As inventory continues to grow tighter and tighter, and with lower interest rates, the 2021 buying season is off to a wild start. With a lack of homes hitting the market, this past January and February have been an adjustment for everyone. Historically speaking, the winter months always tend to have low levels of inventory. […]

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(not so) BREAKING NEWS: Denver is in an extreme seller’s market. Well, we’ve known this for the past handful of years. While our inventory is seeing intense lows, like, since 1982 lows, there are a few things that I want to revisit. Historically speaking, January always has the lowest levels of inventory. It’s cold outside, […]

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In Denver and any market with fierce competition, you likely have to put in offers well over the asking price. While sellers may be over the moon, the contract’s success is heavily based on the appraisal. So, what is, and why would you want to include an appraisal gap anyway?! An appraisal gap works to […]

There is something extra special when you go back, like WAY back!!! Daniela and I have known each other since high school! Us Nederland kids seem to stick together! She reached out a while back, and we met for cold-pressed juice in Boulder (the most Boulder of Boulder things to do!). We chatted about all […]

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This holiday season doesn’t call for hanging out on the couch with your pups. It’s all about being hot on the home search! While this is usually my favorite time of year for buyers, 2020 shows us something slightly different, a complete anomaly. Historically, the winter months have lower levels of inventory, but also a […]

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Steph and Tim have an extra fun story! Let’s start at the beginning!! Over a year ago, some dear friends decided to move back to the east coast. After some deep recon work, I found them the perfect agent, Molly Branson. She was a DC wiz, and I knew they would be perfect for them! […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]