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For the first time in a long time, Denver’s bustling real estate market has slowed.
The top line: The steep rise in prices is slowing and there are more houses on the market.
That’s making it easier for buyers like Philip Wang, who was looking for a bigger house for his growing family this spring.
Wang, a marketing operations manager for a medical device software company, lives in a fairly large house in Arvada — more than 2,000 square feet — but the bad layout made it feel small.
“A wife, kid and a dog, and sort of getting a little cramped,” he said.
He and his wife found the place they wanted in Westminster, and they pulled off a feat that used to be almost impossible: they sold a home and bought another at the same time.
“We thought this…
Spring has arrived which, for many homeowners, means spring cleaning and refreshing the house and yard.
If you’re in a new home, now is a great time to spend some time to really make it your own and give it your own special touch. Or, if you’re thinking of taking advantage of the hot spring/summer real estate market, there’s no better time than now to prepare your space for showings and open houses. No matter where you’re at in the cycle of homeownership, use this time to prioritize your biggest investment. Here are 6 ways to show your home some TLC and make it a priority this month.
Schedule A Power Wash
It’s no secret that curb appeal makes a big difference in a home’s value. Even if you’re not putting your home on the market any time…
What do Homebuyers Want?
Laundry rooms and Energy Star–compliant windows topped the list of what buyers considered the most “essential” or “desirable” features in a home, according to the National Association of Home Builders’ 2019 “What Home Buyers Really Want” report, released at the NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas this week.
Most of the features that new homeowners or aspiring buyers ranked highest related to helping them save in utility costs, add extra storage, and spruce up the outside, said Rose Quint, the NAHB’s assistant vice president of survey research.
The NAHB surveyed nearly 4,000 consumers who either purchased a home within the last three years or plan to buy a home in the next three years to identify their top…
Amenities that Speak to Pet Owners Help Homes Stand Out
You don’t have to own a Westminster-worthy show dog to appreciate amenities that canines and their owners love. In fact, attributes such as pet doors, feeding stations and ample yard space can help a house stand out from others on the market.
It’s no surprise that millennials are changing the real estate world and impacting residential trends like never before. What may come as a surprise is that the number one home buying demand is pet friendliness. According to the American Pet Products Association, 73 percent of millennials currently own a pet and 33 percent of a millennial homebuyers’ decision to buy a home is driven chiefly by man’s best friend.
With so many people welcoming pets…
Contrary to popular belief (and local new construction) homebuyers still want bathtubs.
Yes, yes, we’ve all been told that "bathrooms and kitchens sell houses." But according to an illuminating new survey from realestate.com, one particular bathroom feature is a real deal-maker: a claw-foot bathtub.
For real? Yep, per the survey's participants, homes that had a claw-foot bathtub in the listing sold, on average, for 29 percent above asking price. That's some serious ROI now, folks.
We were honestly surprised, too: We would have expected a more modern amenity (like a rain head shower or trendy tiling) to be the hot ticket item. But it just goes to show ya that some classic character features have real staying power—especially…
Looking for a dose of instant sunshine to help you through the winter?
This latest deal out of Italy could be just the warm jolt of vitamin D you need.
As of right now, you can buy a house on southern Italy's beautiful island of Sicily for less than the cost of an espresso.
Sambuca, a hilltop town with views over the Mediterranean island and nearby beaches, has placed dozens of dwellings on the market for €1, or just over a dollar.
The deal is aimed at reviving a community that, like many other rural spots in Italy, has suffered from depopulation in recent years as residents move to bigger cities.
It's not the first Italian town to lure in outsiders with tempting offers but, say local officials, Sambuca is scrapping red tape to make…
So, you have owned your home in the Metro area for a number of years now in this wonderful Denver Market, and you have acquired a large amount of equity in your home. It is exciting, you made a wise investment, but you need to make a move -- whether you are looking for a move-up home, or the kids have grown and gone and it's time to downsize, your home just doesn’t fit your lifestyle anymore.
You want to move, but you hear about the cRaZy Colorado market and how it is hard to find that perfect net home. And, you don’t want to sell your home and find yourself homeless! I have the answer for you, introducing the Sellers Protection Program.
Sellers Protection Program
It IS a Seller's market, so when listing your home we will ask that the…
Spring fever has come early for many Coloradans, with sunny days, warm weather, and even some flowers and trees starting to bud.
Get started on your spring cleaning and make your home stand out with a picture perfect yard! To make the most of the warm days as the state transitions from winter to spring, here are 7 ways that ReColorado recommends getting your home ready for the Spring + Summer months, especially if you are thinking about selling your Denver area property this year.
Between the interior spring cleaning, decorating, and the yardwork that has to be done, you’ll settle for mowed grass and clean floors by the time April rolls around.
Nearly 75 percent of Americans participate in some form of spring cleaning. The stats might not…