Remodeling your bathroom? Follow these tips.

REMODELING YOUR BATHROOM? FOLLOW THESE TIPS.

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes and colors. There are some really gorgeous spa-like bathrooms where owners go to feel pampered with jet tubs, gorgeous tilework, and plush amenities like heated floors and towel racks.    by  emily @ go haus go  On the other end, there are some truly outdated rooms that are in […]

Why 2015 is the perfect time to become a homeowner

Buying a Home in Denver in 2015

   by  Alan Cleaver  Purchasing a home is an important and significant step in your life, both emotionally and financially. And if you are looking to buy something sooner rather than later and can make your purchase in 2015, you will likely find that it is an excellent time to take advantage of some fantastic benefits […]

Xcel Energy offers free visits from energy advisors

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As winter continues its assault, nothing says “warmth” like a house with energy efficient heating systems and minimal drafts. Enter Xcel Energy with a valuable new program: Homeowners are invited to request, free of charge, that an Xcel advisor visit their home and prepare an Energy Action Report based on their current energy use and […]

Colorado housing price increases rank among highest in country

Colorado housing price increases rank among highest in country

Prices in the Colorado housing market hit record levels in November 2014 and continued to rise in December, according to recently released statistics from CoreLogic and Denver’s REcolorado. When it comes to climbing prices, Colorado ranked 2nd in the country in November, showing an 8.8% rise over the previous November, according to CoreLogic, owner of […]

Pinpointing PMI expiration dates can save thousands

Pinpointing PMI expiration dates can save thousands

Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac recently announced a new policy allowing homebuyers to make as little as a 3% down payment toward the cost of a home (vs. the previously required 5%), provided one of the borrowers hasn’t owned a primary residence within the past three years. Cash-short buyers everywhere rejoiced at this […]

Ann Meadows Joins RE/MAX of Cherry Creek in Denver as Broker Associate and Co-owner

Ann Meadows Denver real estate broker

January 12, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (For more information contact Douglas E. Lierle at lierlepr@comcast.net) DENVER – Ann Meadows, an accomplished real estate professional and member of the Denver Metro Association of Realtors, has joined RE/MAX of Cherry Creek, Inc. in Denver as a Broker Associate and co-owner. Meadows has served the diverse real estate […]

Nearing retirement? Anticipate your future housing needs

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   by  ota_photos  Many people plan for retirement far in advance of their senior years: They fund IRAs, buy beachfront property, practice their golf swings. But when it comes to ensuring a comfortable life during the golden years, they often forget to assess the physical limitations of their housing situations. “Most of us want to ‘age […]

5 ways to sabotage your oven

5 ways to sabotage your oven

Consider the common oven: In most kitchens, it’s a workhorse rather than a glamour girl. It takes messy spills and searing temperatures in stride, and keeps on performing. But ovens, like any other appliance, aren’t built to last forever. If not cared for properly, they are vulnerable to an early demise. Recently, Angie’s List magazine […]

Denver Rental Prices Up More than 10% from 2013

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If you’re looking to find a rental in Denver, be prepared to pay more than you may think. A new study from Zillow found that renters here in the Denver metro area spent $4.9 billion for rent, up 10% from a year ago. That equates to about $86 a month more    by  Jesse Varner  this […]

One home purchase boosts local economy by $67,310

Denver real estate purchase boosts local economy by $67,310

   by  MoneyBlogNewz  Buyers and sellers obviously understand the importance of the housing market to their overall well-being. But what about those who aren’t currently in the real estate market? Does the health of the housing industry make a difference in their lives? Indeed, a robust housing market benefits many sectors of the economy. To understand […]

First Time Buyer: Tips for a Stress Free Real Estate Process

First time home buyer tips

First-time buyers who enter the home-buying process without doing their research beforehand may find themselves overwhelmed with decisions and information. Denver area real estate can be intimidating, especially lately with multiple offers and higher bids. How much should I be spending? What are my priorities for my new home? How much should I negotiate? Luckily, […]

RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Hosts Annual Client Appreciation Party at Denver Zoo

RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Client Appreciation Party

December 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (For more information contact Douglas E. Lierle at lierlepr@comcast.net) RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Hosts Annual Client Appreciation Party at Denver Zoo More than 1,800 Attend Special Event Featuring Brilliant Zoo Lights, Tasty Buffet Stations, and Toy Collection for The Children’s Hospital DENVER – RE/MAX of Cherry Creek, one of […]

Weekend Happenings: December 20-21

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As it’s the last weekend before Christmas, there are a lot of things to take advantage of before the holiday is over! We have our picks below, but there are tons of festivities going on to choose from. Check out a comprehensive list of what’s happening at the Denver CVB’s website here. Saturday 12/20 Tour […]

Lender’s Corner: Bargain Interest rates available for jumbo loans

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If you’re in the market for a loan higher than $417,000 — what the industry calls a “jumbo loan” — you may have noticed that interest rates haven’t favored you in recent years. Typically, these loans are offered at around .25 percentage points higher than conventional loans, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Now, however, […]

Buyers go digital when looking for homes

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   by  mikecogh  If you’re getting ready to put your home on the market, no doubt you’ve planned on posting a “for sale” sign out front and possibly scheduling a few open house dates to lure buyers. But have you planned to launch your sale in the mobile world? If not, you are missing a huge […]

RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Launches New Website Showcasing Comprehensive Information in User-Friendly Format

RMCC Website

December 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (For more information contact Douglas E. Lierle at lierlepr@comcast.net) RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Launches New Website Showcasing Comprehensive Information in User-Friendly Format DENVER – RE/MAX of Cherry Creek, one of Colorado’s most successful real estate brokerages, has launched a new website showcasing a wealth of premier properties, beautiful photography, […]

Denver Real Estate: Open Houses 12/13-14

1745 Monaco Pkwy Denver CO

Looking for Denver real estate? Come visit this weekend’s Open Houses presented by our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek brokers. SUNDAY 12/14 1-3PM 1745 MONACO STREET PARK HILL $795,000 5 Bedrooms 5 Baths Rare Opportunity to own this Stately 2 story Tudor on one of the best blocks in Park Hill on the Parkway, Very rare […]

Weekend Happenings: 12/13-14

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We’re right in the thick of the holiday season! Lights are up, holiday music is playing, and people are celebrating and getting into the spirit. For many of us, we are now in the final weeks of Christmas shopping for family and friends. Those lucky people who have already gotten their Christmas shopping done are […]

Is a repair bid giving you sticker shock? Call us for advice

Is a repair bid giving you sticker shock? Call us for advice

Home maintenance can be a pricey proposition for anyone – but for the elderly, it can present special challenges. When the sewer backs up, the furnace dies in the dead of winter or the hot water heater breaks, seniors are particularly vulnerable to predatory repair services inflating their prices. Unfortunately, we have seen this occur […]

Weekend Happenings: December 6-7

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It’s a busy weekend here in Denver with some fantastic celebrations! The weather forecasters are calling for great weather, so get out there and enjoy yourselves. Want to hear about what we’re getting up to? Check out our top picks: Saturday 12/6 Enjoy free day at the Denver Art Museum! It happens the first Saturday […]

Featured New Listing: 3416 S Race Street

3416 S Race Street

4 Bedrooms 3 Baths Price: $425,000 Presented by Team Hetterich • Kent Village ranch: 3 + 1 bedrooms, attached garage • Quiet cul-de-sac location on spacious greenbelt • Master suite with large walk in closet, bath with double sinks • Updated kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, glass cooktop, pantry, eating space, wood […]

Thinking of investing in real estate? Consider these 5 questions

Investing in Real Estate

You’ve worked hard and saved up a substantial nest egg. Now you want to reap the benefits by making real estate investments to round out your portfolio. But are you really ready to make that leap? Whether you’re looking to invest at home or abroad, Lamudi, a global real estate company, suggests you consider these […]

John Denver’s house listed at $10.75 million

John Denver’s hit song Rocky Mountain High took on new meaning recently, when his former Aspen home was put on the market with an eye-catching price tag of $10.75 million. The 6,000 square-foot home, featuring 6 bedrooms and 4-1/2 bathrooms, was listed for sale in August. The estate also boasts a 5-bedroom guesthouse that contains […]