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Buying Right
January 8, 2018

How we help you find the perfect property

How can we help you find the perfect property for your needs? As your Buyer Agent, we stand ready to assist you in your real estate needs – start to finish.  From the moment you contact us, we do an in-depth interview to gain a true understanding of your needs. We do not push you at properties, or show you…
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Durango Historic Homes
Buying RightSelling Success
January 21, 2015

Determining Whether a Home is Historic

A person can purchase an old home, but age alone doesn’t necessarily make a home “historic.” The National Register of Historical Places, created by an act of Congress in 1966, provides the recognized standard for historic designation. The three main criteria for being listed with the National Register are as follows: The house must be at least 50 years old. It…
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Buying RightSelling Success
July 13, 2014

A Foundation for Negotiations in Real Estate

Negotiations in real estate can often times encompass a truly complex mixture of emotions, personalities, temperaments, psychologies, intentions and goals. Some negotiations can be quite simple; with all parties’ expectations being in balance, other times they can prove to be challenging, bottlenecked and even downright nasty. The skill, or perceived art, of positive negotiations requires a commitment to see the…
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Buying Right
January 22, 2014

Rim Drive House – Durango Real Estate

This is an entertaining video on an amazing property on the fringe of downtown Durango. 4,000 sq. ft. of contemporary luxury with elevated views of the Animas Valley, town and the snowcapped La Plata Mountains.
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Buying Right
January 22, 2014

Own a Durango vacation rental property

There are many advantages to buying a vacation rental property in the Durango area. There are some things to look out for as well. This video is a introductory look at why people buy these types of properties.
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Buying Right
July 17, 2012

Negotiating Your Best Deal

Negotiations in real estate can often times encompass a complex mixture of emotions, personalities, temperaments, psychologies, intentions and goals. Some negotiations can be quite simple; with each parties expectations being in balance. Other times they can prove to be quite challenging, become bottlenecked and can even turn downright nasty.
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Buying Right
March 14, 2012

Elizabeth Webb Earns ABR Designation

"Elizabeth Webb, Broker Associate with Elevation Real Estate Company has recently completed the Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR) designation. The designation focuses the Realtor on representing the Buyer’s needs in a real estate transaction. It is earned by completing 32 hours of class room education, passing the exams, along with completion of 5 Buyer represented transactions.
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Buying Right
February 28, 2012

10 Reasons To Hire An Agent Sooner Rather Than Later

With so much information readily available online, clients sometimes ask me, "Why should we hire a real estate agent?" They wonder, and rightfully so, if they couldn't buy or sell a home through the Internet or through regular marketing and advertising channels without representation, without a a real estate agent. Some do OK, many don't. So if you've wondered the…
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Buying Right
February 2, 2012

Buying Homeowner’s Insurance

In order to guard yourself from risk and certain liability, it is essential to invest in a homeowner’s insurance policy that will give you appropriate protection. Although such policies are not a requirement by law, any mortgage company will require this as a stipulation to receiving your next home loan.
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