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Time to Change

By C3 Real Estate | November 8, 2018

It is starting to get cold and is getting dark earlier. We just recently changed the clocks back and it’s time to admit that the season has now changed and that summer is now being put to bed. Holiday decorations can start making their way out of the closet, garage, or attic, and summer furniture…

Leaf, Leaves, Leave!

By C3 Real Estate | November 1, 2018

  One of the most enjoyably scenes of fall is the changing colors of the leaves. New England has fantastic colors but we here in Colorado have the iconic yellow Aspen. Regardless of what type of leaf and the colors they are turning (enjoy it as long as you can), you have to choose a…

Recreation Opportunities in Fort Collins Colorado

By C3 Real Estate | October 25, 2018

  The word recreation can have different meanings to different types of people. When you hear the world recreation associated with Colorado, you can almost immediately conjure up images of skiing, snowboarding, jagged bald peaks, horseback riding, rock climbing, and biking to name a few.   You could also consider running, ultimate frisbee, baseball/softball, basketball,…

Fort Collins Community

By C3 Real Estate | October 18, 2018

  When moving to a new city or region there is always apprehension in wondering how easy it will be to find something to do, whether it be for yourself or your family. Are there family friendly events to go to? How easy will it be to access the information or find parking? Do I…

5 Savvy Tips to Help Your House Sell in an CO Winter

By C3 Real Estate | October 11, 2018

  Colorado is home to some bitter winters, and you know it.   The cold temperatures, icy roadways, and snow covered streets might make you think that it will be impossible to sell in an CO winter.   Good news, there are plenty of homes that sell regardless of the season. However, those homeowners go…

Prepare a Home for the Winter Months in 5 Easy Steps

By C3 Real Estate | October 4, 2018

Winter is a beautiful season of crisp air and a blanket of snow, offering the opportunity for many days on the slope or in front of the fire. While the winter months are often pretty outside, there are some things that homeowners can do to prepare a home for the winter months. How to Prepare…

3 Tricks for Home Selling in Winter

By C3 Real Estate | September 27, 2018

During winter, the real estate market tends to slow down in most parts of the country. This is especially true for places where the sun hides his face and the dreary cold months seem to drag on. However, there are ways to make your home seem more appealing to get it sold more quickly, even…

Tips to make home buying easier

By C3 Real Estate | September 20, 2018
Tips to make home buying easier

  It can be tough to be a buyer in Colorado’s housing market, with high home prices and a limited enough market that even fixer-uppers can snag a ton of offers. Still, that’s no reason to be discouraged if you prepare in advance and find the right realtor to help you with the experience. If…

Advertise your home right

By C3 Real Estate | September 13, 2018
Advertise your home right

  No matter how amazing the house you’re selling is, you need to advertise it properly in order to make sure potential buyers can see those amazing qualities before they walk in the door. Though many realtors already have options for great advertising programs, here are some quick tips to help you make the most…

Be smart about buying a home

By C3 Real Estate | September 6, 2018
Be smart about buying a home

  Buying a home can be an intimidating prospect, especially in the current Colorado housing market. Most people don’t have a lot of experience buying a home, and sometimes it can be hard to know whether or not you’re doing the right thing. Still, there are a few key principles you can follow to increase…

Finding the right home appraiser for you

By C3 Real Estate | August 30, 2018
Finding the right home appraiser

  Colorado’s booming housing market means that it can home appraisers often have jam-packed schedules. That often means increased wait times for clients, and the need to schedule appointments in advance of when they’ll actually be needed. Making sure you schedule that appointment with the right appraiser can save you time in the long run…

Why you need a realtor

By C3 Real Estate | August 23, 2018
Why you need a realtor

  It can be tempting to do things yourself, but selling your home is one thing best left to the hands of professionals. Especially in a housing market like Colorado’s, a realtor can help guide you through some of the area’s unique challenges and make sure your home gets the most advantages. If you’re still…

Doing the Math: Renting vs. Buying in Co

By C3 Real Estate | August 16, 2018
Renting vs Buying in Co

  Most consumers choose to rent because they assume that is where the real savings are.   However, when you crunch the numbers, especially in the long-term, renting vs. buying in CO come up with vastly different results.   If you have been renting and it is time to move, there are some reasons to…

Do Solar Panels Increase My Home’s Value?

By C3 Real Estate | August 9, 2018
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…

How to Pack Smart When It’s Time to Move

By C3 Real Estate | August 2, 2018
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…

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

By C3 Real Estate | July 26, 2018
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…