08 Dec

Try These Tricks to Make Your Home Warm and Cozy

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

When the temperatures drop, snowflakes start flying, and daylight hours shorten, more of us spend indoor time in front of a blazing fire and curled up on the couch with a good book, movie, or football game on tv.  

It’s easy to warm up your space without turning up the furnace

- The senses equate warmth with the smell of pine, freshly baked cookies or bread

- Pad your feet – place rugs on top of rugs or carpet

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07 Dec

November Home Sales Approach Record Levels

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Colorado Front Range Home Sales See Strongest November in 12 years

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO – December 7, 2016 – According to the latest data from REcolorado, the provider of REcolorado.com, the most popular, locally run home search site for Colorado home buyers, sellers and renters, monthly home sales reached near-record levels in November, while inventory levels remained low.        

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06 Dec

Easy and Chic Holiday DIY Ideas You'll LOVE

By Jamie Froyd With 0 Comments

Whether you have a loft, cabin, new construction home, Denver Square, bungalow, mid-century modern or rental, you can add chic touches of holiday decor that are one of a kind.

Do-It-Yourself projects are a good excuse to invite friends and family over, too. Pinterest has literally thousands of ideas for inspiration – and remember, during this busy season, you don’t want to tackle complex projects that are so time consuming you feel rushed or stressed!  

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01 Dec

Colorado Décor For Winter, Not Just the Holidays

By Jamie Froyd With 0 Comments

When decorating your Colorado home, there’s a great reason designers tell you to keep your large pieces classic and neutral.  It makes it easier to swap out accessories and colors – cool colors or vibrant hot colors for summer;  and warmer, cozier tones for those long, white winter season.  Think golds, pumpkins, coppers, warm oranges, rich royals, purples, and even chocolates.  

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01 Dec

Tips for Battling the Destructive Emerald Ash Borer

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

There are 1.45 million ash trees in the Denver metro area, with 330,000 of them in the City and County of Denver. That means about 1 in every 6 trees in the Mile High City is an ash tree. In other words, there’s a 1 in 6 chance the tire swing you loved as a kid is hanging from an ash and a 1 in 6 chance an ash is shading your house and saving you money on utilities.

That’s where you come in.

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01 Dec

2016 Front Range Residential Property Update

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2016 Front Range Residential Property Update

By Sandy Hopper

Our current market sounds like a broken record: extremely low inventory levels (about the same as last year at this time-currently just 10,206 active listings in the entire MLS), fantastic appreciation of 13.72% year over year (Sept 2015 -Sept 2016), and crazy-low median days on market of 10. (10 days on the market is actually up from 9 DOM a year ago…)

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30 Nov

How to Prep Your Home for Holiday Guests

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

The holidays can be stressful, but if you’re guests are comfortable, happy and self-sufficient, you’ll have a lot more time to relax. Here’s a checklist you can use:  

- Safety check your home – you might know your house with the lights out, but guests don’t.  Make sure exterior and interior night lights work.  

- If you’re worried about clutter, and out of time, remove anything unnecessary or valuable, bag it up and store it in out-of-the-way closets, storage bins in the basement, etc.  Sort it out after your guests depart.  

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23 Nov

High Stakes Fight Begins Against Destructive Emerald Ash Borer

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

1 in 6 trees in Denver are ash trees. And if we do nothing, it’s just a matter of time before they’ll ALL be devoured by the emerald ash borer (EAB). But who wants to be a Debbie Downer when you can Be A Smart Ash? Be A Smart Ash is a public education campaign brought to you by your friendly City Forester, an office within Denver Parks & Recreation. The Be A Smart Ash campaign aims to school up residents in the City and County of Denver on the EAB’s attempt to run amok. The goal?

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