Market Update by Kate – February 2018

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In this video Kate with The Barr Team at ReMax in Frisco brings us up to date with the current real estate market in Summit County, Colorado.  Inventory is lower than last year and actually at a historic low. Home prices continue to rise in Summit County, as we saw a 17% increase on the average sales price in 2017 …

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 …

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 …

Article – Reality of Loan Approval

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What kind of loan do you need to buy a home and how do you know if you will qualify? CLICK HERE to read a short article on the basics everyone should know about getting a home loan. Reality of Loan Approval

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 …

How long does it take to get a home loan?

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Here Henry explains how long it could take to get a home loan completed in the current market… Hi there, I am Henry Barr with the Barr Team in Frisco, Colorado at REMAX Properties of the Summit. Some people have asked “How long do loans take nowadays?”.  Well that is an interesting question.  They’re taking some where between 30 and …

What is an appraisal?

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In this video Henry answers our questions about appraisals… Hi this is Henry Barr here at The Barr Team with Re/Max Properties of the Summit here in Frisco, Colorado. Rachel just asked me “What is an Appraisal?” An appraisal is a report given to a lender describing the value of a property based on current market conditions. The appraiser usually has …

What is a survey and do I really need one? Survey vs. ILC?

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  Watch the video where Henry tells you all about survey vs. ILC and why you should have a survey done before purchasing a single family home or vacant lot… Hi, I am Henry Barr at The Barr Team at Re/Max Properties of the Summit here in Frisco Colorado. I have been asked a couple of times about “What is a …

When does a home buyer need a Pre-qualification letter?

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  Here Henry Barr explains when a pre-qual letter is needed and the difference between a pre-qual letter and a pre-approval letter… I’m Henry Barr at The Barr Team here at REMAX Properties of the Summit in Frisco Colorado. I just want to answer some questions that come up about a pre-qualification letter, or a pre-qual letter and a pre-approval …

When should a Buyer schedule a home inspection?

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Henry Barr explains how soon after going under contract that a buyer should have a home inspection… Hi I am Henry Barr from the Barr Team here at Re/Max Properties of the Summit.  Questions come up from Buyers wanting to know how soon they should do their inspection once they’re under contract. I would say as soon as possible but within …

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 …

Real Estate Market Update – May 2015

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Summit County Residential Sales Up 11%! In this update along with the above video one can learn a little bit about What’s Happening by Area, Town and by Price Range for Summit County residential real estate sales so far this year. Interesting: The $500,000 to $1,000,000 sales are really kicking off the year with a very strong improvement in sales. The 49% improvement …

Real Estate Market Update by Kate – February 2015

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INVENTORY – Inventory is down -22% compared to this same time last year. VOLUME – Sales are up +27% comparing the volume of closings from the first 6 weeks or so of this year to the beginning of 2014.  There isn’t much to buy, but what’s out there isn’t lasting very long. What does this mean to you? As always, …