It is no surprise that the Denver real estate market continues to rally. As we enter into July, we usually see a typical seasonal shift in things. It’s summertime. People are traveling, enjoying the weather, and are out and about. As a result, we typically see a lower number of homes hit the market and […]

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Real estate can be a little different than other industries. Likely, in more ways than one! Today, I want to dive into why no news is good news when you’re in a real estate transaction! Whether you’re a buyer or seller, there are a series of dates/deadlines that you work through as part of your […]

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Ready to have amazing green grass? Or maybe you’re struggling with where to start?! We’ve got a celebrity addition with Mark, who will share the top 5 best things you can do for your lawn this summer! Tip 1: FertilizeYou will want to make sure that you fertilize in spring, summer, and fall. It is […]

Ok, let’s talk about the Denver real estate market this month! It has been a busy springtime in the metro area. As we continue to see a massive demand for inventory, we can’t get enough new homes to satisfy the need. We saw more than a 20% decline in new inventory in both single-family and […]

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Over four years ago, my husband Mark and I purchased our first home near Sloan’s Lake. We were so excited that we found such a lovely first home. Over the years, we had taken on some pretty significant projects, and we loved our space. Well, covid happened, and our 1000 square foot bungalow seemed to […]

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Meet Kaimana and Nick! We first talked about houses in December of 2020. Their good friends (and past clients of mine) had moved and purchased a home in Evergreen a few months back. We chatted on the phone for over an hour about all things Denver real estate. They relocated to CO from a studio […]

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! […]

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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 […]