Amy Jackson's Blog Posts

Amy Jackson's Blog Posts

Castle Rock Classic Car Show This Saturday
The 9th Annual Classic Rock Cruise In Car Show, fueled by Medved Castle Rock, is coming up this Saturday, June 17th in Downtown Castle Rock.  They are...

Keep Your Home Safe During Summer Vacation
Summer is here and the kids are out of school.  We all know what that means...right?  You said it...VACATION!!!!  We are now beginning to look for more ways to ...

Colorado Summer Fun For The Outdoors Person
I’ve lived in Colorado my entire life…yes I’m one of the few Natives still here and we do take those bumper stickers seriously.  With the Summer travel season upon us, I...

How To Keep Your Home Cool During The Summer
Summer is days away and you know it's just going to get hotter.  Many older homes in Colorado do not have central air conditioning units, primarily because our temperatur...

Tips For A Successful Garage Sale
Garage sales...love em or hate em?  There's no denying that garage sales have a reputation of being more effort that they are worth, but if you are open to a few suggesti...

VA Loans Why Are You Not Using Them
The purpose of the VA loan benefit which was created over 70 years ago, was to promote home ownership to members of the U.S. Military who served in the U.S. Armed Services who serv...

Serving Our Military Veterans
Memorial Day weekend provides us the time to not only have an extra day away from our work obligations and enjoy fun activities with our loved ones, but more importantly, it provid...

Castle Rock Founders Village Home Just Listed
A beautiful 3 bedroom/3 bathroom home for sale in the community of Founders Village in Castle Rock at $325,000...WHAT?  It's true, so you better act quickl...

But Hows The Neighborhood
"So how's the neighborhood?" is a common refrain among home buyers shopping in areas they're unfamiliar with.  A REALTOR® who is very familiar with a specific neigh...

FSBO Oh No
You know your home better than anyone, but that doesn’t mean they’re the best salesperson for your property.You may be tempted to try a "For Sale by Owner" (FSBO) transaction s...

Parker Wine Walks 2017
The Wine Walk in Parker is an awesome way to spend a Friday evening.  Friends, wine, beautiful surroundings, wine, shopping, wine, food and oh did I mention WINE!!!  This...

Hudson Gardens 2017 Summer Concerts
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Colorado, is a favorite local gem that offers something for everyone no matter what the season is.  This place is extremely popular for event...

My Favorite Castle Rock Eateries
I love living in Castle Rock, Colorado, for many reasons.  We are close to everything but far enough away to still enjoy our small town charm.  One of the great thin...

Parker Farmers Market
Farmers Markets are not only a great way to get out and support local farmers and artisans but it's also a fun way to meet new people.  One of my favorite Farmers Markets...

Castle Rock Summer Concerts 2017
Great music, perfect temperatures and spending time under the stars is the recipe for a beautiful summer night in Castle Rock.  Make plans to join the Town for the Summer Conc...

Douglas County Property Taxes
With so many people moving into Douglas County here in Colorado, a common question people ask me about is property taxes for the area.  At first glance that might seem li...

The Home Inspector Friend Or Foe
Many home buyers and sellers often dread the time for the home inspection as they fear the inspector will simply tell them all the "issues" and scare everyone away thinking the pro...

Good Neighbor Next Door Purchase Program
Teachers, Police Officers, Firefighters and EMS Technicians did you know that you could purchase a home for 50% off the list price?  It's true!The Department of Housing a...

Cuba And Real Estate
There have been major changes for Cuba in recent years and they are now on the verge of a huge boost in real estate.  Let me share with you the before and after picture o...

Earth Day Electronics Recycling Drop Off
As a member of the Board of Directors for the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS® I'd like to personally invite and encourage you to give us your old electronics.The Denver...

Easter Brunches And Events
There is never a shortage of things to do in the Denver Metro Area on Easter.  Some places may already be full but there are so many to choose from that your sure to find some...

Ellen DeGeneres Home For Sale
Ellen DeGeneres is best known for her comedic abilities and the unforgettable voice of Dory in "Finding Nemo", but she is no slouch when it comes to real estate either. &...

Rocky Mountain Hair Studio Business Spotlight
There are so many phenomenal people out there in the world that are brave enough to take the leap of faith and start their own business.  They are the masters of their own fat...

Rents Keep Climbing In The Metro Area
If you are currently renting a property in the Denver Metro Area, you certainly don't need me to tell you how high the rents are.In these 8 areas represented, according to Apartmen...

Baseball Cribs
In honor of Major League Baseball's Opening Week, let's take a look at some lavish homes of current and former MLB players.  These homes were once owed by these players or hav...

I Want To Be Left Alone
For those classic movie fans who have fantasies about living in a famous home...now's your chance.  Greta Garbo's New York apartment where she lived for 40 years is now for sa...

Top 10 Day Hikes Near Denver
In Colorado there is no shortage on things to do outside, no matter the season.  As we enter into Spring there are amazing spots close to the Denver Metro Area where you ...

Real Estate For The Single Girl
In February 2004, I was 33 years old and had a 16 year old son.  Ok...do the math, I was 17 years old when I became a single mom.  That however is not the ...

Castle Rock 80109 Market Snapshot
Here is a quick snapshot of the market in the Castle Rock, Colorado zip code of 80109.  Amy L Jackson | REALTOR® ABR, CDPE, MRP, PMN - serving Castle Rock,&nbs...

Radon What Is It And Should You Care
As a REALTOR®, one of the things I inevitably get asked about is Radon.  What is it?  How do I get rid of it?  Should I be alarmed?   Whereas I know enoug...

Parker 80138 Market Snapshot
Here is a quick snapshot of the market in the Parker, Colorado, zip code of 80138.Amy L Jackson | REALTOR® ABR, CDPE, MRP, PMN - serving Castle Rock, Parker, D...

Reverse Mortgage Is It Right For You
Your current home is typically your biggest investment and the most valuable asset you own.  When it comes to assets the goal is for them to increase in value.  Once...

Denver 80220 Market Snapshot
Here's a quick snapshot of the market in the Denver, Colorado zip code of 80220Amy L Jackson | REALTOR® ABR, CDPE, MRP, PMN - serving Castle Rock, Parker, Denv...

Where Will I Go If I Sell
You can't turn on the news without hearing a report about how high home prices have gotten in the Denver Metro Area.  Along with this, the news also reports on how many n...

Littleton 80128 Market Snapshot
Here is a quick snapshot of the market in the Littleton, Colorado zip code of 80128.Amy L Jackson | REALTOR® ABR, CDPE, MRP, PMN - serving Castle Rock, Parker,...

HOA Consumer Protection Forum
If you are new to Colorado or have lived here for a long time, you have undoubtedly encountered the wonderful world of HOA's.  Love em or hate em, they are not likely going aw...

Lets Get Organized
If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times..."if I could just get myself organized I know I'd be more productive".  Well it's the "getting organized" part that I and ...

Castle Rock 80104 Market Snapshot
Here is a quick snapshot of the market in the Castle Rock, Colorado zip code of 80104.  Amy L Jackson | REALTOR® ABR, CDPE, MRP, PMN - serving Castle Rock, Parker, ...

Dont Dwell On It
5 Things You Should Not Dwell On When Buying A HouseFinding the right home to buy is a process. The typical home buyer looks at 9 homes before making an offer. If you are on your 4...

5 Ways To Love Your Home
Home is where your heart it.  A house is more than the 4 walls and a roof…it’s the people who live in it and create memories that makes it a home.  And when I use the...

Senior And Veteran Property Tax Programs
Property Tax Programs for Seniors and Active Military Personnel The Property Tax Deferral program helps military personnel and seniors, many of whom live on a fixed incom...

Rent Vs Own The Pros And Cons
When it comes to housing, the decision to rent versus owning is a subject that shouldn’t be taken lightly and requires serious contemplation of your exact circumstances and futur...

Are You The Best Buyer
You can’t turn on the TV or radio without hearing about how hot the housing market is, not just in the Denver Metro Area but in the majority of the United States.  Real esta...

7 Home Security Tips You May Not Have Considered
Your home is to be your sanctuary, a place of comfort and stability.  Your home is a safe haven where you and the ones you love most feel at ease. If your home is under-protec...

What You Should Consider When Buying Into An HOA Community
Buying a Home in an HOA: Now WhatSo you found the home of your dreams and it’s in an HOA community…now what?What is a Homeowners' Association?A homeowners' association (HOA) is...

You Dont Need 20 Percent Down
You Don’t Need 20% Down to Purchase a HomeTypically the first road block future home owners put in front of themselves is thinking they have to have a fortune saved before they c...

Resolutions Hmmm
Whew...how are you holding up during this holiday season? Today I was thinking about how during these last couple of days of the year we start contemplating "New Years Re...

Alton Park
Alton Park is a hidden gem of a neighborhood in Denver, Colorado.  I just sold another home in Alton Park above the original listing price.  This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2...


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