real estate negotiation

Negotiation 101 : It never hurts to ask… Or does it?

Negotiation is key to real estate transactions It’s a Seller’s Market. You might be tempted to think there is NO negotiation because, well… the Seller wants full list price (or more) and if you don’t give them that, they will get it from another Buyer. Maybe. But negotiation isn’t all about price, so even if …

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Real Estate Negotiation Success

Real Estate Negotiation – Competitive, Savvy, Win-Win = Success! TRUE STORY Earlier this summer, I was helping a repeat client and good friend, house hunt. He was renting and had decided that he’d rather be paying HIS mortgage than his landlord’s.  My client has some prior experience in real estate before, but his mortgage history …

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Relocate to Boulder Colorado – Top 10 reasons

Relocate to Boulder Colorado 10. You already have people you know in Boulder Colorado! Seriously, am I wrong? Time after time I run into people while out of state for business or pleasure and I meet folks who ask where I’m from.  It takes about 3 seconds for someone to say “My brother  lives there”, …

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Real Estate Negotiation – Don’t let the cat out of the bag!

Real Estate Negotiation is not rocket science! One little slip up, however, and you may as well take out your checkbook and ask the Buyer/Seller how much they would like. Unless you know what not to say and when, you are likely to accidentally give away just the right information that will make a difference …

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Colorado Divorce and Real Estate – 5 things to consider

Ok, so you never thought a Colorado divorce was in your immediate future.  Perhaps it isn’t (yet) or maybe you are reading this and have a friend or family member that springs to mind. Facing a separation and staring down the barrel of a Colorado divorce is not easy.  How do you protect yourself and …

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Buy Colorado real estate after seeing houses with agent: Stage 2

Stage Two: Offer to Buy Colorado Real Estate First read Stage One: Thinking About Buying Real Estate then get yourself ready to make an offer to buy Colorado real estate by reading this post too. You have been diligently monitoring the market, have met with a lender, been pre-qualified and now are chomping at the …

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Boulder Sellers, fix your broken real estate before listing it!

Boulder Sellers … if it’s broken, fix it!  Listing real estate (anywhere) is hard work and requires energy, time and organization.  I get it.  Boulder sellers, a good listing agent is there to make that process easier… Experience, skills and mindset matter.  🙂 I am a little bit tired of hearing buyers complaining about the …

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Mountain Shadows, Boulder. Happily Ever After

Mountain Shadows neighborhood, Boulder… The setting for today’s true story. Everyone loves a story that ends happily ever after.  I am no exception.  This is one of faith, patience and the sort of love you read about in fairy tales. In March I met Bob.  Upon meeting, he told me his fiancee was in the Philippines …

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Boulder Real Estate Preview left a sour taste in my mouth!

This is a true story of my Boulder real estate preview that left a sour taste in my mouth. I have been working my tail off this year.  New buyers and potential sellers mean lots research, market analysis, out of town and in town Boulder real estate preview and showings.. Not too long ago, I …

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Real Estate Negotiation, Virtual If Not Face To Face

Here is what I have learned when it comes to real estate negotiation…  Despite my best efforts, sometimes the agent on the other side of a fledgling deal, simply doesn’t want to (or can’t) call me back to discuss it!  I’m sure they have a good reason: Dead phone battery… one of my favorites! Out …

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