Health care grumbles

WRITTEN BY JOHN DABBS It is not a real estate topic, but it is a real issue for us all. Obamacare may suck for some and suit others, and Trump’s plan would have done likewise. But something is fundamentally wrong with the health care plan, the proposals and the structure it works in. I write […]

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Moving? Here are some packing tips

BY KAREN LIBIN, KL REALTY Packing to move is never fun; it’s a lot of time-consuming work. But it pays to do it right. I once had a client who left it to the last minute and had her young children quickly box the things in their own bedrooms. Her little boy—elementary school age at […]

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How to improve your home’s curb appeal

BY KAREN LIBIN, KL REALTY  Planning on selling your house this spring? In this time of low housing supply, the hour you put your Boulder County home on the market (live on the Multiple Listings Service), there is a good chance interested buyers will start driving by your property. Despite all the wealth of information […]

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What’s a “pocket listing”?

BY KAREN LIBIN, KL REALTY Occasionally, I have clients who want to try to sell their property, but they want to keep it very low key – this is what we call a soft sell. They don’t want their neighbors and everybody else knowing they are thinking of moving. They don’t want pictures of the […]

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The home valuation: What’s your home worth?

BY KAREN LIBIN, KL REALTY Recently former clients asked me to come over to review some renovations they were considering before selling in a few years. They wanted to know if it would make financial sense to put this remodeling investment into their home to help maximize its value. During my consultation with them, I […]

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Choosing a home with retirement in mind

BY KAREN LIBIN, KL REALTY If you’re “of a certain age” (wince!) and buying a home, you’ll want to think about how well it will work for you when you retire, whether that’s right around the corner or down the road. Boulder County is a great place for retirees with its abundance of sunshine, outdoor […]

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Remodeling your home with resale in mind

BY KAREN LIBIN, KL REALTY Remodeling a home: What should you do? What shouldn’t you do? This is a topic on which everybody and their brother has an opinion. Like interior design, there are basic rules upon which most people agree. But also like interior design, there are clever, talented people who can break these […]

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