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October brings Opportunity

Fall is here, and I know that you have also felt the shift this week with cooler days and longer nights. As the cold weather moves in and continues to stay for the next few months, so does the opportunity to take advantage of a slightly cooler real estate market. Seasonal market shifts are common every year, yet were quite muted in 2020. We all know the real estate landscape continues to be on fire.   My projection: The market will continue to be in demand for the remainder of the year, as inventory will remain low. The winter months may bring those dedicated buyers a more competitive...

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Three Common Myths in this HOT Seller’s Market

Three common myths in this hot seller’s market:  1) I don’t need to do any improvements to my home, it will sell quickly in the condition that it’s in. True, you might not have to lift a finger, however, are you willing to leave extra profit on the table? Allow me to help you determine the best home improvements to invest into, while also managing the projects. 2) The house will sell itself, the cheapest agent will do.  Again, you are correct. Your home will likely sell quickly and over asking price. Is that agent able to make complex decisions quickly and advise you when...

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New Listing Alert!

Listed at $550,000 2341 S GARLAND STREET LAKEWOOD, CO, 80227 4 BEDS | 3 BATHS | 2,790 SQFT | 0.22 ACRES LOT Perched near the top of a quiet, Lakewood cul-de-sac, sits the perfect tri-level abode to call your lifestyle home. Entering through the over sized two car garage and into the house, a mudroom awaits you to kick off your shoes as you choose to settle into the the cozy family room or step out back to relish in the sunset over the mountains. Heading up a half flight of stairs to a beautiful, recently remodeled kitchen with granite and new appliances. The living and dining room feature...

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What’s an Appraisal Gap?

First off, let’s back the truck up to clarify what an appraisal is, and why you might need one. An appraisal is a valuation of home value performed by a professional appraiser, often required by a bank or lender, to ensure that the investor/lender is lending funds only up to that appraised value. The appraiser uses a systematic approach based on previous sold comparables, location, square foot, as well as the under contract price and how many offers the listing had. Many variables in the appraisal equation, that boil down to one person’s sole discretion, or judgment of value. Understanding...

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