May is Property Tax Dispute Month

2015 is a reappraisal year in the State of Colorado. Embed from Getty Images The protest period for 2015 valuations will begin May 1st of this year and will continue for the entire month of May. You can still protest your valuation at that time.  A protest is not a complaint about higher taxes. It […]

Zillows Zestimate and Pricing Your Pueblo Home

If you have been looking at Pueblo homes for sale online for very long you no doubt have come across Zillow.com Zestimate®,  pronounced (ZEST-ti-met). The Zestimate® home valuation is Zillow’s estimated market value, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not an appraisal. It is a starting point in determining a home’s value. The Zestimate […]

2016 Home Buyer Education Class Schedule

  Owning a home is still the American dream and the US Government in cooperation through programs like CHFA (Colorado Housing Authority and Finance Authority) have helped over 84,000 Coloradoans achieve home ownership since 1974. First time home buyers that are looking for down payment assistance must attend a first time home buyers education class […]

Finding the Right Remodel Project for Your Pueblo Home

Back in the beginning of 2015 I put together a brochure that I give to prospective sellers entitled “6 Remodeling Projects That Make Financial Sense.” You can download the brochure by clicking here. Often times potential home sellers will try and weigh the cost/benefit analysis of doing improvements or upgrades before they list their home […]

Customer Satisfaction I’ll Take Honesty any Day

This buyer satisfaction comes from a client that I represented in the purchase of a home which co-incidentally I also was the listing agent for the home. This type of transaction can potentially cause ethical issues for me as a real estate agent. If one of the parties to the transaction thinks they have been […]

Eiler Heights Superfund and Pueblo Real Estate

Colorado Smelter Added to the National Priorities List On December 11, 2014, EPA added the former Colorado Smelter to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites to protect public health and the environment. EPA and […]