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 [...]

What Should You Do if Your Buyer Can’t Get Financing?

By |2021-01-22T20:11:51+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Blog, Financing, Home Upgrades, Mortgages, Sellers, Tips|

If you’re like many people selling a home in Aspen, you know that your whole real estate transaction hinges on a prospective buyer being able to pay for your house or condo. But what happens if your buyer can’t get financing? Here’s what you need to know. What Should You Do if Your Buyer Can’t [...]

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 [...]

Mortgage Term Glossary for Aspen Homebuyers

By |2019-04-26T13:00:36+00:00April 26th, 2019|Aspen, Blog, Buying, Financing|

If you’ve never bought a home before, you’re going to be introduced to the world of mortgage lingo – and some of it is downright confusing. Before you begin shopping for the best rates on loans, have a peek at this mortgage term glossary. Mortgage Term Glossary for Aspen Homebuyers Adujstable-Rate Mortgage An adjustable-rate mortgage [...]

What is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage?

By |2018-11-06T13:00:36+00:00November 6th, 2018|Aspen, Blog, Financial Preparation, Financing, Mortgages, Tips|

Navigating the world of lending—particularly home lending—is tough (and it’s often confusing, too). Nonetheless, if you’re like most people, you’ll have to take out a mortgage loan to pay for your new home in Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale or the surrounding communities. And that means you’ll hear all kinds of financing lingo; you may even be [...]

What Are Mortgage Fees?

By |2017-08-03T10:00:55+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Aspen, Blog, Buying, Financial Preparation, Financing, Mortgages|

Whether you’re buying a luxury home in Aspen, a ranch in Basalt, or a condo in Snowmass, you’re most likely going to take out a mortgage. Mortgages aren't free, however, so you’ll always find mortgage fees tacked on. (If you want to learn more about mortgage fees and what they pay for, talk to your lender or your [...]