19 Jan

8 Denver Neighborhoods with Prime Light Rail Access

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Living and working in a Denver neighborhood with Light Rail access is fantastic. It ultimately means a higher quality of life in a rapidly growing city – think commute times to and from work, points of interest, and special events. But, which Denver neighborhoods and suburbs offer the best trans-rail options? We’ve made a list of the most popular residential spots with direct Light Rail access.

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17 Jan

REcolorado a Real Estate 'Trendsetter' in 2017

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At REcolorado, we strive to be an industry leader in everything we do. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that REcolorado President and CEO, Kirby Slunaker was recently recognized as a ‘Trendsetter’ in Stephan Swanepoel’s 2017 Power 200. Each year, Swanepoel seeks to acknowledge innovators, dealmakers, and movers-and-shakers who made a noteworthy impact in residential real estate. 

But what, specifically, made REcolorado and Kirby Slunaker so noteworthy in 2016? A “bold expansion strategy.” 

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11 Jan

Is Counter Offering Worth It?

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The counter offer. In real estate, it’s used to accept some – or most – of the other party’s terms, while modifying others. It’s a common practice, but is it risky? We asked our network of over 19,000 real estate professionals if they advise their clients to counter offer. And, If so, under what conditions? Here’s what they said. 

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09 Jan

2016 Front Range Housing Sales Highest on Record

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GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO – January 9, 2017 – 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, 2016 ended on a high note for the Denver Front Range housing market, with December sales pushing the annual number of homes sold to record levels. 

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06 Jan

How to Get Your Home Market-ready

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Are you planning to list your Colorado home this spring? If so, you'll know that there’s a lot to be done before doing so – especially if you want to make a great first impression and increase the likelihood of a speedy sales cycle. Many people have found success by taking on projects that will increase curb appeal and comfort inside the home, but which ones should take priority? This post will outline the dos and don’ts of making your home market-ready.

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03 Jan

Owning vs. Renting in Colorado: The Pros and Cons

By Jamie Froyd With 0 Comments

Denver, Colorado, is ranked as “the best place to live” in an NBC News report.   Whenever there’s a strong demand for housing, prices tend to rise, making the choice between renting or buying a real concern. Most young people begin their independent lives renting an apartment, and as their careers and income build and they start families, most choose to buy a home.  At the other end of the spectrum, aging Baby Boomers downsize. In 2015, 63.5% of the U.S.

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28 Dec

Ten Home Projects for the New Year

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It’s a good idea to plan your home improvement projects for the New Year well ahead of time, and even start interior projects during winter months so you’re able to enjoy the summer.  

Before starting any project, it’s wise to consider a few things, like how long you plan to be in your home, and what’s the best return on your investment.   You always want to make sure your home improvement projects not only increase the value of your home, but improve it’s safety and efficiency.

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13 Dec

Light Up Your Holidays With These Simple Tips

By Jamie Froyd With 0 Comments

There’s nothing more cheerful and holiday spirit lifting than holiday lights!   Neighborhoods have competitions; movies are made; newspapers publish the best light shows in town to drive by. 

Here are some tips and tricks for your holiday lighting projects:

1. Consider in advance accessibility to electrical outlets or where you’ll have to run exterior power cords safely.  

2. Consult the weather forecast, and pick a nice weekend in October or November so you aren’t on icy ladders or rooftops.

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