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Posted on 08/14/2022
Loans: When should you take out a home equity loan?
Home equity loans are term loans that are taken out against the value of your home already paid or the amount of the home owned. For example, homeowners who have paid 25% of their full outstanding loan balance, say $50,000 of a $200,000 mortgage, have that much equity in their home or how much of their home they...
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Posted on 08/11/2022
1521 E 23rd Avenue, Denver, CO 80205 is now new to the market!
Charming yet elegant 2-story Victorian centrally situated between Central Park, Five Points and Uptown. Walk to the Denver Zoo, Scoops Ice Cream and the Light Rail. Spacious corner lot in the Whittier neighborhood is city living at its best with incredible interior trim details. Built in 1910, original character yet modern amenities. Central Air Conditioning. Open vaulted entry way leads to large family room and spacious dining room. Kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances and backyard access. Upstairs, find two large bedrooms and remodeled bathroom with double sinks. Basement offers large non-conforming bedroom, laundry room with exterior...
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Posted on 08/07/2022
What to know before you build a greenhouse
If you want to build a greenhouse at home, there are many things to consider first. Everything from building materials, style and intended use is worth planning carefully before you start. Here are some of the main things to consider before you build a greenhouse: What you’re planning to grow A greenhouse gives you the chance to grow...
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Posted on 07/31/2022
Home Office: Tips for Reworking Your Space
A good home office considers everything from lighting to air quality to layout, but even the best of the best home offices should be reimagined from time to time. So what happens when you switch up your office layout? The results may surprise you. Here are a few quick tips for redesigning your home office space. Rework Assessment...
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Posted on 07/24/2022
Converting a Shed Into a Living Space: Costs to Consider
A growing number of homeowners invest in in-law apartments each year as a way to expand their square footage to accommodate family members. According to data from Freddie Mac, upwards of 1.4 million single-family homes include an in-law dwelling. Regardless of the reason to make the home improvement, property owners often spend the money knowing the additional living...
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Posted on 07/17/2022
Before you remodel: Contractor selection tips
If you’re planning a major home remodel, contractor selection should be at the top of your to-do list. Home remodeling contractors are specialists in working with your existing home to help you achieve your goals. They can also help you navigate logistics like obtaining all the necessary permits and selecting building materials. But how do you choose the...
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Posted on 07/10/2022
Sweat Equity: What It Is and How It Can Benefit You
When you start talking about what you can do to improve your property value, you may start seeing dollar signs. As the old saying goes, it takes money to make money. However, it doesn't have to be this way regarding your home. Did you know you can boost your home's value simply by putting in some hard work...
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Posted on 06/26/2022
4 Items to Boost Your Outdoor Entertainment space
With the right accessories, any deck or patio space can be transformed into a true outdoor oasis. Whether you're looking to host lively weekend barbecues or simply want to enjoy a low-key evening on the deck with loved ones, there are a few must-haves to consider adding to your existing deck or patio. Great Furniture The right patio...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Homeowners insurance basics: Additional living expenses
Every homeowners insurance policy includes additional living expenses coverage. If you’re temporarily displaced from your home because of damage, this coverage can help you pay for the additional everyday expenses until you’re able to move back in. But what exactly does additional living expense (ALE) coverage include? Here is a basic guide to help you learn more about...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
What to Know About Home Improvement Loans for Additions
Building an addition onto your home provides you with more space, whether you need it for a living area or for storage. You can build additions onto the side or back of your home, or build up rather than out. No matter what kind of addition you’re thinking of building, it’s important to think about how to finance...
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Posted on 06/05/2022
Tips for Basement Wall Finishings
Basements with unfinished walls can make this part of a home an unpleasant and uncomfortable place to be. Wall finishes for basements offer a way to turn these areas into comfortable and functional spaces. When you have finished walls in your basement, you and your family can get more use out of this part of your home. Whether...
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Posted on 05/29/2022
How Building and Maintaining a Late Summer Garden Keep Fresh Vegetables Coming
There’s a common misconception that vegetable gardening follows a cycle of planting during spring and harvesting before autumn frosts descend. While a wide range of vegetables, herbs and other edibles require following this pattern, exceptions persist. It may come as something of a surprise, but late-summer and even early fall gardens can yield a harvest before winter arrives....
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