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 [...]

Can You Use an Inspection Report to Negotiate on a Home You Want to Buy?

By |2020-06-13T16:48:45+00:00June 13th, 2020|Blog|

When a seller accepts your offer on a home for sale in Aspen, your next step is to hire a home inspector. Your inspector will go through the house looking for any issues that could affect your decision – and he or she will be on the hunt for defects. If your inspector uncovers any [...]

Home Inspection Contingent Offers in Real Estate

By |2019-08-30T13:00:30+00:00August 30th, 2019|Blog, Buying|

When you're buying a home for sale in Aspen, your real estate agent will protect you by building a home inspection contingency into your contract. But what is a home inspection contingency, and how does it help you to have one in your contract? Home Inspection Contingent Offers in Real Estate The home inspection contingency [...]

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 [...]

What General Home Inspections DON’T Cover

By |2017-07-13T10:00:51+00:00July 13th, 2017|Aspen, Blog, Buying|

Whether you’re buying a luxury home in Aspen, a ranch in Basalt, or a condo in Snowmass, you need to know that general home inspections don’t cover everything. Most lenders require a home inspection before they’ll hand over the cash to buy a home. Unfortunately, a general inspection doesn’t typically include checking for dangerous mold, asbestos or radon [...]