Montrose Area Happenings

Realtor vs For Sale By Owner: What To Do in Today’s Market

Posted by Lisa Stephenson on September 07, 2021 in  uncategorized
Buyer demand is at its peak and sellers are in a great position to maximize profit. Rather than selling your property yourself, work with an experienced broker. This comes with many benefits all aimed at making sure you leverage the market to your greatest advantage. Price for the Home. According to the National Association of Realtors, using a realtor,  generally gets more money from the sale of a home. Many FSBOs use websites, like Zillow, to determine property value. Which results in overpricing or underpr... read more

Tips for Buying Your First Home

Posted by Lisa Stephenson on September 01, 2021 in  uncategorized
A successful home buying experience is all about getting the details right from start to finish. These tips for first-time home buyers will help you navigate the process, save money and close the deal.  PREPARING TO BUY: Determine how much you can spend on a house before you start to shop. Check your credit score and work to strengthen it. Start saving for a down payment. Your down payment will depend on the lender and type of mortgage you choose, which can be as little as 3% with excellent credit. Use a do... read more

Is Real Estate Still A Good Investment?

Posted by Johnny Brokaw on August 23, 2021 in  uncategorized
When reading through a list of topics about what I would like to write a blog entry, this one set off all the bells. I want to write about things I truly believe in and this is certainly that. Here are 3 reasons why I believe real estate IS a good investment.    Appreciation. Though I do appreciate you as a person, this is the other kind: when something gains value over a certain time. You can look all day at markets, interest rates, and trends; and that is good. You can certainly optimize the system by u... read more
Inc. magazine revealed that Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties and Coldwell Banker Commercial Prime Properties are included on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most esteemed ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the sixth time that Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties has been recognized on the list, with three-year revenue growth of 97%. Inc. 5000 has given first national exposure to many well-known companies such as Microsoft, Patagonia, Intuit, Zapos and many others. This ... read more

$1 Billion in Total Sales Year to Date!

Posted by Shanna Shepherd on August 13, 2021 in  uncategorized
We are thrilled to share that we've reached an incredible milestone: $1 Billion in total year to date sales as of August 10, 2021! This amazing feat reflects the dedication of our agent and staff, and the "wow" factor that we strive to bring to each and every real estate transaction we conduct. Our team is so honored to be a part of the communities we serve, and grateful to everyone involved in making this happen.     We’re especially thankful to our clients, who have put their trust in us to... read more
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