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

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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27 Oct

The Best Denver Neighborhoods to Trick-or-Treat

By Jamie Froyd With 0 Comments

According to trick-or-treating experts, there is a proven method to evaluating the best neighborhoods in which to trick-or-treat, and they’re not always the most affluent neighborhoods. 

The formula includes considering population density, a walk score and relocation essentials to determine what neighborhoods will yield the most candy with the least amount of walking and minimal safety risks. 

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11 Oct

How to Create a Beautiful Outdoor Space

By Jamie Froyd With 0 Comments

It’s no surprise that today’s buyers want year ‘round living space.  While statistics vary, a well designed and functional outdoor space can add as much as 30% to the value of a home in some parts of the country.  

Smartmoneyreports that a landscaped patio raises the value of your home by 12.4%.  Hedges alone can raise the value 3.6%. So, clearly buyers find value in finished, landscaped outdoor areas.

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11 Aug

4 WAYS TO DEAL WITH DIFFICULT NEIGHBORS

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

Nothing can ruin a good deal or the peace and quiet of your new dream home like difficult neighbors. Luckily, for Colorado home buyers and sellers, real estate agents are armed with several tactics to handle the toughest neighborly challenges. We wanted to know, what are the best ways you’ve found to manage difficult neighbors?

 

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10 Aug

MAKE YOUR HOME STAND OUT WITH THESE 4 TRICKS

By MargaretY With 0 Comments

It can be challenging to make your home stand out in a neighborhood where all houses look the same. It’s important, though, especially if you’re planning to put your home on the market. Last week, our network of 19,000 real estate professional weighed in on this challenge. Here’s what they said. 

 

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