Halloween is a time for fantasy and sheer fun. But it also has a sobering side. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than any other time of year. Rather than worry, Safe Kids recommends taking these preventative steps to protect your kids: Focus on … [Read more...] about 4 ways to keep your kids safe this Halloween
While the Denver-metro housing market slowed in August, it’s unclear if it’s a temporary event or a long-term trend. Signs of a slowdown include a 10.91% drop in the number of sold homes, as well as a decrease in prices. The average sold price also dropped to $488,918—1.3% lower than in July (although still 3.53% higher than … [Read more...] about Denver housing market slows in August
When it comes to Colorado tourism, less can be more. Case in point: while tourism growth slowed between 2017 and 2018, the state earned more tourist dollars than ever before. Colorado’s growth in tourist visits rose just 1% between 2017 and 2018. But those tourists spent a record $22.3 billion before leaving town. Along the … [Read more...] about Colorado Tourism Office lures high spenders to the state
It doesn’t take binge watching Game of Thrones to know that winter is coming. If you’re a smart homeowner, you’ll start preparing for the season before the temperature plummets and the snow swirls. Here are some important maintenance tasks, suggested by Justin Pierce in a column in the Washington Post. Furnace: Change … [Read more...] about Winter is around the corner. Use this checklist to prepare your home.
Some like to live large. Others, well, they’re happy with a smaller lifestyle. Enter, the micro apartment. The size of some master bedrooms, but complete with a kitchen, bathroom and clever storage spaces, they’re the little trend that’s looming large. As the city grows and rents rise, micro apartments—one-bedroom and studio … [Read more...] about Tiny apartments make big gains in the Denver metro area