Author Archives: C3 Real Estate

Do Solar Panels Increase My Home’s Value?

Do Solar Panels Increase My Home’s Value

  You have seen the advertisements all over town.   You know the ones where solar panel companies claim that adding panels increases your home’s value?   While this is true, somewhat, it is important to understand how the “value” factor works with eco-friendly upgrades.   It is all about balancing the return on your… read more

How to Pack Smart When It’s Time to Move

How to Pack Smart When It’s Time to Move

  The process of moving can seem daunting, and there are many details to consider during a transition. With so much to think about, there are some ways to add efficiency and speed to packing, whether you have to move a single room or a whole house.   Before you begin, take stock of how… read more

5 Gross Things That Happen When You Do Not Change Your Air Filter

When You Do Not Change Your Air Filter

  Your home is equipped with a furnace to keep you toasty during those cold Colorado winters. However, there are components of your home’s heating and cooling systems that must be maintained if you want to get maximum efficiency. Most of us are guilty of ignoring the air filter in our furnace, but doing so… read more

Determine The Listing Price

Determine The Listing Price

  When it comes to buying a home, most potential buyers will use the listing price to as the number one factor to determine the homes that they look at. Even though you and a realtor may determine the asking price, the buyer will determine the selling price. If the price is too high, most… read more

Looking to Buy in a Popular CO Neighborhood? Check the Crime Rate First

Check the Crime Rate First

  Most neighborhoods in CO are extremely family-friendly and have relatively low crime rates.   However, no one wants to endure buyer’s remorse.   Part of your due diligence as a buyer is to investigate the area you’re considering making an offer. This includes examining crime reports to tell you a little about the crime… read more

Marketing Materials You Must Have to Sell Your Home

Marketing Materials You Must Have to Sell Your Home

  People have the attention span of a gnat, a fact that is true for homebuyers as well. To overcome this, you must have marketing materials to give them when they view your home.   Marketing Materials You Must Have to Sell Your Home   Buying a property involves a lot of looking, which can… read more

Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your House

Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your House

  Selling your home isn’t as straightforward as it may seem. In fact, there are a lot of mistakes you can easily make that may cost you money. Avoid making these potentially expensive errors by getting knowledgeable and doing your homework, and noting these real estate tips.   Avoid These Mistakes When Putting Your Home… read more

Choosing and Using Your Real Estate Agent

Choosing and Using Your Real Estate Agent

  Statistics tell us that as many as 80% of all home buyers will start their search for a new home by browsing the Internet. The Internet is often used for browsing new properties, especially when there is distance involved.   While looking at the Internet gives a general feel for areas and prices, for… read more

Mold: Something to Watch For

Mold: Something to Watch For

  These days everyone is paying more attention to their health. So the question is: why not take the same care in selecting your living area? There are all kinds of health concerns in the home, some are easy to deal with, some are not so simple. One of the more controversial health hazards in… read more

HOAs: Assessing the Pros and Cons of this Popular Option

HOAs: Assessing the Pros and Cons of this Popular Option

  Today, it is not uncommon to find a home that is in a neighborhood with an HOA.   HOAs, or homeowner’s associations, are typical in new construction as well as condominiums.   Unfortunately, HOAs have received a bad rap over the last few years, and probably should not have. While they have their negatives,… read more