The information contained in each post has been written to assist all consumers and realtors with the many aspects of a real estate transaction. Joan particularly wants to support individuals moving through the transitions of divorce and widowhood in terms of their financial, emotional and real estate goals.
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Divorce and real estate and divorce support for women is the topic! Listen to my interview on KGNU Thursday, January 4th, (yes, that's tomorrow!) at 3.25 PM, on 88.5 FM in Boulder and 1390 AM in the Denver area. You can also listen live online at KGNU.org. Should you miss it as it airs, here is t...
We're hearing so much about clients wanting personal sevice. They want to know the Realtor they are working with cares about them and their goals.This is an insightful article about the mortgage industry concentrating on technology and losing the personal touch with clients. Only taking loan appl...
This repeal just happened this afternoon and here's what it may mean for your business.http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2017/12/14/what-net-neutrality-rollback-means-for-you?tp=i-H43-Bb-1IB-1WJQo-1p-Bzyx-1c-1WQVk-257SMn&om_rid=22477530&Om_ntype=RMOdaily&om_mid=4971
Where is everyone moving? The Census Bureau released this report today which shows the popularity of the south and west. http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2015/cb15-89.html. Ten cities now have a million plus inhabitants with TX and CA leading the pack!
When negotiating an inspection issue or listing a home, it's helpful to share this list so buyers/sellers have realistic expectations.Average life expectancy in years of a thermostat and a compactor, respectively the longest-lived and shortest-lived appliances in the American home, according to t...
Today is the day! Google is making a change April 21 to assure visitors that sites are mobile friendly. More and more consumers are using their mobile devices for internet searches and Google is implementing a new ranking system based on mobile compatibility. This means that if your site isn't mo...
We are frequently called upon to counsel clients about the dilemma of buying versus renting. This conversation now includes the boomer generation which is carefully exploring their options.This RealtyTrac analysis shows that in 76% of the markets studied, buying is now cheaper than renting and ca...
The market is sizzling in most parts of the country and The National Association of Realtor's magazine has an informative article brimming with the latest trends.Not surprisingly, more inventory is needed, prices are on the rise, and interest rates are remaining stable. It is interesting to note ...
"Help! How could this happen? My four children and I are going to be homeless because I just got a call they are foreclosing on my home!" This was a desperate call I received a few days ago and unfortunately, it wasn't the first time I had been contacted with this cry for help. Here's the story. ...
Realtors love to sell homes, so it was great to receive a phone call on one of my listings from a caller who was very interested and wanted to see the home right away. He wasn’t working with a lender so I suggested one and during that conversation he revealed to the lender he was transitioning t...