Robin Street's Blog Posts

Design Trends | 2021

It's time to start thinking about Design 2021 (if you haven't already!) and forget about 2020.  It's also time to think about your Business Plan, but that's not what this blog is about!If you

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The Homebuying Road Map

Below is the Buyers' Roadmap which provides a high level timeline of the Buyers' Real Estate Transaction.  Now that you've completed your Lender homework and know your price point, it's time to

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Winter is coming... burrow down in the mountains

... or at least west of I25. From winter sports, winter towns, winter holidays, and winter weather, there is no disputing that the mountains host a gorgeous 6 months in Colorado. Looking to move?

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DMAR Stats - Prices are Rising!

While inventory is low and closings are slowing, there are some really positive trends in the real estate market in the last 30 days. First, the average home price has risen as has the median home

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Now Is The Time To Get Serious About Homeownership!

There are two professionals that are absolutely necessary when buying a home.  Your Real Estate Agent (ME!), of course, and also a terrific lender!  When you work with true professionals,

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The Post-Pandemic "Perfect" Home Need Not Be a McMansion

Americans are moving up and out since the pandemic.  Some are moving because of the desire to be away from crowds due to COVID or find themselves in the position to be able to move

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Leaf Peeping 2020

2020 seems to be having an impact on everything, and Leaf Peeping in Colorado is no exception. Aspen residents were interviewed for the Greely Times to discuss the new flavor of color change

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First Time Home Buying 101

Get a copy of your credit report. Check out sites like CreditSesame.com or Mint.com to find where your credit score is as well as tips for how to optimize.Pay off all debt where possible, decrease

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Renovating Our Master Bathroom Ourselves....Part 3

It's finally done (well, 99%)!  We "moved in" last week and it's glorious!  So peaceful, luxurious and user friendly.  I'm looking for something for the wall over the tub and we

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When It's Easy to Love Technology

After hearing about a few porch bandit stories I decided it was time to invest in a Ring Doorbell and camera.  We installed the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and Spotlight Cam Battery.  The

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Renovating Our Master Bathroom....Ourselves, Part 2

You know how budgets go, yes, out the window.  But, we're not too far off.  We're at about $6,500, only $500 over budget.  The cost to remodel a 6'x6' bathroom would cost

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Renovating Our Master Bathroom....Ourselves

The average bathroom renovation costs between $6,016 and $15,044, according to Home Advisor, for a complete tear out and replacement of walls, fixtures and applicances.  Labor

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675 S 13th Ave, Brighton, SFH, 4 Bed, 3 Bath, 2376 square feet (above)

This beautiful Brighton home hit the market on July 10th and went under contract on July 13th.  The market is hot, inventory is low and buyer pool is high!  This home was built in 1978,

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Gardening, Millennials and the Pandemic

It's amazing how many people decided to beef up their gardens or that it was the right time to start planting during the pandemic.  I'm a self-taught gardener, learning more from mistakes

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