February 2014

Found 5 blog entries for February 2014.

Color inspiration can come from a variety of places, but if you are looking to redo or makeover your home, or any room in it, it is best to use a color palette that will continue to grow on you over time. Splashes of color can be applied sparingly to bring in new life to dull furnishings, or fully by painting a room an entirely new color.  Each year color trend forecasters use a variety of information from several different industries to determine which colors will be considered trend setting for the upcoming year.  Even though the color of the year might be too trendy for some tastes, there always seems to be some variation of more traditional colors as well that are popular each year. Whether you end up going with a bright new look or want to hold true

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The winter season is almost over and in the real estate world this means that people are gearing up for the predominant buying and selling season. Inquiries always peak around the start of the new year and indicate an influx of people looking to relocate in the spring and summer. In preparation, many folks, especially those moving long distances or downsizing, will find it more beneficial to liquidate their belongings rather than moving or storing them. The choice now becomes how, where, and when do you sell your stuff if you are moving? The answers are below!

How to sell your belongings before you move? The best way to get rid of a large amount of stuff quickly is to hire a company to run an estate or moving sale for you. Otherwise, you can do what

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People who find themselves drawn to mountain life tend to do it for one reason, their love for the outdoors. When buying a mountain house, whether you are in the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado or looking for an investment property near Big Sky Montana, mostly likely you will be looking for a home that features something that enhances the benefits of your surroundings. And, if you are fortunate enough to build or renovate your dream mountain home, the chances are good that you will take advantage of at least one of the following popular trends.

Oversized Picture Windows - I L.O.V.E. this trend, because what better way is there to bring Mother Nature indoors then through the cozy comfort of huge energy efficient windows! Large windows

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When you hear the term eco-friendly what usually comes to mind?  For me, it is the mantra recycle, reuse, and reduce, and although that sounds groovy, at the same time it doesn't necessarily invoke a chic or modern sense of style.  However this perception is changing fast, especially in places like Colorado where the terms eco-friendly, green and sustainable have caught on in just about every single industry, including real estate.  In essence, these huge trends have extended from specific industries and morphed more into a way of life.  Modern sustainable living has to do with everything you do, whether it is bringing your own grocery bags to the store, composting at home, buying local, or using reclaimed materials in your home renovations.  For some,

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When we talk flooring, the sky’s the limit in terms of different options, styles, colors, and materials.  In fact, the old days of wall to wall carpet have long gone and is being replaced by things like lightweight and highly durable bamboo, spongy and orthopedic cork floors, and more modern industrial concrete creations. Despite each new flooring's sets of benefits, traditional options like hardwood and tile also continue to be very popular.  Even these classics have been improved upon and can offer way more than one could imagine that they would get from their home’s floor.  
 
Here is a little more information regarding the different kind of flooring options readily available at your local retailer.
 
Hardwood Floors - As previously mentioned, hardwood

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