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[…]
Sitting at the closing table trying to figure out how property taxes are calculated at the sale of a property can be quite confusing, especially since most of us aren’t in the habit of buying and selling our homes on a frequent basis. I ran across the following article from Guardian Title in Fort Collins[…]
This morning I went through a foreclosure listing at 801 Bitterbrush Ln today with another broker in our office. We were impressed with what we saw and I thought it’d be a great first hand example of a potential investment property in Fort Collins. Background Info This home is within a 1/4 mile of Front[…]
Larimer County Property Valuations were mailed out May 1st. I’ve received a few questions from concerned individuals either because their property valuation was too high or too low so I thought this would be a fitting place to provide some helpful information. A quick note, you can’t actually appeal your property taxes per say. You[…]
If you own rental properties or other real estate as an investment and do not have a solid understanding of the benefits of a 1031 Exchange, you should get one. Fast. Unless you like watching your money spiral down the drain. If that’s the case, don’t worry about it. Simply put, a 1031 Exchange is[…]
Although recent articles about the U.S. housing market these days paint a mediocre picture of housing prices and inventory, Fort Collins continues to see a decline in its housing inventory and a rise in the median sales price. We tend to pay attention to the amount of inventory available on the market because a decline[…]
Here’s the end of the month sales data from May, 2010 with a few interesting breakdowns for you. FHA financing was obtained on 37% of all sales this month compared to 24% for May in 2009. FHA financing is now one of the primary methods of obtaining a mortgage with less than 10% down. There’s[…]
If you’re a first-time home buyer, or you’ve been thinking about purchasing a home and you’d like to live within the limits of Fort Collins proper, you may or may not have heard about the Fort Collins Down Payment Assistance program. This program coupled with the $8,000 first-time home buyer tax credit that is about to expire is an awesome opportunity to take advantage of for those who qualify.