Purchasing A New Home?

The buying season is heating up. You’re eager to buy that new home. Do you know the costs associated with purchasing your new home? Well, here’s a simple list to make sure you’re not caught off guard with some unexpected costs. 1. Down Payment – This fee can vary from 3.5% of the purchase price for a FHA Loan and …

Okay, I have to confess, I FELL in LOVE at first sight. I was in Boulder attending CU and studying music. I clearly remember…I was a junior, it was early September, sun was shining, 80 degrees and I was hanging out with friends by the pond at Kittridge Hall. And then it happened. I glanced to the left, and there …

What’s Happening in Fort Collins – July 2017

Summer is in full swing! Time to get out and enjoy all the fantastic events in and around Fort Collins. Here is a list of local happenings.   7/1                “The Three Musketeers” https://www.openstage.com/events/2016-2017/the-three-musketeers   7/1 – 4         Greeley Stampede                         http://www.greeleystampede.org/   7/1 – 16       Passing …

Weed-Be-Gone – The Organic Way!

Well, it’s that time of year again. Cold days are fleeing, flowers are bursting forth, the trees are leaving out and WEEDS are ALREADY making their mark! Honestly, I hate weeds among my columbines, in the flower beds, the yard and elsewhere. But I also HATE weed killers. You know, RoundUp, Spectracide, Ortho…toxic, lethal, poisonous stuff that harms everything around …

What’s Happening in Fort Collins – April 2017

What’s Happening in Fort Collins – April 2017 Winter is over and it’s time to get out and enjoy all the fantastic events in and around Fort Collins. Here is a list of local happenings. April 1 – 30 “42nd Street” Candlelight Dinner Playhouse www.coloradocandlelight.com April 1 – 30 “Sister Act” Midtown Arts Center www.midtownartscenter.com April 7 First Friday Old …

Move Over Pinterest, Here Comes www.Houzz.com!

Remodeling a kitchen or bathroom is a blast. Beyond adding value, it gives new life to your home. Or maybe you moved in two years ago and the basement needs to be finished this summer. And for some, the dream of building a new house is on your personal bucket list. Well, if you’re like me, you have cut out …

Wildland Fire Season Is Upon Us! Mitigating Strategies

Wildland fire season is here again. Sure, we’ve had lots of rain recently, but if weather patterns hold true, in the next few weeks we’re going to dry up and the dangers begin. This blog is written for my clients who live among the trees! So if you live in the city or suburbs, you may want to skip this …

Radon – Spooky, Nasty Stuff

Radon? What the heck is Radon? Some sort of Star Trek gizmo or remote Star Wars planet? Well, no one really knew what the stuff was a few years ago. Today, however, everyone is talking about it. It’s spooky stuff. You can’t see it, smell it or taste it. It’s nearly everywhere and it’s really, really NASTY. As a home …

Why would anyone want to move to Colorado?

In a recent visit with an out of state client who is moving to Colorado this summer, I learned that she is a writer and LOVES our state. I thought it would be fun to invite her as a guest blogger to share with us why she and other folks love our little piece of heaven! Why would anyone want …

There’s an App for That

Ever felt like a technology immigrant? You know what I mean. That foreign land called technology and you just recently arrived at her shores. You are in a daze trying to absorb and integrate into this new land buzzing with frenzied activity. But kids under 20 are native to this puzzling place. They are technology natives! They are ruling the …