Category Archives: Sellers

Information for sellers around Canon City, Pueblo, Pueblo West, Florence, Penrose and Southern Colorado

Why are the Sellers Selling?

Why are the Sellers Selling? Buyers love to ask the question “why are the sellers selling?” There are two, maybe three answers to that questions. 1) Short Answer – it’s none of a buyer’s business 2) Longer Answer – The sellers are selling the house, the walls and the roof, they aren’t selling their story 3) Disclosure Answer – The sellers “might” be in trouble. Sometimes the MLS will disclose that the property is in short sale, that the foreclosure process has begun or that the property is in an estate. If you are a buyer looking for a house … Click For More

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The property inspection in Southern Colorado

The property inspection in Southern Colorado  In Southern Colorado and the Canon City area property inspections are historically done by  buyers hoping to buy a house or commercial building. And buyers can do a property inspection on vacant land as well. The buyer will call a property inspector, arrange for a time and date, double check with the seller about availability, have utilities turned on at vacant properties and cross their fingers it all works out well. Sellers should think about getting a property inspection prior to putting their house or property on the market for sale. Why? No property … Click For More

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Tips To Help Get Your Property Sold

A few tips to help get your property sold! Follow these simple steps and help problems and buyer objections later. 1) Reduce your clutter. If you are not using it get rid of it, donate it, recycle it but get it gone! This includes ½ the stuff in closets and cabinets. 2) Clean. This means all the attachments on the vacuum cleaner, a big bucket of hot water,floor to ceiling cleaning. 3) Paint! Fresh paint is inexpensive and a great way to spruce the place up. It also helps deodorize smoke. A house that has been smoked in will take … Click For More

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Appraisals, Buyers Property Inspections, Sellers Property Inspections

  Appraisers : Look at a property to make sure it fits the banks guidelines and requirements. This might include things like making sure the furnace works, the water heater works, there are hand rails on stair cases and that the houses value is the same as the agreed contract.  These things may vary by lender and loan type. Buyers Inspector : Works on behalf of the buyer looking at the property top to bottom. The inspectors report will tell you a number of things that are or are not working in the house. These don’t have to be deal … Click For More

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How’s the Real Estate Market?

Real Estate agents get asked all the time “How’s the market” My answer is usually “fine” Most people aren’t listening anyway and have already formed an opinion. But I decided to see how close my answer was to reality – Fine. Canon City, Penrose, Florence and the Royal Gorge Fremont County area really hasn’t seen the ups and downs that other parts of the county have seen. Below are some market statics just to compare apples to apples, so to speak. These statics represent 3 bedroom 2 bath houses 1000 sq.ft. – 1500 sq.ft. Land size, garages and other factors … Click For More

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