Property Tips2017-11-08T23:49:51-07:00

Property Tips

Climate Resilience: Protecting Homes from Extreme Weather

May 20th, 2024|

By Barbara Ballinger | Realtor Magazine In recent years, news reports have updated homeowners on climate change and disasters, from hurricanes that cause catastrophic flood and wind damage to snowstorms that lead to ice dams and frozen gutters. Wildfires, hailstorms and drought also top [...]

How to Arrange a Living Room for Good Flow

May 8th, 2024|

By Tracy Kaler | Mansion Global Interior designers navigate clearances, furniture placement, and flow, aiming to make the most of every space they create. Flow in a living room means the space is functional, pleasant, comfortable to live in, and filled with positive energy. [...]

‘Unsellable Houses’ Highlights the Only Renovations That Really Count When Selling a House

November 14th, 2023|

By Jillian Pretzel | On “Unsellable Houses,” Leslie Davis and Lyndsay Lamb admit that the current market is “very difficult” for sellers. But there is hope, and the latest episode proves sellers don't need to shell out oodles of cash to market a property. In the Season 4 episode [...]

Bold Designs Turn Kitchens, Bathrooms Into Showpieces

July 20th, 2023|

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey | Realtor Magazine Go bold in your home! Brighter color combos and loud wallpaper designs are dressing up interiors, but this attention-grabbing trend is being mixed with toned-down natural materials and accents. Houzz, a home renovation and design website, offers [...]

What to expect in 2023 outdoor living trends

June 16th, 2023|

By Tom Kalinski | At Home Colorado If you're preparing your home for sale in today's market, it must feel move-in ready. But what areas are worthy of a facelift from a prospective homeowner's viewpoint? Today's homeowners are most interested in outdoor living spaces. [...]

Thinking of remodeling in 2023? You’re not alone

February 14th, 2023|

By Tom Kalinski | At Home Colorado The forces behind a multi-year surge in home remodeling are waning. The homebound days of the pandemic that drove home updates are fading and the homebuying frenzy has stalled. In their place, concerns for high inflation and [...]

Signs that you may need to downsize

August 11th, 2022|

By Tom Kalinski | At Home Colorado Downsizing is almost inevitable for most of us. Just like the home-preferences of single adults are different than those of families with young children, so are the home needs and wants of retirees. Often retirees need less [...]

Remodeling for the Sheer Joy of It

June 17th, 2022|

By Tom Kalinski | At Home Colorado With the cost and competition for home buying at historically high levels, many homeowners are opting to remodel their current home to better meet their needs. Remodeling can add value to your home in both intrinsic and [...]

10 Critical Steps to Winterize Your Home

December 15th, 2021|

By Tom Kalinski | At Home Colorado The season for snowfall and freezing temperatures is here. Whether you are a new or experienced homeowner, it's time to prep your home and protect against unwelcome repairs. Follow these steps to winterize your home's structural and [...]

Boulder Is the Best Place to Live in America, Says U.S. News

July 14th, 2021|

By Michael Roberts | Westword  The just-released U.S. News & World Report survey of the best places to live in America in 2021-2022 awards the number-one spot to Boulder for the second consecutive year. And while the rankings for Denver, Colorado Springs and Fort Collins have slipped a bit [...]

Colorado A Top 20 State To Move To

September 23rd, 2020|

By Tom Kalinski, Broker/Owner, RE/MAX of Boulder Americans want something more and they are making it known with their feet, according to United Van Lines Movers Study. The latest data showing which states are people are moving to versus fleeing shows inbound states are [...]

Remodeling Your Home in 2020?

January 30th, 2020|

By Duane Duggan, an award-winning Realtor and author of the book “Realtor for Life.”Every year when spring arrives, homeowners think of remodeling, repairing, and improving their homes. Reasons might include enhancing the sheer enjoyment of the home, practical updates, or getting the home ready to [...]

Survey Shows Why Homeownership Makes People Happier

November 21st, 2019|

By Tom Kalinski, Broker/Owner, RE/MAX of Boulder Ninety-three percent of Americans say they are happier after buying a home, and 83 percent would never go back to renting, according to Bank of America's latest Homebuyer Insights Report. Of the nearly 2,000 consumers surveyed, most [...]

Help Sellers With Built-Ins

September 24th, 2017|

by Barbara Bollinger Bookshelves and cabinetry incorporated within a home's architecture once was equated with grandeur, offering homeowners the opportunity to showcase personal treasures and knickknacks. But over time, the pieces may look dated. Here are updated ideas with pizzazz that buyers may love. Built-in [...]

7 Helpful Tips for First-time Homebuyers

August 25th, 2014|

By Bill Gassett Looking for a new home can be a pretty exciting task. With that much money on the line, it's worthwhile to read up on the process before you set out. Unnecessary mistakes can and should be avoided while trying to get [...]

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