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Crazy-Low Interest Rates Are Back. Lock in Now.

For two straight weeks we’ve seen very low interest rates at 3.82% for a 30 year fixed rate mortgage, which is a two-year low. If you’re in the market to buy, I strongly suggest locking in your interest rate now. If you’re in the market to refinance, now would be a very good time. Thank…
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Denver Metro Housing Market Report: June, 2019

May saw highest housing inventory in Metro Denver since 2013 and record-breaking average single-family home price. The Metro Denver real estate market is inching back in the direction of being balanced. Notice, I said inching. In May, there were 8,789 new listings (+17% over April and +38% over May 2018) and by month’s end, 6,470…
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Homebot Coming to You for Free

I am excited to let you know that I have invested in a new technology called Homebot that you will soon be enjoying (free of charge)! You will be receiving a free monthly email called the “Homebot Digest”. Homebot offers homeowners a highly personalized report containing valuable information to empower you to make smarter financial decisions…
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Did Your Property Taxes Skyrocket?

Jaclyn and I recently received our updated property tax valuation letters… WOW! Did you know that your valuation might be inaccurate and you can contest that? We’ve done it before and got our property taxes reduced. All you need is a thorough valuation from a real estate professional so you can contact your county assessor’s…
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Housing Market Stats

The housing market in the Denver and surrounding areas is gradually stabilizing. All the arrows continue to favor the sellers, but at least we’re seeing a cooling a bit, which is good news for the buyers. We still have an imbalance of supply and demand as our area continues to grow in popularity and population.…
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Level Up with HomeKeepr

People are always asking me for a handyman, electrician, remodeler… Check out my HomeKeepr link for recommended professionals in your area. To really level up, create an account and receive inbox delights with maintenance reminders, add your appliances and receipts for recalls, service recommendations, download the app and so much more.

Homeowner Tip: Create a Lawn Maintenance Schedule and System

If you’re like me, yard work is just that — work. So let’s simplify it and remove the annual brain damage. Step 1: Determine what needs to be done each spring. You might read a few articles like this one and this one. Or visit your local lawn and garden store to speak with a…
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Market Stats Report

Denver Housing Prices Cooling. Still Competitive. For five straight years the average home in the Denver metro area has appreciated by 10% or more every single year as we climbed out of the recession and became a national player in tech, aerospace, and natural gas. The good news – you reside in one of the…
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Fix Up Your House to Sell

Elbow grease goes a long way!           We all have those little (or big) projects around the house that we’ve been putting off: a missing outlet cover, a bent window screen, a broken door.  We may have lived with them for so long that we don’t even notice them or maybe…
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