It's Hammer Time: 4 Common Remodeling Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

 Investing in your home by remodeling or renovating is an excellent way to increase its value. However, a significant renovation project can quickly turn into a disaster, especially for those who are inexperienced. Let's take a look at four of the more common home renovation mistakes that homeowners make and how you can avoid them.


Mistake #1: Skipping The Permit Process

 The first mistake you will want to avoid is undertaking any home renovation without the required permits. While some remodeling projects will not require a permit, others will. Regardless, it is more than worth taking the time to do your research to ensure you do not run afoul of the law. A…

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As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us are beginning to plan for those long-awaited vacations we missed out on over the past year. Some households are focusing their efforts on buying a vacation home rather than staying in a hotel, too. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reports:

Second homes (i.e., homes sold to buyers who are not going to occupy the home year-round, but use it as a vacation home, investment property, etc.) account for 15 percent of new single-family home sales.”

It’s not surprising that there’s an increase in demand for vacation homes. The majority of Americans are realizing they prefer to be around small groups, as shown in a recent survey from The Harris Poll:

“Social distancing taught…

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Don't let common misconceptions about today's competitive real estate market keep you from achieving your goals.  If you have questions about how to navigate the buying or selling process, give us a call or email for expert advice and insights.

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Homes that are listed on a Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday tend to sell for $1,700 more than homes listed on the weekend—in some markets that could be even thousands of dollars more. These middle-of-the-week listed homes also sell nearly two days faster, according to new research from the real estate brokerage Redfin, which tracked home sales data from July 2020 to February 2021 nationwide.

“Because the market is so competitive right now, most homes will receive plenty of attention regardless of when they’re listed,” says Daryl Fairweather, Redfin’s chief economist. “But sellers can still maximize their potential profit simply by listing in the middle of the week, which gives potential buyers a few days to see the home, talk to their agent, and set…

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Today, it's more important than ever to have an expert you trust to guide you as you sell your house. For Sale By Owner (FSBO) is the process of selling real estate without a broker or real estate agent representing you.  Here we will tell you a few reason why going with a Broker is in your best interest..

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The market is still favoring sellers so if you have been considering selling your home or vacant land give us a call!  These figures are from the Summit MLS system, the primary MLS for this part of Park County and shows only information on cabin/home sales in South Park. (Zip codes 80456,80432,80440,80420).

Jefferson Real Estate also utilizes the Front Range MLS system, RE Colorado.  This more than doubles the exposure for your listing.

If you would like to see the numbers for other parts of Park County or have questions on where these numbers come from, contact our office manager at

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