Bankrate.com: 6 ways to save more this year

Bankrate.com: 6 ways to save more this year

Improving your diet and health are common New Year’s resolutions. But improving your financial health needs to be a priority, too. Make 2019 the year you take your savings to the next level. (Photo: Dreamstime/TNS) “What people don’t realize is your finances really...
Protect your home from water intrusion

Protect your home from water intrusion

Rick Jacquemard, Flatirons Home Inspections Water may be essential to life, but it can diminish the value of your home. Whether you are buying or selling, hire a qualified inspector to determine the integrity of your home’s building components that enclose the...

Boulder’s hot real estate topics

Sean McIllwain, Mod Boulder Real Estate Understatement of the year: there’s a lot going on in the news right now. With all that’s happening – both on a national and a local level – it can be hard to keep up. Several controversial issues in Boulder real estate,...
Feeling down? Use lighting to improve your mood

Feeling down? Use lighting to improve your mood

Find places in your home where you spend the most time and consider installing windows or skylights. (Photo: Shutterstock). Lighting alters more than the aesthetic appeal of your home – it can affect your mood as well. Studies show that we are deeply influenced by our...
Ask the Expert: Interior home inspections

Ask the Expert: Interior home inspections

The interior water supply and distribution systems, including fixtures, faucets and water heating equipment are an important part of any home inspection. (Photo: Shutterstock). Rick Jacquemard, Flatirons Home Inspections A critical eye should be used when inspecting...
Mortgage Rate and Housing Forecast for 2019

Mortgage Rate and Housing Forecast for 2019

Softer activity in 2018 has set the stage for smaller gains in home prices and mortgage rates in the new year, but make no mistake: both are expected to go up. (Photo: Shutterstock) As we hurtle toward 2019, economic uncertainty looms ahead as investors keep a wary...
Lawn and garden resolutions for a new year

Lawn and garden resolutions for a new year

A little reflection goes a long way to planning to be better in the coming year. (Photo: Shutterstock). Carol O’Meara, Colorado State University Extension When the end of December rolls around, do you find yourself looking at the past year in review or the one...