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The real estate market in Denver is cooling down with housing inventory in November 2018 higher than in November 2017. If you’re planning to buy real estate this year, now might be a good time to snag your dream house in Denver. For sellers, getting a good start is important to improve the saleability of your property. Investing in exterior upgrades and improving your curb appeal can boost your chances of selling your home quickly.  It can also add 3-5% of your home value according to Consumer Reports.

Landscaping Has High Returns

One of the easy ways to improve your home’s curb appeal is to take care of your garden. Mow the lawn, prune shrubs, plant some annuals and perennials, fix the footpaths, and clean up your yard to project a neat outdoor

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How Seniors And Millennials Are Impacting Denver’s Housing Market

Millennials (born between 1981-1996) could be waiting twenty years to save enough to afford a 20% downpayment on a home in Denver, Westword reports. Despite this news, Denver remains a popular location with millennial house-hunters who are buying homes at an increasing rate — even if they’re having to pay more than previous generations. One reason for this is the new trend in older Americans “aging in place”, resulting in less houses on the market which drives up the price for millenials.

Changes in home ownership over generations

In Denver and across the US, home ownership isn’t as prevalent for millennials as it was for their parents and grandparents. For example, 14% of

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By Gayle Dabrowski

Denver Lawns

Curb appeal is an essential part of drawing attention to your home. Potential buyers who see a well landscaped and maintained yard will be more motivated to walk through the front door. Lawn care can seem like a mundane task to keep up with whenselling your Denver home, but a beautiful lawn can raise your Denver home’s property value. When choosing what to plant or reseed, consider these five best grass types for Denver lawns that will ultimately thrive, look the best, and maximize your home’s curb appeal.

1. Kentucky Bluegrass

Thispopular grass type is well known for its ability to handle a wide variety of weather conditions. Colorado homeowners find that Kentucky bluegrass is both tolerant and resistant to damage caused

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Making a lawn around Denver is easy but its maintenance and care is difficult.

To make this green space more greener and refreshing than  before, imply these 16 effective tips.

1. Don't go for fancy stuff, always plant grass that is native and local and perfectly adapted to your climate. Examine your place perfectly to find out the hours of sunshine, temperature, growing conditions and soil type to choose a grass type you should grow.

2.  What's your soil pH? For lawns, pH level around 6 to 7 .2 is required. Test your soil pH, if it's not around the required level, amend your soil type.

3.   Don't plant lawns in completely shady area and avoid planting it on the slopes and anomalous spots of your yard.

4.   Grass in shady part of your lawn

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4 Cleaning Tips to Make Your
New Home Move-in Ready

If you want to be comfortable in your beautiful new home, you need to clean it. Even if the home was cleaned before you bought it, giving it a good, thorough run-through with your own cleaning techniques will help you get rid of any lingering allergens or pollutants that were missed by the previous homeowners. Poor air quality in your home can take a toll on your health, causing fatigue, allergies, and headaches. At the same time, certain strains of bacteria and mold spores can make your family sick if left unchecked. Here's how to tackle airborne pollutants and lurking germs before settling in to your new home.

1. Don’t Let Allergens Move in With You

Before you start cleaning up your new home,

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How to Budget for Closing Costs

Buying a home is a process that can be described as funnel-like in some ways. Deciding to get into home ownership and looking at potential homes places buyers at the wide top of the funnel. Closing on a home is the culmination of the process and takes place takes at the thin, bottom spout.

Everything that takes place from the initial foray into real estate until it is completed heads the buyer towards closing. What exactly is involved in closing and what costs should be expected? How and how much should you budget for closing?

What is Closing?

There are many processes and individual parties and vendors involved in the sale of the home. This is, in part, what can make the process a bit complicated and sometimes

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STAYCATION IDEAS IN DENVER

Staycations

Usually, vacations require traveling on the road for hours.  Sometimes, the travel time is even longer than the amount of time spent in your destination of choice.  It’s true what they say, sometimes it feels like you need a vacation after having one.  You travel to relax and recharge, but sometimes end up feeling more exhausted than when you started. 

That is why many people opt for staycations.  Staycation is a coined term from stay and vacation, meaning you do not have to move any further for you to enjoy the feeling and perks of an actual vacation.  This gives many benefits to travelers.  This removes the hassle of tiring road trips and queuing in bus terminals and airports.  It also lessens the travel

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Fresh, Clean and Green: Eco-Friendly Tidy-Ups for Your Home

Eco Friendly Tips

 A tidier home can help you feel more relaxed and organized, but what do you do with all the things   you’re ready to part with, and how do you deep clean in a way that is kind to the earth?  Thankfully,   you can declutter and refresh your home in ways you can really feel good about.

  Big and bad.  Decluttering is a wonderful thing, but in the process of paring down, there are some items that can be downright cumbersome.  If you leave them for the trash company to pick up, they will likely end up in a landfill.  Landfills are dangerous, and not just to future generations.  Many people realize items in landfills don’t break down properly and that they are piling up instead of being

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Kenna Real Estate is Now in SoBo!

Looking for a fun, hip place to call home, that isn’t too far from the center of Denver? SoBo is an up-and-coming Denver neighborhood that’s been quietly developing for over a decade, and thanks to its cool vibe is set to become even more popular. After our recent move, Kenna Real Estate is now located right in the heart of the SoBo area, on the corner of Broadway and Yale, and as experts in local real estate we're uniquely positioned to benefit buyers and sellers of SoBo properties. Read on to find out more about the SoBo area and all it offers, and call Kenna Real Estate if you’re interested in buying or selling property in Englewood or Denver!

Where Exactly is SoBo?

SoBo is the nickname for a particular region

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HOW TO CLEAN YOUR ROOF GUTTERS

Roof gutters are a small part of construction but are nonetheless an important and an essential part of a house. Most home owners often neglect the value that a roof gutter adds to a house. The roof gutters however funnel water away from the roof and away from the house which protects the sides of the house, the windows, the doors and most significantly the foundation of the house. In addition, there are risks and damages that come as a result of clogged, leaking or broken roof gutters. For instance, when the gutters aren’t performing at their optimal level rain water might run off to the sides of the house and create poodles of water near the foundation. Heavy rains may create a whole of problems. Cleaning the gutters

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