It’s probably more than you’d think!


The final walk-through of your new home is an exciting event! It means you have successfully maneuvered through negotiations, inspections, and financing approval, and are on the verge of signing your closing papers. Most buyers attend the final walk-through with thoughts of furniture placement and paint colors in their heads. But the walk-through is about more than just making sure your favorite chair will fit by the fireplace.

Be sure to do your due diligence to make sure there are no issues that should be resolved before you reach the closing table.   The purpose of the final walk-through is to ascertain that the home is being conveyed to…

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The dust has settled on 2021 and it’s another one for the history books! San Miguel County’s real estate sales exceeded 2020’s dollar volume of $1.1b with a new record of $1.4b. That’s exciting news, yet most likely a peak for now. Buyer demand is still very strong; however, current owners aren’t anxious to give up their Telluride retreats without good reason.

Mountain Village continued to lead the market as the number of sales in Town decreased by 25% due to limited offerings. Vacant land sales were bolstered greatly by the lack of inventory in home and condo segments, with sales volume increasing by as much as 99% in certain areas of the county. The upper-end of the market also saw more action in 2021, with 65…

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Though not predictable, you can always rely on the real estate market in Telluride to change. Here are some predictions for the housing market in 2022.

2022 will fall just short of record-breaking.

On a national level, Zillow’s forecast calls for 11% home value growth in 2022. That’s down from their projected 19.5% in 2021, a record year-end pace of home value appreciation, but would still rank among the strongest years Zillow has tracked. In Telluride, we’ve yet to experience any type of “price correction” that so many buyers are hoping for. However, although the pandemic is still leading Americans to relocate to remote areas like Telluride with their Internet-accessible jobs, we may…

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Calling all locals! Have you thought about finally firing your landlord, getting out of the ridiculous rental housing market and buying your first Telluride area home or condo in 2022?⁣ I specialize in helping first-time homebuyers like you secure their dream property in Telluride.

 

Before you start searching for homes online, it's important to take the first step to house shopping: Getting pre-approved for a mortgage.

Your pre-approval will tell you what you can afford and what your monthly payment will be, so it's important to determine this before you start searching for your new home.

Pre-approval is good for about 30-90 days, so once you're ready, take these first 3 steps to get it done.

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