Who pays closing costs in a real estate transaction?

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In this video Henry Barr explains a bit about closing costs and who is responsible for paying those costs in our Summit County, Colorado real estate market… Hi, the is Henry from The Barr Team here at ReMax Properties of the Summit in Frisco, Colorado.  Sometimes people ask the question of who pays closing costs. I will try to answer …

How are items like utilities, dues, and taxes handled at closing?

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In this video, Henry Barr of The Barr Team explains how utilities, dues, and taxes can be split between Buyers and Sellers when buying a home. Hi this is Henry from The Barr Team here at ReMax Properties of the Summit in Frisco. Trying to answer a couple of questions for people that have asked, one of the questions that …

How much do property management/rental companies charge in Summit County, CO?

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In this video Henry Barr gives some advice about property management/rental companies and their fees in Summit County Colorado…. This is Henry from the Barr Team at ReMax Properties of the Summit in Frisco, Colorado. Trying to answer some questions for you, one of the questions that I got just recently was…”How much do full service property management/rental companies charge?”  Well …

Who can I expect to see at closing when buying a home?

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In this video Henry Barr explains who you can expect to see when you’re headed for the closing table… Hi the is Henry from the Barr Team at ReMax Properties of the Summit in Frisco, Colorado trying to answer a couple of your questions. One question we got the other day is “Who should I expect to see at the …

What’s the real estate market doing in Summit County, Colorado? – August 2017

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Market update August 2017 – Here Henry tells us about the current changes in the real estate market in Summit County, Colorado… Hi this is Henry Barr with The Barr Team at ReMax Properties of the Summit in Frisco Colorado. Today I just want to do a general update on the market because we are starting to see a little …

Can I get a home loan with less than 20% down payment? – Lending options in today’s marketplace

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In this video Henry Barr briefly explains lending options in our mountain community… This is Henry Barr from The Barr Team here at Remax Properties of the Summit in Frisco, Colorado. Today I am going to speak a little bit about lending options, particularly how much down payment is necessary in today’s marketplace. There are two segments of the market …

What is title work? Why do I need a title company when I am buying a home?

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In this video Henry Barr answers the questions that might come up when it comes to title work in a real estate transaction… This is Henry with The Barr Team here at ReMax Properties of the Summit in Frisco, Colorado. Today I am going to talk a little bit about title work – what it is, who pays it, approximate …

Are commissions negotiable in real estate? Who pays commission on a home sale?

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In this quick video Henry Barr explains the ins and outs of commissions in a real estate transaction… Hi this is Henry at ReMax Properties of the Summit with The Barr Team here is Frisco, Colorado. Today I am going to talk about one of my favorite subjects…commissions!  🙂  Who pays, what they are typically and so forth. One of …

What is Earnest Money in a real estate transaction?

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In this video Henry explains what earnest money is, when it is needed and in what amount… Hi this is Henry Barr with The Barr Team here at Re/Max Properties of the Summit in Frisco Colorado. Some people have asked me “What is earnest money?”. Earnest money is the amount of money that is presented when somebody presents an offer …

Restrictive Covenants in a Subdivision – Why are they important?

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In this video Henry Barr tells us about the importance of knowing all about the restrictive covenants in the subdivision before you buy! Hi this is Henry Barr with The Barr Team at Re/Max Properties of the Summit here is Frisco Colorado.  Just want to talk a moment about covenants, what they include and what they don’t and so forth. …

Homeowner Association (HOA) dues – What do they cover?

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In this video Henry Barr explains Homeowners Association (HOA) dues, what they are likely to include and not include… Hi this is Henry Barr from the Barr Team with Re/Max Properties of the Summit here in Frisco, Colorado. Some people have asked me to explain homeowners dues and what they cover. It is going to be a little bit difficult …

Septic Systems vs. City Sewer in Summit County, CO

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In this video Henry Barr explains the differences between homes that have septic systems vs. city sewer in Summit County, Colorado… This is Henry Barr with the Barr Team at REMAX Properties of the Summit and I have been asked to explain the difference between city sewer and septic systems here is Summit County. Basically in a city limit where …

Well water vs. City Water in Summit County, Colorado

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In this video Henry explains the pros and cons of having a property with a well in comparison to having a home with city water in Summit County, Colorado… This is Henry Barr with the Barr Team at Re/Max Properties of the Summit in Frisco, CO. I have been asked to explain the differences/pros and cons about having a well …

Article – How will the New Mortgage Rules Affect Home Buyers

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“With the implementation of new mortgage rules that took effect on January 10, 2014, home buyers may discover a few new challenges in securing a mortgage as lenders will have additional restrictions in place to ensure that borrowers will be able to repay their mortgage loans.” CLICK HERE to read this quick article about new mortgage and lending rules that …

What is a home inspection?

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In this video, Henry explains the ins and outs of a home inspection… Hi I am Henry Barr with the Barr Team at ReMax Properties of the Summit, here is Frisco Colorado and I have been asked ‘What is an Inspection?’  An inspection normally refers to the vendor that does the home inspection of the property.The inspection is one of …

Article – More Consumers Might Buy a Home If They Knew This

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Please click the link to read an article that helps to clear up the misconception that a home buyer needs to have a large down payment (20%) to qualify for a home mortgage in the current market. Click here for Realtor Magazine article – ‘More Consumers Might Buy a Home If They Knew This’

Are appliances included when I buy a home in Summit County, Colorado?

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In this video, Henry tells us what appliances are typically included when buying a home in Summit County, Colorado… Hi this is Henry Barr with The Barr Team at REMAX Properties of the Summit here is Frisco, Colorado.  I have been asked ‘Do appliances come with a property when buying here in Summit County?’.  The answer is normally ‘yes’ but it does …

Tenants in Common vs. Joint Tenancy

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Here Henry explains the differences between Tenants in Common and Joint Tenancy in ways that you can hold title for a property… Hi this is Henry at Re/Max Properties of the Summit, The Barr Team here at Frisco Colorado. Rachel just asked me a quick question about “What is Joint Tenancy and What is Tenants in Common?” The quick and …