Finding a Perfect Home Through a Top Buyer Agent, North CO Buyer Shares Experience



March 1, 2021Investing in a new property is a huge financial step. Thus, finding the top and right real estate agent is vital. Yet, some people still rely on their family or friend's recommendations or an ad they find online. Read on and find out how real estate experts helped a Northern Colorado-based consumer on achieving a flawless home buying process. When to Get a Second Opinion? Barry Miller,...
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Searching for Real Estate Agents On The Internet



December 17, 2020There are many statistical results that were kept about a lot of success and failures of searching for real estate agents on the internet. In fact, the jury is in and NAR’s beta version “Agent Match” has been shelved at least for now.  Unlike other types of algorithms that can be established in tailoring a product or service for a particular individual, it has been determined that a...

How To Qualify to Buy a Vacation Home in Colorado



May 9, 2020With the home prices falling 70-80 percent from their peak 2006 prices in Steamboat Springs, Glenwood Springs, and Vail, it is hard to find a reason not to buy a vacation home in Colorado right now. So you want a place to play in the snow....how do you get one? We all know how hard it is to qualify for a normal home loan right now with the banks being so tight on their requirements. In...

Plan to Buy Investment Property in Colorado



May 9, 2020This week I will follow up the blogs for Ways To Invest In Property Around Colorado, Part 1 and Ways To Invest In Property Around Colorado, Part 2  Now that I am sure you have all figured out exactly what type of property you want to invest in (wink, wink), let's move on to the most important aspect before you sign that buy-sell contract. Planning. One simple word can save you...

Ways to Invest in Property Around Colorado (Part 2)



May 7, 2020Let's see, where were we? Ah yes...Different ways to invest around Colorado. I will pick up where I left off on the last blog (which you can read here). 5. Combination or Mixed-Use Property This can mean a combination of residential units and stores. For instance, you could have upper-level units of apartments with a corner store below. The residents can also be customers that provide...

The Definitive Guide to Buying a Vacation Home in Breckenridge, Colorado



May 5, 2020Perfect town #3 Following up last week's article on buying a vacation home in Beaver Creek, Colorado, I will introduce you to a little town called Breckenridge. Well ok, it isn't that little. It is a great ski town with a small-town feel. As usual, I will compare roughly a 1,000 square foot condo: purchase price, monthly mortgage rate, rental income value, nightlife, and other things to do...

Guide to Buying a Vacation Home in Durango Colorado



May 4, 2020Next on the list. Well, we have arrived at week 5 of the Definitive Guide to Buying a Vacation Home in Colorado (week 1: Aspen, week 2: Beaver Creek, week 3: Breckenridge, week 4: Keystone). This week Durango, Colorado is our town of choice. Our model will be the same: a condo around 1,000 square feet. I will list general sales prices, rental income potential, estimated mortgage payment, and...