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Posted on 05/16/2021
The Alphabet of Real Estate Investing: ABS & CDO
Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay If you're considering getting into the world of real estate investing, there are some basic terms that are important to understand. Buying and selling property is, of course, one way to invest, but there are other investments that offer favorable returns. However, it can sometimes be difficult to master the confusing alphabet...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Modern Farmhouse Style 101
Image by Andrea Barstow from Pixabay The modern farmhouse trend continues to grow in popularity. For both interior and exterior home design, the name of this style is everywhere, from inspiration blogs to retailers. Real estate professionals have even begun featuring modern farmhouse properties in their respective markets because of the continued demand for the style. However, with...
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Posted on 05/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 2315 Albion Street, Denver, CO 80207
The first thing you will notice when you walk up to this beautiful Craftsman two story style home is that it has that classic covered porch that invites you in. The porch is great space for enjoying a glass of wine or greeting neighbors as they walk by. This home located in Park Hill one of Denver’s great neighborhoods that has easy access to the Zoo, Museum of Natural History, City Park and Downtown Denver. The walkability is also great with Spinelli’s Market, Cherry Tomato Restaurant and Honey Hill Café a few blocks away. The block has some great examples of the traditional architectural styles in the Park Hill neighborhood. When you...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Decor Ideas that Conserve Energy
Photo by Taylor Simpson on Unsplash Saving money with your décor can mean more than just finding a good deal on new couches. If you invest in decorative options that increase the efficiency of your home, you extend your savings. Proper insulation goes a long way but still, much of the energy loss in homes happens through the...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
What to Look for in a New Home
No matter what your age, buying a new home symbolizes the beginning of a new chapter in your life. It's an exciting event, whether you're a first-time home buyer or a retiree looking to downsize. When you stumble upon a house in your price range that has the features and characteristics you've been searching for, it can be a...
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Posted on 04/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 4484 W Cottonwood Place, Littleton, CO 80123
DON'T MISS THIS BEAUTIFUL CHARMING HOME * PRIVATE CUL-DE-SAC * 5 CUSTOM HOMES * PROPERTY OVER 1.5 ACRES * 5 BED - 5 BATH * MAIN FLOOR MASTER SUITE * MAIN FLOOR LAUNDRY * HUGE DINING ROOM * LARGE KITCHEN WITH LOTS OF STORAGE * ENTERTAINMENT AREA WITH FIREPLACE * GREAT OFFICE * READING ROOM * TWO BEDROOMS UPSTAIRS WITH JACK AND JILL BATH * STUNNING WALK OUT BASEMENT * MOVIE ROOM * BAR * GREAT TO ENTERTAIN GUEST * LARGE BASEMENT BEDROOM * TONS OF STORAGE * OUT OF THIS WORLD WATER FEATURE * HUGE OUTDOOR TREX DECK * LARGE FRONT AND BACK YARD * MATURE TREES AND GARDENS * GARDEN SHED * GAZEBO * 3 CAR GARAGE * PRIVATE DOCK AND POND FOR THE...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Your Guide to the Basics of Garden Edging
Photo by Matt Chen on Unsplash Garden edging is an aspect of landscaping design that serves both practical and aesthetic purposes. You can use edging as a decorative border around plant and flower beds, pathways and lawns using a variety of materials. Here we will go over some of the key benefits of garden edging as well as...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Choosing the Right Community
Photo by Solis Images via Shutterstock While "the perfect neighborhood" means different things to different people, everyone can use the same process for narrowing down their options. Choosing the right neighborhood is an integral aspect of the buying process. You want an area that matches your needs for community, lifestyle, price range and more. If you're planning to...
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Posted on 04/10/2021
1101 S Josephine Street, Denver, CO 80210 is now new to the market!
This un-assuming Tudor style home will surprise you with its size and details. The home located in one of Denver’s great neighborhoods is walkable and has easy access to Washington Park, South Gaylord restaurants, Bonnie Brae Ice Cream, Ink Coffee. Etc. all close enough to leave the car in the garage. The first thing you will notice when you walk into this beautiful Bonnie Brae/ Cory Merrill home are hardwood floors throughout, coved ceiling and living room fireplace. The living area is open and flows well with the kitchen opening into the family room and dining room. There is easy access to the herring bone brick patio for outdoor...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
Tips for Higher-end Home Renovation
Image by Alex Qian from Pexels Even higher-end homes need renovation after so many years. Fashions go out of style and things get worn out. If money is not an object and the sky is the limit, you can do beautiful things with a remodel. However, if you are remodeling because you are ready to sell your home,...
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Posted on 04/03/2021
Another Property Sold - 11301 W 44th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Opportunity knocks! Incredible opportunity to own this unique Gem sitting on 3/4 acre!! Perfect for investors and fixers. Or...make it into your own home to live in for many years to come. All on one level! No stairs or basement. This home has LOTS of potential!! Requires work, fix up and your personal touch... but priced to compensate. Great value!! With some "sweat equity" it should make a WONDERFUL home and opportunity for Many years to come!! Hurry on this one. At this price it will go fast! See you at closing!! See virtual...
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Posted on 04/01/2021
Video Tour - 2315 Albion Street, Denver, CO 80207
The first thing you will notice when you walk up to this beautiful Craftsman two story style home is that it has that classic covered porch that invites you in. The porch is great space for enjoying a glass of wine or greeting neighbors as they walk by. This home located in Park Hill one of Denver’s great neighborhoods that has easy access to the Zoo, Museum of Natural History, City Park and Downtown Denver. The walkability is also great with Spinelli’s Market, Cherry Tomato Restaurant and Honey Hill Café a few blocks away. The block has some great examples of the traditional architectural styles in the Park Hill neighborhood. When you...
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