Tamara Whelpley's Blog Posts

5 Organizing Tips To For The Holidays

5 Holiday Organizing Tips HOME ORGANIZATION & DECLUTTERINGFrom late November to early January, there will be more pumpkin pie, Hallmark Christmas movies and college football games than you can

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Learn About Down Payment Assist Programs

Down Payment Assistance Programs Are Free MoneyDown payment assistance programs are like free money ... really. But most people overlook thousands of dollars available to them—because they'

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Holidays Are Here How To Entertain In A Smaller Space

I Loved These Ideas and Wanted To Share This Article With You:How to Entertain in a Small DwellingFor many small space dwellers, the thought of entertaining over the holidays — inviting friends

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5 Smart Reasons To Buy A House During The Holidays

5 Smart Reasons To Buy A House During The HolidaysTurkeys and tinsel, Cookies and crumpets. Yes,  the holidays are here again, and it's the perfect time for ... house hunting? ,

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Denver Real Estate Statistics

 Denver Real Estate Statistics Year Over YearYou see the building going on;  you hear the buzz that inventory in Denver it tight;  you know your property must be have increased in

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What Can You Purchase In Denver Between 1M And 2M

What Home Can You Purchase In Denver Between 1M and 2M Click here to see what is on the market right now in Denver between $ 1M and $ 2MHow about over $

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Just Reduced In Listings In Denver County

Just Reduced Listings in Denver County.  Let me know if you want to look at any of these newly reduced properties over the Thanksgiving Holiday. 

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Did You Really Spring Clean 8 Areas To Think About

 8 Areas You Didn't Know You Missed For Spring Cleaning We think we did some Spring cleaning but here are some areas you may have missed.  Let's get real.  I had to.  

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Realestate Here Comes Facebook

Facebook launches massive push into real estate listingsZillow. Trulia. Realtor.com. Redfin. All household names in the real estate listings world, right?Well, those companies now

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10 Tips To Sell Your Home Fast

10 Tips to Sell Your Home FastEveryone wants to sell their home as fast as possible. Yet many homeowners get stuck in a long and painstaking process that ends up costing them a lot of time and.

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Coop Vs Condo What Is The Difference

Urban dwellers and potential buyers who want to purchase a new home in a common building or community will likely consider two types of properties: co-op and condo. Although they're similar in

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Is Stainless Steel Out What Is Trending

Stainless Steel: The End of an Era?This refreshing kitchen design by Poggenpohl is proving that stainless appliances aren’t always the go-to for cutting-edge kitchen design.While the demise of

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Colorado Condo Development Trends

Colorado Condo  Development Trends Colorado condo development is rapidly ramping up and has re-emerged with an explosion of new and varied architectural designs, construction

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Staging Your Home To Get Top Dollar When You Sell

3 Ways to Stage Your Home for SuccessThink about the last time you had friends over for dinner. Chances are in the hour leading up to it you were vacuuming, wiping surfaces, arranging the decorative

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7 Things To Keep Your Workspace More Productive

7 things to make your workspace more productiveBeing more productive means doing more in less time, and a more productive workspace can really help.1. Keep a water bottle on your desk. Staying

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Be A Homeowner Today With A Cash Offer

Be A Homeowner Today With A Cash OfferAre you tired of being bought out by cash offers?  Get in the game and win!Our program enables you to purchase a house with a cash offer and 30 day close

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Investment Opportunities In And Around Denver For The Week Of Nov 6 2017

Fixer Uppers in ColoradoWeek Of November 6, 2017Click here for investment opportunities DenverClick here for investment

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Kitchen Refresh On Any Budget

Kitchen Refresh on any BudgetIs a full remodel of your kitchen not in your budget but you want a little boost?With the right ingredients you can make this key room more stylish and functional,

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5 Uncommon Tips For Buying Your Dream Home

5 Uncommon Tips For Buying Your Dream HomeYour dream home is out there and there are many secrets and tricks-of-the-trade that can help you lock down the home of your dreams, like writing the owners

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5 Reasons Buying A Home Is Better Than Renting

5 Reasons Buying a Home Is Better Than RentingIf you’re looking for a place to live, you may be trying to decide whether it’s better to buy or rent. Renting does have its advantages: there’s

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How To Make Your Bathroom Your Sanctuary

                   Bathroom Remodel Provides a Spa-Like GetawayHow would you like your bathroom to truly be your sanctuary.  A place to

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Denver October Real Estate Opportunities

Denver Real Estate is going strong.  Look at these great opportunitiesLook at what was just listed in Denver CountyJust listed in

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Your October Check List

Your October Home ChecklistClean up fallen leaves and branches, and get your home ready for more time spent indoors. Things to check off your list in less than an hour. The leaves are falling,

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Build Your Dream House On Top Of Look Out Moutain

Land for Sale.  Build your dream house on top of Lookout Mountainand have amazing views of the Continental Divide$295K$$295KLowest Price Per Acre on the Market within a mile radius1.28 acre

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6 Common Refinancing Myths That Can Be Costing You Money

Unless you live under a large rock on the Iron Islands, you've probably heard the news: Refinancing your mortgage can potentially save you thousands of dollars—especially if

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Build Your Dream House On Top Of The World Views View Views

TAKE A TOUR OF THIS GREAT OPPORTUNITY23070 Pinecrest Road                      Golden, CO 80401Views, Views Views        

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Downtown Denver Block Gets A New Image

Development team to help reimagine downtown Denver blockSakura Square has chosen a development team that includes the Pritzker Prize-winning Japanese architect behind the Aspen Art Museum to lead

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Join Our Realestate Family And Make Alot Of Money And Have Fun

When I started interviewing for a Real Estate Company to join, I knew what was important to me.  I wanted a smaller, hands on company, a fun but productive atmosphere, being a

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Dont Make These Mistakes When Buying A House

Key Miss Steps to Buying a House Buying a home—especially if it’s your first—can be challenging and people end up doing some pretty dumb stuff in the process. Misguided home

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Decluttering Tips For Your Home And Create A Calm Space

Have trouble decluttering, sticking to a budget or avoiding impulse buys? We all have picked up valuable tips over the years about how to renovate, decorate and maintain a house, but putting them

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Places To Give Back In Denver

Denver Real Estate Concierge - A realtor that has your back. Buy or Sell traditionally or by the auction method.   Tamara Whelpley has lived and worked in 

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65 Ways To Give Back In Colorado This Summer

Give Back in Colorado This SummerSummertime in Colorado is pretty awesome. Camping, hiking, backpacking, cycling, mountain biking, climbing, outdoor yoga, trail running, free concerts and movies in

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DIA Hall Renovation

DIA Great Hall renovation plan is " A BIG PROJECT"A plan is in the works for a major overhaul inside Denver International Airport. Everything from how travelers get through security to how you get

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Summer In Denver Must Do Events

Here is Summer in Denver at Your FingertipsMust see  Art Exhibits             4th of July events in DenverBuskerfest           

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Just Listed Fixer Uppers In And Around Denver

FIXER UPPERS IN AND AROUND DENVERDENVERAURORALAKEWOODLITTLETON________________________________________________________________Denver Real Estate Concierge - A realtor that has your back. 

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What Is The Cost Of Not Owning Your Home

Do You Know the Cost of NOT Owning Your Home?Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue renting! Today, let’s look at the financial reasons why owning a home of your own has

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Denvers Hot Market Just Listed Homes

 The Denver Market is on fire and we are heading into our busiest time.   Homes are showing beautifully as we move into Spring.  Just listed in DenverDenver Real Estate Concierge;-

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Mortgage Rates All Time Low

Here is some great data on MortgagesClick Here for the 30 Year FHLMC Rates On 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage ChartClick Here for the 200 Year Historical Rates On 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage ChartClick

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30 Year Mortgage Rates Dip Down For Third Sraight Week

30-Year Mortgage Rate Dips Down for Third Straight Week Mortgage rates keep treading down, with the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate dipping for the third week in a row toward the lowest it

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New Fixer Uppers In Denver For Tax Week

Real Estate Activity for the Week of April 17, 20147 Just Reduced in DenverFixer UppersJust

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How Is Technology Changing Investors Communications

4 Ways New Technology is Changing How Real Estate Investors CommunicateNew technology is providing a whole range of new capabilities and ways to communicate. Getting ahead of this curve can provide

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First Time Buyer Here Is What You Need To Know About Mortgages

 First-Time Buyers Here's is What You Need To Know About MortgagesAndrew Bret Wallis/Getty ImagesWhen it comes to mortgages, there’s a big gap between what people think

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New Development Approved From Marion To Lafayette Along 17th Street In Denver

More Development in DenverTwo years after bulldozing a dilapidated Uptown office building, a local developer has sealed a deal to replace it with 195 new apartments.Lynd Co. is preparing to break

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Fixer Uppers In Denver Calling All Investors

I get numerous calls for investors looking for opportunities to put some sweat equity into real dollars.  Here are some great Fixer Upper Opportunities in and around the Denver Area. 

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Free In Denver

What to Do in Denver for FreeDenver Real Estate Concierge - A realtor that has your back. Buy or Sell traditionally or by the auction method.   Tamara Whelpley has

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8 Ways To Make Your House Smell Fresh The All Natural Way

Here are some great tips to leave your house smelling country fresh all the time.1. Lemon and RosemaryLeave your house smelling fresh and clean with this DIY all-natural room scent. This

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Your Rental Investment Business Plan

A Business Plan To a Rental IncomeIf you are like many people, you may be investing in a buy and hold rental that you can use for passive income in your later years — or even in your earlier.

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Can I Live Off Of My Rental Property

                           How Much Will You Need to Live on Your Investments?“How can I quit my job and live on my investment

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The Hidden Cost Of Buying A Home

What Additional Costs to Consider When Buying a HomeIt’s difficult to calculate the TOTAL cost of buying a house because while homeowner’s insurance and closing costs like appraisal and

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8 Denver Neighborhoods With The Best Access To Light Rail

Keep Your Car at HomeIf you have been driving in Denver lately, you know the traffic has gotten horrendous.   It doesn't matter what time of day, I 25 is alway bumper to bumper, and

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Washington Park New Reduced And All Listings

What is Happening in Washington ParkClick below for all properties listed in Washington Park.http://tamara.denverhomesearchnow.com/ask/8fc80a73fcaeda30a23820462595fa85Just listed in Washington

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Declutter Your Kitchen

10 Things You Need to Toss From Your Kitchen NowHomeowners face a constant battle: No matter how much you purge, more and more stuff keeps creeping in. While you might think your closets

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Answers For The First Time Home Buyer

First Time Home Buyer -  Here are some Answers New to the home-buying process? If you're ready to start looking for your dream home—or if you're just looking to learn more about how

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Great House Warming Gifts

Congratulations! You are about to successfully close another real estate deal and now it's time to pick the perfect closing gift.A closing gift has two purposes; 1. To thank your clients for

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6 Great Winter Garden Projects

Here are 6 cold-weather projects that promise to pay off come Spring        1.   Clear out the flower beds: Irises have died and their

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10 Tricks To Speed Up The Home Buyer Process

10 Timely Tricks for Buying a Home in a HurryBuying a home can be a mind-numbingly slow process, broken up by periods of confusingly frantic time sensitive activity.Look at a zillion homes

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Clean Your House With House Hold Items

Save Money and Be CleanClean your common household items with common household items.Stop paying top dollar for special sauces to clean your home or challenging items.  Here are some tips

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How To Pick Appliances

Is Basic Better?  My husband and I just did the major appliances upgrade.  Appliances are getting so sophisticated and complicated that it is impossible to know what you are truly getting

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How To Stay Happy

Words to Live ByAs the world gets confusing and stressful with so much tragedy, we need ways to stay grounded and get along with people, especially those that think differently than us. We need

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Do Not Rent

People often ask if now is a good time to buy a home. No one ever asks when a good time to rent is. However, we want to make certain that everyone understands that today is NOT a good time to rent

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6 Essentials Every Home Should Have

6 Essentials Every Home Should HaveFurnishing a home can be an overwhelming process. In today’s world, there are a million home products to crowd our spaces with coming at us at all angles.

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Your Bed Room Is Your Sacred Place

Your Bedroom Is Your Sacred Place.Well, if it isn’t, maybe it should be. Amongst all of your other goal setting this year, improving your bedroom should be on the list. As with all places, our

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Denver Home Price Sale Increase 10 Percent In 2016

Average metro Denver home price jumps 10% in 2016; sales volume hits recordIf you sold a home in metro Denver last year, it’s likely you were pleased with the sales price. The number of metro

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Ten Checklist Items For Inspections

10 Key Checklist Items For Home InspectionsHomebuyers depend on a home inspection to ensure that they don’t buy a home that needs more repairs than they can possibly afford. When you’re

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What I Learned First Hand Remodeling My Kitchen

From Novice to Expert on a Kitchen RemodelOk, maybe I am not an expert, but I did learn a lot about plumbing, electrical, granite, cabinets and all other considerations on remodeling a kitchen on

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What To Know About A House Renovation

Whether you bought a fixer-upper or moved into your home ages ago, eventually the time may come when you start itching to make some updates. And that will get you wondering: How much

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What I Learned About Replacing My Roof

What To Know About A New Roof and InsuranceThe hail storms in Colorado just hit and the phone is ringing off the hook with roofers trying to get you to allow them to inspect your roof. Here are

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Remodeling Tips

Remodeling TIps for DIY ProjectsAlmost four out of 10 homeowners go over budget when doing a remodel.  Only one in five comes in under budget. Protect your bottom line with these five tips:1.

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A True Story About A Cat Psychic

A Denver Tale of the Tail I want to share an interesting story about my lost cat finding her way home.  On a balmy Sunday evening, I was lying in my hammock reading, letting Piper, my

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Denver Bike Paths Bike Year Round

Hop on Your Bike for Miles and MilesCHERRY CREEK BIKE PATHThis paved trail begins where Denver was first founded and runs along the creek for more than 40 miles to Franktown. The Cherry Creek

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Golf All Year Round In Colorado

Golf Year Round in Denver, ColoradoI get asked all the time from my clients moving to Denver from warm areas such as Texas, or California, "When do the golf courses close for the winter season?"This

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CDOT Called Me Back

CDOT Calls Back I left an email on the CDOT website inquiring about the plans for the Alameda and Sante Fe  interchange as well as why northbound on I 25 comes to a dead

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Clean Your House With Household Items

All-around homemade cleaner:  2 tablespoons of vinegar or sudsy ammonia and water.  Add ¼ cup baking soda for tile cleaner.Under the refrigerator:  Don’t forget to clean under

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Just Listed In Denver

Make the Open House Rounds  See What is New on the Market in DenverClick the link below and explore the possibilities of DenverJust Listed in

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Newly Reduced Homes In Denver

Check Out These Newly Reduced Homes in DenverClick HereDenver Real-Estate Concierge - A realtor that has your back.Sell or Buy your way, traditional or by the auction method: Tamara

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6 Tips For Beginner Feng Shui

 6 Tips for Beginner Feng ShuiFeng shui might seem like outdated superstition to nonbelievers, but here’s the reality: Most of it is really nothing more than good design sense. Long before we

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Thanksgiving Sides Recipes That Will Impress Any Guest

Roasted Carrots with Creamy Nuoc Cham DressingThis roasted carrots recipe makes extra dressing to be used on any of your  proteins for future meals.   Ingredients - 8 Servings2

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Olympic Gymnastics Scoring What Happen To The 10

What Happen to the 10?45 years ago when I was in gymnastics, I was rooting for an 8 and that was a pretty good score.  Of course that is what an amiture would want, and the Elite gymnast were

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How To Score Olympic Synchronized Swimming

How is synchronized diving scored?  Here is the simple version.How many  judges are required:  Synchronized diving is judged by 11 judges on three different panels:  One

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How Is Individual Diving Scored

How is Individual Diving Scored and How Does the Degree of Difficulty Reflect The Final Score Judges:  For individual events in the Olympics, seven judges and a referee are appointed by

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Denver Festivals For The Rest Of The Summer From August On

Looking for something to do for the rest of the summer in the Denver area.  Here a few more great ideas. AUG 1 2016 - OCT 1 2016A PARIS STREET MARKETCost: FreeLocation:  Aspen Grove

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Fresh Food Denver Farmers Markets

Denver Farmers' MarketsIt is that time of year to have access to local farm's exquisite fruits, vegetables, and flowers and enjoy some music while you shop.Get out of your hood and check out all the

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Summer Music In Denver 2017 Line Ups

Did You Say Music Outdoors in Denver this Summer?Did You Say Free?             Enjoy some outdoor music throughout the Denver Area this summer.  There

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