Category Archives: Homes for Sale

Buyer’s Letter to Sellers

by Marc Bayes

Buyer's Letter to Sellers

The new trend when writing offers is to include a buyer’s letter to sellers of the property. Many agents don’t think it makes too much of a difference for an offer and I’ve even heard the term “beg letter” attached to it. However I beg to differ. I think a buyer’s letter to the sellers […]



Escrow Accounts By Marc Bayes

by Marc Bayes

Escrow Account

In Colorado, if there is work that needs to be done on a property and is not going to happen till after close, we have to set up an escrow account in order to use the money to pay for the work that needs to be done. Having this option can get a bit tricky and there’s a […]



What’s Your Reason for Moving? By Marc Bayes

by Marc Bayes

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As we approach September we’re really approaching the second selling season. We are ramping our sellers up for the highest dollar and having them do everything they can to their home to get it. The question that needs to be asked if you’re considering selling your home is what’s your reason for moving? While homes […]



I May Have a Buyer By Marc Bayes

by Marc Bayes

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It’s Saturday around 2 pm and I’m holding an open house for one of  our newest listing. Its nice steady traffic through most of which are neighbors looking to see how updated the home is in comparison to their own. One of the neighbors is thinking of selling in the next year and we just […]



How “For Sale By Owners” Get Themselves in Trouble By Dan Polimino

by Dan Polimino

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In a buyer’s market, sellers feel like they will need the help of real estate agents to sell their home. They’ll need more and better marketing as well as more showings in order to have their home stand out from the crowd. In a seller’s market, consumers feel like they don’t need a real estate […]



House Didn’t Sell This Summer? Here Comes Your Second Chance By Dan Polimino

by Dan Polimino

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Over the years, you have heard me say that the best time to sell a home in Colorado is from April through July. In fact, if you look at 2013 as an example, there were 54,000 plus homes and condos that were sold in Denver and surrounding suburbs for the entire year. Of the 54K, […]



Inspection Objection Items By Marc Bayes

by Marc Bayes

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When it comes time to decide if you really want the property you should have an inspection done. Don’t use a fly-by-night inspector. Use a company or a person that does quality work, has a great reputation, and that you trust. You want to know all the ins and outs of the house and you’re […]



Take Pictures Now By Dan Polimino

by Dan Polimino

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Ok, let’s say you were not ready to sell your home this summer and you may not even be ready this fall, but your house looks great this summer. Here is an idea we have been floating by our clients. Since it’s so green right now in Colorado after all the spring rain, many people […]



How Big Is April Through July? By Dan Polimino

by Dan Polimino

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You have heard real estate agents say the prime selling season in Colorado is April 1st through July 31st? Well, it’s true; but just how big are those four months when it comes to selling a home in Colorado? Let’s take a look at last year as an example. It was a record year of […]



90 Listings in 90 Days! By Dan Polimino

by Dan Polimino

90 listings in 90 Days Box

All my life I thrived on people telling me, “You can’t do that” or “It can’t be done.” When people bet against me, it really gets my juices flowing and motivates me like nothing else. When someone lays down a challenge, I am usually the first person who says, “I’ll take that on.” Good or bad, […]