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Posted on 11/27/2022
Bird's Nest Fern & Other Great Ferns for Pet Owners
Ferns have been popular houseplants for decades. Despite their reputation for being picky about indoor conditions, ferns are easy to care for when given the right conditions. A great advantage to many ferns is their lack of toxicity, making them safe for households with pets. If you're interested in growing ferns at home, varieties like the bird's nest...
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Posted on 11/20/2022
3 Smart Technology Upgrades to Help Sell Your House
If you’re putting your house on the market, you’re likely trying to find every way to increase buyer interest. There are many things you can do to boost home value and attractiveness to potential buyers. One thing that has become increasingly effective in modern home sales is smart technology. If you’re interested in adding some easy smart home...
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Posted on 11/13/2022
How to Protect Your Garden From Frost
Cold weather can be bad news for vegetable gardens, especially if unexpected. While many plants are hardy and frost-resistant, most tender vegetables cannot survive sudden freezing temperatures. Luckily, there are some measures you can take to protect your garden from an unexpected frost. Here are some tips to remember: Water During the Day Adjust your watering schedule to...
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Posted on 11/11/2022
7 Day Market Data November 11, 2022
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Update 11-11-2022 Looks like the typical seasonal slowdown, recent mid-term election and increasing interest rates are having a significant impact on the housing market. At right around 7%, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is nearing its historical average. Freddie Mac the main industry source for mortgage rates has been keeping records...
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Posted on 11/08/2022
Another Property Sold - 7240 S White Crow Way, Aurora, CO 80016
INVENTORY Brand New Home!! The Cornell II is a spacious two story with great space for the whole family! This stunning floorplan features a bedroom and study on the main level. The kitchen boasts an enlarged island with a chef's kitchen appliance package. Upstairs has four bedrooms three bathrooms with a large loft! The interior finishes are hand picked by a professional designer and do not disappoint. This Inventory New Home Build will not last long. Prices and incentives are contingent upon buyer closing a loan with builders affiliated...
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Posted on 11/06/2022
3 DIY Shoe Rack Ideas for More Organized Footwear
Shoes are a perfect example of something small that takes up a lot of space. Luckily, there are lots of clever ways to store and organize your shoes no matter the size of your collection. If you're interested in new ways to organize your footwear the DIY way, here are some ideas to inspire you. Wooden Peg Shoe...
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Posted on 10/31/2022
7 Day Market Data October 31th, 2022
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Update 10-31-2022 Looks like the typical seasonal slowdown coupled with the increasing interest rates surprise, surprise is having a significant impact on the housing market. At just over 7%, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is nearing its historical average. Freddie Mac the main industry source for mortgage rates has been keeping...
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Posted on 10/30/2022
How to Make Keto-Friendly Chocolate Chip Cookies
Health and diet experts are always coming up with new ways to customize recipes to fit certain needs. For people following the keto diet, it’s simple to swap out certain ingredients for approved alternatives. This even includes desserts. Here is a keto-friendly version of a classic chocolate chip recipe that everyone can enjoy. Ingredients 2 eggs 1 tsp...
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Posted on 10/25/2022
1220 Verbena Street, Denver, CO 80220 has an Open House on Sunday, October 30, 2022 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
This is a beautiful ranch style home on a quiet street within the East Colfax neighborhood. Greenspace is close by with Verbena Park views from the front porch and living area. When you enter the home, you will notice the gleaming hardwood floors throughout and the beautiful open floor plan. The kitchen is the show piece of the home and typical for homes in a much higher price range. Kitchen features include quartz countertops, shaker soft close cabinets, floating shelves, farmhouse sink, new stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. The bathroom has radiant floor heat and an attractive vanity. The large private yard is great for...
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Posted on 10/25/2022
7 Day Market Data October 25th, 2022
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Update 10-25-2022 Most casual observers do not realize when they are looking at articles or see flyers that have market data in them that data is old and not a true indicator on what is going on in the market right now. The real estate market turns on a dime and most...
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Posted on 10/23/2022
Removing & preventing lawn moss
For homeowners with grass lawns, moss can be a problematic...
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Posted on 10/22/2022
1220 Verbena Street, Denver, CO 80220 now has a new price of $474,900!
This is a beautiful ranch style home on a quiet street within the East Colfax neighborhood. Greenspace is close by with Verbena Park views from the front porch and living area. When you enter the home, you will notice the gleaming hardwood floors throughout and the beautiful open floor plan. The kitchen is the show piece of the home and typical for homes in a much higher price range. Kitchen features include quartz countertops, shaker soft close cabinets, floating shelves, farmhouse sink, new stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. The bathroom has radiant floor heat and an attractive vanity. The large private yard is great for...
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