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Posted on 10/18/2020
5 Ways to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal
Image by Pexels from Pixabay You’re getting ready to put your house on the market and scurrying to make everything look perfect for potential buyers. While it’s important to focus on readying your home’s interior for viewing, remember not to neglect your exterior. According to some estimates, 81% of real estate agents believe curb appeal is one of...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Ways to Incorporate Blank Walls in Home Design
Photo by: Allie Smith via Unsplash During home decoration, it is natural to have one or more blank walls that leave you asking yourself: "What am I going to do with that?" You may get frustrated, but don't worry, you are not alone — barren walls are likely driving other homeowners crazy, too. What’s the solution? A fresh...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Should You Submit an Offer to Purchase a Home?
Deciding whether to submit an offer to purchase a house may prove to be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you weigh the pros and cons of submitting a homebuying proposal so you can make the best-possible decision. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you determine whether now is the right time to submit an...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
What Criteria Determine If You Should Buy a House?
Photo by Athitat Shinagowin via Shutterstock You’ll often hear it stated that paying rent is throwing money down the drain. As a motivation to buy a home, however, that might not be the best idea. A rule of thumb is that if you can purchase a home for fifteen times what you currently pay annually in rent, buying...
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Posted on 09/20/2020
How to Design an Indoor Pool
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels When you have an indoor pool, you don’t have to wait for the weather to cooperate in order to go swimming. Indoor pools offer a convenient way to swim for exercise or relaxation whenever you want. These pools can also add even more luxury to your home with the right features and design....
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Posted on 09/13/2020
How to Replace the Mechanism in Your Toilet Tank
Photo by House Method on Unsplash Some home maintenance projects definitely require a professional. But given just how fast homeownership costs can add up, it's nice to know that other home projects are DIY for the average person. Replacing your toilet fill valve and the flapper is one such project. The toilet is one of the few items...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
4 Secrets You Should Know Before You Move to Denver
Photo by chachpond via Pixabay Denver is a stunning city that's got the perfect combination of big-city opportunities with a small-city feel. As such, it tends to attract people from all over the country who come in search of more than 300 days of sunshine, mild weather, and endless entertainment. Of course, like any city, there are some...
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Posted on 09/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 705 S Jersey Street, Denver, CO 80224
This 5 bedroom/3 bath house is in the established Denver neighborhood known as Virginia Vale and is located near Garland Park, McMeen Elementary and the Cherry Creek Bike Trail. There is a large patio with pergola in the back yard that has easy access from the French doors making it great for entertaining. This is your diamond in the rough a property that has the ability for you to build equity with your finishing touches. The heavy lifting has been completed the floor plan has been opened allowing you the flexibility to finish this home with your personal touches and take this home to the next level. The 5 bedrooms with 3 on the main...
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Posted on 09/04/2020
5401 S Park Terrace Avenue #205D, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 now has a new price of $359,900!
Beautiful loft style condo at the Village Plaza lofts located in the middle of the Denver Tech Center (DTC) that is vacant and easy to show. The floorplan is spacious, open with great light from the south and western exposure. The home has 10’ ceilings, wood floors, open floorplan and tile flooring in master bath. Custom shelving in living area and in master walk in closet. The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, lots of counter space, pendant lighting and bar top seating. Enjoy the outdoor space on your balcony that overlooks the interior of the complex and has a separate gas line. Dedicated underground parking and storage. ...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 2666 Hudson Street, Denver, CO 80207
Land in Park Hill. Rare opportunity for possible development of a prime site with small house located on the lot. Buyer may consider renting the property during planning for new construction if they choose. The larger lots in Park Hill are highly coveted and this is an exceptional 9,370 sq' lot located one block from McAuliffe Middle School (choice school) and within the Park Hill Elementary and East High School boundaries. The property already has a two car detached garage that currently is usable. The main improvement is a 1,028 square foot brick bungalow originally built in 1901 with a 715 square foot finished basement (per County...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
5 Signs your Air Conditioner is Failing
Photo by ElasticComputeFarm via Pixabay Your HVAC system keeps everything cool and comfortable, but only if it is working properly. You don't have to have any repair or DIY skills to determine if your air conditioner is struggling, just look for one or more of the signs below. Finding problems now, at the first sign of trouble, can...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
How to Execute a Homebuying Plan
A homebuying plan is a must-have, particularly for those who want to enjoy a successful property buying experience. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to execute a homebuying plan to perfection. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you put your homebuying plan into action and achieve the best-possible results during the...
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