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As the owner and managing broker of Kenna Real Estate, Brian is committed to the success of each and every sale and purchase in which his business is involved. He loves the negotiation process and makes it his mission to ensure that every one of his clients has a hassle-free transaction, from beginning to end.

More than 25 years in the home design and construction business allow Brian to approach his real estate practice from a unique inter-disciplinary perspective. His knowledge of home building as well as real estate sales and purchasing techniques will help you determine the best investment for your own lifestyle.

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Career in Real Estate

In the 2010s, more and more people decided to become self-employed due to the expanded opportunities for remote working due to innovations like the internet. In search of more flexibility and a better work/life balance, the rates of those becoming self-employed reached an all-time high. This is no different in the real estate industry. Although you might believe that working for an agency is the only option available to you, this is untrue, and there are many other career options that you can consider in the industry that may appeal to you. Read on to find out more about each of them.

Real Estate Agent

In July 2019, 16 million Americans were self-employed, and this number is continually growing. If you also want to consider the advantages of

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 A Guide to Englewood, Co

If you’re thinking about moving to Englewood, Co then you might want to learn more about your new home. Englewood is an urban-suburban area just to the south of Denver. Englewood, Co real estate includes a mix of residential properties to suit everyone from the young professional to the growing family. The downtown area has plenty of restaurants, bars and entertainment venues and there are lots of things to see and do in Englewood, Co if you decide to settle here.

Neighbourhoods in Englewood, Co

Englewood, Co has a variety of different neighbourhoods ranging from some that are mainly residential to the downtown area that is full of shops, bars and restaurants. Many young professionals prefer to live near to these busier

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Thanksgiving is almost here, while Christmas and New Year’s Eve are only weeks away. Among all the usual preparations for the holiday season – buying gifts, planning family meals and parties, and decorating your home – there’s one first step you shouldn’t skip: decluttering your home.

Removing the clutter throughout your home prior to the holiday season allows you to enjoy the festivities in comfortable and cozy surroundings, and to invite family and friends without worrying that you must tidy up for hours before they arrive.

Although the task seems daunting and time-consuming, especially during this time of the year when you have many other things to do, it’s definitely worth it. It saves plenty of time and energy in the long run, and your

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 Senior Living

Is your elderly parent moving into your home? If so, you may be worried about the additional expenses of preparing your home. Thankfully, getting your home ready for a senior doesn’t have to disrupt your budget, especially when you use these tips to save time and money:          

Save on Senior Home Essentials by Shopping With Macys at Rakuten

You may need a few things for your home in order to prepare for your senior family member’s arrival. But that doesn’t mean you need to spend a small fortune in order to check those items off your shopping list, especially since it’s easy to find coupons for Macys on websites like Rakuten. Shopping at Macys can save you time and money, because you can find everything your senior parent may need in one

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Moving Superstitions

Halloween is here, and, to make sure we celebrate it properly, we thought a guide to the most popular superstitions around the globe would be the best way to honor the tradition.                                                                                                                                                                                                     The infographic below, originally put together by the creative team at the self-storage listings website STORAGECafé, presents some ideas about what a home should look like if you want to keep it protected from supernatural forces.                                                                                                                                                 

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Denver Real Estate

The Denver metro area continues to be a magnet for people from all around the United States. The region grew steadily in the last decade from 2.5 million to nearly 3 million residents today. According to US Census data, Denver metro gained about 40,000 new residents in 2018 alone, and the pace doesn’t look like slowing down.

Therefore, it’s safe to say that a lot of people are moving to Denver on a daily basis, and for some very good reasons. The area has undisputable advantages, starting with its spectacular, high-altitude location surrounded by mountains and 300 days of sunshine per year. Denver metro offers countless opportunities for outdoor activities and sports in all seasons, but it also features a thriving, vibrant arts and culture scene,

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 Denver 55+ Communities

When you begin the downsizing process, all the steps involved in moving from one point to another might not be particularly clear. Here are some of the general things you’ll need to take care of now that you’ve decided to downsize.

 How to Downsize Effectively

Downsizing is essentially moving from a larger space to a smaller one. In order to do this effectively, you’ll have to need to create a plan as early as possible and stick to it. Since you’ll need to go through your possessions and determine what you can keep and what needs to be removed, consider getting some help from your friends. They can help you move from room to room more easily and really cut down on the time it takes to decide what goes.

Before sorting, you should make it

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invest in off the plan apartments

Real estate investing can be a great source of passive income. Once you’re able to successfully house the most responsible tenants from your area, you’ll be able to earn a profit long-term. If you want to invest in the real estate industry with minimal risks, consider investing in an off the plan apartment. An off the plan apartment can provide several benefits that you can’t experience from other types of properties.

An off the plan apartment is buying a property before it is built. During the time of your purchase, the physical structure of the property doesn’t exist yet; you are only paying for its plan. To paint a clearer picture of what an off plan apartment is, take note of the following points:

An Off The Plan Apartment Has Lower Purchase

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Aurora Retirees

Thinking about heading to Aurora, CO for your retirement? First, you should know that you’re making a great choice. Aurora has some of the best views of any city in the US. Residents are just a short drive from the mountains, which provides a scenic backdrop for all the outdoor activities you can enjoy. The city is considered to be a suburb of Denver, which means retirees who choose Aurora can relax and bask in the slower pace of a smaller city while still having access to all the amenities and entertainment that come with urban living. 

Ready to start looking for your perfect dream home? Keep the following tips in mind to help streamline and simplify your search!

1. Get Your Budget in Order

First thing’s first - you need to establish your

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Hvac tips

HVAC Tips and Tricks For Energy Savings

The cost of operating the heating and cooling systems at home can be quite high. More often than not, we’re stuck with sky-high energy bills, especially during the summer and winter months, when we use our HVAC systems more frequently than we do in the fall and spring.

Most of us may have accepted the fact that our heating and cooling costs will always eat up a significant portion of our energy bills. That, however, doesn’t mean that we’re no longer interested in trying to find ways of reducing the cost of keeping everyone cool in the summer and warm in the winter. As much as possible, let’s all apply the following HVAC tips and tricks if we want our energy bills to go down:

Tune your HVAC systems up.

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