Real Estate Blog

The Basics of Home Equity

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If you have spent anytime filling out paperwork to buy a new Fort Collins CO home, you have no doubt heard the term “home equity.” But what exactly is it?  The equity in your home is the current appraised value minus the amount you owe on the home. As you pay off more debt owed… read more

Should You Buy a Log Home? 5 Things to Consider

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The log cabin has, for centuries, been a symbol of frontier life. Shows like Little House on the Prairie transported us right into the midst of one-room cabins where families would gather and problems were solved. But that was then. Log homes have come a long way from their beginnings in the 1600s, with their mud-packed design and… read more

Small Bedrooms? Make Them Look Bigger With These 6 Ideas

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No doubt the average American home has grown in size over the past several decades. No longer are we living in one-room homes with little space to share. We have a room for everything—living space, office space, craft space, recreation space, and guest space. Since the 1950s, the average single-family home in the U.S. has grown from… read more

Make The Most Out of Your Fort Collins, CO Remodeling

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If you’ve recently decided to put your Fort Collins, CO home in the market, it’s likely you are receiving a lot of contradictory advice regarding home improvements. On one side, a nice, newly-refurbished property will attract more buyers. However, home remodeling has a tendency to go over budget, and you want to ensure anything you… read more

Staying Safe at Home in the Summertime

Summer’s call sounds like barbeques, pool parties, and more time outside. All across the country, in cities and suburbs, in big towns and small, summer has arrived. You remember to apply sunscreen and bug spray, you buckle your seatbelt for road trips, and you wear a life jacket on the boat. But what about your Fort… read more

Real Estate Sales: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

In a world where home sales happen every day, there are often mishaps and oversights affecting both the buyer and the seller. After all, any real estate transaction involves humans who are prone to mistakes and blunders. In the midst of buying or selling a Loveland CO home, we may only think of all that could go… read more

Buyers Checklist for Buying a House

When the Fort Collins CO home agent is showing you property after property, it is easy to pay attention only to the style of the house and whether your furniture will fit inside it. But as a savvy buyer, you also need to pay attention to many details of any house you are considering buying. Little things… read more