Here’s 5 quick, creative, and cheap ideas to decorate your home for Halloween. Halloween comes next week and here are a few tips to help you get your home ready in a jiffy:
Ideas for decorating for Halloween
1. Lighting change – Replace your [...]
Tweet It is that time of year again. Maybe the snow and chilly weather caught you by surprise, so see what you can do to help prevent any unexpected repair bills. Here are some ideas from my inspector at Amerispec. See if any of these are ones you might have overlooked. A little time spent [...]
1. Wrong Price. If you want to sell your home faster, price it right in the beginning. Overpriced homes appeal to fewer people and can even scare them away. Most neighborhoods have more homes to sell than buyers so they choose the best priced homes first.
2. Over Improving. It is [...]
Mortgage rates sank to new lows this week as investors contemplated the prospect of bank runs in Europe and disappointing U.S. job growth. So what does this mean for you? Rates on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages averaged 3.75 percent with an average 0.8 point for the week ending May 31, Freddie Mac said in [...]
Everyone has thought of or at least heard of this avenue as an excellent way to purchase property, but not many of us have actually found out about the process let alone go to the effort of investigating the procedure. Since I had a client who was interested in bidding on a [...]
Is it better to pay off your mortgage early or should you put your money into investments or even income property? This is a topic that can be debated no matter what the market is looking like and there are many sides to the debate.
Paying off Your Mortgage Early
Anyone who lived through [...]
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Westminster, CO housing market is competitive and it makes sense that prospective buyers are becoming increasingly interested in foreclosures. After all, some of these properties – which accounted for about 20 percent of home sales in June, by the way – are selling at up to 50 percent less than comparable [...]
The good news for homeowners: Consumer Reports’ latest tests yields a tantalizing menu of value-priced kitchen upgrades that cost as little as $1,000. Besides paying off now in improved looks and convenience, these smaller upgrades are likelier to pay bigger dividends later as home prices rebound. Here’s the list:
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Foreclosure Activity in Colorado 10th in the Nation!
Foreclosure activity in the U.S. has fallen to its lowest level in 40 months, according to RealtyTrac. The company’s foreclosure market report for April shows that filings – including default notices, scheduled auctions, and bank repossessions — were reported on 219,258 properties last month. That figure [...]
Trulia did a survey and found that it is more affordable to buy than rent in 72% of 50 of America’s largest cities. There were only four cities where renting is less expensive – New York, Seattle, Kansas City and San Fransisco. So you are probably wondering, how come there are so many renters in Denver [...]