New Listing!! 3665 Cayman Pl. in Boulder - Mountain Views!

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home listed at $859,000. Call us to set up your showing today at 303-456-2128!

A beautiful two-story home located in Four Mile Creek - updated with modern touches throughout! Beautiful hardwood floors extending throughout the front entry and into the kitchen. Boasting elegant, white kitchen cabinets, slab granite, dual ovens, & large kitchen island and pantry. Open floor plan with large family room & gas fireplace and formal living & dining rooms -- perfect for entertaining a large guest list or serving for one this holiday season! The upper level boasts a large master suite, plus two guest bedrooms with a bonus 4th bedroom or a large office/study! Basement is full size and ready to be finished! Charming exterior with a 3-car garage, nicely sized backyard, with large deck for grilling and dining outside. The location is highly desirable, step off your front porch and be just a few minutes from trails, parks, and several outdoor destinations!

Land for Sale! Spectacular Views in Roxborough Park!

11226 Lost Arrow Littleton, CO - Listed at $259,900. Call 303-456-2128 today for more details!

This spectacular lot has all the elements that one would hope for when building their dream home. With its large size, gentle slope (suitable for all floorpans), nestled into a culdesac, steps away from the award winning Arrowhead golf course and backing to the Ravenna Golf Course; this lot is worth a quick drive to view! Once you arrive, you will see unobstructed Denver city views from the front, the rolling mountains, cascading foothills and wildlife from the back! A large,half acre,luxury lot nestled into one of Roxborough’s most desirable locations! Roxborough is a private, gated community and is a Colorado Natural Area & a Natural Landmark. Roxborough State park has close to 4,000 acres with dramatic red-rock formations, unique plant and a plethora of wildlife ranging from black bears to mule dear. This community boarders both the State park and Roxborough’s trail system which connects to several trails including: Pike National Forest, Waterton Canyon, and Douglas County.

*NEW LISTING* 6272 Braun Cir. in Arvada! Great Location!

5 bedroom, 4 bathroom home listed at $619,000. Call 303-456-2128 to set up your showing today!!

A stunning two story home in the desirable Wyndham Park neighborhood! An ideal location with perfect lot placement, private cul de sac, backing to greenbelt, minutes to I70 and Ward Rd Gold Line station, 15 minutes to Boulder, downtown, and the mountains with plenty of open space, trails, and park just a block away! Beautifully updated throughout with custom kitchen counter tops, slab granite, stainless steel appliances, dual ovens, and large pantry. Vaulted family room with gas fireplace and open floor plan. Main level office/den with built-ins and french doors. The upstairs boasts 3 guest bedrooms and a fully remodeled master retreat with rustic barn door, spa-like bathroom finishes including river rock, custom shower, soaking tub, slab granite, rustic cabinets, unique hardware, and elegant tile. Fully finished basement with large family room, 5th guest bedroom, and full bath. The lot size is a rare find and a true gem for the neighborhood highlighting one of the largest lots!

Stunning Home Near Standley Lake - Completely Updated/Remodeled!

10283 Robb St. Westminster. 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home listed at $395,000

Stunning and trendy single family home perfectly located near Standley Lake! Easy access to Boulder and Denver, a short 3 minute walk to off leash dog park, Westminster Hills Open Space, and Countryside Park & Pool! Beautifully engineered hard wood floors throughout main level. Highlighting vaulted ceilings, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and modern tile back splash. Huge outdoor patio with fenced in backyard & newer roof. The upper level boasts two bedrooms, updated hall bath, & a bonus space perfect for a play area, game room, or home office/den. Lower lever boasts a beautiful master retreat with a remodeled, spa-like master bathroom! Both the interior and exterior have been completely updated - pride of ownership!

Call our office today at 303-456-2128 to set up your showing!

Under Contract! 1870 Lewis Ct. - Lakewood. Charming Ranch for $365,000

2 bedroom, 2 bathroom. Call our office today at 303-456-2128 to set up your showing!

Charming ranch home in Lakewood. Located in a private cul de sace with access to immediate walking trails behind the property and one block away from the Jefferson Public Library. Property has been well maintained but needs full updating. Hardwood floors, master bathroom, vintage bathrooms and kitchen, fireplace, covered patio, large backyard, 2-car garage, and beautiful landscaping with sprinkler system. Mountain views from all front windows! Property is sold "as is" -- bring your highest and best offers.

*SOLD* Arvada Townhome, Updated! Offered at $285,000!!

8435 Everett Way # B -  2 bedroom, 2 bath

Adorable two-story town home in the popular Timbercove neighborhood! The main level highlights updated flooring throughout, a large family room with wood-burning fireplace which opens into the kitchen and eating space, and half bath. The kitchen has been updated with grey cabinets, corian counter tops, and large peninsula island for baking and entertaining. The upper level highlights a large, master bedroom and secondary bedroom, full bath, and upstairs laundry (including front loading washer and dryer). A quiet unit with its own private deck, fence, and one-car garage with storage area. Located just steps away from open space, park, trails, Standley Lake, and just 15 minutes from Boulder, Denver and the mountains!

Buyer's Tips

1. Budgeting for Home Ownership

As the largest and likely most important purchase you'll ever make, home ownership requires careful budgeting. This includes planning not only for a down payment and a monthly mortgage, but also taxes, repairs, and other costs through the life of the home. You'll have to hire at least one inspector and appraiser before making an offer, then be prepared to pay 2-4% of your mortgage in closing costs. After the move, you’ll have to pay property taxes, which can rise over time. You'll also need insurance, possibly a homeowners association membership, and certainly utilities. Budgeting for routine maintenance and repairs is also prudent. Even with these costs, when making a "smart" purchase with the help of an outstanding real estate professional, homeownership is often a sound financial investment. To learn more about how to prepare, contact me for a private consultation.

2. Professional Help When Buying a Home

Working with a real estate agent is essential to getting the best price on your home, but that's not the only professional you'll want to find. Many home buyers find it useful to talk to several mortgage brokers to ensure they get the fairest rate and payment plan. If you're planning significant renovations, a contractor that you trust can help keep your improvement dreams alive. Even if you want the home as is, you’ll need an inspector and appraiser to give you an assessment of the true value and hazards of the home. Finally, to guide you through the paperwork, you may need a real estate lawyer, which many states now require by law. When you're ready to start building those connections, reach out to me for a private consultation.

3. Evaluating Re-Sale Potential

When buying a home, you don't always think about the selling it. Yet a typical home buyer will stay put for a little over ten years, then move on to greener pastures. What your once-new home will be worth at that point depends on its location, structure, and condition, among other things. Ideally, the home will be situated in a quiet, peaceful neighborhood, yet be close to roads, shopping, schools, and other attractions. Inside, the layout and structure are key. More bedrooms mean more value, as well as additions and amenities desired in your geographic area, like pools, enclosed porches or patios, etc. High quality construction materials can keep it as good as new with only minimal maintenance while you own the home. Contact me to discuss a potential home's value to you and to your future buyers.

4. Buying a Fixer-Upper

You may not be a true home flipper, but you may be willing to invest a little TLC into a needy home. This could be a great money saving idea or a huge mistake. If the changes are superficial, such as repainting and even retiling, a motivated buyer can be successful. If electrical or foundation repairs are needed, that’s likely best left to the professionals. Be realistic about the amount of time you can invest and when you want to have the redone areas of your home ready for use. A home inspection can reveal fairly accurately how much you'll need to change to have your dream home, so plan on fixing all the problems the inspection turns up before embarking on a large upgrade. Contact me for a private consultation to estimate what you can invest both in money and time.

5. Buying in Winter

When there's a chance of snow and chilly weather, fewer buyers are touring homes, meaning home sellers are often more apt to close at a lower price. Take advantage of the time with careful home evaluation. As you walk through a home, listen for the sound of the heating system. If it turns on several times during your tour, the home is likely losing heat, indicating poor insulation or drafty doors and windows. You also can, and should, ask to see recent utility bills to get a sense of how much it will cost to keep your family comfortable during the chilliest months. Drive through the neighborhood the day after it snows to get a sense of how quickly the roads are plowed and driveways shoveled. For more ideas on what to look for, contact me for a private consultation.

6. Buying in a Fast Market

In many areas, homes are spending only two weeks on the market before being swept up by an interested buyer. It's time to act fast, but not hastily. Before you begin to look at homes, talk to a mortgage broker about getting preapproved for a loan. When you find the home you want, you can make a reasonable offer without waiting on the bank. Skip low-ball offers completely, as these will be dismissed compared to the other quick offers. As much as possible, try to look past cosmetic defects in a home. Landscaping and a new coat of paint are easy beauty fixes. Contact me so that I can keep an eye on MLS listings, letting you know about new properties you may be interested in before they are even posted on public sites.

7. How to Lose a Preapproval Offer

Damaging your credit worthiness is easier than most people imagine. Before you apply for a home loan, you've likely worked on increasing your credit score, but after you are pre-approved for a loan, a bank can still revoke their offer. This means things like buying a car or furniture on credit can cost you a home deal. Anything that increases the amount you owe puts your potential loan in jeopardy, including co-signing on someone else's loan. Banks also look carefully at your accounts, so unusual deposits or withdrawals are red flags that indicate you may not be as financially reliable as they thought. Similarly, job changes are dangerous, so work to close your new home deal before making any major changes. For more tips, contact me for a private consultation.

8. Buying a Neighborhood

When you buy a new home, you're purchasing more than the plot of land and house. You're also buying into the community surrounding your home. Before choosing an area, step back and evaluate what you value. Do you want to be near local nightlife? Parks and family oriented places? How far are you willing to commute? Do you want neighborhood parties or neighbors that leave you alone? When you’ve found a likely home, talk to the neighbors to see what the area's really like. Look up crime statistics. Visit the neighborhood at different times, including during the day, the evening, and at rush hour. You may find your little oasis has some hidden faults. Contact me for a private consultation and an in depth look into different local neighborhoods.

9. Skipping Buyer's Stress

Buying a home is an emotional and anxiety ridden process. Even after finding a home and making an offer, you'll worriedly wait by the phone for the seller's response. Ready to take some of the stress out? Start by scheduling a private consultation with me. Rather than having you wait in the dark, we'll talk through what the home buying process entails and what reasonable timelines for each step are. Knowing what is happening behind the scenes will help calm your nerves. While the seller considers, you can focus on other things like packing your home or just spending time with the family. Or you can opt to strategize for various outcomes. We can decide what our immediate response will be to each of the seller’s possible actions. That way, the lag time is minimized. Contact me to start the process and get answers to those nagging questions.


Seller's Tips

1. A Home Sold but Not Bought

When you put your home on the market, getting an offer can be easier than finding a house you'd like to purchase. This can put you in the position of nearly having your home sold without a new place for your family to go. One way to avoid this is to research new homes before putting yours on the market. You can get all your research together so when the time comes, you can make informed decisions quickly. If your home is already getting offers, consider accepting one with a longer timeline for closing or making the acceptance contingent upon you finding a new home. In extreme cases, you can even rent your home from the buyer until you're ready to move. Contact me to discuss what timelines are best for your situation so you can enjoy a smooth transition.

2. Depersonalizing Your Home

As you prepare your home for buyers, you need to help them envision their family living in the space that your family loves. Though it can be hard, it's important to remove a lot of the uniqueness your family brings. Store those beloved family photos until it's time to unpack your new home. While lively wallpaper and paint colors may be perfect for your family, replace them with neutral tones for others. The last thing you want is a buyer passing on your home because they thought one room was "just too green." Upgrade to hide the years of use; new appliances, carpets, and countertops are all possibilities to get more interest and higher offers. Each home is different, so contact me for a personal consultation.

3. The Smell of a Sale

Odors are tied to memories, people, and emotions. When you put your home on the market, you're encouraging strangers to walk through and not only look but also smell around. Most homes have some odor which can be neutral or even pleasant, but it's hard for someone who lives there to identify it. Ask a friend to walk through and describe what she smells in each room. Some rooms, especially those with pets, will need professional carpet cleaning or replacement along with deep furniture cleaning. When buyers are coming, bake something with strong, pleasant smells like chocolate cookies or cinnamon bread. To skip the baking, slice (and serve) pieces of citrus. Your buyers will love the aroma, and you’ll love the offers. When you're ready to start the process, contact me for an individual consultation.

4. Curb Appeal

Did you know most home buyers make a decision about whether they like a home within 12 seconds of stepping out of their car? Curb appeal can make or break a sale. Invest time in all the lawn maintenance you’ve been putting off. In the summer, this means mowing and watering the lawn. In the winter, it means shoveling regularly and discarding broken branches and other debris. If you have a garden, spend some time weeding and beautifying the area. A new layer of mulch can make it look new. For a low maintenance option, create beautiful rock gardens. Anything that lets buyers enjoy the exterior will impress. Don’t forget to replace broken shutters and repaint as needed. Contact me for an individual consultation.

5. Painting your Home to Sell

Repainting your interior walls before putting your home on the market is a low cost way to increase the appeal and perceived value of the house. Choose a light, neutral color like brown, tan, or beige. Never paint the walls white as this is actually a harsh tone that makes rooms look smaller. To make your job easier, paint all the rooms the same color. You can paint the ceiling the same as well, but if it's a few shades lighter, it will pop more. In fact, the lighter color actually makes the ceiling look higher and the room bigger. If you have time to paint the rooms differently, opt for reds, oranges, or yellows in the kitchen, light yellows or tans in the bathroom, blues or browns in the bedroom, and darker browns in the home office. Each home is a little different, so contact me for an individual consultation.

6. New Bathroom Look

A bathroom that looks old and outdated can be a huge turnoff to a buyer. But you don't need to invest in a remodel to get buyers to invest in you. Replace the toilet and vanity if they look dingy, which can often be done for less than $500. Install white lights above the vanity and lay down a new bath rug that matches the new towels. Deep clean the tub and consider refinishing it for extra shine. If you can make the buyer feel as if she is walking into a spa, you're sure to impress. Get a new shower curtain and tie it back with ribbons. Light a few candles with peaceful scents and roll washcloths into a decorative pile beside the sink. It is amazing what a thorough cleaning and new linens can do to a bathroom. Contact me for an individual consultation and even more ideas.

7. Shooting Your Home

When your home goes on the market, the first thing buyers will look through is your online photographs. From there, they will usually decide whether it's a home they want to see in person... or not. Capturing your home's essence on camera is crucial. An investment in a professional photographer may pay off, but a good real estate professional can often get good photos without one. To get ideal photos, they may ask to minimize the amount of furniture so the shots enhance the size of the room. Positioning the camera in front of an expanse of floor rather than behind a piece of furniture or half wall also does the same. Shooting in natural light is best, but repositioning lamps if necessary to brighten corners with white light can add great impact. Aiming the flash at the ceiling when taking pictures also enhances photos; reflected light is more similar to sunlight. Your agent may want to try different angles and different times of the day, to find the most ideal shooting conditions. Contact me with questions regarding highlighting the best features of your home.

8. Tiny Treasures

In many homes, there is one space that doesn't seem to serve a purpose. The tiny room with slanted walls on the top floor or the teeny space below the stairs is often used for storage. If you can convert these areas to usable space, you have one more feature to add value to your home. If you can fit a comfy chair and install some shelves filled with books you've created a library. Add a chair and a computer to a closet with a waist high shelf and you have an office nook. Install wall shelves in any open corner in the bathroom to stylishly store linens. Every space has the potential to be a selling point. Contact me for an individual consultation to help your home reach its potential.

9. Selling with Kids

When you have kids and a home for sale, maintaining a buyer friendly environment can be challenging. Give yourself one full day to declutter for every room in your home. After you've finished, put as many things in storage as possible, especially large children’s toys. Anything that you can do without for a few months should be gone. For things that are staying, create an organization system. Plastic storage bins that stack are perfect for accessing and stowing toys quickly. If you have a diaper changing station, work to make it as minimalistic as possible. Put the diapers, wipes, and other necessities in a nearby drawer so they're out of sight. Use baby blankets and stuffed animals to add color to the room, but again, less is more. Contact me for a personal consultation to help simplify this delicate procedure.


*Sold* Updated/Remodeled Ranch...6324 Urban St. Arvada!

4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home offered at $439,900

Don't let the front exterior photo fool you! This adorable, sprawling ranch is a lot bigger than you think! New carpets in the family room. 1-inch plank hardwood floors throughout main level! Updated kitchen with large island, white cabinets, quartz counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and butler's pantry area. Charming front living room and dining room with hardwood floors and updated lighting. Master Bedroom with hardwood floors and his/hers closets, secondary bedroom with hardwood floors and custom touches. Remodeled bathrooms on each floor! The basement is updated with new flooring, large family room, & 2 additional bedrooms with egress windows! Boasting a gas fireplace, central air, out door patio, new sod to be installed before closing in the backyard, professional landscaping, 1-car garage, RV Parking! Shows beautifully and has the best location - walking distance to stores and restaurants!

~SOLD~ 1101 21st Ave. # 11 in Longmont ~ Offered at $270,000

Don't miss out on this adorable end unit townhouse with a 2 car attached garage and unfinished basement! Beautiful townhouse boast bamboo flooring, 2-story vaulted ceiling in living room, large windows allow for amazing lighting. 2 bedrooms located on the top floor along with upstairs washer & dryer (Included). Best neighbors behind you! Come check it out!

Call our office at 303-456-2128 to set up your private showing today!

Land Under Contract!! Panoramic Mountain Views in Arvada! $285,000

Call our office at 303-456-2128  to set up your walkthrough today! (8340 W 66th Ave. Arvada)

Now is your chance to build your dream home in the city, close to Olde Town Arvada! Spectacular 15 foot drop from street to bottom of property. Perfect for a walk-out basement and then some. This lot features panoramic mountain views!! Close to public transit, light rail, and the shops of Olde Town. Design your dream home with our builder or use your own!

Sold! Elegant Cape Cod Style 2-Story Home - 7125 Eldridge Ct.

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home in Arvada for $509,000! Call 303-456-2128 for more info!

Elegant cape cod two story in Shadow Mountain! Easy access to trails, park, & rec center. 15 minutes from the mountains, Boulder, and Denver. Located in the highly desirable Ralston Valley School District. Spacious kitchen with updated cabinets, slab granite, pantry, and stainless steel appliances. Hardwood floors, 2 fireplaces (wood burning and gas), bathrooms have been updated, large master suite with extended sun room/office/nursery. All new grading, roof in 2014, new windows in 2015, radon mitigation system installed, and newer fencing and gate. Large backyard, covered patio, play area, 2-car garage, RV parking with gate access. Fully finished basement with 4th bedroom, 3/4 bath, and family room. A fantastic home to show!

~Sold~ 7671 Gray Way...$300,000!! Charming Ranch

A charming ranch home - main level living! Located close to Lake Arbor, park and walking trails, and olde town Arvada. Bamboo flooring throughout, vaulted ceilings, with plenty of natural sun light! Large master bedroom with master ensuite plus 2 guest bedrooms with full bath. New deck off the eating space, newer roof, one-car garage, central air, and newer hot water heater! Far bigger in size than it appears and ready for you to move in!

~Sold~ 17513 W 60th Ln. ~ Luxury in the Foothills!!

6 bedroom, 5 bathroom priced at $815,00! Call our office today at 303-456-2128 to set up your showing!

Nestled into the foothills, this elegant two story is truly stunning! Highlighting running water features & gentle water falls, 4-car garage with additional covered parking for your guests, flagstone walkways & patio, stone gas fireplace, & built in grill - spend your time enjoying the early morning and relaxing into the evenings! Step into simple elegance and luxurious features as you walk into this popular floor plan! Hardwood floors extending throughout, french doors, a secondary-private patio - perfect for wine or dinner outdoors, soaring windows, tall ceilings, & a Juliet balcony from the upstairs landing. Chef's kitchen with double islands, granite countertops, dual ovens, gas cook top, pantry, hickory cabinets with glass fronts ~ made for entertaining! Master suite with private entrance, library, coffee bar, & gas fireplace. Fully finished basement with home theatre, bar area, & large family room! CO's luxury home with just 15 minutes to downtown, Boulder, & mountains!

SOLD! Mountain Views & On the Golf Course!! Arvada!

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom priced at $725,000. 7058 Torrey St. 

Everything you have been looking for in a golf community! This gorgeous ranch style home is located on the 5th hole at West Woods Golf Course. The interior features an open floor plan with 2 bedrooms up and 2 bedrooms down, large kitchen open to the family and living areas, slab granite throughout, 5 piece master bath, walkout basement with 9' ceilings, basement bar area with granite counter tops and knotty alder cabinets, opens to the media room, and covered back patio. The home offers 36 solar panels with prepaid lease for the next 14 years. No lease payment! Insulated, finished, oversized 3 car garage. Newer roof, newer exterior paint, and new exterior landscaping, new windows, sliders, and trex decking. Covered front patio. Just 4 blocks from highly rated West Woods Elementary and the newly remodeled West Woods Golf Club. You will enjoy the spectacular views of Downtown, North Table, Green Mountain, and of course, the greens!

SOLD! Beautifully Updated Ranch Home - $359,000!!

7522 Dale Ct. in Westminster!

4 bedroom, 2 bathroom home! Call 303-456-2128 to set up your showing today!

Beautifully updated and cared for ranch style home with detached two-car garage, carport, and large storage shed. Many desirable features including: wall insulation, attic insulation, new roof, new furnace, new sewer line, new skylights, new exterior screen doors, and updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Hardwood floors under the carpet! Fully remodeled basement with gas fireplace, master suite, full bathroom, and large family room! Gorgeous landscaping with sprinkler system, ever-blooming gardens, and fully extended covered patio!

Sold! Luxurious Ranch Style Home - Leyden Rock, Arvada!

17629 W 84th Pl....3 bedroom, 3 bathroom - Priced at $585,000.

Luxurious ranch style home located in the coveted Leyden Rock neighborhood and Ralston Valley School district, nestled into the foothills,and 10 minutes away from Colorado's Rocky Mountains! This gorgeous home boasts many designer features and upgrades! Enter through the foyer that is adorned with hard wood floors through the kitchen and main living area. Beautiful chocolate tiered cabinets, over sized kitchen island with slab granite, stainless steel appliances, and opens to the family room. The living area boasts custom window treatments, gas fireplace, large family room, eating space and half bath. There is a large mud room with built in hall tree, and laundry room. Master bedroom has coffered ceiling with beautiful windows. 5-Piece master bath with custom tile, elegant features, and walk-in closet. With its great location, covered patio, and 2-car garage with a deep work space on one side - this home is a must see for the Designer Buyer who wants the look and feel of a model home!

For more information call 303-456-2128!!

~Sold~ 8038 Clay Dr. in Westminster - Offered at $330,000!!

3 bedroom, 3 bathroom. Call 303-456-2128 to set up your showing today!

Welcome Home! This beautiful home won’t last long! Once you enter the home you are greeted with beautiful laminate flooring that runs throughout the entire main level! Kitchen is spacious and has new Stainless Steel appliance and updated back splash. The kitchen leads out onto a huge outdoor deck that is perfect for summer BBQs! Upstairs you’ll find additional bedrooms plus a huge master suite with attached bathroom and walk-in closet! Rare opportunity to own a single family home with a 2 car attached garage!

Sold - Beautiful Ranch Home! City, Lake & Mountain Views!!

4 bedroom, 3 bathroom - Priced at $840,000 

A beautifully updated estate ranch placed perfectly on the foothills of Colorado with exceptional, picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains, Table Mountain, Tucker Lake, & downtown Denver!  Located in the highly coveted neighborhood of Spring Mesa with its large estate lots, miles of trails, parks, and highly rated school district, this home is a rare find for anyone wanting the Colorado lifestyle.  Walk into the elegant entry, extended hardwood floors, formal dining, large family room highlighting your personal views Denver and the mountains!  Whether you are cooking for one or entertaining several, this chef’s kitchen boasts elegant cabinetry, commercial grade refrigerator, gas cook top, dual ovens, pot filler, slab granite, & large kitchen island.  Watch the sun rise on the mountains in the morning from your master bedroom windows!  Enjoy the privacy and the view while you relax in the master bathroom’s large soaking tub and luxurious upgrades.  This popular floor plan is highly desirable with 4 bedrooms, both formal living and dining rooms, 3-car garage, covered patio (fully extended), gas fireplace, and full-open basement!  

Can you picture yourself in this dream home? Call us today at (303)456-2128!