Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ’sFrequently Asked Questions – FAQ’s 1.) Why Do I Have To Be Pre-Approved for a Loan?
a. In today’s market, it’s helpful to know your price range to save time, for flexibility and it makes purchasing a property easier by showing the seller/buyer you are serious and can afford the purchase.2.) What Is My Property Worth Now?
a. It depends on the current market. A licensed real estate agent can give you a more accurate answer by doing a market analysis based on the market at the time.3.) What Is The Market Like?
a. The real estate market depends on many factors and can change from day to day, and week to week. Contacting a real estate agent can help give you a more accurate answer based on the current events at that time.4.) What Is A Normal Time Frame from Contract to Closing?
a. This is a tricky one. It really depends on several different factors including:
i. Lenders: Normal lenders take 30-45 days
ii. Payment: The type of loan you’re using can take anywhere from 6 weeks to 23 weeks. If you have cash you can typically close much faster.
iii. Appraisals: Lenders require appraisals. There are many factors that can affect an appraisal5.) How do I get in contact with a lender?
a. We have some preferred vendors on our website under “Resources” OR you can always visit your local bank and talk with a professional there.6.) What is Title Insurance?
a. A title policy shows a property’s chain of ownership and verifies the seller’s interest in the property. It also shows any exceptions to that ownership such as easements or leases and is intended to protect the owner’s interest in property against title defects and liens.7.) As a seller, what are my costs at closing?
a. Closing costs differ depending on the type of property and the title company. But here’s a general idea of what you can expect:
i. http://www.ltgc.com/files/rates/cards/larimerweld_oldrepublic_combined_flyer.pdf8.) Where do you advertise my property?
a. On our website, Facebook, Twitter, Homes & Land, *FencePost, etc. Through this type of media your property can be displayed on up to 30 additional sites. (*Farms/Land/Ranch Properties)Do you have questions about the buying or selling process, real estate in Northern Colorado, or a general question? Let us help! Contact us here and let us know what’s on your mind.