The Storck Team Receives Our 88th and 89th 5-Star Review!

The Storck Team strives for excellence within our client services to be the very best in the Denver Metro Real Estate Market!  We take great pride in helping each one of our clients’ realize their dream of home-ownership, whether it be their first home, job transfer, or upgrading.

We were honored to serve a very dear client recently in the sale of their beloved Littleton home, here’s what they had to say about their experience with The Storck Team:

We were referred to The Storck Team by our business partner. The Storck Team made the process of selling our house easy and headache free. They were super nice, friendly and professional. They are always quickly responsive to any communication. It was truly a pleasure doing business with them. We will definitely recommend and refer anyone looking towards buying or selling a home to The Storck Team.

We also had the immense pleasure in helping the Carrillo Family purchase their very first home, here’s what they had to say of their experience with The Storck Team:

My wife and I were looking for a house for our family for a little over 11 months. It was a long journey, but well worth the wait! Aaron, Tatyana, Meagan and their team were patient, responsive, as well as very knowledgeable with the whole process. We felt very comfortable and confident in their ability to find us our dream home. As first time home buyers in this crazy market, we knew this was not going to be easy. As they say though, it is not about the destination, but about the journey that makes it all worth it! We are now in an amazing house in the area we want! Thank you to your team for helping us find our dream house!

Tatyana Sturm and The Storck Team have over 10 years experience in AuroraCentennial, and Parker real estate and have helped buyers in many different walks of life with finding their new home from the first time home buyer to seasoned investors all across Colorado.  We have a true passion around finding you the best home for your lifestyle.  Please call or text The Storck Team at (720) 350-5909 or email us at to start your home buying process with a knowledgeable and trustworthy real estate professional.


Happy Storck Team Home Buyer!

Quiet Pond PicThe Storck Team was honored to serve a wonderful family recently purchase their first home.  We feel so blessed to be able to do what we love and get to help in making our client’s dreams of home ownership become a reality.  Helping home buyers, from seasoned investors to those purchasing their first family home, is a true passion of our’s at The Storck Team.  We are so happy for the Hanson family and wish you millions of beautiful memories in your new home!


Here is what our newest home buyers say regarding their experience with The Storck Team:


“Tatyana Sturm was our realtor during our first home buying process. She helped us find our perfect family home for our 4 children. She made it easy and we were extremely happy with her and her staff. Would recommend her to anyone trying to buy a home. She is confident and knows what she is doing. We were so happy we found her and her staff.”  – Stephanie Hanson


Tatyana Sturm-StorckTatyana Sturm and The Storck Team have 10 years experience in Denver Metro real estate and have helped buyers in many different walks of life with finding their new home from the first time home buyer to seasoned investors all across Colorado.  We have a true passion around finding you the best home for your lifestyle.  Please call or text The Storck Team at (720) 350-5909 or email us at to start your home buying process with a knowledgeable and trustworthy real estate professional.



Another Happy Storck Team Buyer Raves First Class Service!

I don’t normally give a review on a person or business unless the service is exceptional . If you or anyone you know is looking for a realtor look no further you have found the best in town LITERALLY!!!!! Since day one the Storck team took a personal interest in my family and wouldn’t take no for an answer or say something couldn’t be done. They will work tirelessly to make sure that you are happy and if for any reason they’re incapacitated they will make sure that there is always someone there for you to make sure all of your needs are met at a moments notice. When we first met Tatyana and Meghan we knew from that moment on that we had nothing to worry about. They take a proactive approach to this business and make sure that you find exactly what you are looking for and once you do they will do everything within their power to make sure that you get it. In short the Stork team delivers!

Tatyana Sturm and The Storck Team have specialized in relocation real estate for the last 10 years in Southeast AuroraCentennial, and Parker.  We live, work, and raise our families here and our community is our true passion.  Whether you are buying your first home, upgrading to make more room, or downsizing now that the kids have grown up The Storck Team would love to give you a tour of Aurora’s top homes for sale in your price range.  Call or text (720) 350-5909 to schedule your private showing.

Buyers can save on their closing costs with the 5 simple steps!

When you are purchasing a property, there are costs that must be covered before you can become the owner. These are known as closing costs and include things like application, loan origination, appraisal, home inspection, credit report, attorney, appraisal and survey fees. As the buyer it is usually your responsibility to cover these fees and costs.

The typical closing costs are 2% to 5% of the price of the home. That can be a large difference. On a $350,000 home that is the difference between $7,000 and $17,500. To find out what your closing costs will be you can use an online calculator. But these payments are often a key point of negotiation and the fees will vary by lender, so there are plenty of things you can do to save money on closing costs. Here are some tips.

1. Shop around

Mortgage rates are not the only costs you need to search around for when buying a home. It’s a good idea to get quotes from several third-party services for things like home inspections, surveys, attorneys and title insurance. Mortgage lenders will include a fee for these services on the good faith estimate, but you can ask for the opportunity to find cheaper options. This can be a great way to save money.

MORTGAGE LENDERS: How to find the right one for you

CREDIT REPORT: Better check it before buying a home

MORTGAGE LOANS: How the approval process works

2. Know your locale

Location is very important in terms of the closing costs associated with your loan. As mentioned above, the amount you will be expected to pay varies greatly. While some may pay around 2% to 3% of a home’s price, some high-tax areas of the country carry closing costs around 5% or 6%. Different states have very different closing costs — some even carrying a flat fee for title insurance. This is why it can be helpful to ask around in your community or try an online tool to estimate closing costs instead of just assuming a number.

3. Negotiate with the seller

Take notice of cost estimates and work toward the best deal you can manage. The payment of any and all closing costs should be an important negotiation point between buyer and seller from the start. Depending on market conditions and the seller’s motivation or timetable, you may be able to arrange that the seller pays some or all of these fees.

4. Time the closing well

If you close toward the end of the month, you can avoid prepaid interest charges. Your lender assesses charges to cover the time between the settlement date and the end of the month to compensate the lender before you will be paying the “full” interest and principal payment the following month. Whether substantial or nominal, this cost can be significantly reduced by planning ahead and scheduling your closing toward the end of the month.

5. Perform a final check

It’s important to review closing cost forms carefully. If the fees have changed from the good faith estimate to the official documents that arrive three business days before your closing, ask your lender for an explanation. If you notice new or significantly higher closing costs, it’s a good idea to investigate and consult with a real estate attorney about your options.

Don’t get intimidated if this is a new process — with enough information and negotiation skills on your side, it can be possible to cut back on closing costs. Even taking into account these money-saving tactics, it’s important to include closing costs into your calculation of how much house you can afford.

Tatyana Sturm and The Storck Team have helped many buyers in Southeast Aurora,Centennial, and Parker with the purchase of their condo.  Whether you are a first time home buyer, down-sizing, or prefer the community style of living that a condo has to offer The Storck Team would love to show you the hottest listings in our market.  The Storck Team lives, works, and plays here and our community is our true passion.  Call or text (720) 350-5909.

Checklist for Home Buying: Evaluating the Interior of a Home

Shopping is shopping, whether it’s for groceries, a new computer, a car or a house. Making a list of what you want and need – and the item’s ideal features and benefits – helps make the process easier.

When looking at houses, with a checklist for home buying in hand, you avoid being distracted by the new surroundings and any staging the seller has done, and you can concentrate your attention where it should be: on the features you are looking for in your new home.

What to Include on Your Home Buying Checklist:

To avoid forgetting anything important when you view a home, make a checklist of the items you want to pay close attention to. Some elements of this list will be subjective and based on your specific wants and needs. Here are some ideas to get you started on your list:

  • Which appliances are included in the sale? How old are they, and how well do they work? Don’t be afraid to take a look at the inside of any stove or refrigerator included in the sale of the house to determine its condition.
  • Is there enough storage in the bathroom? Are there enough bathrooms for your family?
  • Are the closets large enough and designed for your needs?
  • How old is the house’s electric wiring? Are there enough outlets?
  • What type of floor runs through the house? Will it need to be replaced? Does the home flooring need any special care or maintenance?
  • Will the kitchen be easy to work in? Is there sufficient storage?
  • How old is the water heater, furnace and air conditioning system?
  • Are the windows energy efficient? Is the glass warped or crazed? Are there holes in the screens?
  • Will you need to replace or update the lighting in the any of the rooms? Many buyers don’t take the time to test a home’s lighting. Check the lights in the bathrooms and kitchen to ensure they meet your needs.
  • If you work from home, make sure there is adequate space for you to work efficiently and comfortably. Check to make sure there are enough power outlets in the room that you’ll be using as an office. If you work online, find out about Internet service in the area.
  • Double-check all of the homeowner’s improvements. Ask if they were done professionally and ask to see receipts. Call the improvements to the attention of the home inspector so that he can check them as a professional.

This check list is not a replacement for your Realtor or a trustworthy inspector, but it’s an organized way to rate each home.  In today’s seller‘s market, The Storck Team encourages our buyers to be hands on.  With a checklist similar to this one not only can you prioritize things most important to your lifestyle, but it helps you keep track of the homes on the top of your list from the bottom of it.

Viewing a home with an eye toward living in it takes a bit of imagination. Try to visualize the home with your furniture and decorative items. Use a measuring tape if you need to ensure spaces are the right size. Most of all don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions.

Aaron: 720-273-7419
Exit Realty


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