March 2016

Found 4 blog entries for March 2016.

By DeAnna Neises, Chicago Title 

It goes without saying, a good first impression can help sell your home. But where to start with the list of things to do to get ready! It can be overwhelming, especially if you still live in the home while showings will be taking place. And then there are other challenges if you don't occupy the home during the listing, such as the anxiety to get an offer. 

You can assist your real estate agent or broker when you are showing your home to prospective buyers by remembering that first impressions are the most lasting and the most important to its sale. Your major role as a seller will be to make your home as attractive as possible to potential buyers. The time, effort and limited financial investment involved can

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By Rob Kelly, LRA Owner & Managing Broker

As we head happily into the the spring season,  we are reminded with a not too subtle hint yesterday that Colorado can still bring winter conditions into spring. Naturally, I am referencing the 8" of snow arriving on Saint Patrick's Day.  Alas, the snow will melt and most interested home buyers start to come out around this time of year to see what the market holds for them. If you have been listening to the rumor mill in your neighborhoods, you may not be too shocked to learn there is not a lot of inventory on the market right now. While low inventory is not a big surprise in the winter months, this is a trend we have seen for almost two years now, which most experts are predicting may continue into the

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By Cory Nickerson, LRA Associate Broker

We get a lot of sun in Colorado. A lot. And as one might expect the market for solar powered homes has really increased over the past decade in our great, sunny state.  We are seeing many home owners investing in the installation of solar panels on their homes. These home owners are enjoying the benefits of energy efficiency, resulting in lower monthly bills.  Many of the companies who offer solar panels do so with no upfront cost and successfully pitch to home owners the significant savings on electricity bills. It can be hard to resist because it sounds like a no-lose proposition, with the appeal of “going green.”  Especially in Boulder County, I might add.

But how will a decision to invest in solar panels

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By Cory Nickerson, LRA Associate Broker

In this white hot real estate market of Boulder County, potential buyers coming out in droves to view the limited number of open house scheduled each week.  But while this is good news for home sellers in our area, as it usually means fetching a good price and a quick closing date, this also translates to a lot of strangers coming through your home.  With all that potential foot traffic coming through your home on a weekend, you want to be prepared.   Since you probably won't be home during your open house, and even if you are, it may be difficult to monitor every visitor's move.  

Here are a few ideas to keep in mind as you prepare with your listing agent to show your home:

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