Seasonality of Real Estate

Seasonality of Real Estate

I was recently talking to some friends who run a business in the ski industry about how the below average snowfall this Winter has impacted their business and I suddenly had an epiphany; All businesses have seasonal challenges to overcome. When studying historic real...

Winter Housekeeping Tips

Winter Housekeeping Tips It is hard to believe that we are already well into November and the holiday season is almost here.  As the year starts to slowly draw to an end, and the prospects for new beginnings are upon us, it is wise to take some time to plan for the...

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Home Tis’ the season when we resolve to create positive and long-lasting changes for the upcoming year ahead.  This resolve includes setting intentions for one’s hearth and home and deciding ahead on what priorities are most important...
Climate Change and Real Estate

Climate Change and Real Estate

So you are sitting on a sunny ski lodge deck, goggles on, in a t-shirt and ski pants, drinking a beer and like everyone else in Colorado, you think to yourself “what’s going on with our weather?” If that has not happened to you this year, then I would suspect it is...
How do You Search for Real Estate?

How do You Search for Real Estate?

Here we are in 2017 and it seems like everywhere we go, we are inundated by technology. Is this a good or bad thing? This month, I want to discuss the value of technology in today’s real estate market and how it can give you a competitive advantage as a...
Cruise-A-Thong Glenwood Springs

Cruise-A-Thong Glenwood Springs

Cruise-A-Thong Glenwood Springs  One of the great things about or community is the events that happen each year.  Between downtown markets and shows, river rallies and causes, skiing events, farmers markets, business chamber events and more, there is always so much to...
The Virtues of Owning vs. Renting

The Virtues of Owning vs. Renting

Shawn’s monthly column from The Post Independent is below. A wise man once told me that if you can find a way to purchase real estate early in your adult life and maintain that asset, it will be the best way to build and sustain long term wealth. I along with...
Homeowners Associations in Colorado

Homeowners Associations in Colorado

Happy Cinco de Mayo,   Today’s Thought: Homeowner’s Associations are very common in Colorado.  This can drastically impact your bottom line from a monthly payment perspective.  For example, a $325,000 property without an HOA can have roughly the same...
Spring Tips that will Help Sell Your Home

Spring Tips that will Help Sell Your Home

Spring Tips that will Help Sell Your Home  My monthly column below from our local newspaper The Post Independent & Citizen Telegram: It’s that time of year again where many people are starting to think about listing their home for sale. If you fall into this...