Mortgages & Pre-Approval… by Land Title

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Lending is an important part of the overall home buying process.  The attached article by our friends at Land Title Guarantee Company covers the following: 1. What items make up my monthly mortgage payment?  The answer: “PITI” + “HOA” + “MIP”      P – Principle I – Interest T – Taxes I – Insurance HOA – Homeowner’s Association Dues …

Starting the Process: The Pros of Pre-Qualifying

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Mortgages are needed by many buyers at the time they choose to purchase a property.  However, starting the mortgage process before you even find the home you want to buy can be very beneficial. Here are just a few of the reasons why pre-qualifying early can make a big difference. First and foremost, talking to a couple lenders and going …

Secrets of Professional Home Stagers

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Know you need some help getting your house ready to Sell? Don’t know where to start? But can’t afford a Stager? This short article from the National Assocation of Realtors addresses some of the major areas that will make the most difference when you list.  This is the short list, which is expanded upon in the full article via the …

Buyer’s Market or Seller’s Market?

Kate Marrone Info for Home Buyers, Info for Home Sellers

Buyer’s Market or Seller’s Market? It’s All About Supply & Demand Below are some basics to help you determine… Buyer’s Market or Seller’s Market?  Where is your market now?  Where is it headed?  What if you’re in between? A Buyer’s Market Indicators of a Buyer’s Market include: Demand is Lower Inventory is Higher Longer List Time/High Number of Days on …

Silverthorne, Colorado – Spend your summers on the Lower Blue!

Kate Marrone Silverthorne & Wildernest

Spend your summers on the Lower Blue! Silverthorne, Colorado – the gateway to Summit County!  Silverthorne is the first thing visitors see once they come through the Eisenhower Tunnel from Denver.  After passing through the tunnel on I-70, travelers wind down the hill towards Silverthorne, surrounded by breathtaking views of the Gore Range and the Silverthorne valley.  Beyond Silverthorne lies …

Whether for GOLD or “white gold,” Breck draws visitors from near & far!

Kate Marrone Breckenridge & Blue River

Whether for GOLD or “white gold,” Breck draws visitors from near & far! Years ago, they came to Breckenridge for the GOLD!  Now, we come for the “white gold” – snow!  Breckenridge, just nine short miles from Frisco, Colorado, started out as a gold rush town.  After a series of booms, Breckenridge was deserted and listed as a ghost town …

Summer or winter, Keystone’s got something for you!

Kate Marrone Keystone, A-Basin & Montezuma

  Keystone has something for everyone!  It is conveniently located just about an hour from Denver via I-70 and the Eisenhower Tunnel… or take the scenic route over the Continental Divide via Loveland Pass.  Once you reach Keystone, leave your car and take advantage of the Summit Stage and other Keystone Resort shuttles or walk through River Run Village for …

Kate is now a Certified Negotiation Expert!

Kate Marrone About RE/MAX, The Barr Team & Our Teammates

  Kate Marrone   Receives New “Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE®)” Designation Professional negotiation skills are a must for all real estate agents helping home buyers and sellers, especially in the current market   Kate Marrone has been awarded the Certified Negotiation Expert(CNE®) designation by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute (RENI).  The CNE® is earned by real estate professionals after successfully completing formal …

Dillon, Colorado – an underwater ghost town?!

Kate Marrone About Summit County, Dillon & Summit Cove

The old town of Dillon used to sit at the confluence of the three rivers:  the Snake River which flows from Keystone, the Ten Mile Creek which flows from Frisco, and the Blue River which flows from Breckenridge.   This site dates back to the early 1800s, when Dillon was just a cluster of cabins with a trading post.  From …

Summit County – Activities and Mountain Real Estate

Kate Marrone About Summit County

Summit County – Activities and Mountain Real Estate Located just west of the Continental Divide, Summit County is about 70 miles west of the City of Denver.  I-70 stretches all the way from Denver through the mountains to Summit County and beyond, with central exits located in Silverthorne and Frisco, providing easy access to all of the county. Summit County …

Frisco – the center of it all!

Kate Marrone About Summit County, Frisco & Copper Mountain

Frisco, the center of it all!  Even as we look back in history, Frisco has always been close to everything.  With a population of 2,500 in the late 1800s, Frisco reported a whopping 20 Saloons and 19 dancehalls.  After all of the fur trappers and miners disbursed, Frisco’s population hit a low of less than 20 before climbing back up …

Search ALL Active Listings

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Click the link below to search ALL Active Listings in MLS.  This includes all listings in Summit County (and surrounding areas), not just my personal listings or properties listed by RE/MAX.  Click below and happy searching! Search ALL Active Listings in MLS If you have questions about any of the properties you see listed for sale online, please contact me: …