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Posted on 01/18/2021
Will Your House Buying Plan Work?
Before you launch a home search, you should put together a property buying plan. That way, you will know exactly what you want to accomplish during the homebuying journey and can tailor your house search accordingly. There are many things you can do to ensure your homebuying plan will work perfectly, and these include: 1. Create Homebuying Goals You...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
Do I Qualify for a Rural Loan?
Photo by Pete Linforth via Pixabay Vacant land is a hot commodity – especially for builders. If you’re searching for a home, you may find one in an area that’s growing in population but still offers great lots. Interestingly enough, these areas that look like thriving cities could be zoned in an area deemed “rural.” If so, you...
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Posted on 01/04/2021
Non-Negotiables and Homebuying Deal-Breakers
Photo by Edar via Pixabay Before you sign on the bottom line, know which items are negotiable and which negate the deal entirely. Clearly defining these in advance can save you significant headaches when the buying bug takes over. Your agent will remind you of your non-negotiables and keep you on the right track. Here are some big-ticket...
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Posted on 12/28/2020
Buying with Less than 20% Down
Photo by Gustavo Frazao via Shutterstock Whether you’ve been saving up for a while or you’re just getting started, getting into a home might be easier than you think. If you’re looking to buy a home, but you just aren’t sure about tying all your savings into a house, check out the various loan options with low down...
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Posted on 12/21/2020
Garden Favorites to Increase Your Curb Appeal
Photo by Helga_SM via Shutterstock When you begin to revamp your yard or garden, there comes a time to decide what exactly you’ll be growing. You’ll want plants that are hearty, beautiful and fragrant to grace your yard. Choose Hearty First, you can begin by planting ground-cover roses. These bountiful, low-growing rose varieties can provide plenty of flowers...
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Posted on 12/15/2020
13500 E Cornell Avenue #309, Aurora, CO 80014 now has a new price of $237,500!
Gorgeous totally remodeled unit with partial lake and golf course views from lanai. Both bathrooms have been completely remodeled with new lighting, cabinets, tile showers/tubs and fixtures. Kitchen has brand new cabinets installed with beautiful granite counter tops and newer stainless appliances making this one a must see. New windows and sliding glass doors. Cowboy storage locker and large storage close in the unit and more storage down the hall! Heather Gardens is a golf-course community and includes a huge clubhouse filled with activities. Amenities include a Rendezvous Restaurant with weekly entertainment, an indoor and outdoor...
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Posted on 12/14/2020
Know Your Zone
Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash Zoning laws have been in place in the United States for many years. They serve communities in a number of ways. As a home buyer, it is important to know and understand the zoning laws that cover any property you consider purchasing. Structures Generally, residential zonings laws indicate what kind of structures...
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Posted on 12/07/2020
4 Ways to Prepare for Buying Your First House
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Buying a house can be complicated. Before you can get started, you must know how much money you can spend, what kind of house you're looking for, what kind of house you can afford in your area and other factors. This is a good time to get started! Below are four concrete...
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Posted on 12/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 3144 S Wheeling Way #403, Aurora, CO 80014
Heather Gardens at a great price, this one's for you! Spacious 2 bedroom 2 bathroom 1200 sq ft penthouse level unit is priced to sell and ready to move into. Lovely, well cared home with vaulted ceilings. Has new windows and sliding glass door, a separate dining room, plenty of storage and a large master suite with attached en-suite and large walk-in closet. A second enclosed bedroom can be used as an office or guest room. Views of trees, feels like being in a tree house. The Lanai has partial mountain views with lots of fresh air through the partially glass enclosed lanai. Additional storage unit down the hall and a cowboy storage...
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Posted on 11/30/2020
5 Facts About Severe Weather Damage & Homeowners Insurance
Photo by Peter from Pexels When everyday people take out a homeowners' insurance policy, there is an expectation that you enjoy secure coverage in the event of a loss. That sigh of relief many people experience when signing off on a policy may be an illusion, to some extent. That’s because not every severe weather event is covered...
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Posted on 11/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 7591 S Addison Way, Aurora, CO 80016
Seller Is Ready To Move! He Says Make Your Best Offer A He'll Take A Good Look At It!! Great end unit location, away from busy streets and traffic. Sunny, east facing location with nice front patio area. Terrific floor plan includes a beautiful kitchen with cherry cabinets, slab granite countertops, raised bar counter to living room, all appliances, pantry and hardwood floors. Living room has vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace and ample windows. Spacious master with vaulted ceilings, ceiling fan, adjacent master bath and huge walk-in closet!! Handsome plantation shutters throughout. Secondary bedroom, ideal for guests or home study. Large...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
Being Neighborly When a House is for Sale
Photo by Bilanol via Shutterstock You’ve heard all the sayings: “Location, location, location,” and the line in Robert Frost’s poem, “Good fences make good neighbors.” You’ve even made Abraham Lincoln’s saying your motto, “Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can.” Yet here you are, trying to sell our home, and the neighbors simply are not...
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