Denver Foothills

Denver Foothills – Close Enough to the City but far enough away

2021-08-04

The Denver Foothills is without a doubt the best place to live in Colorado and arguably the country. It is close to Denver but far enough away. That isn’t a slam to Denver but most people that move to Colorado come to Colorado for fresh air, elbow room and the mountains. The foothills are close to Denver and the ski resorts. It is also full of wildlife, hiking trails and everything that makes Colorado the place to live. The Denver Foothills include Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison, Golden, Indian Hills and Bailey Colorado.Continue Reading

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What Does Your Colorado Real Estate Agent Do?
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Your Colorado real estate agent does way more than you think. Not only do they market to you to get your business they also know the legal side of your contracts, negotiations, know they are, the issues your property may have or your home may have. Your real estate agent 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

Fort Myers Florida Gated Communities:
Fort Myers, Florida

The Top Three Gated Communities in Fort Myers Florida. Fort Myers is a city in Lee County, Florida. It's known for its thriving economy and diverse population. Fort Myers has been named the 2nd fastest growing city in America by Forbes Magazine. People from all around come to Fort Myers Read more

Staging Your Denver Mountain Home: What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home – Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden
Home Staging

Staging Your Denver Mountain Home: What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home – Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden. Staging is the process of creating a home’s desired look for sale. This can vary from home to home, but it generally entails turning your home into something more appealing 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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Dan Skelly – Real Estate Agent Colorado and Florida
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Dan Skelly is a real estate agent/broker/owner/realtor in Evergreen, CO and Marco Island Florida. Dan is the best at what he does. If you are looking for the best Realtor in Colorado or Florida Dan is your man! He specializes in horse properties, ranches and luxury homes in Colorado. In Read more

Is There A Difference Between A Realtor And A Real Estate Agent?
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The use of the term "estate agent" for those unfamiliar with the difference between an estate agent and an agent can be a bit clunky and taciturn, especially when used as an abbreviation to refer to someone helping to buy or sell property. To make matters worse, "brokers" and "titles" Read more

Buying a home in Florida – A Guide to Florida Home Buying
Buying a home in Florida

But where do you start? There are so many different types of homes in Florida, so it can be difficult to pick just one. This guide will teach you everything you need to know about Florida real estate. From understanding the market and what you should look out for when Read more

Mistakes Sellers Make When Remodeling For Re-Sale
Remodeling-Your-Home

Investing in your home by remodeling or renovating is an excellent way to increase its value. However, a significant renovation project can quickly turn into a disaster, especially for those who are inexperienced. Let's take a look at four of the more common home renovation mistakes that homeowners make and Read more

Selling Your Home

Colorado Real Estate: What You Should Know Before Selling Your House

2021-07-16

Just because it is a seller’s market doesn’t mean you don’t need a good real estate agent. Also, people think they don’t need to market their home in a seller’s market. That is completely untrue and a way to not maximize your profit. So many real estate listing agents slack off in a seller’s market. A listing agent should give the same effort to selling a home in any market. More people through your door = more offers = more money and higher purchase price.Continue Reading

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Tips for Finding the Best Real Estate Agent in Colorado
Real Estate Agent

It seems everyone knows at least 20 real estate agents. The question is do you know the BEST real estate agents in Colorado? Most likely not. That is why it is important to look hard when looking for the best realtors in your area. Your cousin's nephew just out of Read more

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

Denver Colorado Real Estate Market
Denver Colorado

Denver, Colorado The city offers kilometres of asphalt roads and paths connected by a variety of dirt roads and mountain biking adventures. Uptown is a long line of cafes, bistros, pubs and outdoor terraces as well as the city's largest green space, City Park, which contains the Denver Zoo and Read more

More People Seem to Be Downsizing
Downsizing Your Home

Whether the kids have moved out or you just aren't using the extra bedrooms, having a house that feels 'too big' is rarely fun. In today's post, we will share a few changes you can expect when you downsize from a large house to a smaller apartment or condo.

For Sale By Owner FSBO

Why You Should Never Sell Your Home For Sale By Owner (FSBO)

2021-07-16

Why You Should Never Sell Your Home For Sale By Owner (FSBO) There are a million reasons to not sell your home as a For Sale By Owner Owner (FSBO). FSBO sellers must think about security. Although using a real estate isn’t 100% guaranteed safety there is a much higherContinue Reading

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

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 Read 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

The Dos and Don’ts When Selling Your Home – Listing Agent Tips for Listing Your House for Sale
Listing Your Home

The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Get Your Home Ready to Sell - Checklist for dos and do nots Listing Your Home The moment you sign a contract you can start working on getting your home ready to sell. The process of moving into contract might seem simple, but it’s actually Read more

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

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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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Getting Your Home Ready to Sell In Any Market
Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Even in a seller's market a seller needs to get their home ready to sell. They may not need to do as much but sellers still need to do some minor things to maximize their profits. Also to assure a faster sale. Curb appeal, de-cluttering along with some minor paint 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

A Guide To Downtown Golden and Golden, Colorado:
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We've got it all here: From the historic family-friendly downtown to the region's championship high school sports program.  Golden is the county seat of Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Founded during the Pike’s Peak Gold Rush on June 16, 1859, the mining camp was originally named “Golden City” in honor Read more

Living in Golden Colorado
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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

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell

Getting Your Home Ready to Sell In Any Market

2021-07-10

Even in a seller’s market a seller needs to get their home ready to sell. They may not need to do as much but sellers still need to do some minor things to maximize their profits. Also to assure a faster sale. Curb appeal, de-cluttering along with some minor paint touch up is always a good start.Continue Reading

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DIY Your New bedroom Before You list Your Home
DIY Do it Yourself Improvments

Taking on the task of renovating your home can seem like an awful lot of work, but there are ways to do this that require a lot less energy and just a little bit of money. Whether you're looking for an instant home revamp or are readying your home to Read more

Staging Your Denver Mountain Home: What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home – Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden
Home Staging

Staging Your Denver Mountain Home: What You Need to Know Before Selling Your Home – Evergreen, Conifer, Morrison and Golden. Staging is the process of creating a home’s desired look for sale. This can vary from home to home, but it generally entails turning your home into something more appealing Read more

Real Estate Agents Evergreen Colorado
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Evergreen, Colorado, has plenty of property for sale in this perfect little mountain town. Evergreen is one of the most desirable areas in the Denver foothills of Colorado. With a population of more than 25,000, this residence is close to Denver and the world-class ski resorts of Breckenridge and Vail. Read more

Denver Foothills – Close Enough to the City but far enough away
Denver Foothills

The Denver Foothills is without a doubt the best place to live in Colorado and arguably the country. It is close to Denver but far enough away. That isn't a slam to Denver but most people that move to Colorado come to Colorado for fresh air, elbow room and the Read more

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What is the Difference Between an ILC and a Land Survey?

2021-07-10

What is the difference between and ILC and a Land Survey? Most title companies and lender will accept an ILC which is cheaper than a land survey but aren’t as exact or time consuming as land surveys. Usually, a county or town will require a more detailed survey for building and addition projects.Continue Reading

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Tips for Finding the Best Real Estate Agent in Colorado
Real Estate Agent

It seems everyone knows at least 20 real estate agents. The question is do you know the BEST real estate agents in Colorado? Most likely not. That is why it is important to look hard when looking for the best realtors in your area. Your cousin's nephew just out of 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

What are the hottest real estate markets in the United States?
Hot Real Estate Markets

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.

National Housing Inventory Shortage: What You Need To Know
National Home Inventory Shortage

There is a lack of home inventory on a national level. Real estate agents struggle to keep up with demand. We are seeing home values rise across the nation. There are some markets that are in higher demand than others as supply dwindles.

National Home Inventory Shortage

National Housing Inventory Shortage: What You Need To Know

2021-07-09

There is a lack of home inventory on a national level. Real estate agents struggle to keep up with demand. We are seeing home values rise across the nation. There are some markets that are in higher demand than others as supply dwindles.Continue Reading

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Mountain Homes – What Types of Inspections do I Need?
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What Types of Home Inspections Are There for Mountain Homes? - Radon Test - Sewer Line Test - Water Line Test - Foundation Inspection - Roofing Inspection - Insulation Inspection - Lead Paint Testing - Basement or Crawlspace Inspection

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

Golden Colorado Real Estate – Guide to Buying a Home in This Great Denver Mountain Town
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Homes for Sale Golden Colorado - Golden Real Estate A Guide to Homes for Sale in Golden Colorado - A Fun, Informative Guide If you're looking for a new home, it's important to know what to expect. From where to find homes for sale in Golden Colorado, to the different Read more

Curb Appeal is Very Important When Selling Your Home
Curb Appeal

Do you remember the first time you shopped for or purchased a home? If so, think back to that moment. What did you first notice? Do you remember certain aspects of the home's appearance, or perhaps some unique landscape feature? Was it the bright color of the freshly-painted door or Read more

Golden CO

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

2021-07-07

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. Continue Reading

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Denver Foothills – Close Enough to the City but far enough away
Denver Foothills

The Denver Foothills is without a doubt the best place to live in Colorado and arguably the country. It is close to Denver but far enough away. That isn't a slam to Denver but most people that move to Colorado come to Colorado for fresh air, elbow room and the 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

Should You List Your Home and Sell It Now? 2021
Should I Sell My Home This Year

Homes have appreciated greatly in 2021. This is a great time to list your and get the equity you have built. In 2021 we have seen buyers pay a high premium to get a home. Home values have gone up so much it is almost impossible to think values will Read more

Buying a Second home or Vacation Home in the Denver Mountains (Denver Foothills)
Denver Mountain Real Estate Agent

Are you planning on purchasing a vacation home in the Denver Mountains? It's a great idea if you are! Denver is one of the most beautiful cities in America and offers many perks to those who live here.

Remodeling-Your-Home

Mistakes Sellers Make When Remodeling For Re-Sale

2021-07-04

Investing in your home by remodeling or renovating is an excellent way to increase its value. However, a significant renovation project can quickly turn into a disaster, especially for those who are inexperienced. Let’s take a look at four of the more common home renovation mistakes that homeowners make and how you can avoid them.Continue Reading

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How To Find The Right Real Estate Agent
How to find the right real estate agent

In the offer presentation, the three estate agents include the comparable sale of your home, the average number of days on the market and their proposal for the listed price for the home. These three numbers are similar, but watch out for prices that are much higher than home prices, Read more

Luxury Homes – Buying and Selling Helpful Tips
Colorado-Luxury-Homes

Colorado Luxury Homes The price of the house is too high and it will remain on the market for several months without a sale. Too high a price - the risk of leaving a stale house on the market; the price is too low and you may end up getting Read more

Luxury Home Builders in Colorado
Luxury home builders

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 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

DIY Do it Yourself Improvments

DIY Your New bedroom Before You list Your Home

2021-07-03

Taking on the task of renovating your home can seem like an awful lot of work, but there are ways to do this that require a lot less energy and just a little bit of money. Whether you’re looking for an instant home revamp or are readying your home to sell, here are some ideas for how you can improve your bedroom in no time.Continue Reading

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How to Make the Best Improvements for Your Home – Getting the Best ROI on your home remodel
Home Repairs With the Best ROI

Home Improvement: How to Make the Best Improvements for Your Home - Getting the Best ROI on your home remodel

What is the Difference Between an ILC and a Land Survey?
Land-Survey-VS-ILC

What is the difference between and ILC and a Land Survey? Most title companies and lender will accept an ILC which is cheaper than a land survey but aren't as exact or time consuming as land surveys. Usually, a county or town will require a more detailed survey for building Read more

Why You Need to Use a Real Estate Agent
Real Estate Agent

There are countless reasons to use a real estate agent when you buy or sell your home. One big reason is buyers usually don't pay the agent and sellers usually make more money when selling with an agent. Then there are the legal reasons. Also security reasons. You should always Read more

Colorado Real Estate Market Fall 2021 Update
Orson Hill Realty

The Colorado real estate market is starting to calm going into the fall of 2021. It is still a seller's market but we aren't seeing the panic buying from buyers. Colorado no longer has a "selling season" but things always tend to level off in the fall as families work Read more

Home Values

Denver Foothills (Colorado) Market Update

2021-07-03

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 Denver and Colorado. Continue Reading

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Homes for Sale By Owner Fort Myers – Just Don’t Do It
For Sale By Owner

In today’s real estate market, it seems like every agent has a friend who recently sold their house for more than they expected. Or, a friend who recently signed a contract for more than they expected. Or, a friend who recently closed on a property for more than they expected. Read more

What are the Best Ski Resorts in Colorado
Colorado Ski Resorts

Most people that go skiing in Colorado say "it's the best skiing I've ever experienced." The list below will help you find all of the best Colorado Ski Resorts so that you can start planning your trip.

Idaho Springs, Colorado – A Hot Real Estate Market
Idaho Springs

Idaho Springs, Colorado Real Estate: The Top 5 Reasons to Move to This Colorado Town. Idaho Springs is a great little mountain town. Downtown Idaho Springs Colorado is a place that tourists and locals love to hang out. For decades, Idaho Springs has been known for many different things. It Read more

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

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 Read more

Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal is Very Important When Selling Your Home

2021-07-01

Do you remember the first time you shopped for or purchased a home? If so, think back to that moment. What did you first notice? Do you remember certain aspects of the home’s appearance, or perhaps some unique landscape feature? Was it the bright color of the freshly-painted door or the glossy sheen from the clean windows?Continue Reading

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Homes for Sale By Owner Fort Myers – Just Don’t Do It
For Sale By Owner

In today’s real estate market, it seems like every agent has a friend who recently sold their house for more than they expected. Or, a friend who recently signed a contract for more than they expected. Or, a friend who recently closed on a property for more than they expected. 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

Dan Skelly – Real Estate Agent Colorado and Florida
Dan-Skelly-Florida-Real-Estate-Agent

Dan Skelly is a real estate agent/broker/owner/realtor in Evergreen, CO and Marco Island Florida. Dan is the best at what he does. If you are looking for the best Realtor in Colorado or Florida Dan is your man! He specializes in horse properties, ranches and luxury homes in Colorado. In Read more

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