SearchLight: One-of-a-Kind Market Update Service

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Whether you’re looking to buy, sell or simply stay current with what’s going on in the market, PorchLight’s SearchLight™ is the most powerful market update service available. We download listings directly from MLS (Multiple Listing Service) hourly and make them available for you to view online. We customize home searches for you based on your criteria and send you email alerts as often as you choose.

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Looking to Buy? Experience the PorchLight Difference

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Not all real estate companies and agents are created equal. At PorchLight Real Estate Group, our goal is to exceed the expectations of every client. From our extensive market knowledge to our industry-leading technology, our real estate agents have all the right tools to ensure every PorchLight buyer has the information they need to make informed, smart housing decisions.

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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Applying for a Mortgage

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Buying a home is a complicated process, and many people find the number of factors involved in the process to be overwhelming. Because your mortgage terms will be based on your financial situation at the time you apply, what you do while applying for a mortgage can have a real effect on the mortgage and rate you will actually get. Taking a few precautions while you prepare for your mortgage application—and avoiding several mistakes—may help you get better terms on your loan. The PorchLight Real Estate Group of Denver, Colorado, offers these guidelines.

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How to Buy a New Home Before Selling Your Current One

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Timing is one of the tricky parts of buying a home. Having the money to buy a new home can depend on when you sell your current house. Buying and selling out of sync can make for complicated situations and even cause deals to fall through. The process of buying a new home and selling your current one is difficult enough without having to worry that you won’t be able to afford your perfect house because you don’t yet have a buyer for your existing home. The PorchLight Real Estate Group of Denver, Colorado, suggests some strategies you can use to buy before you sell.

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Open Houses in the Denver Market: The PorchLight Way

Porchlight_03 Open Houses Buyers like to see products in person before considering a purchase, and it is no different—in fact, it’s more important—with homes. PorchLight coordinates open houses for all its listings (based on seller approval/request) with an inclusive marketing strategy to lure the highest number of potential buyers. PorchLight’s listings go into a pool each week for which our agents can sign up. We work together to hold open the maximum number of listings each week. Our open houses are listed weekly on CraigsList.com, Realtor.com and REColorado.com, as well as our social media platforms. But even without the internet, you can still easily spot our listings from the 10 directional signs we place that lead buyers to each of our metro area open houses every weekend.

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Getting Your Home Ready to Sell: The PorchLight Way

Porchlight_01 Getting Home ReadyIt’s where you’ve cooked family meals, gathered with friends over drinks, and fallen into bed at the end of a tough day. It’s more than a house—it’s your home. And at PorchLight, we get that. That’s why, when it’s time to sell, we want to make that seemingly daunting process as easy as possible. We provide a host of complimentary concierge-level, first-class services that translate to a faster—and more profitable—sale.

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Buying vs. Renting Your Next Home

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For people who are in the market for a new home, keeping an eye on rising and falling mortgage rates can become something of an obsession. Right now, home mortgage rates are on the rise, which means anxiety levels for some prospective buyers are also rising. But increasing interest rates for mortgages are not automatically a cause for panic, and they don’t necessarily mean you should keep renting instead of looking for a house to buy. Using data from the national real-estate portal Trulia, the PorchLight Real Estate Group helps to break down the numbers for home buyers and lists some of the factors to consider when home mortgage interest rates are on the rise.

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