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5 Worst Problems Found in Colorado Home Inspections

Nine out of 10 home buyers believe that a home inspection is a necessity, according to a study by the American Society of Home Inspectors. Unfortunately, home inspections have a habit of turning up unwelcome surprises. We’ve assembled a list of the most common repairs needed after a home inspection. Radon Radon is a colorless, […]

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4 Expert Tips to Deal with an Abandoned House in Colorado

Vacant houses can attract crime, create health hazards, and hurt your property value. Left abandoned too long, these unpleasant eyesores can suffer broken windows, holes in the roof, rodent infestations and/or graffiti. If there is a derelict house in your Colorado neighborhood, we are here to educate you on your rights to take action. What […]

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How to Get Your Real Estate License in Colorado

If you’re looking to be your own boss with a flexible schedule and excellent earning potential, then a career as a real estate agent might be for you. Unlike most other states, Colorado is a “single license” state. This means that there are not distinct licenses for salesperson or broker. Here, as soon as you […]

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Mortgage Default Rate in Colorado

Making your mortgage payments is the first priority for homeowners who want to get the most out of a home investment. Mortgage default rates in Colorado and the U.S. have seen increases as homeowners face economic issues that impact their financial well-being. In cities like Denver, the housing and mortgage industries face risks of potential […]

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Can an Executor Sell a House without Beneficiaries Approving it in Colorado?

As the executor of an estate, you may be called on to sell a house to pay off debts or expenses, or simply to distribute the estate among the beneficiaries. But things can get complicated when the beneficiaries can’t agree whether or not to sell the house. Some beneficiaries may want to keep the house […]

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When Insurance Doesn’t Cover Flood Damage to Your Home

Will Your Insurance Cover Flood Damage to Your Denver Home? Even if you don’t live in a flood zone, your Denver home could still be flooded. One in five flood insurance claims occur in a low-risk area. The damage alone is hard to handle, but it’s nothing compared to the anguish of discovering that the […]

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How Gentrification is Affecting Housing Prices in Denver

When a formerly depressed neighborhood suddenly becomes hot, rapid growth can transform an area almost overnight. But it can also bring expensive growing pains. Is gentrification making Denver unaffordable? Gentrification can happen quickly. As higher-income buyers move into a growing neighborhood, the cost of living goes up. Rents typically escalate, forcing poor and working-class families […]

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How to Fight Property Tax Increases in Colorado

According to statistics released by the National Taxpayers Union, between 30 and 60 percent of property owners pay more than they should in a fiscal year. As a property owner, do not fear to appeal the property tax bill if you feel that the amount is exaggerated. You have to show the taxman that the […]

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Historic Homes in Denver

As more and more people flock to Denver, it’s easy to foretell a bright future for our fair city. However, it’s equally important to remember the rich history of the mile-high city. In this blog post, we take a trip through history to look at some of the oldest homes in Denver. The Molly Brown […]

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2016 Denver Real Estate Predictions

Denver is one of the most interesting real estate markets not only in Colorado, but in the whole United States.  The average home in Denver over 2015 jumped up in price by 8%, leaving many questioning if 2016 will be just more of the same for the Denver market.  2015 left Denver with home appreciation […]

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