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US Census Bureau data suggests Americans are no longer waiting for marriage to invest in Real Estate. In 2019, single Americans owned 38.4% of US housing stock, representing the largest share of single homeowners in 118 years. Numerous factors may have caused the increase including Millennials delaying marriage, viewing a home as an investment and … Continue reading No Ring? Ain’t No Thing!
If you're planning a home purchase in the next 12-18 months, but you're worried about your credit, then RIGHT NOW is the time to work toward a better score. WHY? The interest rate, and even the loan programs available to you, depend on your credit score. Banks and other lending institutions will offer you more … Continue reading Questionable Credit and You Want to Buy a House? Boost Your Score by 60 Points in 6 Months!
Be honest: You didn't really know how much square footage you had until social distancing, did you? All of a sudden 2,000 square feet feels like a doll house when you, your partner, and the kids are all home. All.The.Time. That cozy 1500 square foot starter home that felt just right when you moved in? … Continue reading 8 Ways to Make Your Home Feel BIGGER
While the COVID-19 Pandemic is throwing us all for a loop, keeping us home, changing our work situations, and altering just about everything about the way we live our lives outside our homes, there are still people who want and even need to move to a new location in the near future, or need to … Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your House Hunt Moving Forward
If you're feeling a little tight on space, but you aren't ready for a move, then check out these easy solutions to help your current space feel larger.
Back in April, there were 1,852 more homes on the market than the same time in 2018, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. That’s a 36 percent increase in inventory year-over-year, and the most active listings at one time in the past five years. The trend continued in May, with a nearly 36% … Continue reading A Slightly Cooler Market Means More Opportunity for Metro Denver Buyers
Denver area news outlets are always jumping to get the first crack at reporting last year's Real Estate statistics, and 2019 saw the same rush to the presses. The funny thing about reporting "All of 2018 in Real Estate" in January, is that December Real Estate figures -- in nearly every market -- tend to … Continue reading A Look Back at Denver Real Estate in 2018
As a seller, no matter the state of the market - Buyer's Market, Seller's Market or Balanced Market, paying attention to your property's pluses will pay dividends at the closing table. Let's talk about some of the features and benefits of your home you'll want to make sure to mention to your pool of buyers. … Continue reading Buyers Love Bragging Rights
Ah, the Contract to Buy and Sell! You hire a Realtor for, among other reasons, their understanding and experience with the significant paperwork that accompanies a Real Estate transaction, and contract contingencies in their various forms are an element your Realtor can help you understand, and navigate. A contingency contract in real estate is a … Continue reading 6 Common Real Estate Contract Contingencies
If you live in outlying areas such as Centennial, Parker, Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, Green Valley Ranch, Thornton, Westminster, or other suburban communities on the fringes of Denver, your property just got even hotter!
Taking care of home maintenance tasks on a regular basis can save you a whole lotta trouble, not to mention money, long term. When you tackle that ongoing to-do list your house and your wallet will both thank you. Here is a handy list of home maintenance tasks to consider performing in the month of … Continue reading August Home Maintenance Checklist
So you're new to this whole home-buying thing, or maybe you've lived in the same place for a long time. You're in good company! In 2019, U.S. Census Bureau statistics recorded that 5.34 million existing homes were sold. That's a lotta home buyers! Home buyers like you share many of the same questions. Here are a … Continue reading Most Asked Questions – Home Buyers Edition
Not surprisingly, fireworks are the number one reason people of all ages end up in the emergency room the week of July 4th. In the midst of the COVID19 pandemic, the ER is not the place you want to be this holiday weekend. The biggest thing to remember before setting off your fireworks is that … Continue reading Independence Day Safety Tips
Even as businesses begin to open back up, the impact of Coronavirus on the way we live continues. How we work, shop, hit the gym, eat, and live have all ben affected by the pandemic, and while some of these changes will be temporary, other impacts are likely to stick around for the long term. … Continue reading 5 Ways the Coronavirus Will Impact Home Lifestyle + Design
Are you wondering whether renting or buying a home is the right move for you? There are pros and cons in either direction - keep reading for practical tips on which option is the best fit for your situation. PROS of Renting Maintenance is taken care of. The cost (and fuss) of malfunctioning appliances or … Continue reading To Rent or to Buy? That is the question.