Fort Collins Real Estate

Avoidable Add-Ons

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While not necessarily the best time for home-improvement projects, winter can be a good time to update the INSIDE of your Fort Collins CO home and not have to deal with the outside elements. That said, there are some projects that we’d like to steer you away from in order to maintain the value in… read more

Dodging Drafty Doors

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I have lived in my share of drafty homes in my life. I have gone through the trouble of putting that “air-tight” plastic on the inside of the windows (that you use a hairdryer with) and even, in a really crappy cabin, put plastic on the outside of the home to double-barrier the windows. That… read more

Quick Fixes to Sell Your Home

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I understand. The holidays are coming. Relatives are coming. Nobody has time to make huge changes to their home at this point in the year. The fact is, very few of us have the resources (time, money, time, energy…time!) to make big adjustments or improvements to your Fort Collins CO house before company arrives OR,… read more

Finding Space For The Whole Family

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I’m not going to go out there and say it is an inevitability, but you may find yourself trying to find space for the whole family. And when we say “whole family” we’re not just talking about being told you are having triplets! As baby-boomers’ parents continue to age (and live longer lives), housing is… read more

‘Tis the Season to…. Sell?!

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It turns out the holiday season, and yes even the factoring in the cold weather, is a good time to sell your Fort Collins CO home. While most folks may think of this busy, cold time of the year as a terrible selling season, there are many factors that might just change your mind. We… read more

Top Loan Terms You Need to Know

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Everyone knows that you should never sign on the dotted line without reading the contract. This same idea applies to Fort Collins CO real estate loans. Signing a loan without knowing the terms and what everything means can be detrimental to your finances, credit and future investments. Before you sign on the dotted line, make… read more

Building A Better Budget

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Why Should I Make a Budget? You say you know where your money goes and you don’t need it all written down to keep up with it? I issue you this challenge. Keep track of every penny you spend for one month and I do mean every penny. You will be shocked at what the… read more

Capture Your Credit Score

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Your credit history is a very important document that creditors, certain companies and certain landlords will take a look in order to determine your financial “strength”. For banks and credit card companies, they look at your credit history in order for them to determine if you are a person that pays bills on time and… read more

Things to Consider Before You Get a House with a Pool

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It seems like the stuff of dreams (especially now, with winter approaching!): owning a house with your very own pool! You can already imagine lazy summers floating in the middle of a mini oasis of blue. You can already smell the chlorine and hear the laughter of your children as they splash through crystal waters.… read more

Learning To Love Landscaping

When it comes to the yard at your Fort Collins CO home, you either love to work in it or you don’t. Some of us would much rather hire a professional to take care of all that mowing, mulching, and maintaining, while others look forward to weekends spent outside, hedge clippers in hand. No matter… read more