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What Buyers Notice Most When Viewing a Home

Do you remember the last time you viewed a home for sale? What do you recall about that property? You likely remember the features and characteristics that stood out, such as the gorgeous hardwood floors, the spacious kitchen with the long island, or… the faucet that was dripping in the ...

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2019 End of Year Denver Metro Market Statistics

Denver Metro Year-End Market Statistics and My Prediction for 2020 The latest year-end Denver Metro housing market statistics show buyer demand was strong in 2019. Sales were 4% higher compared to 2018 and just 1% lower than the 10-year peak we saw in 2017. Home prices continued to increase, but at ...

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Denver Area Mortgage Rates as of 10/4/2019

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Denver Metro Market Update for August 2019

[embed]https://youtu.be/5ISPN1BlA08[/embed] Home Sales Denver Metro home sales saw a slight decrease in August. Throughout the month, 5,540 homes sold, down 6% from last month and down 2% from this time last year. The number of sold homes year to date is 39,556, just slightly higher than last year at this time. In August, contracts ...

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How Property Taxes Can Impact Your Mortgage Payment

When buying a home, taxes are one of the expenses that can make a significant difference in your monthly payment. Do you know how much you might pay for property taxes in your state or local area? When applying for a mortgage, you’ll see one of two acronyms in your paperwork ...

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Should You Sell Your Home As Is, or Spring for a Renovation? Here’s How to Decide

  When you decide to sell a house that desperately needs updating, you basically have two choices: Sell it as is—in its current condition without improvements—or make upgrades in the hope of reaping bigger bucks down the line. While renovating your property will inevitably sell your home faster and for more money, ...

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The Great Bathroom Debate? Shower or Tub?

Builders and bathroom designers spout off on the ways their clients prefer to get clean. By Kathleen Brown Courtesy Marc-Michaels Interior Design/Trent Bell Bathrooms and kitchens sell homes, says West Palm Beach, Fla.-based interior designer Gil Walsh, and the design choices made in them can make or break a home sale. From a sales ...

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The 9 Hottest Interior Design and Decor Trends You’ll See in 2018

Prachi Damle Photography via Houzz When it comes to home design and decor, we'll be the first to tell you to stick with what you love, no matter what the pros say. But if you can't escape that sinking feeling each time you walk through your front door that your decor is looking ...

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How to Avoid a Disaster From Frozen Pipes This Winter

I’ve been in more than my fair share of homes that have been severely damaged as a result of flooding from frozen pipes that broke during cold spells. It is a messy and needless to say, “costly” nightmare that you can and should take steps to avoid. Most people realize that ...

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Be Good to Your Furnace

  Winter is upon us and now is the time to make sure your furnace is going to be reliable and serve you well. Furnaces are typically out of sight and out of mind but are one of the most important and expensive components of your home. Aside from obviously keeping you ...

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