fort collins: Green Building and Remodeling for Dummies -----Part Deux - 02/21/08 05:29 AM
Photovoltaic and Home Wind Turbines- The time is now to embrace these technologies. The old-school needs to step aside and let PROGRESS lead the way. Prices are coming down!
Solar Tubes!- Awesome Daylighting Systems, like a skylight on Ginseng! Supercharged!
Natural Materials- Bamboo, natural stone, recycled glass tiles, reclaimed wood products
Wool Carpet- or NO carpet- The stench of new carpet is evil and disgusting. It's called Off- Gassing and it's dangerous.
Insulation- Recycled newsprint or Cellulose- blown in to R-40, also recycled Denim is HOT
Sips panels- Structural Insulated Panels-pre cast, pre-cut, pre insulated and the wave of the future. Half the build time, … (4 comments)

fort collins: Green Building and Remodeling for Dummies -----Part One - 02/21/08 05:27 AM

Okay here's the run down of Environmentally responsible building practices, materials and energy efficient technologies. In a nutshell.
Ready set go.
Tankless water Heaters! - Top of the list for a reason- tanks are huge energy wasters
Energy Star Appliances- Especially the Fridge!!
Front Load Washer- It saves more than water ( use non toxic soap!!!)
Energy Star Lighting Fixtures and Compact Fluorescent- Nearly HALF the energy is used!
Sustainably Harvested Materials- Forest Stewardship Council wood products, locally sourced if possible
Recycling Materials and Material Waste- This is a no brainer, but the construction industry is mostly BLIND to the need for this.
Low VOC Paints and Coatings- Linseed … (1 comments)

fort collins: Fort Collins Colorado Area Sales Statistics and Market Data - 02/20/08 02:38 PM
As of Feb 20 there are 257 homes on the market in Fort Collins Colorado
These are priced between 150,000 and 250,000 with at least three bedrooms and two baths.
Of these 57 are Under Contract and 13 are Bank Owned or REO foreclosed homes.
Just a snapshot but it is telling, in that the national media depicts a much worse market in terms of absorption and foreclosure activity.
I know that my partners and i have been very busy through the winter, posting sales worthy of the Keller Williams Platinum Award for the second year in a row.
I expect the increased commercial development along the Harmony … (0 comments)

fort collins: 4601 Shoreline Dr - On YouTube! Sweet Deck and Interesting Architecture - 02/09/08 12:28 PM

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fort collins: New Listing! Amazing Horsetooth Reservoir Remodel- Steps to the Water! - 02/04/08 01:26 PM
4601 Shoreline Dr - Horsetooth ReservoirLocation: Spring Canyon HeightsPeaceful Tranquility awaits in this quiet Lakeside subdivision. This unique artists' haven features many amenities such as a versatile Sunroom/Dining Room, Rustic open Kitchen/ Living area with a woodburning FP. Opens to multi level deck w/ privacy fencing, Perfect for Entertaining! Addition includes an amazing Master Suite w/ HUGE windows overlooking lake Lots of Natural Light,Cathedral Ceilings,Custom Tiled Jetted Shower.3rd Bed feat.Gas FP & is a perfect retreat with it's own living area. Call Listing agent for a showing!InformationContact Informationcyrusvgreen@hotmail.comContact Reply FormForward to a FriendView Other FlyersPricingAsking Price: $296,000.00Additional Pricing Information: Home Warranty … (0 comments)

fort collins: Northern Colorado Market Report - 01/23/08 07:31 AM
As we continue to defy the national downward trend, our inventory is growing and qualified buyers are buying. The real value of investment property is realized by those who have the credit to buy. The strength of the rental market has given investors the opportunity to capitalize on the foreclosure market, often realizing double digit cap rates.
With interest rates and market conditions favoring buyers, there are some amazing deals to be had. Even people with bruised credit are seeing the potential of a down market. I personally have made some purchases and have been happy with the porjected return, … (1 comments)

fort collins: Fort Collins Colorado Area Sales Statistics and Market Data - 12/19/07 09:34 AM
As of Dec 19 we have about 900 Single Family Detached, with 120 under contract. So of 911 homes only 29 are bank owned/REO, and 10 of those are under contract. There are much higher foreclosure rates East of us, in Weld County.  When staggering numbers of Weld are added.2500 sfd currently on the market, only a 100 under contract and Bank Owned?.... 349!, Lumping the two locales together paints an inaccurate picture of our market.

fort collins: 2nd Quarter NAR Market Report for Northern Colorado - 08/30/07 03:53 AM
According to NAR, our area is NOT a buyers market, or a sellers market. Hmmmm. I think it is a buyers market, but that's just my opinion. 9 out of 10 local agents would agree. That said, our  local job market in Larimer County, which includes Fort Collins and Loveland, has added over 3500 jobs which is ironically the exact number of homes on the market.
There were 1466 homes sold, 358 new homes built, with avg days to sale at 116. While the avg sale price dropped slightly from 282,300 to 282,100 it is becoming clear to buyers in bubble … (0 comments)

fort collins: Fort Collins Foreclosures- REO, Bank Owned Properties- Market Analysis by Local Agent - 08/22/07 05:30 AM
The foreclosure market in our area has grown and my clients looking for deals are finding just that. With my local knowledge and experience working with banks, I have found some amazing opportunities for investors, and first time buyers alike. I am talking tens of thousands in discounts off of Conservative market values.
Banks are up against a wall with all the REO inventory they have to unload and with the right offer they are ready to cut their losses. I have seen HUGE concessions made for those bold enough to waive their inspection. While this is generally not recommended, I … (2 comments)

fort collins: Fort Collins Colorado Area Sales Statistics - 08/22/07 05:10 AM
This graph shows our inventory and the average days to sale. The condo/attached dwelling and commercial markets are not included in this analysis. In my experience the market is experiencing an upswing that can be attributed to seasonal activity. There is an alarming number of short sales on our MLS, close to 60 with 10 of those under contract. There are also 60 Bank owned on our MLS, and dozen of those are under contract. I expect those numbers to rise, as foreclosure activity increases.
There are 14 million homes in foreclosure, nationwide, and another 14 million loans are set to adjust this … (0 comments)

fort collins: Fort Collins Housing Market News and Analysis from an experienced local agent - 07/30/07 07:42 AM
Take a drive down Harmony road and you'll see project after project under construction. I've lived here for nearly 13 years, and I have never seen this much activity in the commercial sector. We had a boom in the 90's for residential, but this unprecedented commercial development is giving hope to residents and property owners looking gain some appreciation in this flat market.
As a property owner myself, I have a vested interest in the success of this development and may come across as biased. That said, I am thinking very positive about these developments and the future of the Fort Collins … (1 comments)

fort collins: Fort Collins Market Snapshot for the Month of June 2007~~~~~~~$116M sold!! - 07/30/07 05:15 AM

fort collins: Fort Collins Colorado Area Sales Statistics and Market Data - 07/30/07 05:02 AM
As of Jul 30 2007, there are about 750 single family detached homes for sale in the City of Fort Collins, Colorado, priced between $150K and $350K Of those about a 150 are currently under contract, or "in escrow" in California-speak.;D About 200 are under $200K and about 100 are $300k to $350k About 25 are bank owned and 10 of these are under contract.
In the last 90 days about 600 homes have sold with the above criteria, and about 200 of those sold for between $150K and $200K About 70 sold for $300K to $350k. About 35 bank owned properties … (0 comments)

fort collins: Earth Works Expo in Denver July 27-29 - 07/29/07 09:37 AM
Day Three has brought some good numbers and I am planning to return next year. While some exhibitors are unhappy with the turn out, I feel that the first year was great success. For me anyway.
Having just one other agent out of 120+ is surprising. I am glad, however that I came and made some possibly very lucrative business contacts. Builders, developers, first time home buyers, resale move up buyers, even some retirees. I am convinced that  the business will come. I presented myself well, and see it as branding and exposure rather than direct, immediate sales.
Has anyone heard of a … (0 comments)

fort collins: Ptarmigan Golf Course Patio Home on 2nd Tee Box- Call Now 970-581-8440 - 07/24/07 05:21 AM
7560 Tamarisk DrLocation: PtarmiganThis exquisite low maintenance patio home on the 2nd tee box of Ptarmigan golf course is MOVE-IN-READY! There are tastefully updated features throughout such as gorgeous wood floors, carpet, ceramic tile, beautiful fixtures, granite tiled countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Solid oak 6-panel doors and trim, huge family room, a charming patio.Call the listing agent, Cyrus Green e-PRO, EcoBroker for your private showing. 970-581-8440 Got Real Estate?Photo GalleryInformationContact InformationCyrus Green e-PRO, EcoBroker970-581-8440cyrusgreen@kw.comPricingAsking Price: $309,900.00Flexibility: NegotiableProperty Location7560 Tamarisk DrFort Collins, CO 80528LinksGot Real Estate Team.comCyrus Green.comFeaturesBedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 3Parking: 2Year Built: 1994Subdivision: PtarmiganGarage Size: 484School District: PoudreSquare Footage: 2412Agent Name: … (0 comments)

fort collins: Home Energy Ratings - Evaluating Your Home's Energy Performance - 07/24/07 05:04 AM
Snapshot & Benefits:Home energy ratings are performed on new and existing homes to evaluate each home's energy performance. Home energy ratings are performed on new homes to verify energy performance for programs such as Energy Start Qualified homes. Existing homes may benefit from energy ratings by identifying cost-effective energy-efficiency improvements for the home. Additionally, home energy ratings are utilized by many financial institutions to qualify homes for energy-efficient mortgages. 
Estimated Cost Savings:Home energy ratings can identify cost-effective improvements that potentially save homeowners hundreds of dollars each year.
Issues:Please be careful not to assume that your home inspector can perform an energy … (4 comments)

fort collins: Built Green Colorado- Ahead of the Trends - 07/24/07 05:02 AM
Overview:Introduced in 1995, Built Green Colorado was created through the joint efforts of the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver (HBA), The Governor's Office of Energy Management and Conservation (OEMC), Xcel Energy, and E-Star Colorado.
The largest green building program in the nation, Built Green currently has over 100 builder members in Colorado, 45 sponsor members, and a Built Green Industry Leaders group. The operating budget of the program is generated from the dues and fees of the builder and sponsor members, and from the substantial financial contributions of the Built Green Industry Leaders. Built Green Industry Leader members are: James Hardie … (2 comments)


Cyrus Green

e-PRO, EcoBroker

Fort Collins, CO

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Keller Williams Realty of Northern Colorado

Address: 2850 E. Harmony Rd , Suite 201, Fort Collins, CO, 80525

Mobile: (970) 581-8440



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