January 2013

Found 22 blog entries for January 2013.

Choosing a RealtorSelecting the right realtor for you can make a huge difference in how well your home buying or home selling experience goes.  Not all are created equal in the wonderful world of real estate, which is why doing a bit of research before choosing a specific realtor or broker is your best bet in finding your perfect match.  It is always nice to use or recommend our friends who are realtors, but when it comes to making a huge legal decision and financial investment, business should come first.   

When buying or selling a property, it is always your best bet to select a realtor who has expert knowledge of the community in which you currently live or hope to live. For home buyers using a local realtor means they will have certain firsthand knowledge of the

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Boulder RelocationBoulder, Colorado is one of the most popular places to relocate to in the country.  This trendsetting city is on the forefront of new environmental innovations and offers its residents a hip and healthy lifestyle. This combination makes for a highly active and diverse community that attracts new residents everyday. Employment is among the top reasons why people move to Boulder along with education and adventure.  Living the Boulder lifestyle and experiencing the Rocky Mountains on a daily basis is also another cherished benefit for Boulder residents in addition to an extremely high quality of life.

Boulder NightlifeBoulder relocation is something to get excited about.  If you are considering moving to Boulder there are several things you have to understand in order to

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COLORADO AT ITS FINEST - Days like today are what winter in Colorado is all about. Snowy with a chance of sunshine! Praying for precipitation, residents of Colorado finally got some much need snow late last night and awoke to a picture perfect blanket of white covering everything.  I took a slight detour driving into work this morning and captured some amazing pictures of the snowy Front Range paradise we call home!

Hope you like!

Snow Covered Neighborhood

Horses in the Snow

Boulder Farmhouse in The Snow 

Louisville Snowy View

Snowy Farmhouse Arvada

snow covered trees
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Often times our bedrooms are a mix-matched grouping of hand-me down furniture, miscellaneous wall hangings and family knickknacks.  When staging your home to be sold the bedroom is one place you want to pay particular attention to.  With that being said, there are a few simple decorating rules of thumb to keep in mind that can help transform your hodgepodge of items into personal style.  Staging your bedroom for resale can be fun, inspiring and can actually make you see your old belonging in a new revitalized light. 

Bedroom Staging Ideas Yellow and Gray Bredroom

Grouping your furniture in a modern and comfortable way will help potential buyers flow through a room better.  This does not always mean pushing everything up against a wall either.  Having some pieces float in the space will create

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Staging Your Home Before And AfterHaving the stager visit my home to evaluate its show condition, was both an exciting and scary prospect. Albeit a great one that left me thinking positively about the home I have loved for many years.  Laura Toebe is a professional staging designer who works closely with my agent Lydia Creasey.  Lydia suggested I meet with Laura earlier on in the home selling process because I was a bit nervous about budgeting out home improvement projects that I know need to be completed.  Meeting with the stager has given me a better understanding of which projects I absolutely need to address and which ones can be left to negotiations.

If you have ever read anything on staging a for-sale home, you know the first thing they tell you to do is to clean, de-clutter and

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Skiing Vail ColoradoThe storybook community and resort town of Vail, Colorado is like something straight out of a Disney movie with cobblestone streets, luxurious cottage-like structures, grandiose landscaping, magnificent hotels, elegant restaurants and brightly dressed crowds.  Not only is this town known for being one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world for skiing, but it is also a great place to visit during the summer and a right of passage for Colorado residents. Even if you don’t ski or snowboard, visiting Vail during prime ski season is something spectacular and gives tourists a chance to see both Vail Cascade and Lionshead Village teaming with people from all over the world. 

The legendary Back Bowls and the mountain’s nearly 6,000 skiable acres

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2670 Eudora St Denver, 80207

Lydia Creasey - 2670 Eudora St. Denver

Price: $555,000
MLS #: 698176
Total Square Feet: 2828

3 Bedrooms/3 Bathrooms

Picture perfect in Park Hill - Columned front porch, tree-lined steet, refinished beams and wood work, cozy fireplace and den. Updates include remodeled open kitchen complete with granite counters and stainless steel appliances, lg indoor/outdoor entertaining spaces, TRUE master bath, HIS/HERS master closet, main level laundry, 3 beds on 1 floor plus finished basement! Updated plumbing and electrical plus boiler, H2O heater, evap cooler, roof new with in last 3 yrs. Walk to zoo, shops on 23rd or your fav City Park concert when you call this one home!


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Townhome living in Broomfield, Colorado doesn't get any better than this!  This home has it all: luxurious community amenities, a sleek contemporary style, a prime location, updated features and a great price tag.  If you have been thinking about buying a townhome or condo in a Brommfield neighborhood, you have to check out this listing!  Also be sure to watch out video below.

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Bike To Work DayBoulder, Colorado and some 1,600 cyclists celebrated its 5th Annual Winter Bike to Work Day, today January 23rd 2013.  Held during the rain, snow or sun shine; riders lucked out today with a great forecast and much participation.  This event is not only meant to encourage more people to ride their bikes to work, but it is meant to honor those that do it every day. We’re not going to lie; biking to work can be hard work, but it is so rewarding at the same time.  In addition to reducing your own personal carbon footprint you are also stimulating your body, mind and spirit at the same time. 

Boulder Sees Record Numbers for Winter Bike to Work Day

Video Provided by: Daily Camera

Several locations participated in this family event and treated their riders to

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Senior Living ColoradoKnown for its beautiful weather, active lifestyle, quality air and mild climate; Colorado is a very popular place for people to consider retiring.  There are many wonderful communities dedicated to seniors and older adults that have great reputations and offer a ton of amenities.  The Front Range in particular is one of the most popular places for anyone to relocate to in Colorado, but this is especially true for older adults.  Here is a quick list of our top three adult living communities in the Front Range.

Windsor Gardens, a 55 and over community, is located in the city of Denver on an astounding 143 acres.  A slightly older community built in the mid 60’ residents can enjoy sprawling lawns and gardens and many mature trees.  Tucked among Denver's

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