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Broker/Owner Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC, relocation, school district 20, Academy district specialist, commercial and multi-family properties, investing, consulting, shadow inventory, Rockrimmon, Briargate, Pine Creek, Broadmoor, Old Colorado City, Manitou Springs, Monument, Garden of the Gods area, Certified Negotiation Expert – CNE, Luxury & lifestyle properties, historical homes, REO, short sales.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
What is the purpose of your listing presentation? Simple question. You would think it was covered in real estate school during one of the first few days. (I’m not picking on the RE schools, I think they do a great job with what they are tasked to do.) Or you would think that at least it was cover...
09/20/2015
The mantra location, location, location was certainly applicable back in the day when houses were built one at a time and scattered across the countryside. But in today’s world of master planned subdivisions, each with schools in the neighborhood as well as walking trails, playgrounds, splash par...
09/17/2015
What sellers want, and most agents promise, is some version of: The highest price in the shortest period of time. It isn’t quite as awe inspiring a promise as FedEx’s “The World on Time” (have you ever really thought about that) but it is still a big promise to make good on. Some of our clients w...
09/17/2015
We live in our houses on autopilot. We can find our way to the kitchen in the middle of the night without turning on a light. But if we needed a light on, we don’t have to look for the switches because our hand instinctively knows where all the switches are. And that 13 watt CFL that is saving us...
09/15/2015
This problem is probably foreign to those of you who live and work in more humid climates but if you have clients re-locating to a dryer climate you can look extra sharp by giving your clients this heads up. Because people associate Colorado with snow and mountain streams new comers are often sur...
09/15/2015
I realize that best practices can vary depending on market size and region of the country. When I moved from the Houston metro area to Colorado Springs, I had to adjust some of my thinking and metrics. In a smaller market we just don’t get the showing traffic you do in a major metro area. But one...
09/14/2015
I’m not a doctor nor do I play one on TV. But seriously, I do have a personal friend who will live the rest of their life with damage to their health because of carbon monoxide exposure.Here are crucial points you need to know about CO detectors:# 1 When you read about how much carbon monoxide ex...
09/14/2015
While first time buyers are the most prone to do this, sometimes even buyers who have bought and sold a number of houses fall into this trap.You know the house. It has that odd floor plan, or a style that hasn’t been popular for 20 years. Maybe it is the location or some other aspect that is the ...
09/11/2015
You as the buyer’s agent have worked hard and have done a great job getting your buyers an above average house. The buyers are thrilled and you can’t wait for them to tell all their friends how great you are.But soon, instead of hearing feedback about how great you are, you are hearing about the ...
09/11/2015
How often do we hear sellers, instead of fixing or replacing something say, “we’ll let the buyers choose what they want and they can do it.”Sellers, every time a buyer has to make a choice, there is a chance they will make the wrong choice.What you see as easy, the buyer sees as something they do...
09/11/2015
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