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Keep You Dogs Cool in Denver: 7 Important Tips

dog panting outside

In Denver there is much to do outside and most Denverites enjoy the summertime with trails, walks, parks and the outdoor Colorado lifestyle that is very dog friendly.

Many folks in and around Denver have a dog or 2 Dogs. Unfortunately, many people might not let their dogs in on the fun because they are worried about the extreme sun exposure, heat and more. With Denver being a mile above sea level the sun is more intense that other parts of the country. Kenna Real Estate has some good news!  with some tips you and your Dog can enjoy the Colorado outdoors if you follow these seven key tips for keeping your dogs cool and safe.

1. Get your dog wet - dogs Love it!

One way to keep

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Where are the fireworks in and around Denver, Colorado 2018. Places to see the fireworks in 2018 Denver, Colorado

If you are staying in town, here are some of the best firework shows!  
(Besides the Rockies game of course  = )

Arvada:
Arvada Fireworks begin at 9 PM at Stenger Sports Park Complex on July 4th, 2018.
 
Brighton:
Brighton Fireworks begin at 9:45 PM at Carmichael Park on July 4th, 2018.
 
Broomfield:
Broomfield Fireworks begin at 9:45 PM at Broomfield County Commons Park on July 4th, 2018.
 
Denver:
Denver Fireworks begin at 8 PM at Civic Center Park on July 4th, 2018.
Fireworks begin at 10 PM at Elitch Gardens on July 4th, 2018.
 
Englewood:
Englewood

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Elements That Make Denver Luxury Interior Design Eco-Friendly

There was a time when luxury interior design in Denver was all about making a place as fancy as it can get without much regard for environmental impact. These days, however, Denver interior designers and their clients have become much more aware and involved when it comes to their environmental responsibilities.

Interior designers are the ones who decide which materials and products to use in their work. With their increased awareness of how much our environment needs help, many interior designers are now incorporating principles of sustainability in their designs. Whatever ideas they have in mind, they actively make sure that it has the elements listed below, all of which make for an

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People are always asking us about their debt-to-income ratio (DTI).

They know it's important when applying for a mortgage, but many people really don't know what it is, or how it's calculated. Here's what you need to know about your DTI. There are three things that lenders look at to see if you can get approved for a mortgage: income, credit, and assets. Today, we will talk about income. Lenders use your DTI to determine whether you earn enough income to pay back your mortgage. If your DTI is low enough, the loan gets approved. If it isn't, your loan doesn't get approved.

Here's how to calculate your DTI: Add up all the minimum payments that show on your credit report. Add this to your total new housing payment, which includes principal, interest,

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VA Financed Homes for Military Personnel Purchasing a Home In Denver Metro.

Are you an active duty officer, an enlisted military member or retired military who’s is serving or have served in our armed forces or a government employee looking to buy a home in Denver Metro with your VA Certificate? Kenna Real Estate can help. As a veteran myself of the United States Coast Guard, I know first-hand what it is like to get orders to relocate your tour of duty to a new city or town; it can be somewhat of a daunting process especially if there is a Military family involved. To get information on the Denver Metro real estate market click on the following link. https://thomaswallace.kennarealestate.com/military-buy-sell.php.

Kenna Real Estate Knows VA Loans

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55 and Older Age Restricted Living in the Denver Metro Area

Home owners that are 55 years of age and older often decide to downsize their living situation into a more manageable home such as purchasing a smaller home or renting. With that being said many homeowners look at Denver age restricted communities as an option. A study by NAHB Housing Trends found that age restricted communities will account for nearly 45% of all U.S. households by the year 2020. Kenna Real Estate consists of  professional real estate agents that specialize in assisting our buyers and sellers with the downsizing process and moving to age restricted homes around the Denver Metro area

Click on the link below to contact Kenna Real Estate consisting of a team of real estate

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Key Moving Tips for People with Disabilities

Moving can be difficult under any circumstances. For people with disabilities, there can be unique challenges. Here are some tips for managing the process and making a smooth transition.

Your perfect place. Finding a home that is accessible may be particularly tough. As NPR points out, while the country is successfully embracing accessible public areas, housing is a decidedly different story. Most people with accessibility issues require modifications, although with the trend toward aging in place design, accessibility is becoming more commonplace. Aging in place embraces an aesthetically appealing structure that supports people throughout their senior years. This strategy naturally encompasses some of

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How To Deal With Competing Offers In Denver

Ideally, you want to be the only buyer who makes an offer on a particular Denver property. That way, assuming your price is acceptable to the seller, you’re almost certain to close the deal. But, it doesn’t always work out that way. In the case of highly desirable homes in denver, it’s very common for there to be competing offers. So, what do you do if there’s a competing offer on a home you really want?

First, don’t panic.

Just because there are other buyers interested in the property doesn’t mean you won’t get it. There are many factors that influence a seller’s decision to choose one offer over another. For example, sellers are generally skeptical of offers from buyers who do not have a pre-approved

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Why It Pays to Be a Denver Homeowner

(Literally)

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The classic buy vs. rent debate has been going on for ages. Is buying a home really a valuable investment, or are you better off renting and putting your money into other wealth-building avenues? While arguments can be made for both, and you should certainly never put all your eggs in one basket, the numbers speak for themselves when it comes to the financial benefits of owning a home. Let's take a closer look at what they have to say. 

Denver Home values are going up, up, up. Between Q3 2016 and Q3 2017, U.S. house prices rose 6.5%, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI). On a home valued at $250,000, that's a $16,250 bump in
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Denver Rent to Own Homes and Lease Option Homes

Are you looking for rent to own in Denver?  Here at Kenna Real Estate we offer an exciting new rent to own program where you can lease with an option to purchase a home of your own. Kenna Real Estate is working with an amazing Lease with a Right to Purchase program.

Its easy to qualify for this program all you need to qualify is:

  1. A minimum household income of $50,000. 
  2. A minimum credit of 550.
  3. Deposit is equal to two months rent. 
  4. No evictions on record in the past year 
  5. one Year Lease required

Here are some Perks & details of Renting to Own through own lease with Right to Purchase Program.

You get to pick a house that is FOR SALE based on your approved rent, in a community

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New program offers No Down Payment Loan