CHFA Down Payment Assistance Switches to a 3% Grant

If you’re a first-time homebuyer and are looking for down payment assistance in Fort Collins, Loveland, or the rest of Larimer County, this news could be of significant interest to you. If you can qualify for assistance through a CHFA qualified lender, you will soon be able to take advantage of a grant of up[…]

1912 Busch Ct – Video

Fantastic location at the end of this quiet cul-de-sac. Homes on this popular street do not come on the market very often. A rare find with 4 bedrooms & 2 baths upstairs as well as a finished basement not to mention a beatifully renovated, open kitchen. Additional features include updated bathrooms, hardwood, bamboo, and cork[…]

Just Listed – Charming Ranch in Wellington

Just listed this fantastic ranch in Wellington today! Beautiful move-in ready ranch home with new roof, hardwood floors, custom cabinets, updated appliances. Oversized detached 720 SQFT Shop/Garage with insulation, heater, 220 volt wiring and alley access. Other excellent features include a fenced dog run, pad and hookups for hot tub, gas fireplace, and skylights. New[…]

Investor’s Tip: Value Add ideas

If you are considering the investment potential of a property, don’t forget to think about possible changes in use which could improve value. Occasionally I run across properties that are not being utilized to their highest potential.  The most common example is probably a single-family home that is on a commercially zoned parcel of land.[…]

Roots…What’s that?!

If you’ve visited my website before, you might have noticed a few subtle changes that went fairly unannounced in the last few weeks.  Primarily, the name and logo change from Benchmark Realty to Roots Real Estate.  No you weren’t imagining things! Our managing broker, Rick Hausman (who was previously with Benchmark Realty), made the decisions[…]

How to find building permits, CO’s, and other docs online

Did you know you can find building permits, certificates of occupancy, site plans, past city correspondence, and even past violations for any Fort Collins property online?  This is a very helpful due diligence resource for any buyer purchasing a home.  By going to http://citydocs.fcgov.com/ you can simply type in the address of the property you are researching[…]