Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Denver Housing Slump

Denver Housing Slump

You probably heard the latest housing news: the number of homes sold in July plunged a record 27% compared with the same month a year ago. This was far worse than the most pessimistic forecast of economists. So what does it mean for us here in Denver? It means our housing market’s recovery is not … Continued

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Sprucing up the Kitchen

Sprucing up the Kitchen

Can’t afford a full kitchen makeover? Sprucing up the cabinetry is an easy fix for a fraction of the cost. There are two options: replacing or refacing. Refacing includes covering the existing cabinet doors and drawer fronts with a wood or plastic veneer and replacing knobs and door hinges; replacing cabinets requires removing them entirely … Continued

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Is That “Free Credit Report” Really Free?

Is That “Free Credit Report” Really Free?

There’s a lot a consumer confusion out there about “free credit report” offers that are advertised as free but many times require consumers to spend money on credit monitoring or other products and services. You see these offers all the time. So where do you go to get an actual free credit report? Go to … Continued

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Keeping You and Your Family Safe

Keeping You and Your Family Safe

A new law was passed in Colorado last year that flew under the radar of most homeowners — probably because you don’t have to worry about it until you sell your house. But my suggestion is you worry about it right now. Here it is: if your house has a fuel-fired heater or appliance (e.g., … Continued