…Read More→

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Evergreen Real Estate and Market News

Denver Foothills Stats

Well for the first time in some time the Evergreen, CO real estate news is looking good. After month after month of the same old numbers, low inventory and a seller’s market, Evergreen  is starting to see some light at the end of the tunnel for buyers. It is still kind of early in the…Read More→

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What you should expect from your lender

When it is a seller’s market a lot of people need to work harder for a buyer. The real estate market in the Denver Foothills is making it so homes move so quickly that if you blink you just might miss your dream home in the mountains. Evergreen is seeing, in almost all price points,…Read More→

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Why you need to speak to a lender before you start house hunting

Some buyers just don’t understand just how important this is. It is truly one of the most important things a home buyer can do before contacting a Realtor to be their buyer agent. Some buyers get offended when a real estate agent asks them if they have contacted a lender. This shows the lack of…Read More→

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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→

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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→

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