A4HB Homebuyer's Blog

Multi-racial family, Agents for Home Buyers, Boulder, CO
Buyer Agency
Claudia Lewis

Why Hire a Real Estate Professional in a DIY World? – Part 2

Why Hire a Real Estate Professional in a DIY World? In an earlier post, I talked about the disastrous home buying and selling experience my husband and I had the first time we bought a house. We did many things wrong and nearly lost our shirts. Ever since, I have been true believer in the value of a good buyer’s agent instead of going it alone. Here’s why. Why Not DIY? Today, you can find homes for sale and look up many things you need to know online. With all of the internet tools available today, there’s a lot of

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3D printed home
Housing News
Claudia Lewis

Can low-cost 3D printing solve housing shortages?

Can low-cost 3D printing solve housing shortages? by Claudia Lewis Download and Print a Home? It’s a somber reality that 1.2 billion people worldwide live without adequate housing. For the past several years, New Story, a housing charity based in San Francisco, has built over 150 homes in El Salvador, where tarps and scrap metal shelters abound. New Story has been working to provide houses that have proper roofs and floors but it’s slow, painstaking work in a country where nearly a third of the population is without shelter. They needed a better approach. Last year, New Story may have

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Confused couple, Agents for Home Buyers, Boulder, CO
Buyer Agency
Claudia Lewis

Why Hire a Real Estate Professional in a DIY World?

Why Hire a Real Estate Professional in a DIY World? This may be stating the obvious, but I am a real estate agent. It may also be obvious that I feel strongly that you should hire a real estate professional when you’re ready to buy a home. I became an agent in part because my first home buying and selling experience was such a disaster! My motivation for going to real estate school was to do whatever I could to prevent other folks from making the same mistakes my husband and I did. When You Don’t Know What You Don’t

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