Tough lending in Summit County
Unless you have been living in a cave in the hills, you have heard about the credit crunch and tight lending practices borrowers are encountering today. In Summit County, buyers of condos and townhomes are having an even tougher time since the ...
Posted by Allison Simson on February 23, 2010 in Archived
Should we remodel before we sell?
We are always asked by many sellers whether they should remodel their homes or condos before they sell. According to the annual Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report by Remodeling Magazine, and Inman News it still pays to remodel. Their survey ...
Posted by Allison Simson on February 22, 2010 in Archived
It still pays to remodel
Survey identifies most cost-effective home improvementsQuestion: Allison, we are considering selling our Keystone condo in a year or so and would like to do some updating and remodeling before then. Is it a good idea to fix our place up and put ...
Posted by Allison Simson on February 15, 2010 in Archived
Real estate's 'fear factor' waning?
Economist sees hope in first-time buyers, pent-up demandQuestion: What do you see on the real estate horizon? Answer: I wish I could consult my real estate crystal ball, but alas, it’s in the shop getting some work done! There is so much ...
Posted by Allison Simson on February 9, 2010 in Archived
Tuesday Coffee Break ~ Getting a loan?
Happy Tuesday Morning to you!Getting a loan? It could be easier now for you to "shop around" to pick the most cost effective loan...or not, depending on your point of view! Recent guidelines from Washington have forced a change to the way that loan ...
Posted by Allison Simson on February 2, 2010 in Archived
Did you hear? STAR POWER Conference is back!
It's official ... STAR POWER is being re-launched under new leadership! As a STAR POWER Star it's incredibly exciting to be involved in the continuation of STAR POWER into a new era of industry leadership. Since you are a part of my database you ...
Posted by Allison Simson on February 1, 2010 in Archived