The “silent killer” resentment

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Selling a buying a home comes with a lot of emotional ups and downs. One that makes a frequent but unwelcome appearance is resentment. Sometimes called the “silent killer,” resentment is largely the result of unaired grievances or poor communication. What may be in actuality a very small (and often misperceived offense) can be the seed from which a series …


Swap Out Your Lawn for an Ecologically Friendly Alternative

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Ever find yourself overwhelmed by maintaining your lawn? Have you worried about the amount of water it takes to keep things green and growing? What if there was a way to transform your lawn to both make it both ecologically-friendly and strikingly different from every house on the block? Xeriscaping (or xerogardening) is the practice of landscaping and gardening in …


Running a successful garage sale

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As we work to prepare your home for sale and a smooth move to your new place, I thought I’d share some tips for planning and running a successful garage sale. There are some small things you can do to make the experience less stressful while putting a few dollars back in your budget. Here are some things I’ve learned …


Buying a House with Less-than-Perfect Credit

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Do you believe your negative credit history disqualifies you from buying a home? That might not be the case. And even if you’re not in the position to buy today, there are some simple, effective actions you can take to boost your future prospects. If you’re like most people, buying a home means securing a mortgage. To secure that mortgage, …


For Sale By Owner

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As we search together for your next home, you may see properties listed as “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO). This means that the owner has decided to sell the home themselves without the help of a real estate agent. You should understand that it’s perfectly fine to consider these homes, but there are some things you’ll want to keep in …


4 High-Return Updates for the North Metro Denver Home

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Do you have a list of changes you’d like to make to your home this year? Completing cosmetic updates is easiest when the weather’s in your favor. In honor of May’s National Home Improvement Month, here are four upgrades ranging from curb appeal projects to large-scale expansions that often yield high returns. Replacing doors and windows: Homeowners are often encouraged …