Homeownership Tips

Sept. 20, 2021

Fall is Arriving This Week, Time for Fall Home Maintenance

Fall is on the calendar for later this week, which means the flakes could any day now, and time for some home fall maintenance items.

 


Here are a few items you should winterize before winter has set in --

 

  • Fertilize lawn for its last feeding
  • Check for drafts - use ...
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Aug. 31, 2021

When your Neighbors get TOO Loud

 

When you move into a property, house/condo or townhome, you have the right to live in a peaceful environment.    A few years back a police officer told me that before 7 am and after 9 pm, was to be quiet.   Of course 4th of July, that ...

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March 21, 2021

Creating a Desirable Home Office

 

Whether you work full-time at home or occasionally need to conduct business in the evenings or on the weekends, a home office a great way to utilize an extra room. Now that many employees are allowed to work from home, an organized home office could be important.  A ...

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March 15, 2021

Spring Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

There are items you should be maintaining every season to ensure you don't end up with a giant bill for repairs.   Once all this snow melts, here is a list for the Spring Maintenance a homeowner should review -

 

 

1.  Be sure to check your gutters ...

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Feb. 3, 2021

No More Chirping of Smoke Alarms in the Middle of the Night

 

All these years, when I remind clients to change their clocks for Daylight Savings Time, another reminder was for everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms.   In the newer homes, this meant, A LOT of 9 volt batteries!   (now that they go in all bedrooms ...

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Dec. 3, 2020

Listing a Home - What's the Big Deal?

You are ready to list your home, you give your trusted REALTOR a call to come over to walk your home, and get more information on this process.    If you have listed a home, you most likely know what goes into preparing a home for the market.   If ...

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Nov. 26, 2020

Kidde Smoke Alarms - No Changing of Batteries

All these years, when I remind clients to change their clocks for Daylight Savings Time, another reminder was for everyone to change the batteries in their smoke alarms.   In the newer homes, this meant, A LOT of 9 volt batteries!   (now that they go in all bedrooms, hallways ...

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Nov. 20, 2020

What is the Homestead Senior/Veteran Property Tax Program for Colorado?

This Colorado state program has been off and on in effect over the last few years.    It is still at risk for 2021, depending on the funding at the State level.

How would/could this help you?   If you qualify under the requirements for eligibility - you pay 1 ...

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Aug. 3, 2020

Summertime Checklist for Home Maintenance

 

When you are a homeowner, there are items you need to keep up with so the repairs don't cost you a fortune. There are items each season to do, and the following are the summertime maintenance items.

Depending on what part of the country you live, these home ...

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July 3, 2020

Preparing your Home for Sale

 

When putting a home on the market, a homeowner should look at many things to be sure their home is ready for the market.   It is a proven fact, that a "ready to move in" home will sell faster and at a higher price than a home that ...

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