How do HOAs work? When you purchase a home, there’s a good chance you’ll have to pay a homeowners association fee, especially in gated communities, townhouses, condominiums, and other similar planned neighborhoods. The idea is to keep common areas clean and maintained, and there’s usually an HOA board that is responsible for setting the rules and regulations. Each HOA is different, but most have the same core elements. You’ll typically pay your HOA fees either monthly or annually, and it’s an important factor to consider when you’re weighing your options for a new home. So what is typically included in […]
We have been receiving lots of questions and emails about the construction happening in Parker on the corners of Jordan Rd. and Aventerra, near Stonegate. This video briefly describes what is happening! Check it out! Karen & Company REALTY is a boutique real estate firm specializing in South Denver. We have been the #1 agent in Parker, CO for resale homes in 2013, 2014 & 2015. We also have been the #1 agent in Stonegate for over the last ten years! Contact us with any real estate need that you might have at www.SouthDenverDigs.com or 303-798-2290.
We receive many questions about South Denver homes, updating, real estate and more. Question: What’s the best return on my investment for my home? I’m not looking to sell soon, but just want to keep up with the trends! Answer: By far, the best investment for your home is just routine maintenance. We see many homes in which the homeowner has chosen to not change filters, smoke detectors, repair sprinklers, caulk windows, etc. This regular upkeep will pay you back when you need to sell. Buyers want to buy a home that has been maintained and doesn’t have hidden […]
One of the biggest expenses when owning a home is the utility bill each month. Whether it’s keeping the house cool in the summer or warm in the winter, it costs you. One of our team members recently had a home energy audit done on their home and found out there are some very easy ways to save money on heating and cooling expenses. Some are ones you may have heard of before but some were news to us! So, in no particular order, here are 5 ways you can save energy (and money) in your home that you can probably do […]