Happy New Year!

Dear Friends & Neighbors, Happy New Year! We hope everyone enjoyed the holiday season. It’s hard to believe that the decorations are barely packed away, there is still snow on the ground, and that the real estate market is already heating up! As we experienced in 2016, there continues to be low inventory, yet Buyers are coming out […]

Happy Holidays from the Erb/Steelman Team!

Dear Friends and Neighbors, As the holiday season approaches and the year comes to a close, this is a good time to reflect on why 2016 was a great year for both Buyers and Sellers. As most of you know, this past year was successful for Sellers due to increased (and still increasing) home values. Most people who […]

Fast-Paced Real Estate Markets

Dear Friends and Neighbors, It’s election time! Fear not, we are not going to talk about politics – we are just thinking it’s time for some election humor.  A survey conducted by Trulia shows that 39 percent of Americans believe that the prices of homes will go up if Donald Trump wins, and 29 percent […]

Sewer Repair Ripoffs

Dear Friends & Neighbors, The summer months are so appealing to all of us living in Colorado. Hot, dry weather, blue skies, mountain hikes, cool evenings. The real estate market is less active this time of year as I have mentioned many times in my Focus letters. We will see an upswing of activity towards […]

Summer & The Real Estate Market

Dear Friends and Neighbors, So far June’s weather is summer weather, with hot temperatures and thunderstorms in the late afternoon. The flowers in gardens around Denver are so lovely – reaching the “peak” season for well landscaped yards. It’s a pleasure to walk around the neighborhoods right now and see the blossoms. However, when the […]

VA Loans – A Great Option

        VA loans (Veterans Affairs Home Mortgage Loan program) are a great way to utilize the VA’s benefits for eligible active duty military and Veterans. For some this is a great option when looking for your new home! VA loans offers many benefits to active duty service members, veterans and some surviving spouses. You can utilize this program […]