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Dan Skelly – Orson Hill Realty Re-joins Evergreen Chamber of Commerce

2022-01-22

Dan Skelly has re-instated his membership with the Evergreen Chamber of Commmerce. Dan has always supported the local chamber in every city he has owned a business. He believes that all business starts at the local community level. That theory goes, especially for real estate. Dan took a little breakContinue Reading

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Selling Your Colorado Home During a Divorce – Colorado Divorce Listing Agents
Selling Your Home During a Divorce

Selling your home during a divorce is not any different than a normal sale. Maybe just a little more emotional strain. We will work tightly with your divorce attorneys to make sure there is no money left on the table and everyone is as happy as they can be in Read more

Evergreen Lake Water Activities Year Round
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Evergreen Lake in Evergreen, Colorado is the perfect place for year-round water sports. This magical mountain lake is a popular destination for both locals and visitors, providing endless opportunities for activities like swimming, boating, fishing, and more.

Buying a Mountain Home: What You Need to Know Before You Make the Purchase
Denver Colorado

The Colorado Mountains (Rocky Mountains) are becoming much more than just a vacation destination. Many people are moving here full time or buying a second home in the mountains. Just west of Denver the Colorado Rockies offer great skiing and access to Denver. Before buying a mountain home make sure Read more

10 Mountain Biking Trails in Jefferson County Colorado: Where to Go for Adventure
Mountain Biking Trails

There are mountain biking trails all over Colorado. Jefferson County Colorado has some of the best intermediate and difficult trails in the area. There are trails in Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden, Colorado. If you want to go go mountain biking in Jefferson county these are the trails to check Read more

9 Polo Club Lane Denver

Real Estate Inventory Denver Colorado

2021-10-06

A dramatic example is the change in the median sale price of a home in metro Denver since 2009 to $215,252. Real estate information firm Yardi Matrix recently released a report showing that the average rent for apartment buildings in Denver has risen a quarter of a percent faster than the national average.Continue Reading

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The New Fad in Western States is Wholesalers Making Acquisitions – and they are dirtbags!
Real Estate WholeSalers

New companies in western states making acquisitions are pulling a very, very dirty and low trick on sellers. They are preying on desperate people and putting the property under contract

Soda Creek Evergreen Colorado Homes for Sale
Soda Creek Evergreen Colorado

Orson Hill Realty Dan Skelly Soda Creek Homes is conveniently located near all major grocery and retail stores in Bergen Park and Evergreen. Prices in Soda Creek range from $970,000 to multi-million dollar homes. Soda Creek is also conveniently located near Evergreen Lake and Elk Meadow Open Park, where you Read more

Is Colorado Home Inventory Ever Going to Ever Pick Up in 2021? Good News – It Already Is
Colorado Home Inventory

It has been a rough year for buyers buying homes in Colorado. Inventory has been lower than it ever has been. Areas like the Denver Foothills have had low inventory and sky rocketing home values for a year now. Things are already looking better for buyers in Colorado and the Read more

Denver Foothills (Colorado) Market Update
Home Values

The Denver Foothills has been a hot market for years. When the rest of the country's real estate market is hot Denver Foothills is on fire! This has always been the case. Even in 2008 the Denver Foothills didn't see the crash like most areas did. Even other parts of Read more

Homes for Sale

Homes for Sale Evergreen Colorado

2021-10-03

Homes for Sale Evergreen Colorado: A Comprehensive Guide. There is low home inventory in Evergreen and the Denver Foothills but you can still find homes for sale in Evergreen, Colorado. The Prices on homes has gone up considerably in the last few years, just like the real estate market in the rest of the country.Continue Reading

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Off Grid Homes in Colorado – So Many Reasons People Are Buying Off Grid Homes in CO
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Off Grid Homes in Colorado are all the rage. Today’s world is a fast-paced one, filled with nonstop action and little time for rest. Luckily, we also live in an age of innovation and progression, meaning that every day we are presented with new opportunities and solutions to old problems.

Renting VS Buying Your Home. Should You Rent or Buy?
Renting VS Buying a home

When you’re ready to buy a home, there are a variety of choices available to you. Whether you’re looking to buy your first home or you’re just looking to buy a place to call your own for the first time, there are a number of different options available. Depending on Read more

Homes for Sale Naples Florida – Buying a Home in Naples FL
Homes for Sale Naples FL

The city of Naples has a host of amenities and activities that make it the perfect place to call home. For many people, the first impression of Naples is a good one. Several factors contribute to this, including the lack of homes for sale. This lack of homes for sale Read more

What To Expect From the Southwest Florida Real Estate Market 2022.
Fort Myers, Florida Fountain in Park

The Southwest Florida real estate market is always ever-changing and unpredictable. It can be hard to predict what will happen in the next five years, but we know for sure that there are certain trends that will remain consistent. South Fort Myers and Cape Coral homes are expected to see Read more

Luxury home builders

Luxury Home Builders in Colorado

2021-09-16

Luxury Home Builders in Colorado: Is Building a Luxury Home the Best Option in 2021? When inventory is low people always turn to building their luxury homes. This may not be the right choice for everyone. Luxury home builders are seeing a slight uptick as they always do in seller markets. With so many beautiful pre-existing luxury homes, building your luxury home may not make much sense.Continue Reading

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10 Mountain Biking Trails in Jefferson County Colorado: Where to Go for Adventure
Mountain Biking Trails

There are mountain biking trails all over Colorado. Jefferson County Colorado has some of the best intermediate and difficult trails in the area. There are trails in Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden, Colorado. If you want to go go mountain biking in Jefferson county these are the trails to check Read more

How Do You Become a Real Estate Agent or Realtor
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How to become a real estate agent. All states are different but they are pretty similar in the procedure. Most people don't understand the amount of education and continuing education real estate agents and Realtors take. States want the best real estate agents and people that know what they are Read more

Luxury Real Estate Agents Evergreen Colorado – Listing Your Home
Orson Hill Realty Luxury Agents

Orson Hill Realty Real Estate specializes in local real estate, including Evergreen Co. properties for sale in the foothills. We offer Evergreen and MLS listings on our website as well as Denver Metro listings.

Luxury Realtors Marco Island
Luxury Realtors Marco Island

Dan Skelly is a 2-State Luxury Real Estate Agent! Luxury Real Estate Agents, Marco Island and the top luxury real estate agents are experienced in selling your home to the right buyer and negotiating to maximize the final sale price. Dan Skelly of Platinum Real Estate specializes in properties over Read more

For Sale By Owner FSBO

Why Selling Your Home for Sale by Owner (FSBO) Is a Huge Mistake

2021-09-06

Why Selling Your Home for Sale by Owner (FSBO) Is a Huge Mistake. There are many dangers of selling your home yourself. From security and screening buyers, legal issues and navigating through complex transactions. You should always use a real estate professional since, for most people, your home is your biggest investment. It may cost you a few dollars to hire a real estate agent but you make up for it in their ability to negotiate and market your home.Continue Reading

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Why You Need a Real Estate Agent For Any Real Estate Transaction. Never Do FSBO
For Sale By Owner FSBO

Why You Need a Real Estate Agent: Why For Sale by Owner Could be the Biggest Mistake You Ever Made? For sale by owner has 1000 reasons to not do it and only one to do it. Real estate agents know how to market your home, handle complex transactions and Read more

286 River View Trail Idaho Springs

Newly remodeled home in Idaho Springs on 1.76 Acres with mineral rights. The Home remodeling is in the process of being finished up and will be completed prior to close. 4 bed 3 bath on a beautiful lot with natural springs and streams. When you close your eyes and try Read more

What is Real Estate – Defined
OHR Real Estate News

Real estate is land with permanent improvements, both natural and artificial, including water, trees, minerals, buildings, houses, fences and bridges. Real estate differs from personal property i.e. Things that are not connected to land, such as cars, boats, jewelry, furniture and agricultural equipment.

The Best Places To Buy Luxury Real Estate in Colorado: A Guide to Buying a Colorado Luxury Home
Luxury Homes and Real Estate Agents

If you had the luxury of living anywhere, where would you buy your luxury home? Life after Covid is sort of like that now. People are buying luxury homes and using them for office and a home. That is one of the big draws in 2021 to Colorado. Luxury real Read more

What Causes a Buyers, Sellers or Balanced Real Estate Market?

2021-08-31

What is a buyers market? What is a sellers market? What are other factors that could cause a buyers or sellers market? Interest rates The health of the economy Is it currently a buyer or sellers market? There are many factors that cause a buyer or a seller market (or even a balanced market). The main factor is supply and demand. Other factors are interest rates and the health of the economy. There are a lot of outside factors that drive the direction of the real estate market.Continue Reading

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Denver Mountain Real Estate Agents – Buying and Selling a Mountain Property is Not For City Agents
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Before deciding to sell your home, it's helpful to have a clear understanding of how much it will cost. Whether you're repainting things, replacing roof membranes, or just paying taxes, you're going to have to pay some bills. Let's take a quick look at some of the real costs you Read more

Evergreen Colorado
Evergreen-CO

We get this question a lot and the answer is always different depending on who you talk to. We’re not going to sugar coat it though because this is real estate after all and we are in the business to be as transparent as possible. The first thing you should Read more

Fix And Flip Investment In A Sellers Market
Fix-and-Flip

To increase your chances of succeeding in the US real estate market in 2021, consider putting together an experienced and reliable repair and rollover team. Having another real estate professional who can handle your sale for you will give you time to focus on the next opportunity to fix and Read more

Relocation Services – What Do They Do?
Relocation-Services

When you are moving to a new city for work, it can be a stressful process. You not only have to find a new home but also figure out how to transport all of your belongings there. Luckily, many companies that offer relocation services understand this and make things much Read more

Home Mortgages

How to Know if You Qualify for a Home Mortgage: A Simple Guide

2021-08-25

1. Do I qualify for a mortgage? It’s important to think about what your monthly payment will be in a financial capacity. You need to figure out if you have enough income to make your monthly mortgage payments and still have money left over. Some lenders will ask for a basic income tax and/or W-2 information. Others will ask for additional tax information.Continue Reading

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First Time Home Buyers – Tips for Your First Home Purchase
First-time-Home

Buying your first home can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience. There are so many things to think about and so many details you need to handle. Here is some advice on how to buy a house as your first home. Even before we all became adults, we heard people Read more

Getting Financing for Buying a Home: What You Need to Know
Home loans and mortgages

Lenders are constantly changing the parameters and terms for obtaining financing. Most people still need to get a loan to purchase a home. There are more cash buyers in some areas but most Americans still finance their home. With mortgage rates at historic lows, money is almost free to borrow. Read more

Why Golden Colorado is a Great Place to Call Home..
Golden-CO

With the population of Golden, CO rapidly growing and more people moving to the area, it's becoming difficult to find a place you can call home. The good news is that there are many reasons why this city is the perfect place for you. Here are six of them!

Should I Buy a Home or Rent A Home?
Should-You-Rent-or-Buy

The decision to rent or buy a home is different for everyone. Some people have specific needs that would make renting difficult, while others simply prefer the flexibility of renting vs. owning. Whichever camp you fall into, the key to making the right decision is asking yourself the right questions Read more

Buying a Home In Colorado

2021-08-13

Buying a home in Colorado is the same as anywhere else, sort of. There are some areas you will run into things you may not in the “big city”. Many mountain properties have wells and septic systems that are not a big deal. They are just different for some folks and some folks don’t like different. Also we often have minor issues with lot lines, plats and easements. Just because of the terrain but that too is nothing to really worry about. That is why we have title. With all these minor issues that is why it is important to hire an agent that knows mountain properties.Continue Reading

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Relocation Services – What Do They Do?
Relocation-Services

When you are moving to a new city for work, it can be a stressful process. You not only have to find a new home but also figure out how to transport all of your belongings there. Luckily, many companies that offer relocation services understand this and make things much Read more

Evergreen Colorado Homes for Sale Denver Foothills
Homes-for-Sale-Evergreen-Colorado

Looking for the ultimate in luxury real estate? Look no further than the exclusive and secluded enclave of the Denver Foothills. This private community is home to some of the most spectacular residences available today, with expansive estates that offer stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and other natural wonders. Read more

Best of the Best Colorado Peaks to Summit – Colorado’s Best 14ers
Colorado-14ers-Rocky-Mountains

The Best of the Best Colorado Peaks to Summit The Colorado Rocky Mountains are home to 54 peaks that are taller than 14,000 feet. That’s a lot for such a small state. In fact, about 1 percent of the entire United States is covered by the Rocky Mountains. The great Read more

Hottest Luxury Real Estate Markets in the US 2022
Luxury Real Estate

America's Hottest Luxury Real Estate Markets: 10 Cities You Shouldn't Miss. The Luxury real estate market in America is constantly changing, and some cities are on the rise. From New York to Los Angeles, Denver and Miami, some of the most popular and sought-after destinations for luxury properties are experiencing Read more

Colorado Home Inventory

Is Colorado Home Inventory Ever Going to Ever Pick Up in 2021? Good News – It Already Is

2021-08-06

It has been a rough year for buyers buying homes in Colorado. Inventory has been lower than it ever has been. Areas like the Denver Foothills have had low inventory and sky rocketing home values for a year now. Things are already looking better for buyers in Colorado and the Denver Foothills to be specific. They are still pretty low but the trend is improving for buyers.Continue Reading

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Realtor Vs Real Estate Agent – There Really Isn’t Much Difference
Realtor

If you are looking for a realtor to help sell your home, then you don't need to choose a realtor. I have personally worked with agents that aren't realtors and they are just as good if not better than most realtors. A realtor is someone who will market the property Read more

How to Find The Perfect Home for Sale in Golden, Colorado
Real Estate Agents Golden, CO

When you’re ready to buy a home, finding the perfect location can be tricky. After all, there are so many homes for sale in Golden, CO and so many different factors to consider. Do you want to be close to your work? Your friends and family? A specific school district? Read more

Platinum Real Estate
Platinum Real Estate Florida

Platinum Real Estate Dan Skelly owns a real estate brokerage company in Colorado. He decided to branch out to sell real estate in his beloved state of Florida! Since he has spent most of his life in Florida, he knows the people, the market and real estate in Florida. Dan Read more

Colorado Luxury Real Estate Market – Luxury Homes For Sale
Colorado Luxury Homes

Colorado luxury home market is just going up and up and up! Places like Evergreen, Golden, Denver, Morrison and Boulder have seen huge beautiful homes built over the last decade. Many of those luxury homes are now for sale. Luxury real estate agents are seeing an increase of inventory in Read more

Orson Hill Realty Luxury Agents

Why Local Boutique Real Estate Companies Rock: Why should you choose a local boutique real estate company over a national one?

2021-07-30

Choose a small local real estate company and not a national one. Just for starters money national companies make are put back into markets that don’t help you. They charge franchise and hidden fees. The agent usually has a large split so they can’t reduce your rates as much as a small company. All real estate is local. Many large franchises have rules that actually harm agents in smaller markets or rules that they must follow that don’t apply to your state or market. Not to mention large firms are more worried about their MLM models and are focused on recruiting new agents not on you.Continue Reading

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Golden Colorado is One of The Hottest Real Estate Markets in the Country
Golden CO

Golden, Colorado is a hot, really hot real estate market. Any real estate agent in Golden, Colorado will tell you they have never seen a market like this, ever. Inventory is tight and values are increasing at a higher rate than ever anticipated.

Why Golden Colorado is a Great Place to Call Home..
Golden-CO

With the population of Golden, CO rapidly growing and more people moving to the area, it's becoming difficult to find a place you can call home. The good news is that there are many reasons why this city is the perfect place for you. Here are six of them!

Living in Golden Colorado
Golden Hotel Golden, CO

Living in Golden Colorado: A Guide to the City's Best Places to Eat, Sleep, and Play Golden, Colorado is a picturesque mountain town with all the amenities of a larger city. However, its enduring charm and small-town charm make it unlike any other place in Colorado. If you’re planning on Read more

Inventory is picking up – Buyers are seeing more homes for sale 2022
Homes for sale

Home shoppers may have to put in more time and effort to find the right property, but they have a better chance of finding it. With fewer buyers competing for each home on the market, buyers may be able to negotiate better deals and have more flexibility in terms of Read more

Affordable Places To Live In The U.S.: Where To Find Cheap Homes

2021-07-23

As home values rise and real estate agents scramble to find affordable homes for their buyers these are the most affordable places to buy a home. With demand higher than ever and inventory low people are looking to buy in nice areas for less money.Continue Reading

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Evergreen Colorado – Best Place to Live in The Denver Foothills
Evergreen Colorado

Evergreen Colorado is located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. It is close to not only Denver Colorado but also close to world class skiing. With fantastic views and hiking trails to keep you hiking or biking forever, Evergreen, CO is where everyone wants to live. That is why we are Read more

Selling Your Home in a Seller Market – Getting Ready to List
Selling Your Home Listing Tips

Selling your home in sellers market is not as easy and guaranteed as one might think. Real estate agents may give you a false expectation that you can just throw any home on the market at any price and buyers will just buy it because of the market. There are Read more

Luxury Condos Fort Myers Florida – Best Condominiums in Fort Myers, FL
Luxury Condos Fort Myers

If you’ve ever wanted to own a luxury condo in Fort Myers Florida, the time is now! Located in Southwest Florida, the city of Fort Myers has enjoyed rapid growth and development over the past decade. The population has increased by more than 50% since 2010. This is because of Read more

Southwest Florida Real Estate And Homes for Sale
Southwest Florida Real Estate

The Southwest Florida real estate market is among the most desirable places to live in the United States. With a number of cities and towns that offer an ideal mix of coastal living, suburban neighborhoods and rural landscapes, it's easy to see why this area has been attracting people from Read more

Hot Real Estate Markets

What are the hottest real estate markets in the United States?

2021-07-18

There seems to be a housing shortage across the US. Seems most markets are hot! There are some markets that are doing better than others. For example, Colorado seems to be hot in every area and price point.Continue Reading

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Off Grid Homes in Colorado – So Many Reasons People Are Buying Off Grid Homes in CO
Colorado-14ers-Rocky-Mountains

Off Grid Homes in Colorado are all the rage. Today’s world is a fast-paced one, filled with nonstop action and little time for rest. Luckily, we also live in an age of innovation and progression, meaning that every day we are presented with new opportunities and solutions to old problems.

Luxury Real Estate Fort Myers Florida
Luxury Homes Fort Myers

Are you looking for luxury real estate? Fort Myers is a beautiful city for those interested in buying or selling. With the many gorgeous homes and neighborhoods, it’s a buyer’s market. The weather is beautiful year-round and the community is one of a kind. Whether you are looking to build Read more

How to Find The Perfect Home for Sale in Golden, Colorado
Real Estate Agents Golden, CO

When you’re ready to buy a home, finding the perfect location can be tricky. After all, there are so many homes for sale in Golden, CO and so many different factors to consider. Do you want to be close to your work? Your friends and family? A specific school district? Read more

Evergreen Colorado Dog Park Proposal
Evergreen Dog Park

Evergreen Dog Park in Evergreen Colorado Will Be an Asset To the Community

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Finding the Best Real Estate Agent Near You

2021-07-15

Everyone knows a real estate agent or two. That person you know may not be the right agent for you. Don’t feel bad if you don’t hire a friend or relative for buying or selling your home. Agents usually specialize in a certain type of property. That may not be your property type. You also may not want to jeopardize that friendship. It is sometimes hard to do business with friends. Finding the right agent starts with a local online search and go from there. If an agent shows up in the search engines (not the ads but the organic results) that Realtor understands technology.Continue Reading

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What are the Best Neighborhoods in Evergreen? Where to live in Evergreen, Colorado..
Evergreen-Lake-Evergreen-Colorado

There’s no place like Colorado. Evergreen Colorado has something to offer everyone. That’s why you should consider living in one of the best neighborhoods in this beautiful mountain town! If you’re looking for a perfect place to call home, then there are some great perks that come with each of Read more

Real Estate Agent Spotlight – Evergreen, Colorado Real Estate Broker Danny Skelly
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Danny Skelly real estate agent spotlight. Real estate broker Evergreen, Colorado

Renting VS Buying Your Home. Should You Rent or Buy?
Renting VS Buying a home

When you’re ready to buy a home, there are a variety of choices available to you. Whether you’re looking to buy your first home or you’re just looking to buy a place to call your own for the first time, there are a number of different options available. Depending on Read more

Buying a Home In an Area Just Hit By a Major Hurricane – like Hurricane Ian
Buying a Home After a Hurricane

Buying a Home In an Area Just Hit By a Major Hurricane - What You Need to Know and Do