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Winter can be a great time to sell your home in the Denver area.There are pros and cons to selling your home in any season and in any market. Winter can actually be a fantastic time to sell your home in the Denver area and here are five reasons why:

1) Regardless of the cooler weather, buyers are not backing out of the market. Demand remains at levels seen over the summer months.

2) Less homes are on the market,  leaving buyers with less options and strengthening the seller's market. The average days on market remains extremely low.

3) Bidding by multiple buyers is still prevalent and many homes are still selling at or over their asking price.

4) Buyers looking in the winter months are serious about finding a home. Many are driven to make decisions for tax purposes and the relocation market is not tied to

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From our Let's Talk Real Estate - Peak Realty podcast. There are lots of little things that can cause problems and delay a real estate closing. We explore some of these and have some fun talking about potential closing delays!

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It is time to get your home maintenance completed for fall before the cold and snow is upon us! Here is a handy list of what to check inside and out.

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

 

 

 

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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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2016 Colorado Winter Activities

Alamosa

Alamosa Ice Fest
January 30 & 31
alamosarec.org

Aspen

65th Annual Wintersköl Celebration
January 14-17
aspenchamber.org

X-Games Aspen
January 28 - 31
gosnowmass.com

Aurora

Special Olympics Polar
February 20
specialolympicsco.org

Winterwondergrass
February 19 - 21
winterwondergrass.com

Boulder

Old Man Winter Bike Rally Festival
February 7
oldmanwinterrally.com

Special Olympics

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Living RoomCurious about the color trends for 2016? Pantone forecasts the "biggest" colors for the next spring. If you are wondering why that is mentioned on a real estate blog, we see that these colors not only in fashion trends. They also are well represented in home decor. Are you like me? Do you love wearing and surrounding yourself with color? If you are just itching to know what the top 10 Spring 2016 trending colors will be, keep scrolling!

1. Rose Quartz
 Rose Quartz

2. Peach Echo
Peach Echo

3. Serenity
Serenity

4. Snorkel Blue
Snorkel Blue 

5. Buttercup
Buttercup

6. Limpet Shell
Limpet Shell

7. Lilac Gray
Lilac Gray

8. Fiesta
Fiesta 

9. Iced Coffee
Iced Coffee

10. Green Flash
Green Flash

Want more? Check out Pantone's full 2016 Spring Fashion Color Report.

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