real estate: High Plains Village at Centerra- Open House Weekend - 05/24/08 10:50 AM
Need something to do this weekend? As weather permits, here is this weekends open house schedule. Come on out and enjoy the weather, see some great home in the built green community of High Plains Village. To get to a specific open house, please click on a link below and look for the see map link.
Saturday, May 24th 2008
1:00PM-3:00PM 4004 Plum Creek DR (click here for a virtual tour)
3:15PM-5:00PM 2105 Buffalo Mountain Place (click here for a virtual tour/video)
Sunday, May 25th 2008
1:00PM-3:00PM 1991 Grays Peak Drive #202 (tour)/ 1963 Grays Peak DR # 204 (tour)
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real estate: High Plains Open House Weekend - 05/03/08 09:34 AM
Need something to do this weekend? As weather permits, here is this weekends open house schedule. Come on out and enjoy the weather, see some great home in the built green community of High Plains Village. To get to a specific open house, please click on a link below and look for the see map. link
Saturday, May 3rd
11:30-1:30 Very Private Main Level Condo, Next to Walking Trails- 2147 Grays Peak DR # 104
1:45-3:15 Very Affordable Town Home w/ Attached Garage, Basement- 1949 Piney River DR
3:30-5:00 Three Bedroom Home w/ Main Floor Master, Across From Park- 2105 Buffalo Mountain PL
Sunday, May 4th
12:00-2:00PM … (1 comments)

real estate: High Plains Open House Weekend - 05/03/08 09:34 AM
Need something to do this weekend? As weather permits, here is this weekends open house schedule. Come on out and enjoy the weather, see some great home in the built green community of High Plains Village. To get to a specific open house, please click on a link below and look for the see map. link
Saturday, May 3rd
11:30-1:30 Very Private Main Level Condo, Next to Walking Trails- 2147 Grays Peak DR # 104
1:45-3:15 Very Affordable Town Home w/ Attached Garage, Basement- 1949 Piney River DR
3:30-5:00 Three Bedroom Home w/ Main Floor Master, Across From Park- 2105 Buffalo Mountain PL
Sunday, May 4th
12:00-2:00PM … (1 comments)

real estate: Why Full-Time Means Go Time - 04/28/08 09:44 AM
This past weekend, I was showing property to one of my buyer clients. During the course of the day, the client identified two homes that he wanted me to check into further before making an offer. After leaving messages on the other agents voice mail, I heard back from agent # one within an hour or so of my original call. Agent # two did not return my call by the end of the day on Sunday. No big deal, I try and take Sunday's off myself. On Monday, still no call, so I left another voice mail message. Tuesday, same … (9 comments)

real estate: NAR- Stop Being a Cheerleader & Start Telling the Truth. - 04/07/08 11:06 PM
In order for me to be a Realtor, I must be a member of NAR. Much like a teacher, they willingly or unwillingly pay to be a part of the industry that is suppposed to represent their best interest. Question? What if I don't agree with those that I pay to represent my best interest? Do I quit and go find a real job? Nope, I whine. See below.....
As late as December 2005, the former Chief Economist for the National Association of Realtors, David Lereah was touting how great the national housing market was doing. This was before the credit crunch, … (9 comments)

real estate: Is Newspaper Advertising Worth It? - 03/20/08 10:47 PM
As I was preparing my 2008 business plan and budget, I continue to be amazed that I was considering "throwing out" all print advertising.  Some of the magazine ads that I have placed in the past have been fruitful (at best) but the newspaper has been a total disaster. 
In the past year and a half, I have placed approximately 25 display ads and have received 0 calls.  That's a 0 as in zero.  Talk about a bad return on your marketing dollar.  My basic theory when trying to sell houses is exposure creates demand and demand creates value.  If the exposure is so minimal … (9 comments)

real estate: Fort Collins- Safe Drivers...... Yep! - 03/20/08 10:45 PM

Yes, I am a bit surprised by this since I think we have a bunch of crazies on the road. I guess everyone has their share of bad drivers but this puts things in persepective. When I was living in California, they had road rage, here in Northern Colorado they have tailgaters. I'll take my chances with someone with a bad habit versus a bad temper all day.
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real estate: Rare Opportunity- Main Floor Master w/ Maintain & Boyd Lake Views - 03/02/08 01:01 PM
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real estate: Rare Opportunity- Main Floor Master w/ Maintain & Boyd Lake Views - 03/02/08 01:01 PM
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real estate: Carefree Cottage- 3 Minutes to I-25 - 03/02/08 12:59 PM
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real estate: Carefree Cottage- 3 Minutes to I-25 - 03/02/08 12:59 PM
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real estate: McStain Built Town Home in Centerra - 03/02/08 12:58 PM
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real estate: 4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom W/ Finished Basement in Centerra - 02/18/08 10:42 PM
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real estate: 4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom W/ Finished Basement in Centerra - 02/18/08 10:42 PM
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real estate: Lots FOR SALE in Centerra - 02/18/08 10:40 PM
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real estate: Lots FOR SALE in Centerra - 02/18/08 10:40 PM
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real estate: Simple, Easy Living in this One Bedroom Condo- Centerra Location - 02/18/08 10:38 PM
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real estate: Simple, Easy Living in this One Bedroom Condo- Centerra Location - 02/18/08 10:38 PM
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real estate: Paying Upfront- Where's the Incentive - 02/06/08 09:58 PM
This morning in my companies sales meeting, an agent brought up a story about a limited service/discount broker and the affect on the seller. The story goes.....  A seller decides to list his home so that he can retire in Utah.  The seller interviews several agents and decides to go with the broker that suggested the highest sales price.  As part of the listing agreement, the seller had to pre-pay the listing company for their services. The total came to $2,995.
The home was listed for over a year and the seller was paying on two mortgages. His new house in Utah … (10 comments)

real estate: Counter Offers- Often Mis-Understood - 02/06/08 09:56 PM
In my day to day real estate practice, I prefer to work with sellers.  It seems to me that sellers have a better sense of what they want (motivation) and what they need (net proceeds).  A buyer tends to be more flighty and even though we are in a great buyers market, most appear to be on an expedition to find out how motivated a seller is.
I'll get to counter offer in a moment ....  Everyone wants value (and instant equity) but why does it seem to be getting more difficult for buyers agents to educate their buyers on "on a … (4 comments)

 

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