Grand Valley Happenings

5 Things to Know Before Selling Your Home

Posted by Paige Herron on October 05, 2021 in  uncategorized
Find a Realtor - Make sure you do your research. Not every Realtor is a good Realtor. You want someone who knows the market in your area. You also want to make sure you are comfortable working with them. Having a Realtor by your side that you trust is imperative. Do your research! Work with your Realtor on pricing your home. Homes that are overpriced will sit on the market much longer than necessary. The recent market has continued to prove that buyers want houses priced correctly. This is where having a great Rea... read more

Community Spotlight: Fruita Fall Festival

Posted by Paige Herron on September 21, 2021 in  uncategorized
Downtown Fruita is known for its quiet streets and cozy atmosphere, but on September 24th and 25th, the 106th Annual Fruita Fall Festival will transform this tiny town into a place of celebration. After a year of lockdowns and social distancing, Fruita is going all out with it’s theme of: “There’s No Place Like Fruita” and guests can expect over 125 vendors, food trucks, special events, and live music that will feature two stages to accommodate the entire community. The Outhouse races begi... read more

Selling with a Realtor vs a FSBO (For Sale By Owner)

Posted by Paige Herron on September 13, 2021 in  uncategorized
When selling as an owner, many people think they will save thousands of dollars by not using a realtor. While it is extremely tempting to save money on the commission, there are many risks that outweigh the benefits:Having less potential buyers for your property (hopefully qualified buyers),  Not knowing how to negotiate properly and  Not realizing the time that you must dedicate in order to find a buyer.  Not having experience or expertise in this field to help navigate legal and regulatory re... read more

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Purchasing Your First Home

Posted by Paige Herron on August 30, 2021 in  uncategorized
Buying a home can be stressful but our realtors are here to help. We want to change your life! Use a trusted Realtor - This goes for anyone purchasing a home. Agents know the market. They check on comparable properties and are looking out for your best interest in the home buying process. There are many things a realtor can help you through from negotiating prices to navigating the home inspection process. Find a local lender - Your realtor can help you find one they trust, if you aren’t sure where to begin... read more

Is Real Estate Still a Good Investment

Posted by Paige Herron on August 23, 2021 in  uncategorized
Many people avoid real estate investments because they think they are scary or need a lot of money to invest. Diversifying your portfolio is essential. If you’re thinking about investing in real estate, here are some reasons you should consider it, even if you’ve never invested in real estate before. Unlike stocks or bonds, you can force real estate to appreciate. You can do this by renovating. On average, real estate appreciates 3% by maintaining your home. Making renovations or repairs can ultimately... read more
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