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...

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...
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...

In Memoriam: Honoring Greg Miedema

WINDSOR – NOCO HBA and the Executive Officers Council is saddened to announce the passing of Greg Miedema of Windsor. Greg served as executive officer of the HBA of Northern Colorado for six years. Greg stepped down from his duties as EO of NOCO HBA on June 26th, at...

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...

Colorado Ranks High for Job Seekers

BOULDER –  If you feel like you live in a great state for your career, it’s official: you are absolutely correct. Among all 50 states, Colorado is the second best state for finding a job, according to analysis by WalletHub. The only state where job seekers fare better...
Guaranteed Rate Rolls Out New Mortgage Program

Guaranteed Rate Rolls Out New Mortgage Program

BOULDER – Guaranteed Rate is rolling out a new program called GR Flex Power. The program is designed to allow buyers to “flex” their muscles when purchasing a home valued at up to $3 million. For those buying in Boulder or the Front Range – where the housing market...