Real Estate News - Denver, Colorado - Blog Archive: November, 2013

November 2013

Found 4 blog entries for November 2013.

Nestled just 12 miles south of Denver, Highlands Ranch is a spectacular community with lots of open green space and tons of beautiful scenery. With homes ranging from just over $45,000 to more than $3,200,000 there is one that will suit every family's budget.

Demographics

Highlands Ranch was first incorporated as a master-planned community in 1981. It consists of 22,000 acres of land, and is home to around 93,000 residents according to the town's official website. That is a significant increase from the turn of the century, when the population was reported to be around 70,931. There are more than 24,000 households here, meaning that there are always plenty of opportunities to purchase real estate.

Recreation and Sports

Highlands Ranch has

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It™s not uncommon for buyers to request home inspections in order to ensure their purchase is in good condition. Most people know that performing such an inspection can help them save thousands of dollars on their purchase later on. What sellers do not realize is that they could also benefit from having an inspection performed before placing their home on the market for a number of reasons.

Retain Control

When buyers undergo an inspection, they essentially have the upper hand when it comes to negotiating a home™s price. That™s because their purchase agreement is normally written up as being œsubject to inspection. Should major problems be discovered, they can then renegotiate the sales price. At this point, most sellers are willing to cave on

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Home energy efficiency – the new decision factor when buying or renting in Denver

Deciding on buying, selling or renting houses or condominiums is always a complicated process. Establishing the value of the home is usually not a straightforward calculation, although it is often largely based on simple factors such as location, square footage, number of  Bedrooms  and bathrooms or the year when the house was built. The price of the home or condominium should reflect its current condition, which is often the result of upgrades of the house’s interior design or amenities. However, when viewing a house they’re thinking of buying or renting, few people investigate the hidden facts of the building - the condition of the services system and whether or not

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Get your Home Ready for Winter, Winter Tips for your House

Get your Denver Home Ready for WinterYou never hear of Fall Cleaning but hear about œspring cleaning" all the time? When winter comes more time is spent indoors and more indoor entertaining is common. It seems the perfect time of year to be sure your home is cozy, clean and dust free, winterized and buttoned up. Here™s a good checklist to help ensure that this season™s winter weather and cold air stays outside.

 Important Items for Your Furnace

  • Move materials away from the furnace, especially flammable materials. Never store around the furnace or the water heater. A flair up can burn your home down.
  • Check your pilot light. If it is not lit, follow the instructions for relighting which are typically printed on access door.
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