With the hot housing market and low-interest rates, this is a great time to buy a home. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or deciding to make an upgrade, there are many things to consider to get your offer accepted. And, it doesn’t mean you need to have the cash to get the property of your dreams. Here are some ways to make your offer stand out.
Time is of the Essence
If you are typically one to deliberate about a big decision—this is the time to prepare to move quickly. With easy electronic access to new home listings, many tech-savvy home buyers are getting real-time updates as new properties come on the market. You, too, can search...
There is nothing better than curling up under a blanket to the sound of crackling wood in the fireplace. While it may be a cozy ambiance, wood-burning fireplaces require a lot of upkeep that many people seem to overlook when buying a home. While there is an equally long list of positives or pros that are associated with wood-burning fireplaces here are a few of the cons that you may want to consider prior to your purchase.
A Chimney Sweep should be done once per year, generally prior to your first use of the season. This ensures that your fire can burn safely without running the risk of a dangerous chimney fire. On average, a chimney sweep costs between $100-$150, however,...
One of the most important decisions facing a buyer in search of a new home is selecting the right real estate agent.
Throughout the home buying process, your agent is your “go-to” representative providing guidance and professional knowledge along the way. As a result, there are some important criteria to consider as you research who would be the best agent to represent you.
Lenders Know Real Estate Agents
A good place to start is to obtain referrals from your lender. Keep in mind only your lender will ask questions and request documents relating to your credit score, salary, tax returns, or other financial information.
Homes with a garage are definitely looked at as more luxurious than homes without, however as with all things in 'Real Estate' there are pros and cons to purchasing a home with a garage. While there are many different features that could fall into either the pro or con category in regard to a garage, these are the top two for each category according to homeowners.
Quite possibly the top of the tier, having a garage provides a huge range of conveniences for homeowners. From not having to bring groceries inside while it’s raining, to being able to run out to your car to grab your wallet or purse without needing to throw on a pair of shoes, the list of conveniences is immeasurable.
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Loveland nicknamed “The Sweetheart City” is the second most Populus city in Larimer County and the 3rd Largest city of Northern Colorado. If you are planning on moving to Loveland, then you are at just the right place.
In this brief guide, we’ll tell you all you need to know about this picturesque Home Rule Municipality before you move here.
We are going to share with you some basic facts about Loveland Colorado namely the housing costs, real estate trends along with fun stuff like that the popular attractions and famous neighborhoods that you can visit here as you settle down in the Sweetheart City.
Loveland: Area & Population
Loveland was founded...
Moving into a new house is undeniably one of the most exciting times in anyone's life, and all of us here at Flatwater Realty will be the first to tell you that it gets even better with added goodies for comfort inside! We love the throwback vibe of simplicity, and there is nothing better than a room with comfortable furniture, a healthy dose of light, and a bit of a minimalist vibe. Especially over the last decade, we have noticed just how much the gadgets available to make your life easier and more comfortable in your new house have grown from “slightly interesting” to “off-the-charts amazing”!