You've done all the preparation to sell your home, and now a buyer is coming to see it for the first time, eek! You may have the best home on the block, but if you are not show-ready you can turn off potential buyers. As the saying goes, you get one opportunity to make a great first impression. 

Selling your home can be stressful, and showings can be the culprit. Some showings can come at the last second, but those are often some of the best opportunities. Having your home show-ready first thing in the morning will prepare you for the unexpected ahead. Have a plan of where you will go during showings, especially if you have small kids and pets. Ask a neighbor if your dog can hang out in their backyard, it's always best to remove any pets from your home…

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Put simply, home staging means preparing your home for a potential buyer. It is setting the stage for a potential buyer, and making sure your home's photographs and showings are at their fullest potential. It involves the design, decorating, rearranging furniture, and finding the perfect aesthetic for your home. The goal of staging is to make the home as appealing as possible to the most potential buyers.

According to the National Association of Realtors, staging a home prior to listing it can result in a faster and more profitable sale. In fact, the Real Estate Staging Association estimates that professionally staged properties spend 73% less time on the market, receive more foot traffic, and typically sell for more money. 

top home staging secrets from the pros

The statistics speak…

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Fall maintenance is often overlooked on the home maintenance calendar but includes some critical items that if missed can be make for very costly repairs. Most of the Fall maintenance items are really looking ahead for that first freeze in the Denver Metro area and making sure that everything is buttoned up for the cold months ahead. Winter is indeed coming.

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Inside Fall Home Maintenance

 ❏    Have Furnace / Heater Serviced

To ensure safety and efficiency, it’s a good idea to have your heating system serviced at least once a year to keep everything running at full efficiency. This is the most common item we see at home inspections. The best time to do your annual furnace maintenance is right now, as Denver area homeowners are turning on…

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If you need help navigating this market, call us at (303) 532-4742. Buyer fatigue is real at the moment, with lots of buyers giving up on their search. Sellers are getting bad advice, listing with no plan or execution. When you work with us, you are working with the very best Denver real estate agents. Don't leave such a huge financial decision to chance.

October 2021 Denver Market Update: 

The Denver real estate market is still going strong; it feels a lot more like a Summer market here than a Fall market (just like the beautiful fall weather we are experiencing). Denver continues to be a hot place to live, and relocation buyers continue to fuel the market demand. Demand in September was near an all-time high (only off by 1% compared to last year),…

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When you think of great wines, you think of California, France, Italy, Spain, and Colorado. Colorado? Indeed! We may not have the best Cabernets or Pinot Noirs, but we do have some lesser-known varietals that will rival the best in the world. Colorado Cabernet Franc is floral and herbaceous to the nose and loaded with notes of dark ripe plum with a toasty oak finish (typically found in the Loire of France), Colorado Merlot is wildly unique, the skins develop an intriguing array of spice from being at high altitude, and Teroldego (an Italian red variety) has a superb deep black cherry note.  A few other grapes to keep an eye out for include Syrah, Petit Verdot, Bordeaux blends, Rieslings and Gewurztraminer.

The Centennial State is home to 150 licensed…

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Selling your Denver home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner––especially when the demand for new homes keeps rising, and the inventory of Denver homes keeps dwindling. You're not alone either if you're already feeling drained by the complex logistics of trying to sell and buy a new home all at once, and we are here to guide you through the process.

Searching for a new home can be exciting, but many homebuyers admit that it can also be stressful, especially if you live in an unpredictable market with plenty of competitors. Unfortunately, waiting out a competitive housing market isn’t always the best idea either since listings are expected to remain limited in the most coveted Denver…

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If you need help navigating this market, call us at (303) 532-4742. Buyer fatigue is real at the moment, with lots of buyers giving up on their search. Sellers are getting bad advice, listing with no plan or execution. When you work with us, you are working with the very best Denver real estate agents. Don't leave such a huge financial decision to chance.

September 2021 Denver Market Update: 

In August, the Denver real estate market continued to be unique and unexpected compared to previous "typical" years. The inventory of homes is still low, and demand remains very high. Sellers have the advantage in nearly all price segments. It will be interesting to see if we will have an uptick in inventory after Labor Day, as has been the case historically.

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Fall doesn't technically begin until September 22nd, but the leaves will start turning in Colorado well before then. For many Coloradans, Fall is a special time of year. And the first sign of Fall is always that wave of colors along the Colorado Mountainsides. 

As the air gets crisper and the pumpkin spice lattes start frothing - it's time to start thinking about some of the best leaf-peeping spots in the state.

When do Leaf Colors start to Change?

Starting in mid-September, expect to see Aspens turning gold at elevations from 8,000 to 10,00 ft above sea level.

Typically Northern Colorado peaks first, and a wave of color moves South through the state. However, keep in mind that moisture levels significantly affect when leaf colors start to…

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With the record-breaking heat in Denver this Summer, many of us can't wait for the cool crisp air of Fall. And although Fall doesn't technically begin until Sept 22, temperatures typically have a dramatic change starting much earlier in September. There are so many incredible things to do throughout the year near Denver - but Fall may be the best of them all.

Sept 4-6 - A Taste of Colorado - This year, they spread the taste out a bit with the food trucks parking along Lawrence St between 15th and 17th streets. Booth and tent vendors will be set up in Skyline Park. Start at one end of the 16th mall and then stroll along to enjoy all of the festivities. It's a Denver staple!

Best Fall Events & Festivals in Colorado

Sept 4-6 - Cherry Creek Arts Festival - This year, it's been moved to the…

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If you need help navigating this market, call us at (303) 532-4742. Buyer fatigue is real at the moment, with lots of buyers giving up on their search. Sellers are getting bad advice, listing with no plan or execution. When you work with us, you are working with the very best Denver real estate agents. Don't leave such a huge financial decision to chance.

August 2021 Denver Market Update: 

July saw a slight cooling for the red hot Denver metro real estate market. A slight decrease in new listings and showing activity can be attributed to a normalization of the market, seasonal slowing, or simply a lull before the typical Fall activity spike. Anecdotally, we hear it is still very much a seller's market but with less intense competition among buyers.…

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