Barbara Salisbury's (realtorbarbara) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Kenna Real Estate Company
This seductive ranch will steal your heart!                Do you like entertaining and family get togethers?  This former Shea model has spacious formals and a great room, all with vaulted ceilings, for memorable times with family and friends.  The study is a dream with it's rich cherry cabinets...
Previously I spoke of the Five Things Most Important to Buyers - Kitchen, Bathrooms, Hardwoods, Wired and Outside. Today, I want to expound on those areas with respect to higher end homes.  In the Denver area that would be homes over $400,000.  Kitchens Backsplashes should be all the way to the u...
Yes!  It's a great way to go.  FHA loans usually require a little lower credit score, only 3.5% down and they also currently have great rates! There are still more reasons to take a long look at an FHA loan for your home.  The FHA has loosened its appraisal guidelines which were very stringent in...
I have been training in the area of window decorating for the past few months.  I am embarking on a new career and adding decorating windows to my repertoire. I am very excited about this new career because I have always been very interested in decorating.  That is one of the main reasons I love ...
These five words RULE!  These five things are most important to the majority of home buyers.  If your home is lacking in any of these, decrease your price because your home will not sell quickly if you don't. In this article I will list these five parts of your home and tell you the most importan...
During the month of June in Denver the housing market saw increases in both the average price  and in the number of sold homes for the 5th month straight while "days on market" decreased.  These are all good signs.  The average price has increase steadily from $213,330 in January to $258,434 in J...
From 1937 to 1976 the land on which Highlands Ranch now sits was a large ranch owned by Lawrence Phipps, Jr.  In 1979 it was purchased by Mission Viejo Company.  Mission Viejo filed a plan with Douglas County call the Highlands Ranch Development Plan.  It called for a broad range of housing types...
Recently we Highlands Ranch and Douglas County received our Spring/Summer issue of “Access, The Magazine for Douglas County Libraries.”  While browsing its contents I found these pieces of information about our wonderful Douglas County Libraries.  In 2008: 178,867 people attended library program...
  Highlands Ranch will soon be home to a new historic park, Fly’n B Park.  This park will encompass 37 acres that were once part of the 140 acre cattle ranch of Johnny Bowen which he called “the best little cattle ranch in Colorado.”   The area which is in the northeastern corner of Highlands Ran...
Open House, Saturday, May 23, 12- 4 pm10721 Briarglen Circle, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130Priced at $469,900Large 4 bedroom home on a corner lot in Firelight.Close by to Southridge Rec. Center.Many Great Features:4 beds / 3 baths (all 4 bedrooms upstairs)Den/office in main floor with french doorsBa...

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