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Home Holiday Decor

It’s almost that time of year again. You may think that it is far away, but the holidays are right around the corner. Whether you like to decorate your home from top to bottom, or simply place a tasteful candle in each window, planning your decorating in advance can keep the process peaceful. Easy decorating means that you will have more time during the holidays to actually enjoy them. We have a few ideas that can help with your decorating, and might even be fun!

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Property Tax information

The two words “property taxes” are enough to strike fear in the heart of any homeowner. Property taxes are a basic cost that you agree to pay when you close on your home, much like a mortgage payment or homeowners insurance. Knowing some basic information about property taxes can help make them a little less frightening.

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Choosing Hard Wood Floors

Hardwood floors have a classic beauty that few other materials have. Gleaming hardwoods tie a home together and can go with almost any decor. Whether you are picking out brand new hardwoods for a newly built home or looking at replacing floors in an older home, we have some helpful hints to make the process smooth.

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Colorado Springs Housing Market Recovery

The 2008 recession affected the entire country, but it hit some areas harder than others. 2008 was not as brutal in Colorado as it was on the West Coast or in Arizona, but the local housing market definitely felt an impact. Some builders left the local market, foreclosures rose, and sellers of homes saw the market almost come to a stop. Several years later as we approach 2016, all indicators point to a market that is strong once again.

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Colorado Springs Fall events

Colorado is known for her epic winters and beautiful summers, but cooling autumn months bring several great entertainment options for all ages. We have some fun fall activities and events listed below that are guaranteed to help make autumn your favorite Colorado season.

Posted & filed under Landscaping, Things to do, Tips.

Tips to Prepare yard for winter

We’ve had all summer to enjoy the Colorado outdoors, whether it was with gardening, impromptu games of soccer on the lawn, or hosting barbecues for family and friends. Now, the temperatures are starting to cool, leaves are changing, and autumn is definitely in the air.

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home inspection home appraisal differences

When you are purchasing a home, the list of things to do often seems a bit overwhelming. Some steps can even feel as if they are repeats of prior steps. People often think that home appraisals and home inspections are the same thing. They are actually two very important and different parts of the home buying process, and we have explanations of both.

Posted & filed under New Home Advantages, Things to do, Tips.

Do these 10 things after closing

You have gone through the entire process of buying your new home. From house hunting to making an offer to your final walkthrough, you have made it through every last step. Every last document has been signed and dated, and you literally hold the keys to your future in your hand. It may seem like the process is finished, but it is really just beginning. We have a few of the first steps that you should take after your closing.

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The importance of homeowners insurance

Buying a home requires purchasing homeowners insurance. Most people simply want to mark this off of their checklist, without giving thought to what the actual insurance policy entails. We have a few facts that are good to know about homeowners insurance, so that you know what you are paying for.

Posted & filed under Floor Plans, Home Decoration, Tips.

How to balance Comfort and Elegance in Home Decor

Balancing comfort and beauty in a home presents a challenge. We want our home to be a place to relax and retreat from the demands of the daily world, but we also want it to be a place of beauty. Comfort and elegance need not be mutually exclusive in our homes. Comfort and elegance can actually be one and the same in a house, with just a few ideas to keep in mind.