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After the pandemic, Colorado remains a popular place to live

After the pandemic, Colorado remains a popular place to live

The worst of the pandemic is behind us. So how is Denver and the rest of the state faring? Very well, according to a recent study. Completed by a nonpartisan think take at the University of North Carolina, the study ranked Denver the 6th fasting growing city in the nation, as reported by Axios Denver. The report found two...

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The Saving Corner | Cancel unneeded subscriptions

The Saving Corner | Cancel unneeded subscriptions

Saving for a down payment on a home, along with all your other expenses, can feel overwhelming. But simple adjustments to your budget can make it happen. In this ongoing series, we offer tips on how to save for that down payment and meet your homebuying goals. Today’s tip: Weed out your subscriptions. Magazines, streaming...

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6 no-miss plants to use when xeriscaping

6 no-miss plants to use when xeriscaping

As climate change brings water worries, many homeowners are switching from grass-dominant yards to xeriscaping. If such a move has been on your mind, it’s time to start planning. Although planting season is still months away, this is the perfect month to start familiarizing yourself with appropriate plants. A recent...

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5 ideas on how to make decorating fool-proof

5 ideas on how to make decorating fool-proof

When it comes to home décor, no doubt most of us have felt the desire to update from time to time. But for those of us who aren’t interior designers, even simple adjustments can sometimes seem daunting. “Pulling a room together and transforming the features to make it functional and stylish yet homey is not often an easy...

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Denver-metro housing market settles down after frenzied 2022

Denver-metro housing market settles down after frenzied 2022

While the Denver-metro home market of 2022 started at a feverish pitch – with record-low inventory fueling frenzied competition for homes – that fever broke by year’s end, with the market settling down to more normal temperatures. That’s the news from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors (DMAR), which recently...

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The party’s over: Airbnb cracks down on renters with plans for revelry

The party’s over: Airbnb cracks down on renters with plans for revelry

It might seem like a no-brainer: Instead of using your own home for a big birthday bash, holiday party, or other event bound to cause wear and tear on the home and neighbors complaining about the noise, why not rent an Airbnb and take the annoyance elsewhere? But that no-brainer has turned into a no-go. The company has...

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Plan now for spring improvements to your home’s exterior

Plan now for spring improvements to your home’s exterior

In winter, when we’re driven inside by the weather, we tend to focus on the interior of our homes, looking for ways to spruce things up that add to our comfort. But now is also a good time to study your home’s exterior with an eye to enhancing it come spring. Early planning will allow you to assess what’s needed and...

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Heat pumps provide alternative to high energy bills

Heat pumps provide alternative to high energy bills

If you’ve looked at your energy bill lately, you likely had sticker shock. The cost of gas has hit everyone in their pocketbooks. So how can you heat your home for less money? One lesser-known option is a heat pump. Its advantages are many. “They’re the cheapest and most efficient way to handle both heating and cooling...

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The Saving Corner: Use the 50/30/20 rule to help save for a home

The Saving Corner: Use the 50/30/20 rule to help save for a home

With interest rates on the rise, a large down payment can make the difference between a mortgage you can afford and one you can’t. We know saving for a down payment can feel overwhelming – but we’re here to help! Today, we’re starting a new series where we’ll offer a simple tip each month on how to save for that down...

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After the pandemic, Colorado remains a popular place to live

After the pandemic, Colorado remains a popular place to live

The worst of the pandemic is behind us. So how is Denver and the rest of the state faring? Very well, according to a recent study. Completed by a nonpartisan think take at the University of North Carolina, the study ranked Denver the 6th fasting growing city in the...

read more
The Saving Corner | Cancel unneeded subscriptions

The Saving Corner | Cancel unneeded subscriptions

Saving for a down payment on a home, along with all your other expenses, can feel overwhelming. But simple adjustments to your budget can make it happen. In this ongoing series, we offer tips on how to save for that down payment and meet your homebuying goals. Today’s...

read more
6 no-miss plants to use when xeriscaping

6 no-miss plants to use when xeriscaping

As climate change brings water worries, many homeowners are switching from grass-dominant yards to xeriscaping. If such a move has been on your mind, it’s time to start planning. Although planting season is still months away, this is the perfect month to start...

read more
5 ideas on how to make decorating fool-proof

5 ideas on how to make decorating fool-proof

When it comes to home décor, no doubt most of us have felt the desire to update from time to time. But for those of us who aren’t interior designers, even simple adjustments can sometimes seem daunting. “Pulling a room together and transforming the features to make it...

read more
Denver-metro housing market settles down after frenzied 2022

Denver-metro housing market settles down after frenzied 2022

While the Denver-metro home market of 2022 started at a feverish pitch – with record-low inventory fueling frenzied competition for homes – that fever broke by year’s end, with the market settling down to more normal temperatures. That’s the news from the Denver Metro...

read more
Plan now for spring improvements to your home’s exterior

Plan now for spring improvements to your home’s exterior

In winter, when we’re driven inside by the weather, we tend to focus on the interior of our homes, looking for ways to spruce things up that add to our comfort. But now is also a good time to study your home’s exterior with an eye to enhancing it come spring. Early...

read more
Heat pumps provide alternative to high energy bills

Heat pumps provide alternative to high energy bills

If you’ve looked at your energy bill lately, you likely had sticker shock. The cost of gas has hit everyone in their pocketbooks. So how can you heat your home for less money? One lesser-known option is a heat pump. Its advantages are many. “They’re the cheapest and...

read more
The Saving Corner: Use the 50/30/20 rule to help save for a home

The Saving Corner: Use the 50/30/20 rule to help save for a home

With interest rates on the rise, a large down payment can make the difference between a mortgage you can afford and one you can’t. We know saving for a down payment can feel overwhelming – but we’re here to help! Today, we’re starting a new series where we’ll offer a...

read more