The world of real estate is constantly changing and ever evolving. This means certain practices must adapt. For example in many offices there used to be a book kept at a desk for agents that the office manager would print out and put every new listing in as it came on the market. Agents could flip through it with clients to show them what was available. Obviously this was not the most efficient way to know a markets inventory (not to mention a giant waste of paper!) Now thanks to a lit... read more
Just like it’s important to find a realtor you can trust and work well with, so is finding the right lender. My background is in lending (commercial, construction and mortgage lending) and I definitely saw first hand the importance in choosing the right lender for you, this is especially true for first time home buyers when navigating all the paperwork and questions. Here is how I advise clients to pick a lender. SHOP AROUNDThis is EXTREMELY important. Make sure to interviews at least two to... read more
This month’s featured home is a quaint, well-cared-for home in the wonderful town of Fruita. Fruita is a beautiful place to live as it is bordered by the Colorado River on the Southern edge of town and has the Uncompahgre Plateau and Book Cliffs on the northern edge, making it a popular town for mountain biking, hiking and rafting.
This home was built in 2002 and I love the mixed-use of materials throughout including the beautiful wood floors in the dining area which then make their way to the living r... read more
Tiny houses are quickly gaining popularity around the U.S. This architectural advancement embraces living simply to the fullest with less than 500 SF (usually) and a compact, but efficient use of space. In the United States, the average home size has increased drastically from 1,660 SF in 1973 to 2,687 SF in 2015. Although this is the case for the majority, some people are opting for the more eco-friendly and budget-friendly tiny homes. In terms of real estate, these transactions a... read more
Are you getting ready to sell your home? If so, think about what you will be looking for in your future home and use that to ensure the house your selling is up to par. I’m going to let you in on a few secrets that will help get your house on the market and off the market in the quickest, easiest way.
Empty your closets!
When buyers look for their future home, storage is a huge deal breaker. Removing some items from your closet and organizing what’s left in there will give the buyers a bette... read more