One of the best parts of owning a home is the freedom to make it truly your own with design choices that reflect your personality and lifestyle. Whether you lean toward contemporary design or a farmhouse aesthetic, your home is your canvas. Even so, it’s always smart to think about the long-term impact those decisions [...]
Are you considering selling your home on the picturesque Western Slope of Colorado? Embarking on this exciting journey requires careful planning and organization to ensure a seamless and profitable sale. To assist you in this endeavor, we've put together a comprehensive Seller's Checklist that covers all the essential steps to make your home selling [...]
Should Sellers on Western Slope of Colorado Reduce Their Listing Price after Two Weeks in the Current Market, or Is That Too Soon?
In today's dynamic and shifting real estate market, sellers often face the question of whether they should reduce their listing price after just two weeks. This dilemma can be particularly relevant for sellers on the Western Slope of Colorado, where the real estate landscape is influenced by various factors. In this blog post, we will [...]
Selling a home on the Western Slope of Colorado comes with various responsibilities, including compliance with fair housing laws. These laws are designed to protect individuals from discrimination and ensure equal opportunities in housing. As a home seller, it's crucial to understand the protected classes in Colorado, treat all individuals equally, and avoid using discriminatory [...]
As a pet-friendly area, owning a dog in the Western Slope of Colorado is not uncommon. However, when it comes to selling your home, having a furry friend can be a challenge. Here are some tips on how to handle owning a dog when trying to sell your home on the Western Slope of Colorado: [...]
Purchasing a home on Colorado's Western Slope is an exciting endeavor. With its breathtaking landscapes, outdoor recreational opportunities, and a thriving real estate market, this region offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and modern living. As you embark on your home buying journey, it's essential to understand the appraisal phase and how it [...]
5 Tips for Getting the Best Home Buying Deal During a Seller’s Market on the Western Slope of Colorado
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio: https://www.pexels.com/photo/crop-businessman-giving-contract-to-woman-to-sign-3760067/ If you're looking to buy a home on the Western Slope of Colorado, you may have noticed that it's currently a seller's market. That means there are more buyers than there are available homes, and sellers are in a position of power. But don't let that [...]
We Realtors® aren’t shy about laying out the case for why home sellers and buyers overwhelmingly choose to conduct their home sales through Western Slope real estate agents.
A New York Times article featured a timely warning that Western Slope home buyers and sellers should be aware of—especially since it uses a particularly devious dodge.
The selling price that any Western Slope home brings depends on any number of factors, the most critical of which is most often how it stacks up alongside its neighborhood comparables.
Some of the reasons cited by advocates of renting over owning are the financial burdens homeownership entails.
January has often been a month when Western Slope homeowners decide to get serious about projects they’ve put on hold during the past year. It’s only logical: most of us tend to regard the annual calendar changeover as a kind of mental departure point.
Western Slope homeowners who regularly watch the “Today” show or Fox Business, or who listen to NPR’s “All Things Considered” on the drive home from work may already be familiar with the views of Liz Weston, a regular contributor to ATC and a number of other leading media outlets.
As we reflect on 2022 and begin to prepare for 2023, we have so much to be grateful for. We've been blessed with an amazing family and group of friends, an incredible business with the best colleagues, good health, and so much more.
A recent U.S. News article headline looked promising: “The Guide to Understanding Your Home Value.”
Once you have decided to sell your Western Slope house, unless it’s already in top-notch shape, you face some meaningful decisions about things that might need to be refreshed, upgraded, or replaced altogether.
“To understand the future, we must focus on what real estate does for people.”
“Cross my heart and hope to die!” It’s one of childhood’s most solemn oaths, still uttered by six-year-olds who hope it will convince one and all of their heartfelt intention to keep a promise.
A few years back, the Business Insider listed one tip for negotiating a home sale: “Don’t be a jerk!” That sounds like a hyperbolic put-down (after all, who wants to be a jerk?).
When yahoo!finance (the exclamation point is part of the title) puts residential real estate at the top of their feed, a fair number of Western Slope readers are apt to come across it.
For everyone whose springtime house-hunting plans were disrupted by the pandemic, it might seem best to just let the year pass before renewing the project, since things still haven’t settled back to where we found them last February.
Western Slope residents who will be buying a home, refinancing their mortgage, or even just financing a car anytime soon, should think twice before making abrupt credit moves. Even some actions intended to reflect positively on their creditworthiness can backfire.
The U.S. News & World Report weighed in with a quite useful list: housewarming gift ideas that are both thoughtful and practical.
The feeling of being cooped up that has predominated throughout so much of Mesa and Delta County’s springtime may be loosening up, but one way to capitalize on the situation is to take the extra indoors time to make this year’s spring-cleaning project a more-serious-than-usual event.
Looking at the prospect of selling your Mesa or Delta County home from a purely business perspective, it has some odd sales attributes. Pricing is definitely one of them.