Home Owners

Jan. 19, 2024

Charting the Course: A Fresh Perspective on the Colorado Front Range Real Estate Trends

Hello to all the homeowners and prospective buyers out there! Let's dive into a casual yet insightful exploration of the latest trends in the Colorado Front Range real estate market. Just the essentials—so find a comfy spot, pour yourself a beverage, and join me in this discussion.

Inventory Dynamics ...

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March 7, 2023

Mastering a Home Sale with PCS Orders

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Jan. 31, 2022

An Easy Fix to Avoid a Flood in Your Home

Do you remember if or when you have replaced your washing machine hoses?  Are they the original hoses and if so, how old is your washing machine?  It is recommended that washing machine supply hoses should be replaced every five to seven years. 

Washing machines, like all ...

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Dec. 29, 2021

Paying Down Your Mortgage

When the situation arises that you have a lump sum of cash to pay down your existing mortgage, there may be different options available. Pre-paying principal on a fixed-rate mortgage shortens the term of the mortgage but the payment stays the same.

Conversely, recasting a mortgage with a lump-sum principal ...

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Aug. 2, 2021

The Best Use of Time (and Money) When It Comes to Renovations

In the current sellers’ market, many homeowners wonder what, if anything, needs to be remodeled before they list their house. That’s where a trusted real estate professional comes in. They can help you think through today’s market conditions and how they impact what you should – and shouldn’t – renovate ...

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Jan. 5, 2021

The Importance of Home Equity in Building Wealth

Homeownership has always been the first rung on the ladder leading to household wealth. As Freddie Mac recently posted:

“Homeownership has cemented its role as part of the American Dream, providing families with a place that is their own and an avenue for building wealth over time. This ‘wealth’ is ...

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Dec. 31, 2020

The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a full percentage point, hitting a new historic low 15 times. This is a great driver for homeownership, as today’s low rates provide consumers with some significant benefits. Here’s a look at three of them.

1. Move-up or Downsize: One ...

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Dec. 30, 2020

Did You Outgrow Your Home in 2020?

It may seem hard to imagine that the home you’re in today – whether it’s your starter home or just one you’ve fallen in love with along the way – might not be your forever home.

Many needs have changed in 2020, and it’s okay to admit if your house ...

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Dec. 21, 2020

Homeowner Equity Increases an Astonishing $1 Trillion

In a year that was financially devastating for many Americans, some good news for most homeowners is the dramatic gain in home equity over the last twelve months. Last week, CoreLogic released its 2020 3rd Quarter Homeowner Equity Insights report, which reveals four major findings:

  1. U.S. homeowners with mortgages ...
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Nov. 28, 2020

A Homeowner’s Net Worth Is 40x Greater Than a Renter’s

Rent vs Buy

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually over 40 times greater than that of a renter. Maybe it’s time to start thinking about buying a home, especially when ...

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