Market Update by Kate – February 2018

The Barr Team About Summit County, Info for Home Buyers, Info for Home Sellers, Market Stats Leave a Comment

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

The Barr Team About Summit County, Breckenridge & Blue River, Dillon & Summit Cove, Frisco & Copper Mountain, Keystone, A-Basin & Montezuma Leave a Comment

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?

The Barr Team First Time Homebuyer Info, Info for Home Buyers, Info for Home Sellers, Info on Real Estate Transactions Leave a Comment

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

The Barr Team About Summit County Leave a Comment

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?

The Barr Team First Time Homebuyer Info, Info for Home Buyers, Info for Home Sellers Leave a Comment

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 …

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

The Barr Team First Time Homebuyer Info, Info for Home Buyers, Info for Home Sellers, Info on Home Financing, Info on Real Estate Transactions Leave a Comment

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 …

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

The Barr Team First Time Homebuyer Info, Info for Home Buyers, Info for Home Sellers, Info on Real Estate Transactions Leave a Comment

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 …

Septic Systems vs. City Sewer in Summit County, CO

The Barr Team About Summit County, Info for Home Buyers Leave a Comment

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

The Barr Team About Summit County, Info for Home Buyers Leave a Comment

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 – Reality of Loan Approval

The Barr Team First Time Homebuyer Info, Info for Home Buyers, Info on Home Financing Leave a Comment

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

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

The Barr Team First Time Homebuyer Info, Info for Home Buyers, Info for Home Sellers, Info on Real Estate Transactions Leave a Comment

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 …

How long does it take to get a home loan?

The Barr Team First Time Homebuyer Info, Info for Home Buyers, Info on Home Financing, Info on Real Estate Transactions Leave a Comment

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 are Home Owners Association Documents (HOA docs)? Is it important that I read them?

The Barr Team First Time Homebuyer Info, Info for Home Buyers, Info on Real Estate Transactions Leave a Comment

  Henry explains the importance of Home Owners Association documents in a real estate transaction in Summit County, Colorado… This is Henry Barr again here at Re/Max Properties of the Summit, The Barr Team here in Frisco Colorado. I get asked a lot of times about HOA (Home Owner’s Association) documents, what are they? Who gets to see them? And …

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

The Barr Team Info for Home Buyers, Info on Real Estate Transactions Leave a Comment

  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 …

Whose responsibility is it to maintain and snow plow various dirt roads in Summit County, CO?

The Barr Team About Summit County, Info for Home Buyers Leave a Comment

  In this video Henry informs us about the maintenance and snow plowing of dirt roads in Summit County, CO… I’m Henry Barr from The Barr Team at Re/Max Properties of the Summit in Frisco Colorado. Questions often come up on dirt roads in neighborhoods, that’s an interesting question since all roads are not paved here in the mountains, some …

When should a Buyer schedule a home inspection?

The Barr Team Info for Home Buyers, Info on Real Estate Transactions Leave a Comment

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 …

Mountain Market Update by Kate – Sept. 2016

Henry Barr Market Stats, Monthly Newsletters Leave a Comment

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 …

Henry Barr – 2016 Real Estate Market in Summit County

The Barr Team Info for Home Buyers, Market Stats Leave a Comment

Here’s Henry chatting about the market in Summit County with it’s low inventory, high demand! Hi, this is Henry again.  Just want to update you a little bit on the summer market here. It’s been very active with many properties going under contract within days of being listed and at 98% of list price or higher and in some cases …