Karyn Fonseca's Blog Posts

Home Sales About To Surge in Colorado? We May See a Winter Like Never Before

Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.Like most industries, residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in October, November,

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Coloradoans' Should Not Be Upset About 3% Mortgage Rates

Two Graphs That Show Why You Shouldn’t Be Upset About 3% Mortgage RatesWith the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie Mac climbing above 3%, rising rates are one of the

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Colorado Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today's Market

Sellers Have Incredible Leverage in Today’s MarketWith mortgage rates climbing above 3% for the first time in months, serious buyers are more motivated than ever to find a home 

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Colorado Sellers - Does Your Home Have What Buyers Want?

Does Your House Have What Buyers Want?The rise in remote work is changing what many Americans want in their homes. Many companies are choosing to delay reopening or go remote full-time,

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Colorado Has More Homes Available Now

There Are More Homes Available Now than There Were This SpringThere’s a lot of talk lately about how challenging it can be to find a home to buy. While housing inventory is still low, there

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Understanding the Rise in Mortgage Rates Colorado

The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage RatesEvery Thursday, Freddie Mac releases the results of their Primary Mortgage Market Survey which reveals the most recent

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Coloradoans Don't Tackle Seller Your Home on Your Own

Don’t Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can HelpIf you’re looking to maximize your sale and minimize your effort, you need to work with a real estate professional. In

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Colorado - Remote Work Is Here To Stay

Remote Work Is Here To Stay. Can Your Home Deliver the Space You Need?A lot has changed over the past year. For many people, the rise in remote work influenced what they’re looking for in a

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Hey Colorado - 20% Down Payment Really Necessary

Is a 20% Down Payment Really Necessary To Purchase a Home?There’s a common misconception that, as a homebuyer, you need to come up with 20% of the total sale price for your down payment.

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Reasons why Colorado Home Owners Should Consider Selling This Fall

Reasons You Should Consider Selling This FallIf you're trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time to list than right now. The ultimate sellers' market we're

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Four Key Trends in the Real Estate Market Explained for Colorado

Today’s Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key TrendsAs we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books. The exact

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Rents in Colorado are on the Rise - Now is the Time To Buy

With Rents on the Rise – Is Now the Time To Buy?According to recent data from realtor.com, median rental prices have reached their highest point ever recorded in many areas

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Don’t Wait To Sell Your House in Colorado

Don’t Wait To Sell Your HouseWe’re in the ultimate sellers’ market right now. If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling, you have a huge advantage in today’s housing

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Hey Colorado - Save Time and Effort by Selling with an Agent

Save Time and Effort by Selling with an AgentSelling a house is a time-consuming process – especially if you decide to do it on your own, known as a For Sale By Owner (FSBO). From

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What Do Experts See on the Horizon for Colorado in the Second Half of the Year?

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?As we move into the latter half of the year, questions about what’s to come are top of mind for buyers and sellers. Near

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Colorado Homeowners Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This Year

Homeowner Wealth Increases Through Growing Equity This YearBuilding financial wealth and stability remains one of the top reasons Americans choose to own a home, and as a homeowner, your

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The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented Market We Have Here In Colorado

The Right Expert Will Guide You Through This Unprecedented MarketIn a normal market, it’s good to have an experienced guide coaching you through the process of buying or selling a home. That

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Why People in Colorado May Want To Cash in on a Second Home

Why You May Want To Cash in on Your Second HomeWhen stay-at-home mandates were enforced last year, many households realized their homes didn’t really fulfill their new lifestyle needs. An

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Where Do Experts Say the Housing Market Is Heading? Colorado, here are the Experts!!

Where Do Experts Say the Housing Market Is Heading?As we enter the middle of 2021, many are wondering if we’ll see big changes in the housing market during the second half of this year. Here

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About Me, Karyn Fonseca, Your Local Realtor® in the Town of Parker, Colorado

My name is Karyn Fonseca, Realtor® and I serve buyers and seller throughout Parker, CO and all surrounding areas.  I work with Exit Realty DTC in Englewood, CO.  I focus on residential

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Homeowners in Colorado Now Have A Better Way - Buy First Then Sell

KNOCK HOME SWAPSKIP THE STRESS AND UNCERTAINTY OF BUYING AND SELLING REAL ESTATE THE OLD WAYAs a Certified Agent of Knock Home Swap, I have access to a program that empowers you to buy a new home

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Three Reasons Why Colorado Homeowners Should Sell

3 Graphs Showing Why You Should Sell Your House NowThere’s no doubt that 2021 is the year of the seller when it comes to the housing market. If you’re a homeowner thinking of moving

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Solutions to the Concerns of Home Sellers in Colorado

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now and Solutions For Homeowners ConcernsThe housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for

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Hey Colorado-Here are Four Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your House

4 Tips to Maximize the Sale of Your HouseHomeowners ready to make a move are definitely in a great position to sell today. Housing inventory is incredibly low, driving up buyer competition. This

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Great Reason for Coloradans to Buy a Home

82,338 Great Reasons to Buy a Home TodayThe financial benefits of buying a home as compared to renting one are always up for debate. However, one element of the equation is often ignored – the

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Great News for Colorado - 4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure

Great News for Colorado - 4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to ForeclosureThere has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once the 2.3 million

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Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits for Colorado

Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits for ColoradoA Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers

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Colorado Homeownership Is Full of Financial Benefits

Colorado Homeownership Is Full of Financial BenefitsA Fannie Mae survey recently revealed some of the most highly-rated benefits of homeownership, which continue to be key drivers in

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Buyer Competition is Good New for Seller

Buyer Competition Is Good News for Sellers Some HighlightsWith so many buyers looking for homes to purchase and so few houses available today, there’s a substantial increase in bidding

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How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying Budget

How a Change in Mortgage Rate Impacts Your Homebuying BudgetMortgage rates are on the rise this year, but they’re still incredibly low compared to the historic average. However,

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How Upset Should You Be about 3% Mortgage Rates

How Upset Should You Be about 3% Mortgage Rates?Last Thursday, Freddie Mac announced that their 30-year fixed mortgage rate was over 3% (3.02%) for the first time since last July.

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What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage

What Credit Score Do You Need for a Mortgage?According to data from the most recent Origination Insight Report by Ellie Mae, the average FICO® score on closed loans

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Simple Graphs Proving this is Nothing Like Last Time

6 Simple Graphs Proving This Is Nothing Like Last TimeLast March, many involved in the residential housing industry feared the market would be crushed under the pressure of a once-in-a-lifetime

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Is it a Good Time to Sell My House?

Is It a Good Time to Sell My House?Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their houses due to the onset of the health crisis. This year, however, homeowners are beginning to regain

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What are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment?If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be wondering how much money you need to come up with for your down payment. Many

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More Homes to Buy This Year?

Are There Going to Be More Homes to Buy This Year?If you’re looking for a home to purchase right now and having trouble finding one, you’re not alone. At a time like this when there are

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Will Low Mortgage Rates Continue through 2021?

Will Low Mortgage Rates Continue through 2021?With mortgage interest rates hitting record lows so many times recently, some are wondering if we’ll see low rates continue throughout

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3 Ways You'll Win When You Buy a Home This Year

3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy a Home This YearThere are so many great reasons to purchase a home, and over the past year, we’ve realized more of them than we ever thought possible. If

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Six Foundational Benefits of Home Ownership Today

6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership TodayOver the past year, our homes have become an integral part of our lives more than ever. They’re much more than the houses we live in. They&rsquo

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Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low

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Turn to an Expert for the Best Advice, Not Perfect Advice

Turn to an Expert for the Best Advice, Not Perfect AdviceAs we approach the anniversary of the hardships we’ve faced through this pandemic and the subsequent recession, it’s normal to

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Things to Avoid After Applying For A Mortgage

Things to Avoid after Applying for a Mortgage Some HighlightsThere are a few key things to make sure you avoid after applying for a mortgage to help make sure you still qualify for your

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TOP 10 COLORADO TRAILS FOR BEGINNERS-HIKING, CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING, AND SNOW SHOEING

During this time of Covid 19 getting out into nature is one of the best methods to improve your mood and strengthen family togetherness. One of the greatest gifts of Colorado is our beautiful

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How to Make the Dream of Homeownership a Reality This Year

In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired a powerful movement with his famous “I Have a Dream” speech. Through his passion and determination, he sparked interest, ambition, and courage

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DO YOU KNOW ABOUT TAX ID THEFT?

As we approach the year end and all the festivities of this time many of us do not consider the start of the next year.  However, this is best time to consider the start of the next year. 

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