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Posted on 11/22/2020
How to Remove & Replace Old Caulk
Image by bidvine from Pixabay If you have a bath or shower that required caulking, chances are that caulk has seen better days. It's soft, so abrasive cleaners wear away at it. This may cause gaps or ragged holes that trap residue. And even if it's all in one piece, mildew and grime will likely stain it over...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Quick Pad Thai for the Holidays
Photo by Sharon Ang via PixabayOne of the best parts of the holidays is the wonderful food we get to overindulge on. It's always fun to have a big, multi-course feast, with the delicious tradition of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, coleslaw, and some kind of pie -- especially pumpkin or chocolate cream pie -- or...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Are You Prepared to Sell a Home?
When it comes to selling a house, it is important to prepare as much as you can. That way, you can identify potential home selling hurdles and overcome these issues before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prep for the house selling journey. 1. Analyze All Areas of Your Home You might...
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Posted on 11/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 1012 15th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
This is a 6-unit multi-family housing property that is on The Hill (University Hill), right across the street from the campus of CU Boulder, current residents are students of the University. Amenities included range/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, tub/shower, porch, and a patio, bike rack and picnic table. There is a driveway, parking lot, and additional street parking available for use. There is a mix of units including one 3 bedroom unit, two 2 bedroom units, one 1 bedroom unit, and 2 studio units. The net rentable area is 3,303 square feet, the entire land area is 6,137 square feet. A separate structure in the back consists of one...
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Posted on 11/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 1012 15th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
This is a 6-unit multi-family housing property that is on The Hill (University Hill) which is right across the street from the campus of CU Boulder, current residents are students of the University. Amenities included range/oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, tub/shower, porch, and a patio. There is a driveway, parking lot, and additional street parking available for use. Also, a shared bike rack and picnic table. There is a mix of units including one 3 bedroom unit, two 2 bedroom units, one 1 bedroom unit, and 2 studio units. The net rentable area is 3,303 square feet, the entire land area is 6,137 square feet. Property is in a prime location...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Protecting Your Garden from Pests
Image by wagrati_photo from Pixabay If you have pumpkins or winter and summer squash in your garden, there is a chance that squash bugs will find their ways into your planter beds. Squash bugs are pests that can wreak havoc on your vegetables, especially winter squash and pumpkin. Their attacks are not limited to gourds, they also target...
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Posted on 10/25/2020
Did You Price Your Residence Appropriately?
If you add your house to the real estate market but fail to garner buyers' attention, now may be a good time to revamp your home pricing strategy. Otherwise, your home may remain on the housing market for many weeks or months before it finally sells. Generally, there are several factors you need to consider to determine if you...
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Posted on 10/18/2020
Is the Market Ready for Me to Invest?
Photo by Edar via Pixabay You’ve been considering an investment in real estate but are you really ready? Putting your money into something you haven’t done your homework on could be detrimental. You may even have all the tools, but are still straddling the fence. How will you know it’s time? Here are a few signs that indicate...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Home Improvements That Attract Prospective Buyers
Photo by Laura Shaw via Pixabay 4 Improvements That Increase the Value of Your Home Home improvement projects add useability, beauty and convenience to your house, and those characteristics make the house more desirable to potential buyers. If you’re considering a home improvement project, here are four that will increase the value of your home. 1. An Addition...
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Posted on 10/04/2020
Hardy Indoor Plants For The Black Thumb Gardener
Photo by Pushok via Pixabay Do you buy plants for your home – just to find them shriveled up and browning just a few short days later? You may be purchasing plants that require too much care – or that are known for being tricky to keep alive. Whether you’ve been cursed with a black thumb, have a...
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Posted on 09/27/2020
Top Tips for House Shopping From Afar
Photo by Bruce Mars via Pexels House shopping when you live far from your new community is not easy, but technology makes it much simpler to tackle this big task. While nothing beats in-person visits, if you live across the country, or even in an international destination, you may not have that option. Here’s a look at how...
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Posted on 09/25/2020
Another Property Sold - 101 Kirkwood Way, Black Hawk, CO 80422
Move in ready 3 bed+ / 3 bath cedar sided home with modern updates including all bathrooms, new stainless steel appliances, beetle kill wood accents throughout, new paint & much more! Nestled on a private corner lot this home sits on just over two and a half flat, usable acres surrounded by pines within the desirable Meadowlakes community. Easy stroll to the idyllic & private, members only Thorn lake for fishing & recreation. With a large wrap around main deck, a private owner's deck off the master bedroom, and a rear wood patio this home offers a multitude of options for outdoor entertaining. A spacious lower level includes a...
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