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Marketing Your Home

Marketing Your Home
Posted by Jason Millward on March 24, 2017 in  Marketing Your Home
The 4 P’s of Marketing Your Home A good marketing plan can bring higher prices and could mean the difference between a sold house or an expired listing.  That’s why I’ve created the 4 P’s of marketing your home: Preparation: 1.       Your Realtor will look over your house and offer recommendations and advice on what to repair and where to invest to ensure your maximum return when selling 2.       Some general ... read more
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Mountain Biking Trails in Montrose

Mountain Biking Trails in Montrose
Posted by Jason Millward on March 17, 2017 in  Mountain Biking Trails
Mountain Biking Around Montrose Colorado If you’ve been riding for any period of time, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the world-renowned mountain biking trails that surround the area of Montrose Colorado.  Within a couple hour drive you can get to these places like Crested Butte, Fruita, and Moab and ride some of the best trails in the country!  To be able to drive to these areas and get some good rides in all within a day is a huge benefit to living on the Western Slop... read more
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Spring Lawn Care in Colorado

Spring Lawn Care in Colorado
Posted by Jason Millward on March 12, 2017 in  Spring Lawn Care
Spring Lawn Care in ColoradoAs winter ends and spring approaches, due to the hot dry climate of Colorado, I’ve found myself researching lawn care.  This is what I’ve found: There are a few important steps that can be done to obtain a beautiful, green lawn.  Spring aeration is the easiest and single most important element to maintaining a healthy lawn.  Lawn aeration will help to promote proper water movement into the soil and add more oxygen flow.  You’ll want the so... read more
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Determining Home Valuation

Determining Home Valuation
Posted by Jason Millward on March 04, 2017 in  Determining Home Valuation
Determining Home Valuation- How to Figure out Listing and Offer Price- How to Correctly Perform a Comparable Market Analysis (CMA) Before you put your home up for sale or before you buy a home, you’ll want to do a Comparable Market Analysis or CMA to find the value and/or listing price.  A CMA is a report that figures your home’s value by comparing similar homes in similar areas that have recently sold.  Most real estate agents offer free CMA’s as a way of gaining leads an... read more
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Valuation by Income Approach

Valuation by Income Approach
Posted by Jason Millward on March 04, 2017 in  Determining Home Valuation
Valuation by Income Approach The Income Approach is used to value investment properties or properties that produce income to the owner.  There are two different methods to find a property value within the Income Approach: The first way is to use the Capitalization Rate (Cap Rate) Cap Rate = Net Operating Income/Market Value 1.       Find similar income generating properties that have recently sold in the area 2.       Research these pro... read more
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