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Posted on 10/23/2020
6997 Timbers Drive, Evergreen, CO 80439 is now new to the market!
Colorado living at its finest!! While only minutes from downtown Denver you are a lifetime from the hustle and bustle. This 5,200 finished square foot executive/entertainers dream home in the prestigious Timbers Estate gated community of Evergreen. All the amenities you would expect! Arrive through the manicured landscaped common areas and cobblestone bridges to the grand entrance of your four bedroom (2 complete masters), three bath, three fireplace, gourmet kitchen with butlers pantry, main floor laundry, mud room AND doggy spa. Unique upper and lower level living spaces compliment the home which also has a workshop, office, covered patio...
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Posted on 10/21/2020
Create a Transitional Bathroom
Photo by Андрей Постовой on Unsplash A transitional bathroom is a popular design trend that is a cross between modern and traditional. What are the key features of a transitional bathroom? A combination of two styles: A transitional bathroom can have different meanings to different people. Usually, it is a mixture of a recent era with the current...
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Posted on 10/14/2020
What is "Subject-to" Real Estate?
Image by Ricarda Mölck from Pixabay If you've heard people talk about "subject-to" real estate, you might be curious what that means and if it would be a good investment for you. Briefly, "subject-to" real estate means you're buying the property but the loan on that property stays in the name of the existing seller. You're making your...
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Posted on 10/07/2020
Design Trends for DIYers: Wallpaper Is Back and It's Brighter and Bolder Than Ever
Photo by Trudi Finniss via Pixabay Wallpaper is making its comeback in 2020, much to the delight of today's edgiest designers. Fitting wallpaper, with its vintage appeal and old-time reputation, into modern spaces presents a unique challenge. But then again, today's wallpapers bear little resemblance to the paper our parents used in the '60s. Deceptively easy to apply,...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 4245 S Huron Street, Englewood, CO 80110
Charming stucco ranch on a .5 acre private lot with amazing mountain views! This home offers an open floor plan and large master suite with in-floor radiant heat, 6' shower custom tiled with Travertine. Second full bath also tiled with Travertine. Granite countertops in the kitchen, large under-mount stainless sink and stainless appliances with a new refrigerator. Brand new roof too! Near Light Rail, Englewood Rec Center and the South Platte River bike path. Entertain on the large west facing patio and enjoy your morning coffee on the breakfast patio. Don't miss out on this gem so set your showing...
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Posted on 09/30/2020
It’s a Balancing Act: Credit and Debt
Image by David Pereiras from Shutterstock Your FICO score is a key factor used to determine if you qualify for a mortgage. The Fair Isaac Corporation (FICO) is the creator of the most common credit score used by home loan providers. The algorithm used to create your score is a closely-guarded industry secret. But in general, it factors...
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Posted on 09/29/2020
Another Property Sold - 5364 S Cimarron Road, Littleton, CO 80123
If you want to build your own equity this one is a MUST SEE!! POTENTIAL ABOUNDS! Home needs updating and is priced accordingly, comps in the neighborhood show it. Here is your chance to get into Hillside Manor neighborhood at a great price. Enjoy your morning coffee watching sunrises from your covered porch off the kitchen or from your master suite balcony. The lovely tiered backyard is just right for your gardening, volleyball nets or a challenging game of crocket. Finish the basement for even more space than the home already provides. New carpets have been installed in the upstairs and main floor living and dining area and a fresh coat of...
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Posted on 09/23/2020
Key Considerations About Millennial Homebuyers
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Millennials enter 2020 as the second-largest home-buying demographic and are expected to hold sway over the residential real estate market. Although Millennials trail Baby Boomers in total population — 71 million to 74.1 million — they have aged into the prime starter and second home years. Millennials are largely considered to be...
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Posted on 09/16/2020
Are You an Ambitious Buyer?
An ambitious homebuyer goes above and beyond the call of duty to find a great residence at an affordable price. As such, this individual is better equipped than others to streamline the homebuying journey. Anyone can become an ambitious homebuyer. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly discover your dream residence. 1. Create Homebuying...
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Posted on 09/09/2020
Private Mortgage Insurance and Why It Is Required
Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay In general, if you have less than 20 percent of a down payment for the house you want, you will have to pay private mortgage insurance (PMI). This insurance is a cost to you to protect the lender if you default on the loan. In most cases, it’s better to save the 20...
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Posted on 09/02/2020
Tips for Selling Your Home Quickly and for Top Dollar
Putting your home on the market is a life-changing decision and, for some people, it may involve conflicting feelings. Ideally, all members of your family should be on board with the decision to sell. If you, your spouse, or your kids are ambivalent or even against the idea of moving, it could send a negative message to prospective buyers,...
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Posted on 08/26/2020
11 Easy Ways to Display Plants in the Home
Photo by Chantal DeGaust on Unsplash You can never have too many plants inside your home. Indoor plants can help boost your mood, productivity, concentration and creativity. But being a plant parent means finding the right ways to display your flora so they can grow and thrive in any space. We’re going to dive into several different ways...
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