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How often do you inspect your thermostat?

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Your Checklist of Crucial Home To-Dos Cleaning the gutters and weeding the garden are tasks that come with regular, visible reminders. But how do you keep up with other necessary maintenance that might not be as noticeable? Here are some essential home maintenance tasks that are often overlooked. Appliances: If you want your fridge, dryer and other appliances to last you …

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May 2018 Real Estate Market Report

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How is the greater Denver Area market doing? As a whole, single-family homes, townhouses, and condos, the market has seen supply levels start to increase (new listings) from last year trend seasonally to 8.8%, but, overall inventory is WAY down 22.1%.  Demand has been steady with Pending and Sold listings up 2.3% and 12.1% respectively. These factors have contributed to …

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How to Safeguard This Big Investment

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How to Safeguard This Big Investment Purchasing a home is one of the largest financial commitments you’ll ever make, and it’s understandable to want to protect your investment throughout the purchase process. When you’re ready to make an offer on a home, adding a contingency to your contract can give you time to assess the property and feel confident that …

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How Will You Ring In National BBQ Month?

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How Will You Ring In National BBQ Month? It’s National Barbecue Month, the time to celebrate flame-grilled foods and the great outdoors. Whether you enjoy backyard burgers with family and friends or you’re a vegetarian with a penchant for travel, there are so many ways to celebrate this month that fit your unique culinary style and tastes. Here’s some grilling …

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North Metro Denver Real Estate News April 2018

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New month, new record broken in Denver housing market The average price of single-family home in the metro continues to creep up, as it hit $543,059 in April. The premier market, homes priced between $500,000 and $749,000, is considered the “new norm,” according to a spokesperson with DMAR. Median days on the market in this price segment now stands at …

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Buy a Home for 50% Off?

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Would you like to buy a home for 50% off the listing price? Believe it or not, you might be eligible to do just that. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has a program called “Good Neighbor Next Door,” designed to help put hardworking people in homes for a significant discount. From the HUD website: “Law enforcement officers, …

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Affordable Ways to Update Your Home

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Affordable Ways to Update Your Home Tired of your home looking off-trend and out of touch? Or investing in an older home and want to update it? You don’t need deep pockets to do either. In fact, upgrading your home can be quite affordable with the right projects. Here are five ways to make a big impact without spending a …

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North Metro Denver Real Estate News March 2018

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March sets record high for home prices – again The average and median single-family home prices in the metro both set record highs in March, reaching $522,277 and $440,875 respectively. March saw 6,335 new listings added to the housing market, which was almost a 37 percent increase from February. This was slightly offset by 5,674 listings being placed under contract. …