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How to protect your credit in troubled times

As if we didn’t have enough problems simply holding onto our sanity during a global pandemic, those out of work now face another worry: declining credit scores. As bills pile up, it’s no surprise that many will find their credit ratings at peril. Fortunately, lenders know this is a trying time for all and may offer some...

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RE/MAX of Cherry Creek donates thousands to Frontline Foods

As our health care workers man the front lines fighting the coronavirus, many of us have felt helpless to contribute to the struggle. While we can’t provide medical assistance, however, we can offer needed funds to support our clinicians. At RE/MAX of Cherry Creek we have chosen to support Frontline Foods, which uses...

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Don’t delay filling out your census form. Colorado needs you!

Chances are, you’ve received your 2020 U.S. Census form and sent it in by now. If not, however, it’s critical to understand the importance of complying. Federal funding is allocated based on the number of residents in any locale. Thus, “the responses to the 2020 census will shape decisions about how billions of dollars in...

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Getting ready to garden? Consider this schedule for May

Most Colorado gardeners know to wait until May to start planting. But here’s something they may not know: It’s best to divide the month into three distinct planting times. That’s the advice of Nick’s Garden Center & Farm Market, which suggests gardeners plan to plant different items in early May, mid May and the end...

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Denver composting program needs recruits

Three years after Denver launched its composting program, the verdict is in: citizens are letting the program go to waste. Less than 13% of eligible households are enrolled, according to 5280 magazine. The program, launched in 2017, allows residents to discard organic waste in a designated bin that trash collectors pick...

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Aurora tops “Best Cities to Sell a House” list

In recent years, Colorado home sellers have reaped the rewards of sky-rocketing appreciation and lightning-fast selling times. Now, a new study confirms that Colorado is among the best places to sell a home—with Aurora ranking number one nationwide. SmartAsset looked at 165 of the largest cities in the country, computing...

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Add these home maintenance chores to your spring to-do list

If you’re like many homeowners, spring cleaning is well underway. But the warm weather and greening landscape mean it’s time for home maintenance as well. Here is a checklist of seasonal chores from Better Homes & Gardens: Replace batteries in smoke and carbon dioxide detectors. Drain or flush water heater. Vacuum...

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Pandemic wreaks havoc with Denver real estate market

As the coronavirus swept through America, changing the world overnight, real estate wasn’t immune from its reach.  March statistics for the Denver metro area housing market tell a tale of two realities: one before the virus hit and one after. The Denver Metro Association of Realtors (DMAR) report for March shows a strong...

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Our Pledge | Resources | COVID-19

  As a REALTOR and RE/MAX of Cherry Creek Broker, I pledge to: Not host Open Houses Only perform “Essential” tasks in compliance with the “Stay-At-Home” Order Practice strict social distancing with ALL clients Schedule Virtual Closings when possible Use video conferencing as an asset for client communication Leverage...

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Shopping for a mountain view? Study city maps first

Colorado is known for its sweeping vistas. No wonder homeowners cherish a mountain view nearly as much as the home itself. But when considering buying a home with a view, it’s important to understand one fact: “If you happen to live in an area where, from your house or from the balcony of your tall building, you have a...

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How to protect your credit in troubled times

As if we didn’t have enough problems simply holding onto our sanity during a global pandemic, those out of work now face another worry: declining credit scores. As bills pile up, it’s no surprise that many will find their credit ratings at peril. Fortunately, lenders...

RE/MAX of Cherry Creek donates thousands to Frontline Foods

As our health care workers man the front lines fighting the coronavirus, many of us have felt helpless to contribute to the struggle. While we can’t provide medical assistance, however, we can offer needed funds to support our clinicians. At RE/MAX of Cherry Creek we...

Don’t delay filling out your census form. Colorado needs you!

Chances are, you’ve received your 2020 U.S. Census form and sent it in by now. If not, however, it’s critical to understand the importance of complying. Federal funding is allocated based on the number of residents in any locale. Thus, “the responses to the 2020...

Getting ready to garden? Consider this schedule for May

Most Colorado gardeners know to wait until May to start planting. But here’s something they may not know: It’s best to divide the month into three distinct planting times. That’s the advice of Nick’s Garden Center & Farm Market, which suggests gardeners plan to...

Denver composting program needs recruits

Three years after Denver launched its composting program, the verdict is in: citizens are letting the program go to waste. Less than 13% of eligible households are enrolled, according to 5280 magazine. The program, launched in 2017, allows residents to discard organic...

Aurora tops “Best Cities to Sell a House” list

In recent years, Colorado home sellers have reaped the rewards of sky-rocketing appreciation and lightning-fast selling times. Now, a new study confirms that Colorado is among the best places to sell a home—with Aurora ranking number one nationwide. SmartAsset looked...

Add these home maintenance chores to your spring to-do list

If you’re like many homeowners, spring cleaning is well underway. But the warm weather and greening landscape mean it’s time for home maintenance as well. Here is a checklist of seasonal chores from Better Homes & Gardens: Replace batteries in smoke and carbon...

Pandemic wreaks havoc with Denver real estate market

As the coronavirus swept through America, changing the world overnight, real estate wasn’t immune from its reach.  March statistics for the Denver metro area housing market tell a tale of two realities: one before the virus hit and one after. The Denver Metro...

Shopping for a mountain view? Study city maps first

Colorado is known for its sweeping vistas. No wonder homeowners cherish a mountain view nearly as much as the home itself. But when considering buying a home with a view, it’s important to understand one fact: “If you happen to live in an area where, from your house...

Low interest rates may provide relief in hard times

As the coronavirus brings economic hardships to so many Americans, there’s a sliver of good news: current low interest rates. In March, mortgage rates dropped to 3.29%, the lowest since Freddie Mac began tracking rates in 1971, according to Forbes. Since then,...