Market Update 2018 Year in Review

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In this video Kate Marrone, Broker on the Barr Team, gives you a brief review of what the 2018 Summit County real estate market looked like. It is February 2019 and we are taking a look back at the stats from the 2018 year.  The average sales price for a residential property in Summit County was $770,000 in 2018. This …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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, …

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

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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!

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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 …