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What to Expect From an Open House

When you put your home on the market, your agent may ask you to open the home to the public for viewing; referred to as an open house.  Typically, this happens on a weekend, during the day, and only for a few hours. You’ve probably seen the “Open House” signs

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Choosing A Location To Buy in Summit or Park County

Location, location, location. That’s something you often hear when searching for a property to buy in Summit or Park County. But what do people really mean by that? And why is it so important? Aside from the obvious (that the value of certain locations will increase at a faster rate

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Why Is Square Footage Important?

Most buyers and sellers know that square footage measurements are an important part of a home. Typically, the home is more valuable the higher the square footage. There is also the price per square foot that many sellers and buyers consider. What should you know about square footage when buying

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Condo or Single Family Home; Which is Right for You?

In our market, condos are often the most affordable way to realize the dream of purchasing a mountain property. But there are definitely trade-offs when you purchase a mountain condo vs. a mountain home. Regardless of the price point, when looking for a home in Summit or Park Counties it

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Selling Your Summit or Park County Home FSBO

For sale by owner, often abbreviated as FSBO, is when a homeowner forgoes using a real estate agent when they put their home on the market. There’s often some debate about whether it is more advantageous to use a real estate agent when selling your home. Should you sell you

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Building vs. Buying in Summit & Park County Colorado

If you’ve been searching for a new home this year I’m certain you’ve noticed it’s a seller’s market. Sellers are getting multiple offers and as a buyer, it can get frustrating if you’ve had offers rejected. Another common frustration that I see while touring homes with clients is the amount

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Preparing Your Home for Showings

Preparing your home for showings can seem like a complicated process. You’ll need to do a deep clean, declutter (inside and out), add a fresh coat of paint, and stage the home… all before you show it to any potential buyers. Having been in real estate for years I’ve helped

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What’s Included or Excluded in a Home Sale?

It can be unclear exactly what’s included when buying or selling a home, but it doesn’t have to be. There are some standard features and fixtures that almost always stay in a home. Everything else is technically up for negotiation! Every home is unique and you should always talk to

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Factoring in Holding Costs When Selling Your Home

Our current market is moving fast and selling prices are strong. Because of this, holding costs aren’t playing a significant part in most transactions but it’s still important to consider them when selling your home. What are holding costs and why are they a factor when selling your home? Let

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