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Top 5 Remodeling Projects to Boost Resale Value

House hunters will likely wonder about the age and upkeep of certain big-ticket features in a home like the roof and HVAC system. But they will also likely be interested in just how move-in ready the home is. Sellers can take on some prep w...

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Denver architecture: Beaux Arts

Popular from 1880-1930, Beaux-Arts style buildings are some of the most opulent in American architecture. The style represented a reaction against eclectic Victorian era expressions that celebrated asymmetry and featured a mixture of patter...

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Why Are RE Investors Buying More Homes?

Redfin reported that in the 3 rd quarter RE investors purchased 18.2% of all homes sold in the 3 rd quarter. Year over year RE investors are purchasing 63% more homes in the last year. How does Redfin define a RE investor? The home is b...

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Home Buyers Eager to Act Sooner Rather Than Later

Contract signings climbed 7.5% in October, and home sales for 2021 are on pace to hit a 15-year high, the National Association of REALTORS® reported Monday. Pending home sales rebounded after a decline in September. Despite rising mortg...

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Denver architecture: Territorial Adobe

Territorial Adobe buildings are most common in southern Colorado and date from approximately 1880 through the 1940s.  These buildings were constructed using adobe blocks, yet have some elements of formal architectural style or are influenc...

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New Single-Family Homes Are Getting Bigger

The pandemic has prompted more Americans to want to supersize their homes. The median single-family square floor area as increased to 2,337 square feet as of the third quarter, while the average (mean) square footage of new single-family h...

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City and County Market Trends Reports | NOV. ’21

Quick look at City and County Market Trends Reports featuring October data New Listings were down 7.9 percent for single family homes and 17.1 percent for townhouse-condo properties. Under Contracts increased 4.8 percent for single family ho...

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Denver architecture: Lustron

The Swedish-born Chicago engineer Carl Standlund (1899-1974) founded the Lustron Corporation in 1946 in response to Federal Housing Administration (FHA) support of pre-fabricated, high-volume home construction.  The company operated from S...

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