If you are thinking of buying a home in 2021, your first and most important step should be to meet with a mortgage lender and obtain a loan pre-approval. Why? Because a full mortgage pre-approval shows a seller that you are a serious buyer and able to close on the purchase. As you have probably […]
In short, no. For as long as I can remember, one of the most common “truths” agents are taught is that your first offer is usually your best offer. While that mantra proved right for much of my career, over the past few years this theory has been tested and proven wrong time and time again—especially as the velocity of the market has continued […]
When we meet with sellers, we work through a recommended market value and pricing strategy for their house. In response, they frequently ask the question: “Shouldn’t we start high and leave room to negotiate?” While historically leaving “wiggle room” has been customary, in today’s market that strategy has gone out the window. Today’s buyers are […]
In high school, kids can’t wait to leave home and go to college. But as soon as it is over, many come home—a phenomenon happening in record numbers these days. Living with your mom and dad certainly makes sense right out of college: young adults can save money as they start their first full-time job […]
Year 2020–one that we’ll never forget in so many ways–has been quite a roller coaster for the real estate market.
One of the most fundamental steps in the home buying process is the home inspection. This is the time when the buyers have a professional home inspector thoroughly check the property from top to bottom.
Credit scores have become one of the most important numbers in the lives of Americans, yet many people don’t
know enough about this number and how it affects their ability to get a mortgage, an acceptable interest rate on
a credit card, and even a job.
Let’s face it: moving is stressful. In a normal world, the process is daunting but a task The Steller Group has successfully helped more than 1,500 clients navigate. Take Sid and Deb, for example.
Despite the economic shutdown resulting from the COVID-19 stay-at-home order, The Steller Group is still hard at work! Nearly all of our pre-COVID-19 transactions are continuing through to completion. We continue to have homes going under contract, but at a much slower rate than what we experienced pre-COVID-19. Many of our clients who were scheduled […]
The Steller Group is still hard at work! Read below for more details on how we are continuing to serve our clients, work through our current transactions, and sell homes during this everchanging, uncertain, and anxious time. How is COVID-19 impacting real estate in Metro Denver? While homes are still selling, in many cases the […]