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    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 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

    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

    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

    HOW DID THE 2023 HOUSING MARKET SHAPE UP

    By Dave Kimbrough | January 5, 2024

    So typically we do a weekly question and answer on the “Ask Dave” column, but this week we are going to review my 2023 predictions to see how I scored with my crystal Ball…..and next week I will provide my 2024 predictions! To be honest, good riddance to 2023 as 2024 feels overdue so we... Read More

    WINTER HOME RENOVATIONS

    By Dave Kimbrough | December 14, 2023

    Dear Dave, We are considering selling our home in the spring. Do you have a seller’s checklist or something that you give to people to help them figure out what will add the most value when they sell a house? We’re just trying to decide if there is anything we can do this winter to... Read More