Inventory, Market Value and House Hunters

Housing News 3.27.2017 This week in housing news you can use, inventory hits new lows, an appraiser gives you buying tips, the housing market goes up in value, and house hunters say what they’re really thinking. Starter home inventory hits a two-year low A new Trulia report on How Rising Home Values May Be Stifling…read more

5 surprisingly affordable Fort Collins neighborhoods

There are a lot of great neighborhoods in the Northern Colorado community of Fort Collins, but these five stood out for buyer/seller popularity and affordability. Although the majority of these neighborhoods’ residents are well-educated and upper middle class, you can still find homes from the mid $200Ks to under $400,000.

Inspired Interiors: 5 Must-Do Design Tips

Start with what you love and add on No matter where I am, once people find out I do interior design I usually get one of three responses. One, they melt with insecurity if I’m in their home thinking I’ve been observing their tastes silently (which never happens). Two, they light up and want instant…read more

How to buy in a hot market

As a buyer in an aggressive “seller’s” market, it may seem impossible to get the house you want. Expert appraiser Ryan Lundquist offers some sound advice for buyers in a hot market.

Start Your Family Financial Plan Early

Everyone knows that ideally they should have a financial plan for their future, but sometimes life distracts us and time goes by as it always does. The good thing is that it is never too late to start thinking about ways to get that back on track and protect your family’s financial future. 

First-Time Buyers, Taxes and a Shoe House

Housing News 3.20.2017 This week in housing news, we’ve got advice for first-time millennial home buyers, a market update on new home construction and US property taxes by state. Oh yeah, and a real shoe house you can visit. What first-time millennial buyers need to know about the spring housing market More millennials are in…read more

The dope on selling a house with pot plants

Although cannabis is legal in some states, it’s still not legal at the federal level. For now, the federal government isn’t pursuing those who grow and possess pot under state guidelines, but the downside may come when you sell a home with marijuana growing inside. In Colorado, you can legally grow up to 6 plants…read more

Inspection Report: What to Expect from Your Home Inspection

The reality of purchasing a home is within your reach. You have just had your purchase agreement accepted by the sellers and now you just have a few other obstacles to overcome before you are a happy home owner, not the least of which is the home inspection. Here are some tips designed to help…read more

What’s a Hot Market?

Look beyond the hot headlines to understand the real estate market The Seattle skyline. Image: manleyaudio via Flickr CC. You’ve seen the headlines: “America’s Hottest Markets” or “The Hottest Cities to Buy a Home”. These headlines create excitement, but what exactly is does “hot” refer to? Why does it matter to your home sale or…read more

Fat Wallets, Alexa and Aliens

Redefy housing news 3.13.2017 This week in housing news, find out what needs to be in your wallet to buy in America’s most expensive housing markets. Plus, ask Alexa what your home is worth and buy a house not owned by aliens!

Inventory, Market Value and House Hunters

Housing News 3.27.2017 This week in housing news you can use, inventory hits new lows, an appraiser gives you buying tips, the housing market goes up in value, and house hunters say what they’re really thinking. Starter home inventory hits a two-year low A new Trulia report on How Rising Home Values May Be Stifling…read more

5 surprisingly affordable Fort Collins neighborhoods

There are a lot of great neighborhoods in the Northern Colorado community of Fort Collins, but these five stood out for buyer/seller popularity and affordability. Although the majority of these neighborhoods’ residents are well-educated and upper middle class, you can still find homes from the mid $200Ks to under $400,000.

Inspired Interiors: 5 Must-Do Design Tips

Start with what you love and add on No matter where I am, once people find out I do interior design I usually get one of three responses. One, they melt with insecurity if I’m in their home thinking I’ve been observing their tastes silently (which never happens). Two, they light up and want instant…read more

How to buy in a hot market

As a buyer in an aggressive “seller’s” market, it may seem impossible to get the house you want. Expert appraiser Ryan Lundquist offers some sound advice for buyers in a hot market.

Start Your Family Financial Plan Early

Everyone knows that ideally they should have a financial plan for their future, but sometimes life distracts us and time goes by as it always does. The good thing is that it is never too late to start thinking about ways to get that back on track and protect your family’s financial future. 

First-Time Buyers, Taxes and a Shoe House

Housing News 3.20.2017 This week in housing news, we’ve got advice for first-time millennial home buyers, a market update on new home construction and US property taxes by state. Oh yeah, and a real shoe house you can visit. What first-time millennial buyers need to know about the spring housing market More millennials are in…read more

The dope on selling a house with pot plants

Although cannabis is legal in some states, it’s still not legal at the federal level. For now, the federal government isn’t pursuing those who grow and possess pot under state guidelines, but the downside may come when you sell a home with marijuana growing inside. In Colorado, you can legally grow up to 6 plants…read more

Inspection Report: What to Expect from Your Home Inspection

The reality of purchasing a home is within your reach. You have just had your purchase agreement accepted by the sellers and now you just have a few other obstacles to overcome before you are a happy home owner, not the least of which is the home inspection. Here are some tips designed to help…read more

What’s a Hot Market?

Look beyond the hot headlines to understand the real estate market The Seattle skyline. Image: manleyaudio via Flickr CC. You’ve seen the headlines: “America’s Hottest Markets” or “The Hottest Cities to Buy a Home”. These headlines create excitement, but what exactly is does “hot” refer to? Why does it matter to your home sale or…read more

Fat Wallets, Alexa and Aliens

Redefy housing news 3.13.2017 This week in housing news, find out what needs to be in your wallet to buy in America’s most expensive housing markets. Plus, ask Alexa what your home is worth and buy a house not owned by aliens!