The 5 Contingencies You Should Never Waive When You Buy a Home

By |2021-10-14T03:03:03+00:00October 14th, 2021|Appraisal, Blog, Buying, Financial Preparation, How-To, Tips|

If you’re like many people, you know that buying a home is a huge deal – and that you’ll have to sign a contract to facilitate the deal. Part of that contract will be dedicated to contingencies; those are conditions that either you or the seller must meet in order for the transaction to go [...]

Contingencies in Real Estate Contracts: Everything You Need to Know

By |2020-08-22T03:45:57+00:00August 22nd, 2020|Appraisal, Blog, Buying, Mortgages, Sellers|

Buying a home in Aspen is a big deal – but for most people, the terminology gets a bit confusing. One thing you’re likely to hear (and possibly even read about in your own contract, whether you’re buying or selling) is the term contingency. So what is a contingency in real estate, and what kind [...]

3 Things You Can Do to Get Max Value From Your Appraiser

By |2019-08-22T13:00:12+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Appraisal, Blog|

While a home appraiser is trained in comparing homes to other, similar homes, there are a few things you can do to make sure your appraiser is providing you with the full, accurate value of your home. 3 Things You Can Do to Get Max Value From Your Appraiser #1. Improve your home's condition. Before [...]

How to Get Your Home Ready for an Appraisal

By |2016-09-04T10:00:33+00:00September 4th, 2016|Appraisal, Aspen, Blog, Sellers, Tips|

If you’re selling your home in Aspen, you know that some point it’s going to need to be ready for an appraisal. For many people, having an appraisal is nerve wracking. It’s almost as if your home is being judged—well, it is—but it’s a necessary step in the process. So how can you make the [...]