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    What does (and doesn’t) Come with a Home

    By John Taylor | September 13, 2022

    Tip Tuesday: What Does (and doesn’t) Come With a Home When you tour a house for sale, it’s often staged, complete with appliances, window dressings, furniture and decor. These items can certainly make a place look appealing, but the reality is that most of them won’t come with the house if you decide to buy.... Read More

    How to Cut Your Home Energy Costs

    By John Taylor | January 12, 2022

    Today is #CutYourEnergyCostsDay 🏡 Did you know that I am a Certified #EpicAllyAgent which means I can help you determine your home’s energy efficiency score (which is a huge selling point in today’s market), or help you find homes with this distinction? Who wouldn’t want to save a buck or two on their #homeenergybill? Schedule a call with me today!... Read More

    What Happens During A Family Move to Northern Colorado?

    By John Taylor | September 26, 2020

    Relocating your family can be stressful. Moving into a new home requires packing up the old one, unpacking everything at the new home, and establishing yourself in a new community. If you have children that you are moving to a new school, they will have a lot of adjusting to do when making new friends.... Read More

    Friday Fun Facts – Job News

    By John Taylor | November 22, 2019

    There is an abundance of great news when it comes to employment in Colorado. The unemployment rate is incredibly low at 2.7% which is almost a full percentage point lower than the U.S. average. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Metro Denver added 28,300 jobs over the last year which ranks 15th out of... Read More

    Your November To-Do List

    By John Taylor | November 14, 2019

    The month of November brings the end to daylight savings time, for most of us anyway, and the start to the holiday season. Don’t be left in the cold, jumpstart your preparations with this quick checklist.   Check Your Fire Safety System Test your smoke alarms and CO detectors to make sure they’re in working... Read More

    Planning for the Life Expectancy of Your Home

    By John Taylor | October 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

    Friday Fun Facts – Equity Insights

    By John Taylor | October 18, 2019

    The real estate research firm Core Logic just produced their latest Homeowner Equity Insights report. Some interesting tidbits: 63% of all properties nationally have a mortgage Homeowners with mortgages collective realized a $428 billion rise in equity over last year, an increase of 4.8% Only 3.8% of all mortgaged properties have negative equity (where the... Read More

    Halloween Cocktail: Magic Up Some Butter Beer

    By John Taylor | October 15, 2019

    Make (delicious!) Halloween magic with this Harry Potter-inspired cocktail. You don’t have to live in a magical world to enjoy a good butter beer. This version pulls together ginger beer, ginger liqueur, butterscotch and cream soda for a smooth taste with a little kick. Glasses rimmed with gold sugar make it, well ….magical! Ingredients: Serves 6... Read More

    How much is your home worth in Northern Colorado?

    By John Taylor | September 4, 2019

    If you’re thinking about selling your home, knowing how much it could be worth is a great place to start! Get a free estimate now!   Read More

    Friday Fun Fact – Home Prices Across the Nation

    By John Taylor | August 30, 2019

                    Case-Shiller The Case-Shiller Home Price Index is a well-known report in the real estate industry and a valuable way to gauge what is happening in various markets across the Nation. The report tracks home price appreciation in the 20 largest markets in the country. Their most recent... Read More