Summer is a time to revel in the outdoors. No wonder many homeowners dream of the perfect patio retreat: a place where they can relax in private as well as entertain friends and family in style. The key to making your outdoor space comfortable, say many, is to bring the concepts you use indoors to the great outdoors. “The … [Read more...] about Bring indoor decorating tactics to outdoor spaces
With the warmer weather, summer provides a relief from the high cost of heating your home. But that’s no reason to think your utility bills will cool down. The season brings its own utility expenses, including the cost of air conditioning, increased water needs and more. How to save? RisMedia, a real estate information … [Read more...] about Chill ways to save on utility bills this summer
Rising prices. Buyers in a frenzy to find homes. Credit becoming easier to find. To many, this description of the Denver and national housing market, seems to indicate pending trouble. Our clients often ask us: Are we headed for a new housing bubble? Rest assured, most experts are quick to dispel this fear. Market conditions … [Read more...] about Are we in a housing bubble?
When it comes to taxes, most of us are used to expecting bad news rather than good. But last year, just before Christmas, Congress announced a new tax development all homeowners can appreciate. It passed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015. The Act allowed homeowners’ to deduct private mortgage insurance … [Read more...] about Welcome news: Private mortgage insurance payments still deductible
Is your house is looking tired and dated? There’s a simple solution: Spruce things up by painting the walls or adding accessories in Snorkel blue, Buttercup yellow and Peach Echo orange. "The Colours" (CC BY 2.0) by Rocco Lucia Those are the latest colors recommended by the leading color … [Read more...] about Snorkel blue? Buttercup? Welcome to this year’s recommended paint colors
You’ve hired a real estate agent to help you sell your home. Now you find yourself wondering: What exactly can you expect from your broker? A real estate agent should do more than simply post a “for sale” sign in front of the home and take bids. “Sellers are right to expect some real effort from listing agents,” notes Realtor … [Read more...] about You’ve hired a real estate agent. Now what?
It takes a long time for trees to grow into beautiful, mature specimens. But contrary to common belief, they don’t always thrive without help. If they aren’t well cared for, they can quickly become vulnerable to Colorado’s violent weather swings. To protect your trees, here are a few simple steps recommended by … [Read more...] about Even mature trees need tending
RE/MAX of Cherry Creek 35th Anniversary Giveaway Weekend Getaway Grand Prize This year, RE/MAX of Cherry Creek celebrates 35 years of providing superior real estate service to clients in Denver and the surrounding areas. Our brokers – who have an average of more than 17 years of experience - are why we maintain our … [Read more...] about RMCC Weekend Getaway Grand Prize Giveaway