Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

Things Home Inspectors Wish You Knew

BOULDER – Inspections can make or break a sale for both sellers and buyers. For this reason, the inspection process can be somewhat terrifying weather you are buying or selling. For sellers, it’s a reminder of issues you might have been ignoring over the years. And...
Mast year

Mast year

LONGMONT – My neighborhood is filled with curious people, folks who pull out lawn chairs to watch the goings-on in my yard or devise reasons to stroll by for a closer view. I don’t blame them; things at my place are usually on the edge of chaos, what with me...
Odors that Reduce your Home’s Value

Odors that Reduce your Home’s Value

LOVELAND – Odors can be an uncomfortable topic, but it’s a necessary one when it comes to selling your home. Certain odors can give potential buyers a negative impression or even scare them away entirely. Thus, it’s critical that you address these odors before listing...
Airbnb essentials

Airbnb essentials

DENVER – Airbnb has become extremely popular across the nation. “However, many homeowners do not understand how to turn their home into an Airbnb,” said Broker Associate Sarah Clark, of Kentwood City Properties, who Airbnbs her personal residence as well as a home in...
Design Trend Going to the Dogs

Design Trend Going to the Dogs

BOULDER – Here’s a “creature comfort” that keeps your home and the family pup clean while adding that something extra home buyers love: a dog wash. Having a dog wash in your home is becoming as common place as a powder room or upstairs laundry. Homebuyers find value...

ERA Tradewind Welcomes Yvonne Toscano

LONGMONT – ERA Tradewind Real Estate is pleased to welcome Yvonne Toscano to its team of professionals. Yvonne was born in New York and focused on residential real estate sales and marketing since the mid-1990s in Florida until she relocated to Colorado. Her mission...

5 Common Home Moving Mistakes

LOVELAND – Moving is always a hectic and crazy time in your life. It’s understandably easy to miss an important task, especially when you are also coordinating a simultaneous home sale and home purchase. Here’s a list of common home moving mistakes that you should...
Lower Property Taxes for Seniors

Lower Property Taxes for Seniors

  BOULDER – In 2000, Colorado voters approved a property tax exemption for qualified seniors (also known as the Senior Homestead Exemption) as a state constitutional amendment. The Colorado legislature makes a determination each year to see if the state budget allows...

Your Lawn and Water Needs

LONGMONT – As the heat continues this summer, it’s important to understand how much water your lawn actually needs, how much water you are applying and when is the best time to water. The Rocky Mountain Sod Growers are the experts in the field and want people to...
3 Ways to Build Home Equity

3 Ways to Build Home Equity

LOVELAND – The most important benefit to owning a home is equity. It is essentially a savings account that you can later tap into. Equity is how you build wealth with real estate investments, thus the goal is to grow and maximize it. When you purchase a home, there...
How Does Inflation Affect Interest Rates?

How Does Inflation Affect Interest Rates?

  BOULDER – As everyone in the world of home buying knows, interest rates go up and down. The Federal Reserve raises these rates to help keep inflation from growing out of control. Inflation is determined by how fast the cost of a good or product rises; it varies by...

ERA Tradewind Welcomes Heather Bennett

LONGMONT – ERA Tradewind Real Estate welcomes Heather Bennett to its team of professionals. Heather moved to Longmont in 2009 with her husband and two children. She has a wide range of past experience in both the large corporation and higher education environments...