What Does A Realtor Do For A Buyer?

What does a realtor do for a buyer

Have you ever wondered or asked “what does a realtor do for a buyer?” I have asked this many times myself. So let’s dissect it. Our first priority is helping you find a home, but before we can start searching we have to know what you are pre-qualified for. A lender will approve you for […]

Locating Bank Owned Homes In Colorado Springs

Bank Owned Home

We are now ending our 5th year after the real estate crash. It is increasingly becoming more difficult to find and locate “Bank Owned” homes in Colorado Springs. There are several reasons for this: 1) The amount of foreclosures have dropped. 2) Shadow inventory is being sold. 3) Banks are not disclosing “Bank Owned” homes […]

The Benefits of Owning a Home

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The Benefits of Owning a Home by Carla Hill We all know the social benefits of owning a home. Homeownership gives family stability, creates lower high school dropout rates, and of course gives the opportunity to create meaningful and lasting relationships. In addition to these great pluses, owning a home can be your largest financial […]

New Homes & Vacation Homes – FAQ

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Negotiating – FAQ

Q:Who gets the furnishings when a home is sold? A:Fixtures, any kind of personal property that is permanently attached to a house (such as drapery rods, built-in bookcases, tacked-down carpeting or a furnace), automatically stay with the house unless specified otherwise in the sales contract. But you can consider anything that is not nailed down […]

Foreclosures – FAQ

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Negotiating and Closing a Good Deal – FAQ

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Tax Considerations (Check with your tax advisor) – FAQ

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