Increase your homes value for $0
By Luther
April 1, 2012
Unless your home shows at its very best, it can cost you hundreds, even thousands, of dollars during itssale.  You may also face the prospect of a prolonged listing period or even an expired listing.  Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a fortune to get your home ready for sale.  There are things such as plumbing or painting, but there are several things that you can do for no money that will help make your home ready forsale. INSIDE YOUR HOME: Make rooms appear larger by packing away extra furniture.  Even rent a ...
Real Estate Market Update for Colorado Springs March 2012
By Luther
April 5, 2012
Sales were actually down in March compared to last March for the first time in months, with a decrease of 6.8%. There are currently 3271 active single family listings on the market in the Pikes Peak region compared to 4470 last year in March, which is a 26.8% decrease. New listings on the market were down by 9.6%. The average sales price was actually up 2.7% compared to last March. With supplies down and demand up for several months in a row themarket is improving. The median single family sales price was up 5% in March 2012. Last year's median number was $180,000 and this year's March stat was $189,000.&...
Avoid These Mistakes when selling and buying
By Luther
April 27, 2012
Unlike the experience of buying a home for the first time,when you are looking to move up and already own a home, there are certainfactors that you must consider.  It’s very important you evaluate these factors before you list your home for sale. Not only is there the issue of financing to consider, but also the fact that you have to sell your presenthome at exactly the right time in order to avoid the financial burden of owning two homes or, just as bad, having no place to live during the gap between closings. Most of ...