Secrets for a stress free purchase

Lay the groundwork. Collect financial docs, such as bank statements, tax returns, pay stubs, etc. and avoid big purchases until you’ve met with a mortgage professional. Adding to your monthly payments can affect your ability to get a loan. If you can, start saving as early as possible to ensure you have adequate funds for … Read More

Happy Labor Day Weekend!

USA Labor Day is a federal holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to our amazing country. Land of the free, home of the brave! Did you know Canada’s Labour Day is also celebrated on the first Monday of September? Having Saturday, Sunday, and Monday off, … Read More

5 Must-Do Day Hikes in Northern Colorado

5 Must-Do Day Hikes in Northern Colorado With kids back in school and a little more free time, why not take a little trip up to the mountains for a morning hike? Fort Collins is a proud gateway to the Rocky Mountains: positioned right up against the Front Range and just 45 minutes from Rocky Mountain … Read More

9 Real Estate Photo Errors to Avoid

9 Real Estate Photo Errors to Avoid Let’s face it: Every listing isn’t going to be a gorgeous manor on a picturesque hillside. That’s where a good feature real estate photo can make a big difference. By following a few basic tips, you can enhance any home’s strong suits and minimize weaknesses. Make sure to … Read More

11 Tips for a Great Open House

11 Tips for a Great Open House Open houses can be a great way to generate buzz, and encourage offers. However, messy closets, overwhelming odors, and curb UN-appeal can send potential buyers running. What’s the best way to utilize an open house? To show your listing in the best possible light, put a gleaming face … Read More

10 Child Safety Tips for the Home

10 Child Safety Tips for the Home Parents know how important it is to safeguard their homes to protect little ones. They take great care to think of every detail and check every box.  But the modern home is changing – and so are the things we need to consider when childproofing.  The need for a … Read More

15 Ways to Add Instant Curb Appeal

15 Ways to Add Instant Curb Appeal Studies show that homes with great curb appeal take a shorter amount of time to sell — plus they fetch higher selling prices. Even if you’re not planning to sell in the near future, these 15 upgrades will make you happy every time you pull into your driveway. … Read More

20 Home Renovation Tips for Dog Owners

  20 Home Renovation Tips for Dog Owners Adopting a dog means changes not only in your family, schedule and budget, but possibly even your current home. Sometimes our apartments or houses are simply not well-designed to accommodate a four-legged occupant, and you may need to make some changes so that everybody feels at home … Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent

Top 10 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent With so much information readily available online, clients sometimes ask, “Why should we hire a Real Estate Agent?” If you’ve wondered the same thing, here are 10 reasons why you might want to consider hiring a professional Real Estate Agent. 1. Education & Experience You don’t … Read More