Hardwood Flooring Patterns

Hardwood Flooring Patterns

Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind hardwood accent to make your living, dining or hallway space more memorable?

A Closer Look: The 30-year mortgage

The average interest rate on a 30-year mortgage is now 5.35 percent. That’s over two percentage points higher than at the beginning of 2022. These higher interest rates will undoubtedly change the home-buying scene as people weigh the costs of borrowing. But one constant is that the majority of new mortgages are of the 30-year fixed variety. Ever wonder why?

Buying a home to save for college?

Buying a home to save for college?

When it comes to saving for their child’s college education, most parents automatically think of the Colorado College Invest 529 accounts. However, buying a home to save for college could be an alternative to consider.

Remodeling for the sheer joy of it

Remodeling for the sheer joy of it

With the cost and competition for home buying at historically high levels, many homeowners are opting to remodel their current home to better meet their needs.

Local gardeners buying plants: Enthusiastic, upbeat and “happy crazy”

Local gardeners buying plants: Enthusiastic, upbeat and “happy crazy”

After months of tantalizing gardening catalogs being sent to them, Front Range gardeners have been let loose from their winter slumber to lunge toward gardening establishments with gleeful abandon. Mother’s Day weekend seems like the official starting flag of the outdoor plant acquisition race.

Fair housing month

Fair housing month

Fair Housing Month signifies a continued commitment by Realtors® across our country to expand equal access to housing.

April is lawn care month

April is lawn care month

By Shane Markham Rocky Mountain Sod Growers LONGMONT – Lack of education and understanding concerning the true water needs of turfgrass is contributing to continued water conservation issues, wasteful watering practices, and the unnecessary removal of grass from the...
The new reverse mortgage – Part 2

The new reverse mortgage – Part 2

Colorado is one of the fastest aging states in the country and Boulder County is also rapidly aging. Reverse mortgages are becoming more popular as baby boomers retire and want to maintain their standard of living. The reverse mortgage is a financial tool, which has...
Your number is up: a look at the evolution of house numbering

Your number is up: a look at the evolution of house numbering

It’s 1770 and Maria Theresa, the empress of the Habsburg Empire, just lost the Seven Years’ War. Not one to wave the white flag, she decides to win back her territory. But to succeed, she needs a formidable army. While feudal landlords handle military recruitment...
Colorado jobs are bouncing back – Affect on housing market

Colorado jobs are bouncing back – Affect on housing market

A stronger job market and economic recovery could accelerate purchasing power for real estate and demand for rental properties. A thriving business environment is good news for all of us who live here and for those who are moving here. Colorado’s economic recovery...