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Monthly Archives: July 2019

    Planning for the Life Expectancy of Your Home

    By John Taylor | July 31, 2019

    Nothing in life lasts forever – and the same can be said for your home. From the roof to the furnace, every component of your home has a lifespan, so it’s a good idea to know approximately how many years of service you can expect from them. This information can help when buying or selling... Read More


    By John Taylor | July 30, 2019

      In times of change (like now), it’s valuable to look at the fundamentals of our market. Let’s have some fun with fundamentals… 1.  Our economy is healthy – since 1990, the unemployment rate in Colorado has never been higher than the U.S. unemployment rate.  Ever.  Unemployment in Colorado sits at 2.7% today while the rate across the U.S.... Read More

    Home Inspections Matter So Be Sure to Get Them Right

    By John Taylor | July 29, 2019

    For many people, a home inspection is a hurdle that has to be overcome during the process of buying or selling a home. But, in fact, it can be a useful tool for buyers, sellers or anyone who plans to get the greatest possible value from their home. Find out if the house you are... Read More

    Preparing Your Home for the Winter

    By John Taylor | July 26, 2019

    During the winter, it is tempting to curl up and hibernate in bed for the next few months. However, you shouldn’t put off these important home maintenance duties. Clean and check the gutters: While you are on the roof hanging holiday lights, make sure your gutters are clear of leaves, secured to the house, and in... Read More

    Providing Scholarships and School Supplies to Students in Need

    By John Taylor | July 24, 2019

    It’s that time of year again! As families prepare to send their kids back to school, Windermere agents have been out in their communities raising money to support programs that provide school supplies and scholarships to students in need. These are a just a few examples of how Windermere agents are making a difference.  ... Read More

    How Glass Design Can Help Reflect the Best of Your Home

    By John Taylor | July 23, 2019

    Glass has been a key component of home design for style and function for thousands of years. The versatility of glass is such that nearly every single modern home constructed utilizes glass in some way, shape, or form. But there’s no need to settle for simply including glass window panes and calling it good. Whether... Read More

    5 Stunning Siding and Brick Combinations

    By John Taylor | July 19, 2019

    We love brick. Who doesn’t? The building material of choice for ages, it is revered for its rich, organic texture, color and visual interest. And it only gets better with time, the color having more depth after baking in the sun for years.   Related: Hire a Siding and Exterior Expert Here   If you’re building... Read More

    Stay Safe While Selling Your Home With Our Seller’s Checklist

    By John Taylor | July 18, 2019

    Staying organized while uprooting your life and moving from one home to another can feel impossible. Not only are you trying to get the best financial return on your investment, but you might also be working on a tight deadline. There’s also the pressure to keep your home clean and organized at all times for... Read More

    Choosing the Right Backsplash for Your Kitchen

    By John Taylor | July 17, 2019

    Every chef’s kitchen should have a style that matches the delicious food that comes out of it. But even if you’re doing little more than making mac and cheese out of a box, your kitchen still can be a place of color and creativity. Kitchen backsplashes are nothing new, but they’ve seen a recent surge... Read More

    5 Dangers of Overpricing a Home

    By John Taylor | July 16, 2019

    It is still a great time to be a seller, but in much of the Western U.S., the local real estate market has begun to soften. With significant increases in inventory, buyers now have more choices and less sense of urgency. If you are thinking about selling your home, pricing it correctly the first time... Read More