Woah…that’s about sums up the fall market in Denver! Between elections, covid, and, well 2020 as a whole, Denver’s real estate market seems to be blissfully unaware of what’s happening around us!  The housing market is stronger than ever! With inventory at a record low, average home prices jumping to the highest ever, and incredible […]

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The Fourth of July is a signal for the beginning of Road Trip Season. I experienced some issues with an older friends Trailer that had me thinking some RV check-out is in order. Below is a Pre Trip check out list that may help avoid on the road issues. RV Checklist: Check Propane: Selector switch […]

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So Kelsea, should I be buying right now? Keep reading to see how covid-19 is changing the Denver real estate market. 👉 We have seen showings decrease by 50% from this time last year. Showings down by close to two-thirds for homes at higher price points. So what does that mean? It means more buyers […]

So, Kelsea…how’s the Denver real estate market anyway?!?! This is the most asked question I get, and I LOVE talking about! Today, we are diving into how the Denver Real Estate Market is shaping up this spring! Denver was recently ranked the most competitive real estate market in the nation by Forbes. With such a […]

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You’ve heard the term used before, but what is earnest money anyway?! The simplest way to think of earnest money is it’s a good faith deposit to the seller, that you as the buyer are going to take the necessary steps through the contract process. Earnest money is usually held by the title company or […]

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In a galaxy closer than you think, spring is finally here! As you are getting your yard ready, here are some tips and tick about keep your grass happy! Sprinkler System Activation First Step: See if big leaks exist after turning on water. Once located, fix! Second Step: Sprinkler Testing via the Control Panel- Test […]

Home Inspection Word Association: Gardening and Flowers = Atmospheric Vacuum Breaker Denver is a dry environment. If the owner loves to garden then automatic methods of watering are frequently needed. The outside water needs to be separated from your drinking water. The device that enforces this separation is called an Atmospheric Vacuum Breaker. This device […]

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Hosting the family? Having a friendsgiving? Here are a few amazing tablescapes to get your inner “Sandra Lee” creativity going!

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Ok, ya’ll let’s talk about renovating your home!!! I’ve had a handful of buyers that are taking on fixer-uppers. There are some brilliant areas to spend your money and some that are not! So, let’s chat about it! Question 1: Does adding bedrooms and bathrooms matter? HECK YES, THEY DO!!!!! If you are considering adding […]

The moment you are officially under contract on your future home, there are a few big NO, NO’s

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As summer comes to the Colorado front range the focus on lawn and garden heats up. Water Wars in our house focuses on the yearly activation of lawn sprinkler and drip system on the gardens. This year found me focusing on the cost of water and the thrill of new plants. History: We have experienced […]

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Harness the power of the sun to offset your electrical bills?! Ummm sign me up!!! There are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind as both a home buyer and a home seller. More than ever, the want to help curb global warming through renewable energy is very appealing. The installation of a […]

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It was a hot summer in Denver, both for pets and humans! A fun and yummy treat I made Nellie was watermelon pupsicles. They are so easy and she LOVED them. What You Need: 1 watermelon A blender Ice cube trays Cut the watermelon into smaller pieces. I used my ninja blender and added the […]

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The easiest home project is that can land you some serious ROI…💲 The secret is simple… paint!!! 🎨 Some believe that you can see up to a 💰 107% return on your paint investment – I am on board!!! There is nothing more simple than changing out the color of your walls for some serious […]

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Here in Denver, you can generally estimate one month from the moment the seller accepts your offer until you make it to the closing table. So, what exactly happens in those 30 days, anyways?! In Colorado, the contract to buy and sell is heavily written in the buyer’s favor. This means that it is the […]

Whether you’re a first time home buyer or an experienced investor, I hear folks say, “I’m going to wait another year.” If you have been considering purchasing a home, you may be curious to know if this is the right time in the market to make your move. The market is quickly changing, with new […]

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When you’re ready to sell your home🏡, there are so many important factors to keep in mind. The most important factor is, making sure the pricing of your home maximizes your chances of multiple offers, more showings, and the best price. 💰…I see this more often than not, homes get over priced📈, sit on the […]

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Home ownership rates are the lowest they have been in the last 50 years. Yet a large portion of Americans are still renting properties, instead of enjoying a home of their own. Consumer reports believe this is an issue because of a buyer’s lack of trust in their ability to purchase. It is still a […]

Today, I spend the afternoon diving into all things credit score. It was so interesting and I took away so many amazing tid-bits, that I had to share. Here is how you can tip the scale in your favor, Pay all your bills on time or even early. Once you get past 30 days overdue, […]

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Spring for the Home Inspector is a busy time on the home front! Here is a list of simple tricks and tips that can help you get ready for warmer weather! 1. Furnace filter check – For me, this means navigating around in the crawl space to ensure everything looks good. Also, make sure you […]

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You’ve talked to a lender, have your pre-approval, linked up with a great Realtor (like me) 😉 and you’re ready to start the search. Now what? Here is what to expect! 💯…❇️Needs vs. Wants❇️ – It is SO important to take the time upfront to know what your needs vs. wants are. Whether it’s writing […]

You’re ready to buy a home, yay so exciting!!! Is it all that important to have a physical bank or lender anyway? Since I have been going through this a lot lately, I figured it would be a great topic to discuss. So today, we are going to dive into the importance of working with […]

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2018 is quickly approaching, check out these kitchen trends below. Whether you’re renovating and need some inspiration or just love home design, these fun ideas are sure to give your creativity a boost! Curious to see what 2018 has in store for us? 1.) Say Goodbye to Granite Quartz is the number one selling material. […]

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This past weekend, Mark and I took our first trip out of Colorado since early February. Traveling has always been something that we love. It’s our refresh, our time away from work, and a total life reset. While Covid has messed up the entire world, not traveling has been one of the hardest adjustments. So, […]