A4HB Homebuyer's Blog

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A4HB Team

If You’ve Got it…Flaunt it!  When it Comes to a Fireplace, That is.

If You’ve Got it…Flaunt it!  When it Comes to a Fireplace, That is. by Shannon Weissleder Fireplaces are Highly Sought After Fireplaces are highly sought after here in Colorado. Buyers dream of getting cozy and nestling up fireside next to loved ones. Fireplaces are where people want to hang stockings during the holidays and enjoy lazy Sundays watching movies while the fire crackles. In the design world, they give a room a feature wall to work with and focus for furniture arrangement. When putting your house up for sale, make sure the fireplace takes center stage. Buyers will be attracted

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A4HB Team

Our Market Has Two MLS Systems

Our Market Has Two MLS Systems By Claudia Lewis The Multiple Listing Service (MLS) is a crucial tool that helps real estate agents bring home buyers and sellers together. In the Denver Metro area, our market has two MLS systems. As you may know, the MLS is the database where seller’s agents list their client’s homes for sale. Buyer’s agents look to the MLS to help buyers find homes to buy. Without it, agents and their buyer clients would be reduced to driving around looking for yard signs. There are TWO MLS Systems Here Along the Front Range and the

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A4HB Team

Now that there’s Zillow and Redfin, do I really need an agent to find a home?

Now that there’s Zillow and Redfin, do I really need an agent to find a home? Since the beginning of the new millennium, Zillow, Redfin, Trulia and other web-based real estate search engines have become widely used real estate tools. These platforms help home buyers, sellers and real estate agents find each other. You might be asking yourself, “Do I really need an agent to find a home?” This is a buyer beware situation if there ever was one. Just who, exactly, benefits from using these sites? Are your best interests protected? Before you tap into one of these resources,

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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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