Buying Real Estate in Summit County, CO?

As you may already know, the market here in Summit County is a little different than most areas. You can count on the Summit Real Estate Realtors to be your experienced local guides.

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DO's and DON'Ts of the Lending Process
Join Summit Real Estate's Isabel Rawson as she talks about the DO's and DON'Ts of the Lending Process while purchasing a home!
Colorado Ranks #3 in Lowest Property Tax in US
Did You Know, Colorado Ranks #3 in Lowest Property Tax in US? This is GREAT news for homeowners!
Down Payment Requirements
Did You Know That You Don't Have To Have A 20% Down Payment When Purchasing A Home? There Are A Number Of Different Program
How to Win in a Bidding War
Allison Simson, Owner/Broker of Summit Real Estate shares her best practices for helping home buyers win in a bidding war in Summit County, CO real estate multiple offer situations.
Summit Real Estate is here for YOU!
Join Summit Real Estate's Allison Simson as she talks about the Summit Real Estate Team, and why we would make the Bright Choice as your realtors!
Dear Ally - How Is Your Internet
Join Allison Simson in her #DearAlly segment as she takes YOUR questions and turns them into answers! Today she is talking to about us about local Internet Services, and why it's a good idea to look into this before purchasing in a specific area. Here are some highlights: ?? Why is looking into internet services important? ?? Especially in this day and age, many people are working remotely. Internet Services are usually something that gets looked over when looking for a property. ?? Will that informatio
Dear Ally - Appraisal Gaps
Join Allison Simson in her #DearAlly segment as she takes YOUR questions and turns them into answers! Today she is walking us through what an Appraisal Gap is, and if it's a tactic you should use when purchasing or selling a home! Here are some highlights: ??What Is An Appraisal Gap? ?? An Appraisal Gap is a discrepancy that occurs when a buyers offer is higher than the actual appraised value of the property they want to buy. ?? What Is An Example? ?? Say you make an offer on a property listed for $700,
Dear Ally - Using Your Real Estate Investments For Your Children's Education
Join Allison Simson in her #DearAlly? segment as she takes YOUR questions and turns them into ANSWERS! Today she is walking us through using Real Estate investments for your children's education.
Dear Ally - What Is The Difference Between Investment Property vs Second Home
Join Allison Simson in her #DearAlly segment as she takes YOUR questions and turns them into answers! Today she is walking us through the differences between an INVESTMENT PROPERTY and a SECOND HOME! Here are some highlights: ?? SECOND HOME - A second home is a property that you intend to occupy for part of the year or visit on a regular basis. ?? INVESTMENT PROPERTY - An investment property is purchased primarily for income-generation and are often rented out for the majority of the year. ?? WHY DOES T
Dear Ally - How Do I Sell My Property & Buy A New One At The Same Time?
Ally Has Eight Possible Options For You: ?? Negotiate Seller Possession After Closing -This means allowing the seller of the property you’re looking to buy, to remain in the house. This could be for either a few days or a few months while they look for their new property. ?? Move Into A Short-Term Rental -Try to find something to move into while you sell your property. That way you can purchase that property with no contingencies. ?? Submit A Contingent Offer -Some brokers will say this is impossible. W
Ways To Make Your Offer Appealing Aside From Price
There are many terms, deadlines and conditions within the Colorado Real Estate contract that can make your offer appealing. If you don't have cash, don't worry! There are options for you.
Earnest Money
What Is Earnest Money?
May 2021 YTD Summit County Real Estate Market Update
Yes, the real estate market in Summit County is still bananas! We have less than 1 month of inventory, but that can be deceptive because properties are still coming on the market- they are just getting sold at a faster rate than ever before! Fun facts: Lowest price property on the market – a condo at Copper for $244,000. Highest price? Home in Breck for $18,900,000. Whoa! Looking for “The One”? Let us know and we can keep you posted so you’ll be ready to roll when your place in the mountains hi
Negotiating Inspection Items
Home Warranties
Did You Know? Buying Agent VS Listing Broker
• It is a conflict of interest. • Listing brokers represent THEIR sellers. Buying agents represent YOU. • Listing brokers will protect their sellers best interest, they have fiduciary responsibility to them, which may not benefit you. • Buying agents will advocate and negotiate for you, the buyer, that will help you decide if this is the house for you and the best way to proceed.
Pre-qualification VS Pre-approval
When is Your Down Payment Due
Why It's Important to Have a Home Inspection
3 Ways to Take Title on a Property
- Sole Ownership/Severalty - Tenants in Common - Joint Tenants
January is National Radon Month?
What Your Money Can Buy in Summit County
What Your Money Can Buy Join Summit Real Estates Buyer Specialist Team as we discuss:? ??Walkability to Town ??Access to the Slopes: Ski-in/Ski-out ??More remote? More privacy? More land? ??Where do the Locals Live? Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series: https://www.summitrealestate.com/Buye... Stay tuned for upcoming webinars. Presented by: Summit Real Estate’s Buyer Specialists team Deena Heppner, Kelie Gray, Isabel Rawson and Trisha Moore. With everything going on in th
Kelie Gray & Deena Heppner Looking for A Match!
Our Real Estate Matchmakers, Kelie Gray and Deena Heppner, are on the hunt for the perfect property for their buyers. Housing inventory is low here in Summit County so our team is getting creative, maybe a video to get the word out? Well they are giving it a shot!
Summit Real Estate Upcoming Webinar Announcement
What does your money buy in Summit County? This webinar's focus is on location, location, location! Join Summit Real Estates Buyer Specialist Team as we discuss:? Town Walkability Ski in Ski Out Remote, retreat to that cabin in the woods Where the locals live
Leaves Are Changing & Falling Soon; Will Supply & Follow Suit?
Webinar #8 "Leaves Are Changing & Falling Soon; Will Supply & Demand Follow Suit?" Join Summit Real Estates Buyer Specialist Team as we discuss: Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series: https://www.summitrealestate.com/Buye...
Thinking of Buying or Selling a Home This Fall?
Thinking of Buying or Selling a Home This Fall? The fall buyer and seller guides are in and available to you for free! Request one from us today. Connect with our Real Estate Matchmakers today: Summit Real Estate | 970-468-6800 | Team@SummitRealEstate.com Or Call or Text Allison directly 970-389-1234 | Visit our Website: SummitRealEstate.com Ready to Buy? Start Your Search Today: SummitHomeBuyer.com Ready to Sell? Request Your Summit County Property's Free Valuation: SummitHomeValue.com
Exploring The Property Details
Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series Webinar #5 Exploring the Property Details Join Summit Real Estates Buyer Specialist Team as we discuss:? ??General Property Information - The Nitty Gritty ??The Ins & Outs - Appliances, Utilities, Laundry, Parking ??Taxes, HOA & Resort Fees ??The Land - What Comes With It Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series: https://www.summitrealestate.com/Buye...
Guiding you through Summit County's Intricacies: The Stranger Things
Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series #4 Guiding You Through Summit County's Intricacies Join Summit Real Estates Buyer Specialist Team as we discuss:? ??Local Weekend Warrior, or Investor: Do I Qualify for Deed Restricted Properties? ??The Stepping Stones to Building Your Dream Home from the Ground Up! ??A Fraction of the Cost... a Fraction of the Property!? ?? Not your Average Property... Not Your Average Loan! Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series: https://www.summitr
There's No Place Like Home, Journey To a Successful Closing!
Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series Webinar #3 There's No Place Like Home- Your Journey To A Successful Closing Join Summit Real Estates Buyer Specialist Team as we discuss:? ??Whose On Your Team? ??Show Me the $! ?? Can't Sleep? Reading Material To Get Your Zzzzzzzzzzzz's ?? Into the Unknown: Inspecting The Nooks & Crannies ?? Sweet Home Colorado Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series: https://www.summitrealestate.com/Buye...
Navigating Our Current Market- Paving your way to home buying success Webinars
Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series Webinar #2 Navigating Our Current Market Join Summit Real Estates Buyer Specialist Team as we discuss:? ??COVID-19 & Colorado ??How to Buy & Sell Right Now ?? Current Summit County Market Trends ?? V, U or Nike Swoosh? What does that even mean? Paving Your Way to Home Buying Success Webinar Series: https://www.summitrealestate.com/Buye...
February Update from Allison Simson
Summit Real Estate's Allison Simson talks about why now is a great time to buy or sell! Tune in to the video, give us a call or stop by to find out more about the current market.
Did You Know?
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Leave Your Legwork for the Mountains
Summit Real Estate 34 subscribers Buyers Guide and all things Summit Real Estate
Did You Know? - Summit Real Estate Has SAS Designation?
id You Know Summit Real Estate Has SAS Designation? This week Summit Real Estate's Trisha Moore gives us the inside scoop on what it means to have a SAS Designation and why it's so great that Summit Real Estate is part of this program! ?? What does SAS mean? - Summit Area Designation is a program for Summit County brokers who want to dedicate themselves through education, community involvement, and transactional experience! Those who gain the Summit Area Specialist Designation have the localized knowledge,
Did You Know? - Rising Interest Rates
Summit Real Estate's Deena Heppner is talking to us about rising interest rates! Are you interested in purchasing a second home in Summit County! Well NOW has never been a better time! Interest rates are rising for second home owners ?? ?? If you'd like information on rising interest rates, OR if you’re ready to purchase a second home NOW, contact us today! ??: (970) 468-6800
Did You Know? - HOA fees
This week Summit Real Estate's Deena Heppner is talking to us about HOA fees! When buying or selling a property with an HOA, generally there are fees that a buyer or seller must take care of...today Deena gives us the lowdown! ?? If you'd like information on how to be prepared to make an offer on a home, contact us today! ??: (970) 468-6800 For more information about Trisha, Our Entire Team, and the current Real Estate Market in Summit County, CO visit our website: SummitRealEstate.com Stay tuned for m
Hi Neighbor - Marina Place with Allison Simson
Hi Neighbor! Have you ever seen a property For Sale, but you weren't really sure what the neighborhood was like? Well we are here to help! We are giving you the inside scoop on neighborhoods throughout Summit County! In Hi Neighbor you'll hear about the neighborhood location, prices, housing types, home sizes, the PROS & the CONS, and most importantly- how far is this neighborhood to the nearest Ski Resort! All these insider tips are to better help you make a choice on the PERFECT neighborhood for YOU! T
Hi Neighbor - Summerwood
Hi Neighbor! Have you ever seen a property For Sale, but you weren't really sure what the neighborhood was like? Well we are here to help! We are giving you the inside scoop on neighborhoods throughout Summit County! In Hi Neighbor you'll hear about the neighborhood location, prices, housing types, home sizes, the PROS & the CONS, and most importantly- how far is this neighborhood to the nearest Ski Resort! All these insider tips are to better help you make a choice on the PERFECT neighborhood for YOU! T
Dear Ally - What Is The Deal With Appraisals?
Join Allison Simson in her #DearAlly segment as she takes YOUR questions and turns them into answers! Today she is talking to us about appraisals! Today's buyers often have questions about the importance of getting a home appraisal. This is because high buyer demand and low housing supply are driving this super intense competition! So what is your best move for the appraisal process, tune in to find out! Do you have a question for Dear Ally? Text her at: (970) 389-1234 Want more information on Ally and
Did You Know - The Importance of Being Prepared When Submitting An Offer
This week Summit Real Estate's Deena Heppner lets us know how important it is to be prepared when making an offer on a home! Here Are A Couple Tips! ?? Lending: We HIGHLY recommend using a LOCAL lender when you're looking to get pre-approved. Summit County is a very unique area- it pays off to work with a lender who knows the area! ?? Pre-Qualification or Pre-Approval: Make sure your broker provides either of these when submitting your offer- you would be surprised how many people submit offers without t
Did You Know - Short-Term Rentals in Summit County
Did You Know? Short-Term Rental Information for Summit County Things are changing here in Summit County when it comes to Short-Term Rentals! Tune in this week as Isabel Rawson of Summit Real Estate gives us the skinny on what's happening in the county! ?? We always recommend using a LOCAL mountain realtor! It's so important to have an experienced and knowledgable realtor on YOUR SIDE when you're looking to buy or sell your home here in the mountains! Contact us TODAY! We look forward to helping you! ?? ??
Essential Information Needed Before Submitting An Offer
Multiple Contingency Options for Buyers
Buyer Friendly Colorado Contract (Buy & Sell)
Avoid Buyer Burnout in this Sellers Market
Summit Real Estate's Isabel Rawson is talking to us about Buyer Burnout…it’s a thing! Here Are The 4 KEY THINGS A Buyer Can Do To Avoid That: 1. Patience and Time: With multiple offers it's taking time to get an offer accepted. 2. Needs VS Wants: Focus on the needs in a seller's market. 3. Get Pre-Qualified: What can you afford? Many of places are going under contract for OVER list price! 4. Work With A Trusted Real Estate Advisor: Communication is key for a smooth transaction.