Living Steamboat Updates

Some Highlights: Real estate has outranked stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds as the best long-term investment among Americans for the last 6 years. Stock owners are more positive about real estate than stocks as an investment. Of the 4 listed, real estate is the only investment you can also live in! From Keeping Current Matters ... read more
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Weekly Update: What To Do In Steamboat

Posted by Lee Calihan on June 20, 2019 in No Category
Steamboat Weekly Updates:  From the Chamber of Commerce.Here's what is going on this week around town.June 19 - June 25, Wednesday, June 19: 9 a.m. – Noon, Social Gardening, Yampa River Botanic Park 10 – 11 a.m. Trail Bingo, Steamboat Lake State Park, for info: 970-879-3922 10 – 11:30 a.m. Guided Walking Tour, Yampa River Botanical Park 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Land Up, Gondola Square, for info: 5 – 6 p.m. Community... read more
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5 Reasons To Sell Your House This Summer

Posted by Lee Calihan on June 17, 2019 in No Category
Here are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this summer makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with each other for the same home. Take advantage of the buyer activity currently in the ... read more
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Renting or Owning, What Is Better for You?

Posted by Lee Calihan on June 14, 2019 in No Category
In a real estate market where home prices are rising, many have begun to reexamine the idea of buying a home, choosing instead, to rent for a while. But often, there is a dilemma: should you keep paying rent, knowing that rent is rising too, or should you lock in your housing cost and buy a home? Let’s look at both scenarios and analyze the pros and cons of each: Renting With the housing market crash in 2008, many homeowners lost their homes and became renters. According to Iproperty Management, “t... read more
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3 Things To Know In The Housing Market Today!

Posted by Lee Calihan on June 12, 2019 in No Category
A lot is happening in the world, and it’s having a direct impact on the housing market. The reality is this: some of it is positive and some of it may be negative. Some we just don’t know yet. The following three areas of the housing market are critical to understand: interest rates, building materials, and the outlook for an economic slowdown. 1. Interest Rates One of the most important things to consider when buying a home is the interest rate you will be charged to borrow the money. In our recen... read more
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