Posted by Jessica Juracich on November 20, 2018 in
When Is Housing's Black Friday? Some Surprising Holiday Home-Buying Trends
Thanksgiving evokes certain unshakable images: Long tables crammed with too much food. Beloved and bickering family members consuming way too much of that food. Overstuffed family members staggering away from the table to watch football. And once the crumbs and turkey bones and cranberries are cleared away, just about everyone gearing up for the biggest shopping day of the year: Black Friday.
While prowling the malls for fantastic deals h... read more
Posted by Jessica Juracich on November 19, 2018 in
7 Reasons To List Your House For Sale This Holiday Season
Every year at this time there are many homeowners who decide to wait until after the holidays to list their homes for the first time, while others who already have their homes on the market decide to take them off until after the holidays.
Here are seven great reasons not to wait:
1. Relocation buyers are out there. Many companies are still hiring throughout the holidays and need their new employees in their new positions as soon as possible.
2.Purc... read more
The Most and Least Affordable Ski Towns Across the Country
Posted by Jessica Juracich on November 15, 2018 in
The Most and Least Ski Towns Across the United States
You're the type who can't wait for the temperature to drop. Once the leaves start to turn, you're already digging your parka out of the closet and waiting for the first snowflakes of the season. Come December, you're speeding out of the city or 'burbs after work on Friday and heading toward the slopes. Ah, bliss.
Instead, what if you could wake up within a short hop (or shorter ski) to the lifts, right out your door—and then, after a life-affirming day ... read more
Posted by Jessica Juracich on November 08, 2018 in
Steamboat condo projects focus on housing for locals
K&K Builders has started turning dirt on Fox Springs, a 50-condo project off Hilltop Lane. (Courtesy artist rendering)
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A pair of long-anticipated condominium projects off U.S. Highway 40 between downtown Steamboat Springs and the mountain are now underway, and they are being marketed to locals.
Trailside Village on the west side of U.S. 40 south of Walgreens plans to have 46 units built by 2020, and across the same highway of... read more
The Mortgage Process Can be Scary, But it doesn't Have to Be!
Posted by Jessica Juracich on November 07, 2018 in
A considerable number of potential buyers shy away from jumping into the real estate market due to their uncertainties about the buying process. A specific cause for concern tends to be mortgage qualification.
For many, the mortgage process can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be!
In order to qualify in today’s market, you’ll need a down payment (the average down payment on all loans last year was 5%, with many buyers putting down 3% or less), a stable income, and good credit history.
Throughout... read more