It’s estimated that almost 7.2 million Americans will get a refunds this year averaging $3,000. What's the best way to put that refund to work? If you're a homeowner, here are some ideas that yield very high returns.
- A new steel front doors (costs around $250) but is worth $1500 when you sell
- Newly coated hardwood floors (cost around $1800) but are worth $5000 when you sell
- New insulation costs (costs aroun $700) but will return about $2000
to 2017 Denver Metro Home Buying and Selling Season
Greenwood Village, CO – April 13, 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, the inventory of available homes for sale in the Denver Metro Area increased by 12 percent as compared to last month, while home sales saw a 42 percent month-over-month increase, signaling the 2017 home buying and selling season is in full swing.
There’s something about Springtime that inspires us to declutter, freshen up our environments, and get organized! Decluttering can help eliminate stress, distractions and chaos, and make you more productive, successful and happier.
We have some favorite suggestions for getting organized, and here are just a few:
- Studiesshow that making your bed every morning is motivating. Make your bed as soon as you get up.
This time of year, your Colorado yard needs some love.
This time of year, Colorado’s unpredictable Spring climate can play havoc with your trees, shrubs, and lawn. We’ve had record high temps in March, followed by a dry streak. Some plants are confused, and blooming already, which endangers them if there’s a long freeze or heavy, wet snow that often breaks branches. Here are some ideas to prepare:
This great article by seasoned REALTOR®, Jim Smith, outlines some great home buying benefits often overlooked by first-time home buyers and veterans. If you’re a first-time homebuyer or a qualified veteran this is a must-read. Don’t leave any money on the table.
Washington Park is a popular central “small town” Denver neighborhood and 166-acre public urban park. The park is beloved for its historic buildings, lakes, ten tennis courts, lawns, large flower gardens, recreation center, bike and walking trails. It’s a recreational mecca for Denverites. Joggers, cyclists, dog walkers and parents with strollers congregate here year ‘round. In spring and summer, volleyball nets are set up and open to the public. Competitive tennis ladders include singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Wintertime brings cross country skiis and snowshoes out.
It’s that time of year. The air feels cleaner and warmer, and you’re starting to uncover the grill, sweep off the patio, and prep your yard for outdoor living. It's also the time of year for spring cleaning. In Colorado, spring cleaning might mean rearranging your garage so it’s easier to grab your kayak or mountain bike and put the skiis on a higher shelf.
Greenwood Village, CO – March 8, 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, the inventory of available homes for sale in the Denver Metro Area is at all-time lows, despite an influx of new listings that came on the market in February.
The tony neighborhood known as “Cherry Creek” in Denver is a mixture of historic homes, new built luxury multi-family properties and rentals, and high end retail shops, bars and restaurants, galleries and artisans, coffee shops, jewelers, salons and spas, and urban living. Just five minutes from downtown, it’s bordered by East Sixth Avenue on the north; University Boulevard on the west; Colorado Boulevard to it’s east, and Cherry Creek Drive as it’s southern point.