August 2017

Found 2 blog entries for August 2017.

Thinking of becoming a real estate agent.You're currently frustrated in your current position and excitedly searching out a new life direction. You watch tons of HGTV and love houses. You get along with lots of different personalities, and talking to new people excites you! While real estate is portrayed on T.V. as a flexible career with fabulous commissions, you'll want to wait before spending money and time getting a real estate license. Let’s cover what you'll need to be prepared for a career in real estate.

Be Prepared in your Piggy Bank

Every business has start-up costs and on-going costs, plus a lag time before you see the fruit of your labor. Your one time start-up expenses for real estate (in Colorado) will be roughly $2,000 to $2,500. This includes real estate school, licensing,

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6 Key Steps of the Home Buying ProcessSTEP 1: Decide to Buy

You are ready to purchase a home. Now, you must identify what you want, why you want it and if you are financially ready to purchase. Below are a few questions to help you dig into this:

1. What are your future plans?
Do you anticipate starting a family? Perhaps you expect your family expand, or maybe you are scaling down and the kids are moving out to attend college. Whatever your future goals, it is wise to clearly articulate these goals so that you can identify the house that will meet your particular needs.

2. Do you have enough cash for a down payment?
Identify how much you can afford for a down payment. Remember, you will need to have Earnest Money (typically around 1% of the value of the home) accessible to submit

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