Top 5 Things to Look for When Viewing Houses



June 1, 2010After looking at what feels like a million homes with our exclusive buyer’s agent, we became very efficient house hunters.  At first, it was hard to strip away the bad decorating or the incredible upgrades to the bathroom and see the house for what it really was.   Over and over again, I keep hearing this advice “Look at the things that you can’t change.”  Again, I have to go back to...

The Family Who Called House: In other words, making a second offer.



May 17, 2010Now that we have gone through this process a few times, I have realized that making an offer as a first time home buyer can be broken down into four stages: Stage One: This is The One: we will grow old in this house. Four times now my husband and I have called our friends and family, excited because we found a house in Colorado that we love! This is our third time that we have been ready to...

Top Four Reasons I Need an Exclusive Buyer’s Agent



April 27, 2010When we decided to buy a house in Colorado, I was thrilled and terrified at the same time. I am thrilled because it’s such an exciting time of my life, the next big step for my family.  Terrified because I have no idea what I’m doing.   It turns out, I’m not alone.  There are enough people in the same situation as me that there is an entire industry dedicated to helping us: exclusive...