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 [...]

What Are Contingencies in Real Estate?

By |2017-09-03T10:00:18+00:00September 3rd, 2017|Blog, Buying|

Whether you’re looking for a luxury home for sale in Carbondale, a farm or ranch, or a Carbondale condo, you’ll probably have contingencies built into your real estate purchase contract when you make an offer. But what are contingencies, and how do they help you? What Are Contingencies in Real Estate? Real estate contingencies are [...]

3 Things That Can Drop Your Home’s Appraised Value

By |2017-07-30T10:00:33+00:00July 30th, 2017|Aspen, Blog, Sellers|

A lender will request an unbiased appraisal of your home before offering a buyer a mortgage loan, whether they’re buying a luxury home in Aspen, a ranch in Basalt, or a condo in Snowmass. What Does an Appraiser Do? An appraiser considers the condition of the home, including its amenities such as outbuildings and swimming pools, as well [...]