Tiny Homes in Durango Co

Tiny Home Durango Colorado

Over the past few years there has been a lot of buzz about tiny homes; there is even a TV show devoted to them. The main appeal is the lower cost and the desire by some to minimize possessions and their living space. Like anything else, there are positives and negatives associated with the decision to buy and live in a tiny home. Tiny homes are either on wheels or a foundation; this article only … Continue reading...

Earthship homes in Durango Colorado

earthship home durango co

Are They Right for You? An Earthship home is made from natural and unrecycled materials and is powered by solar. These homes are intended to be “off the grid” with little or no reliance on public utilities and fossil fuels. This type of home was developed by Michael Reynolds of Taos, New Mexico; the term “Earthship” is his registered trademark. According to Wikipedia, an Earthship home has to … Continue reading...

Learn About Bayfield Colorado

Bayfield is a community of approximately 2300 residents that sits at an elevation of about 6900 feet, in the beautiful Pine River Valley, with spectacular vistas in all directions. Bayfield is located in southwest Colorado in La Plata County. Bayfield prides itself on our small town atmosphere and long-standing sense of community.  Bayfield School District has long been recognized as one of … Continue reading...

BUYING A HOME WITH LIMITED FUNDS AND/OR MARGINAL CREDIT

In my 35 years as a mortgage originator and exclusive buyer’s representative, many prospective homebuyers have told me that they are delaying their purchase because of lack of money and/or their credit history. In some cases, delaying the purchase is necessary and prudent. However, in many cases the delay is unnecessary, resulting in a higher payment, a less desirable home, or being priced-out of … Continue reading...

BUYERS HAVE THREE OPTIONS TO COVER THEIR CLOSING COSTS

Buyers and Sellers customarily pay certain closing costs in a real estate transaction. The buyer’s costs can be paid by the buyer at closing, the buyer’s lender, and/or the lender. Buyers should discuss the various options for covering their closing costs early in the process with their lender and agent; so your preferred closing cost strategy is determined before you make an offer on a home. In … Continue reading...