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Posted on 11/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 25523 N Turkey Creek Road, Evergreen, CO 80439
Be adventurous and envision making this land your private oasis. Property is Zoned A-2. Imagine the possibilities on 11.21 usable rolling acres with mountain views, plenty of sunlight, lush trees and rock outcroppings. Enter onto a paved circular driveway with 2 small residential homes with fenced side yards spaced comfortably apart. Improved land with well and 3 separate septic tanks and leach fields. Homes are rented, please do not trespass, by appointment only. Central location in Marshdale area, minutes to Hwy 285 or 15 minutes to downtown Evergreen. With everyone desiring higher density living, this is the outdoor space of your...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
How to Upcycle Home Items into Beautiful Crafts
Image by tatu234 from Pixabay Upcycling is a great way to use old or discarded objects to create new and useful items. The following are several basic things you probably have at home or in the garage. With a little creativity, they can be turned into beautiful crafts. Coffee Bean Holder Find a small bowl, glass vase or...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Trendy Wall Covering: Accent Walls
Image by Pixabay from Pexels An accent wall is a great way to add interest to your home’s interior. Accent walls allow you to personalize your space. They can also highlight or complement unique furniture and accessories around your home. Introduce Color: When planning for an accent wall, choose a color palette that works well with the other...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
DIY: Incorporate Concrete Pavers into Outside Spaces
Image by Bronisław Dróżka from Pixabay For anyone who is intimidated by the idea of working with garden pavers, for those who may think they are tools only for professionals experienced in masonry, be assured that you too can beautify your garden and yard with these smooth finishing touches. Perfect for taming and refining wild, overgrown areas, concrete...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
How to Expedite the Home Selling Journey
The home selling journey may prove to be long and arduous, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to expedite the house selling cycle and quickly achieve your desired results. Let's take a look at three tips to help you accelerate the home selling journey. 1. Understand Your Target Audience...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
If You're Not Using Augmented Reality in Your Home Showings, Why Not?
Photo by Mateusz Dach from Pexels Augmented reality, or AR, is available to anyone with a smartphone, which makes it an ideal tool for realtors showing unstaged homes. Why would someone show a home that hasn't yet been staged, you might ask? Depending upon where the home is located, staging can cost thousands of dollars, while an AR...
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Posted on 10/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 6445 Balsam Street, Arvada, CO 80004
Located in the heart of Scenic Heights and just minutes from Old Town Arvada, 6445 Balsam is a true Mid-Century Modern. Now remodeled to today’s standards this Vibrant and Iconic home is in “move in” condition. The traditional Galley Kitchen has been opened for casual bar seating while there’s still an area for full dining in an attached nook. The New Kitchen boasts brand new Quartz Countertops and New High-end Stainless Steel Appliances including a Stove Top with stylish Contemporary Range Hood, Drawer Style Microwave, Brand New Refrigerator and Oven. Off the Living Room is a deck with VIEW of the Rocky Mountains. The Walkout Basement...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Purchasing Fixtures and Appliances for New Construction
Photo by Jean van der Meulen via Pixabay You are nearing the end of a building project when your general contractor reminds you that it will soon be time to finalize your lighting, fixtures and appliances. You have been looking and saving different ideas for months, so it seems it should be easy to make your final decisions...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Market Trends to Watch in 2020
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay So what will 2020 bring to the real estate market? While market trends can, and do, change on a whim, some activity seems to be easier to predict. If you’re entering the market this year as a buyer or seller, having a better understanding of these trends will help you make informed...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
5 Ways to Incorporate Bright Colors into Your Home (without overwhelming a room)
Photo by Ferenc Keresi via Pixabay Color can – and should – be used to decorate your home, but for most of us, too much bright color is more obnoxious than invigorating. Those screaming bright yellow walls may look amazing in the magazine spread, but you may not be prepared to live with that much color in your...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
How to Help Prevent Water Damage
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay Some leaks are obvious -- coming home to a soggy rug or soaked floor is a pretty good indicator that you have some plumbing trouble -- but others are more discreet and can lead to a costly water bill and home damage if you don't catch them. Mold and mildew can develop...
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Posted on 09/21/2020
Another Property Sold - 3223 Perry Street, Denver, CO 80212
The Best of Urban Contemporary Living in the Heart of Highlands. Steps away from the restaurants and shops of 32nd and Lowell, this Modern Row Home is full of elegant design finishes while offering open concept living. There are ten foot high ceilings with beautiful large windows looking out on a tree lined street. Gourmet Kitchen boasts high end appliances, stylish light wood cabinetry and a large island to gather round, not to mention the roomy walk-in pantry. The Master Bedroom Suite with jetted tub, oversized shower, double sink, walk-in closet and private balcony is your personal retreat. Downstairs there’s a large Media Room with...
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