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First Time Home Buyers – Tips for Your First Home Purchase

2022-08-07

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 in our lives talk about the importance of owning a home one day. It’s something that we all get drilled into our heads from a young age, but once you hit your late teens and early twenties, moving out and renting an apartment or condo feels like plenty for most people. The reality is that unless you plan on living with your parents until you’re well into your thirties it’s almost inevitable that at some point in the not-so-distant future you will need to buy a house as your first home.Continue Reading

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Is the Real Estate Market Seeing More Homes for Sale in Evergreen Colorado and Denver Foothills?

The real estate market is a fickle beast, with many factors coming into play when deciding whether now is the right time to sell your home and buy a new one. If you’re thinking of upgrading your current home or downsizing to a smaller residence, it can be helpful to Read more

The Denver Foothills Colorado Housing Shortage: How to Buy a Home in an Area with Little Inventory
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The Denver-Foothills area is home to many beautiful mountains and lush forests, but it’s also one of the most difficult places in Colorado to find a home. Due to its natural beauty, proximity to major cities like Denver, and easy access to outdoor activities, this region has become a hot Read more

Evergreen Colorado Homes for Sale Denver Foothills
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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

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

Zillow Ending Home Buying Program

Why Did Zillow End Their Home Buying Program? Fix and Flip Failure in the This Market?

2022-02-21

Zillow is a company most people know. It’s a popular website that allows users to search for home listings and get information about homes. But recently, Zillow announced it was closing its Home Buying Program, so many are wondering what happened to cause this decision. Zillow has been operating a “Fix and Flip” program for the past 4 years. This program was designed for those who wanted to do some light remodeling on their homes before reselling them for a higher profit. After four years of operation, there were only 350 homes sold in 2017 with the Fix and Flip program. Compare that number with the 3,800 other single-family homes sold during the same time period without using the program. Some people, including myself, believe that it was because of the failure of their ‘Fix’ program. In my opinion, I think this is why they are shutting it down.Continue Reading

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

How Buyers Can Get Their Offer Accepted By The Seller
Getting the Seller to Accept Your Offer to Buy Their Home

In the current market, buyers with a bit of bargaining power have an edge when negotiating the terms of their offer. If you’re buying a home right now, you’ll no doubt be on the lookout for properties that give you an opportunity to negotiate. However, sellers are still in the Read more

Evergreen Colorado Homes for Sale Denver Foothills
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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

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