Home Ownership

Found 9 blog entries about Home Ownership.

Home EquityIf you own a home in Denver Metro you have likely seen significant appreciation in your property since 2013.  If you bought your home 4 years ago for $200,000.00 your home could be worth nearly $300,000, depending on your neighborhood's appreciation.  While you may be comfortable not selling, there are a few ways to improve your financial portfolio utilizing your equity.

  • Refinance to Eliminate PMI: If you currently have a FHA loan you can use the equity in your home to allow you to refinance to reduce/eliminate your monthly mortgage insurance. With a lower payment each month, you'll have more funds to do what you wish!
  • Home Improvements: Projects that add value to your home can be an excellent investment. These include new items such as a roof,
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I get asked all the time, "How is the market?" Well, that really depends. The market is different if you are looking to buy, sell, or invest. It also varies based on neighborhood, price range and condition of the home you are looking for. Here are some general stats on the current Denver, Colorado housing market. If you want to discuss the market specific to your goals, feel free to contact me and we can schedule a Seller or Buyer Consultation.

January 2017 Denver Housing Market Report stats for both attached and detached single family homes from December 2016.

December 2016 Denver Detached Single Family Homes

December 2016 Denver Attached Single Family Homes

 

In the market to buy or sell?  Please consider reaching out!

Keelan McCamey, Realtor
Peak Realty
303-709-8778
info@peakrealtyhomes.com

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Remodel ProjectsI get asked a lot about which remodel projects are worth investing in for resale value down the road. It is important to realize that every transaction is different, so you can't 100% rely on what some arbitrary (although well researched) list of information says. However, the information provided here is from a reputable, professional source and definitely worth considering. 

See below for the average 2016 job costs of several home improvement and maintenance projects and how that can affect resale value. Looking at this information, you will see that completing these projects will add to an increased value in the Buyers mind and therefore the likelihood of higher overall sales price of your property. However, be cautioned that each home is unique and

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Cleaning ChecklistsGetting, and keeping, your home clean and organized...

The Clean House Cleaning Routine from Clean Mama

Customizable 1 year on 1 Page Cleaning Checklist from Simply Rebekah

Spring Cleaning Checklist from Freebie Finding Mom

Deep Spring Cleaning Game Plan Checklist from Richly Rooted

Daily Routines (Morning, Afternoon, Evening) from Creative Home Keeper

The Fastest Way to Clean a House Worksheet from Fab n’ Free

Clean Your House Before You Move In  from Ask Anna

Weekly Cleaning Checklist from Creative Home Keeper

Weekly Cleaning Schedule  from The Happier Homemaker

Weekly Checklist – Household Chores from Life as Mom

Deep Cleaning Checklist from Laura’s Crafty Life

Room by Room Cleaning Checklist from Laura’s Crafty

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JOIN US as we work with A Precious Child gather donations of brand new toys to give to those in need. Please SHARE this video and help make this a great event and holiday season! Drop off sites can be viewed at either of these two links:

A Precious Child is a wonderful, local, organization that offers many ways to help families the whole year long. Check out their site for more ways to contribute: http://apreciouschild.org

Keelan McCamey, Realtor
Peak Realty
303-709-8778
info@peakrealtyhomes.com

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8 Habits of a Good Enough Clean HomeWhen our family is on a schedule, and taking baby steps towards organization every day, things just go more smoothly. When our house is in order and clean, I am calmer and able to focus. When you have kids, this goal seems like climbing a mountain backwards dragging a sled of rocks back up the mountain with you. Here are 8 habits that allow me to keep everything "good enough" around our home and, in return, I get to keep a portion of my sanity.

1) Create a Command Center
Our Command Center is in the Kitchen and is really made up of the small stretch of counter space by the refrigerator.  It is there that all the "out the door" items are stored.  My purse, keys, wallets, phones, shopping lists, bills that need paid, etc.  Also in the kitchen area is a

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