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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…

Central Air

By C3 Real Estate | July 25, 2019

I remember as a kid, the hassle my father would go through every spring having to install window air conditioner units in our home. One in the main living room, and one in my parents bedroom. That was it.  All the kids bedrooms would have large box fans. To install the AC we would have…

The Don’ts

By C3 Real Estate | July 18, 2019

When preparing to buy a new home there is the Do’s and Don’t list as well as the pros and cons list. Here is a list of the things you don’t want to do when preparing to buy a new home. The list may seem simple but many people still do the don’t’s. Help yourself…

Storm Damage

By C3 Real Estate | July 11, 2019

I have a friend in Louisville who was recently complaining about all her flowers taking over her yard. It really wasn’t a complaint, just her wondering how she was going to tackle trimming it all back. Her garden belongs around a small cottage in the English countryside. It sometimes creeps out onto the sidewalk and…

Fear of Buying

By C3 Real Estate | July 4, 2019

Making a home purchase decisions will bring about fear. The fear of always questioning if the home is the right decision or not. The scales can be weighed and the decision clear but the fear is still there. When deciding to buy a home, fear is a definable aspect that can result in regrets. Here…

Modern Condo

By C3 Real Estate | June 28, 2019

Up and down the Front Range between Fort Collins and Boulder there are many new residential areas. These areas look like single family homes but quite a few are  Modern Condo’s. Traditional thoughts on condo’s are multi-family units that are stacked and that lack curb appeal. Condo’s have grown statue and structure and can now…