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This spring we planted our first garden in Northern Colorado. After hearing the zucchini horror stories for years and having to avoid co-workers and their bags of zucchini, we only planted one zucchini plant. I had no idea that one plant could produce so much zucchini!  Now I am wondering what to...
09/17/2014
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It's almost Fall ...The leaves are starting to change color and you're probably tired of mowing and yard work. This will be the first fall that we will spend in our new home. We spent much of the spring and summer landscaping the yard, really it was more like replacing the existing weeds with roc...
09/10/2014
You have found the home of your dreams after being pre-qualified for your loan. You and the seller have agreed to a price and are under contract. No issues with the inspection and appraisal. Emotionally you are invested in your new home. What could possibly go wrong now?  There are some very impo...
09/04/2014
Observed on the first Monday in September, Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century and became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is c...
08/29/2014
More Americans are cycling to work. The number who bike to work jumped by about 60% since 2000, according to a report by the U.S. Census Bureau. The report found that men are slightly more likely to bike to work than women. Also younger workers and those without children are also more likely to b...
08/21/2014
Colorado Housing Market Trends and Greeley Colorado   Housing prices are rising in Northern Colorado. If you compare Q2 2013 to Q2 2014 the average single family home price has risen 7.8% and new listings have dropped 3.5%. What this means to you is that houses are being sold within days and some...
08/14/2014
That day that parent’s love and kids hate is almost here…The first day of school! Here are some tips for that fast approaching day that might help make it a little easier.   1. Starting the school year off to a good start can influence attitudes, confidence and performance both socially and acade...
08/08/2014
When I first started to research this weeks blog on recycling I assumed the cities of Greeley, Fort Collins and Loveland Colorado all had a solid waste department that provided the trash and recycling pick up service. Just the City of Loveland has a waste department for trash, yard waste and recy...
07/31/2014
The market here in Northern Colorado is very competitive due to low inventory resulting in multiple offers and resulting in bidding wars. Since this is currently the case don't be afraid to look at the ugly house and maybe avoid all of the hassles of a bidding war. The house might be a little ugl...
07/24/2014
What is a CHFA loan?   “CHFA” is the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority.  CHFA has been in existence since 1973 to assist home buyers. CHFA also provides home buyer education classes to assist you in making informed choices. Ask your lender if they are a CHFA approved lender.     Some of the ...
07/24/2014
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