2017 Boulder Valley Real Estate Outlook Report: Statistics, Trends and Outlook

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The 2017 Boulder Valley Real Estate Outlook Report Gives You The Inside Scoop!

Re/Max of Boulder is proud to present this in-depth breakdown provided by us and beneficial to all. Get the details on Boulder Valley statistics, trends and outlook.

Read, share, and download: http://bit.ly/2kHb3MZ

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
720.938.4197

2017 Boulder Valley Real Estate Outlook Report: Statistics, Trends and Outlook

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The 2017 Boulder Valley Real Estate Outlook Report Gives You The Inside Scoop! Re/Max of Boulder is proud to present this in-depth breakdown provided by us and beneficial to all. Get the details on Boulder Valley statistics, trends and outlook.

Read, share, and download: http://bit.ly/2kHb3MZ

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
720.938.4197

Time To Winterize Your Property!

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Time To Winterize Your Property!

Despite warmer than average fall temperatures, winter is fast approaching and snow will soon fill the forecast.

It’s time to take steps to keep your home safe, warm and energy efficient throughout the coming cold weather. Here are ten items recommended by Houzz.com to maintain your home this winter.

1. Clear away leaves

Before the first snowfall, rake up those leaves one more time and clear your gutters. Too many leaves left on the ground can inhibit spring growth. If your gutters are clogged gutters can cause water to pool, potentially damaging your roof or siding.

 

2. Prepare trees and shrubs

Even in cold winter months, landscaping needs care. Remove dead limbs or trees before the snow starts to fall to avoid damage from a falling tree limb. Even though trees go dormant during winter, they still need water. According to the Colorado State University website, you should water 1-2 times each month October through March on a warm day when the ground is not frozen.

 

3. Repair exterior

Check your home for needed repairs to the roof, siding and foundation and schedule repairs before winter sets in.

 

4. Check winter safety

Clear pathways and exterior stairs of debris and ensure they are in good condition. Make sure railings are secure and put gardening and lawn mowers in a protected area for winter storage.

 

5. Keep critters out

Mice need only a tiny gap to sneak into your home and as the weather gets cold, they will seek warm places to live. To keep small critters from invading, check the perimeter of your house and cover gaps with heavy-duty hardware cloth.

 

6. Stock winter supplies

Be sure you have the cold weather supplies you need when the snow starts to fall.

o Check the condition of snow shovels and ice scrapers

o Pick up a bag of pet- and plant-safe ice melt

o Restock emergency kits for car and home

o Have fuel on hand for your snow blower

 

7. Shut off exterior water faucets

Before the weather dips below freezing, protect your pipes by shutting off water to exterior faucets. Hoses should be drained and stored indoors.

 

8. Add weatherstripping

To help keep your home warm and toasty and save on energy costs, add weatherstripping around window and door frames. Adding door sweeps to the base of drafty doors helps keep heat in and cold out.

 

9. Check safety devices Before winter comes, ensure these critical safety measures are up-to-date:

o Replace batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.

o Check your fire extinguishers expiration date.

o Have your home’s radon levels checked if you haven’t already done this and hire a contractor to fix unsafe levels.

 

10. Have your chimney cleaned and your furnace checked.

This is an important safety measure to take before you turn on the heat in your home. Make sure your chimney and furnace or boiler are cleaned, maintained and in working order. Be sure to add a chimney cap if you don’t already have one — it will stop critters from crawling down your chimney!

Posted by Tricia Fitzpatrick at www.boulderco.com on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 tricia@upwordscommunications.com @TFitzie

For the full checklist, visit Houzz.com at http://ow.ly/QJFU30682q1

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 13 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Time To Winterize Your Home!

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Time To Winterize Your Home!

The change of seasons is in the air. Time to winterize your home! Here are some great suggestions:

  • Change Furnace Filters
  • Run Fans in Reverse
  • Winterize Your A/C or Evaporative Cooler and Water Lines
  • Turn Down Your Water Heater
  • Install Storm Doors and Windows
  • Give Your Heating System a Tune-Up
  • Mind That Thermostat – Install a digital one!
  • Have Sprinkler System Blown Out

Read the whole article for more suggestions – http://ow.ly/aSLh305iKjy

Need help finding a contractor or professional? I’m always happy to help you find just the right person to get the job done! Contact me at janetleap@boulderco.com

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 7 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Time To Winterize Your Home!

screen-shot-2016-10-18-at-11-05-50-am

Time To Winterize Your Home!

The change of seasons is in the air. Time to winterize your home! Here are some great suggestions:

  • 1 Change Furnace Filters
  • 2 Run Fans in Reverse
  • 3 Winterize Your A/C and Water Lines
  • 4 Turn Down Your Water Heater
  • 5 Dodge the Draft(s)
  • 6 Install Storm Doors and Windows
  • 7 Give Your Heating System a Tune-Up
  • 8 Mind That Thermostat

Read the whole article for more suggestions – http://ow.ly/aSLh305iKjy

Need help finding a contractor or professional? I’m always happy to help you find just the right person to get the job done! Contact me at janetleap@boulderco.com

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 7 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197

Time To Start Thinking Spring – Reserve Your Garden-In-A-Box

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Garden In A Box, a selection of professionally designed, perennial gardens that use Xeric (low water) plants, offers residents a simple approach to an eye-catching yard. These do it yourself garden kits come with 15 to 30 starter plants, a comprehensive Plant and Care Guide, and 1 to 3 plant by number maps. Regardless of expertise, you can save water and beautify your landscape with these affordable gardens.

Whether you are looking to redesign a portion of your yard, attract bees and butterflies, or simply increase your curb appeal, Garden In A Box makes it easy! All the plants are locally grown, and once established will need little to no irrigation to thrive, giving you big, beautiful savings. Plus, with many options to choose from, you can find the perfect garden for shade, sun, and everything in between.

Gardens are offered by the Center for ReSource Conservation in partnership with local and regional water utilities in support of their commitment to water conservation.

For more details about the Garden In A Box program and how it works, click here.

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I LOVE what I do! I have been in the Real Estate Industry now for over 11 years and am grateful to have found a career that I enjoy so much. I am highly organized and extremely efficient with a strong background in negotiations which always helps when in the middle of a tough transaction! I welcome all opportunities to work with you whether you are looking for your first home, looking to move to a larger home as your family grows, or looking to expand your portfolio and purchase an investment property. It is a great time for real estate in Boulder County! If you want to learn about what this market means to you and your family, just call or email. Contact me with all of your real estate needs! 

Janet Leap, GRI
RE/MAX of Boulder
Call me – 720.938.4197