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Riders Beware: A Guide to Toxic Plants and Grasses for Horses in Colorado

There are hundreds of different types of plants and grasses in Colorado and across the rest of America, which serve to provide a gastronomic feast for our equine companions. Whilst the vast majority of these plants are safe for horses to eat, some of them are not, and it is essential that all horse owners are aware of the toxic plants in Colorado that they and their horses should avoid. Whilst some of these plants may well leave your horse with an upset stomach, some are so toxic that they could lead to a risk of permanent damage or even death. This is why its so important to be safe and aware of what they are eating when you are riding outside with your horses and allowing them

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How to Sell Your Denver Home

Selling your home quickly means you get to spend less time thinking about it and less time stressing about it. But it also means that you’ll likely get more money for it. The first two weeks are the prime time for sellers to grab buyers’ attention, so here’s how to take full advantage of that brief window and get your home sold quickly.

Refresh Your Landscaping

GIve your lawn a little manicuring before you pound in the sale sign. In addition to mowing the lawn and pruning back unruly bushes, try planting a couple of new trees or shrubs to frame the front door or walkway. Do away with excess grass slowly spreading beyond its bounds by edging your sidewalks and driveway. An investment of as little as $400 in improving

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How To Turn $9,000 Into $85,115 In Just 5 Years Just Buying a Denver Area Home. 

Denver Mortgages Gain EquityBuying a Denver area home is a smart decision for your future. Here’s how you can potentially turn $9,000 into $85,115 in just 5 years? Kenna Real Estate's Loan Advisor Shawn Janusheske explains.

The Denver home market is appreciating at over 11% right now.  But if we take a conservative approach and use just 3% appreciation.  Here’s what can happen. Imagine what 11% looks like!

On a 300,000 home purchase, qualified homebuyers can put just $9,000 as down payment. 

In just 5 years that $300,000 home purchase would have appreciated in value to $347,728.

Plus the loan that started out at $291,000, after making 60 payments would have a remaining balance of

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Reverse Mortgages to Buy a Denver Area Home


For seniors hoping to purchase a Denver area home, a reverse mortgage could well provide the ideal solution. Securing a reverse mortgage for purchase is the ideal way for Denver based seniors to fund the move into the property they need for their aging years without dipping into their existing equity or taking on additional loans that they simply can’t afford.

The most common way that seniors choose to use a reverse mortgage is simply to enable them to remain in their existing home. The equity that the reverse mortgage releases is then used to cover the expenses so common amongst the elderly, such as home modifications, medical expenses, and the cost of in-home care. However if your existing home is

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Tips for Navigating the Kenna Real Estate Website to Find Your Dream Equestrian Home

Horse Property DenverProperties in the Colorado Denver metro area that have space for a horse, or are positioned on land zoned for horses are highly sought after and tend to sell very quickly. That means that savvy property hunters need to use all of the tools in their armory in order to secure their dream home, and one of the best tools available for those serious about finding a new home for sale in the Kenna Real Estate Website.

A Changed Denver Property Market

The property market has changed dramatically since the onset of the internet age, making it much easier to search for the home of your dreams without even leaving the comfort of your computer. House hunters tend to rely

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3 Questions Every Denver Home Buyer Should Ask Themselves

If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interest at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market.

Answering the following 3 questions will help you determine if now is actually a good time for you to buy in today’s market.

1. Why am I buying a home in the first place?

This truly is the most important question to answer. Forget the finances for a minute. Why did you even begin to consider purchasing a home? For most, the reason has nothing to do with money.

For example, a recent survey by Braun showed that over 75% of

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Navigating the Kenna Real Estate Website to Find the Right Denver Home For You

The internet has revolutionized the art of searching for a new home, making the process much faster and easier than it has ever been before. Savvy house hunters can now use high tech websites, such as our own, to find real estate online and compare the different properties that are currently available to them.

If you’re new to online real estate, you may not know how to find Denver area homes for sale online: luckily the Kenna Real Estate website has a user friendly interface that makes the huge decision to find a new home for yourself, and for your family, easier than it has ever been before.

Super Search Functionality

The first button you will see in our tool

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The Ultimate Guide to Buying your Very First Denver Home

Buying you first home is one of the biggest and most exciting things that you can ever chose to undertake, but it is also one of the most stressful and daunting processes you can embark on too. The process involved in buying real estate can seem so complicated that it’s hard to know where to start. With that in mind, here is the ultimate guide to the process involved in buying your very first home.

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Save a deposit

The first step you need to take before you can even begin searching for your dream home is to save a deposit. There are a myriad of advantages to having a sizeable deposit in place before you try to buy Denver real estate, but bear in mind that the minimum deposit required by

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10 Tips for a Stress-Free Summer Move

Summer moveThe summer months are a busy time for realtors in Denver, as the summer is one of the most popular times of year to choose to look for homes for sale as well as move in. Once you’ve found the right Denver real estate, it’s amazing how quickly your move can take place. If you’re preparing for a summer move then now is the time to get organized in order to make it as stress free as possible. Here are 10 top tips for a stress-free summer move:

1. Choose Reputable Experts

From your Denver realtor to your conveyancing lawyer to your removal company, it is important to choose the right team in order to make your move as stress free as possible. Where possible get recommendations for experts like Kenna Real Estate

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What Type of People Go to Open Houses around Denver?

An open house is a property that has been put on the open market for sale. The owners have made the decision to open their doors to anyone and generally people get to know about it either via an online or print advertisement in the local paper, by driving by and seeing the agent’s A-Frame sign outside, or from the realtor directly. There are no restrictions on who can attend an open house, and whilst attendees are required to share details, they don’t have to meet any criteria to attend. Open houses typically see high footfall of people viewing the home for sale: but what type of people are going to open houses?

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There is no one type of person who typically attends property open houses in

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