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Key Issues to Address Before You Purchase a Home
Posted on 07/01/2019
Key Issues to Address Before You Purchase a Home
If you intend to purchase a house soon, it helps to prepare for the home buying journey. In fact, if you identify potential issues before you start your quest to find your dream home, you could avoid them during your property search. Now, let's take a look at three common issues that plague homebuyers, along with tips to address...
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Are Smart Home Devices Must-Haves?
Posted on 06/24/2019
Are Smart Home Devices Must-Haves?
Smart home devices are becoming increasingly popular among U.S. property owners. Yet deciding which smart house gadgets – if any – are right for you may prove to be difficult. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to determine if a smart home device is a must-have, such as: 1. Consider a Smart Home Device's Purpose A...
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Finding Your Neighborhood Decompression Place
Posted on 06/17/2019
Finding Your Neighborhood Decompression Place
Everyone needs a few minutes to decompress between the office and home. You don’t want to bring any stress from your day into your family time so finding ways to relax before you get home is helpful. Sometimes taking a few minutes to cool down during the commute mentally is enough to help you relax before getting home,...
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Buying a Home: Understanding the Real Estate Market
Posted on 06/10/2019
Buying a Home: Understanding the Real Estate Market
Buying a home of your choice could be somewhat complicated, exciting, and most times frightening. If you are like most buyers out there, you could spend three months or more finding your perfect home. However, is that all? There is more to finding a home you want to buy. You might see what looks like your dream place,...
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What to Look for in a New Home
Posted on 06/03/2019
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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Another Property Sold - 1736 Homestead Drive, Fort Lupton, CO 80621
Posted on 06/01/2019
Another Property Sold - 1736 Homestead Drive, Fort Lupton, CO 80621
Beautiful 2-story on large corner lot with mountain views in the golf community of Coyote Creek! This terrific open floorplan includes a sunny open family room flowing into a kitchen w/breakfast bar, dark wood cabinets and a dining space w/access to the back deck. The upper level boasts a spacious master bedroom w/walk-in closet and a private 5-pc master bath, 3 secondary bedrooms and a full shared bath. Great neutral colors and finishes throughout! Large landscaped backyard w/trex deck w/incredible mountain views, horseshoe pit and firepit --an amazing space for entertaining friends and hosting summer BBQs! Located in the popular Coyote...
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Avoiding Home Improvement Fraud
Posted on 05/27/2019
Avoiding Home Improvement Fraud
Do the echoing thumps of a hammer, or the high pitched-squeals of a table saw trigger any Deja-vu? That is right, the season of home improvement is officially here. Whether you are adding a deck, installing a new window or perhaps replacing a roof, the fact is you're most likely going to hire a contractor to make this...
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Use Common Sense During the Home Selling Journey
Posted on 05/20/2019
Use Common Sense During the Home Selling Journey
Common sense is powerful, particularly for those who plan to sell a house in the near future. If you use common sense as you consider myriad home selling decisions, you may be better equipped than ever before to make the best-possible choices. Now, let's look at three tips to help you take a common sense-oriented approach to selling your...
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Coming to Friendly Terms - Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and Freddie Mac
Posted on 05/13/2019
Coming to Friendly Terms - Fannie Mae, Ginnie Mae, and Freddie Mac
Ginnie, Freddie, and Fannie are friends of the real estate mortgage and housing industry. You hear about them whenever you read very deeply about how mortgages work. But who are they? And what do they have to do with you? What’s in a name? These three entities are nicknames for mortgage agencies established by the United States Government....
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How to Decorate Your Space
Posted on 05/06/2019
How to Decorate Your Space
When it comes to designing your space, most people already have a vision of exactly what they want the space to look like. They picture what the room is going to function for and how it will work. Then there for others designing or decorating a room is completely overwhelming. It does not have to be. By taking...
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What you Should Know About Having a Reverse Mortgage
Posted on 04/29/2019
What you Should Know About Having a Reverse Mortgage
You got a reverse mortgage on your home to help with your retirement, but now, you want to move out. Maybe its because your kids want the house, or it just doesn't work for you anymore due to the climate or just how far away your family lives. Makes sense, when you were younger your life changed all...
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Great New Home, Not So Great Neighbors
Posted on 04/22/2019
Great New Home, Not So Great Neighbors
When shopping for your new home, you can investigate and gauge many things about the house itself and even about the neighborhood as a whole to help make the best decision. One thing that's difficult to gauge or even factor into your decision making is your immediate neighbors. You might be able to look at their yard to...
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