Home buying

A Good Time to Buy a Home for First Time Homebuyers



October 4, 2021The Barry and Larry Vestera Real Estate Program Radio show 8:00-9:00 AM | October 02, 2021 On the show: Barry Miller (Host, and real estate agent with Remax Masters Millennium, Denver, CO)Kathleen Chiras (Broker/Owner of Skyfor and Association Manager of the National Buyers Agents Association)Chris Coil (Data analyst with Remax Masters Millennium) When is a good time to buy a...

Colorado Expert Lender Explains How Important Credit Report Is For Home Buyers



December 18, 2020A credit report is among the usual topics of discussion with prospective buyers especially when the home purchase is only possible via a mortgage loan. It is also among the most important factors that make a big difference even before the buyer decides to pursue such a big purchase. But not everyone understands the impact of not having a well-established credit history in their ability to apply...
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The Real Estate Inspection Process – Let Your Exclusive Buyers Agent Help



April 26, 2020There are some startling trends that have occurred this year in Denver Metro. As buyers rush to view properties in a severely depleted inventory. They are trying to beat out other potential buyers for the same properties.  One disturbing trend is the waiver of inspection.  Any real estate purchase is a substantial investment and there are many reasons to be thorough in the front end in order to...

Mission Impossible 10 : Preparing for Closing Tomorrow



June 16, 2010This is one of those things where I always thought that by the time I buy a house I’m going to be this incredibly responsible super person that never pays late fees or does things at the last minute. Unfortunately, I have not yet transformed into that person. Today I had the seemingly simple task of “getting the things together that we need at closing.”  Sounds easy enough, right? ...

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...

Shopping for Home Insurance, A Great Way to Kick Off Memorial Day Weekend



May 29, 2010One of the other fun activities you do once you are in contract is shop for home insurance.  There is a deadline set in your contract called Property Insurance Objection Deadline.  Basically it means:  if you go past this date you cannot break contract because you don’t like your insurance. Because I am a grown up now, I called several companies to get a quote.  Even on Friday before...

Radon, and Lead Paint, and Stairs! Oh my!



May 27, 2010What to expect during your Home Inspection. One of the things that you will do after you go into the contract has your home inspected.  Everyone that I have talked to about buying a home told me that this is one of the most important parts of the process.   It is your chance to make sure that there are no big problems lurking behind that fresh coat of paint. Pick your poison: choosing...