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Lawn Sprinkler Winterization

Fall is finally here! For Coloradans, that means leaves changing colors, corn mazes, football games, seasonal pies and more. It also means that that cold CO weather is on its way back. As homeowners, it is important to be prepared and protect your property from the often times harsh weather. For those who own [...]

By |2022-10-05T11:23:24-06:00October 5th, 2022|Back to Basics|0 Comments

Electrical Issues That Can Fail a Rental License Inspection

If you are a property manager or rental property owner in Boulder or Denver, you likely know a thing or two about rental licenses. The city of Boulder has required rental licensing for quite some time. And the city of Denver is following in its neighbor's footsteps, making rental licensing mandatory by January 2024 [...]

Industry Partner Spotlight: Corinna Bolton Fieger with Colorado Home Realty

Corinna Bolton Fieger is a real estate agent based in the Denver area. She combines her years of experience in the housing industry with her extensive background as an educator to provide a top notch buying or selling experience to all of her clients.

By |2022-09-19T11:14:35-06:00September 22nd, 2022|Agent Spotlight|1 Comment

Explaining U-Factors and Solar Heat Gain Coefficients For Windows and Doors

In today's day and age, with expenses and bills around every corner, we're all looking for ways to cut costs. If you are a homeowner, you know that your monthly bills to keep the house going have been steadily increasing over time. One of our biggest burdens are those costly heating and cooling bills. [...]

By |2022-09-19T11:03:12-06:00September 19th, 2022|HERS Ratings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Do I Need a Sewer Scope Inspection On a New House?

So you've finally found your dream house. It's a brand new home with the latest and greatest materials and finishes. After your standard home inspection, you might think you're in the clear to close on the deal. You probably don't need to inspect the sewer line because, after all, it is brand new. Right? [...]

By |2022-09-08T13:46:18-06:00September 8th, 2022|Sewer Scope Info|0 Comments

Industry Partner Spotlight: Todd Smith with Equity Colorado Real Estate

Todd Smith is a real estate agent with the Foothills Team at Equity Colorado Real Estate. Over the years, he has had extensive experience as an investor, buying and selling properties all over the the Denver and Foothills areas of Colorado. His unique background has given him the knowledge and expertise to help his clients make the most sound and informed decisions when purchasing or selling a home.

By |2022-08-30T13:37:03-06:00August 30th, 2022|Agent Spotlight|0 Comments

Why Are Egress Windows So Important?

If you are a professional in the housing market, you have likely heard about proper egress standards. Agents, you've probably heard of the term, "non-conforming bedroom," which generally refers to the egress methods (or lack thereof) in a bedroom. Property managers, you are probably familiar with the egress requirements of rental properties, which often [...]

By |2022-08-17T15:58:51-06:00August 17th, 2022|Denver Rental License|0 Comments

What Are Insulation R-Values?

When it comes to optimizing in-home climate control, increasing energy efficiency, and saving money, one of the most important aspects of the home is insulation. In fact the EPA calculates that, by sealing homes and insulating properly in the appropriate areas, homeowners can save up to 15% on yearly heating and cooling costs. There [...]

By |2022-08-11T10:43:26-06:00August 11th, 2022|Energy Audit Info, HERS Ratings|0 Comments

Hail Damage in Colorado

If you've lived in Colorado for at least a year, then you've likely experienced one of its infamous hail storms. Every year, Colorado residents brace themselves for these annual storms and the potential hail damage that comes along with them. Hail is not only dangerous, but it can be extremely costly when it occurs. [...]

By |2022-08-04T09:30:33-06:00August 4th, 2022|Back to Basics, Roofing|0 Comments

The Dangers of Lead-Based Paint in Homes

It is no secret that lead is toxic. Over the years, authorities have made efforts to increase awareness about lead poisoning, end production and consumer use of lead products, and remove the substance from communities. But the truth is, it is virtually impossible to completely eliminate lead hazards from all American communities. Because, for years, [...]

By |2022-07-20T16:11:17-06:00July 20th, 2022|Back to Basics, Denver Rental License, Lead|0 Comments