April 2017

Selling Secret #3

Selling Secret #3: The kitchen comes first You’re not actually selling your house, you’re selling your kitchen – that’s how important it is. The benefits of remodeling your kitchen are endless, and the best part of it is that you’ll probably get 85% of your money back. It may be a few thousand dollars to replace countertops where a buyer may knock $10,000 off the asking price if your kitchen looks dated. The fastest, most inexpensive kitchen updates include […]

Selling Secret #2

Selling Secret #2: Always be ready to show Your house needs to be “show-ready” at all times – you never know when your buyer is going to walk through the door. You have to be available whenever they want to come see the place and it has to be in tip-top shape. Don’t leave dishes in the sink, keep the dishwasher […]

March 2017

Selling Secret #1

Selling Secret #1: The first impression is the only impression No matter how good the interior of your home looks, buyers have already judged your home before they walk through the door. You never have a second chance to make a first impression. It’s important to make people feel warm, welcome and safe as they approach the house. Spruce up your home’s exterior with inexpensive shrubs and brightly colored flowers. You can typically get a 100-percent return on the […]

February 2017

All Closed in the Last Week!

What do these four properties have in common? All four of them closed within the last week!    Each photo has a story with widely different people moving towards the same thing, making their dreams come true. From investment opportunities to young entrepreneurs, first time buyers to people building their forever home, we at Amoré Realty were able to come along side and help them. […]

Pets Allowed

When making decisions about buying, selling or renovating their homes, Americans, by and large, take their pets’ needs into account, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors®. The report found that 81% of the people said that pet considerations play a role when deciding on their next living situation. In 2016, 61% of U.S. households either have a pet or plan to get one in the future, so it is important to understand the unique needs and […]

January 2017

Radon Gas Danger

Garfield County is giving away radon kits for National Radon Action Month and also during the rest of the year! Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the US after smoking, and nearly half of the homes in Garfield County have elevated levels. Pick up your free kits at either the Glenwood Springs or Rifle Public Health offices or at the CLEER offices at the 3rd St Center in Carbondale. […]

5 Key Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent

Point and Click We are so used to making decisions with the click of the mouse. Like me and click here are becoming synonymous with Yes. Click here leads us to a new page with new opportunities. There has become a trust level inherently built in.  Unfortunately, our choices thru advertising don’t always lead us the best place. For example, when choosing a broker to help you buy or sell your home, you definitely want to ask some key questions before you commit to working with a specific broker. […]

The Renovations That Will Pay Off the Most for Your Home in 2017

The Renovations That Will Pay Off the Most for Your Home in 2017 New year, new home improvement projects? Whether you’re dying to update your kitchen, add a half-bath, or kick back on a brand-new deck, it pays off big-time knowing just what kind of return on investment your dream renovation might deliver.  And you’re in luck, because Remodeling magazine has just released its annual Cost vs. Value report, which analyzes what you’ll pay for various upgrades—and how much you’ll recoup on that investment when you sell your home. […]

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