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65 or older? You might be entitled to a property tax exemption

65 or older? You might be entitled to a property tax exemption

If you’re 65 or older, here’s good news: You could be eligible for a property tax break. Indeed, this break can be substantial. Those who qualify can receive a 50% tax break on the first $200,000 of the actual value of their primary residence. Here’s what you need to know, gleaned from the Colorado application form for...

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Tricks for making tiny bedrooms feel luxurious

Tricks for making tiny bedrooms feel luxurious

Not all bedrooms are created equal. While some are luxurious, with space to spread out, many are little more than oversized closets, with room for a bed and little else. With careful decorating, however, even small rooms can be functional and look more spacious. Here are some tips from Apartment Therapy and The Spruce:...

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Homeowners reaped big rewards in 2021

Homeowners reaped big rewards in 2021

If you ever needed proof that home ownership is an effective way to build wealth, last year should have removed all doubt. Homes appreciated at a record rate in 2021. Home prices in the Denver-metro area increased 16.68% from 2020 to 2021. The last record high increase was 15.77% in 2000, according to Steve Danyliw, past...

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RMCC Brokers Honored at 2022 DMAR Excellence Awards

RMCC Brokers Honored at 2022 DMAR Excellence Awards

We are proud to congratulate our brokers who were recognized at this year’s Denver Metro Association of Realtors' Excellence Awards! The event celebrates the Denver area’s top performers in residential real estate for 2020. Our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek office was ranked 3rd for both Sales Production and Number of...

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6 mistakes to avoid when cleaning windows

6 mistakes to avoid when cleaning windows

With spring finally here, it’s time to let the sun in! That means first making your windows shine. It seems like a simple task, ridding your windows of all the dust and dirt that has accumulated throughout winter. But anyone who has spritzed cleaner on a window knows how frustrating it can be to get a clear, streak-free...

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Rising interest rates mean less competition for home buyers

Rising interest rates mean less competition for home buyers

After years of historically low interest rates, rates are now on the rise. How high will they go? And what will these mean for the average homebuyer? The Motley Fool recently tackled this question. The website notes that economists differ in their predictions of how high rates might go. Experts at The Mortgage Bankers...

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International Women’s Day at RMCC | 2022

International Women’s Day at RMCC | 2022

International Women's Day is an important day where we can celebrate the incredible achievements of women all around the world. We are excited to honor this day and take the time to feature our women brokers and staff! We're proud to have a so many amazing women at our office in all types of roles that inspire us daily....

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Buyers bid over asking price to secure homes in February

Buyers bid over asking price to secure homes in February

Denver’s housing market remained heated in February, with some homes selling as much as six figures above the asking price. That’s the news from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors’ (DMAR) latest monthly report, which details February market statistics. The report shows a continuation of the city’s long-term trend of...

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April brings a slew of shows to Red Rocks Amphitheatre

April brings a slew of shows to Red Rocks Amphitheatre

While many music venues suffered immensely during 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic, one Colorado landmark ended the year more vital than ever. According to Billboard magazine, Red Rocks Amphitheatre was 2021’s most-attended, highest-grossing concert venue of any size, anywhere in the world.  The Red Rocks season offered...

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4 “beginner-friendly” spots for winter camping

4 “beginner-friendly” spots for winter camping

There’s nothing like camping for convening with nature up close and personal. While many campers restrict their adventures to warm-weather months, winter provides an exhilarating, if more challenging, twist on the theme. If you’re open to the idea, 5280 magazine suggests these four “beginner-friendly” sites close to...

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65 or older? You might be entitled to a property tax exemption

65 or older? You might be entitled to a property tax exemption

If you’re 65 or older, here’s good news: You could be eligible for a property tax break. Indeed, this break can be substantial. Those who qualify can receive a 50% tax break on the first $200,000 of the actual value of their primary residence. Here’s what you need to...

read more
Tricks for making tiny bedrooms feel luxurious

Tricks for making tiny bedrooms feel luxurious

Not all bedrooms are created equal. While some are luxurious, with space to spread out, many are little more than oversized closets, with room for a bed and little else. With careful decorating, however, even small rooms can be functional and look more spacious. Here...

read more
Homeowners reaped big rewards in 2021

Homeowners reaped big rewards in 2021

If you ever needed proof that home ownership is an effective way to build wealth, last year should have removed all doubt. Homes appreciated at a record rate in 2021. Home prices in the Denver-metro area increased 16.68% from 2020 to 2021. The last record high...

read more
RMCC Brokers Honored at 2022 DMAR Excellence Awards

RMCC Brokers Honored at 2022 DMAR Excellence Awards

We are proud to congratulate our brokers who were recognized at this year’s Denver Metro Association of Realtors' Excellence Awards! The event celebrates the Denver area’s top performers in residential real estate for 2020. Our RE/MAX of Cherry Creek office was ranked...

read more
6 mistakes to avoid when cleaning windows

6 mistakes to avoid when cleaning windows

With spring finally here, it’s time to let the sun in! That means first making your windows shine. It seems like a simple task, ridding your windows of all the dust and dirt that has accumulated throughout winter. But anyone who has spritzed cleaner on a window knows...

read more
Rising interest rates mean less competition for home buyers

Rising interest rates mean less competition for home buyers

After years of historically low interest rates, rates are now on the rise. How high will they go? And what will these mean for the average homebuyer? The Motley Fool recently tackled this question. The website notes that economists differ in their predictions of how...

read more
International Women’s Day at RMCC | 2022

International Women’s Day at RMCC | 2022

International Women's Day is an important day where we can celebrate the incredible achievements of women all around the world. We are excited to honor this day and take the time to feature our women brokers and staff! We're proud to have a so many amazing women at...

read more
Buyers bid over asking price to secure homes in February

Buyers bid over asking price to secure homes in February

Denver’s housing market remained heated in February, with some homes selling as much as six figures above the asking price. That’s the news from the Denver Metro Association of Realtors’ (DMAR) latest monthly report, which details February market statistics. The...

read more
April brings a slew of shows to Red Rocks Amphitheatre

April brings a slew of shows to Red Rocks Amphitheatre

While many music venues suffered immensely during 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic, one Colorado landmark ended the year more vital than ever. According to Billboard magazine, Red Rocks Amphitheatre was 2021’s most-attended, highest-grossing concert venue of any size,...

read more
4 “beginner-friendly” spots for winter camping

4 “beginner-friendly” spots for winter camping

There’s nothing like camping for convening with nature up close and personal. While many campers restrict their adventures to warm-weather months, winter provides an exhilarating, if more challenging, twist on the theme. If you’re open to the idea, 5280 magazine...

read more