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31 Tips and Tricks for Winterizing your Home

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As the temperatures drop and the snow begins to fall, it’s time to start winterizing your home for the months ahead. By walking through this list each year, you can proactively make sure everything is kept in tip-top shape, helping to decrease future repairs and save you money on your energy bill. Here are our top 31 tips for winterizing …

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64 Questions to Ask a Realtor When Buying or Selling a Home

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Working with a Realtor or real estate agent is an important step every home buyer and seller should do to ensure success, especially if you have never been through the process before. It’s even more important, though, that you know what questions to ask a Realtor before hiring them to represent you. General questions to ask before hiring a Realtor Use …

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Colorado First-Time Homebuyer Down Payment and Mortgage Assistance Programs

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If you are a current renter and think that buying a home is financially out of reach, you aren’t alone. However, the truth is that there are several programs and incentives available for the Colorado first-time homebuyer (and those that have previously owned a home) that make buying a home not only possible but, in most cases, less expensive than renting. Two …

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Colorado’s Best 15 Towns for Work-Life Balance

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When it comes to work-life balance, Colorado residents seem to be dialed in on how to live life to the fullest. Home to the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, thousands of miles of recreational trails and an influx of local microbreweries, the Centennial State is a mecca for outdoorsmen and women and a cultural hub in it’s own right. We know that …

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20 Renovation and DIY Ideas to Add Value to Your Home

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If you are a homeowner and wondering how to add value to your home, you might be confused about where to start. There are almost endless small enhancements and major renovations you could make. It’s important to know that you probably won’t recoup 100% of your initial costs when it comes time to sell your home. However, not all renovations …

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23 Colorado Real Estate Personalities And Publications You Should Be Following

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Whether you are just diving into the Colorado real estate market for the first time as a homeowner or are a seasoned professional in the area, it’s important to stay up to date with the latest news, laws and homeowner trends. To help you keep a finger on the pulse of our local market, we’ve searched through hundreds of social …

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Needing A Home In Colorado Springs

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CHOOSING A HOME IN COLORADO SPRINGS -BUYING VS. RENTING In our dual roles as both an experienced real estate firm and a respected property management company, we have the unique ability to respond to the individual needs of our clients. Whether they should rent or buy isn’t our decision to make, but rather our job to provide unbiased guidance and …

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Enjoying the Spring in Colorado Springs

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Looking for captivating and unique experiences in Colorado Springs this spring?  There are numerous destinations to travel to in the area and awesome views to be taken in.  People traditionally think first of the mountains and skiing for the area, but this area holds a treasure trove of fun day trips and other experiences for the passionate adventurer.  Let’s explore …

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Colorado Springs in the Midst of Sellers’ Market: What Should a Homebuyer Do?

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Recent news has been coming out of the Colorado Springs real estate market, describing a scene that has become seller’s paradise.  Normally, in a real estate market, the supply of available houses is supposed to be around six months.  When this is the case, supply and demand are about even, and so you get a market where it’s about even for …