Buying a home is an exciting and complex adventure. It can also be a very time-consuming and costly one if you’re not familiar with all aspects of the process, and don’t have all the best information and resources at hand.

One of my specialties is representing the best interests of Colorado Springs area buyers throughout the home buying process. My comprehensive, high-quality services can save you time and money, as well as make the experience more enjoyable and less stressful.

If you’re like most people, buying a home is the biggest investment you will ever make. So whether you’re buying a starter home, your dream home or an investment property, why not take advantage of my experience as a local market expert for Colorado Springs to make the most informed decisions you can, every step of the way?

The following articles provide useful information and are a great place to start if you’re considering buying a home.

Are We About to See a New Wave of Foreclosures?
With all of the havoc being caused by COVID-19, many are concerned we may see a new wave of foreclosures.
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A Recession Does Not Equal a Housing Crisis
Some Highlights The COVID-19 pandemic is causing an economic slowdown. The good news is, home values actually increased in 3
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Three Reasons Why This Is Not a Housing Crisis
In times of uncertainty, one of the best things we can do to ease our fears is to educate ourselves
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Two Big Myths in the Homebuying Process
The 2020 Millennial Home Buyer Report shows how this generation is not really any different from previous ones when it comes to
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5 Simple Graphs Proving This Is NOT Like the Last Time
With all of the volatility in the stock market and uncertainty about the Coronavirus (COVID-19), some are concerned we may
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Buying a Home: Do You Know the Lingo?
Highlights: Buying a home can be intimidating if you’re not familiar with the terms used throughout the process. To point
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Yes, You Can Still Afford a Home
The residential real estate market has come roaring out of the gates in 2020. Compared to this time last year,
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Confidence Is the Key to Success for Young Homebuyers
Buying your first home can seem overwhelming. Thankfully, there’s a lot of great information out there to help you feel
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Equity Gain Growing in Nearly Every State
Rising home prices have been in the news a lot lately, and much of the focus is on whether they’re
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New Homes Coming to the Housing Market This Year
The number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will
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Impact of the Coronavirus on the U.S. Housing Market
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused massive global uncertainty, including a U.S. stock market correction no one could have seen coming. While much
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Real Estate Is Soaring, But Not Like 2008
Unlike last year, the residential real estate market kicked off 2020 with a bang! In their latest Monthly Mortgage Monitor, Black Knight proclaimed:
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How Interest Rates Can Impact Your Monthly Housing Payments
Spring is right around the corner, so flowers are starting to bloom, and many potential homebuyers are getting ready to
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How Your Tax Refund Can Move You Toward Homeownership This Year
If you’re looking to buy a home in 2020, have you thought about putting your tax refund toward a down
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10 Steps to Buying a Home
Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home and you’re not sure where to start, you’re not alone. Here’s
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How Much “Housing Wealth” Can You Build in a Decade?
Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released a special study titled Single-Family Home Price Gains by Years of Tenure. The
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Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time.
The housing market has started off much stronger this year than it did last year. Lower mortgage interest rates have been a
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Opportunity in the Luxury Market This Year
Homes priced in the top 25% of a price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium
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Interest Rates Over Time
Some Highlights: With interest rates hovering at near historic lows, now is a great time to look back at where
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The #1 Misconception in the Homebuying Process
After over a year of moderating home prices, it appears home value appreciation is about to reaccelerate. Skylar Olsen, Director of
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How Trusted Professionals Make Homebuying Easier to Understand
In the spring, many excited buyers get ready to enter the housing market. Others continue dreaming about the homes they’d
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The Overlooked Financial Advantages of Homeownership
There are many clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, building net worth, growing appreciation, and more. If
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How the Housing Market Benefits with Uncertainty in the World
It’s hard to listen to today’s news without hearing about the uncertainty surrounding global markets, the spread of the coronavirus,
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Homeownership Rate on the Rise to a 6-Year High
Regardless of the lack of inventory on the market, the U.S. homeownership rate has climbed to a 6-year high. The United
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Great News for Renters Who Want to Buy a Home
Rents in the United States have been skyrocketing since 2012. This has caused many renters to face a tremendous burden
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The #1 Reason It Is Difficult to Find Your Dream Home
The headlines in real estate today all revolve around one major point: there is a shortage of homes available for sale.
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2020 Luxury Market Forecast
By the end of last year, many homeowners found themselves with more equity than they realized, and at the same
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Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts
We’re currently in the longest economic recovery in U.S. history. That has caused some to ask experts to project when
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How Buyers Can Win By Downsizing in 2020
Home values have been increasing for 93 consecutive months, according to the National Association of Realtors. If you’re a homeowner, particularly one
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3 Benefits to Buying Your Dream Home This Year
Outside of a strong economy, low unemployment, and higher wages, there are three more great reasons why you may want
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Three Reasons Why Pre-Approval Is the First Step in the 2020 Homebuying Journey
When the number of buyers in the housing market outnumbers the number of homes for sale, it’s called a “seller’s market.” The advantage
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First-Time Buyers Are Searching for Existing Homes This Year
In the latest Housing Trends Report, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) measured the share of adults planning to buy a home
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Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality in 2020
In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. led and inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech.
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Housing Inventory Vanishing: What Is the Impact on You?
The real estate market is expected to do very well this year as mortgage rates remain at historic lows. One
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The New Spring Real Estate Market is Here. Are You Ready?
The New Spring Real Estate Market is Here. Are You Ready?
Which month do you think most people who are considering buying a home actually start their search? If you’re like
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Expert Insights on the 2020 Housing Market
When closing out another year, it’s normal to wonder what’s ahead for the housing market. Though there will be future inventory
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What to Expect from Your Home Inspection
You made an offer and it was accepted. Your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing.
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Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved!
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale.
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4 Tips for Making a Competitive Offer
So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call ‘home,’ and you’ve finally found it! The price is right, and in
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The Difference Having a Professional on Your Side Makes
In today’s fast-paced world, where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring
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