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Bike Paths in Fort Collins

By C3 Real Estate | November 15, 2019

Recently I got to show off and cruise the bike paths in Fort Collins with a few friends from out of town. This was there first stay and they know that I am an avid biker and that when I can, I use the paths to commute to work. It was a chance to also…

Staying Home Longer

By C3 Real Estate | November 7, 2019

There has been a recent trend in home buying that is making buying a new home more difficult. If you are on the hunt especially in Colorado, you are seeing this. There are many factors that can be attributed to the shortage of houses, the popularity of buying a home in Colorado, and why the…

Daylight Saving Time

By C3 Real Estate | November 1, 2019

After ushering in a crazy night of Halloween it is now time for the next big event. If you left picking out a Halloween costume to the last minute as I did, you will realize stepping into any department store that Christmas is in full swing already! The next big event this weekend is to…

Halloween Trick or Treat

By C3 Real Estate | October 24, 2019

Halloween is a great time of year for most people. There are some who do not like it, and that is fine. If you are a person who likes having kids dress up or even come to your door, this is for you. One of the anxieties that you can have when you buy a…

Staying Active

By C3 Real Estate | October 18, 2019

One of the biggest advantages of moving to Colorado is the community that you can stay active in. The only challenge with staying active is how much you want to do it. The motivation and the want maybe there but sometimes the changing of the seasons can make staying active challenging. The tendency to want…

New Home Blues

By C3 Real Estate | October 10, 2019

After a conversation with my friend the other day I told her it sounded like she had the “New Home Blues.” I made this up on the spot to be funny but I then did some research on it. Mostly it was just her talking about how after buying a new home she was having…

“10 Things I Hate About You…”

By C3 Real Estate | October 3, 2019

10 Things I hate about you is a really catchy movie title. It was also a great movie, it turns out it’s a romantic comedy and instead of hating, it turns out to be about love. When you are on the hunt to buy a new home it can feel just like that. It’s a…

Green Movement

By C3 Real Estate | September 26, 2019

I don’t think that anyone can deny wanting to take place in the green movement, especially in this day and age. Everyone is concerned about our environment. Participating in the green movement has many levels. It can mean recycling at home, having a fuel-efficient vehicle, or installing solar panels on your home. One of the…

Energy Saving Light Bulbs

By C3 Real Estate | September 19, 2019

I have noticed in the late evenings as I walk my dogs, the many different colors of light coming out of people’s windows. This is especially true now since the days, alas, are starting to get shorter and the sun is setting sooner. When I approach my house at the end of the walk, the…

New Curtains

By C3 Real Estate | September 12, 2019

The seasons are turning and it is time for some new decorating. One style change you can do to your home is to change the curtains. Did you just buy a new home? As much as you liked your old curtains they may not be the right fit in your new home. Are you trying…

Moving with Children

By C3 Real Estate | September 5, 2019

Moving with children can be a difficult and daunting task. Regardless of how close or how far the new home is, children are going to have difficulties adjusting to the change. When it’s time to buy a new home there are multiple things you can do to help young children cope and start to adjust…

Labor Day Origins

By C3 Real Estate | August 29, 2019

This weekend coming up is Labor Day Weekend. It is hailed as the official mark to the end of summer. The official opening of the summer season is usually Memorial Day weekend. This gives us about 18 weeks to enjoy summer activities. Kids usually have the summer’s off but most people still need to work…

Moving with Pets

By C3 Real Estate | August 22, 2019

Moving items and people is an arduous task, and it can be even more difficult when moving with pets. We, as people, know what is going on prior, during, and after a move. The decision to buy a new home is one that happens with a lot of forethought and planning. When making a move…

Against the Trend

By C3 Real Estate | August 15, 2019

It is back to school time for most children across Colorado and the country. Summer is coming to a close and new daily routines are being set back up. Most people with children who want to buy a new home try and do so before the school year. This is done for many obvious reasons.…

Down Payment Tips

By C3 Real Estate | August 8, 2019

Did you just groan at having to sign another year lease on a rental property? Did your landlords decide to raise the rent on you? Has the idea of buying a home become more and more appealing to you? There are many reasons to buy a home versus continuing to pay on a rental property.…

Responsible Landlord

By C3 Real Estate | August 1, 2019

Everyone has a story about their Landlord at one point or another. One of the biggest perks of buying a new home is that you become your own Landlord. But what if you decided to buy an income property and you have tenants. You are now the Landlord and the homeowner. That is a lot…