General Real Estate

Short-Sale News – And it’s Good!

by kenlavertu June 15, 2012 General Real Estate

In a recent blog article, I shared how the short-sale process isn’t so short. But we got some great news this week when Fannie Mae announced streamlined procedures that will speed up short sales considerably.

The details are a little technical, but the bottom line is …

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Great News For Colorado Real Estate

by kenlavertu June 14, 2012 General Real Estate

Because of our proximity to Denver, Fort Collins real estate often mirrors our bigger brother to the south. If that pattern holds, then we received some great news today.

Denver real estate saw a significant uptick in the month of May. Sales for single family homes …

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Selling Tip: What Day of the Week is Best to List?

by kenlavertu June 14, 2012 General Real Estate

With so much competition on the market and so many web-savvy buyers, it’s important for sellers to capitalize on every potential advantage.

If you plan to list your home soon, you should consider some findings from the Redfin Corporate Blog. Their advice? List your home first …

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Rent or Buy?

by kenlavertu April 16, 2012 General Real Estate

In 2003 the rent-or-buy question seemed a no-brainer. Homes were available for all types of buyers, even those who didn’t fit traditional profiles. Many people bought their first homes under zero down-payment or zero interest for the first year programs. Then, as the market turned …

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Fort Collins – A Dynamic Economy

by kenlavertu April 5, 2012 Fort Collins CO Real Estate

The most influential economic factor in Fort Collins is Colorado State University. CSU employs nearly 7,000 individuals and attracts top technological firms because of its research facilities. Hewlet Packard, Intel, AMD, Avago, National Semiconductor, Pelco, and LSI all maintain offices in the greater Fort Collins area.

Even …

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Selling Tip – the Price Point

by kenlavertu March 27, 2012 Featured

Clean pics, spacious kitchens, and vibrant colors all help sell your home. But the single-greatest factor in selling any property fast is the price point – the first time it’s priced.

Too many sellers chase the market. Set the price high – realtors tell them – …

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Real Estate Market is Booming in Phoenix?

by kenlavertu March 9, 2012 General Real Estate

I just came across an interesting article about the Phoenix Real Estate Market – it’s apparently going crazy down there! Can Loveland, Fort Collins, and Greeley be next? I believe so! Over the next few days I’ll share research showing that Northern Colorado conditions compare …

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