What Happens if the Appraisal is Lower Than the Offer?

As real estate brokers, we try our best to run detailed comparative market analyses to determine the best listing price for your property. However, if there aren’t a lot of similar properties in the area that recently sold, we have to use our best judgment. Furthermore, if a property has a major defect that isn’t […]

The Key to Getting More Money For Your Property in Colorado

While properties for sale in Western Colorado vary in size, features, and price, buyer and seller behavior remains one of the only constants in the real estate industry. Sellers always want to get the most money possible from their property, and buyers always want to pay as little as possible. That leaves sellers, and seller’s […]

How Much Will You Actually Get Back From Your Home Improvements?

Unless there’s a big market crash, you will almost always sell your home for more money than you bought it. But, inflation usually means that you won’t be putting as much money back in your pocket as you think. Think about it this way. Let’s say you purchased a home in 1998 for $140,000. In […]

Irrigation Water and Irrigation Methods in Western Colorado

Last week, I wrote about water rights in Western Colorado, so this week, I wanted to talk about irrigation water and irrigation methods in Western Colorado that enable you to make the most of your land. This blog post will cover ditch easements, popular irrigation methods, and how to handle tailwater to keep your land […]

Understanding Water Rights in Western Colorado

Water rights in Western Colorado are a very complex topic and play a pivotal role in managing your property. There is an old saying that whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting. Although I’m not sure how many people (if any) have died fighting for water rights, it certainly has been the cause […]