Seller Tips

May 11, 2020

What to Expect in this "New" Real Estate Market


What does the real estate market look like now?    With the "Safer at Home" orders in place, we are seeing re-opening of many places, including real estate.   Starting Saturday 5/9, the last three counties opened up showings, but with extreme caution.

Many homeowners want to sell ...

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April 21, 2020

Denver will Start Opening Up - Slowly....


Update:We are hearing that the "stay at home" order may be extended until 5/8/2020, and should find out today (4/24 or over the weekend).

Our latest Stay at Home Order was through 4/26, and I truly thought it would be extended, but our Governor ...

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April 4, 2020

Real Estate in Colorado during the Covid Crisis


Colorado has a "Stay at Home" order in place and so many are going stir crazy in their homes, and looking at a good 30 more days.    Real estate has been deemed as "essential business", but definitely is not "business as usual".    (This was changed to non-essential ...

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Feb. 13, 2020

What Items Should be Done prior to Listing my Home?



Should I paint and replace the carpet or sell the home like it is?     Many Sellers ask these questions, and always recommend to get this done prior to listing.   These two items make such an impression when buyers walk in the door.     It gives ...

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Feb. 7, 2020

Is the First Offer the BEST Offer?

There are a few ways to answer this question!

1.  Did you price the home at Fair Market Value?

2.  Was there enough on-line marketing to attract buyers?

3.  Was there enough time allowed for Buyers to view the property?

4.  Was property available for all ...

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Jan. 6, 2020

Listing a Home is More Than Putting a For Sale sign in the Ground


When the market was frenzied a couple years ago, there were many Listing Agents that did just that, and buyers would flock to a listing, even stand in line to view a home!


The market has shifted and we are seeing increased days on market, which requires a ...

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Oct. 16, 2019

Even a New Roof can have Defective Shingles



Do you have a newer roof?    Do you know if you have defective shingles?


I have had two homeowners had their roofs checked and found to have Tamko shingles and they were defective.  No way to certify the roof if the buyer asked.  ...

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Oct. 5, 2019

Time for Fall Home Maintenance Before Winter is Here


Colorado is expecting its first taste of winter weather this coming week with a possibility of a few snowflakes in the City.  Time for everyone to unhook their hoses if the temps near freezing.   Anytime we see overnight temperatures below freezing, this could damage the spigots.


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April 22, 2019

How to Prepare your home for Listing Photos


I am pretty hard on my Sellers, and have a lengthy list of things to do to prepare for the day the Photos will be taken.    We only have once to have that First Impression, and want the photos to pop off the page.   I want that ...

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Dec. 4, 2017

Listing Your Home in December


There are times when you want to move in November/December, as a Buyer, there could be some deals out there, and you most often you don't have to compete with other buyers.   That means if you have to sell to buy, you have to list your ...

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