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 …

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 …

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 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 …

Septic Systems vs. City Sewer in Summit County, CO

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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 …

Article – How will the New Mortgage Rules Affect Home Buyers

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“With the implementation of new mortgage rules that took effect on January 10, 2014, home buyers may discover a few new challenges in securing a mortgage as lenders will have additional restrictions in place to ensure that borrowers will be able to repay their mortgage loans.” CLICK HERE to read this quick article about new mortgage and lending rules that …

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 …

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

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  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 …

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 …