Which Washer is Best for You?

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If you’re in the market for a new washing machine, you have a lot of options. But that can make it harder to find the right one for you. The Good Housekeeping Institute (GHI) has a rundown of the pros and cons of three of the most popular types. Front-Loader Pros Can be stacked with dryer. Large capacity accommodates big …

North Metro Denver Real Estate News

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The Most, Least Affordable Markets Right Now Home price appreciation offset low mortgage rates, bringing housing affordability slightly lower in the third quarter, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Opportunities Index. Read Article – Realtor.org Boulder County apartment vacancy rates rise Landlords predict rent decreases may come soon The tide might be turning in Boulder’s crazy …

APP Tip for November

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7 APPS TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS AND BUILD NEW HABITS Achieving our goals takes more than good intentions. You have to take action and then systematically measure your progress. There are numerous apps designed for just this purpose, but which one is right for you? Read Article – michaelhyatt.com

State of Colorado Real Estate Snapshot

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Year to year averages for the month of October: Total Market (Single family and Condos) Median Sales prices increased 10.5% to $315,000 while the average price was $381,298 , which was also up 7.8%.  The list to sale price ration was 98.9%, while the days on market was 53, down 11.7%. Demand remained static with total sales (YTD) at 95,439 …

More insights into home pricing

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Caught this article in the Wall Street journal that ties right in to a recent blog post I had about home pricing. Just more food for thought when considering this very tricky subject.  To see the article click here… If you need more information on the matter see my seller guide (sign up below) or feel free to contact me …

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Mike Gold’s real estate reads

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This weeks reads for North Metro Denver Real Estate Market Wondering why the North Metro Denver area has a lack of supply? This sheds some light. “We are at full capacity as to what we can build,” said Michael Gifford, president and CEO of the Associated General Contractors of Colorado. “We could do a lot more construction, but we have a limiting …

Design tips to make a small bathroom more spacious

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Not everyone can afford a master bath with twin sinks, a palatial tub, and luxury dual-headed shower. Some of us (well, most of us!) have to contend with reality. Reality means compromises, and sometimes that compromise means a small bathroom. But just because a bathroom is small doesn’t mean it has to feel small. In fact, many small bathrooms can …

When does a home equity line of credit make sense?

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Part of the financial power of home ownership in the North Metro Denver area resides in your home’s equity. Unlike renting, which the equity goes into a landlord’s pocket, the value you build in your home can be a useful financial tool when the time is right. Home equity is defined as, “a homeowner’s unencumbered interest in their real property—that …

Buying a flipped home?

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Have you recently fallen in love with a “flipped” home? Does the idea of moving into a cleanly renovated space in the North Metro Denver area excite you? To see an old home tuned up with brand new appliances, gleaming marble countertops, and fresh wood floors can make other homes seem shabby by comparison, but be careful before you make …