Update by Kate – Summit County Town Manager’s Meeting – February 2018

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In this video Kate catches us up on the Summit County Town Manager meeting in which all the Town Managers attend and talk about a lot of interesting topics effecting Summit County like taxation, residential and commercial development, cost of healthcare, cost of child care, availability of child care, recycling, parking issues, traffic concerns, etc. Two main topics that they …

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 …

What is a Transfer Tax?

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Henry Barr explains a few key points about transfer taxes… Some people have asked me about “What is a transfer tax?” We are starting to see more and more of the transfer taxes here in Summit County. They are normally put into place by municipalities or taxing entities that want to collect upon each sale that occurs every time the …

Mountain Market Update by Kate – Sept. 2016

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Real Estate Market Trends: In a nutshell, sales are flat (down -1.9%) and the average sold price is up +3.8%. Inventory is low and yet, the number of pending properties is soaring with 493 Summit County residential properties under contract right now. Of the 493 properties under contract, 23% are new construction. Click the link below to view the September …

July Real Estate Market Update by Kate

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Hello and Happy Summer Selling Season!! We have entered the PEAK Real Estate Season of the year! If you’re considering Selling, NOW is the time! The market is busy and the Buyers are HERE! If you’re considering Buying, NOW is the time! Interest rates are still low and you historically have the best selection in the summer months! Contact our …

May Market Update by Henry E. Barr

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The local real estate market remains brisk, inventory remains low and interest remains high. The number of sales are about the same as last year for Summit County with some gains and losses by town (see the number of sales chart above). Properties are selling a little closer to their list price and they are selling faster this year as …

3 Minute Market Summary – August 2015

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Sales Strong & Under Contract Activity is Soaring! Sales continue to be brisk and, as shown in the video above, are up about 15%. Under contract activity is soaring to the tune of +31% over this time last year! And prices, well the video separates sales and prices by town where sales are up across the county and prices are …

Summit County Real Estate Market Update by Kate – June 2015

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Summit County Residential Sales Up 10%! Sales are up 10% and at the same time the pending sales (properties under contract) are up +40%. In fact, the activity continues with last week’s under contract activity +64% above last year for the same week – not a bad mud season. Sales are up while the inventory is down -25%. The average …