Blake Team Blog

In case you haven’t noticed, much of Colorado gets very cold during the winter months. Whether you’ve lived in cold states before or not, warming up your new Colorado home can be a bit of a challenge at times. This is especially true when you’re not independently wealthy and are forced to be careful with… Read more »

Looking for that perfect spot to settle down in the greater Denver area? Why not consider making the Lakewood area your new ‘Home Sweet Home’? This young and vibrant Rocky Mountain city is known for its diversity, excellence in education, the arts, and, of course, lots of time in the great outdoors. Read on to… Read more »

There are a lot of real estate myths out there, but one that we hear most frequently is that it’s a bad idea to try to sell a home during the holiday season. Sure, the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are a busy time for most of us, but that doesn’t mean buyers suddenly stop being… Read more »

When selling your home, you have two options. You can either 1) work with a professional realtor or, 2) go the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) route. In order to make a smart decision prior to listing your property, you need to have all the facts. Today’s post will highlight the key differences between selling… Read more »

As a first-time home buyer, you’ve got a lot of questions. If you’re like most people, your primary concern has to do with how to go about financing your new home. How the heck do you go about getting a home loan in the Denver area, anyway? Well, the first and smartest thing you do… Read more »

Neighborhood Spotlight: The Arvada Area

There’s a lot to love about Denver, Colorado, and the real estate market is booming as a growing number of people are realizing what a great place it is to live. With numerous vibrant communities and neighborhoods in the greater metropolitan area, there’s a perfect spot for just about everyone to settle down. One of… Read more »

Interested in Selling? Click Here to Receive More Information Interested in Buying? Search All Homes for Sale on the Denver MLS   When taking a close look at the latest Denver market statistics, we’re seeing a continuation of all of the same trends we’ve seen in over the past couple of months. Month over month,… Read more »

When a prospective buyer walks into your home, every detail is important – including the floors. In fact, your choice of flooring can speak to buyers in a big way. The type of materials used and the style you’ve chosen can set the tone for a new homeowner’s lifestyle and inspire prospects to make a… Read more »

Order Your Pie or Donate   It’s my favorite time of year: turkey time. And this year, dessert is on us. That’s right—we’re giving away free pies this Thanksgiving to thank you for your support. The choice between apple, pumpkin, and pecan is yours. Let us know what you’d like, and we’ll take care of… Read more »

When looking for a great place to live, Castle Pines, Colorado should be at the top of your list. Earlier this year, Colorado was listed as one of the Top 10 states to live in, and Castle Pines was ranked as the 2nd best place in Colorado to raise a family. As soon as you… Read more »