Blog On Main Street

By Rob Kelly, LRA Owner & Managing Broker

It is really no surprise to report that it continues to be a seller's market in Louisville, Colorado.  We are all swimming in data and reports these days, but we would like to share a simple to read (and easy to digest!) 90 day Market Snapshot of Single Family Home from Chicago Title.  The average listing is $625,146 and at $228/SqFt with only 8 new listings this week and with homes only on the market for a month, again, it is safe to say, we are still, definitely, in a seller's market. 

LSVL Market Report Aug 7 2015Chicago Title of Colorado is one of our partners and they share their weekly reports from Altos with us, which in turn, allows us to provide you with localized market trend reports. Check out the table and graph here to

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By Rob Kelly, LRA Owner & Managing Broker

For this week's blog I would like to share an article by Barbara Ballinger of REALTOR® Magazine entitled, "Investment Allure: Get Buyers on the Gravy Train". As an experienced real estate investor myself, I feel compelled to share my knowledge and experience with my clients and anyone who is interested in learning more about what it takes to purchase investment or rental properties.  Many people prefer to rent rather than own, and that target market represents a sizable niche for residential investment buyers. Help these investors find the best properties for their dollars, so that being a landlord becomes a win-win.

Not everyone dreams of home ownership. Some don't have the funds for a down payment;

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By Rob Kelly, LRA Owner & Managing Broker

In this week's blog I want to share an article that gives a nice punch list to understanding the selling process, by About Real Estate Tips. 

You may encounter many different situations during the sale of real estate. The most probable cause is your asking price and what potential buyers hope to pay for a home. If you plan on selling your home, while allowing prospective buyers to view the property, you should: 

  • Try to remove as much of your belongings and personal touches as possible.
  • Have your home’s heating and air conditioning systems checked for proper working order before listing a home.
  • Ready your home for sell by winter or the onset of spring. Most people purchasing a new home plan
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