Increase your homes value for $0
By Luther
December 19, 2016
Unless your home shows at its very best, it can cost you hundreds, even thousands, of dollars during its sale.  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 for sale. INSIDE YOUR HOME: Make rooms appear larger by packing away extra furniture.  Even rent ...
How to raise the price of your home by thousands for $0
By Luther
March 29, 2013
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3.8% Transfer Tax
By Luther
December 10, 2012
Below is a brief article dispelling some of the rumors that have been going around on the internet of a 3.8% transfer tax on all real estate sales. This is NOT a blanket real estate sales tax and will affect very few people. Even though I am not a big fan of the Health Care bill it passed, so I feel that it is important to dispel rumors of a real estate sales tax which could slow the real estate market at a time it is beginning to improve. Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the health care legislation, all ...
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 ...
Tips for selling your home in Colorado Springs
By Luther
May 9, 2013
Tips for selling your home in Colorado Springs Understand why you are selling your home.  Your motivation to sell is the determining factor as to how you will approach the sale of your home.  It will affect everything from what you set your asking price at to how much time, money and effort you are willing to invest in order to prepare your home for sale. Keep the reasons for selling your home to yourself.  By keeping this information personal and private, you will not give the buyer negotiating leverage.  If you are ...