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How to Fund Your Summer Staycation

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With so much uncertainty during the pandemic, traveling outside the state or country this summer may not be at the top of your priority list. However, with state parks and campgrounds re-opened again, there’s plenty of fun to be had right here in Colorado. If you’re short on cash this summer, tapping into the equity in your home could help. Here’s how a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) works and some fun ways it could help fund your summer staycation.

Benefits of Refinancing Your Mortgage

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Mortgage rates have hit record lows during the Coronavirus pandemic. And now, more than ever, everyone is taking a closer look and making adjustments to their budgets. With that in mind, you may be asking yourself—is now a good time to refinance your mortgage? If you’re trying to find ways to reduce your monthly expenses, consider these benefits of refinancing.

Should You Buy a House During the Holidays?

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If you’re currently in the market for a new home, you may be wondering if you should wait until after the holidays to buy. While spring and summer tend to see the bulk of home sales, it doesn’t mean they’re the best times to buy a house. Take a minute to explore the pros and cons of buying a house around the holidays.

How to Recognize Home Improvement Scams

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Home improvement season is here! If you’re hiring a company to make improvements on your home this summer, be on the lookout for scams. Home improvement scams are more common than you might think, and can end up costing you a lot. 

A salesman can con a homeowner by doing sloppy work that requires more repair down the line, leaving a job unfinished, or even making off with their pay and doing no work at all. Don’t let this happen to you. Read on for eight ways to recognize a home improvement scam.

Home Improvement Hacks

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You don’t need to spend a fortune to give your house a new look this spring. Read on for a list of DIY home improvement hacks and learn how to upgrade your home on a budget. 

Cabinet makeover 

You can give a tired kitchen a fresh look by just replacing the cabinet fronts. You’ll pay a fraction of the price and no one will know it’s your old cabinets hiding behind those beautiful new fronts. 

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

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As a homeowner, you know you need to prepare your home for the upcoming cold weather, but where do you start? Keep your home warm and safe this winter by following our comprehensive to-do list before the real cold sets in.

Seal your home

Give your home a quick run-through, checking for drafts. You can do this by holding a lit candle near the following areas.