Xeriscape in Colorado

In a dry state like Colorado, Xeriscaping is an environmentally friendly style of landscape design that is easy on the wallet (once it’s in place) and aesthetically pleasing.  What is Xeriscaping? “Xeros” is the Greek word for dry, and our very own Denver Water coined the term Xeriscape in 1981 to describe the style ofContinue reading “Xeriscape in Colorado”

The Skinny on Carriage Houses, or Accessory Dwelling Units in Denver CO

An ADU, or accessory dwelling unit, is a small, habitable structure situated on a residential lot, usually behind the “primary” house. Utilities are tied in, making it easier and cheaper to build than a house. It’s a place where another person can live on the property with a little breathing space — they have theirContinue reading “The Skinny on Carriage Houses, or Accessory Dwelling Units in Denver CO”

Location and Transportation Matters in the Greater Years

Where you live makes a big difference to how well you live. And for seniors, this is especially true. It’s great to have a friend or family member who can help you get places. But to rely solely on them may limit your mobility. Fortunately, in Denver, there are good public transportation options. With some forethought, you canContinue reading “Location and Transportation Matters in the Greater Years”

Sell Your Denver Home for Top Dollar

Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a Realtor to post a sign out front. A good Realtor will help guide you through the process. Here’s a rundown of the basics, to make to ensure you get the best possible price. Repairs. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and theContinue reading “Sell Your Denver Home for Top Dollar”

Denver Real Estate and COVID-19

It was shaping up to be a banner spring market… until March and the virus started to take hold. Many would-be sellers are waiting this out — we had a high number of withdrawn listings by the end of the month and many on hold. If homes are occupied, it’s probably the best way.  SoContinue reading “Denver Real Estate and COVID-19”

Prepare to Sell

Selling your home doesn′t just mean hiring a Realtor to post a sign out front. There are a lot of preparations you should make to ensure you get the best offer possible in the shortest time. Repairs. Just because you’ve gotten used to the cracks in the walls and the rattles in the radiators doesn’tContinue reading “Prepare to Sell”

How to Sell Your Current Home and Buy a New Home in Denver

You own a home. But it’s getting small. Or you want a better school district. Or you are tired of your commute. Or you want a yard. (Or you don’t want a yard!) There are so many reasons to want to move! But you own your place, so it’s complicated, right? It doesn’t have toContinue reading “How to Sell Your Current Home and Buy a New Home in Denver”

Do Solar Panels Pay Off?

The popularity of roof solar panel systems is on the rise, and the fast-growing industry now offers a few different options for purchase and installation. Different ownership models provide different benefits, advantages and disadvantages, so homeowners should do their research before deciding whether and how to install and pay for their panels. It’s hard notContinue reading “Do Solar Panels Pay Off?”

Prepare to Sell Your Denver House — Prioritize Repairs and Improvements

A Seller client needed help selling his place — a rather large, semi-detached house — that had been lived in for quite a while by several mid-20s guys in a roommate/group house situation. You’d be correct to assume that the place was run-down and in need of cosmetic updates, maintenance upkeep, and general love. The houseContinue reading “Prepare to Sell Your Denver House — Prioritize Repairs and Improvements”