Doing It Right The First Time: Why Jerry and Debbie Ballard Treat Every Property Like Luxury

We all understand the concept of doing things right the first time, but in real estate that philosophy couldn’t be more true. Being a real estate agent means getting things done quickly, and getting them done right. There’s little time for do-overs, and delays in any part of the marketing process can have major consequences.  […]


Adjusting Your Marketing Strategy During The Winter Months

It’s been almost three weeks since famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, confirming what we already know. Spring is a long way off.  While we shuttle through slushy streets and brave the single digit temperatures, houses still need to be sold. In the summer, marketing a property is easier. The community pool sparkles blue […]


Networking with the Women’s Council of Realtors

The Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) Mile High Network kicked off 2018 with a fantastic luncheon and presentation by Bruce Gardner on January 25. New President Pamala Carter organized a great event with about 40 Realtors and strategic partners attending the luncheon held at the View House in Centennial, Colorado. Bruce Gardner spoke on the […]


Creating a Photogenic Dining Room

Before kitchen tables and breakfast nooks, there was once a room where we all sat for meals and conversation at the end of the day. While the days of “formal dining” on a daily basis is less common, the dining room is still an important fixture in most homes. How you design a dining room […]


Luck Of The Draw: Putting Your Best Foot Forward Every Time

More than ever, the internet is central to all we do, and most likely the place people will turn to find more information about you. Our lives are driven by research, and unless you’ve got a full time Marketing Director on your staff, how you appear in online searches can feel like a gamble.  Think […]


Staging For Success: Less Is More

We’ve emphasized many times the importance of eliminating clutter when it comes to preparing a home for photography and ultimately for sale. Putting away a seller’s personal “stuff” and getting rid of anything that would distract from the neutral tone is always a good idea before scheduling a photographer or setting up a walk-through with […]


Photographer Spotlight: Master Photographer Nate Koerner

Nate Koerner’s motto is one you may have heard before: “Never look back, unless you are planning to go that way”, by Henry David Thoreau. For Nate, it really sums up his approach to his life and his work.  Nate says, “I really try to be present, be in the moment, and be relaxed.” He […]


Featured Property: A Hilltop Masterpiece

When we saw this listing at 140 South Eudora Street, we just had to feature it in this month’s newsletter.  The house itself is stunning, but we couldn’t think of a better way to get in the holiday spirit than by showing you this gorgeous home in the Hilltop neighborhood, dressed immaculately in holiday decorations! […]


It’s A 3D World: Making The Most Of Your Matterport Tours

It’s been a great year for client success with our Matterport 3D Tour offering!  We continue to hear stories from clients about how introducing Matterport tours has helped them win those tough to find new listings. In this hot Denver listing market with ‘Days on Market’ numbers lower than ever before, using a cool technology like […]


Tips For Attracting Renters This Holiday Season

As the holiday season approaches, so does the need for vacation houses and rentals, as visitors flock to Colorado’s picturesque towns and cities.  If you’re trying to secure bookings on your bed and breakfast or vacation rental, here are some tips. It’s important to focus on why vacationers choose Colorado in the first place. You […]


Crushing The Competition When Everyone’s An Expert

The internet has become an important resource for home buyers and sellers who are more educated and prepared than they have ever been.  While they still understand the value of having a licensed real estate professional guide them, they come to the table with more information, and in turn higher expectations. So how do you […]