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    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

    IS THIS THE END OF 6% COMMISSIONS

    By Dave Kimbrough | April 5, 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,Let me start by saying that it is unlikely that... Read More

    THINGS TO WATCH FOR IN A HOA

    By Dave Kimbrough | March 1, 2024

    Dear Dave,We are downsizing and most of the places we have looked at are part of an HOA.  What are typical things that you see a HOA managing? A couple of them seem pretty strict. We do not currently live in an HOA and are not sure if it is something we will like being... Read More

    SHOULD WE STAGE OUR HOME

    By Dave Kimbrough | February 16, 2024

    Dave, We would love to get your opinion on if we should or shouldn’t stage our house while it’s up for sale. Our plan right now is to be completely moved out before our house goes on the market. We have seen all the shows on getting your home staged to sell and we’ve recently... Read More

    TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME AFTER RETIREMENT

    By Dave Kimbrough | February 7, 2024

    Dave, Our plans are to move in June/July to Delaware to be near family, as we have grandkids who live there.  I will qualify for retirement late this spring and need to make sure we remain in Grand Junction until that time.  We are aware that interest rates still aren’t that attractive and we’re a... Read More

    HELP OUR HOME INSPECTION WENT WRONG

    By Dave Kimbrough | January 26, 2024

    Dear Dave, We have our home under contract and the buyers ordered a home inspection.  The home inspection report contains four substantial errors in the areas of heating, cooling, plumbing, and sewer.  The inspector misidentified a sprinkler valve as a sewer service cap and reported a possible “active sewer leak” in that area which is... Read More

    NO TUB IN THE PRIMARY BATH

    By Dave Kimbrough | January 19, 2024

    Dave, We are in the process of designing our new home and looking over many floor plans and we have noticed that many don’t have a bath tub in the master bathroom. We are now considering only putting a shower in our primary bath, as neither of us are “tub” people and rarely, if ever, take... Read More

    RENTAL RENOVATIONS WITH A BIG RETURN

    By Dave Kimbrough | January 16, 2024

    Dave, I have a rental house that needs a little updating. I’m considering working on the kitchen, but not going overboard. Do you have an opinion on the key features someone would be looking for in a modest rental? Or, are there other features that renters might find to be more important? The house is... Read More

    2024 REAL ESTATE MARKET PREDICTIONS

    By Dave Kimbrough | January 11, 2024

    Happy New Year!  Much has changed over the past 12 months and last week we revisited my predictions for 2023…..some hits and some misses, but isn’t that the way it always goes?  This week we are going to look through the windshield at what I see coming for 2024. So here we go! Let me... Read More