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Posted on 01/18/2021
What to Expect During the Home Selling Journey
Selling a home rarely proves to be a simple, straightforward process. However, if you plan ahead for the house selling journey, you may be better equipped than other sellers to identify and address potential hurdles. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan for the home selling journey. 1. Identify Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses...
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Posted on 01/14/2021
Another Property Sold - 4915 E 145th Avenue, Thornton, CO 80602
Welcome home to Lennar Homes at Willow Bend! This stunning Graham floor plan in Lennar’s Monarch Collection, is a 1,974 square foot ranch home that is large and functional with the luxury of having everything on the same level! Featuring three bedrooms, it all starts with the master suite that includes a separate shower and garden tub, dual vanities, and a massive walk-in closet! The secondary bedrooms are located up front and have easy access to a full-size bathroom! The heart of the home is an expansive open area that encompasses the kitchen, breakfast nook and family room! The kitchen features a pantry and a large working island, and just...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
Are You Ready to Hire a House Appraiser?
A home appraisal is paramount for a house seller. If a seller enters the real estate market with an appraisal report in hand, he or she can use the report's property valuation to determine the optimal price for a residence. Then, this individual can set an aggressive price for his or her house from day one of the home...
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Posted on 01/07/2021
409 49th St SW, Loveland, CO 80537 is now new to the market!
One of kind, newly remodeled, updated, 4 bed, 2 bath ranch home, open floor plan. No HOA, No Metro Tax, unincorporated Larimer. Huge, private, fully fenced yard, mountain views! 3 Car insulated 14.5 Ft Ceiling shop/garage, 220V. Refinished original hardwoods, all new: windows, switches/outlets, granite counters, cabinets, SS appliances, interior/ext paint, sewer line, 8 yr. roof. Train noise is very minimal, NO horns! Loveland/Berthoud location with easy access to Hwy 287 and I-25. Must See! Eligible for No Money Down USDA Loan to qualified...
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Posted on 01/04/2021
Top Reasons Not to Skip a Home Inspection
Life of Pix via Pexels If your lender does not demand it, skipping the home inspection might be fairly tempting as you move toward closing on the house of your dreams. Although moving full steam ahead might provide what you need in the moment, that decision could end up causing problems in the future. So, even though it...
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Posted on 01/02/2021
170 Boyd Ln, Estes Park, CO 80517 is now new to the market!
This charming 1922 Craftsman Cottage is a hillside gem with 2 beds, 1 bath, sun room, 192 sq.ft. Art Studio & detached insulated garage, amazing panoramic mountain views & lush gardens. Ideal location close to downtown, level lot, no steep roads, original hardwood floors, updated bath with clawfoot tub/shower, most windows are new, beautiful deck, open layout, fenced yard, 2 front parking spaces & RV/boat storage in back. With an updated kitchen and gas fireplace, this home is sure to...
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Posted on 12/28/2020
Getting Started: How to Overcome the Hassle of Rental Properties
Photo by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay It’s only a hassle if you’re not in control. There are a lot of ways to do investment property wrong, but here are the ways to do it right so that it’s an asset, not a nuisance. Be picky about the property. While you don’t need to purchase anything high-end, always choose something...
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Posted on 12/21/2020
Get Ready to List Your Residence
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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Posted on 12/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 7877 E Mississippi Avenue #1608, Denver, CO 80247
Stunning top floor remodel with incredible views in gated condo community. Move right in and enjoy this gorgeous, high-end 2 bed, 2 bath condo with large living spaces, dining room and fully heated and cooled sunroom providing incredible flex space that could be used for office, fitness and more. Light pours into the large living room with fireplace and wetbar details. The kitchen has been completely remodeled with everything new - cabinets, countertops, appliances, backsplash and stylish new hardware. The spacious master bathroom offers great closet space, a beautifully remodeled ensuite bathroom and incredible views. The secondary bedroom...
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Posted on 12/14/2020
Which Property Types Are Best for You?
Image by Michal Jarmoluk from Pixabay Everyone's ideal home is different. Age, family size, budget and location all factor into the home buying process. Here's a brief look at the types of properties that attract different people. Apartments Apartments are usually a stepping stone for young professionals as they save up for a home. They are also convenient...
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Posted on 12/07/2020
Energy Tax Credits: Bank Shiny New Savings by Going Solar
Photo by Photo Mix Company via Pixabay Are you familiar with the ITC? That's the Investment Tax Credit that went into effect in 2005. Since then, it's been extended several times, and now covers homeowners, in some portion, through the year 2021. The ITC is also often referred to as the Federal Solar Tax Credit, and it's been...
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Posted on 11/30/2020
Benefits of Financing With a Credit Union
Image by annca from Pixabay You’ve finally found the perfect home. It’s got the number of bedrooms you wanted, a spacious kitchen, updated bathrooms, and even a beautiful vegetable garden out back. Now comes the tricky part—how to pay for it. Numerous home buyers find financing their mortgages through a credit union to be a good option. According...
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