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Posted on 02/03/2023
Denver, CO Real Estate Market Update 2/3/2023
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Posted on 01/31/2023
3 Simple Ways to Protect Your Property From Landslides
While landslides vary in size and severity, avoiding them is an important part of protecting your property. Even if you don't live in a landslide-prone area, there are steps you can take to prevent one from happening in your own backyard. Here are three main ways to prevent landslides: Plant Trees & Shrubs to Strengthen the Ground The...
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Posted on 01/30/2023
Another Property Sold - 1220 Verbena Street, Denver, CO 80220
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 01/24/2023
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Stats Update 01-24-2023
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Stats Update 01-24-2022. Looking at interest rates in the past year, the current rate for a Conventional 30-year fixed mortgage is 5.75% down from 6.125% prior and down from the 7% rate in October. The current interest rate is below the historical average; however, mortgage rates were 3% in January of 2022...
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Posted on 01/24/2023
Marble in High-Moisture Areas: What You Should Know
Marble is a popular material for many home furnishings and decorative accents. You usually find marble included in kitchen and bathroom designs where it can add luxury and beauty to the space. If you’re thinking about using marble in your bathroom renovation, there are some important things to consider. Here’s everything you need to know about using marble...
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Posted on 01/17/2023
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Stats Update 01-17-2023
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Stats Update 01-17-2022. Looking at interest rates in the past year, the current rate for a Conventional 30-year fixed mortgage is 5.75% down from 6.125% prior and down from the 7% rate in October. The current interest rate is below the historical average; however, mortgage rates were 3% in January of 2022...
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Posted on 01/17/2023
Millage rate & other important tax terms to know
Millage rates are just one of the many specialized tax terms property owners are likely to encounter. While it's often used interchangeably to mean "tax rate," millage rates have some key differences. Here is a guide to understanding millage rates and a few other important pieces of property tax terminology: Millage rates Millage rate has nothing to do...
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Posted on 01/11/2023
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Stats Update 01-11-2023
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Stats Update 01-11-2022 Looking at interest rates in the past year, the current rate for a Conventional 30-year fixed mortgage is 5.75% down from 6.125% from week before. Rates are down from the 7% rate in October. The current interest rate is below the historical average; however, mortgage rates were 3% in...
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Posted on 01/10/2023
Your guide to video cables: Types & styles to know
Setting up your own home theater requires basic knowledge...
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Posted on 01/04/2023
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Stats Update 01-04-2023
7 Day RE Colorado Matrix Market Stats Update 01-04-2022 Looking at interest rates in the past year, the current rate is 6.125% for a 30-year fixed mortgage with a 1-point fee and is down from the recent 7% rate in October. The current interest rate is below the historical average; however, mortgage rates were 3% in January of 2022....
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Posted on 01/03/2023
Denver, CO Real Estate Market Update 1/3/2023
Click here to view Denver, CO blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/03/2023
Here are the essentials needed to record guitar at home
You need more than a microphone to record guitar, but that...
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