Whether you're skipping town for Fall Break, heading into the Rockies for a long ski weekend, or visiting out-of-town family for the holidays, a little planning can give you peace of mind that your house will be in tip-top shape when you return. There is no foolproof way to prevent home burglary, but there are … Continue reading 10 Ways to Keep Your Home Safe While You’re Away
On average, a house fire happens every 24 seconds in the United States. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, about half of home fires are caused by cooking, another 10% by heating, almost 7% are caused by accident, 6.5% by electrical malfunction, with additional causes including appliance malfunction, smoking, and natural causes making up the rest. … Continue reading October is Fire Prevention Month
If you've lived in the Denver Metropolitan Area for long, you probably know we have a highly competitive housing market; finding the right house, at the right price, in the right area, with the right amenities, is tough. Still -- paying for a mortgage is almost always a better bet than throwing money away on … Continue reading Are You Throwing Away Money on Rent?
Finding, interviewing, and selecting a contractor to complete repairs, installation, or remodeling projects in your home can be daunting -- especially if you're looking at a significant investment of time or money. Recently, friends of mine -- clients who'd lived in their home a couple of years -- came home to find a large crack … Continue reading 8 Questions to Ask Your Contractor
*Reach out here to discuss any Real Estate-related topic in depth. Ready or not! Tuesday, April 17th is Tax Day. Homeownership offers great benefits at tax time, and I've got tips and a couple of basics to help you understand the interplay between your home and your taxes. DISCLAIMER: I am not a tax … Continue reading Tax Benefits for Homeowners
Have you fallen out of love with your home? I love my work as a Realtor here in beautiful Denver, CO -- helping people sell their home to move on to the next big thing, and helping others find their next just-right home. It's a great way to spend my days! Sometimes, though, I meet … Continue reading 5 Ways to Fall Back in Love with Your House
Home appreciation is happening at an exciting pace, and housing inventory across Denver continues to be limited. Because of these factors, some homeowners are choosing to remodel and renovate their current homes in advance of moving, to further increase the value of their investment in the midst of this hot marketplace. Many homeowners choose to … Continue reading Thinking Renovation? Plan Ahead for Maximum ROI