LaDawn Westbrook's Blog Posts

This Week In Englewood Market Index

Englewood, CO 80113 Mon Dec 11 2017 This week the median list price for Englewood, CO 80113 is $419,860 with the market action index hovering around 63. This is less than last month's

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Open Houses This Weekend Elizabeth Colorado

Open Satuarday December 9 from 11 am to 1 pm  and Open Sunday December 10 from 11 to 2 pm2067 Savage Road, Elizabeth Colorado  80107Come and visit the new beautiful mother-in-law

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JUST Listed Elizabeth Colorado 2 Acres Horse Property With Mother In Law Apartment Priceless

JUST LISTED - $699,000 - Country Western Ranches, Elizabeth Colorado - Horse CountryWestern Country Ranches is a terrific central Elizabeth location & paved roads to the subdivision. Close to

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Nottingham Cottage A Closer Look At Prince Harry And Meghan Markles New Home

The world fell in love with the royals all over again yesterday when it was announced that Prince Harry and Suits actress Meghan Markle are engaged to be married.In the official

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Holiday Road Trip Survival Tips

Are you and your family planning to drive to a holiday get-together this year? Whether you’re heading to Grandma’s cottage or a favorite vacation spot to celebrate holidays with family or,

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OPEN HOUSE ENGLEWOOD Saturday And Sunday

Don't miss this cute home in Englewood just north of Swedish HospitalThis 1920  home is a little doll houseStop by Saturday from 2 pm to 4 pm  and Sunday from 11 am to 1 pmIf those

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You Can Be Oprahs Neighbor For 45 Million

A 21,345-square-foot mansion next door to a property owned by Oprah Winfrey has hit the market for the second time. The nine-acre Montecito, California estate belonged to the

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Free And Cheap Things To Today Sunday November 5

Sunday, November 5, 2017Check Out Holiday Craft Shows, Fairs & Markets9:00 am | FREE | Various LocationsBank of America Cardholders Get Free Museum, Gardens & Zoo Entry9:00 am | FREE

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Four Traits More Informative Than An Applicants Credit Scores

Most landlords, property managers, and homeowners' associations evaluate potential residents by their credit score. However, you should never assume that a credit report presents a full picture. In

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Yes Fall Is Here So Tips For Fall Maintenance

With leaves changing and temperatures dropping, it's hard to deny that winter will be showing up on our doorstep before too long.Cold, wet weather can take a toll on your property if you aren't

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Whittier Duplex Live In One Rent Out One

.NOT IN MLS - agent ownedClean clean duplex totally remodeled 3 bedrooms and one bath on each side - each unit has own fenced yardThis building has been sub-divided with party wall agreement in

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CU Buffs 50 Years Of Ralphie

Parts of the story are well known — documented, verified, as certain as can be. Others are subject to interpretation.A few parts have been repeated so often that they feel true and important,

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Good Fences Good Neighbors Fencing Laws

Initially, it is important to note that the very best solution to any fence law issue is to sit down with your neighbor over a cup of coffee. Oftentimes, it is not legal action that is needed, but

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Lower Your Mortgage Payment Without Refinancing

There’s an easy way to lower your monthly mortgage payment, just refinance your loan. But, if you have bad credit, refinancing your mortgage may not be an option. So how do you lower your mortgage

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Latest Deals In Denver And Freebies

Latest Deals... 66+ Free & Cheap Things To Do in Denver This Holiday

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Labor Day Weekend Is Here 66 Free And Cheap Things To Do In Denver

Bored on a budget? You’ve come to the right place! Mile High On The Cheap is the answer for Coloradans wanting to live large for less. Fortunately, our community has it all “on the

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August 25 Free Day At National Parks

In celebration of the National Park Service’s 101st birthday, all 412 of its parks, monuments and historical sites are open to the public for free on Aug. 25. The offer includes entrance,

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Solar Eclipse Frenzy Is Today

12+ Places Where You Can Still Get Solar Eclipse Glasses in Denver on MondayPOSTED BYLauraSo you never found a pair of eclipse glasses, don’t despair. Head to a Solar Eclipse Party on 

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OPEN HOUSE August 12 From 2 To 4 Pm

JUST LISTED - sweet 3 bedroom 3 bath home with an inviting open floor plan.High ceilings make this home live big.   All bedrooms are upstairs.   Second floor has new carpet.Great kitchen

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This Day In History August 7 1997 Free Concert

Music1997A free concert by Garth Brooks draws the last “six-figure crowd” to New York City’s Central ParkIn 1979, folk-pop icon James Taylor became the first major popular-music figure to draw

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August 3 1958 Nautilus Travels Under North Pole A Day In History

 On August 3, 1958, the U.S. nuclear submarineNautilus accomplishes the first undersea voyage to the geographic North Pole. The world’s first nuclear submarine, the Nautilus 

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This Day In History 1911 Machu Picchu Discovered

On July 24, 1911, American archeologist Hiram Bingham gets his first look at Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca settlement in Peru that is now one of the world’s top tourist destinations.Tucked away in

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July 17 1955 Disneyland Opens

Disneyland, Walt Disney’s metropolis of nostalgia, fantasy, and futurism, opens on July 17, 1955. The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres of former orange groves in Anaheim, California,

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Island For Sale Off Coast Of Maine

Courtesy Scorpio Island Corp.Looking for a new residence? These 86 acres could be yours.The official listing describes it as a “magical island kingdom.”The vacation homes of our dreams tend to

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Sellers Your Home Must Be Sold Twice

In today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high, home values are increasing rapidly. Many experts are projecting that home values could appreciate by another 5%+ over

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Best Time To Sell Is When Demand Is High

We all realize that the best time to sell anything is when demand is high and the supply of that item is limited. Two major reports issued by the National Association of Realtors (NAR);

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Get Off The Beaten Path This 4th Of July Holiday

Several of the big cities in Colorado offer sight-seeing, skiing, and many other outdoor adventures. With so many people traveling during peak times of the year, the popular attractions can get very

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Beautiful Black Forest Home On Acreage

Supremely private Black Forest residence nestled on 5 acres of Majestic pine trees in desirable Wildwood Village. Just 15minutes from Co Springs & AF Academy and 55 min from DTC. Open floorplan with

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Movie Madness Returns To Infinity Park

MONDAY NIGHTS - ALWAYS FREEGate opens at 6:30 pmWhen the jumbo screen at Infinity Park lights up, people gather around it like moths gathering around a light on a hot summer night.And for good.

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This Day In History 1884 First Roller Coaster In America Opens

On this day in 1884, the first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York. Known as a switchback railway, it was the brainchild of LaMarcus Thompson, traveled

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Keeping Your Home Safe

Avoiding Common Household

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Flag Day June 15 How To Fly The Stars And Stripes

How to Fly the Stars and StripesDAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017 The original "Stars and Stripes" version of the U.S. flag, designed by Betsy Ross, was adopted by Congress on June,

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JThe Benchmark Mortgage Rate Declined Less Than The 10 Year Treasury Note

Market watchThe benchmark rate for home loans remained in free fall in the most recent week in the wake of lackluster economic data that hinted the central bank may be slower to raise interest rates

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Summer Lawn Tips

Summer heat can wreck havoc on your lawn. But don't despair, smart lawn management can help you keep things nice and healthy this year.Here are a few tips: How can you tell if your lawn needs

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Plan To Retire 3 Things To Do In Your 40s

Maurie Backman, The Motley FoolYour 40s are an interesting time of life from a financial perspective. On the one hand, you're probably past the point of paying off your student loans, and you're not

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Will Mortgage Rates Hit 5 Percent By End Of Year

If you are considering moving up to your dream home, it may be better to do it earlier in the year than later. The two components of your monthly mortgage payment (home prices and interest rates)

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Top 10 Tips For Spring Buying

Follow these 10 tips to make the home-buying process a happy one.The arrival of spring means it’s time to start fresh. Along with pulling out your warm-weather wardrobe and tackling spring,

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New Construction Ranch Homes Quail Hollow InApplewood

Beautiful Patio homes in Applewood (Wheat Ridge) many with great mountain views 1) - one of three floor plans that Creekside is building at Quail Hollow.  4,333 finished square feet. Base

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You Do Not Need 20 Percent Down To Buy How About A Thousand Dollars

A survey by Ipsos found that the American public is still somewhat confused about what is required to qualify for a home mortgage loan in today’s housing market. There are two

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Financial Planning Four Reasons To Buy A Home Today

Homeownership will always be a part of the American Dream. There are advantages to owning your own home (educational, health, social) that far transcend any economic impact. However, we

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What Does All That Lingo Mean

Buying a home can be intimidating if you are not familiar with the terms used during the process. To start you on your path with confidence, we have compiled a list of some of the most common terms

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Polio Vaccine Trials Begin April 26 1954 Day In History

On this day in 1954, the Salk polio vaccine field trials, involving 1.8 million children, begin at the Franklin Sherman Elementary School in McLean, Virginia. Children in the United States, Canada

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Credit Repair Scams Consumer Beware

You’re deep in debt – afraid to answer your phone because you’re getting a lot of collection agency calls. You start to think bankruptcy might be a way out, but you see a credit repair company

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Earth Day Recycling Of Electronics

04/22/2017DMAR invites the community to drop off unused, unwanted and nonfunctional electronics to any of its five drop-off locations in the Metro Denver area. Organized in partnership with 

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April Is Fair Housing Month 7 Things You Should Know

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) commemorates the passage of the 1968 Fair Housing Act by celebrating the entire month of April as Fair Housing Month. This law prohibits

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Arvada Kite Festival April 2

Soaring kites! Colorful kites! Majestic kites! Come join this free, fun, family event. Whether you’re flying or watching kites, get outside with your family and enjoy all of the exciting outdoor

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We Love Our Dogs And Our Doggie Parks But Not The DOO

I llove dogs but currently I am not a dog owner.  One of my biggest issues is just this.    People walking their dogs and not cleaning up theDOO after they allow their dog to take a

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Arvada Residents Opportunity For Turning In Expired Prescriptions

Northey Drug Take Back Scheduled for April 8, 2017Jill McGranahan from Arvada Police Department · 2 MarNorthey Foundation Drug Take Back Scheduled for April 8 Arvada, Colorado

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Should I Wait To Buy Interest Rates Went Up Again

You may have missed the lowest mortgage rates in history.Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks. Freddie Mac, along with 

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TIME TO Spring FORWARD And Check You Smoke Alarms

This Sunday is when we need to adjust for Daylight Savings Time. This is also a great time to check those smoke alarms to be sure they are in good working order.If your smoke alarm uses batteries or

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Super Cute Condo In Federal Heights Colorado

Coming this weekend - a clean open floor plan homeShowings Start Saturday March 112 bedrooms   2 bath Hardwood floors through outLarge kitchen with plenty of counter tops - Maple

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Mountain Living In Bailey Colorado

Mountain living just 45 minutes west of Denver.    This home has been updated and sits on .90 acres.   Lots of wildlife to view from the beautiful wrap around deck.  

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Lakewood Townhome Open House March 4 2017 1 To 3 Pm

Darling 1/2 duplex with large yard.     Welcome home to this sweet 2 bedroom one bath home.    Lives like a single family.   Plenty of off street parking with a

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Feb 24 2017 5371 1

For those of you who have only been in the Real Estate world for a few years, rates may be up, but they’re still the lowest we’ve ever seen.  The chart is a 40 year look back. Home

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Tips To Getting Your Budget In

Expect the Unexpected It's no big secret - arbitrary spending is generally hazardous to your financial health. But how do you get on budget and prioritize your needs consistently? Tracking your

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4 Avoidable Mistakes Landlords Make

All landlords share the same goals: To keep their tenants happy, and to run a profitable operation. However, it's easy to lose sight of the bigger picture in the hustle and bustle of day-to-day.

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Patio Home In Arvada Minutes From Olde Town

Welcome home the minute you walk into this beautiful patio home.   Hardwood floors that take you into a large great room with a lovely custom fireplace.   Large windows on the west side of

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Brighton Colorado JUST LISTED Townhome

Don't miss this cute 3 bedroom 1.5 bath townhome in Bromley Park.Great neighborhood with new Recreation Center being built within 10 minutes of home.Paired home with one car over sized garage.3

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Down Payment Assistance Is Improving Grant CHFA Goes To 4 Percent

CHFA is expanding and enhancing its down payment assistance options for purchase loans to give your borrowers more choices. In early March, the following changes will occur:·   ;&

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Coming Soon Arvada Colorado

Gorgeous Patio home walking distance to Old Towne Arvada.    A comfortable home that is inviting from the moment  you drive up and walk up to the front door.   A warm entry

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8 Things You Should When Moving To Colorado

Whether you just moved to Colorado or have been here for a while, here are some things you should know:1.       Drink lots of water The Denver Post&

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Horse Property Ft Lupton Colorado

Great home on 2.7 acreage in Ft Lupton.    City close with country feel.   Well maintained home - don't miss this great home and location.Raised ranch with a great deck off the.

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Breaking News Lower FHA MIP

The annual mortgage insurance premiums on FHA-backed loans will be lowered by 1/4% on loans starting January 27, 2017.The new premium which takes effect for residential mortgage loans that have an

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Double Digit Increases In Real Estate Prices

The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that, compared to last year, home sales are up dramatically in five of the six price

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Denver Getting 4 New Music Venues In 2017

Like it or not Denver is growing.   Denver's cultural scene is beginning to rival that of what use to be only found on the East or West coasts.Here are the 4 new venues to open in 2017:Free

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Buyers Need A Real Estate Agent And Its Free To Them

Why Buyers Need A Real Estate AgentDecember 27, 2016 9:59 amWhy do buyers need a real estate agent? There are many reasons, but here’s the top SIX!The right agent can make all the

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Why You Should NOT Sale By Owner

In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider trying to sell their home on their own, known in the industry as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There

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Fire Prevention During The Holidays

The two most common days for home fires in the United States are Christmas and Christmas Eve. Fire officials encourage everyone to make safety a top priority during the entire holiday season.One of

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86 Square Feet Apartment In Paris How Small Is Small

Because most folks are not ultra-wealthy real estate magnates, tooling around on a yacht in their free time, people love to see how others maximize the meager spaces they live in. That’s why

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Want To Be An Investor But Scared To Death Where Do You Start

It's widely believed that the only people who can make money in real estate are traditional "investors"—people who have the experience and disposable income to get an edge in the marketplace,

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2017 Loan Limits Go Up For Fannie Mae Freddie Ma

The Federal Government is INCREASING the limit for conforming mortgages from $417,000 to $424,100 in most regions of the US starting January 1 2017.   This is the first such increase

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Can Have 13 Or 666 In Your Address Affect Your Home Value

7 Less Commonly Known Factors That Can Affect Home Value EstimatesPhoto credit: 401(K) 2012   Beyond size and schoolsWe know how the obvious parameters such as school quality,

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Come Enjoy The Weather At The Monthly Elk Meadows Dog Clean Up Event Saturday

Free Coffee and Bagels too --November 19Join us for our monthly Elk Meadow Park DOLA cleanup. Dog waste does not biodegrade like wild animal waste, due to what we feed our dogs. Left alone, dog

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Motivated Seller Large Price Reduction

, Country Living City close   Ft Lupton Coloradothis beautiful raised ranch sits on 2.7 acres, bring all your toys and horsesEnjoy the large deck or create your own oasis on this 2.7 flat

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October Housing Statistics

Highlights for October 2016* Single Family Detached homes units sold:                3,172* Average Sold price on SFD’s:         ;

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Odorless Colorless Deadly Winter Killer

Time to change your carbon monoxide detectors out if they are 10 years or older.   Carbon Monoxide is known as the silent killer.   So change the batteries when we turn our

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ARVADA Free Leaf Recyling

2016 Leaf RecyclingSaturdays, November 5, 12 and 19; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.Perma Green Organics, 5520 Harlan Street, ArvadaStenger Soccer Complex (east entrance), 5675 Oak Street, 

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Buying 37 Percent Cheaper Than Renting In The US

The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the

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What You Want Versus What You Need When Buying A Home

In this day and age of being able to shop for anything anywhere, it is really important to know what you’re looking for when you start your home search.If you’ve been thinking about buying a

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Fundraiser And Great Beer Saturday October 22 In Arvada

Sat, Oct 22, 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM Odyssey Beerwerks Brewery & Taproom (5535 W 56th Ave, Ste 107, Arvada, CO 80002) Odyssey Beerwerks is

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Best Haunted Places In The United States And Halloween History

Yes Colorado has it's very own haunted hotel.   Few haunted hotels could claim to be as famous as the Stanley, which inspired Stephen Kings's horror novel, The Shining.

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Waiting Until Fall Could Save You Thousands Of Dollars

If you have kids and are contemplating a move to a new school district, you might be planning to do it next summer. That way, you’ll have time to get settled before classes start. In exchange for

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Volunteer In The Great Outdoors Three Sisters

Help restore trails this Saturday at Alderfer/3 Sisters http://bit.ly/FallTrailCelebration.BACKGROUND: Near the heart of Evergreen, Alderfer/Three Sisters Park abounds with stunning vistas, landmark

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Scammers Prey On The Elderly

Don’t give your information—or money—to those claiming to be from the IRS or Medicare—or that you won a sweepstakes award.Has this happened to you? You get a phone call from someone who says

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Getting Ready For Fall

The weather has started to turn chilly, and, while we’re busy pulling out our sweaters and planning trips to the pumpkin patch, we’re fully aware that there’s a lot of work to be done at our

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New Price Arvada Patio Home Near Olde Town

Don't pass up this beautiful patio home.   A true and lock and leave home.   Former model home with to many upgrades to list.   Gourmet kitchen that looks into the great room.You will

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Making Extra Mortgage Payments Can Pay Off But Should You

It's a strategy that crosses the mind of many borrowers when they take on a home loan: make an extra mortgage payment or two every year and save tens of thousands of dollars in interest. The move

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Country Living City Convenience

New Listing in Ft Lupton      4101 Falcon Drive   Buffalo Ridge EstatesWow, over two flat acres close to town.  Wonderful home that has great views.You will love coming home

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Love To Play Outdoors Volunteer During Annual National Public Lands Day

On Saturday, September 24, 2016 the nation will celebrate the 23rd annual National Public Lands Day, a volunteer effort aimed at preserving and protecting our public lands. For Jeffco Open Space,

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70 Ways To Lose Your Home Why Title Insurance Is Important

Title companies say that in more than one-third of all real estate transactions they must undertake “extraordinary work” to address title issues and ensure the deal makes it to settlement OK

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Jeffco Fair And Fun This Weekend At Jefferson Fair Grounds In Golden

The Inaugural Jeffco Fair & Festival opened yesterday and runs through Sunday, August 14th. This fun family event includes activities for everyone! Live music, rodeo, mutton bustin', Be Wild Jeffco

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Enjoy The Summer Olympics With Cocktails In Rio De Janeiro

When you tire of the caipirinha, here's what to drink instead.Lucky for you, Rio's having a cocktail moment. Here's where and what to drink.FOR A LIQUID LUNCHBarefoot Cariocas have been flocking to

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Most Profitable Home Improvements For 2016

Not everything you update in your home will actually increase the value of it. For example, converting your garage into a second family room can detract from your home’s value because it doesn’t

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Creating The Backyard Of Your Dreams

The front of your home may be the showpiece of your landscape, but the back yard is where the entertaining happens. It is all your own, a sanctuary for relaxation, entertaining, and play. Why

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August 4 Food Truck Festival Ft Collins Colorado

Summer is fading fast. So don't miss one of your last opportunities to snack on several of the town's mobile food options.The latest Coloradoan Food Truck Festival runs from 5-7:30 p.m. Thursday,.

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OPEN HOUSE July 29 From 4 To 6 Pm And July 30 From 1 To 3 PM

5745 Genoa Way  13-108  Denver Colorado   this is where you want to be this week.   Numerous open houses at First Creek FarmUnit 108 is a rare 3 bedroom unit fully set up.  

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Coming Soon First Creek Farm Denver

Rare 3 bedroom Condo in First Creek Farm Close to DIA - perfect location if you travel a lot or work in the Airline Industry1291 square feet  3 bedrooms 2 full bathsSeller would sell

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Open House Sunday July 24 11 To 1 Pm

Pottery Barn cute!!!Darling 1940 bungalow just 1/2 block from Swedish Hospital.well maintained home that has been loved and well cared for.In 2016 new windows, new roof, new gutters and central AC

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Open House Sunday July 10 Arvada CO

Stop by and see the stunning home at 6139 Reed Way  Arvada CO.    3 pm to 4  Beautiful neighborhood, pet friendly  with Wonderful Neighbors True Patio home and a lock

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Is The Season For Out Door Grilling Safety Tips From Fire Department

July is the peak month for grill fires (17%), including both structure, outdoor or unclassified fires, followed by May, June and August. A failure to clean the grill was the leading factor

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Nice Price Reduction NOW 515000

http://matrix.recolorado.com/matrix/shared/t32lHV4Yzs/6139ReedWayNice price reduction -Don't miss out on this former model homeOpen floor plan with 12 foot ceilings, single level livingTwo bedrooms

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Animal Abuse Is Leaving Your Dog In A Hot Car

We’ve all walked by a car in a parking lot with its windows open a bit and noticed a dog inside. Someone thought their dog would be fine while they ran a quick errand. What they didn’t know: For

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A Tale Of Two Townhomes

I recently saw two townhouses sell In a gated community in Denver.  One was sold by owner without the expertise of a real estate agent, the other was handled by a pro.  Let’s break it

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NEW LISTING Countryside In Westminster

New listing hit the market today$300,000 in Westminster ColoradoThis cute split level home boosts a complete face lift inside and out.Door from kitchen to deck was replaced with a large slider which

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Open Mic At Denver City Council

On May 23, 2016, the Denver City Council approved a new rule to allow Denver and Denver County citizens a chance to speak directly to the council.  Starting July 11 at 5:00 PM citizens can

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Go Sasquatching In Colorado

The Sasquatch Outpost located in Bailey is a good place to start if you’re interested in finding out more about this legendary creature.  Does it exist?  Well, according to an article

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Container Gardening In Denver

I love growing my own fruits and vegetables.  This is my first full growing season in decades that I don’t have a big yard and established garden beds.  I’m now living in a townhouse

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Free Movie Nights Infinity Park

Summer is almost here and so are free movie nights at infinity stadium.     Here is a list of the upcoming movies:http://infinityparkatglendale.com/2015/movies/Monday, June 137

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Moving To Denver For That Rocky Mountain High

Denver’s population is exploding.  I don’t think I’m going out on a limb when I say much of that growth is fueled by legal cannabis.If you’re among those planning a move to the

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Pitbulls Are Not The Problem

Arizona recently became the 20th state to ban discrimination against Pitbulls.  Hurray for Arizona!  Can we get Colorado on board?When I first got here I was shocked to learn that

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Annual Garden Tour Arvada

We are fortunate that here in Arvada our rich history is being preserved by the Arvada Historical Society. In order to continue their valuable work, the Historical Society raises funds by hosting

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Teas And Their Health Benefits

5 Teas with Amazing Health BenefitsDifferent types of tea possess various traits traditionally used to aid in one’s health, wellness and weight management.Green TeaThought to encourage weight loss

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Deals Going Sour In Competitive Denver Housing Market

Rents are increasing, house prices are increasing, there are many more buyers than available properties.  Oh, my!  Just when you thought the real estate market couldn't get any

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Roof Donation Is Back For Second Year

We put the e xpertise into  your investment!Organization: Expert ExteriorsPhone Number: 303.396.8268Email Address: kfernandez@expexts.comExpert ExteriorsColorado Roof Donation Program is

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Bison And More Just Outside Of Denver At The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge

There's a treasure to be found just Northeast of Denver called the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.  I recently did the 9 mile self guided driving tour twice in one week.  

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Arvada Race Event

Are you thinking about participating in the Arvada Park to Park races this year? Register by 4/24 and get $10 off race registration with Discount Code: EARTH! Races are held in conjunction with the

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10 Tips For Selling Your Home

You are ready to sell your home.   In the Denver market that is not difficult but it is still advisable to prepare your home so it shows like a model home.  It will get you top.&

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Open House Sunday April 10 From 1 Pm To 4 Pm

Stop by Sunday and see this cute home in the Harvey Park/Mar Lee Neighborhood.1 pm to 4 Pm    3210 West Colorado Avenue  Denver ColoradoSouth Federal and Colorado Avenue then

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More Rental Units Being Built Than Single Family Houses

According to a recent article in the Denver Post, 47.5% of all households in the Denver Metro area were rented in 2010. It currently sits at 51.9% and as our population grows and the number of

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Coming Soon Denver Harvey Park Mar Lee

Cute one bedroom one bath 1940 bunglow ready for a new owner to love this home and give it their personal touch.Basement is 500 square feet with 3/4 bath and two non-conforming bedrooms.Main level

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Top 5 Tips For Dog Loving House Hunters

House Hunting with a Dog?Here are some helpful tips to keep in mind.1.)  Check local ordinances and follow the rulesSome cities have breed specific bans.  For instance, the city of

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Taking Care Of Your Garbage Disposal

Things You Can (and Can’t) Put Down Your Garbage DisposalDo you know what’s good and what’s bad for your kitchen’s garbage disposal? There are varying opinions about what our garbage

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Dealing With The Emotional Stress Of Moving

Since you at long last have the keys to your new home, you're presumably envisioning how your furniture, pictures and different things will look like when set in your fresh out of the box new home.

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Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

With the days stretching and climate warming, spring is a decent time to get outside and handle some bigger home activities. Since the danger of winter tempests has passed, you can search for harm

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Arvada Neighborhood Best Place To Live Well In Denver Metro Area

Well done, Alta Vista inhabitants. As indicated by land site Trulia, your neighborhood in Arvada is the best in the Denver metro region for living admirably. Trulia's new Live Well Maps positions

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Upcoming Events In Denver Plan Some Fun

Denver and surrounding cities have so much to offer.   Here are some upcoming events  you might enjoy.   You never should be bored in Denver.BANFF Mountain Film Festival

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15 Tips For Dealing With Problem Tenants

Even if the majority of your tenants pay rent on time and keep your units clean and well-cared for, there are destined to be a few glitches: rent is a few days late, or there’s a miscommunication

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2016 Top 20 Hottest Real Estate Markets

Here is January's 2016 Hot List:The hot list San Francisco, CA San Jose, CA Dallas, TX Vallejo, CA San Diego, CA Sacramento, CA Nashville, TN Stockton,

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Credit Inquiries Do Affect Your FICO Score

Many people have heard before that inquiries lower the score. As a result many customers will ask you whether this is true or just a myth. Inquiries definitely impact the consumer credit score.FICO

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Elder Law Is More Than Estate Planning

Elder law is a fairly new legal field.   It differs from most areas of other practice, which are typically based on a type of law (civil vs criminal cases for example) instead of a

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Denver Number 1 For 2016 Top Ten Hottest Markets

Below are 2016’s hottest housing markets according to Zillow.   Denver, Seattle and Dallas-Fort Worth are set to be the hottest housing markets this year according to predictions from

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Portable Heater Safety

With colder weather many of us use portable heaters  vs heating the entire house or heating rooms seldom used.Portable heaters have become popular to supplement the main heating systems.There

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Make 2016 A Healthy And Firesafe Year

If you’re like many Americans, you’re starting off the New Year with a resolution to improve your health. As you work towards your resolution, consider one additional step to maintain your:

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Christmas Tree Safety

Tis the season to find that perfect tree for the holiday season.Unfortunately, trees can go up in flames in a matter of seconds.Follow these few simple tips to enjoy a safe holiday.1)  Before

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Hot Whittier Home For Rent Or Purchase

Whittier is a high demand area.1/2 duplex available for sale or rent3 bedroom one bath available January 10, 2016own yard and one car detached garageWas totally remodeled in 2013 with new

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               Should I  have a professional look at the home before I buy it?  What does a Home Inspector do?

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