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    DO YOU HAVE TO USE A REALTOR TO BUY A FSBO

    By Dave Kimbrough | July 12, 2024

    Dave, We’ve been on the hunt for a new house! We’ve used an agent to look at four houses so far, but last night we were driving through a neighborhood that we love and saw a great house that is currently for sale by owner. We called the phone number on the sign and they... Read More

    SHOULD WE CARPET OUR BEDROOMS

    By Dave Kimbrough | July 5, 2024

    Dear Dave, Two years ago we completely remodeled our kitchen and replaced all of the tile floors throughout the home and living areas with laminate wood, but decided to wait to replace the bedrooms’ existing carpet for financial reasons. We will be selling our home next year and are ready to replace the carpet, but... Read More

    SHOULD WE BUY A HOME WITH A SEPTIC SYSTEM

    By Dave Kimbrough | June 27, 2024

    Dave, We’ve looked at a few houses with septic systems—which we learned is actually pretty common here—and we hate to admit it, but the houses that have them have moved down our list for that reason alone. We’ve heard some horror stories! We got to thinking about it though and what if we find a... Read More

    ARE THE ZILLOW ZESTIMATES ACCURATE

    By Dave Kimbrough | June 21, 2024

    Dave, We are thinking about selling our house, but we would first like to know how much our home is worth. We’ve seen a few websites—like Zillow and Truila, that say they can estimate the value for us, but we aren’t sure if they are reliable. When you are selling a house how do you... Read More

    TIPS FOR FAMILIES WITH YOUNG KIDS TRYING TO SELL THEIR HOME

    By Dave Kimbrough | June 21, 2024

    Dear Dave, We are preparing to put our house on the market in the next month or so and I need some advice. I have two small children and…can you guess where I might be going with this? We need to sell our home, but we also need to still live in it! I think... Read More

    HOW DO YOU FIND THE BEST LENDER

    By Dave Kimbrough | June 11, 2024

    Dave, Simple question: should I shop around for a lender? I’ve heard it’s good to interview a few different real estate agents before starting the home buying process. Is it the same thought for lenders or are they all pretty much the same across the board because of regulations, etc.? Thanks man!Gregg, Fruita Gregg, Clearly,... Read More

    WILL UGLY CONCRETE HURT THE SALE OF MY HOUSE

    By Dave Kimbrough | June 11, 2024

    Dear Dave, My company is transferring me to a new location and I am going to be selling my home in the coming months. I own a fairly new home, about 6 years old, in a nice north area subdivision. My driveway and front walkway don’t melt off well when we get snow and ice,... Read More

    IS THIS THE END OF 6% COMMISSIONS PART 4

    By Dave Kimbrough | April 25, 2024

    (continued from last week)Dear Dave, Wow, holy headlines!  Can you please give your insight into this new real estate lawsuit and if it’s really “The biggest shake up in real estate in the last 100 years.”  I’d love to get your thoughts on it! Thanks!Bob – Mack, CO Bob, Final installment 🙂 Let’s put a... Read More

    IS THIS THE END OF 6% COMMISSIONS PART 3

    By Dave Kimbrough | April 19, 2024

    (continued from last week)Dear Dave, Wow, holy headlines!  Can you please give your insight into this new real estate lawsuit and if it’s really “The biggest shake up in real estate in the last 100 years.”  I’d love to get your thoughts on it! Thanks!Bob – Mack, CO Bob,Installment #3. Let’s get down to the... Read More

    IS THIS THE END OF 6% COMMISSIONS PART 2

    By Dave Kimbrough | April 16, 2024

    Dear Dave, Wow, holy headlines!  Can you please give your insight into this new real estate lawsuit and if it’s really “The biggest shake up in real estate in the last 100 years.”  I’d love to get your thoughts on it! Thanks!Bob – Mack, CO Bob, At the end of last week’s column, the remaining questions... Read More